• Pledge of Allegiance  --  Curt Sharp
  • Words of Inspiration -- Sharon Scheele
  • Introduction of guests
  • Announcement by the President
  • Announcements by the Director, Committee Chair and by the members
    • HRYF - Richard Cunningham
  • Anniversaries
  • Happy Dollars
  • Guest Speaker -- Justina Acevedo-Cross, Hawaii Community Foundations
  • 4-Way Test -- Richard Cunningham
Video of the club meeting can be found here:

Pledge of Allegiance -- Led by Curt Sharp

Inspiration -- Sharon Scheele



Geoli Ng - prospective member 
Misaki Saito - prospective member 
Doug Adams - Assistant Governor
Jim Bekker - Rotary Club of Hilo
Michelle Flemming - YWCA of Hawaii Island Developmental Preschool
Justina Acevedo-Cross - Hawaii Community Foundation, guest speaker

Announcements by the President

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

  • The notes from the August 26 RCHB meeting can be found here:  
    And the video of the meeting can be found here:
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Upcoming Meetings

  • Wednesday, September 2 -- Guest Speaker Justina Acevedo-Cross, Hawaii Community Foundation.  Meeting starts at 7:00 am.
  • Saturday, September 5, --Welcome to Rotary for non-members and new members to learn the Rotary Basics.      Meeting ID# 989 3428 2111, PW 843514  Meeting begins at 9:00 am.
  • Wednesday, September 9 -- Guest Speaker is Jim Becker, Speaking on Global Telemedicine.  Meeting starts at 7:00 am.
  • Wednesday, September 16 -- Vocational Day.  Guest speaker YuYok Pearring.  Meeting starts at 7:00 am.
  • Thursday, September 17 -- Club Social, Location and Time, TBD.
  • Wednesday, September  23 -- Guest Speaker is District Governor Naomi Masuno, Meeting starts at 7:00 am.
  • Wednesday, September 23 -- Board Meeting, immediately following the General Meeting.  Will end at 9:00 am.
  • Wednesday, September 30 -- 5th Wednesday of the Month, General Assembly.  Meeting starts at 7:00 am.

Other Rotary Meetings and Invitations

Email blasts this past week.

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 Governor and Assistant Governor Visit -  September 23, 2020

District Conference 2021

  • Will be held for the first time in Hilo commemorating 100 years of Rotary on Big Island at Grand Naniloa Hotel on May 14, 15 and 16, 2021.

Future Rotary International Conventions

  • Taipei: June 12-16, 2021
  • Houston: June 4-8, 2022


Gary Young announced that Best of East Hawaii came out yesterday and for the ninth year in a row, his company, Island Home Loans, has been voted best of mortgage companies.  Congratulations, Gary!

Announcements, Director / Committee Chair report

HRYF - Richard Cunningham

Other Chair Announcements

Curt Sharp -- International Service.  Curt and Chester C. attending the International Service meeting and learned about some of the international and global projects Rotary is involved in.  Applications for the global grant is due Nov. 1.  
Sharon Scheele shared that Misaki Saito and Geoli Ng have applied for membership at the Rotary Club of Hilo Bay.  Their application is being circulated with the Board of Director's.  Installation plans are for the 23rd of September.

Anniversaries between August 27 and September 3, 2020

Wedding Anniversary 

Junichi Noumaru (Chiaki) August 29  Congratulations.  Junichi's advice for longevity in marriage is to say yes.

Club Anniversary 

Deborah Beaver -- August 27, 2014  T
Mike Carroll -- August 27, 2014

Thank you both for your years of service with RCHB!



Volunteers for Next Week:

Pledge of Allegiance -- Mary B.
Inspiration - Sandra W.
Birthday Song - Mary B.
4-Way Test - Richard C.
Thank you!




Happy Dollars

Keep your happy dollar donation in an envelope and bring it to the next in-person meeting. You may contact Deborah Beaver to make a payment with your credit card or mail your check to the club. Thank you.
In addition, you may now pay from our new online payment system: 

Gary Y. is $100 for his company, Island Home Loans, as being Best of East Hawaii in Mortgage companies for the 9th year in a row, and going for 10 years being best of.

Lorraine D. is $10 happy for seeing a kolea bird in her subdivision.

Mary B. is $10 happy for Deborah B. and Mike C. club anniversary.  They are great Rotarians.

Mike C. is $10 happy.  Thank you to Mary and also he is heading to Kona to order a 2 person kayak/outrigger.

Virginia J. is $10 happy that after some renovations have been completed, she is able to move back into her bedroom.  She states that she has moved from utter chaos to just chaos.

Miyuki L. is $10 happy for the Rotarians that have stopped by her booth at the Farmer's Market and supporting her business.


Guest Speaker -- Justina Acevedo-Cross, Hawaii Community Foundations


Next Meeting

  • The next club meeting will be Wednesday, September 9 from 7 a.m. via Zoom.  Guest Speaker Jim Becker on Global Telemedicine.

Additional Announcements


The Four Way Test  -- Richard Cunningham