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Lu'au and Wulapalooza return this month

Hawai'i Club hosts 21st-annual Lu'au

The Hawai'i Club will host the 21st-annual Lu'au April 17 in the Cone Field House at Sparks Athletic Center. Doors open for dinner at 5:30 p.m. with a show at 7 p.m.

As always, guests will enjoy freshly made Hawaiian food, music and dance performances from all over Polynesia as well as an opportunity to purchase products unique to Hawaii. Each year, the club strives to recreate a piece of home and share Polynesian culture with the Salem community.

Tickets are available to alumni and the public, and cost is $15, $20 at the door (includes dinner). Limited dinner seats are available. Tickets for the show only are $10. Doors close promptly at 7 p.m., when the show begins.

Tickets are on sale at the Putnam University Center weekdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and at Goudy Commons from 5 - 7 p.m. Beginning April 12, tickets can be purchased at Goudy Commons from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and from 5 - 7 p.m.

For more information, visit the Office of Multicultural Affairs website or contact Gordy Toyama at at (503) 370-6265.


Wulapalooza showcases bands, talent

ImageNow in its 12th year on campus, Wulapalooza will take place Saturday, April 24. The annual music, art and culture festival will stretch through the entire day, beginning at 11 a.m. and winding down at 10 p.m.

As always, admission to Wulapalooza is free, and no RSVP or registration is required.

All Willamette alumni are invited to drop by the Office of Alumni Relations' "food and adult beverage patio" between 5 and 7 p.m. The office will provide a drink ticket and light appetizers for alumni and their family members who RSVP by April 15. The patio is located on the second floor of the University Center, overlooking Brown Field and the Wulapalooza activities. It is open to those 21 and older.

RSVP for the alumni-only patio

Visit the Wulapalooza website for more information