Hawaii Toastmasters

Welcome to Hawaii's Toastmasters District 49

Where Leaders Are Made!

People of different ethnicity, different professional status, and different age groups are welcome to join one of the top Educational Organizations in Hawaii, to improve their Public Speaking Skills, their Leadership Skills and their Personal Growth.


What Is Toastmasters?

Toastmasters is a great program to help the individual to become a better communicator and leader.

We teach these skills through a network of more than 60 clubs throughout the State of Hawaii. Each Toastmasters club mission is to provide a supportive and positive learning experience…

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2019 District 49 Conference

Photo Report from 2019 District Conference

The top District 49 event of the 2018-2019 Toastmasters year, the Annual District Conference, took place on the first Saturday in May, 5/4/2019, at Pagoda Hotel in Honolulu. The conference featured two keynote speakers, Table Topics Speech Contest, International Speech Contest, business meeting with elections of the new district leaders, silent auction and raffle, Toastmasters

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2019 Division Contests

2019 Division Contests

End of March and beginning of April is always time to enjoy the division speech contests. This year, Division B and Division C had their International Speech and Table Topics contests on Saturday March 30, followed by contests of Division A and Division D on Saturday April 6. Big thanks to all contestants for their

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Candidates for the 2019 – 2020 District Leadership Team

The District 49 Leadership Committee has screen, reviewed, and interviewed all candidates for the District Executive Committee for the upcoming Toastmasters year starting on July 1st, 2019. The candidates are: John Coleman, ACB, CL District Director CandidateSepiuta Holakeituai, DTM Program Quality Director CandidateTrisha Evans, DTM Club Growth Director CandidateKory Ikeda, ACB, ALB Club Growth Director

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Kenn Nishihira on Think Tech Hawaii

Think Tech Hawaii is a non-profit digital media organization focused on technology, energy, diversification and globalism to the future of Hawaii. It broadcasts on a local television and Oceanic Channel 16. Today, David Tasaka, a guest host, who is also a Toastmaster and member of Abe Lee Toastmasters, interviewed District 49 Director Kenn Nishihira. Kenn

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Kenn Nishihira

More Love, More Joy, More Happiness

While most of us may have entered Toastmasters to learn to make speeches, that benefit is but the beginning of the good which may come to us and the good which we may do for mankind. Ralph Smedley MESSAGE FROM DISTRICT DIRECTOR People that know me often tell me that I am crazy for toastmasters.

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Sepiuta Holakeituai

Let Them Know We’re Toastmasters!

MESSAGE FROM CLUB GROWTH DIRECTOR Mālō e lelei & Aloha my District 49 Ohana! Our fierce leader, DTM Kenn Nishihira has chosen a great theme for our year: “Let Them Know We’re Toastmasters!” As we show others the blessings we’ve received as members of this great organization, the people of Hawaii will be enthusiastically searching

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toastmasters conference
5/4/2019 in Honolulu, HI
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People that know me often tell me that I am crazy for toastmasters. They can’t believe how much time I spend for toastmasters. Or how much meetings I attend. So much speeches to give, all for free. The reason is …

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Open House Schedule

Open House is the best opportunity to try the Toastmasters experience near you. Here are upcoming open house meetings of Hawaii clubs:


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