Date Organized: April 28, 2001
Club Pua: White Ginger
Date Chartered by AHCC: November 8, 2001
Club Colors: Green, White and Yellow
Club Mele: Pupu A'o 'Ewa
Club Motto (Hawaiian): E Ho`omana`o I Ko Waiwai Ho`oilina
Club Motto (English): Remember Your Heritage
Pelekikena: Corrina 'Rina' Moefu
Hope Pelekikena “Ekahi” (VP): Dirk Kalae Campbell
Pu‘uku (Treasurer): Donald Woode
Pelekikena Iho Nei: Lawrence 'Larry' Woode
Po’e kokua (Staff):
Kakau Mo’olelo (Rec.Sec): Nadine Woode
Ho’opa’a Mo’olelo (Historian): Kupuna Arline Eaton
Na Alaka’i (Directors): Henry Chang Wo and Ray Loo
Pelekikena: Corrina 'Rina' Moefu Cell Phone: 808-861-1874
Email:corrinamoefu at gmail.com
`Ewa - Pu`uloa Hawaiian Civic Club is one of several civic club located on the Leeward side of our island of Oahu and serves a growing community on the `Ewa plain.
The club was chartered in November 8, 2001, following a merger of the `Ewa and Pu’uloa Hawaiian civic clubs. Today we are honored to have several chartered members who continue to be part of our club who we look to for guidance. They are Kupuna Arline Eaton, Uncle Ike Kaaihue (King Kamehameha HCC), Aunty Nona Kamai (Waikiki HCC), Aunty Ruth Holt and in memory and spirit Aunty Ethelreda Kahalewai and Aunty Mary Serroa.
We currently have 25 members that like to get together, share food and have their voices heard by getting involved with many different projects in our in our community. We have members from the State of Tennessee and Lanai Island.
Our missions this past two years are to build the club’s membership and to be more visible in the community by better serving our Native Hawaiians. We had Lei making and Oli workshops provided by our very own members.
Throughout the year we coordinate or collaborated activities that members participated in. Below you’ll find the following activities not in any particular order but very important to us.
The cleaning of Mauna ‘Ala; Cultural series activities like Oli, language through the Ho’olako grant; conducted by member, Ioane Ho’omanawanui; PRIDE 4 EWA, an all-day event to build community awareness; we showcased our Ho’olako Lei making project, Wili or Hilo style of lei making. Members entered the May Day Lei contest, conducted by Kalae Campbell, vice president,
‘Aha Kiho’e, Act 55-Uncle Henry Chang Wo, director of club; Lei making workshop for Homeless Women Veteran’s conducted by Corrina Moefu, president of club, Participate in the AHHCC’s annual convention, this November 10-17, 2013: Three (3) club members attended the AHCC’s 52d Annual Convention in Washington, DC.
We always end the year celebrating our Christmas holiday with our club members and their families. This year we celebrated our own club keiki with gifts. We are looking forward to another Christmas holiday helping our Hawaiian families in need bring joy and smiles to their faces.