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For nearly 50 years, the Church-owned Polynesian Cultural Center in Hawaii has shared a special spirit with guests from all over the world.
President David O. McKay commissioned its construction after having a prophetic vision that the small town of Laie would be the educational and spiritual center of the Church in the Pacific.
More than 100 labor missionaries helped build the center, which is located adjacent to BYU Hawaii and the Laie temple.
Fifty years after the Center's grand opening, missionary labors continue through music and dance.