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traditional Hawaiian dance at Linfield's annual Lu'au

Hui o Lōkahi

Hui o Lōkahi (formerly Hawai'i Club) seeks to share an awareness of Hawaiian culture with the Linfield community. The club traditionally holds an annual Hawaiian Lū'au in the spring and participates in other club-sponsored activities throughout the year.

Lū'au & Hō'ike

The student performances and authentic Hawaiian dinner continue to be campus and community favorites each year. The event features dances from the Hawaiian Islands as well as New Zealand and Tahiti.

The spring 2022 event began with a country store featuring food trucks, a beer and wine garden, and booths selling goods such as macadamia nuts and leis. The show (hō'ike), put on by Linfield students, both from Hawaii and not, dance hula, play Hawaiian music and share the culture of the Polynesian islands with you.

 

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Annual Lū'au and Hō'ike

Voices of Linfield

dancers on the stage at the lu'au surrounded by Hawaiian floral decorations
portrait of Taetum
dancers on the stage at the lu'au surrounded by Hawaiian floral decorations
From Linfield Hoodie to Linfield Lu'au
First-year student Taetum Lynn Kalani '25 was more than ready to dance in Linfield University’s 49th Annual Lu'au and Ho'ike. You could say that it all began with her grandfather’s Linfield hooded sweatshirt.
flame thrower at Linfield's 48th Annual Lu'au and Ho'ike
Linfield's Hui O Lōkahi Club
flame thrower at Linfield's 48th Annual Lu'au and Ho'ike
Linfield's 48th Annual Lu'au and Ho'ike
Each performance was a beautiful celebration of culture, community and art under the theme of No Ka Lāhui, which means “for the nation.” This phrase grew out of a movement to protect sacred Hawaiian land from desecration. 
Linfield’s Hui O Lōkahi Club rehearsal for the 2021 lu'au
students rehearsing for the 2021 lu'au
Linfield’s Hui O Lōkahi Club rehearsal for the 2021 lu'au
Carrying On With Tradition
The Hui O Lōkahi Club’s (formerly Hawai’i Club) lu'au has been a longstanding tradition here at Linfield. Unlike last year, COVID-19 won't stop them from putting on a great show this spring, thanks to adaptive event planning and safety protocols.
dancers on the stage at the lu'au surrounded by Hawaiian floral decorations
portrait of Taetum
dancers on the stage at the lu'au surrounded by Hawaiian floral decorations
From Linfield Hoodie to Linfield Lu'au
First-year student Taetum Lynn Kalani '25 was more than ready to dance in Linfield University’s 49th Annual Lu'au and Ho'ike. You could say that it all began with her grandfather’s Linfield hooded sweatshirt.
flame thrower at Linfield's 48th Annual Lu'au and Ho'ike
Linfield's Hui O Lōkahi Club
flame thrower at Linfield's 48th Annual Lu'au and Ho'ike
Linfield's 48th Annual Lu'au and Ho'ike
Each performance was a beautiful celebration of culture, community and art under the theme of No Ka Lāhui, which means “for the nation.” This phrase grew out of a movement to protect sacred Hawaiian land from desecration. 
Linfield’s Hui O Lōkahi Club rehearsal for the 2021 lu'au
students rehearsing for the 2021 lu'au
Linfield’s Hui O Lōkahi Club rehearsal for the 2021 lu'au
Carrying On With Tradition
The Hui O Lōkahi Club’s (formerly Hawai’i Club) lu'au has been a longstanding tradition here at Linfield. Unlike last year, COVID-19 won't stop them from putting on a great show this spring, thanks to adaptive event planning and safety protocols.