Upcoming Events
Mtg - Zoom Speaker TBD
Dec 04, 2020
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Mtg- Zoom Speaker TBD
Dec 11, 2020
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
DARK - No Meeting
Dec 18, 2020
DARK - No meeting- Happy Holidays!
Dec 25, 2020
No Meeting - Happy New Year!
Jan 01, 2021
Mtg- Zoom Speaker TBD
Jan 08, 2021
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Mtg- Zoom Speaker TBD
Jan 15, 2021
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
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Speaker info and sign up for Fri Dec 4
Our speaker on Dec 4 will be Lisa Foth of Maui Chocolates!

BIO:  As Vice President & General Manager, Lisa Foth is responsible for overall business planning and execution, sales, marketing, fulfillment, finance, human resources, compliance, and external services.  Lisa previously led the Fulfillment Team streamlining packaging, labeling, and shipping of all MKEC products, including customizing products with flavors and personalized labels. She can also put together 10,000 Easter baskets in 10 days (yes, she did that for a small town in Minnesota that was devastated by a tornado!)—and did we mention, she also makes a mean bar of chocolate? 

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Meeting ID: 824 1362 9969
Password: 808808
Phone:  +1 346 248 7799
Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact me.
Richard A. Ing
Telephone: (808) 533-3999
Picture from Thanksgiving Dinner Givaway!
WHR Up coming events - Poll for December 20th, Xmas Meeting!
From: <>
Sent: Friday, November 13, 2020 12:51 PM
Subject: Up coming events- Poll for December 20th, Xmas Meeting
With the Covid-19 in Tier 2 Level we have an opportunity to hold an in person Christmas Event at the Oahu Country Club on Sunday,  December 20th.  I have requested the open lanai area to hold our function  and will have an appropriate program for the event.  Before we go any further with the planning I have requested a poll to see if the enough members will support this event.  This poll is " not a firm commitment " to atttend.  If in December within the cancellatiion agreement period  we wish to cancel we will do so.  As such, your safety and comfort is always at the forefront of every activity we do.  It is very important  that we get full participation in this poll. 
Please paricipate and send in your response during the week of the survey by clicking onto the link below:   
Thank you!
Jeff Pang
UPDATES:  re WHR Announcements
Below is the information for next week's project - PPE Delivery at Fern Elementary
PPE Delivery - Fern Elementary School
Please join us as West Honolulu Rotarians deliver important PPE to Fern Elementary School. The PPE supplies will be brought by fellow Rotarians. Additional information below:
Location: Fern Elementary School (1121 Middle Street, Honolulu, HI 96819)
Parking: Please park in any empty stall or along the drop-off curb directly in front of the Office double doors. If space is limited along the drop-off curb, please reserve that area for those who are bringing PPE.
Date and Time: Thursday, December 3, 9:00 am
Apparel and what to bring: Feel free to wear your Rotary apparel since we'll take a few pictures. Dress comfortably since we'll be moving PPE. Bring a mask and maybe a handcart, if you have one.
Items we'll be delivering:
  1. Hand Sanitizer
  2. Hand Sanitizing Wipes
  3. Gloves
  4. Disposable Masks
  5. Face Shields
Please click onto the link below, to sign up for (WHR "PPE Delivery at Fern Elementary")
Tree Planting
WHR has signed up for 2 dates. If you're interested, we are asking for 5 volunteers per date and time. You can use a lot of the same information in this (BELOW) e-newsletter (e.g., 5 per timeslot, holes already are dug, 10 trees per volunteer, etc.). 
December 12 OR January 23 from 10:30am-12:30pm.
Please click onto the link below, to sign up for (WHR "Tree Planting" -- 12/12/2020):
Please click onto the link below, to sign up for (WHR "Tree Planting" -- 1/23/2021):
Questions: Feel free contact Cici Fong with questions, or 808-429-8535.
Thank you,
Cici Fong
ROTARY GIVES THANKS 2020 - Tree Planting Project
To: Rotarians,
We would like to cordially invite you and your club to the Rotary Gives Thanks 2020 project.  Especially with the recent spikes in report cases, we want to be sensitive about your Covid-19 concerns and smart about our approach.  Therefore, we have decided to forego the single day event in favor of multiple Saturdays between November 28, 2020 to February 20, 2021. 
To participate in this year's Rotary Gives Thanks event, please designate a Tree Planting Ambassador* to email with the following information: 1) # of estimated Saturdays your club is willing to participate, 2) # of estimated volunteers, and 3) the best way to contact you going forward.  Please respond by October 3rd.  This is only to help schedule out the months.  In a time where things change on a weekly basis, we understand that this is not a firm commitment and will be subject to change. 
* Tree Planting Ambassador (TPA) will be the point of contact with the Tree Planting Committee.  Anyone individual may be a TPA and there can be more than one per group.  Generally, there will be one TPA per shift.
The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago.  The second best time is NOW! 
This year, join us as Rotary Gives Thanks by planting 5,000 Hawaiian Native Milo Trees to combat climate change!
Our Covid Strategy:
The planting area at Gunstock Ranch is 5 acres!  This gives us ample space to socially distance in the vast, open-air area.  Furthermore, each tree will be planted in a pre-dug hole that is 10 ft apart from each other!  Planting will be coordinated with regards to teams and planting zones.  The number of participants in a team will depend on the current guidance by the government (ie. no more than 5 per team).   To give you an idea of the planting zones, please see the sample below.  Only one team will be present on each planting zone and will be planting in the same direction as the other teams.  This will decrease the likelihood of teams of being in proximity of one another. 
WhereGunstock Ranch (56-250 Kamehameha Hwy)
When: Saturdays starting November 28th thru February 20, 2021*. Shift times:
  •8:30am - 10:30am
  •10:30am - 12:30pm
  •2:30pm - 2:30pm
  •2:30pm - 4:30pm
* - Date and times may be impacted by Covid-19.
What: Each person will plant 10 trees.  These trees will never be cut down or sold for profit.   
How: Holes are pre-dug!  Training, equipment, parking, and directions will be provided.
If you are interested in volunteering, please email with the number of volunteers, which Saturday(s) you are available, and what time(s).  Or sign up for one of our “pick-up” shifts at Eventbrite. 
Let’s plant a clean, bright future for our keiki.
The Tree Planting Committee
If you want to learn more, please visit the Rotary Eco Club of Kaka’ako’s website at or email
RI Convention 2021
From: Randy Hart <>

All D5000 Rotarians,
As your DGND I get the dubious honor of chairing the D5000 sign up for the RI 2021 convention in Taipei. First up though is to register for the convention. In summary, more detail attached and much more at the website:

-  RI will totally refund your registration fee if the convention is cancelled.
-  Host Hospitality Night seems to always sell out, so sign up early.
-  Lot's more info to follow as we move forward.

Looking forward to a great time in Taipei with a bunch of D5000 Rotarians.
Please click onto the link for more details:
70th Anniversary Update
The 70th anniversary celebration chair and committee decided to postpone the event to 2021, date TBD by Chair Derek Tenn.