Thanksgiving is almost here, and you know what that means. It means Christmas at the @hukilaumarketplace is just around the corner! We've got scavenger hunts, snow days, live entertainment, a live nativity, and more! #hmpchristmas
Thanksgiving is just around the corner and now is the time to start meal prepping. We thought we’d make it easier for you so here are your Polynesian favorites, all in one place! Add some island flare to your #thanksgiving dinner! (See link in bio for these tasty recipes )
The Mana’o Company stopped by the center today to film a music video for their latest single “Welcome to My Island Home” which you can find on iTunes. Here’s a quick behind the scenes of today’s shoot.
As you board our canoe for your tour of the Polynesian Cultural Center, you may ask yourself “Who is that pushing my canoe?” Well, let us tell you! Check out our blog to find out more! www.polynesia.com/blog/canoe-pushing/
Coming to the North Shore of Oahu for Christmas? Make sure you come celebrate with us at our Christmas at the Hukilau Marketplace event! We have also compiled a list of activities and suggestions to make your holiday warm, bright and full of aloha. Check out our blog (link in bio) for all the details! #HMPChristmas
The Christmas season is just around the corner and we’ll be celebrating all through the month of December here at the Hukilau Marketplace. Make sure you visit hukilaumarketplace.com/events to stay in the loop on all of our upcoming events!
In New Zealand, the Maori people would greet guests by performing a welcoming ceremony known as the pōwhiri. This would determine whether the guests were friend or foe. This tradition is still practiced here at the center!
Here in the Samoan village, Kap and the boys will show you how to make fire using only sticks, husk a coconut, make coconut milk, climb a tree, and spin the traditional fire knife. Do you think you can handle all of that?
In the islands, lunch time is all the time and everyone is welcome! If you leave hungry you’re doing it wrong because at the luau it’s all you can eat! Seconds and thirds are highly recommended. Make sure you try the traditional kalua pig! #EatPolynesia
Each island of Polynesia has their own unique style of dance and you can see all of them right here at the center during our canoe pageant! If you could learn to dance like and of the islands, which one would you choose?