HOS Captures Best Large Display Trophy at 2011 Kunia Orchid Show

The Honolulu Orchid Society took the first place trophy for a large floor display at the 2011 Kunia Orchid Show.  This was the second year in a row that HOS has taken the 1st place trophy at Kunia.  The Show was held in the Leilehua High School Gymnasium during March 18-20, 2011.  Congratulations go to co-chairs Williette Wong and Carol De Witt and their hard working crew for the eye catching display.  About a dozen members brought plants for the display.  Several won trophies as the best in their categories.  Dendrobium Paul Paquette ‘Calvin T. Abe’ owned by Calvin and Sherry Abe won the prestigious Best in Show trophy.  Other trophy winners in the HOS Display included Bill and Hilda Takamatsu’s Den. Big Alex x Den. Silver Wings (Best Lavender Dendrobium), Williette Wong’s Dtps. I-Hsin Cinderella (Best Yellow Phalaenopsis), Pam Waki’s V. Yuuko Iso-Sumida ‘Ted Sumida’ (Best Vanda and Best Semi-Terete Vanda), Roy Andrade’s Epi. Pacific Sunrise (Best Epidendrum), Calvin and Sherry Abe’s Brsdm. Lillian Oka ‘Lillian’ (Best Oncidium), Williette Wong’s Paph. Duguesclin (Best Paphiopedilum), and Kim Fernandez’s Paph. Michael Koopowitz (Best Multi-Floral Paphiopedilum). 

HOS Display at the 2011 Kunia Orchid Show
Williette Wong, Mei Lin Wong-Gary and Carol De Witt pose in front the HOS Display. Williette and Carol served as co-chairs for putting up the display.


HOS Display at the 2011 Kunia Orchid Show
The HOS Display had several plants that won trophies for best in category.

HOS Judging at the 2011 Kunia Orchid Show
HOS Judges Ed Oka and Stan Noda carefully inspect the plants. The HOS Judging Panel did the judging for the Show.

HOS Display at the 2011 Kunia Orchid Show
HOS Judge Wesley Wong admires the large white dendrobium (Den. Paul Paquette 'Calvin T. Abe') which was selected by the judges as the Best in Show.