Liliana Ballesteros will be Speaking Aug 4

Ballesteros joined Ala Moana Center in August 2018 as the associate general manager. In her new role as a property manager, Ballesteros will oversee and manage the Ala Moana Medical Building, the Ala Moana Pacific Center, and nearly 200 tenants, including doctors, dentists, and other office tenants. Prior to joining Ala Moana Center, she was a revenue manager/operations manager at Hilton Hawaiian Village Beach Resort and Spa, and also worked for the City of El Paso as an airport operations manager and budget management analyst. She currently serves as deputy commander HI-078 for the Civil Air Patrol. Ballesteros received a bachelor’s degree in business management with a minor in aviation from Park University.

Pictures on Rotary Installation Dinner  on July 15, 2023
Out going PP Terry Lo and his Board
President Glen and his new Board
A well attended dinner with DG Mark installing Glen.  Gift Presentation.
Upcoming WHR Meetings & Events , Kyoto Students visitation- SAVE THE DATE!
Aloha members and friends, here are the updates on upcoming meetings and events!

Chiyomi Choy, Director of Programs Speaker for July 28.Family Programs Hawaii -Strengthening Families in Hawaii - Family Programs Hawaii

This will be an in person meeting at Simply Sichuan Restaurant at Cultural Plaza, 100 N. Beretania St. 2nd fl. Please sign up with Club Runner Invite to RSVP.
 Pacific Club (details forthcoming and starting August or September).  The 5th Friday, if any, will be a pau hana social.  Please note the dates and locations on our website and bulletins for information.   In between, meetings will be on Zoom.  Same Zoom link:  Meeting ID: 817 8451 0005, Passcode: 253649


Looking forward to seeing you both in person and via Zoom,
Update 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 13.  They will send 2 girls over.  A sign up sheet for members' participation on the tours, and meals sent out via email to all on June 6.  Please sign up to help hosting the girls in lunch, dinner, activities, your support is highly appreciated.   They will arrive on Aug 4, All Nippon Air NH186 at 10:30 am.  Depart on Aug 13, on NH183 at 11:30 am.  Thank you to the members Derek Tenn, Grace Fujiyoshi, Roland Chun, Kevin Sakamoto, to host the lodging for the girls.

Plan to join the Aug 5 Saturday, welcome picnic event at Magic Island for the 2 visiting students.  Derek Tenn is setting up the picnic, please sign up with Club Runner Invite to RSVP.

Farewell party for the Kyoto Students are schedule on Aug 11 Friday, at Koolani Condo Doug Yee's place, party room, thank you to Doug and Caroline who made the reservation for this event.  Please sign up with Club Runner Invite to RSVP

Thank you.  Elvira Lo

Upcoming Events
Mtg- Speaker Kim Paez
Jul 21, 2023
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Mtg- Speaker Chiyomi Choy
Simply Sichuan, 2nd Fl
Jul 28, 2023
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Mtg - Speaker Liliana Ballesteros
Aug 04, 2023
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Magic Island Picnic with the Students
Magic Island
Aug 05, 2023
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Kyoto Students Farewell Party
Doug Yee's condo
Aug 11, 2023
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
DARK for Admissions Day
Aug 18, 2023
Mtg- Speaker TBD
Aug 25, 2023
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Mtg- Speaker TBD
Sep 01, 2023
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Mtg- Speaker TBD
Simply Sichuan, 2nd Fl
Sep 08, 2023
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Mtg - Speaker TBD
Sep 15, 2023
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
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Rotary Anniversaries
Join Date
Glenn Wachi
July 1, 1987
36 years
Trista Ng
July 2, 2021
2 years
Betty Brow
July 22, 2016
7 years
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