The 2014 Honolulu Orchid Society Show is less than a month away. Show co-chairs Williette Wong and Ben Sills are working hard to make this one of the best shows that the Society has had over the last several years. Dubbed as the 75th Diamond Jubilee Orchid Show and Plant Sale, Williette and Ben are tinkering with ideas to improve attendance and interest. The Show will be held from October 10 through October 12 at the Washington Middle School Cafeteria. Show hours are shown on the poster below. Society members and friends who wish to help at the Show should contact Williette at 488-2262. More updates will follow.
The Honolulu Orchid Society was one of four guest societies that put up displays at the 2014 Ewa Orchid Show. The colorful HOS display took the second place display trophy. All of the displays incorporated the Show’s theme which was Orchid Carnival. The Ewa Orchid Show was held at the Ewa Elementary School Cafeteria located at 91-1280 Renton Road. The Show opened at 9:00 AM on Friday, July 18 and closed on Sunday, July 20 at 3:00 PM.
Thirteen orchid plants were given merit awards by the Honolulu Orchid Society Judges during the first half of this calendar year. Photographs of the awarded plants may be viewed on the HOS website at this link: 2014 HOS Merit Awards
The Honolulu Orchid Society was one of six societies that put up a display at the 2014 Aiea Orchid Show. The HOS display was constructed under the leadership of Show Chairman Williette Wong. The display took the second place trophy and a $100 cash prize. It was a beautiful and colorful display. Williette was helped by Carol De Witt, Ben Sills, Calvin Abe, Sherry Abe, Ronald Yamauchi, Melvin Waki and Inez Brunson.
The Aiea Orchid Show opened on Friday, June 6 and will continue through the weekend closing on Sunday at 3:00 PM. Click on the photos below for a larger, higher resolution image.