Kamehameha District Updates & News

Our Vision:

-Connect with People – We are eager and excited to Connect people with Scouting through Our Units!

-Connect with Our District – We are committed to building life long, Scouting relationships with people!

-Connect with Our Council – We are making a difference in Our Communities, taking Scouting to them!


We Believe:

-People Connected to Scouting Connect People to Scouting

-People Connected to Others Build Lasting Relationships

-Scouting People Connected to the District and Council Make a Difference


Our Mission:

Kamehameha District exists to bring Scouting to the World.  We are building an encouraging, fun, multicultural, multigenerational, creative environment where people work together, have passion and serve in their communities.

Monthly District Roundtable:      2nd Wednesday @ 7PM

                 (Starting in January Roundtable will be from 7pm-8:30pm)


Admiral Chester W Nimitz Elementary School
520 Main St  Honolulu, HI 96818


Training Topic -



Cub Scouts - More Training on New Changes, Highlight an Award (Cyber Chip)

Boy Scouts - First Aid on Scouts (Bring a Scout)

Our Annual District Dinner Award Winners

Imua Award Winners





















Kamehameha Ohana Award

Cub Scouts - The Nii Family

Boy Scouts - The Molale Family


Enji Kawamura Award (Cub Master of the Year)

Melanie Shiraishi - Pack 147


Herman Goto Award (Scout Master of the Year)

Kevin Lee - Troop 180


District Award of Merit Award

Brett Molale

Darren Cantrill

Bill Belcher


Congratulations to All who won an Award!!!

Status of the District in 2014

Total You Served: 1,225

Cub Scout Units: 21

Boy Scout Units: 28

Venture Crew Units: 10

Explorer Post: 3

Total Units: 62

Fundraising Performance: $199,319

36 Eagle Scouts

Over 3,000 Service Hours

75% of All Units Camp in 2014

2 Silver Beavers – Lokahi Molale & Alex Meza

2 New Order of the Arrow Vigil Members: 

William McMillan (Youth) &

Wes Ishizu (Adult)




Den Leader New Program Orientation

Broadcast doesn't start till the 18:00 mark

For the Link of this Broadcast, Click here...

Cubmaster New Program Orientation

Broadcast doesn't start till the 18:00 mark

For the Link of this Broadcast, Click here...



Membership Goal for 2015

Our Goal for 2015 for Membership is 1,300 Scouts.  This is a Big task to get.  You will be getting more helpful tools in recruiting via emails or on this page.  Here is one idea for all of you.

If each Unit recruits 1 Scout per month, Our District will potentially have 392 Scouts.  

It will take all of us to get this done.  We will be also having trainings at Roundtable for this.  Stay Tune! 

Venture Crew

I am pleased to announce a New Venture Crew starting up.  If you have a daugther between 14-20 years of age then this is for you.  For more information please email me.  tj.cordero@scouting.org

Friends Of Scouting Season is HERE!!!

Be on the look out for Our FOS Crew coming to Your Unit.  This is an oppurtunity to help Our District out.

Our Goal this year is $38,900.  Below is the breakdown for each Campaign.

Scouter :        $2,500 

Family :          $16,000 (Traditional Packs & Troops)

(22 Units = $727.27 so say $800 Per Unit)

LDS :              $13,400  ($1,500 per Ward)

Community:   $7,000 

Total:              $38,900





6th Year at Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor Event to feature guest appearances and motivational talks from world’s first armless pilot and first female strike fighter pilot. Honolulu, HI – Young people interested in aviation as a career, as well as school groups, Scouts, and families will want to attend Discover Your Future in Aviation at Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor Saturday, March 7 from 9:30am to 4:00pm. This is the sixth year for this special aviation day, which features aircraft flyovers, remote control aircraft demonstrations, hands-on activities, career information, interactive science exhibits, and a scavenger hunt. Guests can climb into the cockpits of some of history’s greatest aircraft and take photos in authentic flight gear, as well as fly a WWII aircraft in one of the Museum’s Combat Flight Simulators. Additional fee required for Combat Flight Simulators and guests must be seven years of age or older.

Participants may enter to win aviation prizes and Boy Scouts can fulfill requirements for merit badges. 

For more information go to http://www.pacificaviationmuseum.org/



Many of you have your Youth Protection expire soon.  Please go to www.scouting.org and review. 
Currently we have:
85%  - Have current YPT
5.9% - Will expire or has expired YPT
9.1% - Never took YPT
This is a very important thing to keep current.  This is required for any interaction with a scout. It is also required to have a current YPT for Re-Chartering. If you have any questions please contact:  

Youth Protection Champion:Susan Mitchell - ssmitchell@earthlink.net

District Training

February 28th - Charterd Organization Representative Training -

To Register Click Here...

March, April and May will be focused on Merit Badges during Our 30 minute training.

May - We are looking at Specific Leader Training.

We are also looking at having a Emergency First Responder Training.  

Thanks to the efforts of Our District Trainer - Bill Belcher we will be ready for anything.  If you would like to be apart of the training team please let Bill know at: wbelcher@msn.com or myself: tj.cordero@scouting.org


Currently For Our District:

Trained Leaders - 24.4%

Not Trained Leaders - 75.6%

Go to scouting.org to get your training!


Cub Scout Resident Camps Coming up in March!

Session 1 - 3/19-21 - Click Here to Register...

Session 2 - 3/27-29 - Click Here to Register...

Cub Resident Camp is a short-term camping experience designed to introduce Cubs and their parents to a theme-based, summertime camping experience. It's three days and two nights of exciting and adventurous activities that will make a lifetime of memories. Cub Resident Camp is held at Camp Pupukea on the beautiful North Shore of Hawaii.

A Message from Our District Commissioner to Our District Commissioners:

Aloha All,

  1.  We will be conducting Basic Unit Commissioner training on March 7, 2015 at the LDS Laie Stake center concurrent with the Basic leader training being hosted by Hukilau District.  Sessions will begin at 8 am.  Additionally, we will be conducting District Commissioner and Assistant District Commissioner Training.  We do plan on incorporating the new Commissioner Tools into the training since the Aloha Council will be shifting from UVTS to Commissioner Tools on the first of March. 
  2. For the LDS side, keep March 28, 2015 open since The LDS Little Philmont is scheduled.   More info to follow
  3. Please conduct your visits and log immediately under UVTS.  We have a week left before the changeover from UVTS to Commissioner Tools.  Once Commissioner Tools is online, Please conduct a detailed Assessment of your units and use the Commissioner tools to document since the new standard is 6 visits with one of the visits being a detailed assessment.
  4. The District Dinner is this Wednesday.  Please join us in recognizing our volunteers and district Eagle scouts for the past year.
  5. For the March Boy scout Roundtable, the topic will be First Aid for Boys.  Please encourage the leaders to attend and bring a boy.(SPL)


Karl K. Sakai

Kamehameha District Commissioner

If you are interested in becoming a Unit Commissioner please contact Karl at kazman@iname.com


Order of the Arrow Kamehameha District Spring Camporee

Click on flyer to Register

Thpremier adult leadership

development course!



 Lokahi Molale, Course Director

2-Weekend Course
Aug 28-Aug 30, & Sept 11-13

For more Information and to Register Click Here...


 Calendar Snapshot


28 -     Charter Organization Representative Training


4 -      OA LEC Meeting

11 -     Roundtable

18 -    OA Chapter Meeting

19-21  Cub Scout Resident Camp

27-29  Cub Scout Resident Camp

25 -     Commissioner/Committee Meeting

26 -     Prince Jonah Kuhio Day

27-28  OA Vigil Weekend & Fellowship

29 -     Palm Sunday



1 -      OA LEC Meeting

3 -      Good Friday

5 -       Easter

15 -     OA Chapter Meeting

17-19  OA District Camporee



For those getting their Eagle rank

As a special Aloha Council recognition of his fine achievement, we would like to feature your son on our “Eagle Scouts Wall of Honor” at our Council Service Center.

If you choose to participate, Stan Wright Photography will take a complimentary 8” x 10” photo of your son. Please be sure that your son has sewn on his Eagle badge before taking the photo.  The photo will be displayed on our Honor Wall and given to you to keep after it has been prominently displayed for a period of time. You may contact Stan Wright at 352-6197 to make arrangements so we can showcase your son. 

We also encourage you to send your Eagle Court of Honor invitation to the National Eagle Scout Association, Aloha Chapter.  This committee would be pleased to send you a congratulatory certificate, and if scheduling permits, a representative would be honored to attend your Court of Honor to make the presentation. Please forward all information to Marilyn Fowler at the council address or Marilyn.fowler@scouting.org.

Don’t forget about the Eagle Scout Banquet on Friday, May 1, 2015 at the Honolulu Country Club.


Volunteer opportunities


Volunteer to Make a Lei for Memorial Day: Tuesdays May 12 & 19; 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Make ti leaf lei to be placed on the graves of veterans for the Mayor’s Memorial Day Ceremony

at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl.

Foster Botanical Garden   

Fee: FREE      Registration Required: Phone 522-7066


Volunteer to Make a Lei for Memorial Day: Fridays May 15 & 22; 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Make ti leaf lei to be placed on the graves of veterans for the Mayor’s Memorial Day Ceremony at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl.

Wahiawa Botanical Garden         

Fee: FREE      Registration Required: Phone 522-7066

Key 4 Information:
Karl Sakai – District Commissionerkazman@iname.com
Keith Miner  – District Chairmanminerkeith@rocketmail.com
Darren Cantrill – District Program Chair dcantrill@gmail.com
TJ Cordero – District Executive – tj.cordero@scouting.org
District Committee Chairs:

Membership Chair - Christyi Servaes pack297.committeechair@gmail.com

Camping and Outdoors Chair - Alex Meza - ameza808@gmail.com

Advancement Chair - Bruce Almeida brucealmeida@gmail.com

Training Chair - Bill Belcherwbelcher@msn.com

Activates and Events Chair - Lokahi Molale - troopguidelokahi@yahoo.com

Youth Protection Champion - Susan Mitchell - ssmitchell@earthlink.net


Volunteer Positions at the District Level - We are looking for a few Volunteers to fill a few positions at Our District Level.  If you are interested please let me know.   TJ
**** Please any Unit Leaders or Committee Chairs, If you have any applications you are sitting on please turn them in ASAP****
If I have missed anything please let me know.  Also, please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns you may have.  Thank you all for all your hard work and love for Our District and for Scouting.
Register a 2016 Philmont Scout Ranch Expedition




Greetings From Philmont Scout Ranch!

Are you or someone you know interested in a 2016 High Adventure experience?



On October 29th, 2014 the registration entry period for

2016 Philmont 12-day and 7-day expeditions begins. This short period lasts only through November 19th, 2014


Who Can Register? - Each unit (Troop, Venturing Crew, Varsity Team, Post or Ship) is entitled to register for one 2016 reservation entry. Representatives responsible for multiple units may register each of these units using the online reservation entry system. The minimum reservation size is one crew of 7 people. Individual unit reservations may include multiple crews but never more than 12 people per crew. 


Reservation Requirements - View the complete summary of 2016 reservation requirements and opportunities by clicking the link below.





New in 2016 Units may attend Philmont Scout Ranch in consecutive seasons. In other words, if you have a confirmed 2015 reservation, you may be considered for a 2016 reservation as well.


Yours in Scouting,


Philmont Scout Ranch

17 Deer Run Rd

Cimarron, NM

P: (575) 376-2281










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