Every year the Polynesian Cultural Center hosts a series of cultural, seasonal and special events. For further information on a specific event please visit the website of the event you are interested in attending or participating.
Cultural & Special Events Schedule
23rd Moanike'ala Hula Festival (January 19, 2013)
Hula halau from across Hawai'i and Japan come together for the Annual Moanikeala Festival held at the Polynesian Cultural Centers Pacific Theater. Beautiful vestments and fragrant flowers accentuated the dancers graceful movements as they told the story of Hawai'i’s past, present and future. Visit the website...
World Fireknife Competition (May 8-11, 2013)
The Polynesian Cultural Center hosts the World Fireknife Championship every May. Competitors from all over the world come gather and compete for the chance to become the World Fireknife Champion. Visit the official website...
14th Annual Te Mahana Hiro'a Tumu O Tahiti (July 12-13, 2013)
Visitors can experience the beauty of the Tahitian culture at the Polynesian Cultural Center’s(PCC) Annual Te Mahana Hiro'a O Tahiti festival and dance competition. For more information visit the website to get your tickets or go online and "Watch this event Live!"
13th Annual Te Manahua (Maori Song & Dance Competition)(August 30-31, 2013)
Harmonious melodies and soulful chants filled the air as competitors from across the globe performed in the Annual Te Manahua Maori Cultural Competition held at the Polynesian Cultural Center (PCC). This moving whakataetae (competition) included a Haka Hard, Poi E competition, and concludes with the Maori Performing Arts Competition today. For more information vsit the website.
Haunted Lagoon: Dreams & Nightmares (starting October 5, 2012)
The newest chapter in the mystery of the Laie Lady unfolds at this year’s Haunted Lagoon experience at the Polynesian Cultural Center (PCC): Haunted Lagoon: Dreams and Nightmares. Beginning October 5, brave adventurers are welcome to board canoes for a journey through the Laie Lady’s mind, witnessing her fanciful dreams and nightmarish visions.. Learn more...
Christmas in Polynesia (December 2012)
This holiday season, take a festive canoe ride through our brilliantly lit lagoon. Your family will enjoy the heart-warming story of “Kamakana and the Five Fir Trees.” Plus during our Christmas in Polynesia event, we’ll have lots of entertainment, fun activities and treats for all. Learn More...