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Month: May 2012

Photos Tell Story of Field Trip to Waimanalo

Photos Tell Story of Field Trip to Waimanalo

HOS members joined members from the Aiea Orchid Club on a field trip to Puanani Orchid Nursery and H&R Nurseries in Waimanalo.  The field trip was held on Saturday, May 26.  Click on photos for a larger image.  

Wilbur Chang

Wilbur Chang

We are sorry to report that Wilbur Chang passed away on Thursday, May 17.  Wilbur was a lifetime member and Master Judge of the Honolulu Orchid Society.  He gave numerous lectures and plant commentaries at the general membership meetings where he had a near perfect attendance record.  Wilbur had many friends in the Society and the orchid community worldwide.  He will be sorely missed. Memorial services for Wilbur will be held on Thursday, June 7, 2012 at 12 noon at more »

Field Trip on Saturday, May 26

Field Trip on Saturday, May 26

A field trip to Puanani Orchids and H&R Nurseries in Waimanalo is scheduled for Saturday, May 26, 2012.  Those interested in attending the field trip should meet at 7:30 AM at the Pearl Kai McDonalds Restaurant.  This is the McDonalds located at 98-147 Kamehameha Highway across from the Sumida Watercress Farm and the Pearlridge Shopping Center between Sears and Anna Millers.  Members are encouraged to car pool.  The field trip will end before noon.  HOS will be joining the Aiea more »

HOS Captures Best Display Trophy at Manoa Orchid Show

HOS Captures Best Display Trophy at Manoa Orchid Show

The Honolulu Orchid Society led by Williette Wong and Carol DeWitt won the Best Display Trophy at the Manoa Orchid Show.  The Show was held on Saturday and Sunday, May 5 and 6 at the Noelani Elementary School Cafeteria.  Participating Societies were given two hours to put up their displays on Friday night beginning at 6:00 PM.  Williette and Carol were helped by several members who worked as a cohesive team to rapidly put up the display within the allotted more »

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