LAU KANAKA NO HAWAI'I, HAWAIIAN CIVIC CLUB of ARIZONA

Actively Participating in the Promotion, Perpetuation and Practice of the

Native Hawaiian Culture and Values Throughout Arizona

 

 

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au Kanaka no Hawai’i exists to perpetuate the Hawaiian culture and to support the interests of other Polynesian, Pacific Islander and Native American cultures throughout the Valley of the Sun.

 

 

The event includes traditional Hawaiian dance, and music with special guest entertainment by:
                                                                                                             Kuliaikapono, and the Sandwich Isle Ukulele Band.

Doors open for silent auction, while seating will begin at 5:00 PM. Welcoming ceremony and blessing of the
lūʻau procession begins at 5:30 P.M., dinner service follows. There will be entertainment throughout the
evening, door prizes and much aloha!
All proceeds go to academic scholarships and the promotion of Hawaiian Civic and Cultural endeavors.
06/22/2019 5 PM, Halau Kuliaikapono will perform at their hō’ike in the West Valley.  Witness the beauty of their Polynesian dance production as their dancers share hula, ori Tahiti, and Siva Samoa. Students age range from 3 years old and above.  Enjoy a Hawaiian themed dinner with your ticket purchase and be entered into a raffle for exciting prizes! Silent Auction items will also be available.  Join us for a night of fun, food, music, and dance! Tickets are available on Brown Paper Tickets https://kuliaikapono.bpt.me/
 
   
Holoku Ball
   

 Annual Fundraiser Lūʻau

06/01/2019 at the CrossRoads Methodist Church 7901 N. Central Ave, Phoenix AZ, 85020, (off Central/Northern Ave) from 5:30-8 PM. There will be  fresh Hawai’ian food being flown in from Hawai’i Island for this Authentic Hawai’ian Lūʻau event. Yes, that means fresh Salmon, Ahi, Teri Chicken, green salad, vegetables and so much more. We are going all out this year and we need your kokua to make this one of the most successful events and our biggest fundraiser we have ever organized. Send us an email at info@lknhaz.org to help. 

Theme: Lana kākou i ka hau’oli o ha’i  (We rise by uplifting others.)

This Fundraiser has been sharing and perpetuating Island culture through island style Lūʻau for more than 35 years. Our annual event helps raise funds towards scholarships for continuing education, cultural programs, civic endeavors, and community partnerships.

As of 2018 we became a 501c(3) Non-Profit Organization and will continue to give educational scholarships, service our local communities to preserve and perpetuate the "Aloha" spirit (culture and traditions) of Hawai’i nei. Proceeds from this event go to scholarships and promotion of Hawaiian Civic and Cultural endeavors.

Lūʻau Ticket Prices

Tickets are available from the Lūʻau Committee members or at any of our club functions prior to June 1st at a reduced rate of:

  • Keiki (Children 12 and under) $15
  • LKNH Members $30
  • Non-members guest $35

Tickets will be checked at the door.

They are also available on-line through www.brownpapertickets.com, but with an added processing fee (see below).  You can print your tickets at home and show your tickets at the door or you can show your ticket on your phone at the door for entrance to the Lūʻau.

  • Keiki (Children 12 and under) $17
  • LKNH Members $34
  • Non-members guest $38

Only IF we do not sell out of tickets by last week in May, we will announce the availability of unsold tickets.  Email us at: info@lknhaz.org, Subject: Lūʻau Tickets, for ticket requests or Subject: Lūʻau Volunteer, to help.

June 15, 2019 General Business Meeting

Corte Bella Social Hall (Bella Stanza) 22135 Mission Drive, Sun City West AZ, Hosts: Richard and Susan Hoe. It's from 11:30AM-2:30PM, Enter through the main gate on Deer Valley Dr. and tell guard you are attending the Hawaiian meeting. The theme is Celebrating the Japanese Culture of Hawaii. Bring any type of Japanese or Hawaiian potluck dish. Program: IKEBANA—the Japanese art of flower arranging—is one of the most popular Japanese art forms in Hawaii. There will be a demonstration of basic ikebana techniques by Susan Allen, Instructor 4th Grade in the Sogetsu School of Ikebana. Following her demonstration, you will have an opportunity to create your own arrangement to take home. All supplies and floral materials will be provided. To make sure we have enough vases and floral materials for everyone, please email Susan Hoe (susan.hoe@cox.net) to let her know you want to create an arrangement. We will also raffle off the arrangements that Susan Allen creates that day.

10/27/2019 Nā Palapalai Concert Coming to the Chandler Center for the Arts

Chandler Center for the Arts will be hosting Kuana Torres Kahele and his world renowned group, Nā Palapalai, for one performance at 2 PM. Tickets are now on sale at www.chandlercenter.org.

Extra!!!!!:

Lau Kanaka no Hawai’i has been privileged to promote a series of Hawai’ian Cultural Workshops sponsored by Kuana Torres Kahele, kumu hula, famed entertainer and recording artist from Nā Palapalai the week prior to the concert. Workshops include Kahiko & Auana Hula, Niihau shell lei making, and Oli. More details will be provided closer to the event.

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