Committees

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Parent Lū'au Committee Descriptions

Cargo Pickup/Delivery

  • Confirms airlines cargo arrangement and procedures, and settles cargo inventory, inspection, and no. of containers to ship.

  • Organizes drivers to pickup/deliver any required goods, flowers/greenery, etc., to transport on Packing Day or to airlines.

Costumes

  • Gathers or solicits for costumes supplies needed, and arranges pickup, preparation or purchase.

  • Sews and makes costumes as required.

Country Store

This function is a dual process here in Hawai'i, and at the lū'au with the Country Store sales. It involves telephone/fax contact, soliciting, organizational and math skills, record keeping and letter writing. It may be combined and performed with Donations Committee.

  • Solicits, purchases, and maintains inventory of required goods, items, etc. for Country Store sales and for Food Advisor, to ship thru airlines cargo.

  • Sets up and operates Country Store, including pricing, packaging and storing of all sale items and food.

  • Prepares unsold goods inventory list(s).

Decorations

  • Gathers or solicits for decorations supplies needed, and arranges pickup, preparation or purchase.

  • Prepares and makes decorations as required.

Donations

This function may be performed as a single committee.

  • Involves telephone/fax contact, soliciting, organizational and math skills, record keeping and letter writing.

  • Solicits, purchases, and maintains inventory of all required and donated goods, items, etc. for lū'au, to ship thru airlines cargo.

Flowers/Greenery

  • Gathers or solicits for flowers/greenery needed, and arranges pickup and delivery to Packing Day site.

  • Inspects, washes, box and label flowers/greenery for airlines cargo delivery.

Leis - Floral

  • Gathers or solicits for floral leis materials, and arranges pickup, preparation or purchase.

  • Sews and makes floral leis, hakus, kūpe'es, ti leaf skirts, etc.

Name Tags/ Refreshments

  • Prepares and designs name tags for parents' use, and at lū'au.

  • Organizes refreshments, snacks and/or potluck food preparation for parents' meetings and Haku Making and Packing Day crew(s).

Packing Day

  • Coordinates, organizes and handles packing duties, i.e., washing, boxing and labeling all cargo.

  • Prepares inventory cargo list(s).

Seniors' Leis

  • Gathers or solicits for satin leis supplies needed, and arranges pickup and preparation.

  • Sews and makes satin leis, for dance performers and graduating seniors of the Club.

Thank You

  • Gathers specific donated goods, items, etc. for Club and/or Food Advisors' mahalo baskets, to ship thru airlines cargo.

  • Prepares and mails O'ahu thank you letters with lū'au program books.

  • Assist State Coordinators and/or Club Advisor with packaging mahalo baskets or gifts.

Tickets

  • Accepts and submits tickets orders and payments from parents to the Club, for distribution at the Parent's Meeting on Friday, April 11, 2008 @ 10 am.

Travel Information

  • Researches, prepares, and provides travel information to parents attending lū'au. (Parents make their own reservations.)

T-Shirts

  • Accepts and submits t-shirts orders and payments from parents to the Club, for distribution to their child.

Video - DVD

  • Accepts and submits DVD orders and payments from parents to the Club, for distribution to their child.

Lū'au Food/After Party

This special committee is organized thru the Food Advisor, and only a select few parents are involved to work in the kitchen, during normal university business hours. Parents' help is needed to prepare lū'au and local food, after business hours, and on Friday/Saturday.