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On July 11, 2011, Monday, at 5:30 PM, the East Manoa and Manoa Waioli Lions Clubs will be welcoming 28 camp participants from Hawaii, Europe and other parts of the world to the Hawaii international Youth Camp welcome dinner. We will greet the campers and encourage them to mix with the attending Lions to allow our members and the Youth Campers to get to know each other. Our program will include a karaoke session for the youth campers, and entertainment provided by the youth campers for the guests’ enjoyment.On the menu will be salads, desserts, and entrees to include: steamed mahi, tempura, barbeque ribs, and mochiko chicken.

On August 1, 2010, 6 EMLC members including Alan Niwao, Gary Hamada, Stan Takamine, Garrett Ogawa, Walter Yamane and Steve Wong assembled at the softball fields at Manoa District Park. Their intent was to help the makule league in preparing the softball diamonds for use in the coming softball season.

Gary and Stan smoothing out the path to the pitcher's mound

Gary stamping down the dirt over a hole he's filled

Walter marking the position of first base

The East Manoa Lions Club sponsored Christian Schroppel to the Hugh O'Brien Youth (HOBY) Leadership seminar held at the University of Hawaii.  HOBY lasts for 3 days and invites prominent leaders in Hawaii to speak to the youths about community service and leadership.  His experience at the HOBY seminar changed his life said Christian, and let him view community service with enthusiasm instead of a chore.  He is performing 100 hours of community service as a result of attending the seminar.

The picture below shows Christian, in the red shirt, with the East Manoa Lions Club members on July 27, 2010 at Hee Hing Restaurant where Christian gave a speech on his experiences to our members.

Every year the Lions of District 50, Hawaii sponsors youths 16 to 18 years of age from different countries for an International Youth Camp. The camp is designed to allow the youths to build bonding and leadership skills. This year the youths came from Austria, Croatia, Denmark, England, Finland, Germany, Israel, Italy, Mongolia, Norway, Poland Slovakia and Turkey.  The East Manoa Lions Club sponsored a welcoming dinner for the International Youth Campers at Treetops Restaurant.

The photo below of the youths was taken at Treetops Restaurant in Manoa on July 12, 2010.



Darlene Nakayama, the Director of the Youth Camp



The Youth Camp girls entertain the guests with hula


The youths had an opportunity to sing karaoke style


Two camp participants


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