On March 23, the very first Hawaiian Civic Club turned 100! Congratulations to the Hawaiian Civic Club of Honolulu! To celebrate this momentous occasion, Prince Kuhio Day celebrations were merged with the centennial for a ho’olaule’a and hōʻikeʻike at the Bishop Museum. It was a day filled with music, hula, food, crafts, demonstrations, cultural exhibits, and education. Koʻolaupoko Hawaiian Civic Club was out in full force, running our famous plate lunch tent and two educational tables. One highlighted the moku/ahupuaʻa of Oʻahu (stemming from KHPCCʻs ahupuaʻa boundry marker project) and the other highlighted the clubs activities over the last year, our mission, our goals, and other related information about our Koʻolaupoko area. It was a wonderful event filled with laughter and aloha as civic clubs from all parts of Oʻahu gathered to celebrate. Check out some photos from the day below!
The following weekend after the centennial celebration (March 30, 2019) was the Kuhio Day Parade. Newly elected club president Auntie Rocky Kaluhiwa rode in the Koʻolaupoko HCC “hotrod” along with 2018 Civic Club ʻOhana of the year Clifford & Teri Loo.