The Hilo Orchid Society has a commitment to our local community. The 2018 volcanic eruption in Puna devastated many residents whose homes or businesses were destroyed or made inaccessible, including many orchid nurseries. Our Board of Trustees voted to donate the entire proceeds of the Silent Auction in the 2018 Hilo Orchid Show to volcano disaster relief.
Our Silent Auction raised $8000. We donated: