Congratulations to our 2013 honorees!
The UHAA 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.
The Hon. Daniel Akaka
is honorary chair of this year's Distinguished Alumni Awards event on Tues., May 14
, at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel
, where we will honor:
2013 Distinguished Alumni Award recipients
- Edwin Gayagas (BEd ’62 Mānoa) – Community Service Volunteer and Retired U.S. Army Officer
- Alden Henderson, PhD (BS ’77, MPH ’82 Mānoa) – Epidemiologist, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- Patrick Sullivan, PhD (MS ’81, PhD ’85 Mānoa) – Chairman & Founder, Oceanit
- Barbara Tanabe (MBA ’83 Mānoa) – Owner & Managing Partner, Ho‘ākea Communications
2013 UH Founders Alumni Association Lifetime Achievement Award recipient
The annual event will raise essential funding for the UH Alumni Association, a not-for-profit organization that awards student scholarships, connects alumni through its events and the UHAA Online ‘Ohana at UHalumni.org
, supports UHAA chapters & UH campuses, and facilitates communication between UH and its alumni.