• Pledge of Allegiance  --  Sharon Scheele
  • Words of Inspiration -- Geoli Ng
  • 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
    • Rotary Foundation -- Junichi Noumaru
    • Monthly Social, Work Day -- James Tyrin
  • Anniversaries
  • Happy Dollars
  • 4-Way Test -- Tim Hansen
Recorded Meeting:

Pledge of Allegiance -- Led by Sharon Scheele

Moment of Silence -- Honoring our Veterans 

Inspiration -- Geoli Ng


Introduction of Guests


Announcements by the President

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

  • The notes from the November 4, 2020 RCHB meeting can be found here:
  • The recording of the meeting can be found here:
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District Grant Check Presentation on November 4

Thank you Geoli, Tim, Curt and Steve for being a part of the presentation.

Veteran's Home Presentation on November 10


Volunteers needed!

Next weeks meeting:
  • Pledge of Allegiance:   Mike Carroll
  • Inspiration:    Sandra Wagner-Wright
  • Birthday Song:   Virginia Juettner
  • 4-Way Test:    Bob Juettner
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.  

Pete Muller informed me that he has some Rotary shirts still in inventory.  He reports that he has some very nice shirts.  Cost for the shirts are $45 and if you are interested in adding to your shirt collection or need a new shirt, contact him directly.  His information can be found in the RCHB member spreadsheet that Alan O. sends out.

Upcoming RCHB Meetings

  • 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.  Giving James Tyrin a reprieve -- his father passed on Monday and he needs to spend time with his family.  If anyone wants to take on the club social for November, let Lorraine know.
  • 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.

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

Celebrating 100 years of Rotary in Hilo.  

December 1, 2020 5:30-6:30 pm.  Celebrating 100 years of Rotary in Hilo.  
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 994 5400 1347
Passcode: 786580

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



Announcements, Director / Committee Chair report

  • Veterans Project -- Virginia Juettner.

  • District Auction -- Mary Begier

  • Foundation Month -- Junichi Noumaru

Foundation quiz #1. To be a 100% Every Rotarian, Every Year Club, 
Rotary clubs must achieve a minimum Annual Fund contribution of (A) per capita during the Rotary year, and every dues-paying member must personally contribute at least (B) to the Annual Fund during the year.

Answer: A=$100, B=$25
  • 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 (

Work Day at Hilo Daijingu - November 7 - James Tyrin


Anniversaries between November 4 and November 11, 2020


Wedding Anniversary 


Club Anniversary 



Richard Cunningham -- Nov. 11
Sandra Wagner-Wright -- Nov. 8



Curt Sharp emailed me and he has ink cartridges (black and color).  One set is labelled HP62 (Black) and the others are for an Epson 215 and he has both black and color.  If anyone can use them, please contact Curt.  His contact info is on the spreadsheet that Alan O. sends out.

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: 

We are a happy club!

Sandra W. is $5 happy for her birthday.

Richard C. is $140 happy.  $100 to HRYF and the other 40 for his age.

Sharon S. is $10 happy.  It is Al's birthday as well.  Tara got results back and her cyst is benign.

Junichi N. is $10 happy.  $5 for the remote classes he has been teaching in Japan and in Turkey and $5 to announce that he has job openings for Subaru Telescope on the mountain.  If you want to know more about the job, contact Junichi.

Art T. is $5 happy.  He reached out to Kalika Kastein and met virtually with Kalika and her supervisor and he is discussing possible joint peace project we can be involved in.  While Kalika is in New Zealand, the company she works for is based out of Hiroshima.

Chester C. is $20 happy.  $10 to acknowledge that Richard C. is one year older than him and $10 to celebrate the van donated to the Boys and Girls Club by TMT.

Virginia J. is $10 happy.  She was pleased to participate in the hand off of items to the Veteran's home yesterday and gave kudos to the Rotarians that were involved and/or contributed to the project.

Tim H. is $5 happy for a variety of reasons.  He was pleased to be a part of the presentation to the YWCA, he is visiting in-laws in Southern California, RYLA (happening Feb. 26 and 27, 2021 is shaping up), there is a Big Island RYLA meeting tomorrow if anyone is interested (Tim to send info to Lorraine who will send it out to RCHB members).  Tim also announced that Annika, the peace candidate we sponsored was not chosen, and is encouraging her to apply again next year.  He reported that she is teaching in Chuk and is challenged with the effects of COVID on the school systems.  There is a shortage of teachers and supplies.  He has asked how RCHB might be able to support her and she will be in contact in the near future.  More to follow.

Richard C. announced that in last Thursday's Hawaii Tribune Herald,  there was an article that showcased the veterinary student Kealaka`i "Ala" Matsumoto.  The article can be found in the 11/5/2020 HTH paper and on the HTH website.

Guest Speaker -- PE Mike Carroll



Next Meeting

  • The next club meeting will be Wednesday, November 18, Vocational Day, Speaker is Geoli Ng.

The Four Way Test  -- Tim Hansen