West Hawai‘i Realtors to Host Kona Historical Society Golf Fundraiser

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The Club at Hokuli‘a in Kealakekua. Club at Hokuli‘a website photo.

The West Hawaii Association of REALTORS (WHAR) is holding its Golf Tournament and Luncheon Fundraiser for the Kona Historical Society at The Club at Hokuli‘a in Kealakekua on Sept.11, 2017.

Four-person teams and individual golfers are invited to compete.

Tee time is set for 10 a.m. at The Club at Hokuli‘a’s Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course, a private, oceanside course, where every hole is framed by an ocean view—some holes running along the ocean.

Registration begins at 9 a.m.; a blessing will be held at 9:30 a.m.


In addition to the lively competition and the landscape rarely accessed by non-members of the club, the tournament will include door prizes, gift certificates for the Hokuli‘a Pro Shop and the giveaway of a car from Big Island Honda for a hole-in-one.

The Club at Hokuli‘a in Kealakekua. Club at Hokuli‘a website photo.

Participation in the tournament includes a buffet luncheon featuring grilled tri-tip roast, seared ahi and more elegant dishes highlighting fresh flavors and local ingredients.

Beer, wine and alcohol-free beverages are included in the luncheon.

Non-golfers interested in supporting Kona Historical Society can also purchase tickets for $35 to attend the luncheon only, which will feature a presentation from Hokuli‘a Cultural Liaison Kaleo Kuali‘i about the significance of the seldom-visited Hokukano area.


There will also be a silent auction of five large, rare canvas photo prints from Kona Historical Society’s private archive.

Kona Historical Society will also auction a gorgeous East Indian Rosewood dining table with renowned Hawai‘i historical provenance.

Silent auction bids will be accepted throughout the day. Winning bidders will be announced at the end of the luncheon.

The cost per person when signing up as a team is $250; the cost for individuals is $275.


To register your team for the tournament, go online to download a registration form and submit it to [email protected].

Fidelity National Title & Escrow of Hawaii is the Premiere Sponsor of this tournament.

The Club at Hokuli‘a is located at 81-6636 Pu’u Ohau Place.

About the Kona Historical Society

Kona Historical Society is a community-based, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and Smithsonian Museum affiliate that has spent the past four decades collecting, preserving and sharing the history of the Kona districts and their rich cultural heritage within Hawai‘i. Since 2012, WHAR has chosen a charity to dedicate fundraising efforts to every year. This year, WHAR is proud to choose Kona Historical Society as WHAR’s Charity of Choice. West Hawaii Association of REALTORS® (WHAR) is a voluntary professional association of real estate licensees primarily spanning the West Hawaii area of the Big Island of Hawai‘i from Hawi at the northern end of the island to Na‘alehu at the southern end. The West Hawaii Association of REALTORS® was organized in 1969 and is a nonprofit corporation.

For more information about Kona Historical Society, call (808) 323-3222 or visit

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