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Month: May 2011

Election of 2012 Officers and Trustees Held at July Membership Meeting

Election of 2012 Officers and Trustees Held at July Membership Meeting

Election of Officers and Trustees for 2012 was conducted during the July 13, 2011 General Membership Meeting of the Honolulu Orchid Society.  The slate recommended by the Nomination Committee headed by Ikaika Peltier was unanimously accepted and elected by the members present.  The following Officers and Trustees will be running the Society in 2012: President–Ruth Chun 1st Vice President–Robert Moffitt 2nd Vice President–Ikaika Peltier 3rd Vice President–Amanda Kimball Treasurer–Melvin Waki Recording Secretary–Marisa Maemori Correspondence Secretary–Carol De Witt Board of Trustees  more »

HOS Members Try Shredded Rubber Tires

HOS Members Try Shredded Rubber Tires

Shredded rubber may become the in-thing for orchid growers if an experiment by HOS members prove successful.  At a workshop conducted during the general membership meeting on Thursday, May 12, thirty-five members planted orchid seedlings (Dendrobiums and Calanthes) using shredded rubber from recycled tires.  Workshop instructor Mel Waki has been experimenting with the shredded rubber as a media for dendrobiums, cattleyas and epidendrums.  So far the experiment has been very positive.  The orchids seem to like the rubber media with more »

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