Summer and fall 2010 association and chapter events range from golf and highway cleanups to send-offs and reunions.
July 18—Colorado Chapter Freshmen Send-off
UHAA–Colorado chapter hosts its first Freshmen Send-off 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. on July 18 in Denver. There are 81 incoming freshmen from Colorado headed to the Mānoa and Hilo campuses.
Chapter President Lauri Harrison (BBA ’89 Mānoa) will host approximately three dozen students and their parents at her home for a barbecue. Students can participate in a lei making workshop and enjoy hula provided by Maile Inagaki, owner of The Little Grass Shack, a lei shop in Denver.
The Colorado chapter plans to make its Freshmen Send-off an annual event. To get involved and keep up with news and events, join the chapter’s Google Group.
Aug. 14—UHAA Adopt-A-Highway Cleanup
Help clean up UHAA’s two-mile stretch of Kalanianaʻole Highway, between West Hind Drive and Halemaʻumaʻu Street, 3–5 p.m. Aug. 14. Meet at Kawaikui Beach Park, makai side of Kalanianaʻole Highway. Wear comfortable clothes, covered shoes, hat, sunglasses and sunscreen. Feel free to bring broom/rake, garden gloves and/or tongs. Safety vests, trash bags and bottled water provided.
If there is rain, even light, the cleanup will be canceled and rescheduled. To sign up or for information, e-mail events@UHalumni.org, or call the Office of Alumni Relations at (808) 956-2586 or toll-free at 1-877-UH-ALUMS (842-5867). Contact Teri Fukuhara at (808) 554-8207 on cleanup day to check if the event is canceled.
Next cleanup will be Nov. 13, 2010.
Aug. 28—UHAA Day at Windward Mall
UHAA plans a day of fun and entertainment at Windward Mall in Kaneʻohe 11 a.m.–2 p.m.
Stop by the tables at Center Stage to meet our alumni volunteers and learn more about UHAA, its programs, events, chapters and partners.
There will be UH alumni entertainers, prize giveaways and a chance to win a free iPad. The first 200 visitors will receive free Alumni ʻOhana T-shirts.
Visit the website for information.
Sept. 11 and 18, Oct. 9—Road Warriors away-game tailgates
See the the UHAA website for information on tailgates preceding games against Army Sept. 11, Colorado Sept. 18 and Fresno Oct. 9.
Sept. 23—Shidler Hall of Honor Awards
The 2010 Hall of Honor Awards will celebrate Shidler College of Business alumni Stephen Chamberlin, Gordon Ciano, Cecilia Ho and Eric Yeaman, 5:30–9 p.m. at Hilton Hawaiian Village.
The keynote speaker will be John Dean, executive chairman of Central Pacific Financial Corp and Central Pacific Bank. For more information, visit the Shidler website.
Oct. 23—UH Hilo Alumni Golf Tournament
UH Hilo Alumni and Friends Association hosts its 7th Annual Golf Tournament at the Waikoloa Kings Course in Waikoloa, Hawaiʻi. The tournament is open to anyone who possesses an established handicap.
The one-day tournament begins at 8 a.m. and will be followed by lunch. The golf fee of $175 includes merchandise, green fees, cart, mulligans and lunch. There will be many prizes, too.
Call (808) 974-7643 or (808) 974-7501 or visit the website to register for or sponsor the tournament.
Oct. 25–31—UH Mānoa Homecoming Week
Join fellow UH alumni for a full week of activities at UH Mānoa capped by the traditional campus Homecoming Fair on Friday, Oct. 29, followed by the Rainbow Wahine volleyball match at 7 p.m. against Boise State at Stan Sheriff Center. Then root for the Warriors Saturday at the homecoming football game against Idaho at Aloha Stadium. On Sunday the Wahine volleyball team faces New Mexico State at 5 p.m.
Stay tuned for more Mānoa fun, informative and entertaining events that week.
Oct. 29—Class of 1960 Golden Scholars Reunion
UHAA honors UH graduates who are celebrating their 50th reunion by welcoming them into a special circle of alumni called Golden Scholars. The Class of 1960 will be honored as part of UH Mānoa’s Homecoming Week.
View photos from the 2009 Golden Scholars Reunion.
Visit the UHAA website or call the Office of Alumni Relations at (808) 956-2586 for more information or to join the reunion planning committee.