Agenda -- 44th Meeting of RCHB for Rotary Year 2020-2021  

  • Pledge of Allegiance  --  Mary Begier
  • Words of Inspiration --  Miyuki Lee
  • Introduction of guests
  • Announcement by the President
  • Announcements by the Director, Committee Chair and by the members
  • Anniversaries
  • Happy Dollars
  • 4-Way Test -- Richard Cunningham
Recorded Meeting:
Published Presentation:  None

Pledge of Allegiance -- Led by Mary Begier with assistance from Tim Hansen

Inspiration -- Miyuki Lee


Introduction of Guests

Jessica Histo, guest speaker
Dillon Histo, Jessica Histo's son and inspiration for forming Hawaii Diaper Project

Guest Speakers -- Jessica Histo, Hawaii Diaper Project


Announcements by the President



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

  • Meeting Notes can be found here:  
    Recorded Meeting:  
    Published Presentation:  None
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Volunteers needed!

May 26, 2021 Meeting
  • Pledge of Allegiance:   Curt Sharp
  • Inspiration:     Curt Sharp
  • Birthday Song:   Minions
  • 4-Way Test:   Janell Kuamoo

Upcoming RCHB Meetings

  • 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, Michelle Flemming, YWCA Preschool and recipient of RCHB Funds
  • Wednesday, June 2 -- Rotary Fellowship Month -- Guest Speaker Dr. Junichi Noumaru -- a virtual tour of Mauna Kea
  • Wednesday, June 9 -- Guest Speaker D'Andrea Pelletier -- expanding Opera on Hawaii Island
  • Wednesday, June 16 -- Vocational Day, Guest Speaker Yu Yok Pearring
  • Wednesday, June 16 -- Board of Director's Meeting, Immediately following the general meeting
  • Wednesday, June 23 -- Guest Speaker -- Jenae Green, C-SPAN
  • Wednesday, June 30 -- Induction of New Officers -- stay tuned for more information -- A.M. meeting is dark.
  • Wednesday, July 7 --  Leadership Transition Month -- Mike Carroll -- General Meeting
  • Wednesday, July 14 -- Speaker TBD
  • Thursday, July 15 -- Board of Director's Meeting, Zoom, time to be announced.
  • Wednesday, July 21 -- Vocational Speaker Day, Guest Speaker is Virginia Juettner
  • Wednesday, July 28 -- Club Assembly -- Strategic Planning and Fundraising

Other Rotary Meetings and Invitation


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 2022 -- will be held May 20-22, 2022 at the Aulani, a Disney Resort and Spa.  Early registration is open now -- $365 pays for your registration and meal package. 

The link to registration is:
If you plan to use a credit card, you will be notified after July 1 to include your credit card in your registration.


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.  Registration is open here:
  • Houston: June 4-8, 2022




Announcements, Director / Committee Chair report

  • Volunteer opportunity  - COVID Vaccine Scheduling for DOH.  Looking for experienced volunteers to staff the phones.

  • HPD and EMS sign waving project -- Art Taniguchi results.  Art acknowledged all the folks that responded to both sign wavings.  Mary B. and fellow realtors, Curt S., Tom W. and his wife and her sister, Toby T and KTA staff with homemade signs, David D., Geoli N (also supplied water), Dale T. and his wife, Art T. and his wife and daughter, two former police chiefs, EMS fire chief and chaplain, and numerous civic groups participated as well.  (if I missed someone, my apologies.)

  • James Tyrin -- Club Social Results.  Was a pleasant social and planning on another in-person social in May.

  • Mike Carroll reported that 22 members have 100% attendance at RCHB.  If you have participated in an activity that can be considered a Rotary make up, please let Mike know.

  • Tim Hansen reported that he sent out an email about the Foodbasket for future support.

  • Tim Hansen also gave an inspirational and joyous announcement that Rotary invoices for next year's membership will be coming up.  Stay tuned for the invoice in your email box.


Anniversaries between May 6 and May 19, 2021

Wedding Anniversary 

Yu Yok Pearring (to Mike)  May 6, 1989

Club Anniversary 

Kim Keahiolalo     May 14, 2014
Steven Sylvester    May 17, 2017
Dale Tokuuke    May 9, 1996


William Barnes IV   May 6
Dave DeLuz, Jr    May 10
Janelle Kuamoo   May 16
Geoli Ng    May 8

Traditional Happy Birthday Song




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: 
Art T. was $10 happy for the two walks to honor HPD and EMS.
David D. matched Art's happy dollars and reason.
Janell K. matched Art's happy dollars and reason.
Michelle F. matched Art's happy dollars and reason.
Mike C. is $10 happy for Junichi's virtual tour of Mauna Kea.
Toby T. matched Art's happy dollars and reason.  (Thank you Art for inspiring us!)
David D. challenged to give $100 to RI in Junichi's name if he would do a virtual tour of Mauna Kea that includes inside shots and mechanics of a telescope.  Junichi accepted the challenge.


Rotary IQ Winner -- Rotary Magic Coffee Mug, courtesy of cleanout of the storage shed.   And the winner is:  Curt Sharp.

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


Board meeting immediately following this meeting.

Next Meeting -- Wednesday, May 26, Guest Speaker is Michelle Flemming, YWCA Developmental Preschool and recipient of District Grant


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  -- Richard Cunningham