Accomplishments & Awards
We have a Ho‘ike (recital) to show our students accomplishments every year. Our 12th Annual Ho‘ike will be February 3, 2018 at PCC Sylvania. We have dinner, a silent auction and a wonderful show with a live band that gets better every year.
We participated in the Beaverton Celebration Parade in September 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 & 2016. We took 1st place in the dance team division all 8 years. You can see a video of our performance under the photo’s/video tab.
Beaverton Area Chamber of Commerce:
Hula Hālau ‘Ohana Holo‘oko‘a has been a member of the Beaverton Area Chamber of Commerce since February 2009 and Lisa Chang has been a Beaverton Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassador since June 2010, Secretary of the Ambassador committee January 2011 to December 2012, the Vice-Chair in 2013, Chair in 2014 and Ambassador Leadership team from 2013 to 2015.
Lisa Chang graduated from the Leadership Beaverton Class of 2012 and fulfilled her 2 year commitment.
City Of Beaverton Grant Recipient:
Lisa Chang received a City of Beaverton Diverse Art Offerings grant in 2017 to pursue the art of Ni'ihau shell lei making and in 2016 to purchase costumes for their sister city performance in Cheonan, South Korea.
RACC Grant Recipient:
Lisa Chang received a Professional Development grant to attend the Merrie Monarch Festival in March 2016 and attend the Waikiki Hula Conference in May 2012.
Beaverton Arts Commission Visual Arts Showcase:
Lisa Chang's Hawaiian Feather Artwork piece, Lei ‘Ōkole‘oi‘oi (Marigold), was selected 1st place in the Fine Crafts and Sculpture category in November 2011.
Beaverton Arts Commission Beaverton Arts Mix!:
Lisa Chang's 'Uli'uli Feather Gourd Rattle was selected to be in the Fine Crafts and Sculpture category in October 2014.
Chehalem Cultural Center Oregon Artist Showcase:
Lisa Chang's Hawaiian Feather Artwork piece, Lei ‘Ōkole‘oi‘oi (Marigold), was selected to be in the Oregon Arts Showcase in January 2013.
Better Business Bureau:
Hula Hālau ‘Ohana Holo‘oko‘a was a member of the Better Business Bureau from July 2008 to July 2012.
Race For The Cure:
Hula Hālau ‘Ohana Holo‘oko‘a is a supporter of the Race For The Cure since 2013 by entertaining the runner's along the race route - a non-profit that raises money for breast cancer research.
Hula Hālau ‘Ohana Holo‘oko‘a has been helping the Concordia University Hawai'i Club since 2011 by bringing our keiki's to perform in their lu'au.
Hula Hālau ‘Ohana Holo‘oko‘a is a supporter of the Sunshine Pantry - a non-profit that provides food and aloha to anyone in need in our community.
Make A Wish Foundation:
Hula Hālau ‘Ohana Holo‘oko‘a is a supporter of the Make A Wish Foundation and has provided entertainment for their auction in 2011, 2012 & 2013.
Portland Rose Festival:
Hula Hālau ‘Ohana Holo‘oko‘a is a supporter of the Portland Rose Festivaland has provided entertainment for their City Fair for the past 13 years.