Sharing the Spirit of Aloha Annual Gala

Mahalo to everyone who supported the Sharing the Spirit of Aloha Annual Gala honoring:

Nisei Veterans Legacy, Nisei Veterans Memorial Center, and Go For Broke National Education Center

Onizuka Memorial Committee

Jake Shimabukuro

George Takei

Donna Tanoue

Mahalo to our sponsors and donors!

Shogun
Edward Enterprises, Inc.
First Hawaiian Bank
Hilo Boyz
Kobayashi Group, LLC/The MacNaughton Group, Inc./Blacksand Capital, LLC
R. M. Towill Corporation
Territorial Savings Bank
Yonatan Hawaii Inc. - Good Feelings
 
Daimyo
Alexander & Baldwin
Allied Builders System/Roberts Hawaii
American Savings Bank
Kirk Caldwell & Donna Tanoue
Enterprise Rent-A-Car & National Car Rental
First Insurance Company of Hawaii, Ltd.
Kobayashi, Sugita & Goda, LLP
Monsanto Hawaii
Onizuka Memorial Committee
PVT Land Company, Ltd.
The Taiji and Naoko Terasaki Family Foundation
Teruya Brothers, Ltd.
Triis Inc./CBRE
Donna Odanaka Walden
Wilson Okamoto Corporation
Gregg & Ruthann Yamanaka & Dexter & Mary Kubota
 
Bushi
Arancino
Bank of Hawaii
Castle & Cooke Hawaii
Central Pacific Bank
Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert
Diagnostic Laboratory Services
Genba Hawaii, Inc.
Haseko (Hawaii), Inc.
Harold & Yvonne Hashizume
Hawaiian Airlines
the Hawaiian Electric Companies
Hawaiian Properties, Ltd.
Hawaiian Telcom
HCCS Consulting Associates
Hokulani Kigyo, LLC
HouseMart / Ben Franklin Crafts
 'Ike Hawaii
iQ 360
Island Insurance Companies
JTB Hawaii, Inc.
KAI Hawaii, Inc.
Kamehameha Schools
KTA Super Stores
Dr. Daryl & Jane Kurozawa
List Sotheby's International Realty
Matson
MIS Veterans Club of Hawaii
Morioka/Yuen Ohana
Mark Mugiishi, MD
Darryl Nakamoto
Nisei Veterans Legacy
Nisei Veterans Memorial
Noguchi & Associates, Inc.
Occidental Underwriters of Hawaii, Ltd.
Kip & Shannon Okinaka
Onizuka Memorial Committee
Ota & Hara, LLLC
Pacific International Center for High Technology Research (PICHTR)
Ronald N.S. Ho & Associates, Inc.
Jake Shimabukuro
Suzanne Nakano Realty, Inc.
Ward Village
Watanabe Ing LLP
Wells Fargo
Scott H. Yagihara
 
Donations
ABC Stores
Susan Eichor
Hawaii Sekitei Corp.
Edith Ihori - In honor of Alvin S. Ihori & Leonard K. Ihori
Barbara Inouye
Bill & Reyna Kaneko
Richard & Elaine Kawamoto
Harriet Knox
Dr. Thomas & Mi Kosasa
Gladys Kurosu
Kyo-ya Hotels & Resorts
Shizue Miyasato
Douglas & Betty Mukai
Naniwa-Ya Ramen
Ethel Aiko Oda
Ohana Control Systems, Inc.
Valerie Okihara - In honor of 150 years of the Japanese in Hawaii and Spirit of Aloha Honorees
Miki Okumura
Ron & Sharon Reynolds - In honor of Kiyomi Yamada
Servco Foundation
Mildred Y. Tahara
Dr. & Mrs. Masao Takai
Kenneth Tsuji
Ted Ura
Susan Yamada
Allen T. Yamashita
Byrnes Yamashita
Christine Yano
Larry & Joan Yokoyama
Constance F. Yoshioka-Kinoshita - In honor of Nisei Veterans Legacy
Amy Young
Hoyt Zia & Leigh-Ann Miyasato

Special Acknowledgements

Bank of Hawaii Blue Crew

Ben Franklin Crafts
Daniel Kamitaki
Joy Shimabukuro

Big Island Candies
Allan Ikawa
Kristy Rios

Bradley & Lily
Stacey Nomura

BYCO
Bobby Yamauchi

Celebrations
Joel Kutaka

Brian Chang
66th Cherry Blossom Festival Court

Edward Enterprises, Inc.
Mark Ibara

Fujikami Florist
Amy Fujikami-Shikuzawa
Eileen Miura

Hawaii News Now
Steve Uyehara

Hilton Hawaiian Village
Waikiki Beach Resort
Susan Smith

Honolulu Japanese Junior Chamber of Commerce

Kahu Kordell Kekoa

Kinetic Productions, Inc.
Ryan Kawamoto

Kaniela Nakashima

Dr. Dennis Ogawa

‘Ōlelo Community Media
Kekoanui Graham

Pacxa
Doug Shimokawa

Jake Shimabukuro

Show & Tell
Mike Higgins

Sing Out, Louise! Productions
Joey Monda

Taiko Center of the Pacific
Kenny Endo
Chizuko Endo

Kathryn Teruya, Miss Hawaii 2017

George and Brad Takei

The Paperie
Eldon Ching

Lauren Wong

Hawaiian Airlines
Shannon Okinaka

Silent Auction Donors

Wayne S. Akizaki
Alan Wong’s

Aloha International Piano Festival
Anne Namba Designs
Anteprima Wirebag

Ann Asakura

Big City Diner

Big Island Candies
Bishop Museum

Blue Bird Jewelry Hawaii
Blue Note Hawaii

Sumako Cohn
Country Samurai Coffee Co.
California Hotel Casino Las Vegas
Cane Haul Road, Ltd.

Dave & Busters
Diamond Head Theater

Diana Crowder—Tupperware

diptyque
Doraku
Dream Sling
Eating House 1849 by Roy Yamaguchi
Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea

Hawaiian Chip Company LLC

Honolulu Cookie Company
Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawai‘i
Barbara Edelstein
Enterprise Rent-A-Car & National Car Rental
Good Feelings
Robin Flanagan
Grand Wailea--A Waldorf Astoria Resort
Gyotaku by Naoki
Gyotaku Japanese Restaurants
Halekulani
HC Retail, LLC
Linda Harada
Hawai‘i Bowl & Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic
Hawaii Sekitei Corp.
Leslie A. Hayashi
Carole Hayashino
Hertz Corporation

Hi Life
Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort
Hilo Hattie

Sherri Hiraoka
Susan Hiraoka
Mark Ibara

Ice Palace Hawaii
‘Iolani Inc.
Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i
The Joy of Sake
Mary Kamiya
KAI Hawaii, Inc.
Ken Hayashida
Audrey Kaneko
Kashu Sales International, Inc.

Ryan Kawamoto
Kh Studio Hawaii

Gale Kobayashi
KoAloha Ukulele
Ko Olina Golf Club
Kualoa Ranch Hawaii
Christine Kubota
Walter Kunitake
Ko‘olau Band
Kumu Kahua Theatre
Jane Kurahara

Kyoya Hotels & Resorts, LP
Lighting Concepts and Design

Lotus Spirits
Jonathan Lum
M. Miura Store, Inc.

Market City Limited
Maui Divers Jewelry
The Mauian Hotel
McCully Bicycle and Sporting Goods

Laura Mellow

Greg Morris

Mrs. Barry’s Kona Cookies

Ed Murakami

Jon J. Murakami
Carol Nagano
Darryl Nakamoto
Nanzan GiroGiro
The Oahu Club

Ohana Arts
Dr. Irene Ohbe-Arakaki of Reneux Med & Day Spa
Valerie Okihara
Shannon Okinaka
Maude Omai
Jill Omori
Pacific Aviation Museum

Tom Paladino/Scalar
Pearl Harbor
Pure Joy Day Spa
Pacxa
Hiromi Peterson, Toka
Ben Pulmano
Pure Reflection by Kelly Togami
Robert Riggs

Roy Sakuma Ukulele Studio
Claire Sato
Seaglass Fine Art Photography
Seattle Mariners
Sedona Hawai‘i
Shane Sato Photography
Shane Victorino Foundation
Jake Shimabukuro

Taiko Center of the Pacific

Cheryl Takayama
Kyle Tatsumoto
The Tea Chest
Deidre Tegarden

Taiji Terasaki
Tyler Tokioka
Trump International Hotel Waikiki
Tsukuneya Robata Grill

Ultimate Foot Store

Umbrellas Hawaii
University of Hawaii Offices of Intercollegiate Athletics
University of Hawaii Press
University of Hawaii Bookstore

Ronald Wakabayashi
Watanabe Floral, Inc.

Scott Yagihara
Yugawara
Zippy’s Restaurants

Stan Zisk

Gala Planning Committee

Gala Co-Chairs
Jodi Nozoe Chang
Darryl Nakamoto
Ben Pulmano

Gala Sponsorship Co-Chairs
Ken Hayashida
Christine Kubota
Eugene Nishimura

Silent Auction Co-Chairs
Janna Lau
Shannon Okinaka

Publicity Chair
Mark Ibara

Lucky Number Chair
Reid Hokama

Program Co-Chairs
Ashley Higa
Justin Takaki

Video
Ryan Kawamoto

Gala Volunteers

Jester Apresto
Jonathan Bello
Chelsea Briggs
Kimberly Brown
Wendy Chang
Angela Choy
Jill Chung
Cherlene Foley
Joe Francher
Mari Fujimoto
Raina Fujitani
Lori Furoyama
Lisa Goo
Maria Goto
Kaydi Hashima
Jennifer Higa
Susan Hiraoka
Sherri Hiraoka
Kylie Hisatake
Ryan Inouye
Carly Ishihara
Charlyn Ishihara
Mandi Ishihara
Marcie Ishihara
Anna Itoh
Jyza Jardeleza
Karly Kanehiro
Lara Karamatsu
Eric Kobayashi
Gale Kobayashi
Ross Kohara
Valerie Kubota
Joel Kutaka
Matthew Laroya
Ernest Lau
Debbie Lau-Shiroma
Paula Lewis
Kirstie Maeshiro-Takiguchi
Colette Masunaga
Shelby Meador
Tiffany Mitani
Brandon Miyagi
Donnell Mokuau-Ragel
Janelle Morimoto
Koji Nakamura
Mika Nakashige
Alverna Nakata
Jeff Nishihara
Kaylee Noborikawa
Heather Omori
Jill Omori
Patricia Oshiro
David Ota
Michelle Ota
Andrew Pang
Anthony M. Ragel
Ivette Rodriguez-Stern
Kari Sakuda
Claire Sato
Lily Shao
Ariel Stenek
Roshan Suehiro
Jason Sumiye
Ray Tabata
Rhianna Taniguchi
Cheryl Toyama
Walter Villalba
Myles Yamamoto
Darren Yoshioka

Upcoming Events

Fire & Rice Waikiki
August 23, 2018 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Annual Membership Meeting
August 25, 2018 9:30am - 11:00am