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Flight- and fight-ready

A class in self-defense tactics for airline personnel will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesday at the HCC/UND Aerospace, at 140 Iako Place off old Lagoon Drive.

The class will be taught by martial arts instructor and international competitor Mike Young, who is also a staff writer for Karate Magazine, and L.A. County Deputy Sheriff Martial Arts Director; and Dr. Wes Young, FAA Sr. Aviation Medical Examiner, civilian and military flight surgeon, emergency physician and FBI consultant.

Participants must qualify to enroll in this course, with applicants approved on a "need-to-know" basis. The class is open to actively employed flight crew meeting criteria below:

>> Possess and show a valid AOA badge and 2nd picture I.D. at the door.
>> Current airline crewmembers will have first preference.
>> Sign a nondisclosure agreement and liability release before class.
>> Flight Attendants pay $49.95; Pilots pay $99.95. Write checks to Westcom.
>> Wear loose fitting clothes and athletic shoes with a minimum of jewelry.
>> AFA representatives and chief pilots may call (808) 577-5555 for a special rate, or e-mail MAIL@FAADOC.COM.

Korean writing sought

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the arrival of Koreans in Hawaii, Bamboo Ridge Press is seeking submissions for a special issue featuring the writing of Korean-Americans born, raised or living in Hawaii.

Guest editors for the issue are Nora Okja Keller, Brenda Kwon, Sun Nam Kung, Gary Pak and Cathy Song.

Send up to seven poems, up to three prose pieces including short stories, essays, excerpts from plays, novels or memoirs, with a 15-page maximum. Editors will also consider historical writings dating to 1903.

The deadline is Aug. 31. Send to: Bamboo Ridge Press, P.O. Box 61781, Honolulu, HI 96839-1781.

Manuscripts will not be returned. Send a self-addressed, stamped envelope for a reply. For more information, call 626-1481.

Best in local design

There were three winners for the Manufacturer of the Year at the 16th annual Governor's Fashion Awards.

Reyn Spooner was awarded in the traditional category, Iolani/Young Hawaii in contemporary, and in unique/lifestyle, Leighton Lam Designs.

Criteria for these awards included demonstrating innovation and leadership in design, making contributions to the community and fashion industry (specifically in employment, programs and promotions) and demonstrating success as a manufacturer through exporting and/or expansion.

The Specialty Retailer of the Year Award was awarded to Martin & MacArthur and the General Retailer of the Year Award went to Sears. Criteria for these awards included contributing to the retail industry and community, demonstrating support for Hawaii's fashion/lifestyle manufacturers and success in retail.

Ruth Kerr, former sales representative for Robert Kaufman Company, a fabric converter, received the Ka Ahu No'eau Lifetime Achievement Award for 2002. And Linda Foley, owner and operator of Island Bias Quilting, received the Power of Yes Award for Outstanding Achievement offered by event sponsor First Hawaiian Bank.

The ceremony took place June 28.




Send items to 500 Ala Moana Blvd., No. 7-210, Honolulu 96813; or fax 529-4750.

Aiea Class of 1972

Updating mailing list. Call Michael, 833-1840; Patrice, 485-2313; e-mail; or visit

Class of 1978

July 4 to July 6, 2003 at Las Vegas, Nev. Updating mailing list. Call 455-4849 or visit Class of 1982

Sept. 14 at the Ala Moana Hotel, Garden Lanai. Cost: $32. Call 486-2692 or e-mail

Baldwin Class of 1972

July 27, golf tournament and stag night at the Asian Star Vietnamese Restaurant. Updating list. Call Jo-Ann (Ige) Kuneshige at 244-7957; fax to 244-1992; or mail to Baldwin High School Class of 1972, P.O. Box 7, Kahului, 96733.

Castle Class of 1972

30-year banquet, Aug. 10 at Mid-Pacific Country Club. Registration before Aug. 1. Call 220-7800 or visit to register online. Class of 1982

Dinner , Aug. 17, Ala Moana Hotel, $40. Send new addresses to or mail to Castle High School 1982, 20th Class Reunion, P.O. Box 108, Kaneohe 96744. Class of 1992

Updating mailing list for reunion in September. Contact Joni Kamiya at 408-390-3862 or e-mail

Farrington Class of 1945

Oct. 18, Hawaii Prince Hotel. Cocktails: 10:30 a.m.; buffet lunch: 11:30 a.m. Call 845-1729. Class of 1972

Sept. 7, Honolulu Country Club. E-mail or call Gordon at 487-1998. Class of 1982

Sept. 21, Honolulu Country Club. E-mail to; mail to: FHS Class of 1982 Reunion, P.O. Box 701031, Kapolei, 96709-1031; or visit for more information.


Class of 1946

Oct. 10-13 at the Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas. Contact Les or Shirley Ihara, 47-230 Hui Akeo St., Kaneohe, 96744; call 239-7947; or e-mail

Kailua Class of 1982

Social get-together, Aug. 2, Jaron's Restaurant; reunion dinner, Aug. 3, Mid Pacific Country Club; beach picnic, Aug. 4, Lanikai Beach Park. Call Lisa at 261-2274 or Teresa at


Class of 1962

Updating mailing list. Contact Joyce at or Karen at 621-8994. Class of 1972

Sunday brunch, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 14. Call 524-8469; or e-mail or

Class of 1982

Updating mailing list for Nov. 16 reunion at Koolau Ballroom. Call 626-2717; e-mail; or visit

Kaiser Class of 1982

Updating mailing list. E-mail; mail to P.O. Box 61392, Honolulu 96839-1392; or call 551-1982.

Kalani Class of 1963

Updating mailing list. Call 941-0888 or e-mail Class of 1962

Sept. 13 and Sept. 14 at various locations. A golf tournament, social event and banquet are scheduled. Call 239-6130, 839-2100, or 536-1400; or visit

Class of 1972

6:30 p.m. Aug. 3, Waialae Country Club. Call 521-3400; e-mail or visit Class of 1982

Updating list. Write P.O. Box 893815, Mililani 96789; or visit

Kauai Class of 1958

45th Year Class Reunion, Las Vegas, 2003. For more info, contact Don Shoho or e-mail Class of 1972

Visit for information. Class of 1977

July 26 to July 28. Call Philip Eliana, 4604 Opukea St., Lihue 96766-9338; e-mail; or call 246-0929.

Konawaena Class of 1992

Aug. 2 and 3. Call 323-4500, Ext. 13; or mail to 1992 Reunion Committee, 81-1043 Konawaena Road, Kealakekua, 96750.

Leilehua Class of 1967

Sept. 28, Las Vegas. Mail to: Leilehua Class of '67, 1515 California Ave., Wahiawa, 96786 or e-mail


Class of 1953

Updating class list; also looking for volunteers to plan 50th reunion next year. Call Frank Kiyabu at 247-5428.

McKinley Class of 1942:

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 24 at the Ala Moana Hotel. Call Colleen Lau Ng at 737-3526; or Nelson Muraoka at 595-6830.

Class of 1946

Sept. 5 to Sept. 8, Salt Lake City and UH-BYU football game; Sept. 9-13 in Las Vegas. Call Edmund Leong at 373-3882; or e-mail class1946 Class of 1962

July 27, Japanese Cultural Center. Call Carl Sato at 592-5011 or Charlene Wong at 524-3660; or e-mail Class of 1972

Updating mailing list. Call Nancy Young-Vierra at 263-5900, ext. 6, or register at Class of 1992: Aug. 17 at Dave & Buster's. Registration deadline is July 15. Call 485-1751 or e-mail

Mililani Class of 1982

Updating mailing list. Send information and pictures to MHS Class of 82. P.O. box 894791, Mililani, 96786. Reunion dinner is set for July 12 at the Hale Koa Hotel. Related Web site: Call 623-3931. Class of 1992

Updating mailing list. Write to MHS, c/o Leahi Net, P.O. Box 61639, Honolulu 96839; e-mail; or visit

Moanalua Class of 1977

Aug. 17. Call Pat at 839-4349 for more information and to register.

Pearl City Class of 1977

July 20 at the Hilton Hawaiian Village. Call 456-4803 or e-mail

Roosevelt Class of 1972

Aug. 16, All Star Hawaii; Aug. 17, Kapiolani Park; and Aug 18 golf tournament. Mail 3429 Pawaina St., Honolulu, 96822; e-mail; or register online at

St. Andrew's Priory Class of 1966

35th Reunion. Call Beverly at 595-6718 or e-mail and include name, maiden name, address, phone and e-mail address.

St. Augustine's Class of 1946

Creating mailing list. Write to P.O. Box 22152, Honolulu 96823-2152; or call Charlotte Guanzon Dias at 550-2504.

St. Francis Various

The St. Francis Alumni Association presents its annual Homecoming Luau at 6 p.m. Aug. 3. A memorial Mass for deceased alumni will take place at 4 p.m. in the school chapel. Cost: $20 for adults, $10 for children 10 and under. Reservations required; call 247-2549 by July 20.

Class of 1977

Updating mailing list. Old-fashioned girl talk, Aug. 16; couples' dinner, Aug. 17; and family picnic, Aug. 18. E-mail or call Valentine Iwamasa at 239-2290.

Star of the Sea Class of 1977

Sunday brunch, July 28. Waialae Country Club. Call Denise Smith McNeal at 360-687-6363;; or mail to 25119 NE Olson Road, Battle Ground, WA 98661; or Valerie Chun Matthews at 941-6000 or

Waialua Class of 1977

Updating mailing list. Send address, e-mail address and phone number to Class of 1982

Updating mailing list. Send address, e-mail address or phone number to Waialua Class of 1982, P.O. Box 631, Waialua 96791; or e-mail

Waianae Class of 1981

Updating mailing list for 20th class reunion. Call 674-1955 or e-mail

Waipahu Class of 1972

5 p.m. July 13, Ala Moana Hotel. Call 677-6536. Class of 1981

Updating mailing list for 20th reunion. Contact Waipahu Class of 1981 Reunion, c/o Shawn Higa, 447-D Mananai Place, Honolulu 96818; call 223-2037 or 486-6560; or e-mail

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