June 2020 Volume 31 | Issue 44

June 17, 2020

Aloha. E komo mai.
Hilo Bay
Service Above Self
We meet Wednesdays at 7:00 AM
Online (Zoom meeting)
P.O. Box 11506
Hilo, HI 96721
United States of America
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President's Announcement
Lorraine Davis
member photo
  • Notes from last meeting has been posted on ClubRunner
  • Recording of the June 26, 2020 Installation meeting has been posted on YouTube
  • Member Followup:
    • Resignation as of June 30: Patty Sue Salvador, Karolyn Lundkvist, Bettye Williams
    • Leave of absence submitted: Kevin Hopkins (YuYok sent a beautiful card to Kevin to let him know that his Rotary friends and family are thinking about him and his family.
  • Thank you for all who donated to Polio Plus!
  • All East Hawaii Group Meeting held every first Thursday of the month at 12:00
  • 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.
  • Future Rotary International Conventions
    • Taipei: June 12-16, 2021
    • Houston: June 4-8, 2022
  • Together Talks 

    It is a weekly series of online conversation events, connecting people from across the globe to a range of leading speakers from the worlds of business, humanitarian interest and more.

  • We received a letter from Ku'ikahi Mediation Center. Our club donated $2,500 from our community grant.
Executives & Directors
Vice President
President Elect
Attendance Secretary
Sgt at Arms
HRYF Chairman
Public Relations
Club Trainer
Oktoberfest Co-chair
  • James Tyrin - Next rice project will be on Thursday, July 2nd @ Aunty Sally's Luau Hale located at 799 Piilani St. in Hilo. Two shifts from 1-4pm and 4-7pm (or until done). Please contact James if you are available and for which shift.
  • Junichi Noumaru - You will have to pre-register for Zoom installation. (Please see e-mail Lorraine sent out)
  • Richard Cunningham - Sandra was happy and surprised to win the mirror for HRYF donation drawing.
Thank you so much to Junichi for serving as President of Rotary Club of Hilo Bay this past year. Otsukare sama deshita!

Today's Inspiration and Quote

“Kindness warms and courage cheers"
            - Emily Brontë

Guest Speaker

Today's vocational speaker was Dani Riggs. He is the clinical advisor for child and family services. This week he shared with us the effects of isolation and shelter in place during COVID-19.
Please click the video link to listen to the entire talk:
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Marlene Norton
July 15
Steven Jacunski
July 4
Kim Keahiolalo
Ted Keahiolalo
July 6
William Barnes
July 17
Jan Haraguchi-Abundo
John Abundo
July 24
Join Date
Arthur Taniguchi
July 1, 1994
26 years
Julie Hugo
July 1, 1991
29 years
Paul Ferreira
July 1, 2016
4 years
Marlene Norton
July 8, 2015
5 years
Curtis Sharp
July 9, 2016
4 years
Barbara Hastings
July 12, 2006
14 years
Emmeline de Pillis
July 13, 2011
9 years
Gary Young
July 18, 2018
2 years
Suzanne Robotham
July 19, 2018
2 years
Junichi Noumaru
July 22, 2015
5 years
Tomoaki Saito
July 23, 2003
17 years
Lorraine Davis
July 25, 2012
8 years
Kevin Hopkins
July 28, 2010
10 years

Happy Dollars

Paula Uusitalo - ($20) 10 for Daughter's baby shower on Zoom, attending University of Miami Graduation 10 for Junichi
Sandra Wagner-Wright - ($20) Attention 2 coins is getting and for manuscript resting
Richard Cunningham - ($10) Effort and skills Junichi has had to keep meeting going on Zoom
Yu Yok - ($10) Junichi for Zoom meetings and Sandra for nomination for book awards
Art Taniguchi - ($10) Junichi's well organized Zoom
Katie Lambert- ($10) Prayer for niece, rare form of Leukemia
Miyuki Lee - ($10) Thank you to Junichi serving as President this past year!
Mary Begier - ($10) Match the $10, proud of Junichi
Bob Juettner - ($20) Proud of Junichi and thank you to Richard for helping to hang picture
Alan Okinaka - ($20) Miyuki's Dark Roast coffee and for Junichi as President
Kim Kalehiolalo - ($10) Thank you Junichi!
Mike Carrol - ($10) Thank you Junichi!
Jan Haraguchi-Abundo - ($10) Thank you Junichi!
Lorraine Davis - ($5) Visited Miyuki @ Kinoole Farmers Market and met with 5 other members
Sharon Scheele - ($5) For being a part of the group at Kinoole Farmers
Tom Witthans - ($10) Thank you Junichi and Graduation of twins from Dartmouth
Preston Barnes - ($20) Thank you Junichi and happy for Alan's haircut

Upcoming Events

Next club meeting - 7/1 at the Hilo Yacht Club

Wednesday, July 1: Vocational Speaker


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