The Hawaii Chapter
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Promoting the Beauty and Utility of Bamboo

Chapter Information

All correspondence regarding the chapter should be sent to:

P.O. Box 1658
Hilo, HI  96721

Officers and Committee Chairs

This chapter formed in May, 1995 and held its first meeting at the Kaloko Cloud Forest Sanctuary.

James Parker
Vice President
Jacqui Marlin
Carrie Walters
Treasurer & Membership Chair
Paul Booth
P. O. Box 1658
Hilo, HI  96721
Representative to the ABS
Len Lundstrom
Programs Committee Chair
Asherah Taylor
Special Projects Committee Chair
Donna Manion
Advisory Committee Chair
Norm Bezona


Upcoming Events:

Sunday January 20 at 12 noon: Potluck and Annual Membership Meeting, followed by a tour of John and Pat Mood's bamboo farm and timber processing facility. The Moods are located just south of the 20 mile marker on Highway 19, north of Hilo. Look for the Bamboo Society sign. Please bring a chair and insect repellant. For more information, please contact Paul at 808-969-9110, or by email to

Note: at each Chapter Meeting, the Board will meet at 11:00 and the General Meeting and potluck (and program, where applicable) will begin thereafter, usually around noon.


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