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Masaki and Momoe Kunimoto Memorial Award for Outstanding Contributions to Vocational Education

Kunimoto Award Winner

David Saulibio, headshot

David Saulibio
2005

David Saulibio is a student in the architectural, engineering and CAD technologies program at Hawai‘i Community College. He has demonstrated a commitment to vocational and technical education through his many activities.

As vice-president of the Forest TEAM student club, Saulibio involved students in volunteer field work restoring native forests. He also conducted surveys of invasive species in Hawai‘i using the Global Positioning System.

Saulibio is well respected by his peers and instructors. One instructor commented, "David is able to comprehend the shaping of man’s architectural environments based on the complexities of sociological, cultural and psychological aspects of human and animal nature."

The Masaki and Momoe Kunimoto Memorial Award for Outstanding Contributions to Vocational Education rewards outstanding achievement and significant contribution to vocational and technical education by a community college faculty member or student.

The award was established by family members to honor the namesakes’ role in development of the food industry in Hawai‘i.

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Judy Toba, headshot
Judy Toba
2009
Reese Lee, headshot
Reese Lee
2007
Mary Goya, headshot
Mary Goya
2002