Hundred Islands Lodge No. 201
Named after the famous "Hundred Islands" located not far from Bani,Pangasinan. Hundred Islands is actually composed of more than 400 coralline islands and islets, very rich in mineral life. The second largest collection of coral specimens in the world may be found in the Hundred Islands.
Pangasinan Lodge No. 56 formally endorsed the formation of this lodge in Alaminos, Pangasinan and on May 22, 1973 Grand Master Ruperto S. Demonteverde issued a dispensation for its organization. On June 16, 1973, Hundred Islands Lodge U.D. was duly inaugurated.
At the annual communication of the Grand Lodge held in April 1974, the Committee on Charters recommended that the lodge be granted a charter. The Committee noted that, since its establishment, the lodge had been holding its monthly meetings regularly and had initiated three petitioners, passed two and raised one to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason. Moreover, the lodge already had a membership of 25 Master Masons and 2 Fellowcrafts. Accordingly, the Grand Lodge granted the lodge a charter and assigned number 210 to it.
On July 20, 1974, Grand Master John O. Wallace, with the assistance of MW Damaso C. Tria, RW Jose L. Araneta, VW Isaac Puno, Jr, VW Eduardo Pascual, VW Camilla Calimlim and other Masonic dignitaries, opened a Special Communication of the Grand Lodge in Alaminos, Pangasinan and proceeded to constitute Hundred Islands Lodge No. 201. Immediately thereafter, the officers of the new lodge were installed into office.
Location: Alaminos, Pangasinan