HOS Wins Best Large Display Trophy at 2012 Kunia Orchid Show

HOS Wins Best Large Display Trophy at 2012 Kunia Orchid Show

The Honolulu Orchid Society won the Best Large Display Trophy at the 2012 Kunia Orchid Show held March 16-18, 2012 at the Leilehua High School Gymnasium.  The construction of the display was chaired by Williette Wong.  She was helped by Calvin and Sherry Abe, Carol De Witt, Ben Sills, Vivian McCoy, Inez Brunson and Mel Waki.  The display had many outstanding plants, several of which won trophies for being the best in their categories.  Trophy winners included plants owned by Ken and Aileen Ching, Pam Waki, Calvin and Sherry Abe and Ruth Chun.  Ken and Aileen Ching’s Den. atroviolaceum received a Certificate of Cultural Merit award by the HOS Judges.  Photos of the HOS display and trophy winners are shown below.

Pictured from left to right are the workers who put up the first place display: Ben Sills, Mel Waki, Vivian McCoy, Williette Wong (Chairperson), Carol De Witt, Sherry Abe and Calvin Abe. Missing is Inez Brunson. Click on the photo for an enlarged view.
Workers put the finishing touches on the HOS display. Click on the photo for an enlarged view.
The completed display included many outstanding plants. A bamboo post constructed by Calvin Abe served as an excellent tree for hanging several honohono plants grown by members. The freestanding tree is to the right of the display. Click on the photo to get an enlarged view of the display.
Another view of the HOS display. Click on the photo for an enlarged view. This and all photos below were taken by Calvin Abe. Previous three photos were taken by Mel Waki.
A side view of the HOS display. Click on the photo for an enlarged view.
Other side view of the HOS display. Click on the photo for an enlarged view.
Aerdv. Pothisan x V. Mini Palmer owved by Calvin and Sherry Abe won the Best Miscellaneous Vanda trophy. Click on the photo for an enlarged view.
Onc. Jiuhbao Gold displayed by Pam Waki received the Best Oncidium trophy. Click on the photo for an enlarged view.
Den. simile 'Lea' owned by Calvin and Sherry Abe received the Most Unusual trophy. Click on the photo for an enlarged view.
Den. Thomas Warne displayed by Pam Waki won the Best White Dendrobium trophy. Click on the photo for an enlarged view.
Den. anosmum owned by Ruth Chun received the Best White Honohono trophy. Click on the photo for an enlarged view.
V. Pachara Delight owned by Ken and Aileen Ching won the Best Strap Leaf Vanda trophy. Click on the photo for an enlarged view.
Den. atroviolaceum owned by Ken and Aileen Ching won the Best Dendrobium in Show trophy. The plant also received a Certificate of Cultural Merit (CCM) from the HOS. Click on the photo for an enlarged view.

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