Jan 8

Pau Hana Parrot Heads Annual Report 2012

During  2012 the Pau Hana Parrot Heads have held:

10 Social Phlockings

4 Business Meetings

Participated in 5 Charity events.

We have raised $2650 in Cash Donations:

McKinnley High School Close Up Trip $450

Leeward Woman’s Shelter $200

USO Hawaii from “Buffett” 5 O’clock Somewhere party $600

75 man hours to the “Run like a Diva” Charity Run

USO Hawaii “Late Summer Bash” $1400

5 man hours to the MOTM Gift Basket

Currently at 110 members.

 

Please read the following synopsis.

January 5th Business Meeting

Jan 5 2012 Pau Hana ParrotHead Club Business Meeting at Walters Residence in Makakilo HI

Call, Second, Discuss and Vote on Motion

Call Meeting to order at 12:35pm at by President Lee Walters

Roll Call: Lee Walters, Deane Leidholt, Nelson Lampert Kerstin Lampert, Mark Jones, David Issancson, Clay Deaver

Treasurers Report $1537.59

See posted minutes for further discussion. 

January 20 Phlocking at Dixie Grill

The Pau Hana Parrot Heads gathered at one of our favorite watering holes, the “Dixie Grill” in Pearlridge for a Pau Hana Friday event. Twelve members were able to make the flocking and enjoyed some great food and drinks. We even picked up several new members throughout the evening. Thanks again to Patrick and the gang at “Dixie Grill” for letting us play our Buffett and Trop Rock favorites on the PA system, also for their hospitality and great service.

Feb 25th Sunny Jim and Latitude Show at Waikiki Yacht Club

This past Saturday Feb 25 th the Pau Hana Parrot Heads were treated to a fantastic afternoon of live Trop Rock music with James”Sunny Jim”White and Tom and Michelle Becker of “Latitude”. The event was a meeting of several Florida clubs visiting after their “2012 Aloha Cruise” and our local Parrot Head gang at the Waikiki Yacht Club. “Sunny Jim” opened the afternoon with some of his classics as well as tunes off his newest CD. Local artist John Canizzarro followed with a short set of Island Classic’s and a few original’s as well. Next Tom and Michelle took the stage and soon had everyone doing the “Conga Line”…and even did a John Denver request. To finish the evening off Jim, Tom and Michelle performed one final set of 60′s and classic rock that had everyone out on the dance floor!!!

As always with Parrot Heads, it was a “Party with a Purpose”. The 50/50 auction raised $450 for the McKinley High School “Close-Up” program, which takes disadvantaged local student’s on the trip of a lifetime to Washington D.C. and the U.S. Capital each year. A secondary fundraiser for the event was an effort to raise some cash for Pau Hana Trop Rock favorite…Scotty Bryan who recently had his beloved ”Taylor” Guitar stolen after doing a show in Cape Coral FL. After a ticket for the upcoming “Buffett” show was auctioned plus a few donations, nearly $400 was collected to help out Scotty.

A big Mahalo to “Sunny Jim” and Tom and Michelle Becker for providing some really incredible entertainment for our event. We really appreciate having the opportunity to experience some great Southwest Florida sytle Trop Rock that is rarely seen or heard out here in the Islands. Would also like to thank John for coming out sharing some local tunes with us as well. As usual our Yacht Club sponsor Clay Deaver really went all out by setting our club up with one of the best waterfront venues in Waikiki.

March 18th Five O’Clock on the Beach Preconcert Event and USO Fundraiser

We would like to say Mahalo to all those folks who were able to attend our “5 O’Clock on the Beach” Tailgate Event, especially those who helped with preparation, ticket sales and teardown at the end of the day. Sounds like everyone had a good time, enjoyed some great entertainment then finished out the day with a great performance with Jimmy over at the Shell.

The total attendance may have been down a little this year, but still a nice turnout with nearly 160 folks through the door…probably helped keep the drink lines shorter!!! As usual our group “Partied with a Purpose”, raising $600 for USO Hawaii.

Our next potential outing will be the “Run like a Diva” Wahine Half Marathon on Sunday April 1st. We have been asked again this year to run a water station at the event. The turnout for this outing last year was fantastic and much appreciated by the race coordinators. In return for our efforts we’ll accumulate much need man hours and a donation will be made to a charity of our choice by the event.

 

 

March 25th Business Meeting

March 25th 2012 Pau Hana ParrotHead Club Business Meeting at Walters Residence in Makakilo HI

Call, Second, Discuss and Vote on Motion

Call Meeting to order at 3:00pm by President Lee Walters

Roll Call: Lee Walters, Nelson Lampert Kerstin Lampert, Mark Jones, David Issacson, Janet Issacson

Treasurers Report $2100 not counting deposit’s to be returned to club.

See posted minutes for further discussion.

April 1st “Run like a Dive Water Station” and Fundraiser

The Pau Hana Parrot Heads again supported the annual “Run Like a Diva” Wahine Half Marathon and 5k run this past Sunday morning by setting up and manning the primary water station for the event. We would like to thank each of the 15 club members who showed up at Magic Island bright and early to make preparations for the 6:00 am start time. Our gang kept the refreshments flowing to the thousands of runners who passed through the station four times throughout the morning. The club also provided plenty of encouragement to the racers and blasted out the live tunes throughout the entire morning. Everyone had a great time providing a much needed service for this great event. Probably one of the greatest locations of any Parrot Head charity event in the entire country, like they say “Lucky to Live Hawaii”!!!

A total of 75 man-hours were logged, and a donation of $200 from the “Run Like a Diva” event which will go directly to the “Leeward Women’s Shelter”. Again thanks to all club members who showed up and helped make this event possible!!! Also Mahalo to Karen Bullard who coordinated with the race committee and to Clay Deaver for use of the great sound system. We look forward to seeing everyone at our next outing in late May.

May 12th Trop Rock n Roll Spring Party Cruise

Mahalo to the folks who showed up Saturday night for our Trop Rock n Roll” Cruz off Waikiki. The winds finally died down and our crew pushed off at 5:30 pm and enjoyed a beautiful evening on the “E Sea Rider” cruising off the shores of Waikiki. Some really fantastic views with Diamond Head forward and a gorgeous Ewa sunset aft accompanied by the great Trop Rock tunes of Jimmy Buffett, Jim Morris, Scotty Bryan and many many more and plenty of “Boat Drinks”. A really fantastic evening was enjoyed by all.

A special thanks to “Captain Tiger” for manning the helm and delivering a safe and entertaining trip for all and also to Jordon for her great service and pouring some pretty strong drink’s!!!!

Please remember to put August 25 th on your calendar of events this summer. We’re in the works right now to hold our annual “Late Summer Bash” again this year at “Jimmy Buffett’s at the Beachcomber” but actually use the indoor venue and stage this year. It will be a fundraiser for USO Hawaii and JB’s is planning to designate it ” Hawaii Parrot Head Day”. Your officer’s and board member’s go to a lot of work putting this event on, so please if at all possible make it to this one!!! Look forward to seeing everyone again next month

June 8th Business Meeting

June 8th 2012 Pau Hana ParrotHead Club Business Meeting at Dixie Grill in Aiea HI

Call, Second, Discuss and Vote on Motion

Call Meeting to order at 4:50pm by President Lee Walters

Roll Call: Lee Walters, Nelson Lampert, Mark Jones, Clay Deaver, Deane Leidholt

Treasurers Report $3000 including deposit owed from Elks and Paypal Account.

Resignation of Treasurer Nelson Lampert…see posted minute for further discussion

July 21st  Monthly Phlocking at Cha Cha Cha with Mike Mangum

Enjoyed seeing everyone again this past Saturday July 21′st out at Cha Cha Cha’s with in Hawaii Kai with Mike Mangum. He and Deb really enjoyed their weekend on Oahu, meeting our club and playing for everyone. A big Mahalo again to Jeff and Angie for having us out and sharing such a great waterfront venue with us all!!!

Please don’t forget about our big “Late Summer Bash” and USO Fundraiser coming up on Saturday August 25th down at Jimmy Buffett’s. Feature entertainer this year is John Friday out from Bonita Springs FL. John is a “Buffett” cover and Trop Rock entertainer who play’s Key West and Southwest Florida in the winter and the entire East Coast each summer.

August 25th “Late Summer Bash” USO Fundraiser at Jimmy Buffett’s

We would like to thank all those folks who came out this past Saturday for our “Late Summer Bash” USO Fundraiser and Partied with a Purpose. Our event had load’s of great prizes this year and if you hung out on the “Porch of Indecision” long enough, you were probably won something. We’d like to thank our musical entertainers John Friday and John Cannizzaro for putting on a great show and also new club member Kevin Taggerty for supporting the cause with some killer Harp playing. Also a big Mahalo to David, Marlena and the rest of the crew down at Jimmy Buffett’s for again allowing us to enjoy this great venue.

Overall it was a pretty successful afternoon for our small group, we raised $1265 for USO Hawaii, which was much appreciated by representative Barbara Troegner. We also added five new member’s to our Phlock. Check out our facebook site for pictures and please feel free to add to the album if you have any of your own.

September 29th  Kimo’o Farm’s Phlocking with John Cannizzaro and Kevin Taggerty

We would like to thank you everyone for coming out to our September gathering at Kimo’o Farms Lakeside Lanai. We had a really great time at this great little waterfront venue across the street from Schofield Barrack’s. It was a successful membership outing as well with the addition of 3 new member’s. Mahalo again to our entertainer’s John Cannizzaro, Kevin Taggerty and Steve…the steel guitar player/guy… who put on a fantastic show for our group.

October 28th  Raffle Basket Party at Dixie Grill

Thanks to the pholks who showed up at Dixie Grill this past Sunday for the MOTM Charity Raffle Basket party.  We received a couple of really great item’s that should go over really well down in Key West next week.  Special thanks to Jeff Eck for the Battleship Missouri Teak, an item that will make our basket really unique and special.  We’ll keep everyone updated through facebook on the MOTM event and look forward to seeing everyone at our annual Christmas event in December.  Phinz up!!!

December 16th Annual Christmas Party at Cha Cha Cha’s

Mahalo to everyone who attended our Pau Hana Christmas Party over at Cha Cha Cha’s in Hawaii Kai.  We had a great time enjoying the show put on by our own Kevin Taggerty and Jeff Eck and really appreciate the great service provided by Angie, Jeff and the staff out at Cha Cha’s.  Our club is truly blessed to have such a fantastic venue available to us!!!  Look forward to seeing everyone in 2013.  Finz Up!

 

Mahalo for all your folks support in the past years, we look forward to many more great times to come in 2013.

 

                                                                                                            Finz Up!!!

                                                                                                             Pau Hana Parrot Heads

                                                                         

 

 

 

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