Association of
Hawaiian Civic Clubs
Founded 1959 - Honolulu, HI

Prince Kūhiō Hawaiian Civic Club

Ka Lani Ana ‘Ole |  Heaven of Boundless Limits


Anthony Makana Paris

HCC Address:

P.O. Box 4728, Honolulu, Hawai’i  96812

Hope Pelekikena ‘Ekahi:

Randi Fernandez

Date Organized:

February 1, 1964

Hope Pelekikena ‘Elua:

Matthew Gumapac

Date Chartered by AHCC:

June 17, 1964

Pelekikena Iho Nei:

Yvonne PeeWee Ryan

Club Pua:

Purple Violet and White Violet


Denise Kekuna

Club Colors:

Purple and White

Kakau ‘Olelo:

Kamuela Werner

Club Mele:


Kakau Mo’olelo:

Ian Custino

HCC Email:

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Nā Alakaʻi:

Kuni Agard, Puamana Crabbe, Kanani Pali, Jennifer Smythe, Marlene Sai and Bruce Wong

HCC Website:

Information submitted by:

Makana Paris

Number of Educational Scholarships

Awarded in 2018:  17


2018 Club Report


The Next Century


During this Centennial season, the Club finalized our 5-year strategic plan. VISION: “The Hawaiian people thriving.” MISSION: “Prepare civic servant leaders grounded in Hawaiian culture and values.” Thanks to Mana Moriarty for his kokua in forming the Conflict of Interest Policy. Mahalo to Dr. Sylvia Hussey and Roth Puahala for their facilitation of the plan. Mahalo to Aaron Mahi for his gift of the oli Na Punalu`u that helped to ground us in our time of reflection and preparation for our new hana. Mahalo to Kuni Agard for heading all our IT on projects and helping younger generations more easily engage.




This year we celebrated Makahiki at Helumoa in Waikīkī hosted by the Royal Hawaiian Hotel. Mahalo to Puamana Crabbe for creating our beautiful hoʻokupu. Mahalo to Matthew Gumapac for coordinating our attendance at this event and all special events including Aliʻi Sundays at Kawaihaʻo.


Ke Aliʻi Makaʻāinana Scholarship


This scholarship was established for Native Hawaiian graduate and professional students whose academic work focuses on the establishment of a Native Hawaiian Governing Entity, its related governance, economics, politics, philosophies, institutional structures, and/or history; Native Hawaiian civil society, nation-building, and/or state-building; Native Hawaiian leadership; or the legacy of Prince Jonah Kūhiō Kalaniʻanaole. Awards are $2,000, renewable for 5 years. Mahalo to Kanani Pali for her leadership and to kupuna Cyr Pakele, Tommy Ai and the late Andrea Hamilton for all their work, especially the transition to the online application.


Moon Calendars and Scholarships


The PKHCC-Scholarship Fund awarded $8,500 this year. Calendar sales support the scholarships. The 2019 calendars are available on our website ( Mahalo to Bruce and Charmain Wong for all their hard-work. Mahalo to aunty Bobbee Mills-Diaz for her gifting of the calendar, please find a video of its history on our website.