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Month: July 2012

2012 HOS Show Poster Unveiled

2012 HOS Show Poster Unveiled

Show Co-Chairs Williette Wong and Ben Sills unveiled the poster for the 2012 HOS Orchid Show scheduled for October 5-7, 2012 at Washington Middle School.  The poster will be distributed to business establishments and orchid nurseries around the island and should be appearing in windows and on bulletin boards.  Inez Brunson used her imagination and skills to come up with the overall poster design which highlights this year’s theme–Galaxy of Orchids.

Favicon Added to HOS’ Web Address

Favicon Added to HOS’ Web Address

Here is a new term to add to your vocabulary–“favicon”.  It’s the little symbol preceding the web address.  Well, if you have not noticed it, a favicon has been added to HOS’ web address.  It’s small and you probably cannot tell what it is.  If you think you know, tell us as a comment to this article.  We’ll give you the answer later.

2011 World Orchid Conference Will be Featured at August HOS Meeting

2011 World Orchid Conference Will be Featured at August HOS Meeting

Dr. Inge White, Professor of Botany/Microbiology at Windward Community College, will be giving her impressions of the 2011 World Orchid Conference at the August 8 General Membership Meeting of the Honolulu Orchid Society.  The 2011 World Orchid Conference was held in Singapore in November 2011. Christopher Akatsuka will also be on the program to talk about his scientific poster that he presented at the World Orchid Conference.  Mr. Akatsuka is a recent graduate of Hawaii Baptist Academy and has been more »

HOS Website Takes On New Look

HOS Website Takes On New Look

In response to several comments that the Honolulu Orchid Society website was very difficult to read, we have made some changes to the site’s appearance.  We hope you like the color scheme which makes the site brighter and contents easier to read. The beautiful pink flowers shown in the banner are from a cross between Den. Adastra and Den. parishii var. semi-album.  The cross was made by Neal Oyama.  The photograph of the flowers was taken in April 2011 at more »

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