Taking Notice
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Monday, October 21, 1996


[Officers Named] [Grants & Donations]

Officers named

These groups have new officers:

Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii: Paul Devens, chairman of the board; T. Raymond Sekiya, chairman elect; Wayne H. Kirihara, Margaret Y. Oda, Dennis M. Ogawa, Allan S. Totoki, vice chairmen; Ronald R. Ushijima, secretary; Douglas M. Goto, treasurer; Walter M. Saito, president.

Institute for Human Services, Inc.: Dee Jay Mailer, president; Ko Miyataki, vice president; James Young, secretary; Robert White, treasurer; Manuel R. Sylvester, assistant treasurer; Ellen Godbey Carson, David Houle, Patrick Yim, Claudia Schmidt, board of directors.

Professional Secretaries International, Hawaii chapter: Marie Hee, president; Karen Kutaka, president-elect; Nora Onishi, vice president; Ginny Dunn, recording secretary; Joanne Reyes, corresponding secretary; Charlotte Yashiki, treasurer.

Western Pacific Council: Frank P. Farm, Jr., Roy N. Morioka, at-large members.

Assistance League of Hawaii: Barbara Anderson, president; Doris Harrison, vice president; Darlene Zickefoose, recording secretary; Jacquelyn Fry, corresponding secretary; Leslie Ferguson, treasurer; Shirleen Celmer, Elaine Mc Carty, Marilyn Hodge, Lucy Slayton, Esther Davids, Penny Hackenson, Marti Frensley, June Stepanek, Jean Hohns, Jeanne Michael, Geri Haycock, committees.

Military Order of the Purple Heart: Bob Freitas, commander; Clarence Iona, senior vice commander; Donald M. Cook, junior vice commander; Charless H. Turner, finance officer; Leonard Kling, judge advocate; Albert Gonsalves, sergeant-at-arms; Robert K.C. Young, Tom Tanaka, Ken Komoto, trustees.

Ad 2 Honolulu: Dominic Izon, president; Stacey Lang, president elect; Paul Klink, chairman; Jennifer Cleve, Terrance Lum, vice presi-ml6 Dominic

Izondents; Heidi Gutgesell-Barker, secretary; Kris Garland, treasurer; Heidi Sakida, John Medlock, Robyn Moriyama, James Ford, Raymond Hwang, Wade Nishimura, Anne McColl, Tori Abe, Julie Chen, committee chairmen.

Hawaii Public Radio: Catherine "Kitty" Lagareta, board of directors.

International Association of Business Communicators, Hawaii chapter: Rick Klemm, president; Marsh Bolson, president-elect; Nathan Hokama, chairman of Past President's Council; Pipi Nieva, Allicyn Hikida Tasaka, Darin Sato, Norise Doyle, Troy Falardeau, Monica Day, Andrea Fukushima, Eric Matsunaga, Lori-Ann Taniguchi, vice presidents.

Honolulu Association of Insurance Women: Martha Loezius, president.

Board of Water Supply: Walter O. Watson, Jr., chairman; Maurice Yamasato, vice chairman.

American Society of Women Accountants: Claire Kawawaki, president; Darrell Yamagata, president-elect; Jan Choy, Tracey Masaki, vice presidents; Danica Fong-Shoji, secretary; Tania Ginoza, treasurer; Darrell Yamagata, Noelle Mimaki, Leanne Kuhihisa, Denise Kadomoto, Terri Fujii, Patty Mitsui, Susan Takahashi, Tania Ginoza, Colette Ruiz, Melita Hernaez-Yasuda, Sharon Yoshida, Lisa Arakaki, Evelyn Hawthorne, Jan Choy, Lesley Kaneshiro, Lorna Dumbrique, Jilla Piroozmandi, Crystal Kapua, directors.

Chinese Youths of Hawaii: Celeste Mun, president; Johnny Li, first vice president; Nga Ching Ngai, second vice president; Alex Liu, corresponding secretary; Carol Huang, recording secretary; Andy Cheong, treasurer.

Ikebana International, Chapter 56: Lorraine Tanimura, president; Ethel Aotani, first vice president; Janet Sakai, second vice president; Dorothy Matsuo, third vice president; Doris Kim, recording secretary; Diane Okada, corresponding secretary; Jean Marutani, treasurer; Masayo Knapp, historian; Charlotte Muraoka, immediate past president.

Plumbing & Mechanical Contractors Association of Hawaii:ml6 Bernard

Miura Bernard T. Miura, president; George R. Rodrigues, Jr., vice president; Norman Tada, secretary; Mark Suzuki, treasurer; Samuel Fujikawa, Tyrus Kagawa, Patrick Kanekoa, Kent Matsuzaki, Glenn Tango, directors; Harry T. Honda, executive director.



Grants and donations

AT&T has donated $2,000 worth of magazine suscriptions to the Kailua Public Library through the library's Adopt-A-Magazine campaign.

Gentry Homes, Ltd. has donated another $50,000 to the Ewa Beach Community Fund, bringing its total contributions to date to $100,000. The endowment fund was established through the Hawaii Community Foundation last March for charitable purposes to benefit the Ewa district.




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