The Utah Pasifika Festival (UPF) organization, under the corporation of the Utah Pasifika Association-501(c)3, was formed in Provo, Utah out of the pure desire to not only bolster appreciation for and understanding of our Polynesian culture within our communities, but to also ensure our rich heritage is preserved for future generations. The self-named event, chaired by the Planning Committee, debuted in May 2011 and has achieved growing attendance and popularity each year.
- The purpose of the organization was created for the sole purpose of promoting and improving appreciation for
and understanding of the Polynesian culture in Utah to lessen community tensions and eliminating prejudice and discrimination
- Preserve for future generations the rich heritage of the Polynesian
culture in Utah for the education of all peoples
- Doing all other things and exercising all corporate powers necessary to carry out its purpose