Silent Auction to Be Held March 8, 2017

Silent Auction to Be Held March 8, 2017

The Honolulu Orchid Society will be holding its annual Silent Auction beginning at 7:00 PM on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at the Lanakila Elementary School Cafeteria.  The Silent Auction is the Society’s major fund raiser to support orchid education and outreach programs.  The auction is being chaired by Ben Kodama, Jr.  More than 20 nurseries throughout the State and HOS members will be donating plants for the auction.  The public is more than welcome to participate in the event.  The more »

Mark Your Calendar

Mark Your Calendar

This Post highlights the major events that will be occurring in February and March for HOS members.  On February 11, there will be a field trip to the Kawamoto Orchid Nursery.  The field trip will give members an opportunity to see a wide variety of orchids.  The Kawamoto’s have a large collection of Orchid species and Tillandsias.  The month of March will especially be a busy month with a Silent Auction scheduled for the March 8 general membership meeting.  Members more »

Robert and JoAnn Higuchi Selected as HOS’ 2016 Orchidists of the Year

Robert and JoAnn Higuchi Selected as HOS’ 2016 Orchidists of the Year

Robert and JoAnn Higuchi were announced as the Honolulu Orchid Society’s 2016 Orchidists of the Year.  Past President Ruth Chun presented the husband and wife team with the award at the Society’s Annual Banquet held on Sunday, January 29 at the Hale Ikena Restaurant.  For the past two years, JoAnn chaired the HOS display at the Manoa Orchid Show and co-chaired the HOS Sales Table at the HOS Annual Orchid Show while Robert chaired the Election Committee.  They donated refreshments more »

February General Membership Meeting

February General Membership Meeting

Dr. Janice Uchida of the University of Hawaii will be the featured speaker at Wednesday’s (February 8, 2017) general membership meeting at the Lanakila Elementary School Cafeteria.  The meeting will start at 7:00 PM.  Dr. Uchida will be updating the membership on Fusarium, a devastating fungal disease that affects orchids.  She will also give a report on the plant samples that were brought in by members and analyzed by the University of Hawaii. Click on the Post to get a more »

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