COASM

Association of
Hawaiian Civic Clubs
Founded 1959 - Honolulu, HI

Convention Workshops

Online Registration Deadline: Tuesday, October 16, 2018
 
 
Here is a list of the Convention Workshops offered this year. At the bottom of this page, enter your information and select the workshops you plan to attend using the online registration form. Be sure to click on SUBMIT. Then, check your email Inbox for your Registration Confirmation. Please check your Spam/Junk folders, if necessary.  You will be asked to print a copy of the email to bring with you to the workshop. If you have any questions, or did not receive your confirmation, please contact Ku'umeaaloha at 3vsystems01@gmail.com. Mahalo!

(1) Building Hawaiian Civic Club Nonprofit Capacity

Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Room: Puna Ballrm: KIPU
Attendance capacity: 50

Description:
Hawaiian Civic Clubs are a valuable and unique type of nonprofit organization. This 90 minute workshop provides 10 essential tips that all Hawaiian Civic Clubs need to know about nonprofit management.

Presenters:
Morgen Johansen, Professor of Public Administration, UH Mānoa College of Social Sciences; Lisa Maruyama, Executive Director, HANO (Hawaiʻi Alliance of Nonprofit Organizations); Jennifer Cornish Creed, HANO Director of Proffessional Development

(2) Aloha Not For Sale

How Native Hawaiians Navigate the World from Cultural Appropriation to Cultural Appreciation
 
Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Room: Puna Ballrm: NIUMALU
Attendance capacity: 50

Description:
Cultural appropriation is the identity theft of native peoples, and includes among other things the stealing of stories and looting of language which has become prevalent in the digital age. The presenters share insights about how cultural appropriation impacts Native Hawaiians. The powerful Paoakalani Declaration, a document in establishing Native Rights advocating the protection of Native Hawaiian cultural resources and intellectual property is presented and explained.

Presenters:
Vicky Holt-Takamine, Kumu Hula Hālau Pua Aliʻi ʻIlima, Founder/ED PAʻI Foundation; Heather Haunani Giugni, Documentary Filmmaker and Producer Rock Salt Media, Cultural Collections Specialist/Producer ʻUluʻula: The Henry Ku’ualoha Giugni Moving Image Archive of Hawai’i , UH West Oʻahu

(3) Session 1: Oʻahu/Kauaʻi projects

"Native Hawaiian Voices Make a Diffrence in Planning for Department of Transportation Highways Projects” Oʻahu, Kauaʻi, Maui, and Hawaiʻi Island"
Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Room: Puna Ballrm: HAIKU
Attendance capacity: 50

*This is a two-part workshop with Maui/Hawaiʻi Island projects in Session 2.

Description:
Native Hawaiian voices make a difference in community planning. This workshop is an interactive presentation of highway projects proposed to be completed in the next 3 years, which may impact our Native Hawaiian communities. Native Hawaiian voices are being solicited to inform the DOT Highways Department of how these various projects may impact cultural practices in our Native Hawaiian communities. It is an opportunity for us Native Hawaiians to share about any sites that currently exist in these project areas that could be affected.

Presenter: 
Marshall Ando, Highways Administrator, Hawaiʻi Department of Transportation (HDOT); Ken Tatsuguchi, Program Engineer, HDOT; Larry Dill, Kauai District Engineer, HDOT; Donald Smith, Hawaii District Engineer, HDOT; Robin Shishido, Maui County District Engineer, HDOT; George Abcede, Oahu District Engineer, HDOT

(4) The Future of Maunakea - A New Path Forward

Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Room: Puna Ballrm: KIPU
Attendance capacity: 100

Description:
Maunakea kuahiwi ku haʻo i ka mālie (Maunakea is the astonishing mountain that stands in the calm) expresses the feeling of the Hawaiian people that Maunakea is a source of awe and inspiration. Unfortunately, over the course of the last fifty years, Maunakea has been a lightning rod for the Hawaiian people as culture and science have clashed on the top of the worldsʻ most significant cultural and astronomical site. This workshop will present a detailed and chronological history of Maunakea and will dissect the core issues that exist today on the mauna. It will also discuss the existing telescopes, proposed Thirty Meter Telescope, the University of Hawai’iʻs master lease of the summit, and Maunakeaʻs future.

Presenter: Senator Kaiali’i Kahele (Hilo), Hawai’i State Legislator

(5) Hawaiian Cultureʻs Role in Hawaiʻiʻs Tourism Future

Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Room: Puna Ballrm: NIUMALU
Attendance capacity: 50

Description:
As world travelers seek to become knowlegeable about the destinations they intend to visit, thre is an inherent interest to search for experiences and activities that reflect host communities and embody the spirit of place that resonates with cultual integrity. This workshop will include a faciltation discussion with participants answering the question: “How do we as Native Hawaiians lend our voices to guide the future of Hawaiʻiʻs tourism?”

Presenter: Kalani Kā’anā’anā, Director of Hawaiian Cultural Affairs, Hawaiʻi Tourism Authority

(6) Session #2: Maui/Hawai'i projects

“Native Hawaiian Voices Make a Difference in Planning for Department of Transportation Highways Projects” Oʻahu, Kauaʻi, Maui, and Hawaiʻi Island"

Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.*
Room: Puna Ballrm: HAIKU
Attendance capacity: 50

Description:
Native Hawaiian voices make a difference in community planning. This workshop is an interactive presentation of highway projects proposed to be completed in the next 3 years, which may impact our Native Hawaiian communities. Native Hawaiian voices are being solicited to inform the DOT Highways Department of how these various projects may impact cultural practices in our Native Hawaiian communities. It is an opportunity for us Native Hawaiians to share about any sites that currently exist in these project areas that could be affected.

Presenter: Marshall Ando, Highways Administrator, Hawaiʻi Department of Transportation (HDOT); Ken Tatsuguchi, Program Engineer, HDOT; Larry Dill, Kauai District Engineer, HDOT; Donald Smith, Hawaii District Engineer, HDOT; Robin Shishido, Maui County District Engineer, HDOT; George Abcede, Oahu District Engineer, HDOT

(7) Niʻihau Shell Earring Workshop

Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Room: Kaua'i Ballrm: KONA

Description:
Learn to make your own Niʻihau shell earring set. All required items will be provided. Just come, learn, and enjoy this learning experience with two lei making experts. Hands-on workshop with two wahine from the island of Niʻihau, Kanani Beniamina and ʻIwalani Kanahele.

This event is open ONLY to members of the Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs.

Cost:
$54.67

 

To Register Online:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/niihau-shell-earring-workshop-tickets-50359767420

 

This workshop requires a fee and registration is done by clicking the associated link. Your confirmation will come from a thrid source (not AHCC), so, please check your Inbox, Spam, and Junk folders. Contact 3vsystems01@gmail.com if you have any questions.

(8) Lau Niu (Coconut leaf) Basket Weaving Workshop

Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Room: Kaua'i Ballrm: KONA

Description:
Learn to weave your own coconut basket from Eugene Punzal.

This event is open ONLY to members of the Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs.

Cost:
$28.16

This workshop requires a fee and registration is done by clicking the associated link. Your confirmation will come from a thrid source (not AHCC), so, please check your Inbox, Spam, and Junk folders. Contact 
3vsystems01@gmail.com if you have any questions.

(9) Accessing Resources

Tuessday, November 13, 2018, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Room: Puna Ballrm: KIPU
Attendance capacity: 50

Description:
Council of Native Hawaiian Advancement serves as a National intermediary, providing grants and loans targeting underserved communities in Hawaiʻi.  Learn how to access money to support the work your ʻahahui is already doing.

Hosted by the Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement

(10) Hawaiʻi State Constitution 101

Tuessday, November 13, 2018, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Room: Puna Ballrm: NIUMALU
Attendance capacity: 50

Description:
This workshop is designed especially for our Hawaiian Civic Club members to understand in depth, the Hawaiʻi State Constitution purpose, structure, and history. In particular the presenter will share insights about aspects of the Constitution that impact Hawaiian culture, Native Hawaiians, and the creation of a positive future for all those who call Hawaiʻi home.  
Presenter:  Makana Paris, President, Prince Kūhiō Hawaiian Civic Club

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