31st Annual Kona Daifukuji Orchid Club Show

The 31st annual Kona Daifukuji Orchid Club (KDOC) show and sale is Sunday, July 28 at the Daifukuji Soto Mission Hall.


The theme of this year’s show is “A Rainbow of Orchids” and the member’s annual indoor display of blooming orchids showcases the many colors found in numerous species. Enjoy an elaborate display of live blooming cattleya, cymbidium, dendrobium, phalaenopsis, miltonia, vanda and more. Cameras are welcome.

The show offers attendees complimentary refreshments, plus an orchid boutonniere corsage—while they last.  Time is 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Harpist Bonne Mitchell will serenade attendees in the morning and the Daifukuji Taiko drummers will perform outside in the parking lot at 10 a.m.

Orchid Taikos

Got growing questions? Veteran members will staff a Question and Answer Booth where attendees can get expert advice on caring for orchids. The club boasts eight charter members who each have been growing orchids at least 30 years at different Kona elevations.

In addition to the other displays, the annual event offers an outdoor sale of high-quality orchid species and hybrids.

The Kona Daifukuji Orchid Club is West Hawai‘i’s oldest orchidaceae organization with a mission to learn and foster orchid culture and promote fellowship among orchid collectors. The club meets the second Wednesday of every month at the Daifukuji Soto Mission Hall on Hwy. 11 at mile marker 114, just north of Kainaliu. For information, visit www.kdoc.us, get club updates at www.facebook.com/orchidsinparadise or phone 808-328-8501.



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