Mahalo for visiting The Rotary Club of Honolulu

Rotary around the globe has accomplished many wonderful achievements, and continues to do so this year, guided by our new theme "Rotary Connects the World".
As we are ever closer to the eradication of polio, with 42 cases remaining within the Pakistan/Afghanistan region, Rotary continues to provide hope for humanity throughout the world.
Chartered on July 1, 1915, the Rotary Club of Honolulu remains the oldest and largest Rotary Club in Hawai`i.  Our club includes 150 business, civic, and community leaders, both young and seasoned, all with a commitment to a better world through the common purpose of "Service Above Self".
Our club is known for its "Town Hall" lunchtime programs that include influential speaker and panels that give us pause to broaden our understanding of current issues and challenges, and ultimately encourage solution driven conversations.  We also are graced with the opportunity to visit an active submarine or aircraft carrier from time to time!
Our club meets three times per month in the Monarch Room of the famed "Pink Palace" - The Royal Hawaiian Hotel located in Waikiki.  We assemble to better our relationships, purpose ourselves with thoughtfully planned projects in our community, and to reach out and welcome new leaders to our network.  Each of our members eagerly gives of their own time and resources; their uniqueness and individual abilities collectively are able to move mountains.
Please come and join us for one of our meetings.  You will find the friendship and variety of vocations represented by our members to be encouraging, thoughtful, and hopefully inspiring enough for you to engage in our purpose!  To learn more about our club and our good work in making Hawai`i a better place, or to find out the particulars of our next meeting, please call Martha at 808-922-5526 or email us at administrator@honolulurotary.com.
 
Our best Aloha,
Paul Saito, President 2019-20
Home Page Stories
We invited five of our newest members to tell us about their occupations and one interesting detail about themselves.  Mahalo to Rob, Tim, Lee, Jennifer, and Poki'i!
 
 
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Guest speaker Denis Salle, Honorary Consul for Germany and dean of the Consular Corps of Hawaii, presented the history of Germans in Hawaii and the mission to restore and maintain the Hackfeld Gate in Walker Park downtown Honolulu.
 
 
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Guest speaker Lynne Johnson, musicologist and member of the Board of Directors of Hawaii Opera Theatre, presented a preview of the opera The Marriage of Figaro, which opens at the Blaisdell Concert Hall on February 14.
 
 
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President Paul exchanged Club banners with Leah Quisada, a visiting Rotarian from the Rotary Club of Makata Premier District, Philippines.  Leah was happy to meet several of our members who participate in our annual humanitarian projects in the Philippines.
 
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Robert Van Tassell, CEO of Catholic Charities Hawaii, was inducted as a new member on January 21.  Welcome Rob!
 
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Guest speaker Rick Blangiardi, who recently retired as President and General Manager of Hawaii News Now regaled our members and guests with stories of his illustrious career.
 
 
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Keoki Kerr, Communications Specialist at Hawaii State Teachers Association, "talked story" with PP Linda Coble, sharing stories about his journalism career and some important lessons he learned along the way.
 
 
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RI Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Statement
As a global network that strives to build a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change, Rotary values diversity and celebrates the contributions of people of all backgrounds, regardless of their age, ethnicity, race, color, abilities, religion, socioeconomic status, culture, sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity.  Rotary will cultivate a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture in which people from underrepresented groups have greater opportunities to participate as members and leaders.
2019 Rotary Club of Honolulu Thailand Project
The Rotary Club of Honolulu's international service project in Lamphun, Thailand has concluded.
 
 
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Our Project and Social Outing Photo Albums-Please visit!
 
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