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Date: Thursday, February 14, 2002
Contact: Dr. Ruth Robison (808) 974-7313

For Immediate Release

Tahitian group Hiti A Ote Ra performs at International Nights 2001.

The University of Hawai`i at Hilo International Student Association is sponsoring International Nights 2002 on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, April 12-14, at the UH Hilo Theatre.

The performances on Friday and Saturday nights begin at 7:30 p.m. The Sunday matinee begins at 2:00 p.m. and will feature a combination of performances from the two previous nights. Admission is $6 general and $3 for students, children, UH Hilo and Hawai`i Community College faculty/staff and seniors. Tickets may be purchased at the UH Hilo Theatre Box Office.

International Nights has been a tradition at UH Hilo for over 25 years and has featured performances from Japan, Okinawa, Pohnpei, Chuuk, USA, Yap, West Africa, the Marshall Islands, Tahiti, the Philippines, Mexico, Palau, Tonga, France, Korea, Kosrae, Samoa and many other countries.

"Students from these diverse cultures make up the UH Hilo and Hawai`i Community College campuses," said Dr. Ruth Robison, UH Hilo director of international student services. "These students will come together to share their cultures by showcasing their cultural costumes, dances, and music. The event will be an unforgettable experience for audience and performers alike." For more information, please contact Robison at (808) 974-7313.

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