The 69th Hilo Orchid Show, Waves of Orchids, was a success. Above, HOS member Shelby Smith surfs under a wave of orchids at the Jungle Mist Orchids exhibit built by Caleb Houck and Tim Brown. For more photos from the show, click on the photo above.
2023 Officers Sworn In. The board members for 2023 were sworn in at the Holiday Party in December. Above, Bill Rawson, at left, administering the oath, Rusty Gorton (behind Bill), Ellen Train, Lise Dowd, Rick Kelley, Larry Kuekes, Tom Mirenda, Kevin Evans,, Karl Mendonca. Not pictured: Ben Oliveros, Sandra Dixon, Natalie Hebden.
New Board members. Board of Trustees members for 2023 were elected at the November meeting, including new Trustees Rusty Gorton and Natalie Hebden, above.
Video of November 2022 meeting. Karen Kimmerle, owner of Island Sun Orchids, talked about how to grow Vandas. If you missed the meeting, you can see Karen's talk by clicking on the photo above.
Video of July 2022 Meeting. Larry Kuekes talked about orchid show mini displays. If you missed our July meeting, you can see Larry's talk by clicking on the photo above.
Video of May 2022 Meeting. If you missed our May meeting, you can see it by clicking on the photo above. Larry Kuekes gave a presentation "Help" – Where to get orchid help and answer your questions." Larry's talk starts about 23 min. 30 sec. into the video.
Video of April 2022 Meeting. If you missed our April combined in-person and Zoom meeting, you can see it by clicking on the photo above. David Toyoshima talked about classic Cattleyas. His talk starts at about 31 minutes into the video.