This year's Distinguished Alumni honorees are Mr. Brian De Lima, Esq. and Mrs. Joyce Iwashita. The Distinguished Service honorees are the late Dr. Richard Crowe, Mrs. Mary Matayoshi and Dr. Rose Tseng.
It was an evening of elegance and entertainment at the 14th Annual Distinguished Alumni and Service Awards Banquet on Saturday, February 22, 2014 at the UH Hilo Campus Center Dining Hall, beginning at 5:00 pm.
Sponsored by the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo Alumni and Friends Association, this signature event included a live and silent auction, sumptuous buffet and a chance to network with university and community leaders and supporters.
The 2014 Distinguished ALUMNI honorees are Mr. Brian De Lima, Esq. (Attorney and Vice Chairman of the Hawai‘i State Board of Education) and Mrs. Joyce Iwashita (former Hawai‘i Department of Education Principal). The Distinguished SERVICE honorees are (the late) Dr. Richard Crowe (former Professor of Astronomy at UH Hilo), Mrs. Mary Matayoshi (former Director of UH Hilo's College of Continuing Education and Community Service), and Dr. Rose Tseng (former Chancellor of UH Hilo).
Mahalo to all our generous sponsors and donors. Proceeds from the auctions help sponsor the Alumni Scholarship Fund and other alumni outreach activities hosted by the Alumni & Friends Association.