Upcoming Events
Mtg-Speaker - Robbie Ann Kane
Plaza Club 20th Fl
Feb 01, 2019
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
No Meeting - Dark for Chinese New Year
Feb 08, 2019
Chinese New Year Dinner
Mandalay Restaurant
Feb 09, 2019
5:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Mtg - Speaker Daniel Kim, Leadership & Coaching
Plaza Club, 20th Fl
Feb 15, 2019
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Mtg -Speaker- Dr. Sarah Park
Plaza Club, 20th Fl
Feb 22, 2019
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Mtg-Speaker TBD
Plaza Club, 20th Floor
Mar 01, 2019
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Mtg- Speaker TBD
Plaza Club, 20th floor
Mar 08, 2019
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Mary Kawena Pukui Award Luncheon
Plaza Club, 20th Floor
Mar 15, 2019
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Mtg-Speaker TBD
Plaza Club 20th floor
Mar 22, 2019
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Russell Hampton
National Awards Services Inc.
WHR Dictionary Program at Fern and Kaewai Elementary Schools - Thurs Jan 31!
Please come and join will be on Thursday, Jan 31, at 12:30 p.m. at Fern Elementary, in the cafeteria, and 1:30 p.m. at Kaewai Elementary, in the library.  Please let our members know about this and encourage them to participate...
Kahu John Vaughn and Mona Choy-Beddow
Community Service Chairs
Speaker info for Feb 1 Mtg:  Robbie Kane
Please come and join us for lunch at the Plaza Club and meet our speaker, Robbie Kane to hear about Hawaii Community Foundation programs. One of which involves "Social-Emotion Leaning".  Please sign up and save the date!   
Please click onto the link to sign up:
Robbie Ann Kane is currently the Director of Programs for Omidyar Initiatives at the Hawai‘i Community Foundation (HCF). Since 2011, she has worked on a number of major statewide initiatives including efforts to support Hawai‘i State Government to improve its technology and business practices to better serve the public; to share global peace leaders with Hawai‘i’s youth and community to encourage continued compassion and acts of aloha; to develop leaders to address community issues; to address the social and emotional health of Hawai‘i’s youth; to address the needs of early childhood; and to support high-performing community organizations throughout the state.
She previously served as Product Development Manager of the Hawai‘i Tourism Authority, overseeing programs to grow and enrich Hawai‘i’s inventory of tourism product offerings. As the Economic Development Coordinator for the County of Maui, she managed efforts to strengthen Maui’s economy working in all industry sectors including tourism, agriculture, technology, film, sports, and the environment. She has also worked as the Urban Land Institute Hawai‘i District Council Coordinator, and the Marketing & Project Consultant for the Hawai‘i Food Manufacturers Association, along with various positions with the State of Hawai‘i, primarily in the areas of international business, economic development, and career development.
She has served on various boards and committees including Maui Visitors Bureau, Tri-Isle Resource Conservation and Development Council, Agricultural Leadership Foundation of Hawai‘i, Academy of Travel and Tourism – Maui, Maui Economic Development Board, Maui Private Industry Council, the International Festivals & Events Association Foundation, the Hawai‘i State Scenic Byways Committee, and the University of Hawai‘i Sea Grant Advisory Council. She currently serves on the Hawaiian Historical Society board. She has her MA from the University of California at Santa Barbara, and her BA from Pomona College in Claremont, California.
Dark for Chinese New Year - NO MTG. on Fri, Feb 8 at the Plaza Club!
UPDATE:  Chinese New Years Banquet - Sat, Feb. 9th!
Board and Assembly meetings will be held at 5:00 p.m.prior to the dinner at 6:00 p.m.
Chinese New Years Banquet on Sat., Feb. 9, at 6:00 PM at Mandalay Chinese Restaurant on Alakea Street.
Cost: $30.00 per person (Club will cover, $10.00).  
Members and their guests are welcome to this dinner celebrating the Year of the Boar!
Please click onto the link to sign up:
Oahu Foundation Event, Sat, Feb 2 - Celebrating Foundation Heroes Around the Islands
Aloha Wonderful O’ahu Rotarians!
We are celebrating our projects and the heroes who make them happen in our district.  Brenda Cressey, TRF Foundation Trustee and her husband, Dick, are our special guests.  They will visit each island to join us as we celebrate our accomplishments.  Events will be held in Kona, Hilo, Maui, Kauai and in Honolulu.  The Oahu event is on February 2 and is at the Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum on Ford Island.  We feature entertainment, a catered meal by Tanioka’s, and a chance to celebrate good work and to recognize those who have made it happen.
Cost is $65, and proceeds go to The Rotary Foundation.  Dress is aloha attire.  If you have an active or retired military ID, you may drive onto Ford Island.  For all, we have provided free shuttle bus service form the Arizona Memorial parking area, with shuttles  5:30 -6:30PM, returning 9:00-9:30PM.  The event runs from 6 PM to 9:00PM.
Ticket price includes the meal, soft drinks, coffee and one wine or beer ticket. 
For questions, please contact me at (808)-375-2439, or at:
Mahalo-See You There!
Naomi Masuno
Hong Kong Island West is celebrating their 65th Anniversary
Hong Kong Island West RC, our sister club, is celebrating their 65th anniversary from April 12 to 14, 2019.  
Please contact Terry Lo or Roland Chun, if interested.  Thank you!