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Chapter Minutes June 6, 2015

AAJA Hawaii Chapter Meeting

June 6, 2015

Nico’s at Pier 38

4 p.m.

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.


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


Alaska Airlines – online request submitted May 31, 2015

Aqua and Aston Resorts

Disney Aulani

Hilton Hawaii

Golf for Sony Open or Lotte

Kahala Hotel


Polynesian Cultural Center

Starwood Hawaii



Marcus Mariota – contacts?


Treasurer’s Report:

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

Comedy U

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.


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