Post Archives from the ‘HAWAIIAN CULTURE’ Category

2017 Waimanalo Makahiki Festival

On November 18, 2017, Waimanalo Community Makahiki Festival sponsored by the Civic Club of Waimanalo in cooperation with was conducted at Gabby Pahinui Pavilion at Waimanalo Beach Park. The rise of Makaliʻi (Pleiades) in the eastern evening sky shortly after sunset as early as mid-October signified that at the next new moon a new year and the beginning of Makahiki would begin. Makahiki was a four Continue reading the story "2017 Waimanalo Makahiki Festival"

Hokule`a’s Homecoming

The Polynesian Voyaging Society and the Hokule`a Adventures

The voyaging canoes Hokule`a and Hikianalia returned to Oahu’s Magic Island on June 17, 2017 after a 3-year, almost 60,000 nautical mile trip around the world, visiting 150 ports at 25 nations and territories to spread their environmental message of caring for island earth (Malama Honua). The official homecoming was greeted by thousands of well-wishers as well as Continue reading the story "Hokule`a’s Homecoming"

2017 Manu O Ku Festival

Manu O Ku Festival 2017

The well-attended Manu-O-Ku or White Tern Festival, sponsored by the Conservation Council for Hawaii, with being one of the co-sponsors, was celebrated this year again on the lawns of the Iolani Palace on May 20th, 2017. Highlights were the many often hands-on educational exhibits for Continue reading the story "2017 Manu O Ku Festival"

Fundraiser Bazaar June 11 & 12, 2016

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Shriner’s Performance at Waimanalo

On September 27, 2015, secretary Audrey Haunani Chandler, some of its volunteers and members of the Board supported the annual Shriners Fundraiser held in Waimanalo by providing pro bono entertainment for this meaningful event. The Shriners Hospital for Children in Honolulu provides the highest quality care for a wide range of pediatric orthopaedic, neuro-musculoskeletal and neuro-developmental disorders and diseases and 50% of Continue reading the story "Shriner’s Performance at Waimanalo"

Community Fundraiser Saves Kai Iwi Coast Public Land participated in and supported the August 20, 2015 Waimanalo Community fundraiser that raised the remaining funds for the Trust for Public Land to purchase the 182 acres of mauka land above the Ka Iwi coast. P1010817 (Large) KaIwi Fundraiser (Large)

KEIKI (children) Coin Drive

The keiki coin drive, started in March 2015, is an ongoing children public awareness fundraiser in support of the Hawaiian Cultural Center Village (HCCV). It averages about $75.00/month, matched by other smaller donations. These small donations are deposited into the special HCCV account used as needed for raising awareness about and support of the Hawaiian Cultural Center Village.Keiki coin <span class=Continue reading the story "KEIKI (children) Coin Drive"

Fundraiser Bazaar’s first fundraiser bazaar was held on May 2 and 3rd in beautiful Waimanalo. It was a wonderful opportunity to meet new friends and fortunately the weather cooperated. It was an enjoyable Hawaiian event with live entertainment inclusive of hula and arts and craft demonstrations. Parts of the funds raised were immediately donated in support of scholarship funds for Hawaiian youth. A special thanks to all our volunteers.Continue reading the story "Fundraiser Bazaar"


2015 Bazaar-Fundraiser

Opening the Hawaiian Cultural Center Village Exclusive Bank Account

On October 20, 2014, a bank account was opened in the presence of a small group of native Hawaiians that almost brought tears to their eyes during the emotional preparations. The account was opened with First Hawaiian Bank specifically for depositing donations for the Hawaiian Cultural Center Village (HCCV) drive project.

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