Hawaii is famous world wide for its picture perfect beaches and incredible surf that attracts travelers from all over. There are 8 main islands to choose from including Oahu, Maui, Hawaii Island (or Big Island), Kauai, Lanai, Molokai, Ni’ihau, and Kaho’olawe. Many visitors split their stay into 2 or 3 islands. One thing people often over look on their stay in Hawaii is the unique art culture that Hawaii has rooted in its culture. Below are 2 attractions you don’t want to miss if you are an art lover.
The Honolulu Museum of Art
Opened in 1927, the Museum is one the world’s most unique culture art displays in the world. It hosts a very impressive 50,000 + pieces that have been collected over nearly 100 years. Some of the pieces are ancient going back thousands of years. The art works are not just from the native land but from Asia, main land America and Europe which is a great reminder of Hawaii’s diverse community.
The Polynesian Cultural Center
Last but in no means least is the Polynesian Cultural Center which is the #1 visitor attraction the Hawaii has to offer. The goal of the center is to display its rich blend of island cultures including Hawaii, Fiji, Aotearoa (New Zealand), Samoa, Tahiti, and Tonga. Some of the activities within the 42 acre property include lagoon canoe rides entertaining shows about Hawaii’s royalty. You can also experience traditional Polynesian cuisine. The video below gives a great guided experience. You can learn more about the center via their website https://www.polynesia.com/