As of this writing, Phase 2 of the Lodge/Club renovation project was recently approved by Lodge membership. By the time you read this column a couple of changes to our bar operation will have occurred. Food service will remain unchanged during the Phase 2. Effective January 15, 2018, the bar operation will have moved to a temporary location out- side in the pool area for a period of nine days. Barriers will be erected in […]
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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.
Aloha Members. It is that time of year when we get the opportunity to express our rights as members and vote for officers and director position. As this year has been one that has been overtaken by the renovation I’m proud to say that the Elkdom mission still persevered. Though the fellowship element was a challenge at 616 because of renovations this year has been highly successful in fulfilling the total mission of what we […]
Our “Service over Self” project for February will be FANtastic. On Sunday, 18 February we will have 125 wounded warriors, their families and Veterans of Foreign Wars members attending the baseball game between UH Rainbows and Air Force. Game begins at 1:00 p.m. (1300). YOU are invited to join us. Tickets are $10.00 and will be available from 5 – 9 February at the Lodge. Contact me at lockwood0849@gmail so we do not miss each […]
Every December I can look across Waialae Iki Park from my house and watch the runners compete in the Honolulu Marathon. It’s always amazing to see so many make the 26 mile run from downtown, out to Hawaii Kai, and back to Kapiolani Park. I feel our Lodge somewhat resembles the marathon. The renovations that began in October have, like the runners, reached Hawaii Kai, the half- way point, and are now in the home […]