2011 World Orchid Conference Will be Featured at August HOS Meeting

Dr. Inge White, Professor of Botany/Microbiology at Windward Community College, will be giving her impressions of the 2011 World Orchid Conference at the August 8 General Membership Meeting of the Honolulu Orchid Society.  The 2011 World Orchid Conference was held in Singapore in November 2011.

Christopher Akatsuka will also be on the program to talk about his scientific poster that he presented at the World Orchid Conference.  Mr. Akatsuka is a recent graduate of Hawaii Baptist Academy and has been mentored by Dr. White for the past four years.  He will be doing his undergraduate study in medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

The Honolulu Orchid Society meets on the second Wednesday of each month at the Lanakila Elementary School Cafeteria.  Meetings start promptly at 7:00 PM.  Guests are more than welcome to attend.  Light refreshments are served.