About Toastmasters International
CLUBS AND MEETINGS
Toastmasters members follow educational programs they chose when they join. By completing a required number of projects, member can earn awards, for example Competent Communicator or Distinguished Toastmaster.
Currently, members can follow two different educational programs:
- The old curriculum based on completing projects in printed manuals starting with the Competent Communication Manual.
- The new curriculum called Pathways that offers projects in different areas of communication, leadership, management, strategic planning, service to others, public speaking and more.
About District 49, Hawaii
REGIONS AND DISTRICTS
HAWAII – DISTRICT 49
CLUBS IN HAWAII
ANNUAL DISTRICT CONFERENCE
The entire District 49 meets at an annual District Conference, usually each May. The conference features educational programs about public speaking and leadership. The most popular part of the District Conference is the International Speaking Contest. The winner of the contest represents the District at the Regional and International level called the World Championship of Public Speaking.
In 1997, Hawaii’s Willie Jones won the international contest and he is the only Hawaii World Champion of Public Speaking to date.
About Waikiki Toastmasters
History of the Club
Waikiki Club was chartered on September 1st, 1996.
Current Club Officers (2018 – 2019)
Richard Hernandez, DTM – Club President
Slava Slavik, CC, PM5, PI1 – Vice President of Education
Karin Cao – Vice President of Public Relations
Raymond Liu, ACB– Vice President of Membership
Louis Yang – Treasurer
Greg Ching, DTM – Secretary
Dean Masai, DTM – Sergeant-at-Arms
Notable Club Members
Willy Jones – 1997 World Champion of Public Speaking
Rose Kirland – 2017-2018 District Director
Greg Ching – Past District Governor
Richard Hernandez – Past District Governor