(L-R) Emmalani Keau George, member; Gladys Pualoa-Ahuna, honoree and member; Junior Primacio, member; Rep. Jessica Wooley; and Ululani Beirne-Keawe, President of Ko'olauloa Hawaiian Civic Club.
Thursday, June 18, 2009
85th Anniversary of the Ko'olauloa Hawaiian Civic Club
Representative Jessica Wooley and Senator Clayton Hee attended the Ko'olauloa Hawaiian Civic Club's 85th Anniversary brunch on Sunday, June 14 at Turtle Bay. The Laie lawmaker presented a certificate on behalf of the House of Representatives in commemoration of the group's service to the community and dedication to preserving the Hawaiian culture and heritage. Members take pride in improving the economic, social and governing status of Native Hawaiians. The group was founded by William Isaac Kanakanui on June 14, 1924. Check out some of the pictures from the event.