Colorado alumni gathered at the home of chapter President Lauri Harrison (BBA ’89 Mānoa) for UHAA-Colorado’s first UH Freshman Send-off barbeque on July 18. The nearly 50 guests, including students and their families, braved 100-degree weather and drove as long as five and a half hours to participate.
Maile Inagaki (BA ’00 Mānoa), owner of The Little Grass Shack flower and lei business in Denver, provided a lei making workshop and hula show. Harrison and former Warrior football player Rick White (BA ’73 Mānoa) answered parents’ questions.
The UHAA–Los Angeles/Orange County chapter’s annual Summer Send-Off was Aug. 1. Alumni shared their UH experiences and prepared local foods for the 15 incoming UH Mānoa students in attendance.
Greg Princeler from the Hawaiian Inter-Club Council of Southern California described Hawaiian culture and offered tips about living in the islands.