Upcoming Events


Dates and agenda subject to change.  Please contact KOS@konaorchidsociety.org for up-to-date information. All monthly meetings are held on the first Friday of every month (unless otherwise noted) and are open to the public. 

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Monthly Membership Meeting - Friday, March 2, 2018
The meeting will be held at the Makua Lani Academy Bridge Building at 74-4966 Kealakaa St., off Palani Road in Kailua-Kona.  The meeting will begin at 6:00PM with the serving of light dinner at 6:15. Bring a dish to share. All meetings are open to the public, free admission.

The speaker for the evening will be Heather Forester, Invasive Ant Extension Specialist.  She will be educating us on the Little Fire Ant .  They are being found on the West side of the island. Come learn what you can do to stop their spread.   


Monthly Membership Meeting - Friday, April 6, 2018
The meeting will be held at the Makua Lani Academy Bridge Building at 74-4966 Kealakaa St., off Palani Road in Kailua-Kona.  The meeting will begin at 6:00PM with the serving of light dinner at 6:15. Bring a dish to share. All meetings are open to the public, free admission.

Instead of a speaker this month, members will be bringing their orchid keikis to share with others.  


Annual Mothers Day Sale!  
Friday and Saturday, May 11 & 12, 2018
Old Airport Pavilion, Kona
Friday 9am - 6pm & Saturday 8am - 4pm. 


Monthly Membership Meeting - Friday, June 8, 2018
Date change due to conflict with school event
The meeting will be held at the Makua Lani Academy Bridge Building at 74-4966 Kealakaa St., off Palani Road in Kailua-Kona.  The meeting will begin at 6:00PM with the serving of light dinner at 6:15. Bring a dish to share. All meetings are open to the public, free admission.

The speaker will be Tanya Lam, an orchid hobbyist from San Diego. Topic not decided yet. 


Monthly Membership Meeting - Friday, July 6, 2018
The meeting will be held at the Makua Lani Academy Bridge Building at 74-4966 Kealakaa St., off Palani Road in Kailua-Kona.  The meeting will begin at 6:00PM with the serving of light dinner at 6:15. Bring a dish to share. All meetings are open to the public, free admission. 

Speaker not determined yet.

NO Monthly Membership Meeting in August


Monthly Membership Meeting - Friday, September 7, 2018
The meeting will be held at the Makua Lani Academy Bridge Building at 74-4966 Kealakaa St., off Palani Road in Kailua-Kona.  The meeting will begin at 6:00PM with the serving of light dinner at 6:15. Bring a dish to share. All meetings are open to the public, free admission.

The speaker will be Scot Mitamura from Oahu.  He will have growing information and how to deal with pests. Scot is orchid horticulturist for Honolulu Botanical Gardens. 


Monthly Membership Meeting - Friday, October 5, 2018
The meeting will be held at the Makua Lani Academy Bridge Building at 74-4966 Kealakaa St., off Palani Road in Kailua-Kona.  The meeting will begin at 6:00PM with the serving of light dinner at 6:15. Bring a dish to share. All meetings are open to the public, free admission.

The speaker will be Leslie Hayes-Cullen.  She is an accredited AOS judge and will be sharing tips on what makes a great orchid plant/blooms.  



Monthly Membership Meeting - Friday, November 2, 2018
The meeting will be held at the Makua Lani Academy Bridge Building at 74-4966 Kealakaa St., off Palani Road in Kailua-Kona.  The meeting will begin at 6:00PM with the serving of light dinner at 6:15. Bring a dish to share. All meetings are open to the public, free admission.

The speaker will be Peter Lin of Diamond Orchids of southern CA. He is an aid orchid hobbyist, hybridizer and AOS judge. 

December the annual Holiday party for Members and Guests


Monthly Membership Meeting - Friday, January 4, 2019
The meeting will be held at the Makua Lani Academy Bridge Building at 74-4966 Kealakaa St., off Palani Road in Kailua-Kona.  The meeting will begin at 6:00PM with the serving of light dinner at 6:15. Bring a dish to share. All meetings are open to the public, free admission.



Monthly Membership Meeting - Friday, February 1, 2019
The meeting will be held at the Makua Lani Academy Bridge Building at 74-4966 Kealakaa St., off Palani Road in Kailua-Kona.  The meeting will begin at 6:00PM with the serving of light dinner at 6:15. Bring a dish to share. All meetings are open to the public, free admission.