AAJA Hawaii Chapter Meeting
June 6, 2015
Nico’s at Pier 38
Attendance: Linda Dela Cruz, Stan Lee, Wes Nakama, Jason Ubay, Kristen Wong
Call to Order: 4:26 p.m.
Approval of the minutes: There were no May minutes. The April minutes were approved via email.
President’s Report: Jason’s report on the silent auction: He requested an item from the LPGA and the coordinator didn’t respond. The next registration deadline was extended to June 30 for the national convention. Jason’s looking into Virgin America for silent auction donation items.
Vice President’s Report: Silent auction update: This is an update regarding the silent auction items requested for the 2015 AAJA National convention.
SILENT AUCTION ITEM SECURED:
Grand Wailea – three-night stay ocean view value $2,165.82 Yvonne Biegel / Ann Wilson
Hyatt Regency – two-night stay value $600 – Laura Van Sciver
Halekulani – not donating this year. They donated in 2013 and 2014. put in a request for 2016 on 5/24/15. Have not heard back yet.
Four Seasons Lanai – not donating for 2015 or 2016
SILENT AUCTION INQUIRIES SENT TO:
Alaska Airlines – online request submitted May 31, 2015
Aqua and Aston Resorts
Golf for Sony Open or Lotte
Polynesian Cultural Center
Marcus Mariota – contacts?
Our CD expired and we didn’t renew it so it rolled into our savings account. Stan will open a new CD.
Stan will also check on new rates at the credit union.
Our mid-year financial report is due in mid-July to AAJA National. They ask for copies of all receipts and checks. It goes to Glenn Sugihara. Stan will work on it.
New Business: The board discussed different venues to have meetings.
Wednesday at 6 or 6:30
Eat the Street
Korean Festival July 11
Manoa Falls hike
Hawaii News Now hangouts
August – Paina
September – Eat the Street
October – Underdog/Restaurant Row
National Board Representative’s Report: No report.
Next meeting: July 11, 11 a.m. at the Korean Festival
Adjournment: 5:12 p.m.