The theme for this year's lūʻau is, E Lohe I Nā Moʻolelo I Haʻiʻole ʻIa O Ka Pākīpika, in translation it means "Hear the Untold Stories of the Pacific". Our event will be held on Saturday, April 6th, 2019 at Pacific Lutheran University's Olson Gymnasium. The reason why we chose this theme is because our goal is to continue spreading the culture and stories that we grew up from in hopes to promote a more diverse and inclusive environment towards the PLU community. We aim to continue educating others of each of our students' individual backgrounds by incorporating the different cultures along the islands of the Pacific such as Hawaiian, Tahitian, Samoan, and the Philippines. Through this event, we will open the minds and hearts of many through our music, dance, and food to share each of our stories.'
We invite you to celebrate this occasion that invites us all to come together to “talk story,” make memories, and get a taste of the various cultures we're going to present!
What our team seeks and hopes to accomplish through crowdfunding is to continue spreading cultural awareness and educational diversity through our Lūʻau event. The Lūʻau is meant to unify and bring people together, build community and friendships through peers, faculty, friends, and family. With the money that we raise through crowdfunding, all proceeds will go towards the upcoming lūʻau this year, and for future lūʻau's as well. The funds will be allocated towards our committees such as: entertainment, decorations, etc.
$800 -- Food and Catering budget
$500 -- Performers Costumes
$200 -- Decorations
Your gift goes towards supporting Lūʻau will allow us to carry on the tradition of sharing the love of our cultures. We cannot thank you enough for your generosity and support. Mahalo iā 'oe!
Our team is made up of members from Nā Hoaloha Oʻ Hawaiʻi and the Asian Pacific Islander Student Association. We enjoy putting on this production for the PLU community, our friends and family, and for the public. We hope that through events like this, we will continue to unify both of our clubs and show our dedication and passion in sharing our cultures through different social activities. We invite you to continue hearing our stories through the islands of the Pacific and allow us to carry it on for the next several years!