India's National Polio Immunization Day

Polio is a highly infectious disease caused by a virus. It invades the nervous system, and can cause total paralysis in a matter of hours. Polio cases have decreased by over 99% since 1988, from an estimated 350 000 cases then, to 416 reported cases in 2013.
Carroll Cox, Executive Director EnviroWatch

EnviroWatch, The State of Hawaii’s Environment

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Larry Osborn

Larry Osborn - “Drone Technology: The Changing Face of Unmanned Systems”

“Drone Technology: The Changing Face of Unmanned Systems” Larry Osborn, EVP, CSO, Dreamhammer While Serving in the U.S. Navy, Mr. Osborn accumulated more than 4,000 hours of flight time and 850 carrier landings in tactical jet aircraft.…

13 Years Later: The State of Homeland Defense

13 Years Later: The State of Homeland Defense Creighton Goldsmith The question is: Are we safer now than we were on 9/11/2001? Creighton started off by saying that these remarks were solely his own. What is the state of affairs today? Russia…

William Kanui, A Story From the Grave

Cemetery Pupu Theater & William Kanui, A Story From the Grave: Tom Woods, Hawaii Mission Houses Tom described this unique dinner theatre experience sponsored by the Hawaiian Mission Houses, as “history comes “alive” at Honolulu’s…
Dustin Shindo

High Technology Entrepreneurism in Hawaii - Dustin Shindo

High Technology Entrepreneurism in Hawaii Dustin Shindo Dustin Shindo describes himself as a serial entrepreneur. He was a co-founder of Hoku Scientific, with his friend Kaleo Taft, and is now a founder of Pono Corp., again with Kaleo Taft.…

Hawaii Quality of Life - Steve Petranik

Hawaii Quality of Life Report 2014 Steve Petranik, Hawaii Business Magazine Hawaii Business, the premier business magazine in Hawaii, did a Hawaii Quality of Life Report 2014, published at the end of 2013. Steve Petranik, editor of Hawaii…

State Fiscal Balance, How would you know?

  State Fiscal Balance, How would you know? Paul Brewbaker, TZ Economics Paul Brewbaker, Ph.D., who has spoken often at Metro Rotary, managed to turn the science of economics into entertainment, helping us all to understand (as much…

Langley Ukulele Ensemble

The Langley Ukulele Ensemble from Langley, British Columbia has performed for the club since 1998 only missing their Hawaiian performances in 2013. Last year Peter Lunango retired as ensemble leader and took the family on a much deserved vacation…

Hawaii Opera is HOT!

Our guest Speaker: Simon Crookall, Exec. Director, Hawaii Opera Theatre Hawaii Opera Theatre (HOT for short—isn’t that a great acronym!) started in 1960 as part of the Honolulu Symphony Orchestra. It became a separate organization in 1980,…