The clubs that have been around a long time tend to have some of the best events and fun on this campus. Each club has its own history, but the Hawaii Club has 17 years of history on the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Prescott Campus.
Each year, the club puts on an exciting event that brings families from around Prescott to attend, as well as students, faculty, and staff. The Hawaii Club holds a luau inside the Activity Center with all the main dishes served.
While you eat the delicious food, the club performs native dances from the Hula to Fire Dances. Each year, the club brings in a group from Phoenix to perform as well.
The Luau will be held on April 6. The doors will be opened at 5 p.m., and tickets cost $15 for general admission. If an attendee has parents present, it will cost $12.00 each.
The club currently has 20 active members who will be helping out and performing. The club spends the entire year planning and working towards this event. Dr. Tom Gally is the club advisor, and works closely with the club to make sure the event is run smoothly. He also helps out with the cooking by being in charge of cooking the pig.
The club planned out the dances and reserved everything in the fall semester. During the spring semester, the club spends time making all the decorations and working on teaching the dances to new members.
Along with working on the luau, they teach the non-Hawaiian members about the culture and history of the islands.
If you are interested in being part of the Hawaii Club then please contact Jaron Wong at [firstname.lastname@example.org]. You do not need to be Hawaiian to be a member, but just need to have a passion for the culture.
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