Cattle grazing in one of the many ranches near Waimea. Big Island. POLYNESIAN CULTURAL CENTER. Located northeast of the island of Oahu, is one of the landmarks for the whole story, crafts and dances of seven of the communities that make up Polynesia: Tonga, Hawaii, Samoa, Tahiti, Fiji, New Zealand and the Marquesas. This theme park was created there in 1963 by Mormon missionaries and since then, through small shows are recreated each island everyday situations, such as the palms up in Samoa or Tahiti are tattooed. The place has a main show in one of the lakes called Rainbow of Paradise, in which canoes parade chanting, dancing and martial arts of each country. It also has an Imax room in which a documentary on coral conservation in the area. It is one of the best places in which to learn the typical Hawaiian Hula dance or sing the rhythm of a guitar ukulele, cavaquinho close relative of the Portuguese, and a fundamental element of a set of traditional Hawaiian music.