Oahu, the vibrant island in Hawaii, offers an incredible setting for student performing groups, blending performance opportunities with historical and educational experiences. Here’s an overview of what students can explore:

The Polynesian Cultural Center provides an authentic and immersive experience for student groups. Here, students can showcase their talents in a unique setting that celebrates the diverse cultures of Polynesia. The center offers a stage for performances amidst traditional Polynesian villages, providing a cultural exchange for both performers and audiences.

The USS Missouri, located at Pearl Harbor, offers a historic backdrop for student groups. Students can perform near this iconic battleship, which played a significant role in World War II. The site provides a solemn and educational experience, allowing students to reflect on history and honor the bravery of those who served.

Pearl Harbor is a poignant historical site that provides educational insights into the events of December 7, 1941. Students can visit the USS Arizona Memorial and the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center to learn about the impact of the attack and the role it played in shaping world history.

For a unique adventure, students can hike up Diamond Head, an iconic volcanic crater with breathtaking views of Oahu. This educational and recreational experience allows students to learn about geology, Hawaiian history, and enjoy the stunning scenery.

In summary, Oahu offers a dynamic and multi-faceted experience for student performing groups. From cultural performances at the Polynesian Cultural Center to historical reflections at Pearl Harbor and iconic natural landmarks, students can engage in a blend of performance, education, and exploration in this beautiful Hawaiian setting.

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Top Attractions

  • Diamond Head Crater Hike

    Diamond Head, the extinct volcano is a popular hiking destination with a rugged trail leading to panoramic views.

  • Dole Plantation

    Originally operated as a fruit stand beginning in 1950, Dole Plantation opened to the public as Hawaii’s “Pineapple Experience” in 1989. Today, Dole Plantation is one of Oahu’s most popular visitor attractions and welcomes more than one million visitors a year.

  • Iolani Palace

    The ʻIolani Palace was the royal residence of the rulers of the Kingdom of Hawaii beginning with Kamehameha III under the Kamehameha Dynasty and ending with Queen Liliʻuokalani under the Kalākaua Dynasty, founded by her brother, King David Kalākaua

  • North Shore

    The laid-back North Shore is a stretch of coast known for big waves and professional surfing contests at Waimea Bay and Sunset Beach. In summer (May–Oct), Pūpūkea Marine Life Conservation District has calm water for snorkeling among colorful coral and fish. Indie galleries, surf shops and Hawaiian plate-lunch spots fill Haleiwa town, while the Dole Plantation runs tours of its pineapple fields and tropical gardens. ― Google

  • Pali Lookout

    Nuʻuanu Pali is a section of the windward cliff of the Koʻolau mountain located at the head of Nuʻuanu Valley on the island of Oahu. It has a panoramic view of the windward coast of Oahu.

  • The Polynesian Cultural Center

    The Polynesian Cultural Center (PCC) is a family-centered cultural theme park and living museum located in Laie, on the northern shore of Oahu.
    The PCC encompasses eight simulated tropical villages, in which performers demonstrate various arts and crafts from throughout Polynesia.

  • The USS Arizona Memorial

    The USS Arizona Memorial, at Pearl Harbor in Honolulu, Hawaii, marks the resting place of 1,102 of the 1,177 sailors and Marines killed on USS Arizona during the Attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, and commemorates the events of that day.

  • Waikiki Beach

    High-rise hotels line the shore in Waikiki, a vibrant neighborhood known for its popular surf beach. Designer fashion stores line Kalakaua Avenue and nearby streets, and the area buzzes after dark with waterside cocktail bars, fine dining and Kuhio Beach hula shows. Honolulu Zoo is home to Komodo dragons and wandering peacocks, while parrotfish and urchins inhabit Waikiki Aquarium’s reef exhibit.

  • Waikiki Sunset Cruise

    Board the Star of Honolulu for an unforgettable sunset dinner cruise

Performance Venues

  • Polynesian Cultural Center

    Enjoy your band or choir performance in the entrance are of the Polynesian Cultural Center.

  • USS Missouri

    Get a chance to perform in front of the USS Missouri (BB-63), an Iowa-class battleship. Missouri was the last battleship commissioned by the United States and is best remembered as the site of the surrender of the Empire of Japan, which ended World War II.


  • HA! Breath of Life

    The symbolic story of Mana and his beloved Lani, punctuated by Polynesian dance, music and blazing fireknives, is told in “Hā: Breath of Life,” our stunning evening show featuring over 100 Polynesian natives, special effects, animation and surround sound. It is a Pacific isle saga of birth and death, love and family, tragedy and triumph.