The Vai Sikahema Foundation held its first "Luau In October" at the Pennsylvania Convention Center Tuesday, Oct. 15. The event supported youth and adoption services, and featured performances and appearances from current and former members of the Philadelphia Eagles.
76ers president and CEO Scott O'Neil, Vai Sikahema, and former Eagles coach Dick Vermeil throw up shakas at the Luau in October Fundraiser.
Current Eagles defensive tackle Haloti Ngata (left) was among the many in attendance at the first-ever Luau in October Fundraiser.
NBCSports Philadelphia's John Clark shows his approval of the Vai Sikahema Foundation's Luau in October.
NBC10 alumni Bill Baldini and Terry Ruggles attended the event, pictured with NBC10 producer Tina Stoklosa, supporting their friend and colleague Vai Sikahema.
Eagles rookie offensive tackle Jordan Mailata surprised the crowd by taking the stage to perform.
An Eagles helmet signed by Dick Vermeil served as the centerpiece for this table at the event.
NBC10's Erin Coleman, Rosemary Connors, Krystal Klei, and Jessica Boyington sport their luau wear for the Hawaiian themed event.
The Polynesian culture was truly put on display at the event, with traditional lei necklaces and Haku lei crowns worn by nearly everyone in attendance.
The Pennsylvania Convention Center played host to the first-ever Luau in October.
Fire dancing was among the traditional luau entertainment provided throughout the night.
Vai Sikahema put his Polynesian culture on display, while raising awareness and support for youth and adoption services.