PEARL HARBOR HAWAIIAN CIVIC CLUB “E Paepae I Luna Loa I Ka Malamalama” “Hold High the Light of Knowledge” Chartered: April 16, 1964 Malaki `Elua Kaukani Kuma`umi March 2010 President Valerie “Val” Crabbe BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING Tuesday, March 16, 2010; 7:00P.M. Po`alua, Malaki umikumaono `elua kaukani kuma`umi, Hola `ehiku `auinala 1963 Ho`olaulea Street GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING Thursday, March 18, 2010 Salt Lake District Park 6:30pm-8:00pm Po`aha,, Malaki `umikumawalu `elua kaukani kuma`umi Hapalua-Hola `eiwa ahiahi – Hola `ewalu ``auinala Salt Lake District Park 1159 Ala lilikoi Street Phone 831-7100 Aloha Members, Happy St. Patrick’s Day!!! Mahalo to those who participated in the Great Aloha Run – Water Station #1, craft demonstration at Royal Hawaiian Hotel, ushering the Prince Kuhio Concert, moving PHHCC items from storage in Halawa to Pearl City and attending Ali`i Sunday (please see events in our newsletter). Our Association President has done a great job communicating all that is happening at the legislature concerning native Hawaiians. I will try to keep you informed through the newsletter as well as at our monthly general membership meetings. We are also seeking people to walk in the Diabetes Walk this weekend, Sunday, March 20. Please sign up at the meeting with Monte Hess. I’m glad we all survived the Tsunami and I’m sure some of us were more prepared than others. Let us take the opportunity to prepare ourselves for whatever unexpected disaster may come our way. “Moe pono ke kanaka i ka hale i laka `ia a pa`a” “One sleeps well and need not fear when they are prepared” Aloha Pumehana, Val Crabbe IMPORTANT!!!!-NEW MEETING PLACE AND TIME! Pearl Harbor Hawaiian Civic Club had to find a new home. Halawa Gym is undergoing renovations. This Thursday, March 18 our club will meet at Salt Lake District Park at 1159 Ala Lilikoi Street as we did several years ago. If you need instructions call the park at 831-7100 or call Alberta Low at 455-9400. We are meeting on the THIRD THURSDAY of every month, at 6:30 p.m. until further notice. We are not sure when the construction will be completed at Halawa Gym. Please mark your calendars; we will now meet on the third Thursday of every month instead of the fourth Thursday. ***RENEWAL OF MEMBERSHIP DUES This is a friendly reminder that the renewal of your membership dues is now being accepted. Please remit your dues NOW! The cost of your dues is $20.00 for regular and associate members and `opio members are $10.00. Send your dues to P. O. Box 66, Aiea, Hawai`i, 96701. 26TH ANNUAL GREAT ALOHA RUN She spoke on the navigation before the compass, Again as in the past 25 years Pearl Harbor sextant and clocks and more recently, the satellite- Hawaiian Civic Club has manned the first water dependant Global Positioning System (GPS). station for the 26th Annual Great Aloha Run. This Polynesians navigated open ocean voyages without event was held on Monday, February 15, 2010; and instruments, through careful observation of natural we manned Water Station #1 on the corner of signs. Pu`uloa Road and Nimitz Highway. “Mahao Piha” to Uncle Sam Kei`ia`a and Aunty Betty Keli`ia`a DALE NOBLE AWARD for chairing and their dedication to this event for the The O`ahu Choral Society honored Aaron past many, many, many years. David Mahi for his contributions to the arts in PHHCC club members at Water Station #1 Hawaii at its annual fundraising banquet “Vivace!” were; Toni Lee, Alberta Low, Jill Akana, Chrissy on Saturday, February 27, 2010. O`ahu Choral Anjo, Kaonohi Borden, Francine Gora, Monte Hess, Society is the administrative body that supports the Charles Kapua, Cheryl Kapua, Michael Kapua, Honolulu Symphony Chorus and the Honolulu Puna Kapua, Betty Keli`ia`a, Sam Keli`ia`a, Chamber Choir. In its ninth year, the O`ahu Choral Florence Kong Kee, Maydeen Maika, Joe Maluo, Society’s banquet presents the Dale Noble Award Sharon Maluo, Nohea Maluo-Walker, Ronnie honoring individuals who have helped the musical Nacapuy, Lorna Pacheco, Moana Sanders, Ipo, community of Honolulu in meaningful ways. Keola, & Kurt Wong. The O`ahu Choral Society honored Aaron Mahalo Nui Loa to our mo`opuna group in David Mahi with the 2010 Dale R. Noble Award. training Keikilani Hagiwara, Keanu Hagiwara, Aaron Mahi was the conductor of the Honolulu Blaine Low, Donovan Nacapuy, and Abigail Kanoe Symphony and Pops Orchestra from 1988 through Walker for coming to assist our `ohana. Assisting 1995. He was also the band director for the Royal our group also were two members from Farmers Hawaiian Band and he is also the Choral director of Insurance Company, and four members from the the Kamehameha Mens’ Glee Club and the Pearl City Lions Club. PHHCC members are Ko`olaupoko Hawaiian Civic Club. With all these looking forward for next years’ race. We were so attributes it is about time that Aaron Mahi has been very honored to have helping us in this event recognized for his contributions to perpetuate the Colleen Hanabusa and some of her volunteers. musical arts of Hawai`i. Ho`omaika`i Aaron! Members from PHHCC participating in the Toni Lee was the “Mistress of Ceremony”; race were Kekai Crabbe, Val Crabbe, Pi`imauna Kaleiaina Lee and Moana Sanders sang as part of a Gora, Abbie Hanohano, Dre Kalili, Joshua Kamai, choral group and Charles Kapua attended this Nicole Kamai with their two children, Arlene Pratt, auspicious occasion. Pilialoha Wang, also noted in the crowd were Patricia Brandt from HCCH, and Joseph Lapilio President of the O`ahu Council of Hawaiian Civic Clubs and member of the Makaha HCC. HCCH HOLOKU BALL They all completed the race; “Ho`omaika`i!” The Hawaiian Civic Club of Honolulu hosted their annual Holoku Ball at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel Monarch Room on March 6, 2010. DISTINGUISHED LECTURE SERIES Honorees for this ball were Deejay Mailer, On Friday, February 26, 2010; club Mahealani Wendt and the late Dwayne Nakila Steel. members Val Crabbe, Pi`imauna Gora, Toni Lee Entertainment was superb with the Kamehameha and Charles Kapua attended a lecture at Nehelani Men’s Alumni Glee Club; Aaron Sala and Robert Banquet & Conference Center on Schofield Cazimero took a turn at the piano and Ho`okena Barracks. This was presented by the Native were the featured group the evening. Club members Hawaiian Liason to the Hawaii Garrison Toni Lee and Charles Kapua reports what an Commander of Hawaii. elegant evening it was. The theme; “Ho`o Hanohano I Na Ha`i Olelo” (Distinguished Lecture Series) was about the Native Hawaiian Voyaging and Navigation that was presented by Navigator Shantell Ching De Silva. KIKA CONVENTION Grainger Company a wholesale electric PUALEILANI FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS motor sales and distribution business was founded The Pualeilani Festival of the Arts, in by William W. (Bill) in Chicago in 1927. He partnership with Kamehameha Schools and the established the company to provide an efficient Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center, celebrated the solution for customers to access a consistent supply excellence in Hawaiian fine arts, folk arts and of electric motors. The business was incorporated as performing arts. This festival provides an W. W. Grainger, Inc. in 1928. Sales in the early opportunity for invited Native Hawaiian artists, days were generated primarily through mail order musicians, and arts and crafts cultural specialist to via post cards and a catalog. The Motor Book, as market their products as well as to share the the catalog was originally called, was the basis for historical and cultural significance of their products. today's Grainger catalog. In 2007 they celebrated 80 Our club member Lorna Pacheco demonstrated years of serving customers. They had over $6 many lauhala items. Hoomaka`i Lorna! billion in annual sales. This national company came to Hawaii and held their annual award convention at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel with 400+ employees PRINCE KUHIO FEDERAL CREDIT UNION throughout the continental United States. ANNUAL MEETING Pearl Harbor Hawaiian Civic Club was The Prince Kuhio Federal Credit Union held th tasked on Tuesday, March 9, 2010 to do its 16 Annual Membership Meeting at Pearl demonstration of Hawaiian crafts for these Country Club on Saturday, March 13, 2010 at conventioneers. We demonstrated coconut weaving, 6:00pm. Pearl Harbor Hawaiian Civic Club had a ti-leaf lei making, and lauhala demonstrations. table of members including Toni Lee, Alberta Low, Mahalo to, Val Crabbe, Pi`imauna Gora, Jill Akana, Josie Lum, Moana Sanders, Chrissy Anjo, Clara & Francine Gora, Lorna Pacheco and Charles Kapua Ray Motta and Charles Kapua. The grand winner for coming out to do these craft demonstrations. was Chrissy Anjo who won $110.00 cash. DIABETES WALK PRINCE KUHIO CHORAL CONCERT The American Diabetes Association is On Wednesday, March 10, 2010 the Prince holding their annual “STEP OUT” “A Walk to Kuhio Choral Concert was held at Kawaiaha`o Fight Diabetes”. It will be at Queen Kapiolani Park Church. This event was hosted by on Saturday, March 20, 2010. 7:00am Registration; Kawaiolaonapulanileo and the Ministry of music at 7:15am Kick-Off; 8:00am Walk Starts; 10:30am Kawaiaha`o Church; and under the direction of Events Ends-We Walk Rain or Shine. You can Artistic Director Nola Nahulu. register Online at www.diabetes.org/stepout. Performing in this free concert were They will begin at Queen Kapiolani Park Kawaiaha`o Church Choir, Kawaiolaonapukanileo, Bandstand, head Diamond head on Kalakaua Hawai`i Youth Opera Chorus, Colla Voce, Avenue to the end of the park, turn left onto Paki University of Hawai`i, Manoa Hawaiian Chorus & Avenue heading Ewa past the Zoo, turn left on Hawaiian Ensemble. Kapahulu Avenue heading Makai, turn left on Pearl Harbor members Toni Lee, Teri & Mel Kalakaua Avenue heading Kokohead direction and Ah Yo, Cheryl Kapua, Nicolas Kapua, Ronnie finishing at the Kapiolani Bandstand. Nacapuy, Ray & Clara Motta were tasked to do the Pearl Harbor Hawaiian Civic Club has a ushering for this event. team with Team Captain Monte Hess if you care to join our team please call Monte at (808)778-2161 or Charles Kapua at 479-3263. We are soliciting sponsors to kokua our team. If you are interested in joining the team or you have `ohana that want to sponsor or join our team please contact Monte Hess or Charles Kapua. Please come out to join us! TCOYD and Saratoga Road at about 3:30pm and end at Taking Control of Your Diabetes Queen Kapiolani Park. Conference & Health Fair will return to Honolulu & Pearl Harbor will honor Pauline Ka`iulani Lihue. On Saturday April 24, 2010; 9:00am- Hess our “Mitchell Pei Award” winner for 2009; 5:00pm; at the Hawai`i Convention Center in she will be in a decorated vehicle driven by her Honolulu and on Sunday, April 25, 2010 – husband Monte Hess. 11:30am-4:40pm – at the Kauai Marriott Resort, Lihue There will be leading experts in diabetes LEI OF STARS 2010 care; latest information and technology; one-on one On Saturday, May 1, 2010, the historic and consultation; motivational speakers and a healthy newly renovated Royal Hawaiian Hotel’s, Grand lunch. This conference and health fair is for people Monarch Room, will be a regal setting for a stellar with diabetes and others interested in learning more concert honoring the best in Hawaiian and hula. The about diabetes. Save the date! stars include Dennis Kamakahi, Nedward Ka`apana, For additional information & to register Nina Keali`iwahamana, O’Brien Eselu, the `ohana please visit www.tcoydcme.org of Kumu Hula Ma`iki Aiu Lake, Ku`uipo Kumukahi, and the Hawaiian Music Hall of Fame Serenaders, plus more wonderful surprises! ALI`I SUNDAY – QUEEN ELIZABETH This gala honors the 2009 inductees of the KA`AHUMANU Hawaiian Music Hall of Fame: Maiki Aiu Lake, Ali`i Sunday, March 14, 2010 was held at (first officially honored kumu hula), Kui Lee, Kawaiaha`o Church in honor of Queen Elizabeth Dennis Kamakahi, Hui `Ohana, and composer Ka`ahumanu. Members in attendance Charles Thomas Sylvester Kalama. Start your day with Kapua, Kaiulani Hess, Toni Lee, Ray Motta, Ken classic Hawaiian music and brunch in a Royal Faborito. LuAnn Faborito represented Makaha Hawaiian setting! Hawaiian Civic Club. Clara Motta & Rita Gora Tickets are $75.00 for brunch and concert. represented the Ka`ahumanu Society; Aunty Maile Contact Toni Lee and Charles Kapua for tickets. Puahala represented the Women’s Auxiliary of the Doors open at 9:30am; brunch at 10:30am. Show Royal Order of Kamehameha. Moana Sanders sang starts at 11:30am. with the Kawaiaha`o Church Choir that was led by Nola Nahulu. Keola & Ipo Wong, Kaipo & Caren SEARCH IS ON FOR MO`I KANE AND MO`I Kanahele were part of the congregation. WAHINE This year Aloha Festivals is looking for a ALI`I SUNDAY – PRINCE JONAH KUHIO Mo`i Kane; Mo`i Wahine, Keiki Ali`i Kane and KALANIANAOLE Keiki Ali`i Wahine. The Aloha Festivals Royal Sunday, March 21, 2010, is Ali`i Court Committee will have an application form Sunday to celebrate and honor the memory and his available on-line soon at www.alohafestivals.com. accomplishments of Prince Jonah Kuhio If you know of anyone who may portray a Kalaniana`ole. This celebration will be at distinguish looking ali`i couple have them submit Kawaiaha`o Church and we meet at the front steps an application or call 455-3985 with their name and at 8:15am. Come out and join us to help perpetuate phone number and we will call them. Selection will the legacy of our “Citizen Prince”. Club members be in June. can wear your club uniform of red & white. PRAYERS FOR MEMBERS PRINCE JONAH KUHIO KALANIANAOLE Please include in your prayers Kanoe FLORAL PARADE Keliiaa-Bridges as she goes under surgery for her On Saturday, March 27, 2010; the back; Nicolas Dacuycuy-Kapua for the loss of his Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs will hold their father Samuel K. Dacuycuy. Aunty Ella Howard annual Prince Kuhio Parade to honor our civic club who is not well and Joe & Loretta Keanu for the founder Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole. loss of their daughter Haunani Keanu-Matsumoto This year as in previous years this parade will begin at the intersection of Kalakaua Avenue PHHCC FINDS A NEW STORAGE FACILITY Our club has been looking for a new storage facility for some time. With so many new storage facilities opening up in our area we were fortunate enough to find a climate controlled facility. The Happy Birthday Queen Elizabeth new one is a little larger than the previous one and Ka`ahumanu is located on the ground floor in Pearl City. On Saturday, March 13, 2010 we moved all of our `ukana. Mahalo, to Ken and LuAnn Faborito, who brought their horse trailer for the move. We Happy St. Patrick’s Day were able to put everything in the trailer and not have to worry about tying everything down on a truck. Also assisting in the move were Val Crabbe, Jill Akana, Francine and Pi`imauna Gora, Mel Happy Birthday Prince Jonah AhYo, Alberta Low, Ray Motta, the Pacheco Kuhio Kalaniana`ole `ohana John Jr., Terry, Joshua, & Taylor, Kaluhi Faborito, and Charles Kapua. We were honored to have Aunty Josie Lum as our morale supporter who patiently watched over us. We were able to Please drive safely! complete the move about an hour and a half. Mahalo Piha!; to all for assisting in the move. Driving is a privilege MENU FOR THIS WEEKS’ GENERAL and it’s not one of your MEMBERSHIP MEETING constitutional rights! The menu for this week’s General Membership Meeting on Thursday, March 18, 2010 is “Chicken”. Let’s see how many different chicken “Click It or Ticket!” dishes there will be. Bring the best of your family Drive Defensively; Speed Kills! recipe to share! Pedestrian Safety ANNOUNCEMENTS March 17 St. Patrick’s Day “We All Share the *March 18 PHHCC General Membership Responsibility of the Road!” Meeting *March 20 Diabetes Walk March 20 Hawaii: Yesterday, Today, & Tomorrow - Fundraiser *March 21 Ali`i Sunday – Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole March 26 Prince Kuhio Birthday *March 27 Prince Kuhio Parade March 28 Palm Sunday April 1 All Fools Day April 2 Good Friday April 4 Easter Sunday April 15 PHHCC General Membership Meeting *May 1 Hawaiian Music Hall of Fame *See article for information. or information.