Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs
Founded 1959 - Honolulu, HI

Programs Committees

Kōmike Ho‘oilina Ali‘i

(Benefits and Trusts)

Shane Nelsen

Affiliation: Kuakini Hawaiian Civic Club of Kona

Targets the Hawaiian Homes Program, the Public (Ceded) Land Trust, the ali‘i trusts and all state and federal claims for redress and reparations and Hawaiian sovereignty initiatives.

Kōmike Pō‘aiapuni Waiwai

(Economic Development)

Ron Jarrett

Affiliation: Prince Kuhio Hawaiian Civic Club

In concert with the Strategic Plan, pursues opportunities and coordinates efforts to engage in endeavors that can fund and/or otherwise benefit the projects of the standing committees and the Association.

Kōmike Ho‘ona‘auao

(Education)

Kuumealoha Gomes

Affiliation: Pearl Harbor Hawaiian Civic Club

Monitors, and advocates improvements in standard education (at all levels) and financial aid for Hawaiian students and all Hawaiian Studies programs.

Kōmike Kūlana Pono Maka‘āinana

(Employment and Housing)

Vacant

Affiliation: (TBD)

Advocates programs on welfare, employment, entrepreneurship, employment training, housing and economic development for Hawaiians.

Kōmike Mālama Ola

(Health and Human Services)

Jane Pang

Affiliation: ‘Ainahau O Kaleponi Hawaiian Civic Club

Encourages programs for health education, health services, nutrition, genealogy and aid to the aged for Hawaiians.

Kōmike Nohona Hawai‘i

(Hawaiian Lifestyle/Nā Mea Hawai`i)

Julian Ako

Affiliation: Kuini Pi'olani Hawaiian Civic Club

Targets the care and preservation of Hawaiian arts, crafts, hula, chants, legends and lore, Polynesian navigation, historic sites and nā `iwi kūpuna.

Kōmike Ho‘okūpa‘a

(Native Rights)

Kuhio Lewis

Affiliations: King Kamehameha Hawaiian Civic Club

Monitors the status of the various rights possessed by Hawaiians as a native people to gathering, access, religious practices, water, fisheries, etc., and related environmental issues.

Kōmike Kaiaola

(Ecosystem/Environment)

Malia Nobrega-Olivera

Affiliation: Waikiki Hawaiian Civic Club

Monitors and advocates for the conservation and sustainable use of Hawaii's natural environment including all land, water and living resources according to and guided by the traditional knowledge of Native Hawaiians as well as issues relating to our resources including but not limited to toxicity, climate change, non point source pollution, genetic modification, etc.