Ruth P. Chun was installed as President of the Honolulu Orchid Society during the Society’s Annual Business Meeting and Installation Banquet held on Sunday, January 16, 2011, at the Hale Ikena Restaurant at Fort Shafter. Chun succeeds Ben Sills who served as President in 2009 and 2010. Chun is a graduate of the University of Hawaii at Manoa where she earned her Bachelor of Art degree in Sociology and Psychology, Bachelor of Education degree in Elementary Education, and Master of Education degree in Curriculum and Instruction. She is retired from the State Department of Education where she served as a school teacher, vice-principal, and State specialist in community education. She is a certified judge of the American Orchid Society and the Honolulu Orchid Society.