Polynesian dance tradition on display

  • Ashley Liai, 25, performs a traditional Polynesian dance. The Museum of Discovery and Science in Fort Lauderdale held special presentations and demonstrations celebrating the cultural traditions of the South Pacific islands on Sunday, May 12, 2013. CARL JUSTE / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Dominic DiMaggio, 5, concentrates as he performs a Polynesian dance. The Museum of Discovery and Science in Fort Lauderdale held special presentations and demonstrations celebrating the cultural traditions of the South Pacific islands on Sunday, May 12, 2013. CARL JUSTE / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Coral Springs resident Michelle Stadler, 35, and daughter Gabriella, 4, dance in their seats as they watch traditional Polynesian dancers perform.The Museum of Discovery and Science in Fort Lauderdale held special presentations and demonstrations celebrating the cultural traditions of the South Pacific islands on Sunday, May 12, 2013. CARL JUSTE / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Alexis Mancuso, 5, center, tries to copy the moves of Polynesian dancers. The Museum of Discovery and Science in Fort Lauderdale held special presentations and demonstrations celebrating the cultural traditions of the South Pacific islands on Sunday, May 12, 2013. CARL JUSTE / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Benjamin Adams, 5, left, and Alexis Mancuso, 5, right, try the to copy the moves of the Polynesian dancers. The Museum of Discovery and Science in Fort Lauderdale held special presentations and demonstrations celebrating the cultural traditions of the South Pacific islands on Sunday, May 12, 2013. CARL JUSTE / MIAMI HERALD STAFF