The Kenaninui Polynesian Dance Troupe was originally conceived on the Gold Coast Australia , in 1986 with the opening of the Pacific Lagoon Polynesian Restaurant opposite Movie World on the Gold Coast.
The group moved on to perform at various Conferences, Special Events and Charities from the Sunshine Coast to Coffs Harbour. In 1998 the group was offered the resident show, performing every Saturday night to holiday guests at the Mercure Resort, Surfers Paradise
The show consisting of a journey through the Polynesian Islands; Tahiti, Hawaii, Samoa, New Zealand and the Cook Islands, displaying vibrant beats and soothing melodies of the Polynesian Action Dances as they entertain in their array of colourful Island costumes.
The Group is choreographed and musically directed by Michael and Pareana Mangakahia who formed Polynesian Dance Groups for all the Island Resorts during their stay in the Whitsunday's.
With accompanying musicians the performers are backed with live drumming, guitar, ukulele and vocal harmonies.
MAKE A DATE TO SEE THEIR SPECTACULAR SHOW FOR YOUR NEXT EVENT!!!