Savor the island spirit at Saint Martin’s annual Lu’au April 9

March 30, 2011

The Lu’au has been a popular tradition at Saint Martin’s, drawing hundreds of area residents each year to enjoy an authentic taste of culture. The evening includes an authentic lu’au feast along with music and entertainment from several South Seas cultures.

“Hui `O Hawai`i is excited to share delicious Hawaiian food and music, different cultures of the Pacific and the aloha spirit with the community," said Saint Martin’s student Malia Ibarra, who heads this year’s festival.

Doors open at 5 p.m.  Dinner service begins at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 for the dinner and the show, $12 with a Saint Martin’s ID. Children 8 and under are free. For guests who wish to attend the show only, the charge is $5. Reservations are available for tables of eight.

For tickets or more information, please call 360-486-8053 or email

Saint Martin’s University is an independent four-year, Catholic, coeducational university located on a 380-acre wooded campus in Lacey, Washington. Established in 1895 by the Catholic Order of Saint Benedict, the University is one of 18 Benedictine colleges and universities in the United States and Canada, and the only one west of the Rocky Mountains. Saint Martin’s University prepares students for successful lives through its 21 majors and six graduate programs spanning the liberal arts, business, education and engineering. Saint Martin’s welcomes 1,250 students from many ethnic and religious backgrounds to its main campus, and 650 more to its extension campuses located at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Everett College, Olympic College, Centralia College, and Tacoma Community College.

For further information:

Jennifer Fellinger
Vice president of marketing and communications
Saint Martin’s University
office: 360-438-4332