Nā Haumāna O Hawai‘i

Floral Decorations from Lūʻau 2022Mission Statement

The mission of Nā Haumāna O Hawai‘i is to promote and radiate the spirit of Aloha and preserve and perpetuate our unique cultural heritage.


Any student of Pacific University who shows an interest in the goals of the organization, accepts adherence to the provisions of the constitution and by-laws, and is willing to contribute to the ongoing success of the organization, is eligible for membership.


Janalei Chun ʻ89, MAT ʻ97 | auntyjana@pacificu.edu 
Hope Villanueva | villanuh@pacificu.edu
Edna K. Gehring, MS ʻ70, ʻ72 | gehringe@pacificu.edu

Honorary Advisor

Jeff Grundon, ʻ80 | grundonj@pacificu.edu


Shaye Nishimura | nish1770@pacificu.edu


Noah Yamashiro  | yama1004@pacificu.edu


Follow us on Instagram for more announcements and upcoming events at @nhoh_pacific!

Upcoming Events

6 to 7:30 p.m. | Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2023
Forest Grove, Washburne University Center, Multi-Purpose Room (MPR)


gifts for annual holiday giving tree

The NHOH Holiday Giving Tree is wrapping up on Nov. 30. Please consider a donation of a toy or clothing to brighten the holiday for children.

Spots are still available at the NHOH tapa flower making workshop on Tuesday, Nov. 28. Create two tapa flowers and learn about the history and use of tapa in many Polynesian cultures.

NHOH and the Pacific Islanders of Intel will host a tapa flower making workshop on Nov. 28, in the MPR. Learn about the history and use of tapa in many Polynesian cultures.