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Demolition Begins on Spirit of Aloha Building at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort

Demolition has begun on the building that once housed Spirit of Aloha at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort.

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While we previously saw the surfboard sign and thatched roof removed, this is the first destruction we have seen of the actual building.

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From the Monorail this morning, we could see that a significant portion of the building has been knocked down.

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A construction vehicle loomed over the caved-in section.

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Later in the day, the demolition had progressed quite a bit more and we got a better look at the aftermath.

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A large portion of the backstage area of Luau Cove is now little more than a pile of rubble.

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Disney announced earlier this year that Spirit of Aloha was permanently closed and later filed a permit for demolition. A new Disney Vacation Club wing will replace the demolished buildings.

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  1. Purely gut-wrenching to watch. Amazing how Disney, who once created magic with everything they touch, now destroy everything and anything of fan fare. Disgusting.

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