75th Wahiawa Lions Veterans Day 2021 Theme: “ MAHALO VETERANS”

The Wahiawa Lions humbly invites you to participate in the Wahiawa Lions Club 75th year in commemorating our Veterans who sacrificed for us as well as the military and their families who are dedicating their lives to protect the United States of America. 

  • Date: Thursday, November 11, 2021 
  • Time: 10:00 – 11:00 AM 
  • Place: Kamehameha Highway in Wahiawa, Mauka and Makai 


  • Required: “Mahalo Veterans” sign
  • Wear masks and maintain 6 feet social distancing at all times
  • RSVP: Deadline – November 9, 2021 
  • Please sign up! You will be given an assigned space on the sidewalk on Kamehameha Highway
  • Flash your shakas, smile at the motorists and say, “Mahalo!”

Mahalo Veterans Bento Fundraiser for U.S. Vets:


  • Place: Pick up bentos at Dot’s in Wahiawa, 130 Mango St. 
  • RSVP: Deadline – November 6, 2021 
  • PRE-PAID ONLY – Cash or check must be received in advance. 
  • Mail to: Wahiawa Lions, P.O. Box 860651, Wahiawa, HI 96786 

Please order bentos @ $12.00 and proceeds will benefit U.S. Vets homeless and at-risk Veterans. Bentos prepared by Marian’s Catering. 

Regular Bento: Chicken Karaage, Teriyaki Pork, and Shrimp Tempura, Pork Long Rice, Namasu & Ginger, Rice with Furikake 

Vegetarian Bento: Maki/Oshi Sushi, Sweet Potato Tempura, Vegetable Nishime, Yaki Tofu Steak, Namasu, Hijiki 

We look forward to seeing you on Veterans Day, waving American flags, sharing our appreciation and gratitude for their service and sacrifice for our nation. Aloha!

Connecting the Dots: Gimme a Break!

Hear “Gimme a Break” CEO, Savina Makalena, speak on how they are providing caregivers with a “break” away from their daily routine. If you are a caregiver, or know of one, please invite them to this presentation!

Registration is required. Click here to register now!

For more information, visit Gimme a Break’s website.

Connecting the Dots: Keiki O Ka ‘Aina

Krystal Perry with Keiki O Ka’ Aina will be presenting KOKA’s new program He Lei Piko:

• Home visits to support parent and child interaction.
• Materials and activities that promote growth and development, including books to build a home library.
• Two generation screening to support healthy development.
• Monthly gatherings that provide an opportunity to connect with other parents though age and developmentally appropriate activities, cultural practices, and promote a positive parenting environment.
• Connections to other community resources for additional support.

Download the flyer.

Register for this Zoom virtual conference here.

The Hawaii Pacific Islands District Office

Is pleased to invite you to an informational webinar on the

Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) Grant on:

Tuesday, May 04, 2021


This informational webinar will be held virtually on-line

via Microsoft Teams.

Click here register: SBA Hawaii Events | Eventbrite

This webinar will be broadcast across the State on all Islands including American Samoa

Opening remarks by Senator Mazie Hirono

Following this webinar, you will be able to make appointments with one of the following resource partners to assist you in submitting your application:

Small Business Development Centers:

  • SBDC-American Samoa call 684-258-4586 or 684-258-4531
  • SBDC-Hilo call 808-933-0776
  • SBDC-Kauai call 808-241-3148
  • SBDC-Kona call 808-333-5000
  • SBDC- Maui call 808-234-3437

Patsy T Mink Center for Business & Leadership with the assistance        of the Veterans Business Outreach Center & SBDC Honolulu:

  • Call MCBL at 808-695-2635

We are all committed to assist small business in our community!

SBA’s participation is not an endorsement of the views, opinions, products or services of any other person or entity. All SBA programs and services are extended to the public on a non-discriminatory basis. Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Please call the SBA at 541-2990 to make arrangements.

WCBA’s Connecting the Dots: Wahiawa Community Calendar

Tonight! Thursday, April 22nd, 6pm

Please join us as we discuss our new Wahiawa Community Calendar project! WE WANT YOUR INPUT, so please register for our Zoom meeting below. See you there!

Register in advance for this meeting:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Connecting the Dots: Wahiawa Ohana Market Planning Meeting

Lori Shimabukuro, Pastor of New Hope Wahiawa and the Hope Center, will be speaking about this amazing upcoming event in Wahiawa! Don’t get left behind–you definitely want to be at this meeting. The Wahiawa Ohana Market event is scheduled for May 1st, so the clock is ticking…let’s start getting organized now!

Click here to register for this event.

WCBA’s Connecting the Dots: SBA District Director, Mark Spain


Join us on Thursday, February 25th at 6:00 p.m. on Zoom:

SBA District Director, Mark Spain will be discussing these crucial topics and more:

– First draw loans
– Second draw loans
– Loan forgiveness
– What the future holds for SBA and our small businesses.

PPP deadlines are quickly approaching (3/31), you simply cannot afford to miss this event! Register now:


Download the event flyer

WCBA 84th Virtual Annual Meeting – Jan. 21st, 6 p.m.

It’s that time again! Our annual meeting will be held for members on Thursday, January 21st at 6pm by Zoom. We we will stream it live via Facebook for non-members to view. Please follow us on Facebook and watch for the live broadcast!

Virtual Program Agenda

74th Wahiawa Lions Veterans Day 2020 “Mahalo Veterans”

From our Wahiawa Lions:

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, we were forced to cancel our annual Veterans Day Parade, and with an abundance of caution, we are hosting two activities on Veterans Day: Sign-waving and a bento fundraiser to benefit U.S. Vets. We humbly invite you to participate in the Wahiawa Lions Club 74th year in commemorating our Veterans who sacrificed for us as well as the military and their families who are dedicating their lives to protect the United States of America.

RSVP: Deadline – November 6, 2020




BENTO ONLINE ORDER FORM (Rene Mansho will contact you for payment). OR PRINT THIS: 74th Wahiawa Lions Veterans Day Bento Fundraiser Form AND MAIL CHECK


WCBA Connecting the Dots: Social Media Strategies

Join us as we welcome and learn from our amazing panel of social media experts:
Olivia and Sara
Niu Boutique
Mark Talaeai
Mean Hawaii
Kilani Watson
Mixed Plate Podcast
If you’ve wondered how some companies seem to “just get it”, but you’re struggling to build your audience, this is the forum you’ll want to attend!
We’ll be doing a talk-story style, allowing visitors to ask questions and get real world feedback.
Other associations would try to charge you a lot of $$$ to attend something like this, but these amazing business owners are doing this to help YOU. Don’t miss this opportunity.
You MUST register in advance for this meeting:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
We look forward to seeing you there!