Scenes from a Pancake Breakfast

Lions Ron Garlie and Sam Morningstar performed their annual ritual of cooking around 3000 total pancakes Sunday, March 1.  The Pancake Breakfast served more than 1,400 residents and visitors.  

Lion Janice Akiyama proudly points to a serving during the March 1 Pancake Breakfast.  Also pictured are Lion Elaine Saki (left), Lion Steve Saiki and Lion Jim Whitfield.Lions Shirl Whitfield and Donald Nagamine pose with Kauai High Leos at the condiments station.



EKLC Lion John Ochoco may be spending a good part of the year in the Philippines, but his service as a dedicated Lion continues unabated.  Following is a report from John detailing recent service activities by Lions in Baguio City to their community:

As part of Baguio City 105thChrysanthemum, Baguio Everlasting, Baguio Pine City, and Baguio Sunflower, along with medical and dental associations, collaborated on joint optical-dental-medical mission at Baguio City Convention Center. Optical mission exclusively done by Lions with BCHLC assuming lead role, 221 were served, 165 eyeglasses dispensed from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Municipal government provided lunches for more than a hundred volunteers.Baguio City Host Lions Club, official International Twin of East Kaua’i Lions Club, continually lavishes its praises on EKLC and District 50 for used eyeglasses that enable the club to serve not only Baguio but also entire northern Luzon, per protocol with area Lions Clubs. 

Mayor Mauricio Domogan, himself an 
active Lion of BCHLC, greets the 
citizens of Baguio City.

After talking story at District 50 Convention in May that the supply of used eyeglasses was exhausted due to preponderance of optical missions in recent months, EKLC Lion PDG Roy Nishida and D50 Eyeglasses Recycling Chair Lion Alice Kudo expedited shipment of fifteen boxes totaling over 4000 used eyeglasses. On behalf of BCHLC, 

EKLC Lion John Ochoco, also Associate Member of BCHLC, conveyed heart-felt thanks to Lion Roy and Lion Alice in person at convention for their yeoman efforts.

Photos by Lion John tell the story. Charter Anniversary Celebration, Lions Clubs of Baguio City Host, Baguio

Baguio Pine City Lion Jun Dizon, Doctor
of Optometry, examines clients who “fail” 
vision screening.


Proudly resting after an afternoon cleaning Lydgate Beach Park

Eighteen EKLC Lions did their civic duty April 22 cleaning up the beach, pavilion and children's playground areas at Lydgate Beach Park.  Afterward we treated ourselves to an ono hamburger dinner.  Many mahalos to chef Lion Guy Higa and Lion Wayne Mukai, who organized and coordinated the cleanup.

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