Agenda -- 34th Meeting of RCHB for Rotary Year 2020-2021

  • Pledge of Allegiance  --  Deborah Beaver
  • Words of Inspiration -- Curt Sharp
  • Introduction of guests
  • Announcement by the President
  • Announcements by the Director, Committee Chair and by the members
  • Anniversaries
  • Happy Dollars
  • 4-Way Test -- Brian Lindsey
Meeting Notes can be found here:
Published Presentation: None

Pledge of Allegiance -- Led by Deborah Beaver

Inspiration -- Curt Sharp

Introduction of Guests

Toby Taniguchi -- Prospective member.
Janell Kuamoo -- Prospective member.
Mike Marshall -- Guest speaker.

Announcements by the President


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

  • Recorded Meeting:
    Published Presentation:
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Volunteers needed!

March 10, 2021 Meeting
  • Pledge of Allegiance:   Curt Sharp
  • Inspiration:   Mary Begier  
  • Birthday Song:   Minions
  • 4-Way Test:   Bob Juettner

Upcoming RCHB Meetings

  • Wednesday, March 10 -- Guest Speaker is Barbara Kiernan, coordinator of a RI Project in Mexico
  • Wednesday, March 17 -- Guest Speaker is Mark Merriam -- Myanmar Update
  • Wednesday, March 17 -- Board of Director's Meeting, immediately following the general meeting
  • Wednesday, March 24 -- Guest Speaker TBD
  • Wednesday, March 31 -- Guest Speaker TBD
  • 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 Curt Sharp
  • Wednesday, May 5 -- Youth Service Month, Guest Speaker TBD
  • 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

Email regarding Diaper Project

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




Announcements, Director / Committee Chair report

  • Volunteer opportunity  - COVID Vaccine Scheduling for DOH -- Sharon Scheele.  Still needs volunteers.  Please contact Sharon if you are interested in helping.

  • Diaper Project -- Sharon Scheele and Geoli Ng.  The entire month of March is dedicated to raising funds for the Diaper Drive.  A flyer was sent out and members are requested to disperse them far and wide to support the project.

  • HRYF -- Richard Cunningham.  Richard is accepting donations for HRYF through March.

  • RYLA -- Tim Hansen.  RYLA was awesome and Tim thanks members who helped make it happen.

  • Junior Achievement -- Sharon Scheele.  Sharon is looking for volunteers to support JA in the schools.  Waiakea has 23 teachers looking for assistance.

  • Easter and the Foodbasket -- Sharon Scheele.  Sharon is coordinating efforts to support the Foodbasket for Easter.  Make checks payable to the Foodbasket so you get the tax credits and you can deliver it to Sharon and she will coordinate with the Foodbasket for delivery.  

  • April work day -- Deborah Beaver.  April 24th is a beach clean-up day Hawaii wide.  She is working with the Big Island coordinator (Keith Greer) to determine sites for clean-up.  More to follow as the date gets closer.


Anniversaries between February 25 and March 3, 2021

Wedding Anniversary 


Club Anniversary 

Hirona Yamanaka -- February 27, 2019   Sponsor was Miyuki Lee


Paula Uusitalo -- March 1


Junichi Noumaru was pictured in the Sunday, February 28th Tribune Herald, on Page A10, in color, in the Journey through the Universe Hawaii Island.  The faculty for the Astronomy Educators in the Community were listed.

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: 
Mary B. was $25 happy.  The Journey of the Universe was amazing.
Toby T. matched Mary's $25 for the Journey of the University compliment.
Sharon S. is $50 happy -- $25 for Girl's Day and the girls in her life and $25 because of the great experience she had with KTA delivery.  Her dollars are designated to HRYF.
Art T is $10 happy.  He acknowledged Toby T. for his second visit, happy to see Mike Marshall and showed us what he got the girls in his life for Girls Day.
Miyuki L. is $10 happy for Tim's success with RYLA.
Curt S. is $25 happy to see the enthusiasm of this group this morning.
Virginia J. is $10 sad.  Rotarian friend, Phil Silvers, lost his son to COVID his week.
Geoli is $25 happy.  Waiakea Water is supporting YuYok with water during her recovery and also her company is donating $100/month to Hawaii Diaper for the rest of the year.  She is happy to have Rotary as a partner.

Guest speaker:  Michael Marshall, Art Department UHH on COVID Budget Cuts Impacts


Rotary IQ Winner -- 2 cases of Waiakea Water, courtesy of Geoli Ng.   And the winner is:  Richard Cunningham

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


Next Meeting -- Wednesday, March 10 -- Barbara Kiernan, coordinator of a RI Project in Mexico


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


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For Another Great Meeting!