Happy New Year! As we start this New Year, we have added a new member advisory group to support the Board as we are now responsible as the House Committee. The House Committee is now made up of four Lodge Officers and five Trustees with the presiding officer as the Chair. The newly created Recreational Facilities Advisory Group (RFAG) is made up of ten volunteer members. The group was formed to vet any requirements, policies […]
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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.
Born and raised in Ecuador, Chef Diego Pacuruco moved to the U.S. in 2004. His humble beginnings in the restaurant industry began with a stint as dishwasher at a notable Italian restaurant in New York City. However, due to his obvious culinary talent, he moved up the ladder quickly, and was promoted to pasta maker and then to chef, in a short span of time. Soon after that, Pacuruco was hired by Wolfgang’s Steakhouse by […]
With the recent California Camp Fire, the Order has sent $25,000.00 to aid those in distress. If you would like to provide assistance, please send your donation to the Elks Disaster Relief Program, Incorporated. Upon which and requested, those donations will be sent to the California-Hawaii State Association Disaster Relief Fund who is administering all assistance to those in need. Thank you, in advance, for your donation thus proving that we all are “Working Together to Make […]
WOW! Attended six events for Veterans Day. All memorable in their own way. Now we gear up for Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day on 7 December and a parade in Waikiki. I am hoping the Elks has a trolley in this parade once again. The Scouts and Kupuna did an outstanding job with decorations in years past. Remembrances for the Somalia Campaign beginning 5 December 1992, the end of the Iraq War on 15 December 2011 […]
We will gather together to celebrate the lives of our Elks Ohana who have gone before us in 2018. We will join in prayer and celebration for our beloved Elks brothers and sisters! This is a time for us to remember our vow that “An Elk is never forgotten, never forsaken.” In these days and times when we all live autonomous lives, let us gather to honor this time together living the principles of our […]
Hey Elk Moms and Dads, Don’t forget to register your kids for the Annual Elks “Meet Santa Christmas Party.” Make sure to sign up early! Event details: Date- Sunday, December 23, 2018 Time- 4:00 to 5:45pm Place: Lodge Room Cost: Free! MC: “Hula Rosie” (aka. Dana Land) What: Meet Santa and his helpers, play games for prizes, eat delicious holiday treats. There will be balloon animals, goodie bags, and more! All complimentary for our Elk […]