Lau Kānaka No Hawaiʻi Hawaiian Civic Club of Arizona

100+

Active Members & Growing

Organized in 1981

Longest Running Hawaiian Club in AZ

1st

Hawaiian Club in Phoenix

AHCC

Member of the Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs

MCAHCC

Member of the Mainland Council of the Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs

Actively Participating in the Promotion, Perpetuation and Practice of the Native Hawaiian Culture and Values Throughout Arizona

TRADITIONS

Traditionally at each gathering, we strive to: 

  • Offer the opening Pule (prayer) done by a member,
  • Share a welcome with exchange (Anoi’oi) by the Leader
  • Read a short simple agenda (Papakumu Mano’a) Enjoy the meal (Pa’ina)
  • Present the business or activity (Oi’hana)


OUR OLI: “Aloha E Alikona”

ʻO na kupa o Hawaiʻi makou, e Mai ʻAlikona mai makou, e O Hawaiʻi ko makou aloha, e I ko makou naʻau, e I na manawa apau loa, e Aloha e, Aloha e, Aloha e​

PAU HANA MELE: "Hawaii Aloha" 

by Israel Kamakawiwooli YouTube Link:

Verse 1

E Hawai'i e ku'u one hanau e Ku'u home kulaiwi nei 'Oli no au i na pono lani ou E Hawai'i, aloha e

Chorus

E hau'oli na 'opio o Hawai'i nei 'Oli e! 'Oli e! Mai na aheahe makani e pa mai nei Mau ke aloha, no Hawai'i

Ending Verse

E hau'oli na 'opio o Hawai'i nei 'Oli e! 'Oli e! Mai na aheahe makani e pa mai nei Mau ke aloha, no Ha---wai---'i  ​

OLI:

We are citizens of Hawaiʻi We are from Arizona Hawaiʻi is our love, In our minds and hearts, always Aloha, Aloha, Aloha 

MELE: Verse 1

O Hawaii, o sands of my birth My native home I rejoice in the heavenly blessings of you O beloved Hawaii

Chorus

Be joyous o youth of Hawaii Rejoice! Rejoice! May the gentle breeze blow Love for Hawaii is eternal

Ending Verse

Be joyous o youth of Hawaii Rejoice! Rejoice! May the gentle breeze blow Love for Hawaii is eternal