Pacific University Annual Lūʻau and Hōʻike
The Pacific University Nā Haumāna O Hawai‘i presents its annual Lū‘au and Hō‘ike on the second Saturday of April.
Lū‘au and Hō‘ike is the only completely student-run and student-directed lū‘au in the Northwest, attracting about 2,000 people every year. It is a culmination of hours of hard work and many hearts coming together to to share a unique aspect of our island heritage.
The 63rd annual Lū‘au and Hō‘ike takes place Saturday, April 13, on Pacific’s Forest Grove Campus. The event features a traditional meal served in the University Center, followed by the performance in the Stoller Center. Guests may purchase tickets for the meal and show together, or for the show only.
Dinner begins at 3 p.m. with reservations available in four different seatings: 3 p.m., 3:15 p.m., 3:50 p.m., and 4:05 p.m.
Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for the show, which begins at 6:30 p.m.
Lū‘au and Hō‘ike is an incredibly popular event featuring the hard work of Pacific students. Tickets are offered to the families of participating students through pre-sale invitations starting in February. Tickets open to the general public on March 5.
Families and donors each year bring food, gifts, flowers, and other specialty items from Hawai‘i to stock the Country Store. Stop by before Lū‘au and Hō‘ike to shop!
The Country Store will be open to the public in the Stoller Center beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 13. The Country Store also is open to Pacific students, employees, alumni and families for limited hours Friday, April 12.