Dear members and friends, here are the updates on upcoming meetings and events!
  • February 3, is WHR Chinese New Year and Valentine's dinner event at Jade Dynasty Seafood Restaurant, 5:30 pm.  $45 /pp inclusive.  Please sign up below...on doodle!

Menu 

Winter melon soup 

Lobsters x 2 over E-mien  

Beijing Duck 

Braised Beef and tendon

Village style spareribs  

Mushroom vegetables 

Fried rice 

Mochi Balls in honey ginger soup (Dessert) 

  • February 10, zoom meeting, Brittany Nagasawa will give an update report on the financial market 2023.  Brittany and David are the two advisors co-managing the WHR Foundation Morgan Stanley accounts. 
  • UPDATE as of Thurs (1/19/23):  February 17, zoom meeting, the speaker is Lianne Misaki, and her topic will be Health & Wellness...
  • February 24, 12 noon, in-person meeting, at Simply Sichuan (2nd-floor private party room in Chinese Cultural Plaza, thanks to Richard Ing our speaker is Theresa Anne K. Kong Kee,  Securities Commissioner of DCCA, and her topic: Affinity Fraud and Ponzi Scheme.  Remember to sign up on doodle!
  • Sister Club, Kyoto West RC 65th Anniversary celebration - Sun & Mon, March 5 & 6, 2023.  For members & spouses.
  • Vietnam Vocational project - Tues-Mon, March 7 - 13, 2023.  For members & spouses. 
  • March 17, zoom meeting, PE Glen Suzuki will give brief summary of the Nepal relief project that he and Naomi did in December 2022.
  • The 33rd Annual Texaco Honolulu District Elementary Speech Festival Request for Support, see info below:
From: Grace Fujiyoshi <fujiyoshi.grace@gmail.com>Subject: Fwd: 33rd Annual Texaco Honolulu District Elementary Speech Festival Request for Support
 
Hi Terry, 
 
The HNL District Speech Festival is back in business as an in-person event on Sat, April 15, 2023, at Kaimuki High. who volunteered as judges. Grace Fujiyoshi asking for volunteers for this 33rd Annual Texaco Honolulu District Elementary Speech Festival Request for Support.  We have had terrific participation from West Honolulu Rotarians, who volunteered as judges.  See principal Daniel Larkin’s email, below.  Thank you, Grace.
 
Link to Principal Daniel Larkin's email:
 
Details are forthcoming on more exciting events during the 2023 year:
 
District 5000 conference in Hilo, May 19-21 at Grand Naniloa Hotel;  

Rotary International Convention May 27 -31, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia - our club will form a small group traveling to Melbourne & Sydney to attend, details to be determined;

The Kyoto West Sister Club Exchange youth visitation in July / August and David Malo Banquet for Nov. 2023...

 

Looking forward to seeing you both in person and via Zoom,
 
Thank you very much,
Terry Lo