Date Chartered: November 2007
Pua: Blue Ginger
Waiho‘olu‘u: Royal Blue
Mele: Doxology in Hawaiian
Makia: Kulia I Ka Nu‘u, To seek the highest
Pelekikena: Tamar deFries
Hope Pelekikena: Chanel Blackwell
The Merchant Street Hawaiian Civic Club (MSHCC) is an innovative organization defined by geography. MSHCC is focused on a critical component of any modern society: business. MSHCC purpose is to support Hawaiian businesses, commerce, and trade, and the evolution of Hawaiian business practices. In MSHCC, we are: 1) Supporting discussions about the character of 21st Century Hawaiian businesses; 2) Supporting research and investigation into the roles and effects of business in Hawaiian communities; 3) Offering innovative business mentoring programs for Hawaiians; and 4) Promoting the evolution of business practices consistent with Hawaiian values.