Association of
Hawaiian Civic Clubs
Founded 1959 - Honolulu, HI

‘Ahahui 'o Lili'uokalani Hawaiian Civic Club of Southern California

E Paepae I Luna Loa I Ka Malamalama |  Hold High the Light of Knowledge


John "Keoni" Jensen


13220 Semora Pl., Cerritos, California 90703

Hope Pelekikena ‘Ekahi:

Lokelani Reichert

Date Organized:

Summer of 1976


Joni Leilani Keith

Date Chartered by AHCC:

February 4, 1977

Kakau ‘Olelo:

Joni Leilani Keith

Club Pua:

Crown Flower

Na Alaka’i:

Curtis Hayes and Dawn Miyashiro

Club Colors:

Black and Yellow

Information submitted by:

John Jensen

Club Mele:

ʻO Makalapua or Ka Makaʻeha


HCC Email:

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Number of Educational Scholarships

Awarded in 2017:  3


2017 Club Report


‘Ahahui delegates attended the 57rd Annual AHCC Convention, November 13 – 20, 2016, at the Union Plaza Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Convention theme: E Ho’okanaka! “Be a Kanaka”.


This year marks the 40th anniversary of the ‘Ahahui ‘o Lili’uokalani Hawaiian Civic Club of Southern California. The Prince Kuhio Hawaiian Civic Club unanimously voted to sponsor the ‘Ahahui at the Annual Convention of the Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs. The ‘Ahahui was chartered on February 4, 1977 in Kona, Hawaii.  Marlene Sai Cockett was the first Pelekikena of the ‘Ahahui.



  1. The ‘Ahahui supported the Annual Alondra Park Ho’olaule’a, July 2017.

  2. The ‘Ahahui holds business meetings quarterly.

  3. Representatives of the ‘Ahahui are sent to quarterly Mainland Council Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs meetings.

  4. The Ku’i ka Lono, “Spreading the News”, the ‘Ahahui newsletter, is used to inform members of upcoming activities.

  5. Facebook:

  6. We continue to support Native Hawaiian community activities.

  7. The ‘Ahahui has provided three scholarships to deserving members of our Hawaiian community.