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4/4/2005 Linfield students set the stage for annual Hawaiian lu?

McMINNVILLE - Traditional food and entertainment from Hawaii will be featured at the 33rd annual Linfield College Hawaiian lu?au Saturday, April 16.

The Linfield Hawaiian Club hosts the event, which includes dinner, a show, a country store and a raffle. This year?s theme is "Just Another Day in Paradise."

A traditional Hawaiian dinner will be served to Linfield students on a meal plan at 5 p.m. and open to the public at 5:30 p.m. in Dillin Hall. The menu includes kalua pork, rice, lomi lomi salmon, chicken long rice, haupia, teriyaki chicken and fruit punch.

After dinner, the entertainment portion of the event will kick off at 7:30 p.m. in the Ted Wilson Gymnasium. The show will feature a variety of traditional dances including the kahiko, auanas, keiki and haka. The event will also feature a performance by Kanalo, a band from Hawaii.

Those attending the event will also have the opportunity to shop at the country store, which will feature various preserves, crafts and other Hawaiian items. The country store will be open from 5 to 7:15 p.m.

Starting Monday, April 4, tickets can be purchased in front of Walker Hall from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and in Dillin Hall from 5 to 7 p.m. Tickets for the show and dinner are $16 for adults and $6 for children 12 and younger. Tickets are $6 for Linfield students on the meal plan and $11 for those who are not. For groups of 10 or more, tickets are $11 each.

For more information, contact Jenna Nakao, a Linfield junior and one of the event organizers, at jnakao@linfield.edu.