Legislative Advocacy: Empowering Your Voice!

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INVITES YOU TO A PRESENTATION ON

LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY:
EMPOWERING YOUR VOICE!

February 1, Monday, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

GUEST SPEAKER:VIRGINIA BECK
PUBLIC ACCESS COORDINATOR
PUBLIC ACCESS ROOM
HAWAI`I STATE LEGISLATURE

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The Presentation will cover such topics ashow to get a committee chair to hear abill, find bills, track them, and writetestimony. Ms. Beck will also cover the”Measure Tracking List,” an excellentresource. The scheduled 1.5 hours allowfor the presentation and questions andanswers. Feel free to invite others.

Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89470371489

General Membership Meeting Jan. 18

A KPHCC General Membership meeting is also scheduled for January 18, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., (Martin Luther King Day).

Agenda is as follows:

  • Opening Pule, Pamai Tenn
  • President’s Msg,  Juanita Brown Kawamoto
  • Secretary’s Minutes, Oct 11, 2020, Kaiona Kaleikini Killebrew
  • Treasurer’s Report, Leimomi
  • Legislative Committee Report, Ken
  • O’ahu Council Representative Report, Juanita
  • Unfinished Business
    • Summary of AHCC Convention, Leimomi
    • AHCC and O’ahu Council Awards, Juanita
    • Membership Update, Leimomi
  • New Business
    • COVID-19 Needs of the Kalihi Palama Community, All
    • Plans for 2021, Juanita
  • Announcements
    • Meeting dates and times by zoom/Quarterly Meetings with General Membership
      • Every 3rd Saturday: January 18, April 17, August 21, December 18, all at 6:00 p.m.
    • Opening of Legislature, January 20
  • Adjournment

Board of Directors Meeting Jan. 11

Aloha,

Transmitted on behalf of President Juanita Brown Kawamoto is the agenda for a meeting of the Board of Directors of the Kalihi Palama HCC, on January 11, Monday, 6:00 p.m.

Zoom link will follow.

  • Opening Pule, Pamai Tenn
  • President’s Message, Juanita Brown Kawamoto
  • KPHCC Plans for 2021, All Directors
  • Announcements
    • Meeting dates and times for the Board
  • Closing Pule
  • Adjournment

KALIHI PALAMA HAWAIIAN CIVIC CLUB
Calendar of Events (Plans) – 2021
Draft, January 20, 2021

IDEAS

Monthly meetings scheduled on Saturdays at 9:00 a.m. to accommodate working members and off-island members because of time difference.

January 9         Oahu Council Meeting (President & Permanent Member)

January 11      KPHCC Board of Directors Meeting, 6:00 p.m.

January 13      King William Charles Lunalilo, Jan 31, 1835

January 18      General Membership Meeting, 9:00 a.m. (2021 Plans)

January 20      Legislature opens; extend best wishes to Senator Kim and Rep Holt

TBD                 Ali’i Sunday, King William Charles Lunalilo

February 9       1834, Kamehameha IV

February 13    KPHCC Board of Directors Meeting, 9:00 a.m.

February 20    KPHCC General Membership Meeting, 9:00 a.m. (Guest speakers,

Senator Donna Kim and Rep Daniel Holt)

March 13        Board of Directors Meeting, 9:00 a.m.

March 14        Ali’I Sunday, Queen Ka’ahumanu by zoom

March 17        1814, Kamehameha III

March 20        KPHCC General Membership Meeting, 9:00 a.m. (Guest speaker –

Senator English – carrying on the legacy of Kuhio)

March 21        Ali’I Sunday, Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalaniana’ole

April 5             Ke One O Kakuhihewa O’ahu Council Board of Directors, 6:00 p.m.

April 10           Ke One O Kakuhihewa O’ahu Council, AHCC Mtg, 9:00 a.m.

April 17           KPHCC General Membership/BOD Meeting, 9:00 a.m.  (Guest speaker:

Duane DeSoto, The Ocean and Kupuna Health; or Dr. Kalani

Brady, Healthy Exercises at Home; or cauliflower salad by Malia Nobrega)

May 8              KPHCC General Membership/Board of Directors Meeting, 9:00 a.m.

(Feature member, Bill Char, on the significance of lei; best hat lei, best

Lei a’I (neck lei) competition)

 

June 11            King Kamehameha Birthday (lei draping/parade TBD)

June 12            KPHCC General Membership/Board of Directors Meeting, 9:00 a.m.

(Hula Pa’iumauma:  A Hilo Wau; planting a healthy food by member, Eric Enos)

July 5               Ke One O Kakuhihewa Oahu Council Board of Directors, 6:00 p.m.

July 10             Ke One O Kakuhihewa O’ahu Council, 9:00 a.m.

July 17             KPHCC General Membership and Board of Directors Meeting, 9:00 a.m

(Mele and Hula:  Holo Wa’apa (in preparation for convention)

(Kumu hula, member, Vicky Holt Takamine)

July 31             La Ho’iho’i Ea (Celebration dates to be determined)

August             Kamehameha III

August 14        KPHCC General Membership/BOD Meeting, 9:00 a.m.

(Community service:  Kalihi Taro Patch)

September 2   Lili’uokalani birthday 1838 (Ali’I Sunday, Mauna’ala and Iolani Palace Observances (TBD)

September 11  KPHCC General Membership/BOD Meeting, 9:00 a.m.

(Review of hulas; AHCC Convention)

October 9        KPHCC Board of Directors and General Membership Meeting, 9:00 a.m.

(AHCC Convention)

October 16      Kai’ulani Birthday (Alii Sunday observance TBD)

October 25      Ke One O Kakuhihewa O’ahu Council Board of Directors, 6:00 p.m.

October 30      Ke One O Kakuhihewa O’ahu Council Mtg, 9:00 a.m.

November 3-7 AHCC Convention, Hilton Hawaiian Village, $229

Theme:  Kai Kapu, Kai Ola (Restricted Ocean, Living Ocean)

November 13  KPHCC Board of Directors and General Membership Meeting, 9:00 a.m

(Review of AHCC Convention Experience; possible demonstration

of a healthy turkey stuffing; or community service activity)

November 16  1836, Kalakaua

December 11  KPHCC General Membership/BOD Meeting, 9:00 a.m

Holiday Party

Needs:

  1. Update Bylaws
  2. Finance: Raising funds
  3. Mauna’ala Cleanup Dates TBD
  4. Volunteers to organize the activities agreed upon, i.e. seeking the approval of the speaker; doing the flyer; arranging the zoom, etc.                       

Please be prepared to share your mana’o on KPHCC programs and activities for 2021, keeping in mind the challenges posed by the corona virus.


General Membership Oct. 26

Kalihi Palama Hawaiian Civic Club General Membership Meeting by Zoom

The Kalihi Palama HCC is resuming its quarterly membership meeting on October 26, Monday, 6:00 p.m., by zoom.   We hope that everyone is coping with COVID-19 challenges and that you can attend the meeting.  We would love to see how everyone is doing.  Here is the agenda. Zoom link will be provided by separate email.  Please mark your calendars.
Opening Pule

Opening Remarks by the President

– Talk story to see how everyone is doing; need for masks, hand sanitizers

Secretary’s Minutes

Treasurer’s Report

New Business

– Association of Hawaiian Civic Club Convention
— Agenda & Process
— Delegates and Alternates
— Resolutions
— Committee Assignments
— Awards
– Kalihi Community Needs over the holidays
– Club Holiday Celebration
– December general membership meeting, guests:  Rep Holt and Senator Kim
– Plans for 2021- ideas to stimulate conversation

— January-March:  Makahiki at Royal Hawaiian Hotel; KPHCC Tribute to Liliuokalani at ‘Iolani Palace (or zoom program of songs, such as Kaulana Na Pua), US Presidential Inauguration; Legislature Opens;

      Adoption of KPHCC Program Plans for 2021; Adoption of KPHCC Budget;
Community service project:  Clean Kalihi Lo’i

— April-June:  Kamehameha Day Lei Draping and parade
Community service project:  Kokua Kalihi Valley

— July-Sep:  La Ho’i Ho’i ‘Ea; Papakole’a; Onipa’a Fundraisers
Community service project:  Visit Kalihi Farm

— Oct-Dec:  Kalihi Christmas Parade; Holiday Party
Community service project:  Toys and food for Kalihi Families in Need

– Announcements

  —  Oahu Council New Officers and Board of Directors
— Executive Committee Meetings,1st Monday, 6:00 p.m, by zoom
— General Membership Meetings, 4th Monday, 6:00 p.m., by zoom

– Closing pule
OHA Trustee candidate forum

OHA Trustee Candidate Forum