Saiki picked again for East-West Center
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice recently reappointed former Hawaii U.S. Rep. Patricia F. Saiki
to a second term on the East-West Center's Board of Governors. Rice also appointed four new members to three-year terms.
Saiki was first appointed to the board in 2003. She served as U.S. representative for Hawaii's 1st Congressional District from 1987 to 1991, and then as head of the federal Small Business Administration.
New members include Lori Forman, Microsoft director of community affairs for Asia; Theodore B. Lee, president of the Urban Land Co. in San Francisco and Las Vegas; S. Linn Williams, executive vice president, general counsel and chief compliance officer of the Mirant Corp.; and Michael K. Young, president of the University of Utah.
Five of the 18 board members are appointed by the secretary of state.
The Koolaupoko Hawaiian Civic Club has elected Mahealani Cypher of Kaneohe as its new president. Other officers include Leialoha "Rocky" Kaluhiwa, first vice president; Donna Ann Kamehaiku Camvel, second vice president; Teri Loo, corresponding secretary; and Jennifer Walthal, treasurer.
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