Christmas is coming! Let’s be ready.

Need some help.  The plan is to create several projects where everyone no matter their skill level, can help in creating items that we can sell for Christmas gifts.  We plan to have items at the Shed store and there are a craft show or two as well.  Keep in touch as there will be more announcements in the next week or so.  The idea is get everything ready by early November.  Got any ideas?  Let us know.

Charlie’s Angels visit the Shed!!!

Charlie McLaughlin, Operations Committee Chairman, sent out a call for help and the Angels came, they saw and they conquered!  Stuff got moved, shelves got built and the much needed organization of the Shed got a great start!  These Angels might not look like the Hollywood version but they did a ton of work.

There’s still more to do, so be on the look out for requests for help.  If you missed this work party don’t feel bad, there will be lots more opportunities to help.

Good job Charlie!  Thanks for getting this major project off to a good start.

Super Summer Sizzle at the Shed!!!

Aloha Members and Friends of the Honolulu Mens Shed:

This Saturday, August 17, 2019, we’re having our Super Summer Sausage Sizzle at the Honolulu Mens Shed!

Hopefully, we’ll have some special guests as I invited Bob Freeman, one of our members, to bring his 427 Cobra for all us car guys to drool over.  I’m expecting him to bring a couple of friends that also have Cobras, so be sure to show up, not only for lunch, but for a Honolulu Mens Shed car show!

See you then!


New Open Hours at the Shed

Aloha members and friends of the Honolulu Mens’ Shed:

At the request of several members that the Shed be available at times other than Wednesday and Saturday mornings, the Shed will now be open, as of Sunday, August 11th, on Sundays from 9AM to 1PM (+/-).

Please remember that to properly man the Shed during its open hours, a certified first aid person and a Shed boss must be present.  We will have a sign up sheet at the Shed for the first aider and boss that will be present during these new hours.

Please let Charlie McLaughlin (, Operations Committee Chairman) or me know if you have any questions.

See you at the Shed!


Election held, no hanging chads, officers elected!

The officers for the next year are, from left to right:

Tay Perry, Vice President

Jadine Lee, Secretary

Bob Olson, Treasurer

Chris Melahn, Board member

Glenn Sears, Board Member

Michael Trojan, President

Charlie McLaughlin, Board Member

Feel free to send your congratulations to!

Mahalo to all of those who attended our annual meeting and a big Mahalo to our world class chefs that took care of the burgers and dogs. From left to right: Bob Jewell, Mark Campbell and Charlie McLaughlin.

First Unitarian Church gift to the Shed

img_4312.jpgThe First Unitarian Church of Honolulu made a donation from their March collections to the Shed.   Rev. T.J. Fitzgerald hands over the donation to Treasurer Randy Wong during T.J.’s visit last Saturday.

International visitors

The Shed had two great Saturdays, May 4 and May 11.  Each day had visitors from our brother sheds in Australia.  It was interesting to say the least, to hear how the sheds were started and how they have flourished.  The enthusiasm for the sheds in Australia is high and they are well attended.  The overriding aspect of these sheds was how all of their health is better and how they have a happier life style with the shed in their life.  The fact that these men made an effort to visit our shed here in Honolulu was a testimony to how sheds have a positive effect on senior men.  We, as members of the first shed in the USA, should be proud of what we have accomplished.  This is just the beginning!