- The Rotary Club of Kona Sunrise was chartered on April 10, 2009.
We are your friends and neighbors working to build a better world and a better community. -
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Rotary is committed to
Service Above Self
with its 1.2 million members
We volunteer in our community and abroad, seeking to change the world with projects
that support education, job training, provide clean water, combat hunger, eradicate polio.
And we are a fun club!
Bernice Barnett accepting plaque on behalf of Kona Sunrise Rotary from Kosovo Council President for partnering with the Prishtina Rotary in a GG water project.
Funds raised go towards scholarships, food basket, and DAS (Domestic Abuse Shelter).
We meet on Wednesdays at 7:00am at VFW Post 12122 in downtown Kailua-Kona, HI. Learn more.
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6 Awards @ District 5000!
Kona Sunrise won SIX Awards at the May 17-19, 2019 District 5000 Conference:
- Community Service Excellence
- International Service Excellence
- Club Growth Excellence
- Foundation Excellence
- Club Leadership Excellence
- Club of Excellence
- only 4 of the 52 clubs in Hawaii were awarded this honor
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See some of our members
holding the awards!
Service Areas: Projects
Our objective of "Service Above Self" is fostered through activities in five primary areas, called the 5 Avenues of Service. Learn more.
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What would it take to change the world? Rotary's 1.2 million members believe it starts with a commitment to Service Above Self
The 10th year anniversary celebration
of "The Little Club That Can" included the swearing in of Michele Ku as the 2019-2020 President of Kona Sunrise Rotary by Governor Win.
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When you join the Rotary Club of Kona Sunrise
, you'll find members and friends volunteering in our community and abroad to change the world with projects that support education and job training, provide clean water, combat hunger, improve health and sanitation, and eradicate polio.
And you will be part of a fun club, providing opportunities for fellowship and networking among local professionals.
If you want to learn more, fill out our online form
and we will contact you!
News & Announcements
Presentation by President Nestorio Domingo: UPDATE: 2018-2019 Club Goals
Rotarians At Work Day
: A Big Mahalo to Kalei, Mimi, Marcia, and Kona Club member Jose and his 2 boys for participating in April 27th's tree planting at Palamanui Community College campus.
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We planted 3 kinds of native Hawaiian tree seedlings (Wiliwili, Hiliaki and Ahalii).
A Peace Pole
was installed at the Innovations Public Charter School (IPCS) in April. Mahalo to all who supported this project, especially Dave Bateman who talked about the Rotary and its role as an NGO promoter of peace worldwide. See photo 1
and photo 2
Read West Hawaii Today article
on the peace pole.
News Release: "Promoting Peace"
- Kona Sunrise Rotary Club donated 900 foot rulers to Kahakai Elementary School (January 24, 2019)
Rotary's Motto: Service Above Self