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Lunalilo Home is holding its annual fundraiser lu'au on Saturday Feb 1 from 11:30-1:30. tickets are $50, which is expensive for local-style, but it is a worthwhile charity that cares for elderly Hawaiians.

Expect top local entertainment and good kau kau.

Details at http://lunalilo.org/admin/wp-content/...

Deadline for tickets is Jan 24.

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  1. Sounds fun! I have fond memories of fundraising lu'ua while vacationing over the years! If we were on island, it would be a priority for us!

    1. This is always great news, and I urge anyone with such local knowledge to post here.

      We get so many lu`ua requests, and beyond trying to compare the +'s and -'s of the commercial ones, are often at a bit of a loss.

      Going back many years, there was a very active Hawai`i News Group (NNTP), and many local lu`aus were posted. Those posts helped many, looking for something beyond the commercial ones.

      Here, when someone wants a non-commercial lu`au, many will recommend that they look on the bulletin board at a near-by grocery store, to see if a church, or charity, has one, during their stay.

      Mahalo,

      Hunt

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      1. re: Bill Hunt

        I always love the couple of tables of honored elder aunties

        1. re: Bellachefa

          It is elements like that, which make a "local" lu`au so very special. Too few ever get the opportunity, though they would most likely attend, and support the "cause," if they only knew.

          Hunt

      2. my dad used to get tickets every year via his job connections.

        he retired at the end of 2013, and didn't get any this year.

        this luau consistently has some of the best food around, and the music they play is very, very relaxing, not the falsetto type older music that grates on the ears. some really graceful hula as well, not a show, but just some people having a good time, eating and chatting.