The Special Events Team welcomes our new HAWAII YACHT CLUB members
and hope they take advantage of the wide range of SPECIAL EVENTS offered
for your enjoyment and participation.
Beau Hunt being the gentlemen he is greeted each guest glowing from ear to ear; it was as if he couldn't believe this was happening.
Staff Commodore Frank Lange opened the event by gathering everyone for a once in a life time group photo, while Staff Commodore Al Bento blessed the food that was prepared by many.
Staff Commodore's Hank Peterson, Bud Thompson, Bob Heidrich, Frank Lange, Bob Johnson, Al Bento, Jim Schade, and Commodore Sterling Lau thanked them for their outstanding years of service to HYC and congratulated them for their devotedness to each other of 76 years of marriage. Staff Commodore Bud Thompson and Gloria Shorthose presented them with $75.00 in change to be donated to the Junior Sailors, change Gloria accumulated over the years. Each Staff Commodore and Commodore added a touch of class by presenting them with a beautiful orchid lei.
Volunteers gathered to support Beau and Roz Hunt's celebration and are commended for their outstanding participation: Carl Geringer, Staff Commodore Al Bento, Monti Opperman, Todd Smith, Mike Christie, Michele Hansen, Staff Commodore Linda West, Gerheart Labay, Suzie Heidrich, Bobbie Blumme, Gayle Longstreth, George Machado, and Mike Phillips. Mahalo volunteers for coming forward, giving of your time, and making a memorable day for Beau and Roz Hunt.
Special Events next big event is the annual Veterans' Day all "U" can eat Pancake Breakfast, Thursday 11 November 2010, 8:30 AM to Noon. Veterans' receive a complimentary breakfast - breakfast is open to all Veterans'. Don't forget to bring your family and friends for an enjoyable, relaxing breakfast at HYC. Tickets will be sold in November - $6.00 advance purchase, $8.00 at the door.
The Special Events Team would like to welcome our new members and hope they take advantage of the wide range of events offered for your participation. Please join us in the following:
JR./KEIKI FISHING TOURNAMENT Sunday January 31,2010;
There are some exciting changes which evolved from a planning session: Wikoliana Educational Excursions will join this tournament, educating the children about ocean awareness and the importance of releasing their fish The Pros call it .Tag and Release. Ninth grade students from St. Andrews Priory School will be aboard each fishing vessel. Their job will be to take photos of the anglers with their fish, weigh the fish, and return the fish back to the beautiful blue Pacific. A special Waikiki Yacht Club awards ceremony will project photos of all winners on a flat screen TV. Swimming, games and food will additionally be part of the afternoons events.
Angler and skipper registration will take place at Hawaii Yacht Club, along with the angler and skipper briefings. Rods, reels, bait, hooks and childrens life jackets will be handed out while boarding fishing vessels. Swim relays, BBQ, and trophy presentation will be held at Waikiki Yacht Club. All anglers are winners and will receive a prize. The WYC Shuttle will be available and run between the clubs.
Results of the tournament will be published in the March bulletin and posted around the clubs.
The committee is looking forward to another successful event and would like to thank founders Jim Ohara and Stan Thornton for providing children a fishing opportunity and a day of Fun n The Sun.
Mark your calendar for the Memorial Day All U Can Eat Pancake Breakfast, Monday May 31st, 8:30 am to noon. Bring your friends and enjoy a relaxing breakfast cooked and served by HYC volunteers. Veterans will once again receive a complimentary breakfast. More information will be forthcoming.
SPECIAL EVENTS CALENDAR 2010