Rotary announced it will hold its annual gathering in Honolulu for the membership service organization’s 118th convention on June 5-9, 2027. Held in a different city around the world each year, Rotary conventions bring members from all continents and cultures together to learn from each other and various experts, and to share ideas for delivering long-term solutions to the world’s most persistent humanitarian issues. Approximately 20,000 Rotary members from 170 countries were expected to attend the event in Honolulu in 2020, which was estimated to bring $35-40 million into the local economy.
RI President Holger Knaack’s theme for 2020-21 is Rotary Opens Opportunities. Rotarians create opportunities that strengthen their leadership, help put service ideas into action and improve the lives of those in need. The world needs Rotary now more than ever. It is up to us to make sure that Rotary Opens Opportunities for generations to come.
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Eco Tip of the Month
OUR CLEAN ENERGY FUTURE STARTS WITH YOU: ENERGY EFFICIENCY IN ACTION  
Energy efficiency is a great way to reduce energy use, save money, and help Hawaii reach our 100% clean energy goal.   
Efficiency tips:  

1.    Don’t keep your fridge too cold. Recommended temperature 37-40°F.  

2.    LED light bulbs are 90% more efficient than incandescent bulbs and last 25x longer.  

3.    Non-ENERGY STAR refrigerators can use almost 3x more energy than ENERGY STAR models.  

4.  Heating water uses the most electricity, making up 40% of the typical electric bill. Being smart about how you use hot water can mean big savings. For instance, heating water accounts for about 90% of the energy needed to run a washer. Wash on cold instead.  

5.    Hanging clothes outside to dry can save up to $300 on your energy bill.  

Thank you!

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Wednesday's at Noon:  Waikiki Rotary. Meeting ID: 886 3751 5841. Password: FUNCLUB

Wednesday's: Kihei-Wailea Zooms, Wednesday's at Noon:  email Dennis Bagshaw for codes at President@RCKW.org  
 
Thursday's at 6pm: E-Club of Hawaii Happ-E Hour at 6pm: https://zoom.us/j/98099253328. Meeting ID 980 9925 3328
 
Upcountry Maui, Fridays at 8am: Meeting ID: 775 6728 9666, Password: 032672. Phone#408-638-0968
 
District DEI Task Force, 1st Tuesday at 5:30pm
Rotary Marketplace, 1st Tuesday at 7pm
District Youth Service meeting, 2nd Tuesday at 5:30pm
District Environment Focus Group, Third Tuesday each month at 6pm. 
District Young Professionals Networking, 3rd Wednesday at 6pm
D5000 Rotary webinar recordings are available for your viewing live or recorded.  You can also find ton of webinars in the Learning Center at rotary.org:  https://learn.rotary.org/members/learn/catalog
 
Upcoming Webinars: (Click on the event in the Calendar list for the Zoom.us ID# and passwords)
Date and TimeWebinar TopicRecommended Audience:
3/9, Tues 5:30pmYouth Service ChairsYouth Service Chairs
3/16, Tues 6pmEnvironment D5000 Focus groupInterested Rotarians.
3/17, Wed 6pmYoung ProfessionalAll interested 
3/20, Sat 8-9amClubRunner Web DesignAll interested 
3/20, Sat 9-11amVibrant Club WorkshopPresidents, PE s, Club Trainer
3/27, 4/10, 4/17 SatSpring Training AssemblyAll Rotarians
4/5, Mon 7pmPresident/PE TransitionPresident & PE Training
4/10, Sat 10-11:15amYouth Service & ToastmastersInteractors
4/10, SatSpring Training AssemblyAll Rotarians
4/17, SatSpring Training AssemblyAll Rotarians
4/24, SatRotarians at Work 
5/1, Sat, 9-NoonPeace ForumEveryone invited
5/3, Mon 7pmPresident/PE TransitionPresident & PE s
5/14-16Virtual District ConferenceAll interested 
 
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Contact us at Phone # 808 536-8778
Mail: Rotary District 5000,
                             P.O. Box 3325, Honolulu, HI  96801                                            
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