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2018 We Love Alumni Mixer

University of Hawai‘i alumni and friends on Hawai‘i Island were treated to a special evening highlighting a Taste & Tour of the Culinary Program at Hawai‘i CC as part of an effort to continue to build stronger connections with the community and alumni of the campus.

Close to 80 people gathered for an evening that included a showcase of the culinary and the agriculture programs, tours of kitchens and an educational food and wine pairing led by guest instructor Ryan Kadota of Kadota Liquor in Hilo.The Hawai‘i CC Alumni & Friends also awarded their 2018 Alumni of the Year Award to 2012 graduate, Lacy Deniz of Hawaii News Now Sunrise.

Mahalo to everyone who joined us! We enjoyed seeing some familiar faces and making new friends. If you weren't able to join us, we hope to see you soon at a future alumni event.

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Questions or ideas for future events? Contact Nico Verissimo at HawaiiIsland@uhalumni.org or nico.verissimo@uhfoundation.org.

Special Acknowledgements & Mahalo

Hawai‘i Community College Chancellor Rachel Solemsaas
Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs Joni Onishi
Media support: Neal Uehara and Joe Zappala
External Affairs & University Relations: Thatcher Moats
Administrative Services VC: Kenneth Kaleiwahea
Agriculture Program: Lew Nakamura
Culinary Arts Program: Brian Hirata, Karen Daniels, Shawn Sumiki, Tori Hiro and students
I Ola Haloa Hawai‘i Life Styles: No’el Tagab-Cruz and Tiffany Naea
Entertainment: Cj Kua & Curtis
Big Island Candies
Kadota Liquor
Hawai‘i CC Alumni & Friends
President: Robert (Bobby) Yamane | Vice-President: Renee Dela Cruz
Barbara Arthurs, Monica Burnett, Sandi Claveria, Brian Hirata, Thatcher Moats, Helen Nishimoto, Leanne Urasaki, Susie Dill, Jodi Mine
UH Foundation Alumni Relations
Janet Yoshida Bullard, Vice President, Marketing & Communications,
Alumni & Donor Relations
Nico Leilani Verissimo, Director of Alumni Engagement-Hawai‘i Island

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