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Month: July 2015

Honohono Workshop a Big Hit

Honohono Workshop a Big Hit

A workshop on honohono culture was held on July 18 at Callman Au’s residence in Mililani Town.  The workshop was attended by 26 students, 22 of whom were Honolulu Orchid Society members and guests.  The workshop began at 9:00 AM and ended with lunch at around noontime.  The workshop was very well organized with a mixture of lectures, demonstrations and hands-on work.  In addition to Callman Au, presentations were given by Kunia Orchid Society members Bernard Cabilao, Larry Yamamoto, Brad more »

Date Change for August Meeting

Date Change for August Meeting

The Honolulu Orchid Society’s General Membership Meeting in August will be held on Tuesday, August 11, 2015 instead of Wednesday, August 12.  Lanakila Elementary School will be holding an open house on Wednesday evening, making the cafeteria unavailable to HOS. The speaker for the August 11 meeting will be Doug DeMoss who will be speaking on Paphiopedilum culture.  Doug has been growing Paphiopedilums for more than 40 years.  He was won numerous awards and trophies with his Paphs.  The Tuesday more »

Honohono Workshop Scheduled for July 18

Honohono Workshop Scheduled for July 18

Callman Au will be conducting a workshop on honohono orchid culture for Honolulu Orchid Society members on Saturday, July 18.  The workshop will be held at Callman’s residence in Mililani from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM.  The workshop is free.  Attendance will be limited to 25 members.  Callman has been growing honohono orchids for many years and has one of the largest collection of honohonos in the State.  Mel Waki, Program Chairman for HOS, is the point of contact for more »

Cattleya Culture Subject of July Meeting

Cattleya Culture Subject of July Meeting

Calvin Kumano will be speaking on the culture of Cattleya orchids at the Wednesday, July 8 meeting of the Honolulu Orchid Society.  Calvin is a well known grower and breeder of Cattleya orchids.  He has won numerous awards and trophies for his Cattleyas.  At Wednesday’s meeting, Calvin will share his techniques and some of his secrets for growing and blooming Cattleyas.  Calvin is the President of the Aiea Orchid Club and the Manoa Orchid Society.  He has been growing orchids more »

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