Kap Culture & Art

World renowned Samoan fire knife dancer and ambassador

Meet Kap, the vibrant force behind the cultural experiences at the Polynesian Cultural Center (PCC) in Laie, Hawaii. Originally from Samoa, Kap, with a B.A. in Art 3D from BYU-Hawaii, is the Senior Ambassador at PCC. As a renowned educator for over 20 years, he’s brought Polynesian cultures to life, educating and entertaining leaders, celebrities, and millions of visitors annually. Kap’s love for life shines through his diverse artworks—sculptures, pottery, paintings, carvings, and weavings—now gracing homes worldwide. Collaborating closely with Master Carver Tui’one Pulotu and Professors Viliami and Mataumu Toelupe Alisa, Kap’s art is a celebration of culture and creativity.


(808) 369-4171


55-370 Kamehameha Hwy,

Laie Hawaii 96762


Monday – Saturday

12 pm – 9 pm

Closed Sundays & Wednesdays

Variety of Pounders special Dishes

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Family Meal $125

Bring the whole Ohana and order quick and easy with our Family Meal. This meal feeds 5-6 people and includes many delicious dishes including our Chinese Chicken Salad, Pounders Fish Nuggets, Hurricane Fries, Mango Mascarpone Pizza, Korean Chicken, Baby Back Ribs, and our Char Siu Fried rice

Meet The Artist

Uncover the artistry behind crafting exquisite Hawaiian jewelry. Dive into the intricate process, where tradition meets creativity, shaping timeless pieces inspired by the islands’ rich culture and natural beauty.”


Tamara Fernandez@LocalGuide
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Kap is an amazing person, there's not much more to say. You can tell his passion when talking about Samoa, but his art is another story. He is a true artist who is very versatile and I couldn't resist buying a small part of his art.
Christian Wilson@LocalGuide
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Kap is not only an incredible artist but a wonderful human being. He is very skilled in his culture and cares about the people he meets. He is the fittest person I have ever met at his age. He is also an awesome fire knife dancer.
Aaron Bell@LocalGuide
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What an amazing guy, his culture personality, and his art are all amazing. He knows how to make people happy!


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