Mark Your Calendar

Mark Your Calendar

This Post highlights the major events that will be occurring in February and March for HOS members.  On February 11, there will be a field trip to the Kawamoto Orchid Nursery.  The field trip will give members an opportunity to see a wide variety of orchids.  The Kawamoto’s have a large collection of Orchid species and Tillandsias.  The month of March will especially be a busy month with a Silent Auction scheduled for the March 8 general membership meeting.  Members more »

Robert and JoAnn Higuchi Selected as HOS’ 2016 Orchidists of the Year

Robert and JoAnn Higuchi Selected as HOS’ 2016 Orchidists of the Year

Robert and JoAnn Higuchi were announced as the Honolulu Orchid Society’s 2016 Orchidists of the Year.  Past President Ruth Chun presented the husband and wife team with the award at the Society’s Annual Banquet held on Sunday, January 29 at the Hale Ikena Restaurant.  For the past two years, JoAnn chaired the HOS display at the Manoa Orchid Show and co-chaired the HOS Sales Table at the HOS Annual Orchid Show while Robert chaired the Election Committee.  They donated refreshments more »

February General Membership Meeting

February General Membership Meeting

Dr. Janice Uchida of the University of Hawaii will be the featured speaker at Wednesday’s (February 8, 2017) general membership meeting at the Lanakila Elementary School Cafeteria.  The meeting will start at 7:00 PM.  Dr. Uchida will be updating the membership on Fusarium, a devastating fungal disease that affects orchids.  She will also give a report on the plant samples that were brought in by members and analyzed by the University of Hawaii. Click on the Post to get a more »

HOS Website Has A New Look

HOS Website Has A New Look

Thanks to our web guru Blaine Fergerstrom, the Honolulu Orchid Society website has taken on a slicker look.  You will find it easier to navigate the site with the subject tabs at the top of the page.  If you have suggestions to better improve the website, let us know.

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