2012 Chinese New Year
City and County of Honolulu’s
Month in Chinatown 2012
About Sponsoring Organizations
The City and County of Honolulu is the 12th largest municipality in the country and is home to more than 905,000 residents. The Carlisle administration is committed to these principles: fiscal accountability and integrity … providing essential public services in the most efficient manner … honest and open relationships with our co-leaders and fellow employees in government … creating solutions to the challenges we all face … enhancing our quality of life … and, above all, serving the people of the City and County of Honolulu -- our home --with pride and the spirit of aloha.
Chinatown Merchants Association
The Chinatown Merchants Association (CMA) is comprised of volunteers dedicated to serving the Chinese community by perpetuating the Chinese heritage through younger generations. Annual events include Honolulu’s Night in Chinatown, Dragon Boat Races, and various parades and street fairs.
Chinese Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii
The mission of the Chinese Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii is to promote business and economic development by focusing on China and Southeast Asia, preserve Chinese culture, and encourage civic responsibility.
United Chinese Coalition
The United Chinese Coalition (UCC) promotes awareness of Chinese culture and tradition in Hawaii. UCC sponsors the Chinese New Year Festival, Chinese New Year Charity Show, Buddha’s Birthday Festival, and the Chinese Moon Festival.
Honolulu Chinese Jaycees
The Honolulu Chinese Jaycees (HCJ) members come from all cultural and professional backgrounds. They plan, implement, and participate in community service projects that allow them to sharpen their managerial skills to better serve the public. HCJ primarily serves the state of Hawaii, but many large projects, including the International Youth Art Exchange and the Month in Chinatown, cross international boundaries and bring people together from across the globe. The HCJ has played a key role in training Hawaii’s young leaders in volunteer service to the community.
The ARTS at Marks Garage
A key community project of the Hawai‘i Arts Alliance, The ARTS at Marks Garage is a collaborative gallery, performance, and office space for businesses and non-profit organizations aiming to revitalize downtown Honolulu through the power of the arts.