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*** Press Release ***

The Board of Directors of Mo Hock Ke Lock Bo (MHKLB), parent organization of Mun Lun School, are pleased to announce their selection of Ms. Lily Shan as the next Principal.  After a rigorous selection process, she was chosen for her academic background, energetic approach and visionary ideas for the school as it enters its 109th year.

Ms. Shan was educated at the Shanghai Economic Management College in China and received a paralegal degree.  She also took law courses at East China University of Political Science and Law.  Moreover, she obtained a debate certificate from the Honolulu Community College.  Ms. Shan has been teaching at Mun Lun School for the past five years. She will be Mun Lun School’s seventh Principal in its long history of teaching the Chinese language, its culture and heritage.

Located in Chinatown Honolulu, Mun Lun School has an enrollment of over 300 students and is the largest and oldest Chinese language school in Hawaii. Mandarin and Cantonese dialects are taught by our dedicated teachers to prepare our students to engage with the Chinese speaking world. Our students have competed on the international stage and have received numerous awards in Chinese language and calligraphy competitions through the years.    

MHKLB dba Mun Lun School is a 501 (c) (3) tax exempt organization open to students from elementary school to high school regardless of ethnicity who are interested in learning the Chinese language and culture.


Baldwin Au, Chair

Principal Search Committee


Howard Lau, President

Mo Hock Ke Lock Bo

Chinese Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii announces....

Narcissus Court Activities

Mark your calendars to join the Chinese Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii with the Narcissus Court Activities!

Nov. 16, 2019             Sat                   Contestants Public Appearance

                                                            Place:   Windward Mall Shopping Center

                                                            Time:   11:00 a.m.


Nov. 16, 2019             Sat                   Contestants Public Appearance

                                                            Place:   Ohana Hale Marketplace

                                                            Time:   1:00 p.m.


Nov. 24, 2019             Sun                  Contestants Public Appearance

                                                            Place:   Kahala Mall Shopping Center

                                                            Time:   11:00 a.m.


Dec. 1, 2019                Sun                 Christmas Visitation

                                                            Place:   Palolo Chinese Home

                                                            Time:   11:30 a.m.      


Dec. 1, 2019                Sun                 Contestants Public Appearance

                                                            Place:   Ala Moana Shopping Center Centerstage

                                                            Time:   7:00 p.m.        


Jan. 11, 2020               Sat                  Narcissus Queen Pageant

                                                            Place:   Hawaii Theatre Center

                                                            Time:   8:00 p.m.


Jan. 17, 2020               Fri                   Chinatown Open House

                                                            Place:   Chinese Chamber of Commerce &

                                                                          Chinatown District

                                                            Time:   6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.


Jan. 17 & 18, 2020      Fri & Sat         Chinese New Year Celebration

                                                            Place:   Chinatown Cultural Plaza

                                                            Time:   Fri.       5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

                                                                        Sat.      9:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.


Feb. 1, 2020                Sat                  Coronation Ball

                                                            Place:   Hilton Hawaiian Village, Coral Ballroom

                                                            Time:   5:00 p.m.

Sung Ming Ting Benevolent Association Announcement

Save the Date!  Sung Ming Ting Benevolent  Association will have its Annual Christmas party on Sunday, December 1, 2019.  Please contact Sun Ming Ting Benevolent Association for details.


As part of its 100+ anniversary, Tsung Tsin Association will focus on Hakka music — its history and its impact. To this end an interest group on Hakka music is being formed under the guidance of Dr. Yuanyu Kuan of UH-Manoa. Dr. Kuan teaches Asian Studies and Music.  The meetings are at the Tsung Tsin club house at 1159 Maunakea Street in Chinatown. Members and all interested persons are invited to this meeting. If anyone has questions/topics regarding Hakka music, please email them to, and Dr. Kuan will research and incorporate them prior to our meetings.

Getting to Know our Member Society!


The Hawaii Chinese Writers' Association

The Hawaii Chinese Writers’ Association (“HCWA”) is a non-profit organization established on October 18, 1997 in the U.S. by founder and Chairperson, Sai-Lin Wong 創會會長, 黃世連 (筆名黃河浪), with Chin-Tang Lo as Honorary Chairperson 名譽會長 羅錦堂.  The Association is now headed by current President, Yip Fong 會長  葉芳,  Vice President Lian Yun 副會長    連芸 and Vice President & Treasurer Celia Ko 副會長兼財務  高于晴. The Hawaii Chinese Writers’ Association’s mission is to compile and publish Chinese literary works by writers living in Hawaii and those worldwide; to promote the Chinese culture regardless of political, religious, or ethnic background; and to sponsor exchanges between Chinese writers throughout the world.


Throughout the past 20 years, The Hawaii Chinese Writers’ Association has published 88 editions of its literary newspaper, “Pearl Harbor”, two volumes of the first ever anthology of Chinese literary works by different members of the HCWA called “Blue Hawaii”, and two international conference proceedings named “Shaking Hands With The Pacific Ocean” and “Revisiting The Banyan Tree Hometown”.  The Association has also published a series of works by individual members. All of which have been added to the library collections of universities such as Harvard, Princeton, Oxford, Beijing University, Taiwan University and The Central Library of Hong Kong, among others.


The Hawaii International Conference on Global Chinese Literature in 2011,  which was hosted by The Hawaii Chinese  Writers’ Association and sponsored by the Center for Chinese Studies at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, co-sponsored by the Confucian Academy of Hong Kong, the Department of East Asian Languages & Literatures at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, the Department of Chinese Studies at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, the Research Society of Chinese Culture, the University of Hong Kong, the Department of Chinese at the University of Macau, the College of Literature at Beijing Normal University’s Zhuhai Campus, and the Hawaii Chuk Kai Tai Chi Club, fostered literary and cultural exchanges between prestigious conference guests from the United States, Canada, China, Taiwan, Korea, Japan, Hong Kong, and Macau, and was a great opportunity for participants to share their accumulated experiences of creating global Chinese literature and exploring the future of its development while promoting Chinese language and literature in Hawaii.  The Hawaii Chinese Writers’ Association received a Proclamation issued by Governor Neil Abercrombie, and Lieutenant Governor Brian Schatz of the State of Hawaii proclaiming August 21, 2011 as “Hawaii Chinese Writers’ Association U.S.A. Day”, and received a Certificate from the Hawaii State Legislature commending this conference as well.


The Hawaii International Seminar on Guan Di Culture and the 20th Anniversary Conference of The Hawaii Chinese Writers’ Association was held jointly by The Hawaii Chinese Writers’ Association and the Chuk-Kai Tai Chi Club on October 15, 2017 at the Ala Moana Hotel’s Ilima Room devoted to expanding, strengthening, and promoting international cultural exchange and propagating the culture of Guan Di.  This event was very successful and The House of Representatives of the Twenty-ninth Legislature of the State of Hawaii issued certificate to the two hosting organizations for promoting Chinese culture and literature in Hawaii and throughout the world, and extended its warmest aloha and best wishes for continued success in all future endeavors.




       Mo Hock Ke Lock Bo (夏威夷明伦学校的母公司)董事会非常高兴地向大家宣布,我们推选单丽莉女士为下一任校长。经过严格的选拔流程,她凭借其学术背景、充满活力的工作方式以及对本校进入第109个年头所持有的愿景理念而获选。

      单丽莉女士曾就读于中国上海经济管理大学,并进修了华东政法大学的法律课程, 获得律师助理大学文凭。另外,她还获得了火奴鲁鲁社区大学的辩论证书。单女士在过去的五年间在明伦学校从事教师工作。我校在教授中文以及中国文化传承方面有着悠久校史,而她将成为第七任校长。




Baldwin Au, 主席



Howard Lau, 总裁

Mo Hock Ke Lock Bo

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