Naihe, who graduated from Pacific University on May 18 with a bachelor’s degree in art design, worked feverishly to make sure that his senior capstone project at Pacific was perfect.
Event is sold out, but general admission tickets to the Friday evening dress rehearsal available at the door.
Presented by Pacific's Hawai‘i Club, Nā Haumāna O Hawai`i, the 2019 Lū`au takes place in mid-April and is one of the largest on the mainland.
NHOH has partnered with WFWA for several years to ensure families from underserved communities, including migrant farm workers, experience the joy of giving and receiving.
When Nā Haumāna O Hawai‘i presents its 58th annual Lu’au on Saturday, it will do so in honor of a very special alumna, mentor and friend: “Aunty” Edna Gehring (nee Doar) ’70, MSEd ’72.
"Aunty" Edna Gehring, advisor for Pacific's Hawai'i Club, is retiring after 35 years of service at Pacific. Her legacy will live on through an endowed scholarship for members of the club.
Our 58th annual Lu'au, presented by Nā Haumāna O Hawai‘i, takes place on Saturday, April 14, and this year's theme is Nā Hali'a Aloha (“Good Times Together”).
Ms. Janalei Chun '89, MAT '97 has agreed to become the new director of Hawai‘i Outreach and Programming.
Pat Pimental spent three years as floral and lei chair of the Nā Haumāna O Hawai‘i Lu‘au. As a parent, she says, she was able to become part of the ‘ohana at Pacific.
The son of two Pacific University alumni from Hawai‘i, Josh Higa '19 grew up feeling like a member of the Boxer ‘Ohana. Now that he's a Pacific student, he says, it's even better than he expected.