Kalihi Palama Hawaiian Civic Club
1288 Kapi’olani Blvd, Apt 1905
Honolulu, Hawaii 96814


  • Organized and chartered: November 19, 1969 under the leadership of Aunty Susan K. Pine. Sponsored by the Kailua Hawaiian Civic Club under the direction ofthe late Hardy Hutchinson and Uncle Nappy Durant.
  • Founding members: Susan K. Pine, Eleanor “Aunty Ellie” Williamson, historian with the Bishop Museum; Aunty Marie Olson, chaplain; Aunty Anna Eagles Wahineho’okai, choral/music director; Pearl Kam, Treasurer; Paul Dabis, Finance; Joan McCubbin Fabrao; Kupuna Maile Montevon; Kupuna Helen Gandel; former governor, John Waihee.
  • Constitution and By-Laws: Dated March 15,2006
  • Club song: “Hoikaika Like Me Ke Aloha” written by the late Uncle Henry Machado and the late Aunty Helena Wilcox Salazar
  • Club flower: Lei Pupu 0 Ni’ihau
  • Club colors: Pink and White
  • Meeting Dates: General membership meetings are on the third Thursday of every month, 5:30 p.m., at Bishop Museum, unless otherwise notified
  • Membership: Open to all, with emphasis on residents of Kalihi Palama, interested in the mission, goals, and objectives ofthis organization.
  • Board Composition: Nine members to include: President, Vice President, Corresponding Secretary, Treasurer, Finance Officer, and four others; at least % ofthe members of the Board shall be of native Hawaiian ancestry. Elections: Every two years – Committees may include the following:
    • Membership
    • Education
    • Health & Human Services
    • Legislative and Political Action – Finance
    • Constitution and By Laws
    • Historic Sites
    • Convention
    • Resolutions
    • Special EventslPublic Relations – Traditional Practitioners
    • Program Planning
    • Kupuna Council
  • Dues: $15 annually


  • Aloha: Love, affection, compassion, sympathy and respect for the Lord, our natural world and one another
  • ‘Imi Na’auao: Enlightenment, wisdom and education
  • Malama: Care, protect, maintain
  • Pono: Righteous, appropriate, moral goodness, proper, fair
  • Kuleana: Privilege, responsibility, area of responsibility
  • Ho’omau: Preserve, Perpetuate, Continue
  • Ha’aha’a: Humility and Humbleness
  • Lokahi: Harmony with man and the universe
  • Laulima: Work together
  • Lokomaika’i: Good will, good disposition, generosity, grace, kind, humane, gracious, benevolent
  • Ho’ihi: Respect the views of all


  • Maintain, enhance, support, encourage, direct, protect, lobby, legislate, direct, lead and support all areas related to Nil Mea Hawai’i, i.e., Hawaiian language, culture, history, arts, crafts .
  • Support and defend native Hawaiian rights, i.e., water rights, gathering rights, land rights as related to kuleana and royal patent land grants
  • Support Native Hawaiian Health Care Programs; promote the development of native Hawaiians in all areas ofhealth care professions
  • Support all areas ofeducational opportunities from pre-natal, pre-school, elementary, middle, high, post high school (undergraduate, graduate, PhD programs in all fields of study; Increase the number ofHawai’i Maoli entering and successfully completing post secondary educational goals and objectives; support Native Hawaiian education programs, the Gifted and Talented Program; the DoE Kupuna Program
  • Promote, support, lobby and legislate in all areas relating on the local, national and international level on legislation affecting Hawai’i Maoli
  • Support, care and respect with reverence the wisdom o f our Kupuna
  • Support, lobby and legislate in all areas relating to the safeguard of the Ali’i Trusts, Department of Hawaiian Home Lands, private trusts and foundations into perpetuity to benefit our Hawai’i Maoli
  • Support the overall mission and long range goals and objectives ofthe Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs and the O’ahu Council