Pearlridge Rotarians deliver free dictionaries to Pearl City third graders

The Rotary Club of Pearlridge began delivering free dictionaries to third grade students with presentations made to Pearl City Highlands Elementary on Tuesday, September 5, and Pearl City Elementary on Wednesday, September 6.

Pearlridge Rotarians will make deliveries and presentations to third graders and their teachers representing 12 Pearl City and Aiea Elementary schools in the next few weeks as a part of Rotary International's Dictionary 5000 Project.

Rotary Club of Club of Pearlridge President Lasar McCabe was joined by RCOP Board Members, Dick Mosko, Ralph Portmore, Gordon Arakaki, and me to make the presentations. The dictionaries were donated by the Rotary Club of Pearlridge.

Mahalo to the wonderful students, teachers, and administrators who gave us a very warm welcome. The students were very appreciative and excited to receive their brand new dictionaries.

2017-2018 Rotary Club of Pearlridge Dictionary 5000 Project Presentation Schedule:

"Service Above Self"

Pearl City Highlands Elementary    Tuesday, September 5    10:15am

Pearl City Elementary    Wednesday, September 6    8:30am

Lehua Elementary   Thursday, September 7  10:00am

Palisades Elementary    Friday, September 8    8:00am

Alvah Scott Elementary     Tuesday, September 12    8:15am

Waiau Elementary   Wednesday, September 13  8:15am

Gus Webling Elementary    Thursday, September 14    8:15am

Momilani Elementary     Friday, September 15    9:00am

Pearl Ridge Elementary    Tuesday, September 19    TBA

St. Elizabeth School    Wednesday, September 20    9:30am

Our Savior Lutheran     Thursday, September 21    TBA

Manana Elementary     Friday, September 22    1:00pm


Pearl City Highlands Elementary

September 5, 2017

Photo by Barry Villamil | [email protected]

Photo by Barry Villamil | [email protected]

Photo by Barry Villamil | [email protected]


Pearl City Elementary

September 6, 2017

Photo by Barry Villamil | [email protected]

Photo by Barry Villamil | [email protected]

Photo by Barry Villamil | [email protected]