2019 AHCC Convention Booklet

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www.aohcc.org Table of Contents Pelekikenaʻs Message Congratulatory Letters Moku O Keawe Moku O Manokalanipō Nā Hono Aʻo Piʻilani Nā Lei Makalapua Ke One O Kākuhihewa Convention Agenda Speakers Awards Haliʻa Aloha Kukui Lama Kū Mahalo Nui Loa Nā Mele Credentials & Registration Map

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Kū Hiō! Kū Kānaka! Kū I Ke Aka O Nā kūpuna! November 14, 2019 ‘Auhea ‘oukou e ka ‘ohana o ka Hui Sīwila Hawai`i! ‘Oiai, ua piha ho‘okahi haneri makahiki i ka Hui Sīwila Hawai‘i mua loa, ‘o ia ho‘i ka Hui Sīwila Hawai`i ‘O Honolulu; A, ‘Oiai, ua piha ho‘i i Ka ‘Ahahui Sīwila Hawai‘i he 60 makahiki i kēia ‘Apelila i hala iho nei, he leo aloha kēia maia‘u mai, kā ‘oukou Pelekikena nei. ‘O wau ho‘i kēia ‘o Hailama Farden. Ua ho‘ohiki la‘a loa e ho‘okō i ka‘u hana no ke alaka`i ‘ana i ko kākou ‘Ahahui e kaulana nei. As Pelekikena of the Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs, I welcome all delegates, alternates, members and guests to the 60th convention and anniversary of the Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs. Legacy has truly defined the essence of the Association; whether connecting us to the ‘Ahahui Pu‘uhonua no nā Hawai`i or to our mother club – the Hawaiian Civic Club of Honolulu. Perhaps this same legacy is defined well by remembering the 83 delegates who first assembled at the Princess Ka‘iulani Hotel on April 18th, 1959 – One of whom was my paternal grandmother, Harriet Kahelemō‘ala‘ala (Sylva) Farden (delegate of Wai‘anae Hawaiian Civic Club). Personally, what motivates me is the kuleana that we ‘auamo (carry). I believe the reputation of the Association is held in a positive light, mainly because of the way that our Association synergistically and respectfully strives to address issues brought before us. The 2019 convention theme, “Kū hiō! Kū Kānaka! Kū I Ke Aka O Nā Kūpuna” is a powerful charge, causing us to “Stand with foresight! Stand as Kānaka! Stand in the presence (or reflection) of our kūpuna! There are times when some of us get “caught up” in the process and work (seeming to enjoy being right or triumphant over someone else) and forget the importance of empathy and pilina, that will direct us to mālama each other. Work does not make us who we are, but it is the pilina-building (relationship-building) and care for one another that does. If we are to stand in the reflection of our kūpuna, it is imperative that we approach challenges, disagreements and conflicts with empathetic aloha; placing others’ needs before our own. E nā Hawai‘i mai Wakinekona, D.C. a i Hanalei, Kaua‘i; kipa aloha to Maui Nui A Kama and mahalo to the Maui Council of Hawaiian Civic Clubs for the hospitality and hard work in preparation for this year’s convention. As you may know, Lahaina is the ancestral home of a few lines of my genealogy, and as a fourth generation member of the Lahaina Hawaiian Civic Club (formerly known as the West Maui Hawaiian Civic Club), I welcome you to my ho‘oilina! Let us ‘auamo pono our kuleana at this convention. Take care of the work but, take care of each other and always stand in the reflection of our kūpuna! Me Ke Aloha! Hailama V.K.K. Farden, Pekekikena


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Special Message from

Governor David Y. Ige In Recognition of

Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs 60th Annual Convention November 10–17, 2019 On behalf of the people of Hawai‘i, I send a warm aloha to the delegates, alternates and guests attending the Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs 60th Annual Convention at the Hyatt Ka‘anapali Beach Resort and Spa in Lahaina, Maui. Established in 1918 by the Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs continue to advocate for the improved welfare of Native Hawaiians and to perpetuate and preserve Hawaiian language, history, music, dance and other cultural traditions. Today, the association is comprised of nearly 60 clubs nationwide, from Washington D.C. to Hanalei, Kaua‘i. The first convention was held in 1959 and every year since then, the convention serves as a hub of valuable resources for various organizations and government agencies and a center of discussion and collaboration on community issues important to Native Hawaiians. This year’s convention theme— d in the reflection of our ancestors )—echoes the dedication and with pride and hope and listening to past generations to build a better tomorrow for future generations will help everyone to move forward together. Mahalo nui loa for your service and commitment to Hawai‘i. Please accept my best wishes for your continued success and growth for our Native Hawaiian community. With warmest regards,

DAVID Y. IGE Governor, State of Hawai‘i


OFFICE OF THE MAYOR County of Maui 200 South High Street Wailuku, Maui, Hawaii 96793

A MESSAGE FROM MAYOR MICHAEL P. VICTORINO On behalf of the people of Maui County, I welcome delegates, alternates and guests to the annual convention of the Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs. Thank you for convening your important gathering on Maui this year, and I hope you’ll have time to enjoy our spectacular scenery, island hospitality and visit important sites like Honokowai Valley, historic Lahaina town and `aina of Princess Pauahi. Congratulations on celebrating the 60th anniversary of the establishment of the Hawaiian Civic Club of Honolulu in December 1918. You have a rich history, spanning back to your founders, U.S. Representative and Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalaniana`ole and other prominent kanaka leaders of that time. These are the kanaka who’ve made it possible for our protectors and others to have a voice in our communities today. During your convention, you’ll explore the theme of “Ku Hio! Ku Kanaka! Ku I Ke Aka O Na Kupuna!” (Stand with foresight! Stand as kanaka! Stand in the likeness of our kupuna!) Your theme will no doubt advance your work on resolutions considered by the association’s committee and plenary meetings. I wish you all the very best for a successful convention. Lastly, I would like to offer my deep appreciation for all the hard work of the convention organizers, planners and volunteers who’ve made this great event possible.

With Aloha,

Michael P. Victorino Mayor, County of Maui


Welina mai kākou, Welcome to the 60th Annual Associa5on of Hawaiian Civic Clubs Conven5on – Kū Hiō! Kū Kanaka! Kū I Ke Aka o Nā Kūpuna: Stand with Foresight! Be as Kanaka! Stand in the Reflec5on of Our Ancestors. Kamehameha Schools is deeply honored to aPend and par5cipate in this year’s conven5on, which brings together key community leaders through more than 60 clubs throughout the pae ‘āina. This is an important 5me in our history where, in recent months, we have all seen a shiT in our community’s interest and par5cipa5on in civic engagement. We have witnessed powerful demonstra5ons of courage from all segments of our popula5on. It is oTen during these moments of 5me that we learn about ourselves, sharpen our focus on what truly maPers, and decide if we will stand for what we believe in or choose to wait and watch what happens around us. It is our sincere hope that our haumāna of all ages will stand up, stand strong, and become engaged in their communi5es, con5nuously working to improve their lives and that of their neighbors and taking an ac5ve role in all aspects of advocacy and representa5on. One day, we may even see our ‘ōpio start their own civic clubs, and collec5vely, we will rejoice and support their efforts. As our beloved founder, Princess Bernice Pauahi Bishop, challenged her people to stand up and lead, so too do we encourage all of Hawai‘i’s youth to educate themselves on the issues, learn to lead with their hearts, and to be servant leaders with the same brilliance and compassion as our Princess. We join you and the hundreds of par5cipants during this year’s conven5on to mahalo the efforts of those who made this week possible and who keep the pulse of the civic clubs alive. With every new rela5onship forged and old friendships reignited, we are excited to bear witness to the successes and opportuni5es this 5me together will bring. E hui pū kākou, i mua! Livingston “Jack” Wong

Chief Execu5ve Officer Kamehameha Schools



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On behalf of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs, I am honored to welcome you all to the 60th annual convention of the Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs in Lahaina, Maui K HI ! K KANAKA! K I KE AKA N K NA. It is a special privilege to attend and to participate in convention activities as we celebrate the Hawaiian Civic Club movement and the leadership and foresight of Prince Jonah K hi Kala ia a le. The Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs is the oldest Hawaiian communitybased grassroots organization in existence. With more than 60 clubs located across the paeʻ ina and on the continent, Hawaiian Civic Clubs are cornerstone organizations in our communities, providing a range of important programs and e ice l h i. I c e d all f he ha d k selflessly provide in furtherance of and dedication to our people and home. I extend my heartfelt mahalo and aloha to the many hands that go into making this convention a success year after year. I send my best wishes to all in attendance. I wish you a productive and incredible convention and lasting memories as you catch-up with Civic Club ha a.



e ka haʻahaʻa,

Colette Y. Machado, Chairperson Office of Hawaiian Affairs Board of Trustees



Moku o Keawe - Hawaiʻi Council Information Submitted by: Shane Palacat-Nelsen P.O. Box 7164, Hilo, Hawaiʻi 96720 Council Mele: Aloha Kalanianaʻole Pelekikena: Shane Palacat-Nelsen Pelekikena Iho Nei: Geri Bell

Hope Pelekikena: Kaimana Barcarse Puʻuku: Kim Kalama Kākau ʻŌlelo: Edith Kawai

Eo e na hono a Pi'ilani, aloha mai kaua! Moku o Keawe extends our appreciation and congratulations to the Maui Council for hosting the 60th annual convention. This year started off with an investiture for the new officers held at Keʻeku and Hapaialiʻi heiau in Keauhou. Moku o Keawe had a busy year starting off with Legislation tracking. We supported the Prince Kūhiō Festivities on Oʻahu and Hawaiʻi Islands, and participated with planning and protocol for the commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the passing of King Kamehameha ʻekahi. Moku o Keawe took pride in celebrating the 50th anniversary of the restoration of Hale o Keawe, an occasion that was initialized and fully participated by the Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs in 1969 as shown on their convention agenda. Members from different clubs around Moku o Keawe participated in the 50th anniversary of the Hawaiian Civic Club of Kaʻu, who also along with Laupāhoehoe Hawaiian Club was contracted to provide the food for the community meetings hosted by the trustees of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs. This year’s Moku o Keawe retreat was held at the Mauna Kea State Park. It included a visit to the paepae kūpuna and participated in the morning protocols and ceremony. We worked on our logistics for next year’s convention hosted by our council as well as support for resolution drafting and great fellowship conversations that included topics of membership development, technology in the Civic Clubs, and ʻono food.


M OKU O K EAWE ʻAhahui Siwila ʻo Ke Aloha ʻĀina Information Submitted by: Kea Kalā P.O. Box 4181, Hilo, Hawaiʻi 96720 Date Organized: 31 ʻAukake 2010 Club Pua: Laʻi

Date Chartered by AHCC: 16 Iulai 2011

Club Colors: ʻEleʻele, ʻUlaʻula & ʻOmaʻomaʻo

Club Mele: Nā Mele Aloha ʻĀina

Club Motto (Hawaiian): E hoʻokanaka Club Moto (English): E heluhelu i ka puke Nānā I Ke Kumu ma ka ʻaoʻao 118 Number of Educational Scholarships awarded in 2019: 1 Pelekikena: ʻEkekela Aiona Hope Pelekikena ʻEkahi: Kaimana Barcarse Puʻuku: Terry Kimokeo Hope Kākau ʻŌlelo: Kea Kalā Nā Alakaʻi: Kēhau Shintani, Kaimana Cabebe and Kanoe Kawaiʻaeʻa-Harris HCC Email: ahsokealohaaina@gmail.com

HCC Website: Aia mākou ma Pukealo

Ua hoʻokumu ʻia ka ʻAhahui Siwila o Ke Aloha ʻĀina ma luna o ka paepae Kumu Honua Mauli Ola Hawaiʻi. Hoʻolālā a hoʻoholo mua ʻia nā hana a pau ma o ke kuanaʻike Hawaiʻi a me ka ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi. He mea nui ka hoʻokumu ʻia ʻana o nā kīpuka no ka paipai a hoʻoulu i nā ʻōpio i lilo i mau alakaʻi Hawaiʻi no ko Hawaiʻi nei. ʻAhahui Sīwila o Ke Aloha ʻĀinaʻs foundation is the Kumu Honua Mauli Ola Hawaiʻi. The Hawaiian perspective activated through the Hawaiian language is the foundation of all planning and progress. A strong emphasis is placed on creating environments to develop youth to become future Hawaiian leaders. ʻELUA ʻŌLELO KŪHELU O KA MOKUʻĀINA. There are two official languages of the State of Hawaiʻi.

Hawaiian Civic Club of Hilo Information Submitted by: G. Kamakaopiopiowiwoole 2106 Kaiwiki Road, Hilo, Hawaiʻi 06720 Date Organized: July 1929 Club Pua: Panaewa Maile

Date Chartered by AHCC: April 1959 Club Colors: Ilima Gold & Red

Club Mele: Hawaiʻi Aloha

Club Motto (Hawaiian): Ua Mau Ke Ea O Ka Aina I Ka Pono Club Moto (English): The life of the land is perpetuated in righteousness Number of Educational Scholarships awarded in 2019: 1 Pelekikena: Dr. Noe Noe Wong-Wilson Hope Pelekikena ʻEkahi: G. Kamakaopiopiowiwoole Mahi Gunderson Hope Pelekikena Dr. David Sing Pelekikena Iho Nei: Toni Mallow Puʻuku: Martha McNicoll Hope Kākau ʻŌlelo: Napua Burke Nā Alakaʻi: Carmelita Dutchie Saffery and Kini Burke Kahu: G. Kamakaopiopiowiwoole Mahi Gunderson HCC Email: noenoe@hilo.net The focus of the Hawaiian Civic Club of Hilo are: issues and situations on Hawai'i Island, perpetuation of Hawaiian culture and education to and for its members, and language learning. In 2019, the Club hosted several information gathering sessions regarding Mauna Kea management and Pohakuloa. The administrative leadership at Pohakuloa Training Center shared their programs, administrative protocols and ways they were working with various community groups. Information


M OKU O K EAWE sessions with Hawaiian practitioners, Kumu Hula, university students were open to the public for discussion. At each session are 'Olelo Hawai'i learning sessions and mele. The HCCH kupuna members are actively involved and are a committed, constant presence in the Mauna Kea Kia'i movement and focus. Several have been present at the Pu'uhonua o Pu'u Huluhulu since July 15, 2019. The kupuna members give guidance and are present for protocol everyday on the mauna. There were 9 scholarship applicants and one scholarship was granted to a UH Hilo student for the 2019-2020 Academic Year. The recipient is a third-year student and a Hawai'i Island resident. The focus for 2019 and 2020 continues to be Hawai'i Island events, language learning and building membership in collaboration with Hawaiian groups throughout the moku.

Hawaiian Civic Club of Ka'u Information Submitted by: B Kenoi Yoshida P.O. Box 6108, Ocean View, Hawaiʻi 96737 Date Organized: August 1969 Club Pua: 'A'ali'i

Date Chartered by AHCC: February 1970

Club Colors: Rust Orange & Brown

Club Mele: Ka Nani a'o Ka'u

Club Motto (Hawaiian): Mai Uka A Ke Kai, Pae a Pae, Ho'okahi Ohana 'O Ka'u E Club Moto (English): From Mountain to the Sea, Border to Border, Ka'u is One Family Number of Educational Scholarships awarded in 2019: 3 Pelekikena: Berkeley Kenoi Yoshida Hope Pelekikena ʻEkahi: Darlyn Vierra Pelekikena Iho Nei: Blossom DeSilva Puʻuku: Elizabeth Kuluwaimaka Hope Kākau ʻŌlelo: Moana DeLeon Hoʻopaʻa Moʻolelo: Jeanette Howard, Darlyn Vierra, Zachary DeBernardi and Elizabeth Kuluwaimaka Nā Alakaʻi: Jeanette Howard, Nadine Ebert, and Pauahi Pulham Alakaʻi Mele: Zachary DeBernardi HCC Email: hawaiicivicclubkau@gmail.com August 17, 2019, Pahala, Ka'u, Hawaii - The Hawaiian Civic Club of Ka'u celebrated 50 years since first organized. After one year in planning, the evening was filled with Food, Music, Hula, and generations of friends and family sharing aloha, stories, and jubilation. Honored guest included founding members Dante and Olan Carpenter and Mabel Kaipo. Ka'u community based and club musicians, Hula Halau, and Na Hoku Hanohano artist, Kenneth Makuakane provided a musical feast throughout the night. Club members continue to support and participate in community based events throughout the year.

Hawaiian Civic Club of Laupahoehoe Information Submitted by: Lucille Chung 1638 Oneawa Place, Hilo, Hawaiʻi 96720 Date Organized: July, 1971 Club Pua: Puakenikeni

Date Chartered by AHCC: February 1972

Club Colors: Royal Blue & Gold

Club Mele: Ka Naʻi Aupuni

Club Motto (Hawaiian): Ua Mau Ke Ea O Ka `Aina I Ka Pono Club Moto (English): The Life Of The Land Is Perpetuated In Righteousness Number of Educational Scholarships awarded in 2019: 1 Pelekikena: Lucille V. Chung Hope Pelekikena ʻEkahi: Kamuela Bannister Pelekikena Iho Nei: Walter C. K. Victor (Deceased) Puʻuku: Kim Kalama Kākau ʻŌlelo: Evelani Hirano


M OKU O K EAWE Nā Alakaʻi: Nani Langridge, Momi Mauhili and Miriam Curry

Sergeant-at-Arms: Albert Maikui

HCC Email: ehirano@hawaii.rr.com Seven members attended convention on Kauai last year. Six members plan to attend this year. We grieve the loss of two members who have returned to their eternal home. Louise "Sweetie" Maikui, our Pelekikena `Ekahi, left us on April 10th and Ululani Sherlock, our Ho`opa`a Mo`olelo, left us on June 9th. They will be sorely missed. One $500 scholarship was awarded to Ciare Solomon-Torres from the Laupahoehoe Community/Public Charter School (LCPCS) who will be pursuing a degree in culinary arts. We ratified the revision of the club's Constitution and By Laws on July 14, 2019. In partnership with other organizations, we participated in the repair of our community bulletin board at the Laupahoehoe Post Office which fell during a wind storm; participated in the annual LCPCS Memorial/Service Project in memory of the resiliency of the community and the 1946 Tidal Wave; participated in the lei draping at the Ka `Ahulei O Kamehameha Ceremony in Hilo hosted by the Kamehameha Schools Alumni; supported a club member caterer who catered food for the awards luncheon at Kamehameha Schools-Hawaii on July 29th as a fund raiser; five of our members attended the 50th anniversary celebration of the Ka`u Hawaiian Civic Club on August 17th and participated in the He Hali`a Aloha No Lili`uokalani celebration of the Queen's 181th birthday at Lili`uokalani Gardens in Hilo on September 7th. We continue to work on the completion of our Laupahoehoe Commemorative Signage Project with others. Half of the informational kiosk is completed and we are working on the other half in addition to two murals and informational signs. The merger of the Laupahoehoe and Hamakua Police Stations have been implemented. The community still opposes this and will take this matter up with the Police Commission, the County Council and the Mayor.

Kohala Hawaiian Civic Club Information Submitted by: Napua Akamu P.O. Box 1164, Kapaau, HI 96755-1164 Date Organized: May 19, 1964 Date Chartered by AHCC: April 16, 1966 Club Pua: Pua Kenikeni

Club Colors: Ulaula, Melemele & Eleele Club Mele: Ku Ha'aheo, E Ku'u Hawai'i...Hawai'i Lo'a

Club Motto (Hawaiian): Ua Mau Ke Ea O Ka Aina I Ka Pono Club Moto (English): The Life of the Land is Preserved in Righteousness Number of Educational Scholarships awarded in 2019: 1 Pelekikena: Velda Napua Akamu Hope Pelekikena ʻEkahi: Patty Ann Solomon Pelekikena Iho Nei: V Napua Akamu Puʻuku: Michelle Kawai Hope Kākau ʻŌlelo: Kahala Acob Nā Alakaʻi: Margaret Hoshide and Dallas Kuhaiki Sergeant-at-Arms: Payton R Akamu HCC Email: napuaa@earthlink.net

HCC Website: www.kohalahcc.org

Eo.... In April we fed over 150 KSBE 4th graders as they visited our moku and the sights of the many districts traveled by our Ali'i Pai'ea, places he grew up and was trained as a warrior and settled down after uniting our Hawaii Islands. This huaka'i becomes our fundraiser which enables this hui to kokua some of our keiki and the community. We again handed out a $300 scholarship to Cheyenne Book, a $500 donation to Kawaihae Canoe Club for working with so many of our Kohala youth.


M OKU O K EAWE We again celebrated a beautiful Kamehameha Day celebration, with parade, pa'u riders and food and music, starting with sunrise service and beautiful lei draping of our Statue. We will also make a $500 donation to the Mauna. Since July many in our community are going to Mauna to visit our ohana and kupuna at the Mauna. We stand pa'a with the Kupuna of the Mauna--at our Statue we sign wave, do and learn protocol and learn the oli and dances of the mauna-we practice kapu aloha. We go up and we stand to support and care and guard the encampment area and, kokua and kako'o!! I ask everyone to pray for our Kupuna for their strength, of body mind and spirit ,and that they are heard and understood, finally. Mahalo Akua. Ku Kia'i Mauna. Eo!

Kona Hawaiian Civic Club Information Submitted by: Caleb Kekoa Nazara P.O. Box 4098, Kailua - Kona , Hawaiʻi 96745 Date Organized: 1952 Club Pua: Pikake

Date Chartered by AHCC: 1957

Club Colors: Red & Gold

Club Motto (Hawaiian): Kūlia I Ka Nuʻu

Club Mele: Kona Kai ʻŌpua Club Moto (English): Strive For the Highest

Number of Educational Scholarships awarded in 2019: 1 Pelekikena: Caleb Kekoa Nazara

Hope Pelekikena ʻEkahi: Maurice Kahawaii

Hope Pelekikena ʻElua: Jan Yang Puʻuku: Jacob Keanaaina Hoʻopaʻa Moʻolelo: Luana Keanaaina HCC Email: Rebuilding

Pelekikena Iho Nei: Cynthia S. H. Nazara Hope Kākau ʻŌlelo: Luana Keanaaina

HCC Website: Rebuilding

Pīhoihoi mākou i kēia wā. Aloha nō i ka hala ʻana o anake Cynthia, ko mākou pelekikena aku nei, akā holomua mākou me ia i ka manaʻo. O ka mea nui, ke hoʻomaka nei i kekahi “website” hou loa no ka holomua kūpono ʻana i kēia wā. E hoʻoulu ana i na lālā o ka hui a hoʻāʻo no e hoʻomaka i kekahi hui ʻōpio. Ke holomua nei! We are very excited at this time. We were saddened by the loss of our previous president auntie Cynthia, but we move forward with her in our thoughts. The Biggest thing for us right now is the beginning of a brand new website for the proper progression of the club in this New day and age. We are quickly trying to increase our membership and to create a membership of the next generation. we are moving forward.

Kuakini Hawaiian Civic Club of Kona Information Submitted by: Shane Palacat-Nelsen P.O. Box 1242, Kealakekua, Hawaiʻi 96750 Date Organized: 2001 Club Pua: Maile

Date Chartered by AHCC: 2003

Club Colors: Green & Gold

Club Mele: He Mele Nō Kuakini

Club Motto (Hawaiian): ʻOnipaʻa

Club Moto (English): Be Steadfast

Pelekikena: Shane Palacat-Nelsen

Hope Pelekikena ʻEkahi: Vacant


M OKU O K EAWE Pelekikena Iho Nei: Char Kamoku Puʻuku: Joellen Salisbury Nā Alakaʻi: Geri Bell, Chris Ramos and Bill Keoua Nelsen HCC Email: kuakinihawaiiancivicclub@gmail.com

HCC Website: www.kuakinihcc.com

Continue to advocate for traditional and customary rights and practices that are focused in the Kealakekua Bay region, participated in repatriation of kūpuna ʻiwi, on-going consultation with State and Federal government agencies regarding the continuation of cultural and spiritual practices in Kona, and maintain its long standing relationship with Huliheʻe Palace in regards to restoration efforts and Prince Kūhiō festival activities. We continue to collaborate and advocate with various groups and agencies in normalizing ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi in our community, and participate in the long standing cultural diverse functions with other ethnic groups in Kona.

South Kohala Hawaiian Civic Club Information Submitted by: Anthia Ho Austin 614003 Kailapa, Kamuela, Hawaiʻi 96743 Date Organized: January 1995 Date Chartered by AHCC: November 1995 Club Pua: Pikaka

Club Colors: Red & White

Club Mele: Nā Kuahiwi Elima

Club Motto (Hawaiian): O Ka Pono Ka Hana `La A Iho Mailani Club Moto (English): Blessings Come to Those Who Persist in Doing Good Pelekikena: Kaena Peterson Hope Pelekikena ʻEkahi: Lei Kihoi Pelekikena Iho Nei: Andrew "Analu" Wynne (deceased) Puʻuku: Jo Jo Tanimoto Hope Kākau ʻŌlelo: Betty Lau

Nā Alakaʻi: Anthia Ho Austin

HCC Email: kaenap@yahoo.com We support the efforts of our kupuna and kiai'i on the Mauna. We stand in kapu aloha to protect Maunakea. South Kohala HCC is a small club serving Kawaihae, Puako, and Waikaloa. We join our kupuna, kiai'i brothers and sisters, friends and indigenous people around the world who support protection and preservation of sacred sites. We stand in Kapu Aloha to protect Maunakea. We are Maunakea. South Kohala is a small club serving Kawaihae, Puako, and Waikaloa. Our membership is small but we continue with our efforts and goals of the AOHCC and the aloha of the Hawaiʻi Council. Our very best wishes to The Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs and Na Hono A'o Pi'ilani /Maui Council for hosting.

Waimea Hawaiian Civic Club Information Submitted by: Edith K. Kawai P.O. Box 6305, Kamuela, Hawaiʻi 96743 Date Organized: December 3, 1949 Club Pua: ʻOhiʻa Lehua Ulaula

Date Chartered by AHCC: April 18, 1959

Club Colors: Red, Black, White & Fuchsia

Club Mele: Hole Waimea

Club Motto (Hawaiian): Ua Mau Ke Ea O Ka Aina I Ka Pono Club Moto (English): The Life of the Land is Perpetuated in Righteousness Pelekikena: Edith K. Kawai Hope Pelekikena ʻElua: M. Kanani Kapuniai Puʻuku: Lahela Jarett-Holmwood

Hope Pelekikena ʻEkahi: E. Kalani Flores Pelekikena Iho Nei: Willette Kalā Akima-Akau Hope Kākau ʻŌlelo: Cynthia Heinius


M OKU O K EAWE Sergeant-at-Arms: Raymond Carson-Davis Newsletter: Dot Uchima

Council Representative: Maulili Dickson

HCC Email: edithkawai@gmail.com

The club put up a booth at the annual Cherry Blossom Festival in February to get information out to the community about the clubs, its purpose and activities. The club awarded education scholarship funds to Punana Leo O Waimea to assist families unable to afford tuition. The club awarded another scholarship to fund students graduating from Kanu O Ka Aina to assist with college expenses. The award of the scholarships was discretionary to both Punana Leo o Waimea and Kanu O Ka Aina New Century Charter School. The club has been working to revise its scholarship application and to create a policy and guidelines for the Scholarship committee. The drafting has been involved and takes some time but will be ready for the final vote shortly. In July, the club did the catering for the Hale O Na Ali`i annual convention which was held in Waimea. It was a successful fundraising effort and a very special opportunity to provide good food for long-time friends. During the preparation for and the event of the Hale O Na Ali`i convention, our kupuna member, Puggie Yim, took sick and passed after a three-week battle with pneumonia. Her stalwart presence was always a loving support to all. She is deeply missed. The club, as a partner of the Puu Kohola Heiau at Kawaihae, prepared and donated food for participants at the annual cultural festival this August. The members were key in the efforts to build up the heiau as a cultural center and also, eventually, to have it become a national park. The club held a huge estate liquidation sale of vintage items over the Labor Day week. Another sale will be held this fall. If anyone is interested in antiques, let us know!! The club is slated to hold its very first annual golf tournament in November as the final fundraiser/membership builder for 2019! We’re looking to work hard to provide golfers with a very Waimea Hawaiian Civic Club experience!! We look forward to doing our part as the Moku O Keawe hosts the 2020 convention on our AINA!! Our aloha goes out to all clubs and members of the Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs. Until 2020….!! Me ke aloha mehana no! `O wau iho nō,


M OKU O M ANOKALANIPŌ Moku O Manokalanipo - Kauaʻi Council Pelekikena- Malia Nobrega-Olivera Pelekikena Iho Nei- Sarah K. Peters Kākau Moʻolelo- Kauʻi Fu

Hope Pelekikena ʻEkahi- Naomi Yokotake Puʻuku- Marlene Barino Alakaʻi- Victor Nobrega-Olivera

Welina e nā hoa aloha ʻāina! 2019 is an exciting transitional year for Moku o Manokalanipō because our membership is ecstatic about our new leadership and working on new activities for 2020. In July 2019, our clubs met for our quarterly meeting in the moku of Haleleʻa at the Waioli Huiia Church Hall. We were greeted by the beautiful ua of Hanalei and upon our departure we witnessed the wailele that flow into the many streams of this moku. Haleleʻa continues to be resilient and it was great for those of us that live in the other moku to return to Haleleʻa and be hosted by ʻAhahui Kīwila Hawaiʻi o Moʻikeha and Hanalei Hawaiian Civic Club. In August 2019, our Pelekikena and Alakaʻi also attended and participated in the AHCC retreat that was held on Moku o Keawe at the Kilauea Military Camp and enjoyed meeting with the other AHCC leadership and getting to know everyone better. In September 2019, Moku o Manokalanipō met at the birthplace of Prince Kūhiō in Kōloa and we were hosted by the Royal Order of Kamehameha- Kaumualiʻi Chapter and Queen Deborah Kapule Hawaiian Civic Club. Mahalo nui to Sabra Kauka for assisting with the installation of our new leadership that ended with all of us collectively chanting Kū Haʻaheo together. Moku o Manokalanipō has also launched a new website- http://manokalanipo.org and we continue to build it's resources and providing support to each of our Kauaʻi clubs to have an online presence. In 2020, we will begin planning for the next convention that will be held on Kauaʻi in a few years. me ka haʻahaʻa, Malia Nobrega-Olivera

ʻAhahui Kīwila Hawaiʻi O Moʻikeha Information Submitted by: Julie Kanealiʻi P.O. Box 1383, Kilauea, HI 96754 Date Organized: September 16, 2013

Date Chartered by AHCC: November 14, 2013

Club Pua: Poni Pua Kalaunu & Lauaʻe O Makana

Club Colors: Omaʻomaʻo

Club Mele: Nani Waiʻaleʻale

Club Motto (Hawaiian): Keʻike mai, aʻo akula no ia, ke loaʻa, haʻawi aku. Club Moto (English): When you learn, teach, when you get, give ~ Maya Angelou Pelekikena: Denise Naomi Yokotake Hope Pelekikena ʻEkahi: Ihiihinui Kanealiʻi Wakinekona Pelekikena Iho Nei: Wini Smith Puʻuku: Currently Interviewing Hope Kākau ʻŌlelo: Julie Kanealiʻi Nā Alakaʻi: Shelby Yokotake and Val Yokotake Alakaʻi Mele: Naomi Yokotake HCC Email: ahahuimoikeha@gmail.com

HCC Website: www.moikeha.org

We look forward to participating in the 60th AOHCC Convention hosted by Nā Hono aʻo Piʻilani.


M OKU O M ANOKALANIPŌ After a year of rebuilding after the flood of 2018, we are back to meeting monthly. We didn’t apply for a grant in 2018 so our Makahiki event was not held this year. We’ll be back in 2020 at the Vidinha Stadium Soccer Field on Saturday, February 8. In March we presented 3 performances on the Life and Legacy of Prince Kūhiō through ʻōlelo, mele and hula at the Kauaʻi Museum, the Princeville Library, as part of their monthly speaker program, and The Cliffs at Princeville. We’ve been invited back next year to the same venues. Using the same format we will be working towards presenting other programs on notable Kānaka throughout the year. On May 14 we sponsored May Day by the Bay. In spite of the landslide at the beginning of May that blocked one lane of traffic going in to Hanalei we had great attendance. Our next May Day will be on May 9, 2020. The theme of May Day by the Bay is “Keeping the Culture Alive” as we honor our culture, and celebrate those that are committed to its perpetuation. We have been awarded 2 grants from Hawaiʻi Tourism Authority for our community events in 2020, Ka Moku O Manokalanipō Pāʻani Makahiki and May Day by the Bay. We welcome participation from our sister clubs. In November we’ve been invited to the Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa in Poʻipū to to teach pāʻani Makahiki to their guests and employees as part of their Na Lima Hana festival. We look forward to this opportunity to share the reason for the season.

Kaumualiʻi Hawaiian Civic Club Submitted by: Malia Nobrega-Olivera P.O. Box 231 Ele’ele, Kaua’i, HI. 96705 Date Organized: March 10, 1968 Pua: Maile lau li’i li’i

Date Chartered by AHCC: February 7, 1969

Colors: Red and Gold Mele: Kaumuali’i

Club Motto (Hawaiian): E Malama Ia Na Pono O Ka Aina E Na Opio Club Motto (English): The Culture Of The Land Is Preserved In It’s Youth Pelekikena: Sarah K. Peters Hope Pelekikena ‘Ekahi: Healani Furumoto Pu’uku: Marlene Barino Kakau Mo’olelo: Kwai Yen Viquelia Kakau ‘Olelo: Jei-Nhy Quirantes Ho’opa’a Mo’olelo: Penny Anakalea Kahu: Janet Kahalekomo Sergeant At Arms: Su Yen Kaohi, Clyde Anakalea Na Alaka’i: Alice Brown, Penny Anakalea and Laurie Ruiz HCC Email: kaumualiihawaiiancivicclub@gmail.com Kaumualiʻi HCC celebrated our 50th anniversary of being a chartered member of the Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs. We celebrated together with our community by hosting an Aloha ʻĀina Concert at our beautiful Historic Waimea Theatre featuring Kauaʻi's own Kainani Kahaunaele and Friends. Our celebration also included ʻono pupu that were prepared by our members and our ʻai pono menu included- kālua pig sliders, kalo poke, hōʻiʻo salad, and ʻuala. We are blessed to have members that make imu on a regular basis for our kālua pig and our kalo paʻa was sourced from Waipā, Kauaʻi. Mahalo nui to the community engagement division of Hawaiʻinuiākea School of Hawaiian Knowledge at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa for co-sponsoring our event and by having a mele workshop with two very talented haku mele, Kainani Kahaunaele and Ānuenue Punua. They both shared mele that were recently featured in an online compilation called Kūhaʻo Maunakea. Many of our club and community members loved attending our Aloha ʻĀina Concert and workshop because they walked away with more ʻike about all of the mele that were shared by the haku mele herself. All of our proceeds from the concert will go towards scholarships to support our ʻōpio here on Kauaʻi to continue their educational endeavors.


M OKU O M ANOKALANIPŌ Kaumualiʻi HCC also continues to participate in the annual Waimea Town Celebration Hoʻolauleʻa as well as the 4th of July festivities with a food booth to support our club activities. We are also adding more information to our newly launched website and have also begun digitizing many of our photos and historical documents that we have gathered over the last 50 years. Please visit our new website and let us know how we can make it better- http://kaumualii.manokalanipo.org/ Eō Kaumualiʻi! Mahalo nui, Malia

Queen Deborah Kapule Hawaiian Civic Club Information Submitted by: D. Kaliko Santos P.O. Box 164, Kapaa, HI 96766 Date Organized: April 14, 2006 Date Chartered by AHCC: July 22, 2006 Club Pua: Palapalai Fern

Club Colors: Lavender & White

Club Motto (Hawaiian): Kaua`i Hemolele I Ka Malie

Club Mele: Iesu No Ke Kahuhipa

Club Moto (English): Kaua`i Serene In Its Tranquility

Pelekikena: Liberta Lilia Hussey Albao Hope Pelekikena ʻEkahi: Donna Kaliko Santos Pelekikena Iho Nei: Gregory Enos Puʻuku: Liberta Lilia Hussey Albao Hope Kākau ʻŌlelo: Donna Kaliko Santos Hoʻopaʻa Moʻolelo: Frances Leina`ala Dinnan Kahu: Liberta Lilia Hussey Albao Alakaʻi Mele: Chanel Flores Sergeant-at-Arms: Timothy Lee Albao, Jr. Nā Alakaʻi: Leah Kanoe Hookano Pereira, Mauna Kea Kaukaohu Trask, Dirk Kapualani Apao, Bernard "Bo" Oliwa Kamala, Jr. HCC Email: libertaha@hotmail.com QDKHCC welcomed new members: Rolina Faagai, Matthew Sagum, Ikaika Keola-Darrow, Randy Ortiz, and Mark Saito. March - participated in Prince Kuhio Commemorative Celebration at Ho`ea, Koloa. April - collaborated with OHA for an I Mana Ka Lahui "Yarn Lei" workshop. May - participated in the Kauai Museum's Royal Unveiling of Ali`i `Aimoku Kaumuali`i & Mo`i Wahine Kekaiha`akulou (Queen Deborah Kapule). June - helped coordinate logistics for the Oweesta Convention with 250 attendees held at the Kauai Beach Resort, June 24-27th. August - participated in Ali`i Sunday honoring Queen Deborah Kapule at Kapa`a First Hawaiian Church. Members volunteering for the upcoming 2020 Census for the Native Hawaiian count on Hawaiian homesteads on Kauai. Members also attending 2019 Native Hawaiian Convention (CNHA).


N Ā H ONO A‘ O P I‘ILANI Nā Hono Aʻo Pi’ilani – Maui Council Information Submitted by: K. Ho;oʻaumoku Ralar Pelekikena: K. Ho;oʻaumoku Ralar (Pelekikena, Laihaina HCC) Pelekikena Iho Nei: Dr. Lui Hokoana (Pelekikena, Central Maui) Hope Pelekikena ʻEkahi: Ala Agonos (Central Maui) Puʻuku: Benjamin Cockett (Hoʻolehua HCC) Kākau ʻŌlelo: Kaleiʻahihi Fermantez (Lahaina HCC) Nā Alakaʻi: Keani Rawlins-Fernandes (Pelekikena, Hoʻolehua HCC), Kealoha Ballesteros (Pelekikena, Kuini Piʻolani HCC) Pōmaikaʻi Benevedes (Pelekikena, Hulu Mamo HCC)

ʻAnoʻai Kākou, Welcome again to beautiful Maui. The ‘Āpana Nā Hono A‘o Pi‘ilani is so happy to welcome you all to another Hawaiian Civic Club Convention here on Maui! Although our convention base is the Hyatt Ka‘anapali Resort and Spa, all clubs of Nā Hono A‘o Pi‘ilani welcome you! We look forward, as always, to seeing all of our members from neiboring islands and from the continent all in one place and in one accord. By the time you read this I hope many of you have had the opportunity to enjoy one of the pre-convention Huakaʻi we have planned. I look forward to hearing good reports about things you have learned and will take back to share with other members of your clubs. I am happy to report that our Maui Council held our 2nd annual Convention on Saturday, July 6th. I am very proud of our clubs in their efforts to have this convention each year. Each of our clubs continues to grow the number and amount of scholarships we present each year! Ke Aloha Nō, K. Holo‘aumoku Ralar, Pelekikena, ‘Āpana ‘O Nāhonoa’o Pi’ilani

Central Maui Hawaiian Civic Club Information Submitted By: Lui K. Hokoana P.O. Box 1493, Wailuku, Hawai’i 96793 Date Organized: 1960

Date Chartered by AHCC: 1960

Club Pua: Lokelani

Club Colors: Pink

Club Mele: Lei Lokelani

Club Motto (Hawaiian): E Makaʻala Kakou Club Motto (English):

Be Alert

Number of educational scholarships awarded in 2019: 10 Pelekikena: Lui K. Hokoana Pu’uku: Sasa Ewaliko

Hope Pelekikena ‘Ekahi: Ala Labang Kakau ‘Olelo: Trisha Freitas

HCC Email: lhokoana@hawaii.edu Aloha mai Kakou,


N Ā H ONO A‘ O P I‘ILANI Welcome to Maui Nui A Kama! The Central Maui Hawaiian Civic Club had another busy year. The club helped with the implementing of the Native Hawaiian Scholarship 'Aha on Maui; more than 300 people attended the 'Aha. The club also assisted with He Au Honua - Indigenous Research conference, held in March on Maui. Attendees came from all over the world - Aotearoa, Australia, Sami, and Continental US. The conference focused on Indigenous research done by Maoli scholars. Last, but not least the Club has been active fundraising for college scholarships, this year the club gave out 10 scholarships. On behalf of all our members we wish you an enjoyable and purposeful convention.

Hoʻolehua Hawaiian Civic Club Information Submitted by: Keani Rawlins-Fernandez P.O. Box 1349, Kaunakakai, Hawaiʻi 96748 Date Organized: 1972 Club Pua: Kukui

Date Chartered by AHCC: 1972

Club Colors: Green & Black

Pelekikena: Keani Rawlins-Fernandez Hope Pelekikena ʻElua: Vivian Ainoa Puʻuku: Renee Montizor Hoʻopaʻa Moʻolelo: Colette Machado

Club Mele: Hoʻolehua Waltz Hope Pelekikena ʻEkahi: Cecilia Ellertsen Pelekikena Iho Nei: Edwina H. Cacoulidis Hope Kākau ʻŌlelo: Marlene Kammy Nā Alakaʻi: Shalee Kekawa and Maluhia MacLaughlin

HCC Email: keani.rawlins@gmail.com Aloha mai kākou, The Hoʻolehua Hawaiian Civic Club, was chartered in 1972, celebrating very soon our bi-centennial, 50 years of service to our community and island home Molokai. Our club stands proudly as an affiliate member with the Maui council, Na Hono Aʻo Piʻilani. Our monthly meetings are held at Kulana 'Ōiwi, OHA/DHHL Conference Room. We welcomed three new members this year and hope to continue welcoming more next year with a more active 2020. Convention time is always an exciting time for us! We truly enjoy spending time with old friends and making new ones. Here's to an amazing 2019 Convention! Ke aloha nui, Keani Rawlins-Fernandez

Kuini Pi'olani Hawaiian Civic Club Information Submitted by: Kealoha Ballesteros P.O. Box 89511, Honolulu, Hawaiʻi 96830 Date Organized: October 6, 2006 Club Pua: White Rose

Date Chartered by AHCC: October 26, 2006

Club Colors: Peacock Blue

Club Motto (Hawaiian): Kūlia i ka Nu’u

Club Mele: E Kuini E Kapiʻolani

Club Moto (English): Strive for the Summit

Pelekikena: Naomi Kealoha Ballesteros Hope Pelekikena ʻEkahi: Julian Ako Hope Pelekikena ʻElua: Claire Hughes Pelekikena Iho Nei: Keith Kalani Akana Puʻuku: Randy Kekoa Rivera Kākau ʻŌlelo: Ulalia Woodside Hoʻopaʻa Moʻolelo: Hailama Farden Kahu: Ekela Kanī’aipi’o Crozier Nā Alakaʻi: Kalani Akana, Elena Farden and Naomi Kainoa Rivera


N Ā H ONO A‘ O P I‘ILANI Alakaʻi Mele: Hailama Farden

HCC Email: nkbniihau@yahoo.com

Anoʻai Kākou, Kuini Piʻolani Hawaiian Civic Club was chartered in 2006 for Queen Kapiʻolani, a stalwart speaker of the Hawaiian Language, like the Queen, Kuini Pi’olani HCC was the first civic club to advocate publicly in support of our Hawaiian Language and in addition having members from all islands and around the world that range from 2 to 90 years of age. Kuini Pi’olani HCC prides its members to continue to strive for the summit by participating in community and cultural events. This year featuring our treasures: 1) Earl Kawa’a a ‘manaleo” (native speaker) of Moloka’i, 2019 Living Treasure of Hawai’i, (Hongwanji), and ‘Aha Hipu’u Kalani Ali’i Awardee who rode in the 2019 Prince Kuhiō Parade, and in addition the Prince Kuhiō Civic Club Scholarship selected 2) “He Lei Ho’oheno” and “2019 Kalaniana’ole Honorees” Ulalia Woodside and Aaron Mahi acknowledging their achievements that exemplifies generations of community service. We meet quarterly to discuss and work on agendas that is divided into two sections (1- Papa Alaka’i (2- Huina Lālā. Kuini Pi’olani CC continues to explore various ways to bring our members to meetings for decisions, recommendations and directions that allows a continuum of collaborative work via email, slack also “ virtual” capabilities such a “Zoom and Google Hangouts including the outer island members as representatives within our bylaws. Kuini Piʻolani Hawaiian Civic Club attended the 2nd Annual Maui Council Convention held on the island of Maui at the UH Maui Community College, resolutions were approved and submitted to AOHCC pending Kuini Piʻolani resolution caucus meeting later October 2019. Kuini Pi‘olani HCC nominated Earl Kawa‘a for this year’s “2019 Kalaniana‘ole Award” for the Outstanding Hawaiian Civic Club member for the Hawaiian Community at large. HALI’I ALOHALife-Time & Manaleo -Kupuna Agnes Keliilolilola Mahalo A’i and Dr. Verlie Ann (Malina) Wright.

Lahaina Hawaiian Civic Club Information Submitted by: K. Holoaumoku Ralar P.O. Box 10965, Lahaina, HI 96761 Date Organized: October 18, 1935 18, 1959 Club Pua: Kukui)

Date Chartered by AHCC: April

Club Colors: Red & Silver

Club Mele: Halona

Club Motto (Hawaiian): Kukui Pio ʻOle I Ke Kauaula Club Moto (English): The Light Which Withstands The Kuala Wind Number of Educational Scholarships awarded in 2019: 6

Pelekikena: K. Holoaumoku Ralar Pelekikena Iho Nei: Daryl Fujiwara Hope Kākau ʻŌlelo: Nohealani Ralar Kahu: Edsel Noeau Ralar, Sr.

Hope Pelekikena ʻEkahi: Claire Pashion Puʻuku: Dawn Fujiwara Kākau ʻŌlelo: Toddy Lilikoʻi Nā Alakaʻi: Edsel Ralar, Sr., Bernardette Kidder, Pua Lindsey & Phyllis Ross

HCC Email: holokaa@gmail.com

HCC Website: lahainahcc.org

In the past year we have continued to work and share with our community. We ended last year in December with our Annual Manawale'a Ball at the Hyatt Regency Maui. Everyone who attended had a grand time!


N Ā L EI M AKALAPUA We started up this year with none other than our Mahalo Luncheon for our Kupuna and have gone on with our involvement with the Prince Kuhio Maui Ho'olaule'a, Kamehameha Commemorative Pa'u Parade & Ho'olaule'a and the Emma Farden Sharpe Hula Festival. Coming up this week we will kokua the 2-day Festivals of Aloha under the Banyan tree. We continue to engage with our community in seeking out issues that we may be able to help with. We look forward to this year's convention to be held on the Westside of Maui!

Nā Lei Makalapua - Mainland Council Information Submitted by: Darlene Kehaulani Butts 217 Stern Cove, El Cajon, VA 22554 Date Organized: March 1988

Date Chartered by AHCC: November 14. 1990

Club Mele: Makalapua Club Motto (Hawaiian): E lauhoe mai na wa`a

Club Moto (English): Everyone paddles the canoe together

Pelekikena: Darlene Kehaulani Butts Hope Pelekikena ʻEkahi: Lono Anthony Kollars Hope Pelekikena ʻElua: Marlene Livesay Pelekikena Iho Nei: Charlene Lui Puʻuku: Eric Kupa`aokalehua Kakihara Hope Kākau ʻŌlelo: Charlene Kehaulani Kazner Nā Alakaʻi: Christopher Pomaika`i Gaui and Pualani Hockenhull Alakaʻi Mele: Carol Johnson HCC Email: mcahcc@gmail.com

HCC Website: www.mcahcc.com

The Mainland Council sends our congratulations, best wishes and aloha to na Hono Aʻo Pi`ilani for hosting the 2019 AHCC convention in Kaʻanapali, Maui! The Mainland Council honors and celebrates our leadership, membership and ʻohana for allowing us time and resources to do the work of the Council. We mahalo our community partners and native sources. In February 2019, the MCAHCC was fortunate to receive manaʻo from our most profound kupuna source Aunty Toni Lee, past AHCC Pelekikena (2005-2006), sharing stories of triumph, challenges, lessons learned and the benefits of family and beloved relationships. Keola Chan, the prominent face of Aha Kane tested our self-identity, encouraged cultural growth and presented an assertive schedule of continental program expansion. John Aeto of The Kalaimoku Group brought relevance to the power of being counted through Census 2020 and to a community of Census champions who can and will do that work; and Christine Chen of APIAVote surveyed voter registration and the application of that kuleana. During our August Council meeting, Kūhiō Lewis of CNHA inscribed the value and linkages between cultural development and political power. These points of intervention continue a path of building and securing a learned pipeline of leaders and supporters to fulfill Prince Kuhio’s vision. The Mainland Council welcomes to that pipeline, the newly chartered Na ʻOʻiwi O Hawaiʻi Northern Nevada Hawaiian Civic Club under the leadership of Pelekikena Mohalapua Deguilmo-Banner. Welina! Mahalo nui to our Board, Club Pelekikena, Alakaʻi and respective members. Onipaʻa 2020! Me Ke Aloha, Darlene Kehaulani Butts, Pelekikena, Nā Lei Makalapua


N Ā L EI M AKALAPUA ʻAhahui Kiwila Hawaiʻi O San Diego Information Submitted by: Denise U. Dudoit-Meyer

P.O. Box 21561, El Cajon, CA 92021 Date Organized: October 12, 1993 Club Pua: Okika (Orchid)

Date Chartered by AHCC: October 27, 1993

Club Colors: Poni a Ke'oke'o

Club Mele: He Mele Lahui Hawaiʻi

Club Motto (Hawaiian): ʻE Ho'olaha I Ka Pono O Hawaiʻi Club Moto (English): Spread the goodness of the Hawaiian Number of Educational Scholarships awarded in 2019: 7 Pelekikena: Denise Uilani Dudoit-Meyer Hope Pelekikena ʻEkahi: Margaret Sanborn Puʻuku: Anthia Austin Kākau ʻŌlelo: Dolly Crawford Hoʻopaʻa Moʻolelo: Dolly Crawford Nā Alakaʻi: Shalee Kekawa and Maluhia MacLaughlin Sergeant-at-Arms: Glenn Kalikokalehua Ah Nee and Evelyn Kanoelani Ah Nee HCC Email: meyer.denise@gmail.com HCC Website: www.akhsd.org ʻAhahui Kiwila Hawaii O San Diego is Blessed with dedicated members and leaders who continue the mission of Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole. *March 23, 2019: Our Annual Luau Luncheon Honoring our Prince in March was a wonderful success. Members from 'Ainahou O Kaleponi HCC, 'Ahahui 'o Lili'uokalani HCC of Southern California, Kaha I Ka Panoa Kaleponi HCC, Kauwahi 'Anaina Hawaii HCC with Aunty Carol Johnson Lead the Civic Club Members in Mele. A Joyous time. Opening Welcome Chant from Kahinu Harrelson, Shalee Kekawa and Elizabeth Ah Nee. *April 6, 2019: 'AHA MAULIOLA IA KANE/Kane Health Workshop with Papa Ola Lokahi. Free Community Event. Health and wellness gathering for Hawaiian and Polynesian Men & the Community at Large. *April 29, 2019: MCAHCC Teleconference 2nd Quarterly in Sana Ana CA. *May 4-5, 2019: San Diego Hoʻolaulea *May 18, 2019: AKHSD attended America on Main Street. Our Cultural Booth displayed Hawaiian Civic interest and Information. *May 19, 2019: attended Community Health Fair. Free Health Screening and Education.


N Ā L EI M AKALAPUA Hypertension screening, Diabetes and Cholesterol screening, Viral Hepatitis B & C screening, Basic Metabolic Index, Osteoporosis with bone densitometry. Patient Consultation. *June 20, 2019: Bishop Museum to attend Dr. Isabella Kauakea Aion Abbott Lecture. Professor of Botany and Co-Director, Marine Biology Graduate Program at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. *July 10-21,2019: Alondra Park Hoʻolaulea. All Glory and Honor to Ke Akua

ʻAhahui 'o Lili'uokalani Hawaiian Civic Club of Southern California Information Submitted by: John Jensen 13220 Semora Pl, Cerritos, CA 90703 Date Organized: 1976

Date Chartered by AHCC: 1977

Club Pua: Pua Kalauna (Crown Flower) Club Motto (Hawaiian): ʻOnipaʻa

Club Colors: Black & Yellow

Club Mele: Lei No Kamaka'eha (Makalapua)

Club Moto (English): Be Steadfast

Number of Educational Scholarships awarded in 2019: 2 Pelekikena: Darleen Kubota Pelekikena Iho Nei: Lokelani Reichert Nā Alakaʻi: Dawn Miyashiro

Hope Pelekikena ʻEkahi: John Jensen Puʻuku: Joni Leilani Keith Hope Kākau ʻŌlelo: Joni Leilani Keith

HCC Email: boyjensen50@aol.com ʻAhahui delegates attended the 59th Annual AHCC Convention,• November 11 - 18, 2018 • Kauai Marriott Resort, Nawiliwili • Theme: Mai Loko Mai O Ke Kumu Maoli , From Within the Native Source Activities: 1. The ‘Ahahui supported the Annual Alondra Park Ho’olaule’a, July 2019. 2. The 'Ahahui 'o Lili'uokalani Hawaiian Civic Club of Southern California holds regular general membership meetings to plan, implement and execute committee decisions. 3. Representatives of the ‘Ahahui are represented at quarterly Mainland Council Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs meetings. 4. The Ku’i ka Lono, “Spreading the News”, the ‘Ahahui newsletter, is used to inform members of upcoming activities. 5. We continue to support Native Hawaiian community activities. 6. The ‘Ahahui has provided two scholarships to deserving members of our Hawaiian community.

ʻĀinahau O Kaleponi Hawaiian Civic Club Information Submitted by: Eric Kupa`aokalehua Kakihara 12534 Valley View St. #343, Garden Grove, CA 92845 Date Organized: 1982 Club Pua: Pikake

Date Chartered by AHCC: 1982

Club Colors: White, Peacock Blue & Seafood Green

Club Motto (Hawaiian): E Malama ʻIa Na Pono O Ka ʻAina e Na ʻOpio Club Moto (English): The Culture of the Land is Preserved in It’s Youth Number of Educational Scholarships awarded in 2019: 4


Club Mele: ʻĀinahau

N Ā L EI M AKALAPUA Pelekikena: Eric Kupaʻaokalehua Kakihara Hope Pelekikena ʻEkahi: Pua Hao-Jarvis Hope Pelekikena ʻElua: Maile Hubbard Pelekikena Iho Nei: Charlene Kehaulani Kazner Puʻuku: Edye Moanikealaonapua Hill Hope Kākau ʻŌlelo: Maggie Ku`uiponani Perry Kākau ʻŌlelo: Sharon Noheaokapu`uwai Abbott Kahu: Paddy Pilialoha Kakihara Sergeant-at-Arms: Gil Kilakila Kveen Alakaʻi Mele: Lehua Swope Nā Alakaʻi: Kehau Bryce, Artland Ka`ai, Gil Kveen, Linda McElrea, Lehua Swope and Ualani Ho`opai HCC Email: info@aokhcc.org

HCC Website: www.aokhcc.org

AOKHCC sends its warmest aloha to the Association on its 60th annual convention, and mahalo to the Maui council for their hospitality. AOKHCC continues to diligently adhere to its administrative duties such as holding board and general membership meetings each month, maintaining an annual budget, and executing programming projects through standing committees like scholarship, website, health education, and community outreach. In March, ʻĀinahau once again hosted a lunch for Kapaʻa Middle School Ukulele Band and Choir. On that same day, we also presented a Native Hawaiian Game booth at the Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific’s International Children’s Day, and again in September at the E Hula Mau competition also in Long Beach. Another busy Summer; in July we participated in another successful fundraising weekend celebrating with HICCSC at their 41st annual Hoʻolaulea at Alondra Park in Lawndale. This year at our 37th annual Scholarship Ahaʻaina in August, we honored Maui through oli, mele, and hula (all performed by our members) that celebrates the beauty of this year's host island. In September, we were pleased to have completed our 3rd annual `Ohana Bingo Night, which was not only a successful and fun event, but more importantly was planned by a committee comprised primarily of members who have been with the club for less than 5 years (two 1st year members, one of which was the co-chair). AOKHCC will continue to partner with local/national community organizations for joint events covering health and education with Hawaiian cultural focus. Papa Ola Lokahi sponsored workshop in October, visit to Lunalilio Home on our way back home after convention, and visits to Senior Living Care Homes in December, sharing Christmas hula and mele, Hawaiian Style. It is our honor to be here at convention and look forward to actively participating in serving and honoring our people in this forum.

Hui Hawai`i O Tenesi Hawaiian Civic Club Information Submitted by: Scott Gehring P.O. Box 31422, Clarksville, Tennessee 37042 Date Organized: July 2008 Club Pua: Hibiscus

Date Chartered by AHCC: November 2008

Club Colors: Orange and Brown

Club Mele: Hawaiʻi Aloha

Club Motto (Hawaiian): I Mau Ho`omua Ka Uhane Aloha A Kanaka Na`Ike A Me Na Hana Club Moto (English): To perpetuate the Aloha Spirit and the Hawaiian Culture Pelekikena: Marlene Livesay Hope Pelekikena ʻEkahi: Wally Kaʻaihue Hope Pelekikena ʻElua: Scott Gehring Puʻuku: Bruce Livesay Hope Kākau ʻŌlelo: Tiffany Wilson Kākau ʻŌlelo: Denny Colbert Hoʻopaʻa Moʻolelo: Duvien Garcia Sergeant-at-Arms: Scott Gehring Nā Alakaʻi: Vivian Kaʻaihue, Nahele Livesay and Tiffany Wilson Kahu: Bruce Livesay HCC Email: hhothcc@gmail.com

HCC Website: www.huihawaiiotn.com


N Ā L EI M AKALAPUA Hui Hawai`i O Tenesi Hawaiian Civic Club continues its mission to perpetuate the Hawaiian Culture and Aloha Spirit. Our primary functions is to support the cultural needs of our military members and families of Fort Campbell Army Post, many of which have been transferred from Hawai`i or are Native Hawaiians serving in the military. We continue to celebrate Lei Day at the TN State Veterans Home with a maile and orchid lei draping ceremony to the Doughboy Statue in front of the facility and provide entertainment to the veteran residents and staff. Asian-American Pacific Islander Month and Military Appreciation Month in May was highlighted with a hula performance at Fort Campbell Army Post. Our hui continues to share the culture at the Clarksville Downtown Marketplace each Saturday during the summer with our hula performances, ono kalua pork sales and TN grown Hawaiian plant sales. The summer activities ended with our annual lu’au. Monthly participation at Manna Café continues all year long where we assist in feeding the homeless. Our hula dancers are always performing around the community as invited. In 2019 we had a visit and workshop from Papa Ola Lokahi where they taught our members how to make hula adornments from fresh flowers and plants and soothed the tired muscles with lomi lomi massages. Since that visit, our hula dancers have participated in two additional workshops conducted by our club’s plant grower where they learned how to plant and malama Ti plants and fern plants to be used as adornments in the future. A BIG mahalo to our board and members for their kokua during the year. Hui Hawai`i O Tenesi Hawaiian Civic Club is proud to further the vision of Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanian`ole We send to you our fondest Aloha Ya’al.

Hui Hawaiʻi O Utah Hawaiian Civic Club Information Submitted by: Tina Cabiles-Carden 2568 S. Haynes Dr, West Valley City, UT 84128 Date Organized: November 1985 Club Pua: Pikake

Date Chartered by AHCC: November 1986

Club Colors: Teal & White

Club Mele: Kuʻu Hoa

Club Motto (Hawaiian): Ka ʻuhane ʻo Iesu e hoʻa mai a mau loa Club Moto (English): The Spirit of Christ which is lit to burn forever Pelekikena: Tina Cabiles-Carden Hope Pelekikena ʻElua: Cheryl Richards Nā Alakaʻi: David Carden and Garin Richards

Hope Pelekikena ʻEkahi: Charlene Lui Puʻuku: Barbara Fuller

HCC Email: huihawaiioutah@yahoo.com

HCC Facebook: facebook.com/huihawaiioutah

This year we’ve enjoyed pop-up stores, and manapua making. In response to our communityʻs request for Hawaiian language classes, we’ve partnered with the City Library and were the first language classes offered through them, EVER. With the success of the class, there is now a Navajo language class, and a Tongan and Samoan class in the works. We’ve held a movie screening for Mauna Kea: Temple Under Siege, held a Hawaiian Language bingo night, had an Oli Moʻokuauhau workshop participated in the Pacific Health 5k by offering opening oli, and manning a water station and have been heavily engaged in increasing education and awareness for the issues regarding Mauna Kea. We are an active and integral part of the Utah Pacific Islander Health Network and through this partnership, weʻre able to positively impact Pacific Islanders facing health challenges. We renew ourselves by gathering with other civically engaged Hawaiians at our council meetings, and it is always a good time. We are currently working on creating a program for Kupuna and partnering once again with the City Library. Our


N Ā L EI M AKALAPUA kupuna expressed specific needs and we intend on meeting those needs by creating programs and partnerships that will serve our elders. We are excited for the upcoming holidays and the activities planned, and we are planning our calendar for 2020.

Kaha I Ka Panoa Kaleponi Information Submitted by: Margaret Sanhorn 22545 Scarlet Sage Way, Moreno Valley, California 92557 Date Organized: April 17, 2010 Date Chartered by AHCC: July 16, 2010 Club Colors: Sand & Light Green Club Motto (Hawaiian): ʻE Ho’ohui ʻAna I Ko Kakou Poʻe Hawaiʻi I Ka Panoa Club Moto (English): Uniting Our Hawaiian People in the Desert Number of Educational Scholarships awarded in 2019: 2 Pelekikena: Lono Kollars Puʻuku: Theodora Furtado Nā Alakaʻi: John Jensen, Maile Hill and Maggie Perry

Kākau ʻŌlelo: Margaret Sanborn HCC Email: lono.kollars@yahoo.com

Kaha I Ka Panoa Kaleponi HCC participated in the annual Hawaiian Inter-Club Council of So. Ca. at Lawndale, Ca. Pelekikena Lono Kollars is also pelekikena of the Hawaiian Inter-Club Council of So. Ca. The festival encompasses 15 food booths and 200 vendor booths. This event attracts 60,000 to 80,000 people over the two day event. The entertainment is performed by local Hula Halau's from nearby cities and as far south as San Diego. Kaha I Ka Panoa Kaleponi HCC awarded two academic scholarships. The first scholarship was awarded to a student interested in a nursing career. The Second scholarship was awarded to a second year student with a major in Psychology. Kaha I Ka Panoa Kaleponi HCC sponsored the Western Premiere of the Moana Nui Akea Documentary. This was a two day showing with 300 in attendance on both days. The 1st Nations set the protocol for the event and Cissy Kaio Hula Halau performed the Hawaiian protocol for the evening as well.

Ke Allʻi Bernice Pauahi Paki Hawaiian Civic Club O Kansas City Information Submitted by: Dorinda Nicholson 7236 Woodson Road, Kansas City, Missouri 64133 Date Organized: March 2012

Date Chartered by AHCC: July 21, 2012

Club Pua: Plumeria & Mimosa Club Mele: Oli Aloha

Club Colors: Royal Blue, Silver, Red, Green & Yellow

Club Motto (Hawaiian): Pili puʻuwai, pili manaʻo, e pili lokahi Club Moto (English): Heart to heart, Mind to mind, Soul to soul. Pelekikena: Dorinda Makanaonalani Nicholson Pelekikena Iho Nei: Henrietta Kaleikau Hope Kākau ʻŌlelo: Becky Kahananui and Andi Meyer HCC Email: dorinda@pearlharborchild.com

Hope Pelekikena ʻEkahi: Dennis Rose Puʻuku: Linda Bricker Kākau ʻŌlelo: Ilene Kimsey Kahu: David Kaleikau

HCC Facebook: www.facebook.com/Ke-Alii-Bernice-Pauahi-Pākī-Hawaiian-Civic-Club


N Ā L EI M AKALAPUA In June, 14 dancers from Hula Halau O Kiakahi traveled to Hawaii Island to holo holo with Kuana Torres. One highlight of their trip was to perform hula in Waipio Valley to the his mele Waipiʻo Paeaea, and to work and sweat in the loʻi. Another, to learn Aloha No Kona on the grounds of Hulihee Palace in Kona. In July, Carol and Alex Johnson flew to Kansas City to help our hui with our ukulele performance for the upcomg Ethnic festival. Carol also shared her talents with the surrouncing area ukulele clubs. Those ukulele players were treated to both Hawaiian style and other popular music along with strumming techniques. A big mahalo to Carol to visit our hui and to also fellowship ukulele clubs in the area. Later in July, some members of our hui gathered for three Protect Mauna Kea events. The first two were in Kansas City parks and the final one at my home for the simultaneous broadcast. Mikiani Young came through our area for day 263 of her daily FB broadcasts across the continent. Mid-August was the annual Kansas City Ethnic festival. Our shave ice sales fund hui activities. About 20 players from local ukulele clubs participated as an ukulele flash mob for our show. Six of the uke flash mob players were from our new uke group which began classes last Spring. Most exciting is several of the incoming players were born in Missouri and will now have an opportunity to connect to their Hawaiian roots. Mahalo nui to our teacher Gail Shirley who was a part of the Washington D.C. ukulele group for many years before her recent move to Missouri. She couldnʻt find a Hawaiian uke group here to join, so gratefully she is willing to teach us. so maybe we can get good enough to be called The Hawaiian Uke Group O Kansas City.

Ke Ali’i David La’amea Kalakaua HCC of Wisconsin Information Submitted by: Sandra Cunningham 3846 Wooded Ridge Trail, Colgate, Wisconsin 53017 Date Organized: March 2012 Club Pua: Pikake

Date Chartered by AHCC: October 18, 2012

Club Colors: Prussian Blue & Silver

Club Mele: He Mele Inoa ‘O Kalākaua

Club Motto (Hawaiian): Ne‘epapa I Mua Me Ke Aloha Club Moto (English): Moving Forward With Strength And Aloha Pelekikena: Isaac (Ike) Keliipio IV Hope Pelekikena ʻElua: Greg Wong Puʻuku: Sandra Kealaula Cunningham

Hope Pelekikena ʻEkahi: Nancy Doers Pelekikena Iho Nei: Sandra Kealaula Cunningham Hope Kākau ʻŌlelo: Anita Bradley

HCC Email: alohasic@yahoo.com

HCC Facebook: Ke Ali'i David La'amea Kalakaua HCC of Wisconsin

Ke Ali’i David La’amea Kalakaua Hawaiian Civic Club of Wisconsin was chartered at the 2012 AOHCC Convention in Washington DC. Our small but committed membership has enjoyed sponsoring educational / cultural and social events over the years. We have sponsored several Hula & Ukulele Workshops and host an annual May Day / Lei Day celebration. We established a library of Hawaiian books, music, and games for member access, including a variety of cultural, historical, and biographical information. The library consists of items donated by members, books from Kamehameha Press, and items donated from the personal libraries of our kupuna. Members can borrow from the 100+ resources and are encouraged to share learnings during member meetings. We continue to focus on expanding club membership and engagement. Ne‘epapa I Mua Me Ke Aloha - we are “moving forward with strength and aloha!”


N Ā L EI M AKALAPUA Ke Ali`i Maka`ainana Hawaiian Civic Club of Washington, D.C. Information Submitted by: Darlene Kehaulani Butts 217 Stern Cove, Stafford, VA 22554 Date Organized: June 22, 2004 Club Pua: Naupaka

Date Chartered by AHCC: November 9, 2004

Club Colors: Blue, Red & White

Club Motto (Hawaiian): Aloha O Na Kulaiwi

Club Mele: He Hawaiʻi Au

Club Moto (English): Love For Our Homeland

Pelekikena: Darlene Kehaulani Butts Hope Pelekikena ʻEkahi: Shani Jamilla Puanani Butts Hope Pelekikena ʻElua: Christopher Pomaika`i Gaui Puʻuku: Shevon K. Garnett Hope Kākau ʻŌlelo: Julie Coleson Kahu: Napualokelani Kamakele Nā Alakaʻi: Danette Momi Cruz-Losano, Bryce Mendez, Mokihana Scalph and Shirley Queja HCC Email: lahui@kamhcc.org

HCC Website: www.kamhcc.org

3 January – Congratulated Congressman Ed Case and Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard on Opening day of the U.S.116th Congressional Session! 11 January – Attended the APIAVote “Celebration of AAPI Members of the 116th Congress” reception. Coordinating with ED Christine Chen and Hawaiian communities in 2019/2020. 30 March – Prince Kuhio Parade. Garnered a marching hula unit under the leadership of Kumu Hula Momi Cruz-Losano. Featured 800 marchers, 35 vehicles, 2 floats and 2 marching bands. 17 – 19 May – National Museum of American Indian – Hawai`i Festival – Honoring Kamehameha I. Served as exhibit kako`o and relief staff to 12 cultural practitioners from HI to include Master Craftsman Umi and Janice Kai and Kumu Hula Manu Boyd. 19 May - Washington Canoe Club Blessing. Organized and participated in Protocol/Blessing of Kamaha`oanakupuna “Inspiration sourced from our Elders”. Officiants Kumu Hula Manu Boyd, Rev. Apisaloma P. Toleafoa and Kamalani Garnett honored us with their mana and aloha. 4 June - Ceremony for 2019 National Association of State Alcohol & Drug Abuse Directors, Inc. (NASADAD) Annual Meeting Lūʻau. Coordinated Native Nations Protocol/Blessing and donated floral arrangements designed by C. Diamond. 9 June - Kamehameha Lei Draping Ceremony Officiant Kumu Hula Pomaika`i Gaui. 600+ attendees including HI Congressional members, HI State Senators Kahele and Kidani, HI State Rep Lynn Decoite, OHA Chair Colette Machado, Trustees, Ka Pou Nui – Sylvia Hussey, Kaua`i Mayor Kawakami, Honolulu Council Chair Anderson, Honolulu Councilman Waters, Papa Ola Lokahi – Sheri Daniels, Hui No Ke Ola Pono – Gonsalves, Kau`i Burgess – Kamehameha Schools, Director of Government Relations, Joe Lapilio - Native Hawaiian Chamber of Commerce, Kuhio Lewis - Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement and Ka`anoi Walk of I KA HANA NŌ A ʻIKE PROJECT. Mahalo! 27 July /4 August - Kia'i Ma Ka Hikina Called upon Hawaiians and Polynesians in DC/MD/VA to demonstrate support of our kia'i on the Mauna! 74 supporters displayed Hae Hawai'i, posters and signs. All Hawai'i Stand Together!!

Las Vegas Hawaiian Civic Club Information Submitted by: Pat Filbert


N Ā L EI M AKALAPUA P.O. Box 97891, Las Vegas, Nevada 89193-7891 Date Organized: July 1, 1989

Date Chartered by AHCC: July 28, 1989

Club Pua: Carnation & Ohai Aliʻi

Club Colors: Red & Gold

Club Motto (Hawaiian): Kulia E Loaʻa Ka Naʻauao

Club Mele: He Hawaiʻi Au

Club Moto (English): Strive to Obtain Wisdom

Number of Educational Scholarships awarded in 2019: 2 Pelekikena: Dorinda Puanani Burnet Hope Pelekikena: Larry Gove Pelekikena Iho Nei: Paʻahana Bissen Puʻuku: Charlene Gove Hope Kākau ʻŌlelo: Pat Flibert Sergeant-at-Arms: Lee Burnet Nā Alakaʻi: Lee Burnet, Nate Makaiwi, Joseph Serrao & Maggie Perry HCC Email: lasvegashcc@gmail.com

HCC Website: www.lasvegashcc.org

2019 saw a number of new initiatives to interact and expand engagement with elected officials and the Asian-American Pacific Islander (AAPI) community here in Las Vegas. • The Club continued monthly Na Mea Hawai’i sessions covering Olelo Hawai’i, Na Lei, Puniu drum making, history, La Ho’iho’I Ea, Ohe Kapala, and Genetics & Hawaiian Genealogy • Special presentations at Membership Meetings looked at AAPI and educational organizations, the Mainland Council for Native Rights efforts, Maunakea, and a 2018 Essay Scholarship winner presentation • In January our annual Business ‘Aha’aina occurred bringing together local Hawaiian and AAPI organizations to share and deconflict 2019 events to decrease overlapping dates • In February, we hosted the 1st Quarter Mainland Council meeting at the Seek Jesus First Ministries with several of our members and local businesses providing ono food each day • In April we expanded interactions with the Nevada 4th District Congressman by meeting with his City Manager to gain better insight on his interactions with the AAPI community and Hawaiians in particular • The Club presented its Founder’s Scholarship in June • In July, we partnered with 9th Island Aunties for food distribution to Las Vegas homeless people and provided testimony to the City Council related to the AAPI Community Commission • In September, we postponed our annual Ho’olaule’a as the venue became unavailable. September did see us supporting the City of Henderson for a showing of Moana, conducting a Chili & Rice Bento fundraiser, and awarding our Essay Scholarship • The Club rolled out our “Go For Broke” organizational Bowling tournament fundraiser in October • The Club installed a Makahiki display at the Las Vegas Natural History Museum in November, will hold a Kalikimaka buffet for our members in December, and look to decorate a Christmas tree in the annual Boyd Gaming “Tree of Hope” fundraising event

Lau Kanaka No Hawai'i Hawaiian Civic Club of Arizona Information Submitted by: Pualani L. Hockenhull P.O. Box 60712, Phoenix, AZ 85082 Date Organized: November 1981 Club Pua: Yellow Hibiscus

Date Chartered by AHCC: September 2010

Club Colors: Yellow, Tan & Black

Club Motto (Hawaiian): Nana imua, a'ole ihope

Club Mele: Aloha e Alikona

Club Moto (English): Look Ahead, Not Back

Number of Educational Scholarships awarded in 2019: 2 Pelekikena: Pualani L. Hockenhull Pelekikena Iho Nei: Piʻilani Kauhane

Hope Pelekikena ʻEkahi: Kaʻimi Valdez Puʻuku: Brie Taha Hope Kākau ʻŌlelo: Kathy Rizzo


N Ā L EI M AKALAPUA Hoʻopaʻa Moʻolelo: Kaʻimi and Kehau Chrisman HCC Email: info@lknhaz.org

Nā Alakaʻi: Matt Kramer and Kalena Goldston

HCC Website: www.lknhaz.org

We are especially dedicated to preserving and enhancing the Hawaiian Culture in Arizona by supporting the interests of other Polynesian, Asian/Pacific Islander and Native American cultures throughout the Valley of the Sun. We do so by serving our local communities by providing educational and cultural events in and outside of the communities of which we live in, for over 35 years now. We are one big ohana, we not only play together but work together using our talents, time, and resources to keep our club active and responsive while engaging our local communities here in Arizona or back in Hawai’i through events and civic engagement. Throughout the year, LKNH sponsors various events that are fun, entertaining, and even educational, including an authentic lu’au that is prepared by our members. Our annual lu’au helps to support our club and also funds our scholarship program. We have awarded two cultural grants so far this year and have raised another $1,500.00 for our Educational Scholarship Program. On going collections for: Packages from Home-Put together care packages and supplies to support active duty, veterans, and military K9s around the world Food Bank Our upcoming activities include: Island Liaison Fundraising Event October 12, 2019 Kuana Torres Concert/Workshops October 26, 2019 Annual AHCC Convention November 10-17, 2019 Arizona Asian Festival, November 16-17, 2019 @ Scottsdale Civic Center Mall Christmas and Club Meeting December 6, 2019 Papa Ola Lokahi Workshops and Fundraiser December 7, 2019 Na Leo Concert December 19, 2019 Ongoing preparation for: The 2020 Census Holoku Ball 2020 Annual Fundraising Lu'au 2020 Aloha Crafts and Creation Craft Fair 2020

Mokuʻaina A Wakinekona Hawaiian Civic Club Information Submitted by: Benjamin K. Baker 5340 Yearley Drive NE, Olympia, WA 98516 Date Organized: July 8, 2006 Club Pua: Maile Lei

Date Chartered by AHCC: October 25, 2006

Club Colors: Wintergreen

Club Mele: Wakinekona

Club Motto (Hawaiian): A aweo lehulehu lei ulana pu ia ho`onui ikaika nui alaila ekahi awe ia lei Club Moto (English): A strand of many leis weaved together is more powerful than one strand of lei Number of Educational Scholarships awarded in 2019: 5 Pelekikena: Benjamin Kaeha Baker Hope Puʻuku: Sandra Cox

Hope Pelekikena ʻEkahi: Emma Maka`o lono Sarono Puʻuku: Angelina Sarono


N Ā L EI M AKALAPUA Hope Kākau ʻŌlelo: Analani Imbach Kākau ʻŌlelo: Debra Joaquin Hoʻopaʻa Moʻolelo: Emma Sarono Nā Alakaʻi: Edna Maile Baker, Lu Awaa and Les Ling Kahu: Emma Sarono Sergeant-at-Arms: Glenn Kalikokalehua Ah Nee and Evelyn Kanoelani Ah Nee Alakaʻi Mele: Benjamin Kaeha Baker HCC Email: mawhcc@comcast.net

HCC Website: none

Our club meets January, March and in April we host our annual Aha Mele Hawaiian Festival Fundraiser, which funds our Kamehameha Summer Explorations and College Scholarship programs. ln May, we celebrate May Day is Lei Day in Hawai'i and Mother’s Day by offering a traditional lei making workshop. July, we celebrate our club's anniversary. In the fall we prepare for the AOHCC Convention and in December we celebrate Mele Kalikimaka where our `Ohana gathers singing mele and dancing hula grinding onolicious food. This year on the off months we don't meet, we've held our meeting to our members that resides too far away from Lacey. So we meet in Lake Stevens Senior Center 40 minutes north of Seattle to keep our members up to date of what's happening within our club. That first meeting was held in August. soon in October and December. If you are interested in joining our club just email me at


Nā Keiki O Hawaiʻi Hawaiian Civic Club Information Submitted by: Annette Hoseʻ P.O. Box 230686, Anchorage, Alaska 99523 Date Organized: September 3, 1984 Club Pua: Pikake

Date Chartered by AHCC: November 16, 1990

Club Colors: Purple & White

Club Motto (Hawaiian): ʻOnipaʻa I Ka Manaʻo Pelekikena: Ashlyn Hoseʻ Puʻuku: Raynette Hoseʻ

Club Mele: Kaulana Nā Pua Club Moto (English): Hold Fast to Your Knowledge

Hope Pelekikena ʻEkahi: Dabney Van Liere Pelekikena Iho Nei: Sammi Pedro Kākau ʻŌlelo: Annette Hoseʻ Nā Alakaʻi: Raymond Hoseʻ

HCC Email: ashlynhose@yahoo.com Nā Keiki O Hawaiʻi participated once again in Bridge Builders Association’s event Meet the World to further perpetuate our culture. The club went full throttle with our volunteer efforts with the Anchorage Mayor’s Marathon and Half-Marathon this summer. We intend to finish the year with our Christmas party serving as a membership drive.


K E O NE O K AKUHIHEWA Ke One O Kākuhihewa - Oʻahu Council Information Submitted by: Benton Kealiʻi Pang P.O. Box 37874, Honolulu, Hawaiʻi 96837 - 1122 Date Chartered by AHCC: April 1959 Pelekikena: Benton Kealiʻi Pang, Ph.D. Hope Pelekikena ʻElua: Georgiana Navarro Puʻuku: Alberta Low Kākau Moʻolelo: Christine “Chrissy” Anjo Sergeant-at-Arms: N/A

Hope Pelekikena ʻEkahi: Jacob Kaʻōmakaokalā Aki Pelekikena Iho Nei: Roth Puahala Kākau ʻŌlelo: Teri Loo Kahu: S. Kalā Holden Parliamentarian: Roth Puahala

Nā Alakaʻi: Association: Daniel Nahoopii, Rochelle Kawelo, Yvonne “Peewee” Ryan Nā Alakaʻi: Moku Directors: ʻEwa Moku: Lance C. Lanakila Holden Ko'olaupoko Moku: Ken Ordenstein Waialua Moku: Diane Fitzsimmons

Waiʻanae Moku: Stephanie Kawelo Kona Moku: Maluhia Kauahi Koʻolauloa Moku: Joan ʻUmi” Jensen

HCC Email: Kakuhihewa.president@gmail.com HCC Website: www.kakuhihewa.org Our first council meeting took place on January 5th, 2019 during the Annual Makahiki Celebration at the historic Royal Hawaiian Hotel, near Helumoa. While the Council elected new officers at their October 2018 meeting, they were installed here, near the Waiīkī residence of our founder, Prince Jonah Kūhiō Kalanianaʻole. The new officers for 2019-2020 are listed above. The Council participated in Aliʻi Sunday for William Charles Lunalilo (Jan 27), Queen Kaʻahumanu (March 17), Jonah Kūhiō Kalanianaʻole (March 24), and Kauikeaouli (Aug 4). We also participated in Queen Emmaʻs birthday at Maunaʻala on January 2nd., the Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement Legislative Forum (January 8), the Native Hawaiian Hospitality Associationʻs Ka Huina – Tradition X Innovation (March 7) Prince Kūhiō events at Ka Makana Aliʻi (March 15), the Prince Kūhiō parade (March 30), and the Kamehameha lei draping (June 7). The Council and its clubs also participated in the Aloha Festivals Floral parade held on September 28th. At my first meeting in January, the Council established a Housing Committee which has been meeting regularly to come up with information on housing options for our native Hawaiian communities. The committee will be holding informational forums in the coming months to discuss important solutions to create a better living environment on Oʻahu for Hawaiians and non-Hawaiians. The Council was active at the Hawaiʻi Legislature in 2019. We participated in the Hawaiʻi Legislatureʻs Hawaiian Affairs Caucus, Hawaiian Caucus Day (Feb. 8) and Oʻahu clubs were quite active at the State Capitol. Kupuna ʻUlulani Bierne of Koʻolauloa HCC, was honored by the Hawaiian Affairs Caucus, as were Manu Boyd (Pelekikena for the Honolulu club). Waiʻanae and Mākaha Hawaiian Civic Clubs were also recognized separately by the Hawaiʻi State Senate work for their Waiʻanae Water Resolution which was recently passed by the Association in 2018. On March 27, Prince Kūhiō HCC and other Oʻahu clubs participated in Kūlike Kākou with other partner organizations. This day of advocacy brought needed attention to the receipt of OHAʻs pro rata share of the Public Lands Trust. While HB402 bill did not pass, it went farther in the legislature than any previous year. We will ensure this issue is resolved next year! The Council began Resolution workshops to teach our members how to research and write substantive resolutions. Three workshops were held, which culminated into a Special Meeting on August 24th. Four substantive resolutions and 4 memorial resolutions were passed at this meeting and submitted to the Association of Hawaiian Civic Club for deliberation at the upcoming annual convention. Our largest event, the Hōʻikeʻike was held at Bishop Museum for the first time in many years. The day-long event featured music, food, and highlighted the history of the Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs, and our Oʻahu clubs. Special recognition was given to the Hawaiian Civic Club of Honolulu in their centennial year of the civic club movement. Lastly, the Council has been working throughout the year to provide a venue for the Association to hold itʻs 2021 Annual Convention on Oʻahu. We have proposed October 31-November 7, 2021 as the convention dates. We are awaiting confirmation from the Hawaiʻi Convention Center to hold our convention and have sought discounted room rates at the


K E O NE O K AKUHIHEWA nearby Ala Moana and Prince Waikīkī hotels. We are also working with the Aunty Lorna Akima to ensure the Waikīkī hotels can provide us competitive room rates. We are anxious to hold our 2021 convention on Moku o Kākuhihewa and know it will be a fantastic event. See you all in 2021!

'Ahahui Kiwila Hawai'i Kamali'i Wahine Victoria Kawekiu Lunalilo Kalaninuiahilapalapa Ka'iulani Cleghorn Information Submitted by: Rusty Rodenhurst 2072 Alewa Drive, Honolulu, Hawaiʻi 96817 Date Organized: February 3, 1978 Club Pua: Pikaka

Date Chartered by AHCC: 1979

Club Colors: Red, Black & White

Club Mele: Kaʻiulani Aliʻi

Club Motto (Hawaiian): Kulia I Ka Lokahi Pelekikena: Walter “Rusty” Rodenhurst Pelekikena Iho Nei: Leimana Damate Hope Kākau ʻŌlelo: Mahina Rodenhurst

Hope Pelekikena ʻEkahi: Carol Anzai Puʻuku: Gladys Rodenhurst Nā Alakaʻi: Jason Anzai Sergeant-at-Arms: Maddy Lum

HCC Email: kealiimaikai885@gmail.com Our club has begun a revitalization program of recruitment, retention and active participation. It is our hope that by the end of 2019 we will have 50 strong active members to serve our communities.

ʻAhahui Siwila Hawaiʻi o Kapolei Information Submitted by: Lance C. Lanakila Holden P.O. Box 700007, Kapolei, Hawaiʻi 96709-0007 Date Organized: January 1993 Club Pua: ʻIlima Maoli

Date Chartered by AHCC: October 1993 Club Colors: Dark Blue & Reddish Brown

Club Mele: Queen’s Prayer

Club Motto (Hawaiian): ʻE Mau Ke Ea O Ka ʻĀina I Ka Pono Club Moto (English): Let Sovereignty Return the Righteousness of the Land Pelekikena: Lance C. Lanakila Holden Hope Pelekikena ʻElua: Ron Schaedel Puʻuku: Melissa Lyman Sergeant-at-Arms: Dan Lyman HCC Email: kapoleihcc@gmail.com

Hope Pelekikena ʻEkahi: Lei Riedel Pelekikena Iho Nei: Rona Rodenhurst Kākau Moʻolelo & Kahu: S. Kalā Holden Nā Alakaʻi: Amanda Allison and Gary Sugiyama IG: kapoleihcc

FB: ʻAhahuiKapolei

2018 • 2 delegates attended the 2018 Association HCC Annual Convention on Kauai. • Nov and Dec: Members participated in our Annual Gift Wrapping Fundraiser for Education/Scholarship Fund held at Barnes & Noble, Ala Moana and Ka Makana Aliʻi Mall, Kapolei 2019 • April 08: Co-sponsored Kapolei Middle School Studentʻs field trip to the Marine Education Training Center to learn about the Polynesian Voyaging Society, meet the crews of the canoes and to gain a better understanding of life on the canoes when out at sea. • April 13: Members of the ʻAhahui held a Kahili Paʻa Lima (KPL) workshop for students graduating from Kamalani Academy, Wahiawa. 18 students built a KPL to present to their parents at the graduation ceremony. • April 27: Lei Making Demo / “Make & Take” at Barnes & Noble, Ala Moana. • May 29: Members of the ʻAhahui attended the O’ahu Regional Transportation Plan 2045 focus group.








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Lorna Akima

WELEHU - HOKU PŌʻAKAHI, 11 NOWEMAPA 2019 Kāinoa (Registration)

8:00am – 11:00am 3:00pm- 5:00pm

Grand Promenade

Eva Hirano

Kikowaena Kōkua (Information/Activity Center)

3:00pm – 5:00pm

Grand Promenade

Nā Hono Aʻo Piʻilani

WELEHU - MĀHEALANI PŌʻALUA, 12 NOWEMAPA 2019 Nā Papa Hoʻonui ʻIke (Workshops) (See AHCC Website for updated info)

1:00pm- 2:30pm; 2:45pm – 4:30pm

Maui 2

Huakaʻi (Tours) (See AHCC Website for updated info)

Ku‘umeaaloha Gomes Daryl Fujiwara

Kikowaena Kōkua (Information/Activity Center)

3:00pm- 5:00pm

Grand Promenade

Nā Hono Aʻo Piʻilani

Kāinoa (Registration)

3:00pm- 5:00pm

Grand Promenade

Eva Hirano

6:00pm – 10:00pm

Lahaina 2

Kēhaulani Butts

Hālāwai Kūkā Hapahā o Nā Lei Makalapua (MC BOD Mtg)

WELEHU - KULU PŌʻAKOLU, 13 NOWEMAPA 2019 Kikowaena Kōkua (Information/Activity Center)

8:00am – 11:00am 3:00pm- 5:00pm

Grand Promenade

Nā Hono Aʻo Piʻilani

Kāinoa (Registration)

8:00am – 11:00am 3:00pm- 5:00pm

Grand Promenade

Eva Hirano

Sponsor Exhibits

8:00am – 4:30pm

Grand Promenade

Lorna Akima


8:00am – 4:30pm

Grand Promenade

Nā Hono Aʻo Piʻilani

Health Screening, Assessment & Prevention

8:00am – 3:00pm

Maui 4

Jane Kaʻala Pang

‘Aha Kūkā ‘Ōlelo Hawai‘i

11:30 am - 1 pm

Maui 1

Kaimana Barcarse

9:00am – 11:00am

Maui 2

Ku’umeaaloha Gomes

Nā Papa Hoʻonui ʻIke (Workshops) (See AHCC Website for updated info)

ʻAina Awakea (on your own)

11:30am – 12:45pm

Hālāwai Papa Alaka’i Hapahā o ka AHCC (BOD Meeting)

1:00pm – 3:45pm

Lahaina 2

Hailama Farden

Nā Papa Hoʻonui ʻIke (Workshops) (See AHCC Website for updated info)

1:00pm – 3:00pm

Maui 2

Ku’umeaaloha Gomes

Haliʻa Aloha Briefing

4:00pm – 4:15pm

Monarchy Ballroom

Benjamin Baker

Delegation Is Seated

4:15pm – 5:00pm

Monarchy Ballroom

Willette Akima


5:00pm – 9:00pm

Monarchy Ballroom

Hailama Farden


Ka Hoʻomalu ʻAna (Call To Order)

Hailama Farden

Haliʻa Aloha

Benjamin Baker

Kukui Lama Kū

Jacob Aki

AHCC Awards


ʻAina Kakahiaka

6:00am – 7:30am

Sunset Terrace

Lorna Akima

Kikowaena Kōkua (Information/Activity Center)

8:00am – 12:00pm 1:00pm- 4:00pm

Grand Promenade

Nā Hono Aʻo Piʻilani

Kāinoa (Registration)

8:00am – 11:00am

Grand Promenade

Eva Hirano

Sponsor Exhibits

8:00am – 4:30pm

Grand Promenade

Lorna Akima


8:00am – 4:30pm

Grand Promenade

Nā Hono Aʻo Piʻilani

Health Screening, Assessment & Prevention

8:00am – 3:00pm

Maui 4

Jane Kaʻala Pang

Opening Ceremony

8:00am – 8:45am

Monarchy Ballroom

Nā Hono Aʻo Piʻilani

Plenary Session

9:00am – 12:00pm

Hailama Farden

Ka Hoʻomalu ʻAna (Call to Order)

Hailama Farden

Pule Wehe

AHCC Kahu Kēhau Shintani

Presentation of Colors

Nā Hono Aʻo Piʻilani

Star Spangled Banner

Nā Hono Aʻo Piʻilani

Hawaiʻi Ponoʻī (All verses)

Nā Hono Aʻo Piʻilani

Wehewehe i Ke Poʻomanaʻo

Hailama Farden

Ka Hoʻolauna ʻAna I Nā Hoa Kūikawā (Introduction of Special Guests)

Hailama Farden

Hoʻokipa Aloha (Welcome from the GM of Hyatt)

Fred Findlen

Ka Haʻi ʻŌlelo Paipai (Plenary Keynote Speaker)

Kumu Earl Kawa‘a

Adoption of Minutes

Luana Salā

Treasurer’s Report

Leilani Williams-Solomon

AHCC 60th Anniversary: A Celebration of Past Pelekikena

Hailama Farden

Preliminary Credentials

Eva Hirano


Dreana Kalili ʻAina Awakea (on your own)

Nā Kōmike Alaka ʻi Kuleana (Administrative Committees) J. Keikilani Ako - Hope Pelekikena Mua


Kōmike Hoʻonoho Hālāwai (Conventions & Meetings)

1:45pm – 3:15pm

Lahaina 2

Lorna Akima

Komike Mo‘ohelu Kālā (Finance)

1:45pm – 3:15pm

Lahaina 3

Leilani Williams-Solomon

Kōmike Pilina ʻEnehana (Information Technology)

1:45pm – 3:15pm

Lahaina 4

Cynthia Heinjus

Kōmike Hoʻokele (Policy and Planning)

1:45pm – 3:15pm

Lahaina 1

Edith Kawai

Kōmike ʻEnehana (Government Relations)

3:30pm – 5pm

Lahaina 4

Makana Paris

Kōmike Pilina Kaiāulu (Community Relations)

3:30pm – 5pm

Lahaina 3

Lōpaka Baptiste

Kōmike Hoʻoulu ʻAhahui (Membership Development)

3:30pm – 5pm

Lahaina 2

Kuʻumeaaloha Gomes



ʻAina Kakahiaka

6:00am – 7:30am

Sunset Terrace

Lorna Akima

Kikowaena Kōkua (Information/Activity Center)

8:00am – 11:00am 3:00pm- 5:00pm

Grand Promenade

Nā Hono Aʻo Piʻilani

Kāinoa (Registration)

8:00am – 11:00am

Grand Promenade

Eva Hirano

Sponsor Exhibits

8:00am – 4:30pm

Grand Promenade

Lorna Akima


8:00am – 4:30pm

Grand Promenade

Nā Hono Aʻo Piʻilani

Health Screening, Assessment & Prevention

8:00am – 3:00pm

Maui 4

Jane Kaʻala Pang

Plenary Session

8:00am – 12:00pm

Monarchy Ballroom

Nā Hono Aʻo Piʻilani

Ka Hoʻomalu ʻAna

(Call to Order)

Hailama Farden

The State of the Association

Hailama Farden

CNHA Update

Joe Kūhiō Lewis

Kahauiki Village and its impact

Duane Kurisu

Kamehameha Schools

Jack Wong

Credentials Committee Report

Eva Hirano

Nā Moʻolelo o Nā Kōmike Alaka ʻi Kuleana (Administrative Committees Reports) - J. Keikilani Ako Kōmike Hoʻonoho Hālāwai (Conventions & Meetings)

Lorna Akima

Komike Mo‘ohelu Kālā 

Leilani Williams-Solomon

Kōmike Pilina Aupuni 
 (Government Relations)

Makana Paris

Kōmike Hoʻoulu ʻAhahui (Membership Development)

Ku’umeaaloha Gomes


Kōmike ʻEnehana 
 (Information Technology)

Cynthia Heinjus

Kōmike Pilina Kaiāulu 
 (Community Relations)

Lōpaka Baptiste

Kōmike Hoʻokele 
 (Policy and Planning)

Edith Kawai


Hailama Farden

ʻAina Awakea- 
 AHCC Presidents Luncheon

12:00pm – 1:30pm

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Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs

Nā Kōmike Alakaʻi Papahana (Program Committes) Dreana Kalili - Hope Pelekikena ʻElua ●

Kōmike Hoʻona‘auao (Education)

1:45pm – 3:15pm

Lahaina 1

Mahinapoepoe Paishon-Duarte

Kōmike Kūlana Pono Makaʻāinana (Employment/Housing)

1:45pm – 3:15pm

Lahaina 2

Dr. Jamee Miller

Kōmike Pōʻaiapuni Waiwai (Economic Development)

1:45pm – 3:15pm

Lahaina 3

Ron Jarrett

Kōmike Mālama Ola 
 (Health and Human Services)

1:45pm – 3:15pm

Lahaina 4

Jane Ka‘ala Pang

Kōmike Kaiaola (Ecosystem/Environment)

3:30pm – 5pm

Lahaina 1

Daniel Nāho‘opi‘i

Kōmike Hoʻokūpa‘a 
 (Native Rights)

3:30pm – 5pm

Lahaina 2

Jacob Aki

Kōmike Hoʻoilina Aliʻi (Benefits and Trust)

3:30pm – 5pm

Lahaina 3

Shane Nelsen

Kōmike Nohona Hawaiʻi (Hawaiian Way of Life)

3:30pm – 5pm

Lahaina 4

Dr. Noe Noe Wong-Wilson

ʻAina Ahiahi

6:00pm – 7:30pm

Hālona Kai Lawn

Lorna Akima

ʻAha Mele

7:45pm – 10:00pm

Hālona Kai Lawn

Anita Nāone

WELEHU - LĀ AU PAU PŌʻAONO, 16 NOWEMAPA 2019 ʻAina Kakahiaka

6:00am – 7:30am

Sunset Terrace

Lorna Akima

Kikowaena Kōkua (Information/Activity Center)

8:00am – 11:00am 3:00pm- 5:00pm

Grand Promenade

Nā Hono Aʻo Piʻilani


8:00am – 11:00am

Grand Promenade

Eva Hirano

Sponsor Exhibits

8:00am – 4:30pm

Grand Promenade

Lorna Akima


8:00am – 4:30pm

Grand Promenade

Nā Hono Aʻo Piʻilani

Health Screening, Assessment & Prevention

8:00am – 12:00pm

Maui 4

Jane Kaʻala Pang

Final Plenary Session

8:00am – 12:00pm

Monarchy Ballroom

Hailama Farden

Ka Hoʻomalu ʻAna

(Call to Order)

Hailama Farden


Ka Haʻi ʻŌlelo Paipai (Plenary Keynote Speaker)

Kalei Ka‘ilihiwa

Nā Moʻolelo o Nā Kōmike Alakaʻi Papahana (Program Committes Reports) - Dreana Kalili Kōmike Hoʻona‘auao 

Mahinapoepoe Paishon-Duarte

Kōmike Kūlana Pono Makaʻāinana (Employment/Housing)

Dr. Jamee Miller

Kōmike Nohona Hawaiʻi
 (Hawaiian Way of Life)

Dr. Noe Noe Wong-Wilson

Kōmike Mālama Ola 
 (Health and Human Services)

Jane Ka‘ala Pang

Kōmike Kaiaola (Ecosystem/ Environment)

Daniel Nāho‘opi‘i

Kōmike Hoʻokūpa‘a 
 (Native Rights)

Jacob Aki

Kōmike Hoʻoilina Aliʻi 
 (Benefits and Trust)

Shane Nelsen

Kōmike Pōʻaiapuni Waiwai (Economic Development)

Ron Jarrett

Final Credentials Report

Eva Hirano

Unfinished Business

Hailama Farden

New Business

Hailama Farden


Hailama Farden

ʻAha ʻAina

6pm – 8pm

Hālona Kai Lawn

Lorna Akima


7:30am – 8:30am


Japengo Patio

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K E O NE O K Ā KUHIHEWA • June 15: Kahili Paʻa Lima Demo @ Barnes & Noble, Ala Moana • August 24: Members of the ʻAhahui participated in the KOOK Special Meeting to discuss resolutions created by Oʻahu Hawaiian Civic Clubs • September 22: Annual Kahili Paʻa Lima Workshop at the Pre-Convention of CNHA’s Annual Native Hawaiian Convention • September 23 - 25: Members of the ʻAhahui helped with registration at the Annual CNHA Native Hawaiian Convention • September 28: Lauhala Weaving Demo @ Barnes & Noble, Ala Moana Funds raised at the Barnes & Noble Demo Booths will help the ʻAhahui place ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi Resource books in Kapolei area schools.

Aliʻi Pauahi Hawaiian Civic Club Information Submitted by: Kehaulani Lum P.O. Box 2785, ʻAiea, Hawaiʻi 96701 Date Organized: December 3, 1973 Club Pua: Pua Kukui

Date Chartered by AHCC: December 8, 1973

Club Colors: Ke'oke'o

Club Mele: Pauahi ʻO Kalani

Club Motto (Hawaiian): Ka Ikaika A Ka Manaʻo A Me Ke Kino A Me Ka ʻUhane Club Moto (English): Strong in Mind, Body and Spirit Number of Educational Scholarships awarded in 2019: Directly Served 0ver 200 Students Pelekikena: Kehaulani Lum Puʻuku: Walton Keoni Lum Alakaʻi Mele: Mahealani Lum (Oli)

Hope Pelekikena ʻEkahi: Heather Haunani Giugni Kahu: Kahu Winston Kalina Lum, Sr. Nā Alakaʻi: Kahu Bruce Keaulani, W. Kawehi`oakaka Lum, Mahealani Lum

HCC Email: aliipauahi@gmail.com

HCC Website: In Develoment

Aloha to our esteemed hosts and Civic Club ʻohana who have journeyed to the shores of Nā Hono Aʻo Piʻilani! Mahalo nui loa, to all involved, for your warmth, as we stand together in the light of Kū Hiō! Kū Kanaka! Kū I Ke Aka O Nā Kūpuna! Holding space in sacred prohibition and protection, Aliʻi Pauahi returns our love to the multitudes, through ancestral reconnections and restoration of sacred spaces. We stand in the reflection of Prince Kūhiō, whose vision of a thriving Pearl Harbor affirms our efforts, and, in Princess Pauahi's reflection, whose lands encircle the waters of Ke Awa Lau ʻo Puʻuloa and feed us, still. Aliʻi Pauahi toils, in the harbor’s rising waters, to save the last remaining fishpond in Kalauao. Joining the people of `Aiea, `Ewa, O`ahu, the Navy, and, most notably, hundreds of Pauahi’s legacy children and families, we mālama the sacred home where Moʻi Wahine Kalanimanuia reigned peacefully for 65 years. We celebrated Makahiki and birthed moʻōlelo, through the planting of pipi in the harbor. In protocol, Kahu Winston Lum and Kuʻuipo Lum, Kahu Bruce Keaulani, our members, the Navy, and the community of the harbor, entered the space of Kaʻahupahau, to honor the ʻaumakua and affirm our remembrance, by gifting names on sites known for a century as, “Dry Dock #1” and “Building 1.” In reverence for Ke Akua and our ancestors, Keaoonāmano, The Realm of the Sharks, and Keaowāmaluhia, The Light in the Time of Peace, were ordained. Mahalo piha to the Lum `Ohana, Kahu Bruce Keaulani and Jeff Pantaleo for their strong leadership and to Verna Takashima, Haunani Apoliona, Kai Markell and Kaʻahiki Solis, for their love. Our gratitude, likewise, to Senator Roz Baker, for spearheading SCR103, mirroring 2018 - AH, our resolution concerning cultural treatments for opioid addiction.



ʻEwa-Puʻuloa Hawaiian Civic Club Information Submitted by: Kuʻuipo Malczon 91-1374 Kaihuopala'ai Street, ʻEwa Beach, Hawaiʻi 96706 Date Organized: May 4, 1948

Date Chartered by AHCC: November 8, 2001

Club Pua: White Ginger

Club Colors: Green, White & Yellow

Club Mele: Pupu Aʻo ʻEwa

Club Motto (Hawaiian): E Kokua I na Keiki o Ka ʻAina Club Moto (English): (It Is Our Responsibility) To Help the Children of the Land Pelekikena: Marleen Kau‘ionalani Serrao Puʻuku: Donald Woode Nā Alakaʻi: Joshua Taueu HCC Email: ewapuuloahcc@gmail.com

Hope Pelekikena ʻEkahi: Lanette L. Low Hope Kākau ʻŌlelo: Kuʻuipo Malczon

HCC Facebook: www.facebook.com/EwaPuuloa

Like all Oahu Council Civic Clubs we began our year at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel honoring Lono at Makahiki and attending the 1st of 4 quarterly meetings of the Council. We participated at the Ho ‘Ike ‘Ike held on the Bishop Museum grounds. Twice a year we proudly clean Mauna’ala. Another community service event included an online survey and focus group meeting regarding the O’ahu Regional Transportation Plan 2045. In June we invited a guest speaker, the pa’u rider Princess of O’ahu. We were in awe as we learned of the tasks, skills and responsibilities required. We continue to evaluate who we are and how we can be better. To do this an online survey was created and sent to our members. The topic was what makes Ewa Pu’uloa great. We look forward to the results.

Hawaiian Civic Club of Honolulu - The Mother Club Information Submitted by: Manu Boyd P.O. Box 1513, Honolulu, Hawaiʻi 96807 Date Organized: December 6, 1918 Club Pua: ʻIlima & Maile

Club Colors: Red & Yellow

Club Mele: Liholiho (Beautiful ʻIlima)

Club Motto (Hawaiian): Ua mau ke ea o ka `aina i ka pono Club Moto (English): The sovereignty of the land continues in righteousness Number of Educational Scholarships awarded in 2019: 10 Pelekikena: Manu Boyd Hope Pelekikena ʻEkahi: Patricia Brandt Pelekikena Iho Nei: Anita Naone Puʻuku: Luana Sala Hope Kākau ʻŌlelo: Frances Yoshimitsu Kākau ʻŌlelo: Moana Heu Alakaʻi Mele: Manu Boyd Hoʻopaʻa Moʻolelo: Nā Kūpuna Kahu: Kahu David Kaupu, Installing Officer (Hoʻolehua HCC) Nā Alakaʻi: Julian Ako, Joann Asuncion, Wanda Camara, Maylene Enoka, Monte McComber, Justin Motta, Malia Sanders, Maxeen Shea and U`ilani Souza HCC Email: anitanaone@msn.com

HCC Website: HCCHonolulu.org


K E O NE O K Ā KUHIHEWA Founded by Prince Kalaniana‘ole on December 6, 1918, The Hawaiian Civic Club of Honolulu continues celebration of our Centennial with aloha and pride for all those who led this club before us. In keeping tradition, our officers and directors were ceremonially installed by Kahu David Ka`upu at Helumoa Hale at the Royal Hawaiian Center. Prince Kuhio Festivities honoring his Birthday was highlighted with the Prince Kuhio Parade, hosting of the Ali`i Sunday services honoring Prince Kuhio at Kawaiaha`o Church sharing mana`o and mea`ae after services, Mauna`ala Services at the Royal Mausoleum with Hawaiian Civic Clubs and `Aha Hipu`u joining together in song and fellowship.. A Ho`olaule`a showcasing 100 years of Hawaiian Civic Club accomplishments in education, culture, genealogy, health and governance. Co-hosted by the Oahu Council’s Annual Ho`ike`ike, this Cultural Event drew over 3,000 Hawaiian Civic Club members, families, friends, enlisted Military with their family, plus locals and visitors. Hosted a Birthday Pa`ina for all Hawaiian Civic Clubs to celebrate the 100th Birthday of the founding of the Hawaiian Civic Club of Honolulu by Prince Kuhio in December 1918. Over 300 sister Hawaiian Civic Club members, family, friends attended sharing Birthday Pa'ina with luau food and fun. The Annual Holokū Ball Scholarship Fundraiser Benefit Gala, which provided scholarships to 10 students this year, was held at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel Monarch Ballroom with over 400 attendees and included ladies in fashionable holoku. Prince Kuhio submitted the first scholarship which was awarded to Tandy Koahu MacKenzie who received $750 in 1919 and who became the first world famous Native Hawaiian operatice Tenor. Mahalo nui to coroporate sponsors and donors who made this all possible. Activities throughout the year include Fundraisers, Membership and Board meetings, Ali‘i Sundays at Kawaiaha‘o Church, AOHCC Convention with 21 Delegates , Mauna‘ala chapel maintenance, Fellowship sharing of makana, mea`ae, songs and dance with residents of Lunalilo Home, and more. Ua mau ke ea o ka ‘āina i ka pono!

Hawaiian Civic Club of Wahiawā Information Submitted by: Jo-Lin Lenchanko Kalimapau P.O. Box 893931, Mililani, Hawaiʻi 96789 Date Organized: November 10, 1960 Club Pua: Naʻu

Date Chartered by AHCC: April 16, 1966

Club Colors: Green & White

Club Mele: Paʻahana

Club Motto (Hawaiian): E kūkaʻawe i nā kapu o Kūkaniloko no ka mea aloha nō hoʻi kākou iā lākou i nā kau a kau… Club Moto (English): To guard the kapu of Kūkaniloko because we love them for all time… Pelekikena: Marie Niuhelewai Doo Hope Pelekikena ʻEkahi: Noelani Devincent Pelekikena Iho Nei: Brandon Bajo-Daniel Puʻuku: Jo-Lin Lenchanko Kalimapau Hope Kākau ʻŌlelo: Krystal-Lee Tabangcura Hoʻopaʻa Moʻolelo: Jo-Lin Lenchanko Kalimapau Kahu: Peter W. Kawaimaka Lonoaeʻa Alakaʻi Mele: Marie Niuhelewai Doo Nā Alakaʻi: Thomas J. Lenchanko, Vicki Pakele & Winona Aguero Sergeant-at-Arms: William Pila Short HCC Email: hccwahiawa@gmail.com

HCC Website: kukaniloko.org

ʻO ke kuhi paʻa, ke kūpaʻa, a ʻo ka hoʻokō paʻa ʻana ka i hoʻonohonoho paʻa i ke kahua o Ka Hui Kīwila Hawaiʻi o Wahiawā i ka lā 10 o ka mahina ʻo Nowemapa i ka makahiki 1960. A i nā makahiki he kanalimakumamāiwa aku, ua hoʻomau mākou i kā mākou ala nuʻukia e hoʻoulu, e hoʻonaʻauao a e paipai aʻe i nā mea Hawaiʻi a pau i ʻike maopopo ʻia a kūmaka ʻole ʻia. E hoʻokiaʻi, e hoʻomālama a e hoʻopono i ko mākou ʻāina (ka ʻohana), i ko mākou iwi kūpuna, i ko mākou kūpuna mā, a me ko mākou mau ʻōpio, ʻo ia nā mea mua loa a poʻokela hoʻi ma ko mākou kūkulu kumuhana! Hoʻohanohano nō mākou i ko mākou mau kūpuna: ʻo Roselia Poepoe, ʻo Roselani Hall, ʻo Bernard Rodrigues lākou ʻo Barbara Puaʻa; ʻo lākou āpau ko mākou hulu, na lākou i hoʻokumu a i hoʻokohu i kā mākou poʻe palapala hoʻohui nō hoʻi!


K E O NE O K Ā KUHIHEWA ʻO kā mākou hana ke kiaʻi mau ʻana i ko mākou moʻolelo, ʻo ia hoʻi ka hoʻomaopopo mōakāka leʻa ʻana i ka ʻike kuʻuna o ka Puʻuhonua ʻo Kūkaniloko e ola nei i nā kalana ʻo Wahiawā, ʻo Līhuʻe a ʻo Halemano kekahi. He wahi hoʻonaʻauao a he wahi aʻo ʻo Kūkaniloko. Na ka “Piko Listening Journey" e hōʻike mai i kēia nuʻukia kupuna. No laila, e pū paʻakai kākou. ʻO ka paʻakai ka mea nāna i hoʻomau i ke ola o nā mea ʻai o nā kūpuna. No laila, e kōkua mai ʻoukou i ka hoʻomau ʻana i kēia wahi pana, kēia wahi kapu loa ʻo Kūkaniloko, Ko Hawaiʻi Paeʻāina! A mau loa aku ke aloha-------a mau loa aku i nā hana āpau o ko kākou poʻe kahiko. Eō mai lā… E kipa mai i ko mākou wahi punaewele: kukaniloko.org. Mahalo nui ʻia kā ʻoukou mau makana i ka Hui Kīwila Hawaiʻi o Wahiawā.

Kailua Hawaiian Civic Club Information Submitted by: Kīhei and Māpuana de Silva P.O. Box 1123, Kailua, Hawaiʻi 96734 Date Organized: August 4, 1958 Date Chartered by AHCC: 1960 Club Pua: ʻIlima

Club Colors: Gold & Balck

Club Mele: Nā Pua Lei ʻIlima

Club Motto (Hawaiian): E Ala e Nā Mamo i Ola Nā Pua Club Moto (English): Arise, o Descendants, So That Our Children Will Thrive Number of Educational Scholarships awarded in 2019: 3 Pelekikena: Māpuana de Silva Hope Pelekikena ʻElua: Kīhei de Silva Hope Kākau ʻŌlelo: Puakenamu Leong

Hope Pelekikena ʻEkahi: Kapalaiʻula de Silva Puʻuku: Kaʻolu Luning Kahu: Momilani Ramolete Sergeant-at-Arms: Kalani Kaʻanāʻanā

Nā Alakaʻi: Maya Saffery, Pualani Steele, Lāola Tamaliʻi and Kaleomanuʻiwa Wong HCC Email: desilvak009@gmail.com

HCC Website: kailuahawaiiancivicclub.com

Founded in the garage of Louis Mahoe’s Kalapawai home in 1958, the Kailua Hawaiian Civic Club is dedicated to the wellbeing of our Hawaiian people, culture, and ʻāina. We strive to: 1- enrich the lives of Hawaiians in our community, 2- advance the appreciation, study, and practice of Hawaiian culture, and 3- mālama the lands, waters, and wahi pana of our ahupua‘a. We have been a curator of Ulupō heiau since 1987; the heiau and its surrounding lands continue to be the focus of our efforts to ensure the return of a permanent, thriving Hawaiian presence to the piko of our Kailua home. Our summary of activities in 2018: We met and worked at Ulupō on the third Sunday of every month. We are a founding member of Hui Maunawili Kawainui and are actively engaged in securing almost a thousand acres of Maunawili lands for conservation and cultural purposes. In January, we participated in the reinterment of iwi kūpuna at Waiʻauia. In February, we helped host Kailua’s World Wetlands Day. In March, we offered hands-on cultural activities to a delegation of HTA associates at Ulupō. In May, we began negotiating with the City & County of Honolulu for the co-curatorship of Pahukini heiau. In June, we held a very successful scholarship fundraiser, Poi & Pāpale, at Hale Kealoha. In July, our BOD passed a resolution expressing 1- unanimous support of the Kiaʻi at Maunakea, and 2- unanimous opposition to the construction there of the TMT. In August we prepared and served hot meals for 25 houseless individuals at Daybreak Church. In September, we shared the story of the Mākālei with members of the Kalāheo HS art club in preparation for their creation of mural based on that moʻolelo.


K E O NE O K Ā KUHIHEWA Kalihi-Palama Hawaiian Civic Club Information Submitted by: Kaʻimookalani P. Muhlestein 1217 Ala Aolani Street, Honolulu, Hawaiʻi 96819 Date Organized: November 19, 1969 Club Pua: Pupu O Niʻihau

Date Chartered by AHCC: November 19, 1989

Club Colors: Pink & White Club Mele: Hoʻikaika Like Me Ke Aloha & E Kolu Mea Nui

Club Motto (Hawaiian): Hoʻikaika Like Me Ke Aloha

Club Moto (English): Strengthen Together With Love

Pelekikena: Kaʻimookalani P. Muhlestein Pelekikena Iho Nei: Leimomi Khan

Hope Pelekikena ʻEkahi: Juanita Brown Kawamoto Puʻuku: Robert Brown

HCC Email: kalihipalamahcc@gmail.com

HCC Website: www.kalihipalama.org

Ua pāʻani mākou i nā pāʻani kahiko like ʻole no kēia makahiki hoʻolauleʻa ma ka Royal Hawaiian Hotel. Kalihi-Pālama Hawaiian Civic Club participated at the annual Makahiki Celebration on the grounds of Royal Hawaiian Hotel. Eia hoʻi, ma ka ʻāina ko Hale Hōʻikeʻike o Bihopa, ua hoʻoleʻaleʻa pu mākou i ka haneli mau makahiki ʻo ka Hui Sivila o Honolulu. Ke hoʻomaikaʻi nei mākou iā lākou no ko lākou mau hana sivila aloha. We joined with others to celebrated Hawaiian Civic Club of Honoluluʻs Centennial Celebration on the grounds of Bishop Museum. Congratulations for the years of dedication. Eia hoʻi, ua hele mākou e hoʻolauleʻa i ka hoʻi ʻana mai o ke aupuni Hawaiʻi no Kamehameha III noho aliʻi, ua kapa ʻia “Lā Hoʻihoʻi Ea”. We participated at the Annual Lā Hoʻihoʻi Event. Eia hoʻi, no ka hoʻohanohano iā Kamehameha Nui, ua hoʻohanohano ʻia mai nā pelekikena no mākou hui sivila ma ka King Kamehameha Parade a aia mākou ma ka Hoʻolei Hoʻokupu no Kamehameha Nui a ua hoʻolauleʻa no hoʻi mākou ma ka Hoʻolauleʻa Mākeke; For the King Kamehameha Celebration, we honored the Kalihi-Pālama Hawaiian Civic Clubʻs presidents in the King Kamehameha Parade, participated in the Lei Draping at the King Kamehameha Statute, and participated in the Hoʻolauleʻa Mākeke event. Eia hoʻi, ua hāʻawi mākou i nā meaʻai no nā kanaka ke noho nei ma ka hale mālama i Kakaʻako Makai. As a community service, we helped to serve food at a community shelter in Kakaʻako Makai. Ke hulo nei mākou he kanalima mau makahiki a ka Hui Sivila ʻo Kalihi-Pālama ma ka Lā 19 o Nowemapa, 2019! KalihiPālama HCC celebrates its 50th anniversary this year on November 19, 2019!

King Kamehameha Hawaiian Civic Club Information Submitted by: Letani G. Peltier 98-505, Kaʻāmilo St., ʻAiea, Hawaiʻi 96701 Date Organized: January 1967 Date Chartered by AHCC: April 1967 Club Pua: Lehua Mamo a Lehua ʻUlaʻula

Club Colors: Mamo a Poni

Club Mele: I mua Kamehameha

Club Motto (Hawaiian): I mua e nā pokiʻi a inu i ka waiʻawaʻawa, ʻaohe hope e hoʻi mai ai Club Moto (English): Forward, my brothers and sisters and drink of the bitter waters, there shall be no retreat Number of Educational Scholarships awarded in 2019: 2 Pelekikena: Letani G. Peltier Hope Pelekikena ʻElua: Charlyn K Otani Hope Kākau ʻŌlelo: Treena L. Miyamoto

Hope Pelekikena ʻEkahi: Mark A.P. Clemente Puʻuku:Misti Pali-Oriol Kākau ʻŌlelo: Jonathan M. Ching


K E O NE O K Ā KUHIHEWA Hoʻopaʻa Moʻolelo: Keoni Soares & Ailene Tanaka Kahu: Blake Brutus LaBenz Nā Paʻi kiʻi: Devin & Nelson Gaspar Nā Alakaʻi: Matthew Bedard, Alex Ogden, Wayne Tanaka, Francine Murray, Matthew Kaʻaihue, Karlen Oneha, Ron Porter Nā Luna Kupuna: Gladys Rodenhurst, Ike Kaʻaihue, Jim Patterson, Shelly Hao-Tamon Nā Lālā ʻŌpio: Māhiehie, Kaʻiulani, Kaleoaloha, Imua, Kawaiola, Makanaokalani, Kamakenaokelani, Makani, Iokua King Kamehameha Hawaiian Civic club closed 2018 with our prestigious and successful annual Christmas youth luncheon. Club members donated and prepared turkey and ham meals, provided hundreds of Christmas gifts (mahalo for coordinating this, Alex!) and finally helped serve the children and their families at St. Elizabeth Church in ʻAiea. 2019 was a busy year with many new and exciting changes. In February we installed several new officers, and we also steadily increased our membership. In March, we participated in the Oʻahu Council’s hoʻikeʻike at Bishop Museum with our ʻono fish plate fundraiser. The entire event was a huge success - what better way to honor Prince Kūhiō and celebrate 100 years of Hawaiian Civic Club accomplishments than by enjoying each others’ company with good food and amazing entertainment. Our club's founder, Aunty Gladys Rodenhurst, was also in attendance and we were grateful to have the opportunity to have her talk story with those in attendance. Later in the month, our club participated in the 34th Annual Prince Kūhiō Festival Parade; in fact, two of our ʻōpio members helped Oʻahu Council President as banner carriers. In May, club members participated as volunteers in the 41st annual Visitor Industry Charity Walk, which raised a record $510,000 on Oʻahu alone! Also in May, club members honored Kamehameha Nui by donating strands of yellow plumeria leis, along with bags of individual flowers, for the King Kamehameha lei draping ceremony. In June, our club cleaned the Royal Mausoleum, crypt and grounds with members from Waimānalo and Prince Kūhiō Hawaiian Civic Clubs. This year, King Kamehameha Hawaiian Civic Club is proud to have awarded two educational scholarships to Kamehameha Schools Summer Explorations Hoʻomaikaʻikaʻi 2019. In August, our club participated for the fourth year with the “Salvation Children” back to school supply donation jamboree at the downtown Walmart store. We look forward for a much more exciting, productive, and successful year ahead. “I mua Kamehameha!” Finally, much hugs, prayers, love and aloha are humbly and warmly expressed to the family of the late “Kupuna Michael Henry Doane” associate member and father of active member and delegate Jocelyn Leialoha Doane. “God Be with You Till We Meet Again, Ahui Hou.”

Koʻolauloa Hawaiian Civic Club Information Submitted by: Raynae Fonoimoana 54-010 Kukuna Road, Hauʻula , Hawaiʻi 96717 Date Organized: June 14, 1924 Club Pua: Hala & Plumeria

Date Chartered by AHCC: April 16, 1966 Club Colors: Yellow & Green

Club Mele: Kaulana No 'oe O Ko'olauloa

Club Motto (Hawaiian): Ua mau ke ea o ka 'aina i ka pono Club Moto (English): The life of the land is perpetuated in righteousness Number of Educational Scholarships awarded in 2019: 1 Pelekikena: Raynae “Tessie“ Fonoimoana Hope Pelekikena ʻElua: Dannette “Timu” Leota-Antoku Puʻuku: Joan “Umi” Jensen Hoʻopaʻa Moʻolelo: Dannette “Sista” Leota-Pacual Sergeant-at-Arms: Randy Navares HCC Email: khcc532@gmail.com

Hope Pelekikena ʻEkahi: Florentina “Haleaha” Montes Pelekikena Iho Nei: Dannette “Sista” Leota-Pacual Hope Kākau ʻŌlelo: Jolene “Jo” Peapealalo Kahu: Dr. Francine Palama Alakaʻi Mele: Joan “Umi” Jensen

HCC Facebook: Koʻolauloa Hawaiian Civic Club

The Ko’olauloa Hawaiian Civic Club was founded by William Isaac Kanakanui on June 14, 1924 and chartered on April 16, 1966 by the Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs and is the second oldest club in the organization.


K E O NE O K Ā KUHIHEWA Our mission is to perpetuate the Hawaiian culture, it’s music, language and arts are practiced daily as we protect, respect and steward sacred sites and places in our community, while supporting our Native Hawaiian students in pursuing a higher education. Our Partnership with Hawaiian Island Land Trust (HILT) and Hui o Hau’ula to malama Maunawila Heiau is a big project that has been on-going for several years now. Much of the credit goes to HILT’s community outreach manager and cultural anthropologist, Rebekah Walker, who lead HILT’s community-based partnership and the coordination of their collective outreach and restoration efforts connecting over 2,000 participants. Our club members continues to participate in many events sponsored by the Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs and the O’ahu Council throughout the year including Makahiki at the Royal Hawaiian Court Yard, the Prince Kūhiō Parade, Aloha Week Parade and Kamehameha Day Parade with a decorative vehicle, the Ho’ike’ike at Bishop Museum, Malama Mauna’ala and Ali’i Sundays. The Aloha Ko’olauloa, North Shore Ocean Fest, Hau’ula Ho’oluale’a, are a few other events that our club members support to share and support our heritage. We also hold monthly Board & General Membership meetings and attend the Resolution workshops, quarterly Oahu Council meetings and the Oahu Council Special meeting. This year we are under the new leadership of Pele Kikena, Raynae “Tessie” Fonoimoana, 1 st VP - Florentina “Haleaha” Montes, 2nd VP – Dannette “Timu” Antoku-Leota, Treasure – Joan “Umi” Jensen and Secretary – Jolene Peapealalo. Mahalo to our past presidents: Danielle “Ululani” Beirne-Keawe (2007-2017) and Cathleen Mattoon (1997-2007) Mahalo Maui Council for hosting this year’s convention.

Koʻolaupoko Hawaiian Civic Club Information Submitted by: Mahealani Cypher P.O. Box 644, Kaneohe, Hawaiʻi 96744 Date Organized: August 1937

Date Chartered by AHCC: July 1964

Club Pua: Puakenikeni

Club Colors: Red & Yellow

Club Mele: Medley: Kane`ohe/Ku`u Home Kane`ohe

Club Motto (Hawaiian): Ua Mau Ke Ea o KaʻAina i Ka Pono Club Moto (English): The life of the land is perpetuated in righteousness. Number of Educational Scholarships awarded in 2019: 2 Pelekikena: Leialoha Kaluhiwa Hope Pelekikena ʻEkahi: Teri Loo Hope Pelekikena ʻElua: Aaron Mahi Pelekikena Iho Nei: Alice Hewett Puʻuku: Nancy Davlantes Hope Kākau ʻŌlelo: Laurie Chun Kākau ʻŌlelo: Cheryl Prince Hoʻopaʻa Moʻolelo: Greg Pang Kahu: Gwen Lee Sergeant-at-Arms: Rupert Chun Alakaʻi Mele: Aaron Mahi Nā Alakaʻi: Rupert Chun, Mahealani Cypher, Keau George, Kristy Kahale, Kekoa Kaluhiwa, Clifford Loo, Shandry Lopes and Jennifer Nakamura HCC Email: malamapona@aol.com

HCC Website: www.koolaupoko-hcc.org

The Koʻolaupoko Hawaiian Civic Club’s cultural awareness and civic engagement programs continued this past year. Besides providing cultural tours and presentations, the club provided numerous consultations regarding the culture, history and heritage of the Kaneʻohe bay ahupuaʻa. A major public-private partnership is the club’s membership in the Heʻeia National Estuary Research Reserve in which the club offers guidance and support for cultural, educational and research projects in the program. Club members serve on the Kaneʻohe Bay Regional Council and the Kaneʻohe and Kahlauʻu Neighborhood Boards.


K E O NE O K Ā KUHIHEWA The club continued to advocate for its legislative priorities at the State Legislature, and hosted a huaka’i to Waiheʻe Tunnel for House members last January. Five legislators and a county council member are members of the civic club. Koʻolaupoko HCC celebrated its 82nd anniversary this year with its Annual Scholarship Benefit and Awards Luncheon held Sept. 2. The club paid tribute to Ke Aliʻi Liliʻuokalani and her legacy, the Liliʻuokalani Trust, for their contributions to the Hawaiian people. President Rocky Kaluhiwa presented the club’s Helen C. Kane Awards to members Jill Akana and Keau George. Member Mahealani Cypher was recognized by the Historic Hawaiʻi Foundation with the Frank Haines Lifetime Achievement Award for her contributions to preserving history. The 2019 Mele Koʻolaupoko Original Song Composers competition, co-hosted by the Koʻolaupoko Hawaiian Civic Club and the Koʻolau Foundation, drew 16 composers with new mele this year. The club helped the Hawaiʻi Institute of Marine Biology develop their cultural resource management plan, and assisted the Aha Koʻolaupoko cultural retreat at Moku o Loʻe. Two cultural and fellowship events were also hosted for club members at Moku o Loʻe and Kualoa Beach. The club also works in public-private planning meetings on stewardship and resiliency with Queen Liliʻuokalani Trust and Hawaiian Electric Company. Working with the UH Ethnic Studies Department, Koʻolaupoko HCC hosted a forum on “Lei Sellers – Past and Present” at Windward Community College, and held a laʻau workshop for the community.

Lualualei Hawaiian Civic Club Information Submitted by: Shirline Ho P.O. Box 508, Waiʻanae, Hawaiʻi 96792 Date Organized: July 12, 2008 Date Chartered by AHCC: October 22, 2008 Club Pua: Kukui

Club Colors: Omaʻomaʻo

Club Mele: Aina Wehe ʻO Maʻili

Club Motto (Hawaiian): E hana like Kakou me ke aloha Club Moto (English): Let Us Work together with love Pelekikena: Denise Shirline Ho Pelekikena Iho Nei: Kawika Nahoopii Hoʻopaʻa Moʻolelo: Winona Lapilio Nā Alakaʻi: Winona Lapilio, May Holokai HCC Email: lualualeihcc@gmail.com

Hope Pelekikena ʻEkahi: Kai Burley Puʻuku: Kaimi Dung Hope Kākau ʻŌlelo: Danni Nelson Kahu: May Holokai Sergeant-at-Arms: Kailua Dung Alakaʻi Mele: Georgiana Navarro HCC Website: lualualeihcc.org

Lualualei HCC spends many hours supporting community advancement, awareness and outreach. The opportunities include children's health and education, from mountain to ocean along with local community organizations. The Kupuna programs are diverse as Wai'anae offers areas of education, wellness and social advancement to stay in touch with the ever changing times. We address the houseless population through on going communication with proven leaders within the community.


K E O NE O K Ā KUHIHEWA Makaha Hawaiian Civic Club Information Submitted by: John Desoto P.O. Box 305, Waiʻanae, Hawaiʻi 96792 Date Organized: November 19, 2007 Date Chartered by AHCC: November 19, 2007 Club Pua: Puamelia Anuenue Club Mele: Makaha

Club Colors: Anuenue

Club Motto (Hawaiian): Eʻola Mau Aloha o Makaha Club Moto (English): Our Undying Love for Makaha Number of Educational Scholarships awarded in 2019: 11 Pelekikena: Lu Ann Mahiki Lankford Faborito Hope Pelekikena ʻEkahi: Emily Auwae Pelekikena Iho Nei: Georgianna Navarro Puʻuku: Alohalani Slover Kākau ʻŌlelo: Georgianna Navarro Hoʻopaʻa Moʻolelo: Lu Ann Mahiki Lankford Faborito Kahu: Emily Auwae Alakaʻi Mele: Georgianna Navarro Nā Alakaʻi: Laverna Joseph and John Desoto Sergeant-at-Arms: David Auwae HCC Email: faboritokaluhiokalanik@aol.com Aloha ʻĀina - Besides our park clean ups within the Makaha Wahi Pana, we were able to take our Nā Opio to Kahoʻolawe with the Kahoʻolawe Island Reserve Commissioner. We did some replanting on the island. Along with our Kupuna, we traveled to Kalaupapa for gravesite cleanup and genealogy with the assistance of the National Park Service representatives. We are the stewards of our ʻaina! Our club has been fortunate to collaborate with Nā Kama Kai’s sustainable coastline clean up at Maili, Kehau and Makua. Recently joining with Team Lahilahi, Hoaloha O Makaha and HPD to Kokua and facilitate in the clean up at Lahilahi Botanical Garden Park.

Maunalua Hawaiian Civic Club Information Submitted by: Alice Worthy P.O. Box 240388, Honolulu, Hawaiʻi 96824 Date Organized: October 20, 2006

Date Chartered by AHCC: October 25, 2006

Club Pua: Kaunaoa Ke Kahakai & Hinahia Ku Kahakai

Club Colors: Orange & Silver

Club Mele: Hanohano 'O Maunalua

Club Motto (Hawaiian): Opelua Ha'alili I Ke Kai

Pelekikena: Kitty M. Simmonds Puʻuku: Alice Worthy Kahu: Hailama Farden

Hope Pelekikena ʻEkahi: Mark Mitsuyasu Hope Kākau ʻŌlelo: Aulani Silva Sergeant-at-Arms: Kelvin Char

Nā Alakaʻi: Daniel Nahoopii, Wesley Blackstad and Charles Kaaiai HCC Email: kittysimmonds@mac.com


K E O NE O K Ā KUHIHEWA Maunalua Hawaiian Civic Club participated in the cleanup efforts at Mauna Ala on July 7, 2019.

Nā Lani ʻEha Hawaiian Civic Club Information Submitted by: Kuʻuipo Kumukahi Nā Lani 'Ehā Hawaiian Civic Club is named to honor the Four Royals – Kalākaua, Lili‘uokalani, Likelike, and Leleiohoku – along with their song themes (HE MELE LĀHUI HAWAI'I and HAWAI’I PONO’Ī), leadership skills through composition, steadfastness of the ancestors’ mana'o, national pride, love for their people, and benevolence. PURPOSE •

To promote the principles of good government and good citizenship by remaining informed of legislative issues, especially those that impact the Hawaiian Community and Hawai’i’s Music Industry - specifically Hawaiian Music.

To participate in activities which promote the civic, social, economic and educational welfare of the Hawaiian Community – utilizing Hawaiian Music as its foundation.

To provide scholarships to be awarded post high school students of Hawaiian ancestry - specifically those who seek study in the Hawaiian Language, Hawaiian based curriculum and Hawaiian Music.

To preserve and perpetuate the culture and traditions of Hawaiian Music, especially held dear by the kūpuna (elders) of all Hawai'i.

To protect, preserve, promote and encourage the learning of and the use of the Hawaiian language and its use in haku mele (song composition).

To promote and cement friendly relations among its members.

To support other Hawaiian organizations with similar objectives.

Nanaikapono Hawaiian Civic Club Information Submitted by: Jaycine Hicks


K E O NE O K Ā KUHIHEWA 89-1165, Waianae, Hawaiʻi 96792 Date Organized: May 12, 1948 Date Chartered by AHCC: April 16, 1964 Club Pua: Kalaunu Kai'ina

Club Colors: Lavender

Club Motto (Hawaiian): Kulia I Ka Nuu

Club Mele: Nanaikapono, Kalaunu O Ku'u Pu’uwai

Club Moto (English): Strive to Reach the Highest

Number of Educational Scholarships awarded in 2019: 2 Pelekikena: Jaycine Hicks Hope Pelekikena ʻEkahi: Lincoln Naiwi, Sr. Pelekikena Iho Nei: Kapiolani “Dolly” Naiwi Puʻuku: Lena Esteban Hope Kākau ʻŌlelo: Chantel Enos Nā Alakaʻi: Lily Cabinatan, Nicole Kotrys, Joann Demotto and Jackie Ku HCC Email: nanaikaponohcc@gmail.com

HCC Website: www.nanaikapono.com

We are Nanaikapono Hawaiian Civic Club from the beautiful Valley of Nanakuli. Where Maui lassoed the sun from the summit of Pu’u Heleakala for his mother Hina. Maui demanded that the sun slow his progress across the sky so his mother could dry her kapa and from that day the sun moved slower across the sky. We have our quarterly meetings at Alulike Leeward Office on Nanakuli Avenue. The Alulike office sits at the foot of the valley where we are sheltered by Pu’u Heleakala. We are very grateful to partner with Alulike to allow us the use of their facility in our beautiful community. NHCC members new year kicked off by celebrating Makahiki at Helumoa in Waikiki hosted by the Royal Hawaiian Hotel. Our member Alika Enos won 1st place Men’s Division of Hakoko. Also, our opio Jaffer Kekai Dakroub took 1st place in the Ulu Maika competition. Thank you, Uncle Shad Kane, for the beautiful feathered kahili that was awarded to our winners. NHCC members are dedicated to supporting seniors of Nanakuli High School who will be going to college by offering the Christine Kunukau Scholarship. We have offered this scholarship for 13 years and raised $3,000.00. 100% of funds was awarded to Boedy Noa will be attending University of Hawai’i West O’ahu majoring in the health and Kaui Leong will be attending Leeward Community College majoring in Business. NHCC is working with Prince Kuhio Hawaiian Civic Club and sister clubs of Waianae moku standing in opposition to the continued desecration of our aina. Under the leadership of Pelekikena Makana Paris of Prince Kuhio HCC has unselfishly partnered with Nanaikapono HCC in Resolution No. 19-4 creating 4-Mile Buffer Zone around Landfills. Through his spear heading efforts the movement of NO LANDFILLS in Nanakuli and Maili has our community ready to take this issue all the way to the supreme court. “Ua Mau Ke ea o ka aina I ka Pono”.

Pearl Harbor Hawaiian Civic Club Information Submitted by: L. Kuʻumeaaloha Gomes P.O. Box 66, ʻAiea, Hawaiʻi 96701 Date Organized: December 03, 1983

Date Chartered by AHCC: April 16, 1964

Club Pua: Pua aloalo ʻUlaʻula (Red Hibiscus)

Club Colors: ʻUlaʻula a me ke keʻokeʻo (Red & White)

Club Mele: Uluwehi ʻo Kaʻala Club Motto (Hawaiian): E paepae i luna loa i ka mālamalama

Club Moto (English): Hold high the light of knowledge

Number of Educational Scholarships awarded in 2019: 9 Pelekikena: L. Kuʻumeaaloha Gomes Hope Pelekikena ʻElua: Lorna Mae Pacheco

Hope Pelekikena ʻEkahi: Antoinette Lee Pelekikena Iho Nei: Charles Kapua


K E O NE O K Ā KUHIHEWA Puʻuku: Alberta Low Hope Kākau ʻŌlelo: Dan Kalili Kākau ʻŌlelo: Manden Maika Hoʻopaʻa Moʻolelo: Koa Melcher Kahu: Kaʻiulani Hess Sergeant-at-Arms: Montie Hess Nā Alakaʻi: Chrissy Anjo, Jennifer Gomes, Deedee Maika, Mui Lan Oman, Kēhau Peʻa, Momi Philips and Doreen Rabago HCC Website: phhcc@weebly.com ʻAʻohe hana nui ke alu ʻia, no task is too big when done together by all (Olelo Noʻau #141) would be a theme for the Pearl Harbor Hawaiian Civic Club in this 2019 year. We saw our membership swell, as a total of 17 new members joined the ranks of the PHHCC, with many actively and excitedly participating. Many new and exciting, sometimes challenging, experiences dotted the PHHCC horizon, and all in the name of maintaining the legacy our Aliʻi Kūhiō, and the integrity of our beloved HCC. The structure found us turning to Committee work, and the improved means of communicating and the dissemination of information to our membership with Communications, Events, and an Editorial Board and improved newsletter format. Membership participated in Hoʻikeʻike at the Bishop Museum, the Prince Kūhiō Parade, hoʻomaʻemaʻe at Mauna Ala, ʻOnipaʻa at Hale ʻo ʻIolani, and strung lei pua kalaunu for Moʻi Wahine ʻo Liliʻuokalani. Rising early in the morning to support runners in the Great Aloha Fun Run, our members with great enthusiasm offered hydration and cheered them on. At the Cityʻs Mango Jam, members participated in our mango-filled menu to raise funds for our Mālamalama Scholarship Fund, and exceeded the amount raised in previous years. Aliʻi Sundays were well represented by familiar faces at Hale Pule ʻo Kawaihaʻo. In addition our PHHCC officers participated in AHCC Board and the Oʻahu Council Meetings, lending their voices and expertise to support the vision of Prince Jonah Kūhiō Kalaniʻanaʻole in his quest to improve the lives of all our kanaka ʻōiwi. ʻAʻohe hana nui ke alu ʻia, truely demonstrated by the membership of PHHCC in all of its work and fun activities.

Prince Kūhiō Hawaiian Civic Club Information Submitted by: Anthony Makana Paris P.O. Box4728, Honolulu, Hawaiʻi 96812 Date Organized: February 1, 1964

Date Chartered by AHCC: June 17, 1964

Club Pua: Purple Violet & White Violet

Club Colors: Purple & White

Club Mele: Waiʻalae

Club Motto (Hawaiian): Ka Lani Ala ʻOle

Club Moto (English): Heaven of Boundless Limits

Number of Educational Scholarships awarded in 2019: 5 Pelekikena: Anthony Makana Paris Hope Pelekikena ʻEkahi: Randi Fernandez Hope Pelekikena ʻElua: Matthew Gumapac Pelekikena Iho Nei: Yvonne PeeWee Ryan Puʻuku: Denise Kekuna Hope Kākau ʻŌlelo: Kamuela Werner Kākau ʻŌlelo: Sai Furukawa Nā Alakaʻi: Puamana Crabbe, Bruce Wong, Marlene Sai, Kanani Pali, Kuni Agard and Jennifer Smyth HCC Email: info@pkhcc.org

HCC Website: www.pkhcc.org

Plan Implementation and Advocacy This year we had an plan implementation retreat, practiced budget based planning, fostered the creation of a Kakoʻo Council for ʻAha ‘Ōpio 2020, drafted policy priorities, and helped with advocacy and convention preparation workshops for Oʻahu Council. Our advocacy efforts included Native Hawaiian fair share of their Public Land Trust revenue, judicial independence, and addressing the public health crisis in Nānākuli and Māʻili. According to the CDC, our members and their families within 2 miles of the current PVT Landfill live 10 years less than the state average of 82 years, being the 2nd and 3rd lowest life expectancies in the state. Mahalo to Dr. Sylvia Hussey and Ian Custino for their kōkua in implementing the plan. Mahalo to Kuni Agard and committee for IT support. Mahalo to Kamuela Werner, MPH for his guidance on our advocacy efforts on community health.


K E O NE O K Ā KUHIHEWA Celebrations We celebrated the Prince at the Waikīkī parade, his Kawaihaʻo Aliʻi Sunday service, and at Mauna Ala. On August 3, we honored Aaron Mahi, Claire & Kūhiō Asam, and Ulalia Woodside at He Lei Hoʻoheno, a fundraiser supporting the PKHCCScholarship Fund. Mahalo to Randi Fernandez and committee for hosting a wonderful event. Mahalo to Matthew Gumapac for coordinating our attendance at Aliʻi Sundays and our participation in the 2019 Na Koa Memorial Day Commemorative hosted by the Royal Order of Kamehameha I, Hawaii Chapter 1 and the Civil War Round Table of Hawaii. Scholarships and Moon Calendars The inaugural graduate scholarship fellows are Keoni Kuoha, pursuing a doctorate in education, and Kamuela Werner, pursuing a masters in Anthropology. The PKHCC-Scholarship Fund awarded over $10,000 this year. Calendar sales support the scholarships. The 2020 calendars are available on our website (www.pkhcc.org). Mahalo to Kanani Pali and committee and the Wongs for their efforts.

Queen Emma Hawaiian Civic Club Information Submitted by: Rawlette Kraut 2117 St. Louis Dr, Honolulu, Hawaiʻi 96816-2037 Date Organized: June 1964 Club Pua: Pikake

Date Chartered by AHCC: June 1974

Club Colors: Royal Blu & White

Club Motto (Hawaiian): Kulia I Ka Nuʻu

Club Mele: Kaleleonalani

Club Moto (English): Strive for the Highest and Hawaiʻi for Hawaiians

Number of Educational Scholarships awarded in 2019: 3 Pelekikena: Rawlette Pua Mahala Kraut Hope Pelekikena ʻEkahi: Lawrence Rutkowski Hope Pelekikena ʻElua: Kai Nani Kraut Pelekikena Iho Nei: Casina Waterman Puʻuku: Joyce Davis Hope Kākau ʻŌlelo: Lorenda Barth Kākau ʻŌlelo: Mililani Byers Hoʻopaʻa Moʻolelo: Keoni May Sergeant-at-Arms: Keoni Agard Alakaʻi Mele: Debra Kelsey Kahu: George Kaʻalekahi Nā Alakaʻi: Lynette Agard, John Agard, Ashlyn Hose, Keoni Babcock and Aloha Kekipi HCC Email: rpkraut@hotmail.com

HCC Website: www.qehcc.org

Queen Emma Hawaiian Civic Clubʻs mission is to honor Queen Emmaʻs memory and continue to service the Kanaka Maoli Community. QEHCC focuses on issues that were foremost concerned with Queen Emma, such as informed governance regarding issues impacting our community, promotion of health care and supporting the education of our children. The Chartered members were the most skilled craftsman and artisans in Hawaii, thus we continue the need to recognize and support the work of these living treasures in order to preserve our traditions and culture. QEHCC participated in various Hawaiian Community Services with our 45 members. QEHCC held a memorial for Clarence Francis Chun. QEHCC honored Queen Emmaʻs 183rd birthday on January 2, 2019, at Mauna ʻAla. Kai Nani Kraut and Mililani Byers received the Helen Kane Award. QEHCC participated in all of The Kawaiahaʻo Church and The Cathedral of St. Andrews Alii Sundays. QEHCC cleaned up Mauna ʻAla in Nuʻuanu. QEHCC attended Queen's Medical System's King Kamehameha IV and Queen Emma's Birthdays, their 160th Heritage Day's Celebration and it is where QEHCC holds their monthly meetings. QEHCC participated in the Prince Kuhio and Aloha Week Parades with Pato, Pato Motorcycle Veterans and Dangerous Curves Female Motorcyclists. QEHCC also attended the Merry Monarch Festival in Hilo, enjoyed the Prince Lot Festival and Liliuokalani's ʻOnipaaʻ at Iolani Palace. QEHCC supported fundraisers: Royal Hawaiian Hotel Makahiki, Hawaiian Civic Club of Honoluluʻs 100th Anniversary and Holoku Ball, Prince Kuhio HCCʻs 55th Anniversary. Lunalilo Home, Waimanaloʻs Kanakapila, Liliʻuokalaniʻs Churchʻs Luau in Haleiwa, Queen Emmaʻs Summer Palace and Makaha HCCʻs. QEHCC sold products at Made in Hawaii. QEHCC will hold its annual Christmas Party in December.


K E O NE O K Ā KUHIHEWA QEHCC attended the Oahu Council Quarterly meetings, 2018 AHCCʻs Convention on Kauai and 2019 Council of Native Hawaiian Advantage. QEHCC will attend the 2019 AHCCʻs Convention on Maui.

Waialua Hawaiian Civic Club Information Submitted by: Maka Casson-Fisher P.O. Box 102, Waialua, Hawaiʻi 96791 Date Organized: February 9, 1934 Club Pua: Kukunaokalā

Date Chartered by AHCC: April 6, 1966

Club Colors: Yellow & Green

Club Motto (Hawaiian): Hana Like Me Ka Lōkahi

Club Mele: Kaulana Waialua

Club Moto (English): Working Together in Unity

Pelekikena: Maka Casson-Fisher Hope Pelekikena ʻEkahi: Cynthia Puha-Nichols Pelekikena Iho Nei: Kāwika Au Puʻuku: Vacant Hope Kākau ʻŌlelo: Diane Puanani Fitzsimmons Kākau ʻŌlelo: Nāpualani Casson-Fisher Nā Alakaʻi: Kanani Awai Kahu: Keith Awai HCC Email: waialua.hcc@gmail.com

IG: @waialuahawaiiancivicclub and facebook.com/waialuahawaiiancivicclub

The Waialua Hawaiian Civic Club has hosted and/or participated in the following projects and activities throughout 2019: - Ten (10) Hale Hoʻola workshops ● Hula ● Hoʻoponopono ● Wāhine Health & Wellness ● Aloha ʻĀina Advocacy ● Limu Restoration ● Lei Making ● Kalo & Poi ● Ke Au Hānau: Hawaiian Birthing traditions ● Lomilomi ʻOhana ● ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi - Maoli Makers Market ● Providing a market venue for Native Hawaiian crafters, artisans and entrepreneurs - Protected Waialua Iwi Kupuna at Puuiki Beach ● Working with community regarding the ongoing protection of traditional burial sites - UH Mānoa Field School with Waialua Kupuna Oral Histories ● Working with Dr. Kāwika Tengan and the UH Mānoa North Shore Field School in their ethnography studies and documentation of oral histories - Bishop Museum for HCCH "Mother Club" 100 year celebration Things to look forward to: We will be hosting 20+ more cultural workshops throughout the months of October & November. This year we will celebrate the inaugural hoʻolauleʻa titled Lā Kamakau - honoring the life and legacy of Waialua born scholar S.M. Kamakau. The Waialua Hawaiian Civic Club is also very excited to be hosting a Makahiki gathering at Kaiaka. Follow our IG & FB for updates regarding dates, locations and more info about our upcoming projects and programs. ALOHA!


K E O NE O K Ā KUHIHEWA Waianae Hawaiian Civic Club Information Submitted by: Rochelle Kawelo

P.O. Box 687, Waianae, HI 96792 Date Organized: June 15, 1935 Club Pua: Ilima

Date Chartered by AHCC: April 06, 1966

Club Colors: Royal Blue & Orange

Club Mele: Aloha Ia Oe OʻWaianae

Club Motto (Hawaiian): Ua Mau Ke Ea O Kaʻaina I Ka Pono Club Moto (English): The Life Of The Land Is Perpetuated In Righteousness Number of Educational Scholarships awarded in 2019: 8 Pelekikena: Denise Rochelle Nohea Auld Kawelo Hope Pelekikena ʻEkahi: Kekepania Morales Kawelo Pelekikena Iho Nei: Melmanette Hoʻopiaina Worthington Puʻuku: Marcy Morales Peltier Hope Kākau ʻŌlelo: Janmar Haunani Gonzalez Kākau ʻŌlelo: Georgette Nohea Stevens Hoʻopaʻa Moʻolelo: Cynthia Enriquez Kahu: Jennie Kapukini Kawelo-Polani Sergeant-at-Arms: Joey Carrero Alakaʻi Mele: Georgette Nohea Stevens & Georgianna Navarro Nā Alakaʻi: Mele Worthington, Ruby Maunakea, George Kawelo, Jr., Wilbert Barber & Muriel Ioane HCC Email: dlkrnkawelo@yahoo.com

HCC Website: waianaehcc.org

ALOHA KAKOU The Wai'anae HCC is proud to serve the Wai'anae moku along with our other moku clubs with the guidance of our Moku Director Stephanie Kawelo.We strive to work closely with each other and Stephanie coordinated our meals when it was our Mokus turn to provide lunch for our Ke One O Kakuhihewa meetings of which we did 2 times, this year. We also provided lunch for our State Senators when our Pelekikena was recognized along with Pelekikena Kaimi Pang of Ke One O Kakuhihewa. Our club awarded 8 scholarships in June to students who are continuing their education at the University of Hawaii, Leeward Community College, Shoreline Community College, Chaminade College, and Seattle Pacific University. We attended all of our Ke One O Kakuhihewa quarterly meetings and also resolutions workshop this past summer. We went and supported OHA at the State Legislature and advocated on some of the Hawaiian issues that was a concern for our club.


K E O NE O K Ā KUHIHEWA At the end of 2018 we started off by supporting and helping the Hawaiian Civic Club of Honolulu with the 100 year luau celebration, our member Albert Silva was part of the kukakuka that was presented as part of HCCH celebration this year. Our pelekikena was Hoikeike Chair working with HCCH for our Prince Kuhio celebration Hoolaulea held at the Bishop Museum which turn out to be a wonderful event and participated by 21 of our Oahu Council civic clubs. Our club is honored to nominate the Honolulu Hawaiian Civic Club as outstanding club of the year along with Queen Emma HCC, it was great to work with Aunty Anita Naone and Pat Brandt, CNHA Kuhio and Maka. “What a great team they were”…Mahalo Nui to all and our CONGRATULATIONS TO THE HAWAIIAN CIVIC CLUB of HONOLULU FOR A GREAT EXAMPLE TO ALL OF THE CLUBS......AHUI HOU.

Waikīkī Hawaiian Civic Club Information Submitted by: Piʻikea Tomczyk 5507 Haleola Street, Honolulu, Hawaiʻi 96821 Date Organized: July 5, 1964

Date Chartered by AHCC: September 3, 1964

Club Pua: White Carnation

Club Colors: Fuchsia & White

Club Mele: Waikīkī Hula

Club Motto (Hawaiian): E Huki Like!

Club Moto (English): Pull Together!

Pelekikena: Piʻikea Tomczyk Hope Pelekikena ʻElua: Berta Limasa Puʻuku: Dwynn Kamai

Hope Pelekikena ʻEkahi: Malia Nobrega-Olivera Pelekikena Iho Nei: Lisa Letoto-Ohata Hope Kākau ʻŌlelo: Reena Limasa-Santos

HCC Email: piikea_tomczyk@hotmail.com

HCC Website: waikikihcc.org

Waikīkī Hawaiian Civic Club (Waikīkī HCC) became a chartered member of the Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs in 1964 and is celebrating 55 years! Waikīkī HCC continues to be active both on the Association level attending convention as well as the Council level attending Council meetings and training. Waikīkī HCC continues to meet our commitment at Mauna'ala to clean and Huki Like and were able to have a full contingent attend the clean up with year with Maunalua. We wish to remember our member, Edna Ellis who faithfully represented us at Aliʻi Sunday ~ she will be missed. While this was another quiet and rebuilding year for the Club, we anticipate celebrating our 55th Anniversary in the coming months and also to be able to provide scholarships in the coming year.

www.kakuhihewa.org CONGRATULATIONS Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs & Nā Hono A‘o Pi‘ilani Best wishes for a successful convention



Kumu Earl Kawa‘a

Joe Kūhiō Lewis

Kumu Earl Kawa‘a, born & raised in Hālawa Valley, Moloka’i, a mānaleo, one of only 27 known still remaining with us (outside of the Ni‘ihau Community), is a teacher, a mentor, a deep source of knowledge. Kumu Kawa’a walks in two worlds; raised as one of five children, he was not sent to attend Kamehameha Schools like his other siblings, but instead remained on Moloka’i speaking Hawaiian, fishing and farming taro, learning lā‘au lapa‘au, ho‘oponopono and later western educated with a Master’s Degree in Social Work and Counseling. Kumu Kawa‘a was a Domestic Peace Corps and VISTA Volunteer on the Acoma Indian Reservation and served in the Armed Forces during the Vietnam war. He is a counselor, a mediator, a facilitator, a healer. Kumu Kawa‘a levied a heavy cultural revival and appreciation for kalo in his Board and Stone class which have, to date, inspired and touched nearly 1,000 families on O‘ahu and Moloka‘i; reconnecting them to a pōhaku ku‘i ‘ai, papa ku‘i ‘ai and to their family responsibilities. Kumu Kawa‘a is a 2018 Kalani Ali‘i Awardee and was designated a Living Treasure of Hawai‘i the same year. The AHCC was first introduced to Kumu Kawa‘a in 2015 as a workshop presenter. He addressed the Association Board this January at its annual retreat. Kumu Kawa‘a is no-nonsense when it comes to impact. In 2017, he was one of a handful of leaders and organizers along with Duane Kurisu, Glenn Miyazaki, Lauren Nahme and Warren Haruki to bring together a group of rising leaders across all sections of our community to develop a 100year vision for Hawai‘i. This vision was published in the Hawai‘i Business News Magazine (Aug. 2017)

Lewis is the President & CEO of the Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement, responsible for the execution of the organizations 6 program areas. He previously served as the Community Outreach and Engagement Manager at the Office of Hawaiian Affairs, responsible for advancing the organization’s civic engagement initiatives with oversight of a $2.3 million program budget and 21 staff statewide. Kuhio is a beneficiary of the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act and past President of the Kapolei Community Development Corporation (KCDC) where he helped raise over $2 million to support a regional community development project – the Kapolei Heritage Center. During his tenure, KCDC also brokered one of the largest community benefit agreements totaling over $30 million. Kūhiō has also served as the President for the King Kamehameha Hawaiian Civic Club.

Plenary Keynote Speaker

Plenary Speaker



Livingston “Jack” Wong

Duane Kurisu Plenary Speaker

Plenary Speaker

Duane Kurisu if of humble vintage. Raised in the village of Hakalau, moku o Keawe, Duane grew up in a plantation-style community, imprinting culture and aloha in his heart forever. Kurisu is one of Hawai‘i’s great success stories; and epitome as one of Hawai‘i’s model social entrepreneurs. After graduating from the University of Hawai‘i, Duane was hired by American Security Bank, from which he was later recruited by Ron Petty (a former partner with Jay Scheidler) and was elevated to Petty’s #2 person. After seven years (and at age 29), Duane left to form his own business, Kurisu and Fergus. Although Duane’s story heralds owning 12 businesses; some of which are: ESPN 1420 , Watermark publishing, Hawai‘i Bus. Magazine, Honolulu magazine, the Pagoda restaurant and AIO; and Kurisu is even the part owner of the SF Giants, Duane exhibits and models the humble and generous spirit of ‘ōpū ali‘i. Among Duane’s major contributions to Hawai‘i was the establishment of the young HAPA (Hawai‘i Asia Pacific Association) in which Duane aimed to build the capacity of younger business leaders who were positioned to run some of Hawai‘i’s top businesses. Duane also bolstered this capacity by targeting native Hawaiian leaders to be a part of the work of young HAPA. A major accomplishment forever to be carved in the annuals of empathy and compassion is Duane’s successful work in bringing together the State and City and 53 organizations to vision and establish the Kahauiki Village. Kahauiki Village, when completed will alleviate 40% of O‘ahu island’s homeless and houseless population, thus supporting a significant houseless population that is native Hawaiian.

Livingston “Jack” Wong was named Chief Executive Officer of Kamehameha Schools in September 2014. Prior to being named CEO, Jack served as an attorney for Kamehameha Schools for 17 years, including as KS’ Vice President of Legal Services and General Counsel. Guided by the vision of its Trustees, and under Jack’s leadership, Kamehameha Schools embarked in 2015 on a bold, exciting voyage that envisions, in one generation, a thriving Lāhui in which all Hawaiian learners achieve post-secondary educational success, enabling good life and career choices. Grounded in Christian and Hawaiian values, learners will be leaders who contribute to their communities both locally and globally. At the heart of this journey are those who share this vision to ensure that all Native Hawaiians have the opportunity to succeed. Strong community partners, like the Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs, are vital to advocate for Native Hawaiian well-being, education and culture for a thriving Lāhui.



Kalei Ka‘ilihiwa

Plenary Keynote Speaker Kalei Ka‘ilihiwa is the regional director for Kamehameha Schools on the Wai‘anae Coast. She provides strategic leadership to the KS programs, scholarships, grantmaking, and community partnerships with that special Hawaiian Community. Kalei has dedicated much of her professional career to understanding the systemic forces behind poverty in Hawai‘i. And while she hasn’t figured it all out yet, Kalei remains committed to creating spaces and places around Hawai‘i that meet the needs of Hawai‘i keiki. “When tummies are empty and heart are broken, learning is really hard.” Kalei makes it a point to infuse this fundamental belief in her work at Kamehameha Schools. You will see evidence of this in her recent portfolio of projects: •

The Community Learning Center at Mā‘ili

Understanding Poverty: A Real Time Simulation of a Week in the Life of a Family Living in Poverty

Wai‘anae to Whitworth ‘Auwai Leadership and Scholarship program.

Kalei is a level 33 Pokemon Go! Trainer, which means she is a committed mom to a 10 year old boy and a 6 year old girl. She L-O-V-E-S hanging out with her family on the weekends, playing games, watching movies and cleaning the yard (not really the last one). Kalei is originally from Waihe‘e, Maui and now lives in East Kapolei with her two keiki and beautiful wife, Carrie.


A WARDS 2019 ASSOCIATION OF HAWAIIAN CIVIC CLUBS AWARDS NOMINEES 2019 Kama Ali`i Award (Outstanding Young Hawaiian Civic Club Member)

2019 Kako`o ia Kalaniana`ole Award (Outstanding Non-Hawaiian for Service to the Hawaiian Community)

Aurora Slover Makaha HCC

Kellen Smith Makaha HCC Doreen M. Rabago Pearl Harbor HCC Nancy Pickler Lau Kanaka No Hawaii Civic Club Of Arizona

2019 Ke Po`okela O Kuhio Award (Outstanding Hawaiian Civic Club Member) Georgianna Navarro Makaha HCC Stephanie Kawelo Waianae HCC Juanita M. Brown-Kawamoto Kalihi-Palama HCC Lehua Swope Ainahau O Kaleponi HCC Daniel K. Kalili Pearl Harbor HCC

2019 Kalaniana`ole Award (Outstanding Hawaiian Civic Club Member for Service to the Community At-Large) Desiree Desoto Makaha HCC Earl Kawa`a Kuini Pi`olani HCC Malia Kaaihue PH.D Kalihi-Palama HCC

2019 Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalaniana`ole Award (Outstanding Hawaiian Civic Club of the Year)

2019 Ku I Ke Aka O Na Kupuna Award (Mo`olelo Kupuna Video)

Moku`aina A Wakinekona HCC HCC of Honolulu Ainahau O Kaleponi

Ruby Maunakea Makaha HCC Patricia K. Brandt HCC of Honolulu

2019 Pi`ilani Award (Outstanding Hawaiian Civic Club/Council Electronic Communication)

2019 Kulia I Ka Nu`u Award (Outstanding Native Hawaiian/Non-Civic Club Member) NO NOMINEES

Prince Kuhio HCC 2019 Pualeilani Award (Outstanding Hawaiian Civic Club `Ohana) Desoto Ohana Makaha HCC Holokai Ohana Lualualei HCC Benko Ohana Lau Kanaka No Hawaii Civic Club Of Arizona


H ALI‘A A LOHA “THOSE WE LOVE, DON’T GO AWAY, THEY WALK BESIDE US EVERYDAY, UNSEEN, UNHEARD, BUT ALWAYS NEAR, STILL LOVED, STILL MISSED, AND ALWAYS DEAR” In loving memory of our beloved members and friends who now rest in the house of the Lord since our last Convention MOKU O KEAWE - HAWAI`I COUNCIL




Cynthia S.H. Nazara

Josephine Keahiolalo Birch


Todd Allen AustiN

Louise “Sweetie” Maikui

Aunty Helena Kaimilani Bray Wood

Ululani Keli`ikoa Sherlock



Joanne Hanawahine

Lila-Anne Kauinohea Kawai Yim



Ramona Kay Newton Hao



Michael Henry Doane

Robert Lopaka John Van Horn


Uncle Hartwell Lee You

Pauline Keakealani Jennings

John Carvalho

Dorothy Leilani Irwine


Patricia Kapu Lambert

Kamoha-Ali`i Willis Baker

Wilson Puna Kapua

Carl “Sam” Wayne Sampaga

Reuben Kauhane Cockett KALIHI PALAMA HAWAIIAN CIVIC CLUB Uncle Herman Helemano Ahpoi Lee Jr. Matilda “Millie”/”Kamaka” Leinaniokamakaokalani Zarko Lee WAIANAE HAWAIIAN CIVIC CLUB

Closing Song: “And so for now, Aloha”

Uncle Albert “Alapaki” Hollis Silva “The Waianae Cowboy” PRINCE KŪHIŌ HAWAIIAN CIVIC CLUB Princess Carolyn Willison Kawananakoa Kupuna Agnes Keli’iloliola “Mahalo” A’i Dr. Verlie Ann Malina-Wright WAIALUA HAWAIIAN CIVIC CLUB Dorian Lilia Carmichael Galapia NA HONO A`O PI`ILANI - MAUI COUNCIL LAHAINA HAWAIIAN CIVIC CLUB Edward Keonaona “Eddie Boy” Liliko’i

Names submitted 10/15/2019


K UKUI L AMA K Ū From Legacy to History The Kukui Lama Kū Recognition Award was founded and initiated in 1989 by then Association of Hawaiian Civic Club President Jalna Keala. She strongly believed in giving recognition to our Nā Kupuna who are civic club members that have led the way for us and who have not received any kind of an Association award. The following Association President Bruss Keppeler, loved the idea and imbedded the Kukui Lama Kū Recognition Award into the convention agenda. The Kukui Lama Kū Recognition Award is a heartfelt recognition of a few people by their ʻAhahui Pelekikena. It is not a competitive award. The kūpuna are the ones who enlighten us with the FLAME or KUKUI over the years in their quiet humble, supportive way without being in the limelight over a period of time . . . not this year, or last year, but sustained services they have provided throughout their unique lifetime. It was Aunty Betty Jenkins, a member of Aliʻi Pauahi Hawaiian Civic Club, who came up with the idea and the name for this prestigious award. “It is a good one” she said “very descriptive with the kaona”. When you think about it, we can think of many kūpuna, we all know of them, we know of someone and their lives have expressed the finest and the very best of our Hawaiian values. ‘Ahahui o Nā Lei Makalapua Sharon Ku‘uipo Kana‘e Pauloa Kaha I Ka Panoa Kaleponi Hawaiian Civic Club The Mainland Council nominee for the 2019 Kukui Lama Kū is Sharon Kuʻuipo Kana`e Paulo. Sharon was a founding member and Immediate Past President of her primary club, Kaha i ka Panoa Kaleponi Hawaiian Civic Club. She was also an active member of `Ahahui O Lili`uokalani HCC, and Hui Hawai`i O Tenesi HCC. Born in Honolulu and raised in the town of Nanakuli on the island of O’ahu, Sharon was the 7th of eight children born to Jonathan Kanemehalona Kana’e of Kaupo, Maui and Elaine Hui Morton of Waihe’e, Maui. Sharon and her family moved to California in 1970 making their home in the Azusa-Glendora cities of the San Gabriel Valley. Sharon was employed by the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs until her retirement in 2012. Within the DCA, Sharon worked in the Performing Arts Division and helped to coordinate and support more than 149 annual City-sponsored special events within the diverse communities that make up the cultural fabric that is Los Angeles. Sharon served the last seven years of her LA City career on the Department’s Board of Cultural Affairs Commissioners. Community service was her passion. Throughout the years, Sharon served multiple terms as president of the Hawaii’s Daughters Guild, and the Hawaiian Inter-Club Council of Southern California. She co-founded the Hawaiian Community Center Association and the Pacific Islander Community Council; producers of the annual Pacific Island Festival in the City of Los Angeles for twenty years. In 2009 Sharon began her second term, another eight years, as President of the Hawaiian Inter-Club Council of Southern California; producers of the annual Alondra Park Ho’olaule’a in the city of Lawndale, California. Sharon helped co-found Kaha I Ka Panoa Kaleponi Hawaiian Civic Club in the city of Moreno Valley, California. She served as the President of Kaha I Ka Panoa Kaleponi HCC and First Vice President on the Mainland Council of the Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs. Sadly, Sharon passed away last September, never fully recovering from a fall suffered a few months earlier. In her memory and in honor of her years of tireless service to the community, ʻAhahui O Nā Lei Makalapua is honored to recognize Sharon Ku`uipo Kana`e Paulo


K UKUI L AMA K Ū ‘Ahahui o Moku o Keawe Geraldine K. “Aunty Geri” Bell Kuakini Hawaiian Civic Club

From Mauna Kea the world’s highest peak, to the celebrated ‘ōhiʻa lehua groves that flowers the unwavering sweet and vibrant yet bold lehua flowers, to the shores that welcomed people from across the globe for centuries, it is an honoring privilege for the Hawaiʻi Council – Moku o Keawe, to recognize Aunty Geri Bell for this years’ Kukui Lama Kū Award. Born and raised on the island of Maui, Aunty Geri devotes her professional and personal life to the Hawaiian community. Retired as the Superintendent for the Puʻuonua ‘o Hōnaunau and Kaloko-Honokōhau National Historical Parks in Kona, her leadership style and skill has left a solid foundation for descendants and cultural practitioners to continue to deepen their relationships and genealogical connections at these wahi pana. Her administration and advocacy efforts are evident in testimonies that correlate to outcomes that Native Hawaiians benefit from today. As the previous pelekikena of the Hawaiʻi Council – Moku o Keawe, Aunty Geri has built a lasting legacy within the Hawaiian Civic Clubs movement by empowering and steering the next generation of leaders to assume their roles on a firm foundation that instills the practices and philosophies of Prince Kūhiō. Although in retirement, Aunty Geri continues to be active in her community serving as a commissioner for the County of Hawaii’s Cultural Resource Commission and on the boards of two non-profits. Hula is still an important part of her cultural practice. You can also find her on Tuesday mornings at Tutu’s House in Waimea playing the ukulele and leading the kupuna in mele. From January to April Aunty also wears another hat as a seasoned tax professional. She is never busy enough, though, to spend quality time with her ohana on Maui and Hawaiʻi islands. Aunty Geri epitomizes the lama kū (a strong torch that guides) fueled by the kukui (a tree from the ancient past). Members of the Hawaiʻi Council – Moku o Keawe are proud and happy to celebrate their Kukui Lama Kū Award recipient, Aunty Geri Bell. . ‘Ahahui o Nā Hono A‘o Pi‘ilani Juanita “Queenie” Hokoana Central Maui Hawaiian Civic Club The Maui Council nominee for the 2019 Kukui Lama Kū is Juanita “Queenie” Hokoana. Juanita was born and raised on Maui. She grew up in Kūʻau and graduated from Maui High School. Queenie married LeRoy Hokoana and they have 4 children – Louise, Leni, Braddah, and Lui. Aunty Queenie retired as a Cafeteria manager from Baldwin High School. As a cafeteria manager for many years she is an expert in preparing foods for lūʻau and many people on Maui have enjoyed her ono mea ʻai. She always reminds folks that she has been retired longer than she has worked. In her free time she enjoys playing golf, going to Las Vegas, sewing leis, dancing hula and hanging out with her family. Last year she celebrated her 80th birthday with a large lūʻau. The Maui Council is honored to honor Aunty Queenie Hokoana.


K UKUI L AMA K Ū ‘Ahahui o Ke One o Kakuhihewa Earl Pamai Tenn Kalihi Palama Hawaiian Civic Club Ke One O Kākukhihewa is proud to honor Earl Sherman Maikahikinapāmaikalā Pāmaikaualililehuakenaikawaipunaolaniloa Tenn with the Kukui Lama Kū recognition. He is a cherished kūpuna who has demonstrated unselfish voluntary service both within Hawaiʻi, and nationally in Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, and Los Angeles. His love for our culture, for Duke and Nadine Kahanamoku and their scholarship program enabling Hawaiian students to pursue education and careers in the medical field; his sharing of Hawaiian music and dance; and his steadfast commitment to his civic clubs have been constant throughout the years. He has served the community at large by living the teachings of his elders, Mornah Nalamaku Simeona, Maddy Lam, Uncle Henry Moikehaokahiki Pa, Duke and Nadine Kahanomoku, Hoakalei Kamau‘u, Nathan Napoka, and Representative Bertha Kawakami, all of whom shaped his spirit of being Hawaiian. Quoting Representative Kawakami, “He’s the only guy I know who has so much Hawaiiana flowing from his mouth. He lives Hawai‘i, he’s somebody who has all this in him…” From Hawai‘i, to Australia, to New Zealand, to Mexico, to California, Pā Mai has supported and participated in cultural events that build relationships between Hawai‘i and people of those countries. He is a modest individual who goes from “moment to moment” to treat hospitably natives of these countries. It takes only a call to Pā Mai to ask for help and he is there with well researched information and Hawaiian protocol. His airplane luggage is overwhelmed with gifts from Hawai‘i for dignitaries, families and friends at the various events he attends and supports. He practices Duke Kahanamoku’s creed of aloha, “In Hawai‘i, we greet friends, loved ones or strangers with Aloha, which means love. Aloha is the key word to the universal spirit of real hospitality, which makes Hawai’i renowned as the world’s center of understanding and fellowship.” Ke One O Kākuhihewa is honored to recognize Earl Pāmai Tenn as its 2019 Kukui Lama Kū honoree.

‘Ahahui o Moku o Manokalanipō Gregory Kailipolohelani Enos Queen Deborah Kapule Hawaiian Civic Club Gregory Kailipolohelani (“beautiful clouds of the heaven”) Enos was born in Honolulu, Oʻahu to Nora (Correia) and Gareth Mokihana Enos. Greg graduated from Kamehameha Schools – Kapālama Campus and completed his education at the Brigham Young University - Hawai`i with a degree in Bio-Science. Greg is married to Sharon Somaong of Lāhaina, Maui and they have 3 children (2 boys and 1 girl) and is the grandfather to 2 grandchildren. Greg worked at the Waikiki Aquarium before transferring to Kaua`i Community College with the Fiscal/Administration Department from where he retired. Upon his retirement, Greg became an active member of HGEA’s Retiree-Kauai Committee. Greg is a chartered member of Queen Deborah Kapule Hawaiian Civic (QDKHCC) and has served in various director positions--including President, Vice-President along with being the club’s Treasurer from 2007-2018. In recognition of his dedicated service to our community, the ʻAhahui Manōkalanipō is proud to recognize Grergory Enos.


K UKUI L AMA K Ū He Wahi Mahalo! On behalf of the Kukui Lama Kū Committee, I would like to take this opportunity to thank each and every one of you for your dedication and service to the Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs. Our work here is very important as we continue to advance our lāhui forward. Congratulations also to this year’s Kukui Lama Kū honorees. Your service and dedication to our civic club movement continues to serve as an inspiration to many. Mahalo for all that you do to perpetuate the legacy of Prince Jonah Kūhiō Kalaniʻanaʻole. First, I would like to mahalo my predecessor, ʻAnakala ʻIke Kaʻaihue for his many years of service to the Association and to this committee. ʻAnakala ʻIke first asked me to join the committee in 2016 as the co-chair to serve under his tutelage and guidance. I would like to personally acknowledge other members who were vital to the operation and success of this committee. They are Roth Puahala, Kūhiō Lewis, Shelly Haʻo-Tamoan, Letani Peltier, and Lorna Akima. These individuals have supported this committee throughout the year and I am grateful for their service and dedication. Lastly, a big mahalo to Uncle Clifford and Aunty Teri Loo for their many years of support, dedication and hard work in the gathering of the pōhaku that was presented to each honoree. No laila, mahalo iā ʻoukou pākahi a pau no kā ʻoukou hoʻokūpaʻa ʻana e hoʻomau ai ka hoʻoilina o ia mau hulu kūpuna nei. Na lākou he mau lama kukui no kākou a pau ma ke ala pono e loaʻa ai ka lei o ka lanakila. E ola mau nā ʻAhahui Siwila Hawaiʻi! E ola mau ka lāhui!



The Catholic University of America Columbia School of Law

SPEAKERS Kumu Earl Kawaʻa, Joe Kūhiō Lewis, Duane Kurisu and Livingston “Jack” Wong CONVENTION VOLUNTEERS & COMMITTEE CHAIRS Eva Hirano Kuʻumeaaloha Gomes Daryl Fujiwara Kehaulani Butts Jane Kaʻala Pang Kaimana Barcarse Benjamin Baker Willlette Akima Jacob Aki Marlene Livesay Luana Salā J. Keikilani Ako Dreanna Kalili Leilani Williams-Solomon Cynthia Heinjus Edith Kawai Makana Paris Lōpaka Baptiste Dr. Jamee Miller Ron Jarrett Daniel Nāhoʻopiʻi Shane Nelsen Anita Nāone Kahu Kēhau Shintani Mahinapoepoe Paishon-Duarte Dr. Noe Noe Wong-Wilson Lorna Akima Nā Hono Aʻo Piʻilani - Maui Council Pelekikena Farden and the Association Board of Directors Prince Kūhiō Hawaiian Civic Club: Year 2020 Ancient Hawaiian Moon Calendar Related to Fishing & Farming’ – Makana Catholic Universities for their monetary help toward the booklet shipping Papa Ola Lokahi for their monetary help toward the booklet shipping GM Fred Findlen and the Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa Staff Williams & Associates - Convention Bag Printers Lance C. Lanakila Holden and Melissa Lyman, AHCC Booklet Committee


N Ā M ELE Star Spangled Banner

Hawaiʻi Ponoʻī

O! say, can you see, by the dawn's early light, What so proudly we hailed at the twilight's last gleaming:

Hawaiʻi ponoʻī, Nānā i kou mōʻī Ka lani Aliʻi, ke Aliʻi Makua lani ē, Kamehameha ē, Nā kaua e pale, Me ka ihe

Whose broad stripes and bright stars through the perilous fight, O'er the ramparts we watched were so gallantly streaming,

Hawaiʻi ponoʻī, Nānā i nā aliʻi Nā pua muli kou, Nā pōkiʻi Makua lani ē, Kamehameha ē, Nā kaua e pale, Me ka ihe

And the rocket's red glare, the bombs bursting in air, Gave proof through the night that our flag was still there;

Hawaiʻi ponoʻī, E ka lāhui e ʻO kāu hana nui, E uʻi ē

O! say, does that Star-spangled Banner yet wave O'er the land of the free and the home of the brave

Makua lani ē, Kamehameha ē, Nā kaua e pale, Me ka ihe

Nū Oli Kuʻu Home I Keaukaha

Nū ʻoli! Nū ʻoli!
 He nū kamahaʻo!
 He nū no ke ola mai luna mai nō.
 No kānaka nui, no kamaliʻi nei
 A ʻoi ka nani i ke gula aʻiaʻi

'Ike 'ia i ka nani o Keaukaha 'Aina ho'opulapula no na Hawai'i Home uluwehiwehi i ka ulu hala He nohea i ka maka o ka lehulehu

 Nū ʻoli! Nū ʻoli! 
 Nū kamahaʻo, kamahaʻo, kamahaʻo ē! 
 Nū ʻoli! nū ʻoli! 
 He nū no ke ola e hau'oli ē!

Hui He makana keia mai ke ali’i Nou, e na kini pua, no na Hawai’i Malama pono iho a he waiwainui O ke ola no ia, ka pu’uhonua Mahalo ia oe, e ke ali’i 'O Kalniana'ole no kou inoa E hana like kakou me ke aloha E mau ke ea o ka 'aina i ka pono E mau ke ea o ka'aina i ka pono

Iesū nō Ke Kahuhipa Iesū nō ke Kahuhipa, Kahuhipa maika‘i ē, 
 Eia mākou ka ‘ohana, ke ho‘olohe a hahai;
 E aloha, e aloha, alaka‘i a hānai mai
 E aloha, e aloha, alaka‘i a hānai mai.
 Ka‘i mālie iā mākou lā ma nā kahawai maika‘i,
 Ma nā kula uliuli, kahi malu e malu ai;
 E aloha, e aloha, kia‘i a ho‘omalu mai,
 E aloha, e aloha, kia‘i a ho‘omalu mai. Mai ho‘oku‘u i Kou ‘ohana, O ‘auana i ‘ō i ‘ane‘i,
 Ma nā wahi ho‘ohihia, Ma nā waonahele ē.
 E aloha, e aloha, ho‘opaa mākou pā maika‘i,
 E aloha, e aloha, ho‘opa‘a mākou pā maika‘i.


N Ā M ELE To You, Sweetheart, Aloha.

Lahainaluna Alma Mater

To you, sweetheart, Aloha. Aloha, from the bottom of my heart. Keep the smile on your lips. Brush the tear from your eye. One more Aloha, then it's time for goodbye.

‘O ka Malu ‘ulu o Lele (Nō e ka ‘oi)
 Nā kualono nani ē (kū kilakila)
 Me ka ua kilikilihune (A‘o Hālona)
 Ho‘opulu i ke oho o ka palai
 ‘O Lahaina, Lahainaluna nani.
 Ka hōkū hele ho‘i o ka Pākīpika
 Ipu kukui ‘ā mau (Pio ‘ole)
 I ka makani Kaua‘ula

To you, sweetheart, Aloha. In dreams I'll be with you, dear, tonight. And I'll pray for that day When we two will meet again, Until then, sweetheart, Aloha

Hu‘i anu ka wai ma uka (Wai piula)
 Ka ‘oē nenehe i ke aumoe (‘Olu ē)
 ‘Au‘au nā manu o ka uka (‘O ka uka weli)
 Ho‘olono i ka leo pelekani

Puamana Puamana, ku‘u home i Lahaina Me nā pua ‘ala onaona Ku`u home i aloha ‘ia.

Kananaka ‘O ka pā mai a ka Mā‘ā‘ā halihali mai ana lā i ke ‘ala. Ke ‘ala onaona o ka līpoa Hana ‘oe a kani pono! Hana ‘oe a kani pono!

Ku‘u home i ka ulu o ka niu ‘O ka niu kū kilakila Napenape mālie. Home nani. Home i ka ‘ae kai Ke kōnane a ka mahina I ke kai hāwanawana.

Nani wale ia pu‘e one I ka nalu he‘e mai, a‘o Kananaka Kahi a mākou a‘e e he‘e ai I ka ‘ehu‘ehu o ke kai. I ka ‘ehu‘ehu o ke kai.

Ha`ina ‘ia mai ka puana Ku‘u home i Lahaina I piha me ka hau‘oli.

‘O ka mahina hiki aloalo. Ho‘ola‘ila‘i ana lā i nā pali. Pōhina wehiwehi i ke onaona Soni ma‘e‘ele i se sino. Soni ma‘e‘ele i se sino.

Mahalo Lahaina Mahalo wale au iā Lahaina Ka heke nō ia i ka pu‘uwai. Malu i ka ‘ulu, napenape mālie He ‘olu i ke ahe pā kolonahe. Ka nalu a‘o ‘Uo e holu mai nei. He nehe mālie i ka ‘ae one. ‘O ka lau niu e holu mai ana He ani pē‘ahi i nā makamaka Lahainaluna, ka‘u i aloha Me nā loke onaona a‘o Hālona.



MOKU O KEAWE - Hawai‘i Council ‘Ahahui Siwila ‘O Ke Aloha ‘Aina HCC of Hilo HCC of Ka‘u HCC of Laupahoehoe Kohala HCC Kona HCC Kuakini HCC of Kona South Kohala HCC Waimea HCC MOKU O MANOKALANIPO - Kaua‘i Council ‘Ahahui Kiwila Hawai‘i O Mo‘ikeha Hanalei HCC Kaumuali‘i HCC Queen Deborah Kapule HCC NÄ LEI MAKALAPUA - Mainland Council ‘Ahahui Kiwila Hawai‘i o San Diego ‘Ahahui ‘o Liliu‘okalani HCC of Southern California ‘Ainahau ‘o Kaleponi Hui Hawai‘i O Tenesi HCC Hui Hawai‘i O Utah HCC Kaha I Ka Panoa Kaleponi HCC Kauwahi ‘Anaina HCC of Utah Ke Ali‘i Bernice Pauahi Päkï HCC of K.C. Ke Ali‘i David La‘amea Kaläkaua HCC of Wisc Ke Ali‘i Maka‘ainana HCC of Washington DC Las Vegas HCC Lau Kanaka No Hawai‘i HCC of Arizona Moku‘aina A Wakinekona HCC Nä Keiki o Hawai‘i HCC Pi‘ilani HCC of Colorado








NÄ HONO A‘O PI‘ILANI - Maui Council Central Maui HCC Ho‘olehua HCC Hulu Mamo HCC Ku‘ini Pi‘olani HCC Lahaina HCC KE ONE O KAKUHIHEWA - O‘ahu Council ‘Ahahui Kiwila Hawai'i Kamali'i Wahine Victoria Kawekiu Lunalilo Kalaninuiahilapalapa Ka'iulani Cleghorn ‘Ahahui Siwila Hawai‘i o Kapolei Ali‘i Pauahi HCC Ewa - Pu’uloa HCC HCC of Honolulu HCC of Wahi‘awa HCC of Waimanalo Kailua HCC Kalihi - Palama HCC King Kamehameha HCC Ko‘olauloa HCC Ko‘olaupoko HCC Lualualei HCC Makaha HCC Malama Mele o Hawai‘i HCC Maunalua HCC Nä Lani ‘Eha HCC Nanaikapono HCC Papakolea HCC Pearl Harbor HCC Prince Kühiö HCC Queen Emma HCC Wai‘alua HCC Wai‘anae HCC Waikïkï HCC