By The Way
The City & County of Honolulu
is 100 years old.
centennial is being celebrated between July 2005 and July 2006. The Honolulu
Centennial Commission and Honolulu
Magazine are accepting nominations from the public for 100 Honolulu citizens
(“The 100 Honolulu Honorees”), living or deceased, who have made lasting
contributions to the city and county, its life and its culture.
should be individuals who spent at least a significant portion of their lives in
the city and county of Honolulu from 1905-2005. The categories are as follows:
Agriculture, Business (Visitor Industry, Manufacturing, Commerce & Trade,
Finance, Communications, Entrepreneurship etc.), Culture & Arts, Education,
Entertainment, Environment, Hawaiian History & Culture, High Tech, Labor,
Media, Medicine/Health & Wellness, Military, Philanthropy,
Politics/Government, Religion/Spirituality, Sports, Non-Profit Organization and
nominate a candidate for “The 100 Honolulu Honorees,” please submit the
following information to: Honolulu 100, 1600 Kapiolani Blvd., Suite 1000,
Honolulu, HI 96814.
• Name of Nominee
• Date of his/her
• 250 words or
less on why you
nominating this person
• Photograph of person nominated
deadline for nominations is Friday, July 8, 2005.
Estate announced the winners of the 2005 Kapolei Outstanding Achievement Awards.
(l. to r.) are Frances Rivero of Boys and Girls Club Ewa Beach, Bob Singlehurst
of Grace Pacific Corporation, Maeda Timson of Sunset on the Plains Founding
Committee, Bill Bogart on behalf of Mike Fisch of the Honolulu Advertiser, Ann
Kawahara of Hale O Ulu, and Alex Rodriguez, Ewa by Gentry Community Association.
O’Connor, a teacher at Digital Media Arts Academy, has received a Time Warner
Cable National Teacher Award. In addition to a $1000 cash grant, O’Connor was
honored during an Awards event last month in Washington, D.C.
month, the National Wildlife Refuge System welcomed Tiffany Robinson, a Honolulu
native and undergraduate attending Western Washington University, into Second
Annual Governor Tauese P.F. Sunia Memorial Coral Reef Conservation Summer
Hawai‘i Pacific University students took two of the three
top honors at in this year’s Association for Education in Journalism and Mass
Communication (AEJMC) national logo contest. Teresa Pytel and Bonnie Beatson,
graduate students in the College of Communication, won first and third place,
respectively, for their logo designs for the 2006 AEJMC convention in San
Francisco. Beatson’s design will also be used on all AEJMC publications
throughout the year and on conference materials.
Brands and American Express, sponsors of the 7th Hale Aina Golf Tournament, were
huge contributions to the event’s success, generating $31,000 in proceeds for
the Hale Aina Ohana. The tournament was held recently at the Kapolei Golf
Course. Celebrating at the check presentation are (l.to r) Hale Aina Ohana
Co-Chair John Alves and Tom Mullen and Chancellor John Morton from Kapiolani
Community College and George Szigeti with Better Brands.
the 4th consecutive year, Saint Francis School students raised more money per
capita than any other private school for Aloha United Way’s Student Aloha
Programs. This year, Saint Francis students donated $2,100 with proceeds raised
from their annual Penny Carnival held on All-Saints Day in October. Shown at the
presentation (l. to r.) are Saint Francis School Principal Sister Joan of Arc
Souza, Dr. Bob Peter, headmaster of Hanahauoli School who represents the Private
School Student Aloha Program; Saint Francis School student Rachel Weaver (‘06)
and Cherise Imai, assistant vice president of Aloha United Way.
Hale Ku‘ai Cooperative has been awarded a $15,000 grant from the Office of Hawaiian Affairs under the Community-Based Economic Development program to help with wholesale distributorship and Internet development. The project will be aligned to accomplishing economic development goals in OHA’s strategic plan, and will begin this month for a year.