December 2022 Volume 34 | Issue 13

December 21, 2022

Aloha. E komo mai.
Hilo Bay
Service Above Self
Wednesdays at 7:00 AM
White Guava Cafe
54 E Puainako St.
Hilo, HI 96720
United States of America
Due to COVID-19 pandemic, in-person meetings at White Guava Cafe and online meetings using Zoom are held approximately alternatively. Please contact us for the schedule.
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President's Announcement
Mike Carroll
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Announcements by the President

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Other Rotary Meetings and Invitation

District Happenings

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

  • Houston: June 4-8, 2022
Executives & Directors
Vice President
President Elect
Sgt at Arms
Club Service
HRYF Chairman
Public Relations
Club Trainer
Oktoberfest Co-chair
  • Rudolf the Polio P.I.G.
Genki Ball
Women's Rotary Shirts Available 
$10 each: (2)Small, (2) Medium, (2) Large, (1) XL
please see Lorraine
Salvation Army Bell Ringing
East Hawaii Rotarians have two opportunities to participate in community service activities this Friday, December 23.  First, there are still many slots open for Salvation Army Bell Ringing at Safeway.  We have reduced the time frame from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. so letʻs see how many slots we can fill up. Hereʻs the link to sign up:
HRYF Supports graduating seniors
        Donations for Scholarships.
        $50 (or more) puts your name in for the incentive gift. 
Christmas Party -
Dec. 17, 2022 at Coco Cantina
Door Prizes
Lorraine- Soap
Dale- Rotary Bag
Steve- Depends
POLIO P.I.G. $12.00
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Peter Muller
December 5
Marcia Sakai
December 8
Tim Hansen
December 17
Dale Tokuuke
December 27
Spouse Birthdays
Ted Keahiolalo
December 29
Michelle Flemming
Jason Flemming
December 14
Mike Carroll
Chief Carroll
December 31
Join Date
Steven Jacunski
December 1, 1992
30 years

Guest Speaker


Jessica Histo


Jessica is a registered nurse on the Big Island. She earned a B.S. in Nursing from Hawai`i Pacific University. A published author in childbirth education and former co-chair of the Association for Women’s Health, Obstetrics and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN), Hawai’i section, Big Island chapter, Jessica currently serves as a nurse in the Maternity Ward at Kona Community Hospital and teaches prenatal classes and Intermediate Fetal Monitoring.  Jessica founded the Hawai’i Diaper Bank as the Big Island Diaper Drive in 2016 and currently serves as the President and Board Secretary.


Below are links for some of the ways to refer families in need or to kōkua us.
  • Refer a family in need :
  • Host a Diaper Drive:
  • Monetary Donations
    • Please make checks out to our fiscal sponsors- Hawai'i Children’s Action Network with “Hawai'i Diaper Bank” in memo and send to mailing address:
P.O. Box 2044
Kamuela, HI 96743
  • Visit our website at or like/follow us on social media IG/Facebook @hawaiidiaperbank, Twitter @hawaiidiaper
  • If you would like more information about becoming an ‘Ohana Ambassador or know of community based organization that would like to partner with us please email me at



"The days are long, but the years are short."
                                                                      - Unknown
Happy Dollars
Steve ($100) Friends of Children's Justice Center, following David's challenge last week.- Thank you Janell for taking charge of this years Christmas Party.
John ($10) Thank you David for the computer equipment that was donated for the children in Guatemala. 
Dave ($3) Thank you Allan for the fish that he brought back from his last trip. 

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