Agenda -- 47th Meeting of RCHB for Rotary Year 2020-2021  

  • Pledge of Allegiance  --  Janell Kuamoo
  • Words of Inspiration --  Barbara Hastings
  • Introduction of guests
  • Announcement by the President
  • Announcements by the Director, Committee Chair and by the members
  • Anniversaries
  • Happy Dollars
  • 4-Way Test -- Bob Juettner
Recorded Meeting:
Published Presentation:  None

Pledge of Allegiance -- Led by Janell Kuamoo

Inspiration -- Barbara Hastings


Introduction of Guests

D'Andrea Pelletier -- 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!

June 19, 2021 Meeting
  • Pledge of Allegiance:   Art Taniguchi
  • Inspiration:     Tim Hansen
  • Birthday Song:   Minions
  • 4-Way Test:   Geoli Ng

Upcoming RCHB Meetings

  • 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
  • Wednesday, July 7 --  Speaker Mike Carroll -- Leadership Transition 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

Mike C. -- District Grant

There is $552 for non-matching District Grants, $828 in matching District Grants, and $1182 for International Grants available this year.  Applications from Non-Profits for the non-matching District Grant should be submitted to RCHB by the end of June for review and consideration at the July 2021 Board of Director's meeting.  The matching District Grant typically goes to RYLA and Curt Sharp is evaluating some international applications for the International Grant.  Mike C. will send out the non-matching District Grant application to members to distribute to favored non-profits.

Tim H. -- Membership Dues

A big mahalo to members who have already paid their dues.  Tim has to respond to Rotary International by June 30 to account for all members.  Please make sure that you have paid your dues by then.  For those who want to pay by check, send your check to Rotary Club of Hilo Bay, PO Box 11506, Hilo, HI  96721.

James T.  -- Club Social

Our club social will meet in person at Temple on Thursday, June 10 from 4:30 to 6:30 pm.  Seating is limited so please RSVP James to attend.  James sent an email out to all club members on Monday.  


Anniversaries between June 3 and June 9, 2021

Wedding Anniversary 


Club Anniversary 



Toby Taniguchi, June 4

Traditional Happy Birthday Song



Received from Jessica Histo, Hawaii Diaper Bank

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. is $20 happy.  She had a $12,000 bill to replace her tranmission in her car and is thankful she had the funds available.
Barbara H. is $5 happy.  She is enjoying her 3 chicks.
Allen O. is $10 happy.  Echoing Barbara, he will cherish the relationship he has with his 4 cows.
Tim H. is $5 happy.  He is trying to end a relationship with his neighbors rooster and will contribute $10 if someone can supply a solution.
Virginia J. is $10 happy.  She and Bob are going to attend a seminar about the eradication of fire ants and hopes they will get information to solve their fire ant problem.  Mike C. said it is an excellent presentation.
Tom W. is $10 happy.  He and his wife are flying out on Saturday to do some RV'ing.

Guest Speaker -- D'Andrea Pelletier, potential member.  Her topic is Opera on the Big Island.


Rotary IQ Winner -- A bottle of Maui wine, courtesy of Mike Carroll.   And the winner is:  Art Taniguchi.  Art, please contact Mike C. to coordinate the prize pick-up.

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


Next Meeting -- Wednesday, June 16, Vocational Day.  Guest Speaker is YuYok Pearring.

There will be a Board of Director's meeting immediately following the June 16 meeting.


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  -- Bob Juettner