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October 24, 2018 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach-3rd Floor
2490 Kalakaua Ave
Honolulu, HI 96815
$27.00 plus $5.00 parking
Linda Collard, Executive Director

Speaker: PP Gene Grounds    Topic: Hawai’i Waterman’s Hall of Fame awardees

Gene first came to Honolulu in the mid 1950’s to try out the big surf on the North Shore.  After graduating from USC with a Bachelor’s in Business Administration he worked for HOPACO for a couple of years  He joined the Peace Corps where he met his wife and got into banking.  He specialized  in lending to small and medium sized businesses and for a number of years was the largest producer of SBA loans in the State.  He later was recruited to start a bank on Maui which he created from scratch and ran it for 5 years.  Gene has always be a champion swimmer and is an All-American.  He is currently the fastest in the State in his age group.  He has been a Rotarian for over 50 years.