Time: 5:30 PM
Location: Sheraton Waikiki
May 7, 2014
The University of Hawai‘i Alumni Association Distinguished Alumni Awards pay tribute to those alumni who have made outstanding contributions to their professions and community, committed themselves to advancing the values and goals of the University of Hawai‘i and ensuring improvement in the quality of life for future generations.
This year’s 2014 Distinguished Alumni Awards Dinner will take place on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at the Sheraton Waikīkī. (View past honorees
2014 Distinguished Alumni Award Honorees
J. Kūhiō Asam, MD
(MD ’78 Mānoa) – Executive Director, King William Charles Lunalilo Trust and Home
Fun Fact: Met his wife in high school.
Claire L. Asam, PhD
(MEd ’78, PhD ’99 Mānoa) Trustee, Queen Lili‘uokalani Trust and Vice President and Executive Director, SchoolRise, Hawaii Division
Fun Fact: Started working at 5 years old.
(MEd ’73 Mānoa) – General Manager, Hawaii Now (KGMB & KHNL)
Fun Fact: Uses Xs and Os in his strategic planning on and off the football field.
(AA '71 Leeward, BEd '73 Mānoa) – President, EMME, Inc.
Fun Fact: Was a cheerleader on the Farrington High School Pep Squad.
Lifetime Achievement Award
John Waihe‘e III, JD
(JD ’76 Mānoa) – Former Governor, State of Hawai‘i
Fun Fact: Was responsible for the United States apologizing for the illegal overthrow of Hawai‘i.
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