John Hauli: The Man Behind Hauli Huvila

By on January 26, 2012. Posted in .

John Hauli The Man Behind Hauli HuvilaFinn Times reporter Tomi Hinkkanen has posted an article about John Hauli and Hauli Huvila on the site. The article provides more insight than our own History page about who Mr. Hauli was and how he ended up in the heavily Finnish populated area of Reedley, California.

It dives into how Mr. Hauli created a community space on his land and promoted gatherings for theatrical performances and events promoting worker rights. There is also a little bit of political espionage that was occurring during the 50’s. You’ll also learn how Hauli Huvila came to be and the struggles it went through to get to what Hauli Huvila is today.  Click here to view the full article at


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