Posted by Kerry Glass on Feb 15, 2014
Waiakea Interact Garage Sale a Success
The Waiakea High School Interact club held a fundraiser Garage Sale on February 15th at the home of Rotarian and Interact sponsor Yoko Hayano. Several club members assisted in the event by working on set-up, pricing and on helping out on sale day. The event raised more than $800 for the Interact Club.
Posted by Kerry Glass on Jan 30, 2014
Students and sponsors of the Waiakea High School Interact Club
Posted by Kerry Glass on Jan 17, 2014
Rotary Says Goodbye to Gui
The Rotary Club of Hilo said it's goodbye's to their exchange student from Brazil, Guilherme "Gui" Assencio. Gui is returning to Brazil next week after an all to short visit to Hawaii. Shown above with his host families are Rotarians Gail Takaki, Kui Costa, Sally O'Brien and Rand Mundo.
Posted by Kerry Glass on Jan 13, 2014
Nancy Cabral Honored as Athena Award Winner
Nancy Cabral was honored by the Hawaii Island Chamber of Commerce as their Athena Award winner for 2013. This was in recognition for her ongoing contribution to women in business.
Posted by Kerry Glass on Oct 26, 2013
Team End Polio Now Wins Team Prize
Members from the three Hilo Rotary Clubs and the UH Hilo Rotaract Club participated in the annual YWCA Walk a Mile In Her Shoes against domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse. The "End Polio Now" team won first prize for collecting the most team contributions.
Posted by Kerry Glass on Sep 21, 2013
Waiakea High School's Interact Club Cleans Up
The Interact Club from Waiakea High School and their club sponsors were joined by the Rotaract Club from the University of Hawaii at Hilo and Rotary club members from the Rotary Club of Hilo and the Hilo Bay Rotary Club to clean up Liliuokalani Park. On Saturday, September 21 starting at 8:00 am the 50 plus "trash baggers" fanned out across the park to help clean up our aina.
Posted by Kerry Glass on Sep 20, 2013
New Paul Harris Society Members Honored
The club welcomed three new members into the Paul Harris Society at it's meeting on September 20th. Assistant District Governor Dave Hurd honored Russ Oda, Jenny Johnson and Richard Johnson for their ongoing contributions and commitment to The Rotary Foundation.
Posted by Kerry Glass on Sep 06, 2013
Hilo Medical Center Foundation Presented Check
The Rotary Club of Hilo and the Hilo Rotary Club Foundation presented the Hilo Medical Center Foundation with a check for $13, 574.08 from the proceeds of the Hilo Brewfest which was held in June. Pictured above present the check (l to r) are Club President Kerry Glass, Hilo Brewfest Founder Bob Hanley, Medical Center Foundation Director Lori Rogers, Past Club President Alan Kusunoki and Hilo Rotary Club Foundation Chairman John McVickar.
Posted by Kerry Glass on Aug 19, 2013
Hiroshima South Sister Club Visit
Our sister club from Japan, Hiroshima South, arrived on Thursday, August 15 for a brief two day visit. The group consisted of 16 adults and nine students. A welcome Steak Fry was held at Wailoa State Park on the evening of their arrival. On Friday some of the the adults were treated to golf in Volcano and others did a short tour of Hilo and Volcano Nat'l Park. On Friday evening the adults attended a farewell pot luck at the home of Helene and Harvey Tajiri. They departed for Kona on Saturday morning.
Posted by Kerry Glass
Youth Exchange Student Guilherme "Gui" Assêncio Arrives in Hilo
Rotary Club of Hilo's inbound Youth Exchange student, Guilherme Assêncio, from Brazil, arrived at the Hilo airport on Tuesday evening, Aug 6 where he was met by his host families for the year and other Rotarians.
Posted by Kerry Glass on Jul 26, 2013
District Governor Phil Sammer Gives Energizer Awards
Treena Breyfogle and Bob Hanley were selected for a District 5000 Energizer Award by the Rotary Club Hilo's Board of Directors for their extraordinary efforts in making the first annual Hilo Brewfest a resounding success. Pictured above are (l to r) Club President, Kerry Glass; Bob Hanley, Treena Breyfogle, and District Governor Phil Sammer.
Posted by Kerry Glass on Jul 02, 2013
Kerry Glass Installed as Rotary Club of Hilo's 93rd President