The Elks National Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants in the 2016 competition. Any high school senior who is a citizen of the United States is eligible to apply. Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks. College students are not eligible to apply. Applicants must be citizens of the United States on the date their applications are signed; permanent legal resident status does not qualify. […]
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Elks Lodge 616 brings so much more to the community than just a building, club or pool. We are a place where neighbors come together, families share meals, and children grow up. Elks invest in their communities through programs that help children grow up healthy and drug-free, by undertaking projects that address unmet need, and by honoring the service and sacrifice of our veterans.
Not sure if y’all know recent Kumulokahi history … but, last summer “Kainalu Elks” was placed on Hui Wa’a probation for not meeting the minimum of 6 crews per race. Being on probation put us in a spot, because if we were not able to become compliant this year… we would have lost the permit to store our canoes at the Halau on Magic Island. That would mean six- 6 man canoes would be homeless! […]
This month’s “Amazing Citizen” is Magin Patrick, founder of “Project Hawaii”. A non-profit organization run 100% by volunteers and solely supported by public donations. I had the pleasure to meet Magin Patrick, who moved to Hawaii 2002 from California, and husband Cliff Kama, from Kea’au, Hawaii, (Big Island), this past June. I was intrigued over the many experiences they shared in their mission to help the homeless in Hawaii. From mountainous regions to tarp cities […]
Aloha Elks! Our Lodge hosted VA Pacific Islands PTSD Residential Rehabilitation Program Cohort 57 on Wednesday, August 12, 2015 for an afternoon of rest and relaxation. The Service Members and Veterans from Cohort 57 enjoyed a beautiful afternoon at the lodge, got in the ocean, were treated to lunch and had a great time with Alika Sing and staff from `Ai Manuahi Farms as they learned how to ku`i kalo and make pa`i`ai. Cohort 57 […]