Cattleya Species Will Be Discussed at Wednesday’s (June 14) Meeting of HOS

Cattleya Species Will Be Discussed at Wednesday’s (June 14) Meeting of HOS

Cattleya species will be the topic of discussion at Wednesday’s (June 14, 2017) general membership meeting of the Honolulu Orchid Society (HOS).  The presenter will be Roy Andrade who will be describing and showing photos of some of the major cattleya species which are the building blocks of today’s popular cattleya hybrids.  Roy is President of the Ewa Orchid Society and a judge of the American Orchid Society and Honolulu Orchid Society. The Honolulu Orchid Society meeting will be held more »

The 2017 Manoa Orchid Show All Pau

The 2017 Manoa Orchid Show All Pau

The 2017 Manoa Orchid Show ended at 3:00 PM on Sunday, May 7, 2017.  The Honolulu Orchid Society participated in the Show with a landscape display of colorful orchids.  The display which took second place in the Show featured Ken and Aileen Ching’s huge Oncidium sphacelatum.  Their Oncidium won the Best in Show trophy.  The construction of the display was co-chaired by Robert and JoAnn Higuchi.  They had a lot of help.  Construction started at 5:30 PM and ended at more »

‘Building a Shade House’ Will Be Topic of May Meeting

‘Building a Shade House’ Will Be Topic of May Meeting

Do you need a shade house to protect your orchids and tillandsias from the bright Hawaiian sunlight?  If you do, come to Wednesday’s (May 10, 2017) meeting of the Honolulu Orchid Society.  Calvin Abe and Melvin Waki will demonstrate how easy it is to build a simple shade house using fittings and supplies from E-Z Corners.  They will actually construct a shade house at the meeting.  The speakers will also show pictures of the shade houses that they and others more »

Manoa Orchid Show This Weekend

Manoa Orchid Show This Weekend

The Manoa Orchid Show will be held this weekend at the Noelani Elementary School Cafeteria.  The Show opens at 8:30 AM on Saturday, May 6, 2017 and closes for the night at 4:00 PM.  The Show reopens on Sunday at 8:30 AM and finishes at 3:00 PM with plant sales closing at 2:30 PM.  The Honolulu Orchid Society (HOS) will be one of four societies putting up a display at the Show.  Members who wish to display their blooming orchid more »

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