2012 Merit Awards

2012 Merit Awards

Award #2012-01, Paph. Oberhausens Diamant ‘Vi’, AM HOS (81.0 points)
Owner: 
Violet Yamaji, Kailua
Date and Place of Award:  February 8, 2012, HOS General Membership Meeting
Plant Description
:  Nine flowers and two buds on three inflorescences; two flowers and two buds on judged inflorescence; petals brownish yellow becoming light brown on lower half, speckled brown; dorsal sepal chartreuse with vertical mahogany stripes; synsepal light chartreuse with lighter mahogany stripes; pouch chartreuse with brown overlay; staminode chartreuse with brown overlay; substance good; texture glossy.
Flower Dimensions
:  Natural spread horizontal 9.5 cm; vertical 16.8 cm; dorsal sepal width 3.5 cm, length 4.8 cm; petals width 1.8 cm, length 14.0 cm; lateral sepals width 3.3 cm, length 4.0 cm; lip width 2.7 cm, length 5.5 cm

Photographed by Alyn Nishioka, HOS Official Photographer. Click on thumbprint for larger image.

 

Award #2012-02, Paph. Oberhausens Diamant ‘Vi’, CCM HOS (84.3 points)
Owner: 
Violet Yamaji, Kailua
Date and Place of Award:  February 8, 2012, HOS General Membership Meeting
Plant Description
:  Nine flowers and two buds on three inflorescences; petals brownish yellow becoming light brown on lower half, speckled brown; dorsal sepal chartreuse with vertical mahogany stripes; synsepal light chartreuse with lighter mahogany stripes; pouch chartreuse with brown overlay; staminode chartreuse with brown overlay; well grown plant grown in five inch plastic pot.
Flower Dimensions
:  Natural spread horizontal 9.5 cm; vertical 16.8 cm; dorsal sepal width 3.5 cm, length 4.8 cm; petals width 1.8 cm, length 14.0 cm; lateral sepals width 3.3 cm, length 4.0 cm; lip width 2.7 cm, length 5.5 cm

Photographed by Alyn Nishioka, HOS Official Photographer. Click on thumbprint for larger image.

 

Award #2012-03, Den. Paul Paquette ‘Masae’, CCM HOS (86.7 points)
Owner: 
Ken & Aileen Ching, Mililani
Date and Place of Award:  February 8, 2012, HOS General Membership Meeting
Plant Description
: One hundred sixteen flowers and nineteen buds on twenty-three inflorescences; creamy white petals and sepals with purple striping on the side lobes of lip; purple spots on labellum; flowers cupped and attractively spread.
Flower Dimensions
:  Natural spread horizontal 9.2 cm; vertical 8.5 cm; dorsal sepal width 1.5 cm, length 5.2 cm; petals width 2.7 cm, length 5.1 cm; lateral sepals width 1.4 cm, length 4.0 cm; lip width 1.2 cm, length 4.2 cm

Photographed by Alyn Nishioka, HOS Official Photographer. Click on thumbprint for larger image.

 

Award #2012-04, Blc. Tiffin Fry ‘Bette’, AM HOS (80.8 points)
Owner: 
Scot Mitamura, Kailua
Date and Place of Award:  February 27, 2012, Aiea Orchid Club General Membership Meeting
Plant Description
:  Two white flowers on one inflorescence; Sepals white; petals white with ruffles on outer edge of petals; labellum white with inner golden yellow; ruffles on edge of lip; texture  matte; substance firm.
Flower Dimensions
:  Natural spread horizontal 14.5 cm; vertical 15.0 cm; dorsal sepal width 3.5 cm, length 9.2 cm; petals width 8.4 cm, length 7.9 cm; lateral sepals width 3.8 cm, length 7.2 cm; lip width 7.5 cm, length 8.0 cm

Photographed by Alyn Nishioka, HOS Official Photographer. Click on thumbprint for larger image.

 

Award #2012-05, Paph. Doligoldi ‘Man Hee’, AM HOS (81.3 points)
Owner: 
Harvey Wong, Honolulu
Date and Place of Award:  February 27, 2012, Aiea Orchid Club General Membership Meeting
Plant Description
:  Two flowers on one inflorescence; yellow gold with maroon striping; pouch yellow with maroon tesselations; staminode yellow with heavy mahogany tesselations; hirsute.
Flower Dimensions:  Natural spread horizontal 15.5 cm; vertical 12.0 cm; dorsal sepal width 4.2 cm, length 6.0 cm; petals width 3.0 cm, length 8.5 cm; lateral sepals width 4.0 cm, length 4.5 cm; lip width 3.5 cm, length 6.5 cm

Photographed by Alyn Nishioka, HOS Official Photographer. Click on thumbprint for larger image.

 

Award #2012-06, Den. atroviolaceum ‘Ing Fook’, CCM HOS (83.5 points)
Owner: 
Ken & Aileen Ching, Mililani
Date and Place of Award:  March 15, 2012, Kunia Orchid Show
Plant Description
:  Two hundred ninty-six flowers and four buds on thirty-seven inflorescences on a good size specimen 56 cm wide by 39 cm tall; sepals and petals creamy white suffused centrally with chartreuse spots; posteriorly showing through basally; lip is chartreuse with vibrant purple stripes.
Flower Dimensions
:  Natural spread horizontal 6.0 cm; vertical 4.4 cm; dorsal sepal width 1.3 cm, length 2.5 cm; petals width 1.9 cm, length 3.1 cm; lateral sepals width 1.3 cm, length 1.9 cm; lip width 1.2 cm, length 2.0 cm

Photographed by Alyn Nishioka, HOS Official Photographer. Click on thumbprint for larger image.

 

Award #2012-07, Dtps. KV Charmer ‘501’, AM HOS (80.0 points)
Owner: 
Lea Takafuji, Waianae
Date and Place of Award:  March 15, 2012, Kunia Orchid Show
Plant Description
:  Eight flowers and six buds on one branching inflorescence; maroon patterned spotting on egg yolk yellow sepals and petals; white with dark maroon overlay on outer edges of tri-lobe lip; central lobe clawed at both edges; substance firm; texture matte.
Flower Dimensions
:  Natural spread horizontal8.8 cm; vertical 8.5 cm; dorsal sepal width 3.0 cm, length 4.4 cm; petals width 4.6 cm, length 4.2 cm; lateral sepals width 3.0 cm, length 4.3 cm; lip width 1.9 cm, length 2.9 cm

Photographed by Alyn Nishioka, HOS Official Photographer. Click on thumbprint for larger image.

 

Award #2012-08, Dtps. Momilani Sweetheart ‘Lynne’, CR HOS (78.5 points)
Owner: 
Calvin Kumano, Pearl City
Date and Place of Award:  March 15, 2012, Kunia Orchid Show
Plant Description
:  Ten flowers on one arching inflorescence; flowers pink overall; dorsal and lateral sepals slightly darker pink; flowers slightly cupped; lip pink with reddish pink striations in throat; texture matte. 
Flower Dimensions
:  Natural spread horizontal 10.5 cm; vertical 9.0 cm; dorsal sepal width 4.0 cm, length 5.3 cm; petals width 6.8 cm, length 5.0 cm; lateral sepals width 3.5 cm, length 5.0 cm; lip width 2.5 cm, length 3.0 cm

Photographed by Alyn Nishioka, HOS Official Photographer. Click on thumbprint for larger image.

 

Award #2012-09, Den. Burana Emerald ‘Aria’, CR HOS (76.8 points)
Owner: 
Roy Andrade, Ewa
Date and Place of Award:  April 23, 2012, Aiea Orchid Club General Membership Meeting
Plant Description
:  Seventy-seven flowers and 31 buds on 5 inflorescences; sepals and petals chartreuse overlaid with wine venations and blushing on margins; lip chartreuse heavily overlaid with dark wine coloration; substance firm; texture matte. 
Flower Dimensions
:  Natural spread horizontal 6.5 cm; vertical 5.0 cm; dorsal sepal width 1.4 cm, length 3.0 cm; petals width 2.9 cm, length 3.4 cm; lateral sepals width 1.5 cm, length 3.3 cm; lip width 2.1 cm, length 3.3 cm

Photographed by Alyn Nishioka, HOS Official Photographer. Click on thumbprint for larger image.

 

Award #2012-10, Paph. Bouilly Port, CR HOS (79.3 points)
Owner: 
Larry Kamiya, Kaneohe
Date and Place of Award:  May 4, 2012, Manoa Orchid Show
Plant Description
:  Five flowers and no buds on one inflorescence; dorsal sepal cream with mahogany striations; synsepal cream with mahogany striations; petals light chartreuse with mahogany spots on distal half; mahogany stripes on proximal half; pouch mahogany; column cream overlaid with mahogany; substance good; texture matte. 
Flower Dimensions
:  Natural spread horizontal 10.5 cm; vertical 32.0 cm; dorsal sepal width 4.0 cm, length 8.4 cm; petals width 1.6 cm, length 23.4 cm; lateral sepals width 3.3 cm, length 7.1 cm; lip width 3.0 cm, length 7.6 cm

Photographed by Alyn Nishioka, HOS Official Photographer. Click on thumbprint for larger image.

 

Award #2012-11, Paph. Praying Isabel, CR HOS (79.5 points)
Owner: 
Larry Kamiya, Kaneohe
Date and Place of Award:  May 4 2012, Manoa Orchid Show
Plant Description
:  Ten flowers and two buds on three inflorescences; sepals pale chartreuse overlaid with dark mahogany stripes; sepals and petals pale chartreuse with heavy mahogany overlay blending solid toward tips; pouch light mahogany with hirsute side lobes; substance firm; texture matte. 
Flower Dimensions
:  Natural spread horizontal 15.0 cm; vertical 13.0 cm; dorsal sepal width 4.0 cm, length 5.5 cm; petals width 1.0 cm, length 10.0 cm; lateral sepals width 3.0 cm, length 5.0 cm; lip width 1.9 cm, length 5.0 cm

Photographed by Alyn Nishioka, HOS Official Photographer. Click on thumbprint for larger image.

 

Award #2012-12, Rrm. Blushing Stars ‘Pam’, CR HOS (77.3 points)
Owner: 
Pam Waki, Aiea
Date and Place of Award:  May 4 2012, Manoa Orchid Show
Plant Description
:  Eighteen flowers and no buds on one inflorescence; four undeveloped side branches below first flower; dorsal sepal and petals mahogany with light margin on petals; lip with a mahogany mask basally and rose-purple skirt; texture good; substance matte. 
Flower Dimensions
:  Natural spread horizontal 3.3 cm; vertical 4.0 cm; dorsal sepal width 0.5 cm, length 1.4 cm; petals width 1.1 cm, length 1.5 cm; lateral sepals width 0 cm, length 0 cm; lip width 3.3 cm, length 2.4 cm

Photographed by Alyn Nishioka, HOS Official Photographer. Click on thumbprint for larger image.

 

Award #2012-13, Bro. sanguinea, AM HOS (80.9 points)
Owner: 
H&R Nurseries, Waimanalo
Date and Place of Award:  June 7, 2012, Aiea Orchid Show
Plant Description
:  Seventeen flowers and twenty-one buds on three inflorescences; sven flowers and ten buds on judged inflorescence; sepals and petals cream with light magenta flares distally on petals; lip cream with heavy veination blending distally; column white overlaid with magenta flares; substance good; texture crystalline. 
Flower Dimensions
:  Natural spread horizontal 4.0 cm; vertical 4.2 cm; dorsal sepal width 0.6 cm, length 2.4 cm; petals width 1.8 cm, length 2.0 cm; lateral sepals width 0.6 cm, length 2.0 cm; lip width 2.4 cm, length 1.8 cm

Photographed by Alyn Nishioka, HOS Official Photographer. Click on thumbprint for larger image.

 

Award #2012-14, Bro. sanguinea, AM HOS (80.4 points)
Owner: 
H&R Nurseries, Waimanalo
Date and Place of Award:  June 7, 2012, Aiea Orchid Show
Plant Description
:  Fifteen flowers and twelve buds on two inflorescences; eight flowers and eight buds on judged inflorescence; sepals and petals white with magenta flares distally; lip white with heavy veinations bending distally towards the central rib; column white with magenta flares; texture crystalline with fair substance. 
Flower Dimensions
:  Natural spread horizontal 4.0 cm; vertical 4.3 cm; dorsal sepal width 1.0 cm, length 2.2 cm; petals width 1.9 cm, length 2.0 cm; lateral sepals width 1.0 cm, length 2.1 cm; lip width 2.6 cm, length 2.2 cm

 

Award #2012-15, Blc. Cherise Nishioka ‘Hilo Flare’, AM HOS (81.0 points)
Owner: 
Pam Waki, Aiea
Date and Place of Award:  June 7, 2012, Aiea Orchid Show
Plant Description
:  Two flowers and no buds on one inflorescence; sepals yellow overlaid orange; petals canary yellow with magenta flare and orange blush on proximal edge; lip canary yellow, throat rich yellow, proximal half maroon; staminode white; substance good; texture matte. 
Flower Dimensions
:  Natural spread horizontal 14.2 cm; vertical 12.4 cm; dorsal sepal width 3.0 cm, length 6.7 cm; petals width 7.6 cm, length 7.6 cm; lateral sepals width 3.0 cm, length 7.2 cm; lip width 6.5 cm, length 7.2 cm

Photographed by Alyn Nishioka, HOS Official Photographer. Click on thumbprint for larger image.

 

Award #2012-16, Den. Meesangnil ‘Serena’, CCM HOS (89.4 points)
Owner: 
Roy Andrade, Ewa
Date and Place of Award:  June 7, 2012, Aiea Orchid Show
Plant Description
:  Three hundred fifty-two flowers and four buds on twenty-two inflorescences; plant two meters tall with inflorescences on seven robust canes; foliage spotless; all flowers in excellent condition; sepals and petals white with chartreuse lip. 
Flower Dimensions
:  Natural spread horizontal 9.0 cm; vertical 6.0 cm; dorsal sepal width 0.8 cm, length 3.0 cm; petals width 0.9 cm, length 6.0 cm; lateral sepals width 0.7 cm, length 2.5 cm; lip width 1.5 cm, length 3.0 cm

Photographed by Alyn Nishioka, HOS Official Photographer. Click on thumbprint for larger image.

 

Award #2012-17, Den. Rising Star ‘Mabel’ AM HOS (81.6 points)
Owner: 
Pam Waki, Aiea
Date and Place of Award:  June 7, 2012, Aiea Orchid Show
Plant Description
:  Fifty-nine flowers and no buds on six inflorescences; eleven flowers and no buds on judged inflorescence; sepal and petals white with lavender spotting on distal edges resulting in a flaring effect; lip white with lavender striation throughout; column chartreuse; substance good; texture matte. 
Flower Dimensions
:  Natural spread horizontal 8.0 cm; vertical 5.2 cm; dorsal sepal width 1.3 cm, length 3.2 cm; petals width 2.0 cm, length 4.1 cm; lateral sepals width 1.1 cm, length 3.2 cm; lip width 1.9 cm, length 3.5 cm

Photographed by Alyn Nishioka, HOS Official Photographer. Click on thumbprint for larger image.

 

Award #2012-18, Den. Hawaii Stripes ‘Pam’ AM HOS (79.8 points)
Owner: 
Pam Waki, Aiea
Date and Place of Award:  June 7, 2012, Aiea Orchid Show
Plant Description
:  Eleven large striped flowers on one inflorescence; flower white with heavy magenta veining on sepals and petals; lip chartreuse basally with skirt white with magenta veination; substance good; texture matte. 
Flower Dimensions
:  Natural spread horizontal 8.4 cm; vertical 7.5 cm; dorsal sepal width 2.0 cm, length 4.4 cm; petals width 3.3 cm, length 4.3 cm; lateral sepals width 2.1 cm, length 4.3 cm; lip width 2.0 cm, length 3.2 cm

Photographed by Alyn Nishioka, HOS Official Photographer. Click on thumbprint for larger image.

 

Award #2012-19, V. Fuchs Delight ‘Black’ AM HOS (79.7 points)
Owner: 
Penny’s Orchids, Waianae
Date and Place of Award:  July 12, 2012, Ewa Orchid Show
Plant Description
:  Thirteen flowers and two buds on one inflorescence; sepals and petals cream with dark purple spotting; spotting heavier at outer edges of petals and sepals; lip dark purple; anther cap white; substance firm; texture matte. 
Flower Dimensions
:  Natural spread horizontal 10.8 cm; vertical 11.6 cm; dorsal sepal width 5.5 cm, length 6.2 cm; petals width 5.0 cm, length 5.0 cm; lateral sepals width 5.0 cm, length 5.7 cm; lip width 1.2 cm, length 1.7 cm

Photographed by Alyn Nishioka, Official HOS Photographer. Click on thumbprint for larger image.
Photographed by Alyn Nishioka, Official HOS Photographer. Click on thumbprint for larger image.


Award #2012-20, Paph. Wossner Bumerang AM HOS (79.7 points)
Owner: 
Elizabeth Chang, Kaneohe
Date and Place of Award:  July 12, 2012, Ewa Orchid Show
Plant Description
:  Six flowers and no buds on on inflorescence; sepals chartreuse with mahogany veinations not quite reaching tips; petals charteuse with mahogany spots basally of twist, tips after twist overlaid with mahogany; pouch chartreuse, heavily with mahogany; staminode chartreuse edged with mahogany hairs; substance average; texture matte. 
Flower Dimensions
:  Natural spread horizontal 12.7 cm; vertical 13.7 cm; dorsal sepal width 3.4 cm, length 5.2 cm; petals width 1.0 cm, length 10.2 cm; lateral sepals width 3.0 cm, length 5.2 cm; lip width 1.8 cm, length 4.8 cm

Photographed by Alyn Nishioka, Official HOS Photographer. Click on thumbprint for larger image.
Photographed by Alyn Nishioka, Official HOS Photographer. Click on thumbprint for larger image.


Award #2012-21, C. Leoloddiglossa var. coerulea ‘Cicely’ CR HOS (77.3 points)
Owner: 
Roy Andrade, Ewa
Date and Place of Award:  September 24, 2012, Aiea Orchid Club Meeting
Plant Description
:  Eight flowers on two inflorescences; sepals and petals ivory chartrouse flecked with bluish-purple dots; lip tri-lobed white with bluish-purple on central lobe and tips of side lobes; substance firm; texture glossy. 
Flower Dimensions
:  Natural spread horizontal 8.5 cm; vertical 11.2 cm; dorsal sepal width 1.9 cm, length 6.2 cm; petals width 1.9 cm, length 5.2 cm; lateral sepals width 2.0 cm, length 4.9 cm; lip width 2.0 cm, length 4.6 cm

Photographed
Photographed by Alyn Nishioka, Official HOS Photographer.  Click on the thumbprint for larger image.


Award #2012-22, Blc. Momilani Jewel ‘OC’ CR HOS (79.5 points)
Owner: 
Calvin Kumano, Pearl City
Date and Place of Award:  September 24, 2012, Aiea Orchid Club Meeting
Plant Description
:  Six flowers on two inflorescences; sepals light pink, uniformly ruffled; lip pink, throat and center of disk light yellow with raspberry veination centrally; column light pink; substance firm; texture matte. 
Flower Dimensions
:  Natural spread horizontal 16.5 cm; vertical 17.0 cm; dorsal sepal width 3.6 cm, length 8.6 cm; petals width 8.2 cm, length 7.9 cm; lateral sepals width 3.5 cm, length 8.6 cm; lip width 7.8 cm, length 8.4 cm

Photographed by Alyn Nishioka, Official HOS Photographer.  Click on the thumbprint for larger image.
Photographed by Alyn Nishioka, Official HOS Photographer. Click on the thumbprint for larger image.


Award #2012-23, Bulb. cocoinum ‘Toby Tamashiro’ CCM HOS (88.0 points)
Owner: 
Dana Tamashiro, Pearl City
Date and Place of Award:  October 4, 2012, Honolulu Orchid Society Show
Plant Description
:  Three thousand three hundred sixty flowers on forty-eight inflorescences; plant diameter 50 cm and height 25 cm grown in a 14 cm square plastic basket; flowers slightly fragrant and cream colored with light rose tips; petals and lips miniscule; foliage clean. 
Flower Dimensions
:  Natural spread horizontal 0.4 cm; vertical 1.2 cm; dorsal sepal width 0.1 cm, length 0.8 cm; petals width not measurable, length not measurable; lateral sepals width not measurable, lengthnot measurable; lip width not measurable, length not measurable

Photographed by Alyn Nishioka, Official HOS Photographer. Click on the thumbprint for larger image.
Photographed by Alyn Nishioka, Official HOS Photographer. Click on the thumbprint for larger image.


Award #2012-24, Den. Hibiki ‘Vi’ CCM HOS (84.8 points)
Owner: 
Violet Yamaji, Kailua
Date and Place of Award:  October 4, 2012, Honolulu Orchid Society Show
Plant Description
:  Four hundred twenty five flowers and no buds on twenty four inflorescences; sepals and petals magenta; lip reddish orange; column yellow; anther cap yellow-orange; substance good; texture crystalline; plant well grown in a six inch plastic pot. 
Flower Dimensions
:  Natural spread horizontal 2.5 cm; vertical 2.5 cm; dorsal sepal width 0.8 cm, length 1.8 cm; petals width 1.0 cm, length 1.6 cm; lateral sepals width 0.8 cm, length 1.9 cm; lip width 0.5 cm, length 0.8 cm

Photographed by Alyn Nishioka, Official HOS Photographer.
Photographed by Alyn Nishioka, Official HOS Photographer.  Click on the thumbprint for larger image.


Award #2012-25, Ddc. magnum CCM HOS (86.2 points)
Owner: 
Larry Kamiya, Kaneohe
Date and Place of Award:  October 4, 2012, Honolulu Orchid Society Show
Plant Description
:  Five thousand nine hundred four flowers on seventy two cascading inflorescences symetrically gracing a 140 cm wide and 80 cm high plant grown in a 25 cm wooden basket; foliage apple green and well groomed; flowers concolor yellow-chartreuse. 
Flower Dimensions
:  Natural spread horizontal 1.9 cm; vertical 1.2 cm; dorsal sepal width 0.3 cm, length 0.9 cm; petals width 0.3 cm, length 0.7 cm; lateral sepals width 0.3 cm, length 0.7 cm; lip width 0.2 cm, length 0.2 cm

Photographed by Alyn Nishioka, Official HOS Photographer.  Click on the thumbprint for larger image.
Photographed by Alyn Nishioka, Official HOS Photographer. Click on the thumbprint for larger image.


Award #2012-26, Ddc. magnum ‘Kim’ CCM HOS (84.0 points)
Owner: 
Kim Fernandez, Pearl City
Date and Place of Award:  October 4, 2012, Honolulu Orchid Society Show
Plant Description
:  Five thousand six hundred ninety-five flowers and two hundred fifty-eight buds on sixty-seven inflorescences presented on a well grown plant in a 50 cm pot; Color, substance, and texture typical for the species. 
Flower Dimensions
:  Natural spread horizontal 1.6 cm; vertical 1.3 cm; dorsal sepal width 0.3 cm, length 1.2 cm; petals width 0.3 cm, length 0.8 cm; lateral sepals width 0.2 cm, length 0.8 cm; lip width 0.2 cm, length 0.3 cm

Photographed by Alyn Nishioka, Official HOS Photographer. Click on the thumbprint for larger image.
Photographed by Alyn Nishioka, Official HOS Photographer. Click on the thumbprint for larger image.


Award #2012-27, Den. shiraishii ‘Baxter’ CCM HOS (82.7 points)
Owner: 
George and Judy Hidano, Pearl City
Date and Place of Award:  November 26, 2012, Aiea Orchid Club Meeting
Plant Description
:  Seventy-seven flowers and no buds on seven upright inflorescences; sepals and petals chartreuse; lip chartreurse with wine veination on side lobes and heavier veination fasely on central lobe; robust plant 65 cm in diameter and 80 cm tall grown in bark in a 30 cm cement pot. 
Flower Dimensions
:  Natural spread horizontal 5.9 cm; vertical 6.8 cm; dorsal sepal width 1.3 cm, length 3.2 cm; petals width 1.3 cm, length 3.2 cm; lateral sepals width 1.2 cm, length 3.0 cm; lip width 2.2 cm, length 2.8 cm

Photographed by Alyn Nishioka, Official HOS Photographer.
Photographed by Alyn Nishioka, Official HOS Photographer.  Click on the thumbprint for larger image.
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