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Rose Award of Excellence – 2024

March 11 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

A fundraiser honoring Lorraine Inouye, Hawai’i State Senator

Monday, March 11, 2024
Hilo Hawaiian Hotel Moku’ola Ballroom

5 pm: no-host cocktail hour & silent auction
6 pm: dinner & awards program

The buffet features: carved slow roasted prime rib of beef with au jus and creamy horseradish, furikake salmon with teriyaki sauce and wasabi aioli, hoisin glazed roast chicken, clams and mussels sautéed with garlic tomato white wine broth, and tofu vegan katsu curry. Also served are Ceasar salad, penne pasta salad, sautéed seasonal vegetables, steamed rice, dinner rolls, chocolate cake, and iced tea, hot tea, and coffee.


Funds raised support Zonta Club of Hilo Foundation scholarships given to women pursuing higher education in nursing, women’s studies, communication, business, and STEM, plus Pay-it-Forward micro-grants to local women-owned businesses.

Ticket/Table Deadline Extended to Thursday @ 12 noon

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Sponsor Levels

  • Gold Sponsor – $1500 – Reserved table of 8 with VIP seating
  • Mahogany Sponsor – $1250 – Reserved table of 8
  • Individual tickets – $125 (of which $50 is tax-deductible)

Why sponsor a table?

  • Premium seating with your guests – RESERVED tables
  • Your business name featured on the table
  • Recognition at the event
  • Your name and logo in the program
  • Social media mentions on our Facebook and Instagram channels
  • Tax deductible non-profit 503(c)(3)
  • You support building a better world for women and girls

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Get Tickets/Tables Offline

For those who prefer to pay offline or by check, please print the Ticket & Table Form and mail to: Zonta Club of Hilo Foundation, P.O. Box 1915, Hilo, HI 96721. Or contact Foundation Treasurer Julie Mitchell at (808) 985-9248 or

Download Ticket & Table Form
Read Ticket & Table Letter

Silent Auction

Please help by donating goods and services for our silent auction. All gifts are welcomed! No donation is too large or too small. To acknowledge your gift, we will list you in our Rose Award printed program, plus mail you a mahalo letter for tax purposes. Please print the Auction Donation Form or contact Erlinda Bourcier at (209) 404-6018 or

Download Auction Form
Read Auction Letter


The Zonta Club of Hilo Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) tax deductible entity.


March 11
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Hilo Hawaiian Hotel – Moku‘ola Ballroom
71 Banyan Drive
Hilo, 96720 United States


Zonta Club of Hilo Foundation
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