• For the Order of Elks, veterans remembrance is a daily proposition. We never have and never will forget the sacrifices these heroes made so that we may be free

  • As a non-profit organization the Order of Elks provides your community with youth activates and educational programs and scholarships - Elks Care and Elks Share

  • The Elks Lodge Honolulu is proud of our members of all ages who are sharing the Aloha and the spirit of giving - and of course relaxing at our famous ocean side terrace.

  • Morning and noon may pass them by, the light of day sink heedlessly in the West, but ere the shadows of midnight shall fall, the chimes of memory will be pealing forth the friendly message -

    “To our absent members.”

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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.
Elks 616 Palakas at Da “Logo Shop”

Ea ho’oho (shout out), to Judy Rubano ~ da “Shirt Shop Lady”….Mahalo for the “po’ni palaka” (purple jacket-shirt). I’ve been anxiously waiting for the arrival of this item. In my eight decades, I’ve never owned a palaka shirt, until May 1st, when I saw Rob Kepa’a, headed up the stairs with a palaka in hand. […]

Elks 616 “Amazing Citizen” June 2015

This month’s “Amazing Citizen” recipient, was raised in Kailua, Oahu.  He is Kawika Watt, son of Honolulu Elks 616 member, Gladys Kaeo.  In 2013, Kawika and his business partner James Rouse, through numerous planning and designing, created the “Onit Ability Boards”. Onit Ability Boards provide physically challenged citizens, the ability to participate in soft water activities while supervised through ocean safety professionals […]

Elks 616 Tech Talk

Digital delivery of the Aloha Elks gaining is momentum! Let’s start off with some real exciting news about the digital version of the Aloha Elks. Over 280 people have opted out of receiving the paper version of the Aloha Elk! I have to admit that when the lodge first launched the program that we thought […]

ELKS 616 HISTORY: Mother’s Day 1937-1941: in the shadow of war

Each May in the 5 years prior to World War II, Honolulu praised motherhood against a backdrop of war preparation. The remembrance stretched some years with pre-Sunday events by the American Legion or Aloha Temple Shrine, or after-Sunday on-base services by military units. On Mother’s Day an informal mom-sharing agreement scheduled non-competitive celebrations. Churches had […]