• Pledge of Allegiance  --  Deborah Beaver
  • Words of Inspiration -- Richard Cunningham
  • Introduction of guests
  • Announcement by the President
  • Announcements by the Director, Committee Chair and by the members
    • Veterans Project -- Virginia Juettner
    • District Auction -- Mary Begier
  • Anniversaries
  • Happy Dollars
  • 4-Way Test -- Paula Uusitalo
Recorded Meeting:

Pledge of Allegiance -- Led by Deborah Beaver

Inspiration -- Richard Cunningham


Introduction of Guests

Doug Adams

Announcements by the President

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

  • The notes from the October 28, 2020 RCHB meeting can be found here:  
  • And the video of the meeting can be found here:
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Volunteers needed!

Next weeks meeting:
  • Pledge of Allegiance:   Sharon Scheele
  • Inspiration:    Geoli Ng
  • Birthday Song:   Virginia Juettner
  • 4-Way Test:    Tim Hansen
Slate of Officers -- Elections have to be held by the end of the year.  Step up, Step up and join the fun and consider being a part of the Board, an Officer, or Committee Chair.  


Upcoming Meetings

  • Wednesday, November 4 -- Foundation Month.  Guest speaker is Junichi Noumaru.
  • Wednesday, November 11 -- Club Training Day.  Guest speaker is PE Mike Carroll.
  • Wednesday, November  18 -- Vocational Day.  Guest speaker is Geoli Ng.
  • Wednesday, November 18 -- Board of Director's Meeting directly after the general meeting.
  • Thursday, November 19 -- Tentative Club Social.
  • Wednesday, November 25 -- Dark.  Have a Happy Thanksgiving.
  • Wednesday, December 2  -- Disease Prevention and Treatment Month -- Guest speaker is Dr. Jim Gude
  • Wednesday, December 9 -- TBD
  • Wednesday, December 16 -- Guest speaker -- Dr. Yumiko Ohara
  • Wednesday, December 16 -- Board Meeting directly following the regular meeting.
  • Wednesday, December 23 -- Dark, Have a safe and blessed holiday.
  • Wednesday, December 30 -- Club General Assembly -- Vote on the slate of officers.

Other Rotary Meetings and Invitations

Email blasts this past week.
November 4 at 2 p.m. there will be a presentation of the District Grant check to the YWCA of Hawaii Island.  Meet at the portico on 145 Ululani Street.
Saturday, November 7 there are two webinars being offered by D5000.  One is Introduction to Rotary and is geared for new members and prospective members.  The second webinar is Protecting our Youth and is geared for folks who will be working with youth (Rotaract, Interact and RYLA).  For the second webinar it is required that at least one person from each club attend.  If you plan to work with youth, please plan to attend and let President Lorraine know that you attended.

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 at Grand Naniloa Hotel on May 14, 15 and 16, 2021.
          The District is looking for volunteers to head up the decorations for the Conference.  If you are interested in being a part of the committee (or even leading the committee) please contact me.

Future Rotary International Conventions

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


Pres Lorraine, Much mahalo for Your commitment to the two Global Grants Your Club is supporting!  We'll keep You informed and updated on these Nepal Projects!
Thanks again,
Kimo-Jim B.  808-987-2611

Announcements, Director / Committee Chair report

  • Veterans Project -- Virginia Juettner.  

  • We have 7 iPads to donate; plants and other items on November 10.  She recommends that we not do a drive by but find another activity to support the Veteran's Home at Thanksgiving.  
  • District Auction -- Mary Begier

  • Auction has closed and invoices have gone out to the winners of the auction items.  Mary thanked RCHB members who contributed and bid on the auction.  
  • Report on Drive By Birthday -- Tim Hansen

  • Volunteer opportunity  - Continuing through November.  -- Junichi Noumaru

State Department of Health and UH Nursing request Rotarians to help for the face mask observation. The purposes of this project are (1) to monitor ongoing use of face masks/coverings by the public in Hawaii and (2) to track social norm change in regard to mask wearing over time. A pair of volunteers will count the number of people who (a) wear the mask correctly, (b) wear the mask in correctly and (c) don't wear the mask at a designated location (Prince Kuhio Plaza, Keaukaha Beach Park (Start at parking lot), Liliuokalani Park or Airport post office) from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturdays until November 28. Instructions include the counting device and how to report the counts are available on YouTube:
The sign-up sheet is also available online.
If you have any question, please contact Dr. Glauberman (

Anniversaries between October 29 and November 4, 2020


Wedding Anniversary 

Gary Young and Suzanne Robotham -- November 2 -- They said that the flowers they received from RCHB were nice.

Club Anniversary 

Alan Okinaka - November 1, 1988  Sponsor was Barry Taniguchi.  32 years.
Trevor Rodrigues -- November 1, 1993  Sponsor was Les Tanimoto.  27 years.
Allen Novak - November 1, 2004  Sponsor was Pete Muller.  16 years.

Thank you for the combined 75 years of service to Rotary and thank you to the sponsors.


Alan Okinaka -- November 3
Virginia Juettner -- November 3
Irene Nagao -- November 1



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: 

Virginia and Bob are $50 happy because they will celebrate 50 years of marriage on the 27th of November.  Secrets to a long and happy marriage -- Virginia says to keep life interesting.  Bob says to choose wisely.  (Congratulations!)

Sharon S. is $20 happy because she will become a great-grandmother in April  There are a couple of medical concerns but is happy about the baby.  (Congratulations -- we hope you will keep us updated.)

Art is $10 happy.  He acknowledged Tim and Irene's drive by birthday bash and that he has been asked to serve as honorary consul to Japan for another 5 years.  (Congratulations!)

Tim is $5 happy.  He work up to Mitch Roth as the new Hawaii Island mayor.  He also announced that RYLA will be virtual this year and will be held February 26-27, 2021.  More information to follow.


Guest Speaker -- Junichi Noumaru

Thank you, Junichi.  The PowerPoint presentation has been put on our website.

Presentation file in PPTX

Presentation file in PDF

Next Meeting

  • The next club meeting will be Wednesday, November 11, Speaker is PE Mike Carroll.

The Four Way Test  -- Mary Begier