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Real-Life “I Am Moana” Cover Filmed at Polynesian Cultural Center

Real-Life "I Am Moana" Cover Filmed at Polynesian Cultural Center

For the past month, the kid-friendly and family-fun production company Working with Lemons has been creating beautiful real-life covers of popular songs from Disney’s hit animated movie Moana. Their cover of “How Far I’ll Go” has over 1 million views to date, while Maui’s theme song “You’re Welcome” has over 5 million views and counting. Today, the team has added another …

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Polynesian Cultural Center Featured in Real-Life Moana Video

Polynesian Cultural Center Featured in Real-Lief Moana Video

The Polynesian Cultural Center (PCC) is a unique attraction owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints dedicated to preserving and sharing the history of the Polynesian islands with the world. It features eight villages showcasing traditional arts and performances, multiple luaus, shopping, and family-fun adventures. The PCC recently teamed up with the movie production company Working With Lemons (run …

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How to Make Haupia, a Delicious Hawaiian Luau Dessert

How to Make Haupia, a Delicious Hawaiian Luau Dessert

Haupia is a traditional Hawaiin dessert made of coconut milk. It is a staple at luaus and is a delightful, creamy cross between a gelatin dessert and pudding.  We recently got to try haupia at the Polynesian Cultural Center! We loved it so much we had to find a way to share it with you for our latest Latter-day Life …

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A City of Refuge: The Fascinating History of Mormons in Laie, Hawaii

A City of Refuge: The Fascinating History of Mormons in Laie, Hawaii

In ancient times, Laie, Hawaii was known as a city of refuge. Fugitives and transgressors would flee to it, as warriors were forbidden to harm them or enter the boundaries of the city. Little did the inhabitants know that the city of Laie would continue this tradition for generations as it became a refuge for Latter-day Saints in Polynesia. The …

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Watch Native Performers from Polynesia Sing “I Am a Child of God”

Watch Native Performers from Polynesia Sing “I Am a Child of God”

At the Polynesian Cultural Center, hundreds of Brigham Young University-Hawaii students serve and share their culture with the millions of visitors. One of the most special tasks is to perform in Ha: Breath of Life, the night show that features dance and music from all of the islands of Polynesia interwoven with a powerful story of love, loss, and growing …

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About the Polynesian Cultural Center

10 Things You Didn’t Know About the Polynesian Cultural Center

Located on the beautiful Hawaiian island of O’ahu, the Polynesian Cultural Center is a hidden treasure with deep ties to the Latter-day Saint community. Owned and operated by the Church, it features eight villages, one for each of the Polynesian islands, where native performers showcase traditional arts, crafts, and activities. As the Polynesian Cultural Center celebrates its 53rd birthday today, we …

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President Uchtdorf Dedicates New Addition to Church’s Polynesian Cultural Center in Hawaii

President Uchtdorf Dedicates New Addition to Church’s Polynesian Cultural Center in Hawaii

From Mormon Newsroom: President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, second counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, dedicated a new expansion at the Church-owned Polynesian Cultural Center (PCC) in Hawaii, Saturday, August 29, 2015. The PCC’s Hukilau Marketplace is open in the small town of Laie on the island of Oahu, home to the Laie …

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