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27th Annual World Fireknife Championships at the Polynesian Cultural Center



  • May 8 (Womens Preliminaries)
  • Hale Ohana, 8:00 pm
  • May 9 (Womens Finals)
  • Hale Aloha, 6:30 pm
  • Call +1 (800) 293-3333 for Ticket Information

Men & Jr


  • May 9 (Mens Preliminaries)
  • May 10 (Mens Semi-final)
  • May 10 (Jr & Intermediate)
  • Hale Aloha, 6:30 pm
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We Are Samoa


  • May 11
  • High School Festival
  • Pacific Theater
  • 9:00 am
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The world’s most talented fireknife dancers come together at the Polynesian Cultural Center for three nights of heated competition. From as young as six years old to the most experienced and celebrated performers, all will compete in their respective divisions seeking to win the coveted title of World Fireknife Champion. Attendees will be treated to a cultural experience unlike any other, and the best of the best will be crowned a World Champion in both Junior and Senior Divisions.

Samoan High School Cultural Arts Festival at the Polynesian Cultural Center

Hawaii high school students of Samoan ancestry will demonstrate their knowledge of Samoa’s culture by competing in a series of traditional practices including protocol and speech making, basket weaving, coconut husking and fire making, costuming, poise, dance and interpretation.

Contact Info

Advanced reservations are highly recommended as these events sells out every year. For more information or to make a reservations, call the Polynesian Cultural Center Ticket Office at (808) 293-3333