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                               February 2018

       Annual HIPS BBQ & Rare Palm Auction
     Friday, February 9, 5:00 PM, Aunty Sally's Luau Hale, Hilo

HIPS's Annual BBQ and Rare Palm Auction will be held on February 9th, 2018 at Aunty Sally's Luau Hale, Hilo.

This is the Society's most important yearly event, featuring good food, old and new friends, and the chance to bid on rare and unusual palms in 'Live' and 'Silent' Auctions.

The 'Live' auction palms are specially picked by our outstanding vendors and are uncommon in cultivation. Bid on these unique and rare palms sourced world wide by reputable collectors. 

The 'Silent' auction features an amazing variety of palms, also from local growers and individuals, that will give you a chance to add beautiful specimens to your garden. 

So many palms that everyone in attendance will likely go home with at least one

There will be two choices in the evening meal along with dessert and bottled water. 

Watch you snail mail for information, R.S.V.P., and membership forms. 

A short presentation of the Society's benefits
Bidding for palms in the 'Silent' auction
Socializing with old and new friends...what it's all about
Rare palms offered in the 'Live' auction