Hilo District 5000 Convention
Rotary Installation Dinner July 15, 2023
The West Honolulu Rotary Club installation dinner is set on July 15, 2023, 5:30 pm at 3660 On The Rise, President elect Glenn Suzuki and his board will be install as the New President, Terry Lo and his board will be celebrating their retirement as the President and board members,  please save the date and plan to attend this annual event, details will be followed shortly.
Janet Covington from Child & Family Service Speaking June 2
On Friday, June 2nd, our speaker will be Janet Covington.
Janet Covington, LMFT, LMHC, NCC
Clinic Director
Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Child & Family Service
Janet Covington is the Clinic Director for the Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Child & Family Service.  The clinic officially opened September 8, 2020; she is a member of the opening team and is responsible for managing the fiscal, administrative, and clinical operations of the clinic. Covington possesses 15-years of clinical experience providing evidence-based treatment to individuals, couples, and families and over 25-years of supervisory, administrative, and managerial expertise working within non-profit and for-profit organizations.   She is a licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT), a licensed mental health counselor (LMHC), and a National Certified Counselor (NCC).  
Covington’s clinical background includes serving as the Psychological Health Coordinator with the Hawaii Army National Guard, the Joint Forces Support Assistance Program Military and Family Life Counselor (MFLC), and as a MFLC assigned to active duty installations and to elementary and middle schools identified as having a large military student population.  She was a Behavioral Health Specialist with the Department of Education at Leilehua High School in Wahiawa.
Covington’s administrative experience includes working as the Development Director of the state’s largest animal welfare organization and as the Executive Director of the state’s largest multi-cultural festival.  She served in leadership positions within the travel and marketing/public relations industries.
Covington has a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Chaminade University and a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the University of Hawaii at Manoa.  She is a member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, the Hawaiian Islands Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, and the Hawaii Psychological Association.  She resides in Wahiawa with her husband, who served in the U.S. Air Force.  Her father is retired from the U.S. Army.
Upcoming WHR Meetings & Events - SAVE THE DATE!
Dear members and friends, here are the updates on upcoming meetings and events!
  • May 26 DARK, it's the Rotary Convention in Australia Melbourne, our PDG Naomi and Ron Young along with Jeff Pang and Grace Fujiyoshi will attend.
Zoom mtg. Link:  Meeting ID: 817 8451 0005, Passcode: 253649
  • The next Assembly is June 9, 5:30 pm at Koolani Condo 3rd fl, (Douglas Yee's condo).  Address:  1177 Queen St, for Members only, please sign up and save the date!  Members only.  This will be last Assembly for this Rotary year.  
**More details are forthcoming on more exciting events during the 2023 year:**
  • 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;
  • Installation banquet July 15 at 3660 in the Rise
  • The Kyoto West Sister Club Exchange youth visitation dates are August 4 to August 14, 2023. 
  • David Malo Banquet is schedule for Oct 2024.

Looking forward to seeing you both in person and via Zoom,

Thank you very much,
Terry Lo

Updated on Kyoto Student Exchange Youth visitation this summer month of the August.  After being paused for 3 years, finally, we can resume the program.  During the Kyoto 65th Anniversary Celebration in Mar 2023, they are really excited about the program and will send students to Honolulu this summer from August 4 through August 14.  They will send 2 girls over.  A sign up sheet for members' participation on the lodging, tours, and meals sent out via email to all the members on May 19.  Please sign up to help hosting the girls in lunch, dinner, activities, your support is highly appreciated.   More information will share as soon as we got their flights schedule.

Thank you.  Elvira Lo

Upcoming Events
DARK for RI Convention Melbourne
May 26, 2023
Mtg- Speaker Child & Family Services
Jun 02, 2023
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Club Assembly-Members only
Jun 09, 2023
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Mtg- Speaker TBD
Jun 16, 2023
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Mtg- Speaker TBD
Jun 23, 2023
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Mtg- Speaker TBD
Jun 30, 2023
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Mtg- Speaker TBD
Jul 07, 2023
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Officer Installation Banquet
3660 on the Rise
Jul 15, 2023
5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
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Rotary Anniversaries
Join Date
Cleigh Pang
May 1, 1985
38 years
Nalani Blaisdell-Brennan
May 7, 2012
11 years
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