Luau celebrates Asian, Pacific Island culture
Tedrick Otto, front, Jediah Koshiba, Uriel Rodriguez-Gomez, Derrick Otto, Moses Madronero, Nick Valdez, Jericho Daniel and Xyler Elias walk on McKinley School’s stage for their warrior dance performance during a Tuesday, April 30 luau.
Students had the opportunity to share Asian and Pacific Island cultures with their peers, teachers and other community members during a recent luau.
Girls wearing grass dresses and flowers in their hair and boys dressed as warriors performed dances native to the islands during the event held Tuesday, April 30 at McKinley School.
The evening began with dinner provided by the English Language Learner parents and included barbecued teriyaki chicken or pork, chow mein, pot stickers, egg rolls, fruit and bright green and pink tapioca balls.