The more than 750 alumni and guests enjoyed reunion receptions by decades, browsed galleries of photos from 1949 to present, viewed a special 60th anniversary historical video and vied for a Maserati and Harley prize drawing.
The formal program recognized alumni from the entering class of 1949 (class of ’52 and ’53) and the four new Hall of Honor inductees—Ross Murakami (BBA ’87), Howard Hamamoto (BBA ’53), Victor Lim (BBA ’73, MBA ’75) and Virginia Pressler (MBA ’74).
Entertainment included former Miss Hawaiʻi Candes Gentry (MBA ’04) and the UH Mānoa drum line.
Event proceeds benefited the Shidler College of Business Alumni Association Endowed Scholarship Fund. Mahalo to anniversary steering committee members Jay Shidler (BBA ’68), Robin Campaniano (MBA ’83), Howard Hamamoto (BBA ’53) and Barbara Tanabe (MBA ’83).
In other Shidler College news—
Executive Vineyards 2010 wine tasting and silent auction fundraiser presented by the Shidler College of Business Alumni Association is scheduled at 6 p.m., Mar. 11 at the Kāhala Hotel & Resort. Details, including ticket information, to come; watch the website or e-mail event co-chair Tyson Yamada.