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Whitworth University Polynesian Club Celebrates 50th Lū‘au

March 23, 2022

Whitworth University’s Polynesian Club will host the university’s 50th Lū‘au  on April 23 at 5 p.m. in the Hixson Union Building and the fieldhouse.

This year’s theme is “Eia au he mama o Hawai‘i” (Here I am a descendant of Hawai‘i, the new era). Guests will experience the customs and flavors of some of the major islands of the Polynesian Triangle including Hawai‘i, Samoa and New Zealand.

Dinner will be served from 5-6:30 p.m. in the HUB, and the performance will take place from 7-10 p.m. in the fieldhouse.

The menu includes kalua pig, rice, lomi salmon, chicken long rice, macaroni salad, green salad, barbecue chicken, haupia and pineapple upside down cake. 

A “General Admission + Dinner” ticket includes the Lū‘au meal and the performance. All other ticket prices only include admission to the fieldhouse performance. 

To purchase a ticket and for a schedule of events, click here.

Please note: There are no COVID-19 restrictions in place at this time, but if you or anyone in your group or household is sick, please do not attend. 

About Whitworth University:

Located in Spokane, Wash., Whitworth is a private liberal arts university affiliated with the Presbyterian church. The university, which has an enrollment of nearly 3,000 students, offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degree programs.


Trisha Coder, media relations manager, Whitworth University, (509) 777-4703 or