Agenda -- 37th Meeting of RCHB for Rotary Year 2020-2021

  • Pledge of Allegiance  --  Art Taniguchi
  • Words of Inspiration --  Richard Cunningham
  • Introduction of guests
  • Announcement by the President
  • Announcements by the Director, Committee Chair and by the members
  • Anniversaries
  • Happy Dollars
  • 4-Way Test -- Bryan Lindsey
Meeting Notes can be found here:
Recorded Meeting:
Published Presentation:  None

Pledge of Allegiance -- Led by Art Taniguchi

Inspiration -- Richard Cunningham


Introduction of Guests


Announcements by the President


The notes of the last club meeting has been posted on the ClubRunner.

  • Recorded Meeting:
    Published Presentation:  None
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Volunteers needed!

March 31, 2021 Meeting
  • Pledge of Allegiance:   
  • Inspiration:       
  • Birthday Song:   Minions
  • 4-Way Test:   

Upcoming RCHB Meetings

  • Wednesday, March 24 -- Guest Speaker is Mark Merriam, update on Myanmar
  • Wednesday, March 31 -- Guest Speaker is Richard Courson, Polio Plus and honoring Sharon Scheele
  • Wednesday, April 7 -- Maternal and Child Health Month, Guest Speaker is Terri Lum, East Hawaii Children's Justice Center
  • Wednesday, April 14 -- Guest Speaker Past DG Win Shoneman -- Rotary Legacy
  • Wednesday, April 21 -- Vocational Day, Guest Speaker is Misa Sato
  • Wednesday, April 21 -- Board of Director's Meeting, Immediately following the general meeting
  • Wednesday, April 28 -- Guest Speaker is TBD
  • Wednesday, May 5 -- Youth Service Month, Art Kimura -- Exchange with Ehime High School
  • Wednesday, May 12 -- Guest Speaker TBD
  • Wednesday, May 19 -- Guest Speaker is Jessica Histo, Hawaii Diaper
  • Wednesday, May 19 -- Board of Director's Meeting, Immediately following the general meeting
  • Wednesday, May 26 -- Guest Speaker TBD
  • Wednesday, June 2 -- Rotary Fellowship Month -- Guest Speaker TBD
  • Wednesday, June 9 -- Guest Speaker TBD
  • Wednesday, June 16 -- Vocational Day, Guest Speaker TBD
  • Wednesday, June 16 -- Board of Director's Meeting, Immediately following the general meeting
  • Wednesday, June 23 -- Guest Speaker TBD
  • Wednesday, June 30 -- Induction of New Officers -- stay tuned for more information

Other Rotary Meetings and Invitations


District Happenings

A series of D5000 Rotary webinars is available for your viewing, either live or recorded.  You can also find ton of webinars in the Learning Center at
D5000 Webinar Recordings:
Business Assistance webinar recording:

Mark Your Calendars

District Conference 2021

  • Will be held for the first time in Hilo commemorating 100 years of Rotary on Big Island on May 14, 15 and 16, 2021.  The event is now 100% virtual.  Volunteers who have skills in videotaping and virtual platforms are requested.  Please contact Alan Kusunoki at

District Conference 2023

  • Will be held in Hilo.  The committee is looking for volunteers to help with the planning and a co-chair from East Hawaii.

Future Rotary International Conventions

  • Taipei: June 12-16, 2021 Rotary International has announced that the International Conference will be virtual due to the ongoing threat of the COVID virus.  Stay tuned for further news.
  • Houston: June 4-8, 2022



Board Meeting Highlights --  Board is researching what it will entail to meet in person again.  This includes venue, costs and possibility of hybrid type meeting.  We will continue to Zoom in April.

Announcements, Director / Committee Chair report

  • Volunteer opportunity  - COVID Vaccine Scheduling for DOH -- Sharon Scheele.  Still looking for volunteers to support the project.  Side note:  Benson Medina sent an email out encouraging folks who have been trained and have already volunteered to consider volunteering more.  Expected that help will be needed through the summer.

  • Diaper Project -- Sharon Scheele and Geoli Ng. 

  • HRYF -- Richard Cunningham.  

  • Junior Achievement -- Sharon Scheele.  Sharon has enough volunteers for the session.  Thank you to the folks who volunteered.  Stay tuned for dates for training.

  • Easter and the Foodbasket -- Sharon Scheele.  

  • April work day -- Deborah Beaver.  

  • Club Social -- James Tyrin  Club social is pushed back to March 25 -- invite a friend to share in the diversity of wines that will be tasted.  James will send an email out.

  • Dictionary Project -- James Tyrin   

Anniversaries between March 18 and March 24, 2021

Wedding Anniversary 

Mary Begier -- March 20, 1989 to Lyle Phillips
Geoli Ng -- March 23, 1991 to Kurt
Art Taniguchi -- March 21, 1990 to Barbara

Club Anniversary 

William Barnes IV -- March 18, 2020  Sponsor was Preston Barnes, III
John Gapp -- March 18, 2020  Sponsor was Tom Witthans
Tim Hansen -- March 19, 2014 Sponsore was Steve Jacunski


Bryan Lindsey -- March 23




Happy Dollars

Keep your happy dollar donation in an envelope and bring it to the next in-person meeting, send a check to RCHB, PO Box 11506 or pay via credit card from our new online payment system: 

Guest speaker:  Mark Merriman, update on Myanmar

Rotary IQ Winner -- All 5 bottles of wine for the Wine Tasting Social.  Courtesy of David DeLuz, Jr.   And the winner is:  _______________


Last week's winner was: ______________________________

Looking for Prize Donors -- Please let Lorraine know what you would like to offer.


Next Meeting -- Wednesday, March 31, Richard Courson, Polio Plus and honoring Sharon Scheele

Short Board meeting to follow immediately after the regular meeting. 


Looking for guest speakers -- please contact Lorraine Davis if you have someone you know would be a good speaker for our club.


The Four Way Test  -- Bryan Lindsey