PAST Events

PAST ACTIVITIES OF OO SYAK GEE LU SOCIETY




2017 Chinese New Year Parade

Board of Directors Meeting

January 2017 Board of Directors Meeting

Date: January 29, 2017

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Place: Maple Garden Restaurant



Date: January 21, 2017

Time: 3:30 p.m. Start of Parade (meet at 2:30 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. at Capitol grounds)

Place: Along Hotel Street, from State Capitol to River Street.





2017 Installation Luncheon

Date: January 14, 2017

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Place: Mandalay Restaurant





Annual Christmas Party

Date: December 3, 2016

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Place: Wah Kung Restaurant



General Membership Meeting

Date: November 20, 2016

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Place: Golden Palace restaurant



October 2016 Board of Directors Meeting

Date: October 16, 2016

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Place: Old Spaghetti Factory

Meeting minutes.



Annual Banquet

Date: August 6, 2016

Time: 5:30 p.m.

Place: Mandalay Restaurant



July 2016 Board of Directors Meeting

Date: July 17, 2016

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Place: Fook Yuen Restaurant

Meeting minutes.



April 2016 Board of Directors Meeting

Date: April 17, 2016

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Place: Wah Kung Restaurant

Meeting minutes.



2016 Chinese New Year Parade

Date: January 30, 2016

Time: 3:30 p.m. Start of Parade

Place: Along Hotel Street, from State Capitol to River Street.

Photos



January 2016 Board of Directors Meeting

Date: January 17, 2016

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Place: Maple Garden Restaurant



2016 Installation Luncheon

Date: January 3, 2016

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Place: Mandalay Restaurant



2015 Christmas Party

Date: December 5, 2015

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Place: Empress Restaurant



2015 General Membership Meeting

Date: November 15, 2015

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Place: Golden Palace Restaurant.

Meeting minutes.

Bylaws amendment changing membership eligibility to include female side adopted.

Posted 11/15/2015: Oo Syak Members Vote to open membership to the female side.

Membership Application Form



October 2015 Board of Directors Meeting

Date: October 18, 2015

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Place: Wah Kung Restaurant.

Meeting minutes.



2015 Double Ten Parade

Date: October 10, 2015

Time: 10 a.m.

Place: Chinese Cultural Plaza

Photos



July 2015 Board of Directors Meeting

Date: July 19, 2015

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Place: Fook Yuen Seafood Restaurant.

Meeting minutes-to be posted when available.



2015 Scholarship Awards Dinner

Date: July 11, 2015

Time: 5:30 p.m.

Place: Legend Seafood Restaurant.



April 2015 Board of Directors Meeting

Date: April 19, 2015

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Place: Royal Palace Chinese Restaurant

Meeting minutes-to be posted when available.



January 2015 Board of Directors Meeting

Date: January 18, 2015

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Place: Maple Gardens Restaurant, Isenberg Street

Meeting minutes-to be posted when available.



2015 Officers & Directors Installation Luncheon

Date: January 4, 2015

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Place: Mandalay Restaurant

Oo Syak Gee Lu members at their table before the swearing in ceremony.



Christmas Party

Date: December 6, 2014

Time: 11:30 p.m.

Place: Wah Kung Restaurant at 99 Ranch Market (Wah Kung is closing its doors at the end of 2014.)



2014 General Membership Meeting

Date: November 16, 2014

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Place: Golden Palace Restaurant

Meeting minutes



October 2014 Board of Directors Meeting

Date: October 19, 2014

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Place: Fook Yuen Restaurant, McCulley Shopping Center

Meeting minutes



July 2014 Board of Directors Meeting

Date: July 20, 2014

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Place: Maple Gardens Restaurant, Isenberg Street

Meeting minutes



Annual Scholarship Dinner

Date: July 19, 2014

Time: 5:30 p.m.

Place: Mandalay on Alakea Street


April 2014 Board of Directors Meeting

Date: April 20, 2014

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Place: Golden Palace Restaurant

Meeting minutes



January 2014 Board of Directors Meeting

Date: January 19, 2014

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Place: Wah Kung Restaurant

Meeting minutes



2014 Officers & Directors Installation Luncheon

Date: January 5, 2014

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Place: Hee Hing Restaurant

Oo Syak Gee Lu swearing in ceremony.



Christmas Luncheon

Date: December 7, 2013

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Place: Golden Palace Restaurant


2012 General Membership Meeting

Date: November 17, 2013

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Place: Mandalay Restaurant

Meeting minutes



Board of Directors Meeting

Date: October 13, 2013

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Place: Maple Garden Restaurant

Meeting minutes



July 2013 Board of Directors Meeting

Date: July 21, 2013

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Place: Wah Kung Restaurant

Meeting minutes



April 2013 Board of Directors Meeting

Date: April 21, 2013

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Place: Lobster House Restaurant

Meeting minutes



2013 Chinese New Year Parade

Date: February 2, 2013

Time: 3:00 p.m.

Place: Meet at the intersection of Richards and Hotel Streets



January 2013 Board of Directors Meeting

Date: January 20, 2013

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Place: Jade Dynasty Restaurant

Meeting minutes



2013 Officers & Directors Installation Luncheon

Date: January 6, 2013

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Place: Hee Hing Restaurant

Oo Syak Gee Lu swearing in ceremony.



Christmas Luncheon

Date: December 1, 2012

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Place: Golden Palace Restaurant


2012 General Membership Meeting

Date: November 18, 2012

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Place: Mandalay Restaurant



Oo Syak China Trip November 3 - 6, 2012



Board of Directors Meeting

Date: October 21, 2012

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Place: Panda Cuisine Restaurant



2012 Double Ten Parade

Date: October 7, 2012

Time: 10 a.m.

Place: Chinese Cultural Plaza

Photos



Annual Banquet

Date: August 4, 2012

Time: 5:30 p.m.

Place: Hee Hing Restaurant, Kapahulu Avenue

Entertainment by Frank DeLima. On the menu: Appetizer: Chicken Jellyfish Salad; Soup: Seafood Tofu Soup with gow (fish maw); Entree: Kong Nam Roast Chicken, Steamed Salmon with Black Bean Sauce, Braised Bee Shortribs with Taro, Asparagus with garlic sauce, Lychee Pineapple Prawns, Sam See Cake Noodles, and Rice; Dessert: Lychee Sherbert.

Banquet photos



Board of Directors Meeting

Date: July 15, 2012

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Place: Wah Kung Restaurant

Meeting minutes



Board of Directors Meeting

Date: April 15, 2012

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Place: Golden Palace Restaurant

Meeting minutes



Board of Directors Meeting

Date: January 22, 2012

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Place: Jade Dynasty Restaurant, Ala Moana Shopping Center

Meeting minutes



Night in Chinatown Chinese New Year Parade

Date: January 14, 2012

Time: 3:30 p.m.

Place: Met at State Capitol Grounds. Marched on Hotel Street.

Marching on Hotel Street.



2012 Officers & Directors Installation Luncheon

Date: January 8, 2012

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Place: Hee Hing Restaurant

Oo Syak Gee Lu Honorary Directors, L-R: Maile Chang, Wah Jip Chang, and Gertrude Chang Yee.



Christmas Luncheon

Date: December 3, 2011

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Place: Happy Day Restaurant



General Membership Meeting

Date: November 20, 2011

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Place: Mandalay Restaurant

Meeting minutes

2011 Annual Banquet News Coverage Video



Board of Directors Meeting

Date: October 16, 2011

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Place: Wah Kung Restaurant, Mapunapuna Plaza

Meeting minutes page 1, Meeting minutes page 2,



2011 Double Ten Parade

Date: October 9, 2011

Time: 10 a.m.

Place: Chinese Cultural Plaza

Photos



Annual Banquet

Date: August 6, 2011

Time: 5:30 p.m.

Place: Hee Hing Restaurant



Board of Directors Meeting

Date: July 17, 2011

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Place: Golden Palace Restaurant

Meeting minutes



Board of Directors Meeting

Date: April 17, 2011

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Place: On On McCully Restaurant

Meeting minutes



Chinese New Year Parade

Date: January 29, 2011

Time: 3:30 p.m.

Place: Meet at State Capitol Grounds

Parade photos.



Board of Directors Meeting

Date: January 23, 2011

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Place: Golden Palace Restaurant

Meeting minutes



Installation Meeting

Date: January 9, 2011

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Place: Hee Hing Restaurant

Installation photos.



Flag Raising Ceremony at the Chinatown Cultural Plaza on January 1, 2011

Date: January 1, 2011

Place: Chinatown Cultural Plaza, 100 N. Beretania Street

Flag Raising photos.



Christmas Luncheon

Date: December 4, 2010

Time: 12 noon

Place: Happy Day Restaurant, 3553 Waialae Avenue, Kaimuki



General Membership Meeting

Date: November 21, 2010

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Place: Wah Kung Restaurant, Mapunapuna Plaza



Quarterly Board Meeting

Date: October 17, 2010

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Place: Empress Restaurant, Chinese Cultural Plaza


2010 Double Ten Parade

Date: October 10, 2010

Time: 10:00 a.m. parade start

Place: Chinese Cultural Plaza Courtyard



2010 Annual Banquet


Date: August 14, 2009, Saturday

Place: Hee Hing Restaurant on Kapahulu

The menu included:

Banquet photos.


Board of Directors Meeting


Date: July 18, 2010, Sunday

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Place: Golden Palace Restaurant

Meeting minutes



Director General Philip T.Y. Wang's Farewell Party


Date: June 8, 2010

Place: Empress Restaurant in the Cultural Plaza

Party photos.


Board of Directors Meeting


Date: April 18, 2010, Sunday

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Place: On On Restaurant, McCully


Night in Chinatown Parade


Date: February 6, 2010, Saturday

Time: 3:30 p.m.

Place: Meet at Richards and Hotel Streets (State Capitol grounds)


Board of Directors Meeting


Date: January 24, 2010, Sunday

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Place: Kirin Restaurant, Moiliili


Installation Meeting


Date: January 10, 2010, Sunday

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Place: Hee Hing Restaurant

Lunch included an assortment of dim sum, Chinese chicken salad, Hee Hing Special Chow Mein, and almond float for dessert. Retired Judge Herbert Shimabukuro did the swearing in.



The 2010 Officers and Directors of Oo Syak Gee Lu.

2009 Annual Christmas Party


Date: December 5, 2009

Time: 12:00 a.m. promptly

Place: Empress Restaurant

We had 16 tables in a private section of the restaurant. The menu included dim sum platters first, then platters of beef & vegetables, shoyu chicken, chow mein, gin dui, and cake from Anna Hu in appreciation of the li see from Oo Syak for her hospitalization. Door prizes were again given to lucky ticket holders. Shirleen Chang was the party MC.




General Membership Meeting


Date: November 15, 2009, Sunday

Time: 11:00 a.m. promptly

Place: Wah Kung Restaurant



Board of Directors Meeting


Date: October 18, 2009, Sunday

Time: 11:00 a.m. promptly

Place: Camellia Restaurant

Meeting minutes-page 1,
Meeting minutes-page 2,



2009 Annual Banquet


Date: August 8, 2009, Saturday

Place: Hee Hing Restaurant on Kapahulu

The menu included:

Rear Admiral Dixon R. Smith and Mrs. Kiki Smith attended our banquet. The MC was Edmund W. K. Chang, his third year.

Banquet photos.



Board of Directors Meeting


Date: July 19, 2009, Sunday

Time: 11:00 a.m. promptly

Place: Legend Restaurant



2009 Scholarship Award Banquet


Date: July 11, 2009, Sunday

Time: 5:30 p.m.

Place: Mandalay Restaurant



Board of Directors Meeting


Date: April 19, 2009, Sunday

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Place: Golden Palace Restaurant



Night in Chinatown Parade


Date: January 24, 2009, Saturday

Time: Parade started at 4 p.m.

Place: Parade started at Hotel and Richards Streets, and proceeded down Hotel Street to about River Street.

Parade photos.


Board of Directors Meeting


Date: January 18, 2009, Sunday

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Place: Mandalay Restaurant



2009 Installation Meeting


Date: January 4, 2009, Sunday

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Place: Hee Hing Restaurant




Annual Christmas Party


Date: December 6, 2008, Saturday

Place: Chin's Kahala, Waialae Avenue, across from Kahala Mall

Members and guests enjoyed a Chinese buffet lunch. There were a large selection of delicious, fresh Chinese dishes.


General Membership Meeting


Date: November 16, 2008, Sunday

Place: Legend Seafood Restaurant, Cultural Plaza, 100 N. Beretania Street (meeting & lunch in the Vegetarian restaurant across from the main restaurant)

Agenda: Members voted on proposed amendments to the Bylaws, and the slate of 2009 Officer & Director nominees were presented and voted on.


Board Of Directors Meeting


Date: October 19, 2008, Saturday

Place: Wah Kung Restaurant, Mapunapuna (Old Ranch 99 complex)

Meeting Minutes.



2008 Annual Banquet


Date: August 23, 2008, Saturday

Place: Hee Hing Restaurant on Kapahulu

The menu included:

Attendance by other societies was down because of the Chung Shan banquet held the same time. Traffic to the restaurant was a big problem due to traffic on Kapahulu Avenue created by the Cecilio & Kapono concert at the Shell and the HMSA picnic at the Zoo. Again we were fortunate to have Frank Delima entertain us. We thank Edith Won for again arranging for Frank DeLima. The MC was Edmund W. K. Chang, his second year.



Board of Directors Meeting


Date: April 20, 2008, Sunday

Time: 11:00 a.m. promptly

Place: On On McCulley

Meeting Minutes.



Tour of Palolo Chinese Home


Date: April 19, 2008, Saturday

Tour photos.

See article in newsletter.



Night in Chinatown Parade


Date: February 2, 2008, Saturday

Time: Parade started at 4 p.m.

Place: Parade started at Hotel and Richards Streets, and proceeded down Hotel Street to about River Street.



Board of Directors Meeting


Date: January 20, 2008, Sunday

Time: 11:00 a.m. promptly

Place: Golden Palace Restaurant

Meeting Minutes.



2008 Installation Meeting


Date: January 6, 2008, Sunday

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Place: Hee Hing Restaurant, on Kapahulu Avenue.

Meeting Photos.




ANNUAL CHRISTMAS PARTY


Date: December 8, 2007, Sunday

Time: 12:00 a.m. promptly

Place: New Empress Restaurant, Cultural Plaza at Beretania and Maunakea Streets.

Members are free, Guests are $10.

Members and guests enjoyed a delicious 9 course lunch plus dessert.




General Membership Meeting


Date: November 18, 2007

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Place: On On Restaurant at McCully and Young Streets.

Meeting Minutes.



Board of Directors Meeting


Date: October 21, 2007, Sunday

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Place: New Empress Restaurant, Chinese Cultural Plaza

Meeting Minutes.



Annual Banquet


Date: August 11, 2007, Sunday

Time: 6:00 p.m. Program started

Place: Hee Hing Restaurant, on Kapahulu Avenue.

Frank DeLima entertained us with new jokes. Oo Syak thanks Mr. DeLima for a most hilarious show. Thank you Edith Won for making the arrangements with Frank DeLima!

Photos.



Board of Directors Meeting


Date: July 15, 2007, Sunday

Time: 11:00 a.m. promptly

Place: Hee Hing Restaurant, on Kapahulu Avenue.

Meeting Minutes.



Reception for Chinese Delegation from Sanxiang


Date: June 16, 2007, Saturday

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Place: Chin's Kahala

Basilio Chen arranged for a meeting with the new County Governor, Zheng Jiaweng, and the Vice-Governor, Zheng Sheweng, and delegation, including the Party Secretary of Oo Syak, Rong Shanneng (cantonese surname Young) whom Oo Syak Gee Lu Society roots visitors met and received the auspicious ship memoir. They arrived on 6/16/2007 at about 4:15 p.m. and an Oo Syak Welcoming party met them with banner and kukui nut leis. They landed on the U.S. mainland on 6/6 and after going east to NY and Washington DC, they headed west and arrived in Honolulu on the 16th.

Photos.



Board of Directors Meeting


Date: April 15, 2007, Sunday

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Place: Chin's Kahala

Meeting Minutes.



Trip to the Oo Syak Village


Date: Spring 2007

"The Oo Syak group from Hawaii would like to thank Basilio Chen, from San Francisco, who welcomed us to Oo Syak village and was both an interpreter and "goodwill" ambassador for our trip. He introduced us to new friends and family at our first visit to our ancestral village."



The Dr. Homer H. Cheng Party


Date: March 2, 2007, Sunday

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Place: Chin's at Kahala Restaurant (across from Kahala Mall).

Guest of Honor, Dr. Homer H. Cheng of Orlando, FL, and San Francisco, CA



The Hampson Lum Party


Date: February 2, 2007, Sunday

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Place: The Mandalay, on Alakea Street (old Yong Sing).

Guests of Honor, Mr. and Mrs. Hampson Lum of San Francisco, CA



Board of Directors Meeting


Date: January 21, 2007, Sunday

Time: 11:00 a.m. promptly

Place: Duk Kee Restaurant, on 12th Avenue in Kaimuki.


Meeting Minutes.


Installation Meeting


Date: January 7, 2007, Sunday

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Place: Hee Hing Restaurant, on Kapahulu Avenue.

2007 Installation Meeting Photos.




ANNUAL CHRISTMAS PARTY


Date: December 2, 2006, Sunday

Time: 12:00 a.m. promptly

Place: Golden Palace Restaurant, 111 N. King St, near Maunakea Street. Since this is on a Saturday, find metered street parking or park in one of the Municipal parking facilities for a nominal fee.

Members are free, Guests are $10.

Members and guests enjoyed a delicious 9 course lunch plus dessert. Frank DeLima again joined the party and entertained.




Shirleen Chang calling out lucky numbers.


Edith Won introducing Frank DeLima.





















Edith Won and friend Frank DeLima.


Frank DeLima entertaining.




















ANNUAL GENERAL MEMBERSHIP and ELECTION Meeting


Date: November 19, 2006, Sunday

Time: 11:00 a.m. promptly

Place: The Mandalay, 1055 Alakea St. The location is the former Yong Sing Restaurant. Since this is on a Sunday, find street parking or park in the Ali'i Place for a nominal fee.

Agenda: Annual reports and election meeting.

Meeting Minutes.

The ballot and our candidates.



October 2006 Board of Directors Meeting


Date: October 29, 2006, Sunday

Time: 11:00 a.m. promptly

Place: On On Restaurant at McCully and Young Streets.

The October BOD meeting was originally scheduled for October 15, 2006. But due to the 6.7 earthquake off the Big Island of Hawaii and the Oahu Island wide power blackout that morning, the meeting was cancelled and rescheduled for October 29, 2006.

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Meeting Minutes.



AUGUST ANNUAL BANQUET


Date: August 12, 2006, Saturday

Time: 5:30 p.m.

Place: Hee Hing Restaurant, Kapahulu Avenue


Banquet Greeters, L-R: 2nd VP Trudy Yee, 1st VP Ken Chang, and President Edith Won, at the Hee Hing Restaurant entrance.

Comedian Frank DeLima entertained starting with his Sistah Tunta for Governor act. Frank was outrageously funny picking on a haole couple, calling Oo Syak "See Dai Doo," and of course filling in with a lot of ethnic jokes. Thanks to President Edith Won for again arranging for this hilarious entertainment.

Special note: Members 70 years and older are NO LONGER free. The reason for this change is because each table will cost only $150 (reglar cost is over $300 per table) with Oo Syak paying the balance. The price per person is $15.00. The Hee Hing maximum capacity is 42 tables.



JULY SPECIAL GENERAL MEMBERSHIP Meeting


Date: July 16, 2006, Sunday

Time: 11:00 a.m. promptly

Place: Hee Hing Restaurant, Kapahulu Avenue

Agenda: Proposed bylaws amendments meeting.

The following proposed bylaws amendments passed the two-thirds majority vote requirement:

April Board of Directors Meeting


Date: April 15, 2006

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Place: Golden Palace Restaurant.

Agenda: 2006 Second Quarterly Board Meeting (Closed Meeting).

Master & Teacher, Clarence K. Lau, Feng Shui (Chinese Compass), was our guest speaker. His phone no. is (808) 226-3098 and e-mail address is fengshuilau@hotmail.com. The following are photos of Master Lau.


Meeting Minutes.


Master Clarence K. Lau with Eith Won on his right and Mrs Lau on his left.


Master Lau speaking about Feng Shui.












Special Board of Directors Meeting


Date: February 19, 2006

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Place: Hee Hing Restaurant.

Agenda: Special Board Meeting (Closed Meeting) to review Bylaws amendments and annual banquet issues.

Meeting Minutes



January Board of Directors Meeting


Date: January 22, 2006

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Place: King's Inn at King and Gulick.

Meeting Minutes




January 15, 2006 Executive Committee Meeting Minutes




Installation Meeting


Date: January 8, 2006

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Place: Hee Hing Restaurant, Kapahulu.

Agenda: 2006 Officers and Directors Installation.

Meeting Minutes


2006 Installation Meeting Photos.



Annual Christmas Party


Date: December 10, 2005

Time: 11:30 a.m.

Place: Golden Palace restaurant, 111 N. King Street.

There were lots of delicious Chinese food, door prizes, friends and family. Members took advantage of the very inexpensive cost per table and filled 19 tables. We are thankful that the Oo Syak Treasury supplemented over three fourths of the cost. President Edith Won again arranged for Frank DeLima to entertain after the 8-course lunch. We thank Paulette Chang for providing door prizes. For future Saturday lunches at Golden Palace, since parking behind the restaurant fills up fast, alternative parking includes the Smith & Nimitz Municipal parking lot and the open lot bordered by Smith, Nuuanu and Nimitz. Thanks to Donna Chang and her committee for arranging a great party.


2005 Christmas Party Photos.



General Membership Meeting


Date: November 20, 2005

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Place: On On Restaurant at McCully and Young Streets.

Agenda: General Membership meeting and Election of 2006 Officers and Directors.

Meeting Minutes




October Board of Directors Meeting


Date: October 16, 2005

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Place: King's Inn at King and Gulick.

Agenda: 2005 Third Quarterly Board Meeting (Closed Meeting). Members are invited to the after meeting lunch at 12 noon.

Meeting Minutes




Double Ten Parade


Date: October 8, 2005

Time: Parade started at 10:30 a.m.

Place: Meet in front of the Golden Palace Restaurant, King Street, at 10:00 a.m..

Parade Route: Around the Chinese Cultural Plaza, to the Sun Yat Sen statue.




Meeting with Basilio Chen


Date: September 8, 2005

Discussions included trip to Oo Syak Village, and sharing cost for the ancestors book translation.



Pictured L-R: Kenneth Chang, Donna Chang, Anthony Chang, Herbert Mark, Connie Mark, Basilio Chen, Edith Won, and Jamie Chang.





July Board of Directors Meeting


Date: July 17, 2005

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Place: Golden Palace on King Street, near Maunakea Street.

Agenda: 2005 Second Quarterly Board Meeting (Closed Meeting).

Meeting Minutes




Scholarship Awards Dinner


Date: July 9, 2005

Time: 6:00 p.m.

Place: On On Restaurant, McCully (at Young Street).

Program: Meeting the students and their families and award of the scholarships.



United Family Day Picnic - The Congress of Chinese Societies


Date: Sunday, May 29, 2005

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Place: Kapiolani Park, between the Bandstand and the Waikiki Shell.



Tour of the Hawaiian Chinese Multicultural Museum


Date: May 21, 2005

Place: Maunakea Market Place, Chinatown Kapahulu.




Reception for the Chinese Vice Premier


Date: May 3, 2005

Place: Hee Hing Restaurant, Kapahulu.

Our Executive Committee, spouses and others participated in a United Chinese Society (UCS) dinner honoring the Chinese Vice Premier who made a "short-notice" stop-over in Honolulu. With very little advance notice, Oo Syak Gee Lu Society bought one table in support of the UCS.


Attending the dinner were L-R: seated: Evelyn Chang, Wah Chock Chang, the Vice Premier; standing: Connie Mark, Herbert Mark, Jade Chang, Alvin Chang, Donna Chang, and Ken Chang (photo compliments of James Yan of Hawaii Chinese News).





April Board of Directors Meeting


Date: April 24, 2005

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Place: Hee Hing Restaurant, Kapahulu.

Agenda: 2005 Second Quarterly Board Meeting.

Meeting Minutes

Immediate Past-President Maile K. Chang was presented the Past-President's Appreciation Certificate.



March 26, 2005 Special Board Meeting Minutes




Public Relations & Membership Committee Meeting


Date: March 12, 2005

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Place: On On Restaurant, McCulley.

Agenda: 2005 Scholarships and other committee business.



January 30, 2005 Executive Committee Meeting Minutes




January Board of Directors Meeting


Date: January 23, 2005

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Place: King's Inn Chinese Restaurant at King and Gulick in Kalihi.

Agenda: 2005 first Quarterly Board Meeting and Presentation by Basilio Chen. For information and photos click on to Basilio Chen Presentation.

Meeting Minutes




Installation of Officers Meeting


Date: January 9, 2005

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Place: Hee Hing Restaurant in Kapahulu

Agenda: Officers & Directors sworn in by retired Judge Herbert Shimbukuro. Harold Hu was MC.

Meeting Minutes


Attending the meeting were L-R: Chelsea, Alisa, Kendrick and Kevin Chang.



L-R: Jade Chang, Ernest Chang, Lillian Chang, and Donald Chow.





2004 Annual Christmas Party


Date: December 4, 2004, Saturday

Time: 11:30 a.m.

Place: Golden Palace Restaurant on King Street, near Maunakea.

Agenda: Food, fun, door prizes.

We had 13 tables at the upstairs banquet facilities of the Golden Palace. The members and guests enjoyed an 8-course lunch with tapioca pudding for dessert. Frank Delima was on hand to call out door prize numbers and present the prizes to the winners.





Annual General Membership/Election Meeting


Date: November 21, 2004

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Place: Wah Kung Chinese Restaurant in Mapunapuna

Agenda: Election of the 2005 Officers & Directors.

Meeting Minutes




October 29, 2004 United Chinese Society Dinner for Mayor Harris


Date: Friday, October 29, 2004

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Place: New Empress Restaurant in the Cultural Plaza

Oo Syak Gee Lu Society bought two tables to help the UCS honor Mayor Harris.



October 17, 2004 Board of Directors MEETING


Date: Sunday, October 17, 2004

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Place: On On Restaurant in McCully.

Meeting Minutes




DOUBLE TEN PARADE


Date: Sunday, October 10, 2004

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Place: From King & Maunakea Streets, up Maunakea Street, left on Beretania Street, and right into the Sun Yat Sen Mall into the Cultural Plaza.

For photos, go to Past Parade Photos.



2004 Annual Banquet


Date: Saturday, August 14, 2004

Time: 5:30 p.m.

Place: Hee Hing Restaurant in Kapahulu

Menu: 8 course Chinese dinner plus dessert. This included the following: There were 37 tables. The cost per table (full 10) to members was $150.00. First V-P Edith P.S. Won again arranged for Frank Delima to entertain. For photos, please visit 2004 Annual Banquet.

Banquet Photos.


2004 Scholarship Winners and Parents Dinner


Date: Saturday, July 24, 2004

Time: 5:30 p.m.

Place: On On Chinese Restaurant at McCully and Young Streets

Agenda: Awarded scholarship checks and certificates. Winners and their parents and grandparents met with the BOD.


July 18, 2004 Board of Directors MEETING


Date: Sunday, July 18, 2004

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Place: King's Inn Chinese Restaurant at King and Gulick.

Meeting Minutes


L-R: seated: Maile Chang, Mildred Ai-Chang, Edith Won; standing: Ellen Chang, Jade Chang, Ed Chang, Allynne Tom, Joyce Chan, and Alvin Chang.



L-R: seated: Margaret Chang, Ethel Chow, Donald Chow, Evelyn Chang; standing: Trudy Yee, Donna Chang, Ken Chang, Allynne Tom, Joyce Chan, and Gordon Chang.




PR & Membership Meeting


Date: Sunday, June 13, 2004

Place: On On Restaurant at McCully & Young Streets

This meeting was specifically for the annual scholarship application review. The recipients of the 2004 Oo Syak Scholarships were determined and an awards dinner planned.



BUDDHA'S BIRTHDAY PARADE


Date: Saturday, May 22, 2004

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Place: From Aala Park, down King Street, left on to Maunakea Street, left on Beretania Street, and right into the Sun Yat Sen Mall into the Cultural Plaza.

For photos, go to Parade May 2004.


APRIL 18, 2004 Board of Directors MEETING


Date: Sunday, April 18, 2004

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Place: Liu's Chinese Restaurant in the Kamehameha Shopping Center.

Meeting Minutes




March 13, 2004 Special Board Meeting Minutes




PR & Membership Meeting


Date: Sunday, March 7, 2004

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Place: On On Restaurant

Major items discussed, included the following:



Banquet Committee Meeting


Date: Saturday, February 28, 2004

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Place: Hee Hing Restaurant in Kapahulu

Major items discussed, included the following:



JANUARY 25, 2004 Board of Directors MEETING


Date: Sunday, January 25, 2004

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Place: King's Inn Restaurant, 2110 N. King Street at Gulick Ave.

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JANUARY 11, 2004 INSTALLATION OF OFFICERS MEETING


Date: Sunday, January 11, 2004

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Place: Wah Kung Restaurant in Mapunapuna

The officers and directors for 2004 were sworn in by The Honorable Herbert Shimabukuro, Retired Judge Hawaii Circuit Courts. There were 11 door prizes given away. We had 5 tables each with 8-9 members enjoying the delicious and plentiful 7-course Chinese lunch.



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2004 Officers & Directors ready to take the oath of office before Mr. Herbert Shimabukuro.



2004 Officers & Directors takng the oath of office before Mr. Herbert Shimabukuro.



2004 Officers L-R: Chinese Secretary Wah Chock Chang, Second VP Alvin Chang, First VP Edith Won, President Maile Chang, Secretary Connie Mark (Treasurer Daryl Hu was not present).



2004 Directors L-R: Ken Chang, Donna Chang, Harold Hu, Ed Chang, Ellen Chang, Chris Chang, Trudy Yee, Wah Jip Chang, Raymond Young (Not present: Mildred Ai-Chang).



2003 CHRISTMAS PARTY


Date: Saturday, December 6, 2003

Time: 11:30 a.m.

Place: Wah Kung Restaurant in Mapunapuna

We had nine tables with about 85 members and guests attending. There were 22 Zippy's $5 gift certificates for door prizes along with a WalMart gift card and Pizza Hut certificates donated by Paulette Chang. Del Monte pineapple centerpieces were arranged by Marisa Akiona. A new speaker system was brought to the party and set up by Clayton Chang. President Maile Chang tried out the system. Christmas Carol singing was led by Gertrude Yee who was as terrific as ever leading the group and singing. She also led us in prayer just before lunch being served. Attending were James and Florence Ho of the Hawaiian Chinese Multicultural Museum & Archives. He presented our officers with an autographed copy of his new book, "Untold Fragments of Hawaii's History." To top the party off was a delicious and bountiful 8-course Chinese meal.

A get well card was circulated for members to sign. The card is for our Director Norbert K.P. Chang who is recovering at St. Francis Hospital. Everyone wishes him a speedy recovery.



Director Gertrude Yee leading the Christmas Carols




NOVEMBER ANNUAL GENERAL MEMBERSHIP and ELECTION MEETING


Date: Sunday, November 16, 2003

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Place: Wah Kung Restaurant in Mapunapuna

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OCTOBER BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING


Date: Sunday, October 19, 2003

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Place: Wah Kung Restaurant in Mapunapuna

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2003 ANNUAL BANQUET


Date: Saturday, August 23, 2003

Time: 5:30 p.m.

Place: Hee Hing Restaurant, 449 Kapahulu Ave.

There were 34 tables. The biggest Oo Syak banquet so far? Members paid $150.00 per table, if purchased before August 9, 2003 (If a whole table of 10 is not purchased, the cost per person was $15.00 per member and $20.00 per guest. After the August 9, 2003 deadline, the cost per table was $205.00.)

Besides enjoying the great food and beautiful setting of Hee Hing Restaurant, everyone once again enjoyed the comedy of Mr. Frank Delima. In addition, four $750 Oo Syak scholarships were awarded. Two of the winners, Jaime Chang and Victoria Chang shared the evening with us. First VP Edith Won again arranged for the Frank Delima entertainment.

The Menu was for a 7-course Chinese dinner plus dessert, including:

Comments from the membership after the banquet was that this was the best so far and that we should hold it at Hee Hing again.

Thank you Co-Chairpersons Donna Chang and Connie Mark for all your hard work in making this a great banquet.


For photos of the August 23, 2003 Oo Syak Gee Lu Society Annual Banquet, Click Here




JULY BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING


Date: Sunday, July 20, 2003

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Place: Wah Kung Restaurant in Mapunapuna

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APRIL BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING


Date: Sunday, April 27, 2003 (4th Sunday due to Easter falling on 3rd Sunday)

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Place: Wah Kung Restaurant in Mapunapuna (Old Gibson Shopping Center)

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PR & MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE MEETING


Date: Saturday, March 8, 2003

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Place: On On Restaurant, at McCully & Young Streets

Major actions items included:


JANUARY 19, 2003 BOD MEETING


Date Held: Sunday, January 19, 2003

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Place: Wah Kung Restaurant, in Mapunapuna

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INSTALLATION MEETING


Date Held: Sunday, January 12, 2003

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Place: On On Restaurant, at McCully & Young Streets

The 2003 Officers and Directors were sworn in by retired Judge Herbert Shimabukuro. A 5-course lunch was served free to the membership. Zippy gift certificate door prizes were won by 10 lucky members. New-old members attending were Dai Fun (Gordon) Chang and Evelyn Chang. Their granddaughter is the well-known cross-country runner Victoria Chang formerly of Punahou and now at the University of Hawaii and Stanford University.



Officers with retired Judge Shimabukuro. L-r: English Secretary Connie Mark, 2nd VP Alvin Chang, Judge Shimabukuro, 1st VP Edith Won, Treasurer Daryl Hu, Chinese Secretary Wah Chock Chang. (President Maile Chang not pictured)

Directors L-r: Norbert Chang, Ed Chang, Ellen Chang, Trudy Yee, Raymond Young, Ken Chang, Chris Chang, Harold Hu, Donna Chang, and Wah Jip Chang.


2002 CHRISTMAS PARTY

Date Held: Saturday, December 7, 2002

Time: 11:30 a.m.

Place: Wah Kung Restaurant, in Mapunapuna, in the OLD Gibson Shopping Center (now Toyota)

Approximately 80 members and their guests enjoyed a delicious and bountiful Christmas lunch. Director Trudy Yee and President Maile Chang did a marvelous job in picking and calling out names of the door prize winners. Each table had a center piece fresh pineapple from Del Monte Corporation. The pineapples were arranged through member Marisa Chang Akiona. The plastic bags to take the pineapples home were donated by member Phyllis Chang. We thank Treasurer Daryl Hu for supporting this event with his many financial advices.






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