2015 Merit Awards

2015 Merit Awards

Award No. 2015-01. Epi. schlechterianum ‘George’ CCM HOS (85.3 Pts.).
Owner: George and Judy Hidano, Pearl City
Date and Place of Award: February 23, 2015, Aiea Orchid Club Meeting
Plant Description: Fifty-eight flowers and thirteen buds on fifty-eight inflorescenses; sepals and petals chestnut brown; fan-shaped lip green distally with mahogany throat; column mahogany tipped with white; substance firm; texture velvety; plant nineteen centimeters wide, twenty-five centimeters long mounted on cork with cascading roots; foliage dark green and well groomed.
Flower Dimensions: Natural spread horizontal 1.4 cm; vertical 3.3 cm; dorsal sepal width 0.4 cm; length 1.8 cm; petals width 0.4 cm; length 1.3 cm; lateral sepals width 0.2 cm; length 0.9 cm; lip width 0.9 cm; length 1.8 cm.


Award No. 2015-02
. Den. Hawaii Stripes ‘Judy’ AM HOS (82.5 Pts.)
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Owner: George and Judy Hidano, Pearl City
Date and Place of Award: February 23, 2015, Aiea Orchid Club Meeting
Plant Description: Eighty-seven flowers and eighteen buds on eleven upright inflorescences; sepals and petals background white overlaid with violet blush and dark violet veining, margins narrowly banded white; central and side lobes of lip also white background with violet veining; throat light yellow; keels and column white apically, green basally; substance average; texture matte.
Flower Dimensions: Natural spread horizontal 8.2 cm; vertical 6.7 cm; dorsal sepal width 1.7 cm; length 4.2 cm; petals width 3.6 cm; length 4.6 cm; lateral sepals width 1.7 cm; length 4.5 cm; lip width 2.1 cm; length 3.2 cm.

 

Award No. 2015-03. Den. Hawaii Stripes ‘Judy’ CCM HOS (82.8 Pts.).
Owner: George and Judy Hidano, Pearl City
Date and Place of Award: February 23, 2015, Aiea Orchid Club Meeting
Plant Description: Eighty-seven flowers and eighteen buds on eleven upright inflorescences; foliage very clean, dark green; plant well grown in bark in a cement pot; sepals and petals with a white background overlaid with violet blush and darker violet veining, margins with a narrow white band; lip background white with violet veining on central and side lobes; throat yellow with keels; column white apically, green basally; substance average; texture matte.
Flower Dimensions: Natural spread horizontal 8.2 cm; vertical 6.7 cm; dorsal sepal width 1.7 cm; length 4.2 cm; petals width 3.6 cm; length 4.6 cm; lateral sepals width 1.7 cm; length 4.5 cm; lip width 2.1 cm; length 3.2 cm.


Award No. 2015-04
. Dtps. Momilani Girl ‘Lynne’ AM HOS (83.2 Pts.)
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Owner: Calvin Kumano, Pearl City
Date and Place of Award: March 19, 2015, Kunia Orchid Show
Plant Description: Twenty flowers and one bud on two cascading inflorescenses; eleven flowers on inflorescence judged; flowers white with fucsia lip; flowers well arranged equidistant from each other; good texture.
Flower Dimensions: Natural spread horizontal 10.5 cm; vertical 9.0 cm; dorsal sepal width 3.5 cm; length 4.9 cm; petals width 6.1 cm; length 4.9 cm; lateral sepals width 3.2 cm; length 3.8 cm; lip width 2.2 cm; length 3.0 cm.

 

Award No. 2015-05. Den. Love Memory ‘Fizz’ CCM HOS (88.7 Pts.).
Owner: Ken and Aileen Ching, Mililani
Date and Place of Award: March 19, 2015, Kunia Orchid Show
Plant Description: Six hundred two flowers on fourteen canes; flowers white with rose picotee tips on petals, sepals and lip; inner throat dark maroon; substance firm; texture matte; plant well grown with unusually large number of flowers displayed circumferentially around the plant; foliage green and spotless.
Flower Dimensions: Natural spread horizontal 5.2 cm; vertical 4.4 cm; dorsal sepal width 1.5 cm; length 3.0 cm; petals width 2.3 cm; length 2.5 cm; lateral sepals width 1.4 cm; length 2.4 cm; lip width 2.3 cm; length 2.5 cm.


Award No. 2015-06
. Den. anosmum ‘Purple Pride’ CCM HOS (85.6 Pts.)
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Owner: Jan Takamiya, Mililani
Date and Place of Award: March 19, 2015, Kunia Orchid Show
Plant Description: One hundred eleven flowers and four buds on one cane; flowers dark lavender with dark purple throat; flowers clustered very close to each other nearly disguising the 95 centimeter long cane.
Flower Dimensions: Natural spread horizontal 5.5 cm; vertical 3.9 cm; dorsal sepal width 1.3 cm; length 3.2 cm; petals width 2.0 cm; length 3.1 cm; lateral sepals width 1.5 cm; length 3.0 cm; lip width 1.4 cm; length 1.9 cm.


Award No. 2015-07
. Ctna. Why Not ‘Pee Wee’ CR HOS (79.4 Pts.)
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Owner: Lea Takafuji, Waianae
Date and Place of Award: March 19, 2015, Kunia Orchid Show
Plant Description: Eleven flowers and eight buds on one inflorescence; sepals light orange on backside, yellow frontally; petals egg yolk yellow; lip yellow deepening basally to light orange; substance firm; texture matte.
Flower Dimensions: Natural spread horizontal 4.4 cm; vertical 4.8 cm; dorsal sepal width 0.8 cm; length 2.4 cm; petals width 1.7 cm; length 2.4 cm; lateral sepals width 0.9 cm; length 2.4 cm; lip width 2.7 cm; length 2.5 cm.


Award No. 2015-08
. Den. Thomas Warne ‘Kathy Yamamoto’ AM HOS (80.2 Pts.)
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Owner: Ken and Aileen Ching, Mililani
Date and Place of Award: March 19, 2015, Kunia Orchid Show
Plant Description: Forty-five flowers on ten inflorescences; flowers white; lip full, flat, blushed light green on side loves; throat lime green with maroon striping in the inner lip; substance good; texture crystalline.
Flower Dimensions: Natural spread horizontal 9.0 cm; vertical 9.0 cm; dorsal sepal width 1.5 cm; length 4.2 cm; petals width 5.0 cm; length 4.5 cm; lateral sepals width 1.0 cm; length 4.0 cm; lip width 4.0 cm; length 5.5 cm.


Award No. 2015-09
. Rrm. Wiki Wiki ‘Nalo’ CR HOS (79.5 Pts.)
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Owner: Pam Waki, Aiea
Date and Place of Award: March 19, 2015, Kunia Orchid Show
Plant Description: Eighteen flowers and ten buds on three infloresences; sepals and petals dark maroon with white picotee edging; bilobed lip skirted with wide ruffled raspberry and speckled dark maroon, centrally dark maroon; anther cap light pink; substance firm; texture matte.
Flower Dimensions: Natural spread horizontal 3.3 cm; vertical 4.0 cm; dorsal sepal width 0.5 cm; length 1.3 cm; petals width 1.1 cm; length 1.5 cm; lateral sepals width 0.5 cm; length 1.2 cm; lip width 3.3 cm; length 2.7 cm.

 

Award No. 2015-10. Phrag. Fliquet ‘Jenna’ AM HOS (81.0 Pts.).
Owner: Fred Dishman, Wahiawa
Date and Place of Award: March 19, 2015, Kunia Orchid Show
Plant Description: One flower and two buds on one inflorescence; sepals yellow overlaid with red tessellations; petals yellow heavily overlaid with red tapering to tips; hairy centrally; pouch yellow heavily overlaid red on outside, spotted red on inside; anther cap yellow with hairy outer edges; substance firm; texture matte.
Flower Dimensions: Natural spread horizontal 15.0 cm; vertical 16.2 cm; dorsal sepal width 2.8 cm; length 7.0 cm; petals width 1.8 cm; length 13.5 cm; synsepal width 4.5 cm; length 5.8 cm; pouch width 2.8 cm; length 5.5 cm.

 

Award No. 2015-11. Den. atroviolaceum ‘Jon Ching’ CCM HOS (85.4 Pts.).
Owner: Ken and Aileen Ching, Mililani
Date and Place of Award: March 19, 2015, Kunia Orchid Show
Plant Description: Four hundred sixteen flowers and six buds on fifty-three stems; flowers overall cream white with translucent maroon spots on petals and sepals; spots of flowers are on the back of the flowers typical of evergreen species; lip cream with maroon striations on the inner lobes; plant grown in a twelve inch plastic pot; foliage is in excellent condition; flower to size ratio is excellent.
Flower Dimensions: Natural spread horizontal 5.0 cm; vertical 4.0 cm; dorsal sepal width 1.0 cm; length 2.1 cm; petals width 2.0 cm; length 2.5 cm; lateral sepals width 1.2 cm; length 2.0 cm; lip width 1.2 cm; length 2.0 cm.


Award No. 2015-12
. Dtps. Longshu Purple Jewel ‘Momilani’ AM HOS (82.0 Pts.)
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Owner: Calvin Kumano, Pearl City
Date and Place of Award: March 23, 2015, Aiea Orchid Club Meeting
Plant Description: Seventeen flowers and thirteen buds on three inflorescences; flower base color bright pink; petals and sepals have a dark purple flashing at center with light pink picotee on edges; lip has a dark purple on side loves and palate; lip lobe edges bright yellow.
Flower Dimensions: Natural spread horizontal 9.0 cm; vertical 9.0 cm; dorsal sepal width 3.2 cm; length 4.0 cm; petals width 4.2 cm; length 4.6 cm; lateral sepals width 3.2 cm; length 4.0 cm; lip width 2.6 cm; length 3.0 cm.


Award No. 2015-13
. Phal. Chainport Whiteyuki ‘Pam’ AM HOS (80.0 Pts.)
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Owner: Pam Waki, Aiea
Date and Place of Award: May 1, 2015, Manoa Orchid Show
Plant Description: Fourteen flowers on one inflorescence; flowers have a very good arrangement; flower shape is very balanced with slight cupping; color is a very pristine paper white; testure is very velvety.
Flower Dimensions: Natural spread horizontal 14.0 cm; vertical 12.5 cm; dorsal sepal width 4.3 cm; length 6.1 cm; petals width 7.0 cm; length 8.1 cm; lateral sepals width 4.3 cm; length 6.1 cm; lip width 3.1 cm; length 4.1 cm.


Award No. 2015-14.  Blc. Momilani Creation ‘Survivor’
CR HOS (79.5 Pts.)
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Owner: Calvin Kumano, Pearl City
Date and Place of Award: June 11, 2015, Aiea Orchid Show
Plant Description: Two flowers on one erect stem; flowers paper white with bright lavender picotee on tip of petals and sepals; lip bright yellow on base with lavender straiations overlayed on a velvety lavender well shaped edge; column cream white; pallete has a yellow “w” marking at base.
Flower Dimensions: Natural spread horizontal 13.2 cm; vertical 15.1 cm; dorsal sepal width 3.0 cm; length 7.7 cm; petals width 6.8 cm; length 7.2 cm; lateral sepals width 3.1 cm; length 7.6 cm; lip width 6.0 cm; length 7.3 cm.

 

Award No. 2015-15. Den. dearei ‘Pam’ AM HOS (80.6 Pts.).
Owner: Pam Waki, Aiea
Date and Place of Award: June 11, 2015, Aiea Orchid Show
Plant Description: Twenty-seven flowers and eleven buds on three inflorescences; fifteen flowers and one bud on inflorescence judged; flowers pristine white throughout; shape is very good for species (round petals) with slight ruffling on edges; lip is spade shaped and has a lime green throat from base of pallete to one eighth length of lip.
Flower Dimensions: Natural spread horizontal 6.8 cm; vertical 5.2 cm; dorsal sepal width 1.1 cm; length 3.3 cm; petals width 3.6 cm; length 4.1 cm; lateral sepals width 1.4 cm; length 4.0 cm; lip width 1.9 cm; length 3.2 cm.

 

Award No. 2015-16. Gram. scriptum ‘Son of Grasshopper’ CCM HOS (92.8 Pts.)
Owner: H&R Nurseries, Waimanalo
Date and Place of Award: June 11, 2015, Aiea Orchid Show
Plant Description: Four thousand seven hundred ninety-seven flowers and one hundred forty-eight buds on forty-one inflorescences; sepals and petals chartreuse overlaid with brown uneven splotches; lip tri-lobed; side lobes edged with brown and light brown striations; central lobe with white keels; substance firm; texture matte; plant with exceptional clean foliage; flowers arranged symmetrically around plant.
Flower Dimensions: Natural spread horizontal 4.0 cm; vertical 4.4 cm; dorsal sepal width 1.3 cm; length 2.2 cm; petals width 1.0 cm; length 2.3 cm; lateral sepals width 1.2 cm; length 2.5 cm; lip width 1.3 cm; length 1.9 cm.

 

Award No. 2015-17. Lou. Pualani Mango ‘Puanani’ CCM HOS (85.7 Pts.).
Owner: Roy and Sheila Andrade, Ewa
Date and Place of Award: June 11, 2015, Aiea Orchid Show
Plant Description: One hundred flowers and three buds on eleven inflorescences; sepals and petals orange; lip cream yellow distally with red striations proximally; foliage clean; flowers well presented.
Flower Dimensions: Natural spread horizontal 5.0 cm; vertical 5.2 cm; dorsal sepal width 0.9 cm; length 3.0 cm; petals width 1.3 cm; length 2.6 cm; lateral sepals width 1.1 cm; length 2.8 cm; lip width 2.1 cm; length 2.4 cm.

 

Award No. 2015-18. Den. amabile ‘Jules’ CCM HOS (86.2 Pts.).
Owner: Gary Moniz, Mililani
Date and Place of Award: June 11, 2015, Aiea Orchid Show
Plant Description: One hundred ninety-two flowers on six inflorescences; sepals and petals white overlaid with pink; lip white, yellow proximally; foliage clean; grown in an eight-inch cement pot.
Flower Dimensions: Natural spread horizontal 4.2 cm; vertical 4.0 cm; dorsal sepal width 1.0 cm; length 2.2 cm; petals width 2.3 cm; length 1.9 cm; lateral sepals width 1.3 cm; length 2.3 cm; lip width 2.1 cm; length 2.0 cm.

 

Award No. 2015-19.  Award withdrawn as requested by the owners.

 

Award No. 2015-20. Blc. Mei Ling Wong ‘Midnight Ruby’ CR HOS (79.4 Pts.).
Owner: Scot Mitamura, Kailua
Date and Place of Award: June 22, 2015, Aiea Orchid Club Meeting
Plant Description: Three flowers on one stem; flowers overall bright scarlette red with deep blood red borders; lip deep velvety texture; column creamy white with slight yellow striations on the lobes; shape of flowers is slightly cupped but well balanced forming almost a perfect circle; flowers have outstanding lip for the hybrid;
Flower Dimensions: Natural spread horizontal 14.0 cm; vertical 15.0 cm; dorsal sepal width 3.5 cm; length 9.5 cm; petals width 5.8cm; length 8.0 cm; lateral sepals width 3.4 cm; length 8.0 cm; lip width 7.0 cm; length 9.4 cm.


Award No. 2015-21
. Ctna. Why Not ‘Momilani Sunrise’ AM HOS (80.0 Pts.)
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Owner: Calvin Kumano, Pearl City
Date and Place of Award: July 29, 2015, Aiea Orchid Club Meeting
Plant Description: Twenty-one flowers and five buds on two inflorescences with branching laterals; flowers have very good substance and round shape; petals and lip well balanced; flowers very bright yellow overall; petals clean yellow; sepals have a slight orange tint.
Flower Dimensions: Natural spread horizontal 5.2 cm; vertical 5.0 cm; dorsal sepal width 1.0 cm; length 3.4 cm; petals width 3.0 cm; length 2.9 cm; lateral sepals width 1.0 cm; length 3.4 cm; lip width 2.6 cm; length 2.4 cm.


Award No. 2015-22
. Lc. Tristar Bouquet ‘Pam’ CCM HOS (83.3 Pts.)
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Owner: Pam Waki, Aiea
Date and Place of Award: October 8, 2015, Honolulu Orchid Society Show
Plant Description: Ninety-five flowers on four inflorescences; sepals light magenta; petals and lip pyloric, light magenta basally, darkening to dark magenta at outer half with light magenta tips; flowers in clusters that adorn an 83 centimeter tall plant grown in moss covered bark in an 8-inch plastic pot; substance good; texture velvety.
Flower Dimensions: Natural spread horizontal 7.9 cm; vertical 7.7 cm; dorsal sepal width 1.4 cm; length 4.7 cm; petals width 2.8 cm; length 4.2 cm; lateral sepals width 1.5 cm; length 4.5 cm; lip width 2.7 cm; length 4.8 cm.


Award No. 2015-23.
Den Waianae Blush ‘Miya’ CCM HOS (88.0 Pts.)
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Owner: H&R Nurseries, Waimanalo
Date and Place of Award: October 8, 2015, Honolulu Orchid Society Show
Plant Description: Two hundred sixty-four flowers and thirty-eight buds on thirty-four inflorescences; flowers overall pristine white with light pink centers radiating from the center of the lip and column; palate and keels have darker pink striations; plant is grown with no blemish on the foliage; many new aerial keikis and older canes have blooming spikes; plant is grown in a twelve inch box.
Flower Dimensions: Natural spread horizontal 8.5 cm; vertical 7.5 cm; dorsal sepal width 1.8 cm; length 3.8 cm; petals width 4.3 cm; length 4.0 cm; lateral sepals width 2.1 cm; length 4.3 cm; lip width 1.7 cm; length 3.2 cm.

 

Award No. 2015-24. Den Enchantment ‘Casey Heart’ AM HOS (81.3 Pts.).
Owner: Clem Roldan, Aiea
Date and Place of Award: October 8, 2015, Honolulu Orchid Society Show
Plant Description: Ninety-four flowers and nine buds on six inflorescences; sepals and petals white with light purple overlay, darker feathering on the proximal edge; lip purple; keel white; column white with light purple tip; substance good; texture matte.
Flower Dimensions: Natural spread horizontal 3.5 cm; vertical 3.0 cm; dorsal sepal width 0.5 cm; length 1.4 cm; petals width 0.8 cm; length 2.0 cm; lateral sepals width 0.6 cm; length 1.2 cm; lip width 0.7 cm; length 1.2 cm.

 

Award No. 2015-25. Dtps. Maui Galaxy ‘Sheila’ AM HOS (82.7 Pts.).
Owner: Sheila Andrade, Ewa
Date and Place of Award: October 8, 2015, Honolulu Orchid Society Show
Plant Description: Eleven flowers and three buds on one inflorescence; sepals white with maroon spots at base; petals white with maroon edging and spots becoming intense at base; lip pink with white side lobes and dark maroon throat; texture matte; substance good.
Flower Dimensions: Natural spread horizontal 5.0 cm; vertical 4.5 cm; dorsal sepal width 2.2 cm; length 2.3 cm; petals width 2.2 cm; length 2.3 cm; lateral sepals width 1.7 cm; length 2.2 cm; lip width 1.4 cm; length 1.5 cm.


Award No. 2015-26
. Dtps. Maui Galaxy ‘Dark Splash’ CR HOS (79.0 Pts.)
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Owner: Sheila Andrade, Ewa
Date and Place of Award: October 8, 2015, Honolulu Orchid Society Show
Plant Description: Six flowers and six buds on one inflorescence; flowers overall dark velvety magenta; tip of petals have a white picotee overlay with light spotting; sepals fade from dark magenta to white with light lavender tips; flower shape very uniform; stem is typical for Doritis.
Flower Dimensions: Natural spread horizontal 5.6 cm; vertical 5.5 cm; dorsal sepal width 1.5 cm; length 2.8 cm; petals width 2.4 cm; length 2.6 cm; lateral sepals width 2.2 cm; length 2.7 cm; lip width 1.5 cm; length 1.8 cm.

 

Award No. 2015-27. Css. retisquama ‘Pilipinas Orange Stars’ CCM HOS (86.7 Pts.).
Owner: Edward Peltier, Aiea
Date and Place of Award: October 8, 2015, Honolulu Orchid Society Show
Plant Description: One hundred twenty flowers on one hundred twenty inflorescences; sepals and petals soft orange; lip and column white; vigorous plant forty-six centimeters wide by seventy-five centimeters tall; grown in twenty centimeter clay pot with wire frame and sphagnum moss; substance medium; texture crystalline.
Flower Dimensions: Natural spread horizontal 2.9 cm; vertical 2.8 cm; dorsal sepal width 0.7 cm; length 1.5 cm; petals width 0.6 cm; length 1.7 cm; lateral sepals width 0.6 cm; length 1.5 cm; lip width 0.1 cm; length 0.5 cm.


Award No. 2015-28.
V. sanderiana var alba ‘Mallory’s Delight’ AM HOS (83.3 Pts.)
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Owner: David and Mary Bealer, Aiea
Date and Place of Award: October 26, 2015, Aiea Orchid Club Meeting
Plant Description: Sixteen flowers and sixteen buds on three inflorescences (sixteen flowers on one inflorescence judged); flowers overall pristine, white base with citrus green lateral sepals; petals citrus green splash at the base; lip waxy citrus green; shape of flowers slightly rectangular vertically.
Flower Dimensions: Natural spread horizontal 8.4 cm; vertical 11.5 cm; dorsal sepal width 4.7 cm; length 5.4 cm; petals width 3.4 cm; length 4.6 cm; lateral sepals width 5.7 cm; length 5.5 cm; lip width 2.2 cm; length 2.1 cm.

 

 

 

 

 

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