Winter 2009 - Other News | Alumni
Alumni Association: Hits the Lanes, Makes a Toast and Raises Funds for ‘Iolani
Halloween Bash Bowls Over Alumni
Mark Ambler ’95 and his wife Melissa dressed as one of the best-known prehistoric couples. Yaba Daba Doo!
Bravo for Bowlers Ryan Yasui, Stacey Takanishi ’84, and David Ohara ’84.
Alumni Wine and Dine
At the Alumni Wine and Dine were Kari Hayashi ’00, Tyler Kimura ’00, James Chan ’98, Nolan Nakamura ’92, Justin Haruki ’00, Kacy Nekoba ’00, and Blaine Umeda ’01.
Thanking VolunteersDuring a Mahalo Dinner on October 16, ‘Iolani Headmaster and his wife, Dr. Val ’67 and Cynthia Iwashita, extended their gratitude to volunteers who worked on behalf of the 'Iolani Alumni Association at the annual Alumni Association Golf Tournament and A Touch of ‘Iolani. Also recognized were members of the Alumni Association's Board of Directors.
Outgoing President Derek Ching ’83 thanked fellow outgoing board members Ray Ono ’72, Galen Haneda ’81, Yvette Maskrey ’84, and Kirk Uejio ’98. Ching was also praised for his leadership of the association as president for the past two years.
The Class of 1977 was honored for their outstanding work on the ‘Iolani Alumni Association Golf Tournament. Chair Dion Yasui ’77 was presented with a special gift for his commitment of time and energy. The Class of 1989, under the leadership of Co-Chairs Rayna Say ’89 and Dean Young ’89, were recognized for a great job on the 2008 A Touch of ‘Iolani: The Red Event.
Both events helped raise funds for the ‘Iolani Alumni Association Scholarship Fund. The association also presented Dr. Iwashita with a check for $15,000 for the ‘Iolani Alumni Association Scholarship Fund.