Lectures & Demonstrations
Informal lectures and demonstrations by knowledgable speakers are held throughout the show. It's your chance to find out how to take care of the orchids you just bought, or just learn something interesting you didn't know.
Friday, July 28, 2023
10:00 am Growing Vanda Orchids by Rick Kelley, former President, Hilo Orchid Society.
11:00 am Growing Oncidium Orchids by Glen Barfield, American Orchid Society judge.
1:00 pm How to Grow Cattleya Orchids by Sheldon Takasaki, owner of Carmela Orchids
Saturday, July 29, 2023
10:00 am How to Grow Vanda Orchids on Trees by Rick Kelley, former President, Hilo Orchid Society
11:00 am Culture of Phalaenopsis Orchids by Tom Mirenda, American Orchid Society judge.
1:00 pm Orchid TLC - Reviving Orchids by James Keach, American Orchid Society judge.
2:00 pm How to Mount Orchids on Trees by Jeff Fendentz, Hilo Orchid Society.
Sunday, July 30, 2023
11:00 am Tour of the awarded orchids with an American Orchid Society Judge - Tom Mirenda.