CORVALLIS, Ore. - Oregon State University will host its 58th annual Luau this Saturday, April 27, at Gill Coliseum - an event that includes an authentic Hawaiian dinner, a concert and show, and performances by a fire dancer and an Elvis impersonator.
The luau, which has the theme, "Journey through Polynesia," is sponsored by OSU's Hui O Hawaii with the Polynesian Cultural Club. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. and dinner begins at 5 p.m. The show begins at 6 p.m.; the concert at 8;30 p.m.
Advance tickets are priced at $25 for the dinner, show and concert; or $15 for the show and concert. They are available through April 26 in the Memorial Union quad from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets sold at the door will be $5 more.
The dinner features Kalua pig, chicken long rice, shoyu chicken, lomi salmon, rice, poi, poke, haupia, and tofu stir fry.
The concert artist is Spawnbreezie. In addition to the fire dancer from Hawaii, 16 dances from throughout Polynesian Islands will be performed, and children from the Boys & Girls Club will participate in a dance taught by OSU students.
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Sandy Tsuneyoshi, 541-737-9033