Alumni News – Class of 1959, 50th Reunion

By Gloria Obado Reyes

Reunion started on July 2nd with a class photo at the Lanai Hongwanji.  Thursday night – reminiscing at Lea Nobui Suzuki’s house.  Friday – Moonlight Picnic at “white sand” Manele Beach.  Saturday night – we joined the class of ’62 at the senior center.  That was a blast!  Entertainment was provided by Henry Dulan, Roy “Elvis” Sakamura, Roy Kimokeo, Lui Obado, Christine Endrina, Millie Oliva, BJ & Sherry Ramila & a surprise duet by Mrs. Sue Obado & Henry Dulan.  Sunday – Brunch at Manele Golf Restaurant and our reunion ended with a finale picnic at Apol Agony’s beach house the following weekend on Oahu.

Fred Ballesteros class of ’54 (celebrating their 55th years) joined our class get together.  Pedring Dugay (reunion head) said this guy has got to be an honorary class of ’59 member.

Thank you all for a most memorable 50th!


50th Reunion Photo
L-R front row: Pedro Dugay (Reunion coordinator), Janet Anbe Otani, Leatrice Nobui Suzuki, Apolonia Agonoy Stice, Edna Kurashige Egami, Harry Yamatsuka, Roy Kimokeo, Ralph “Elivis” Sakamura, Mildred Yagi Sakaue, Harold Sakaue.  Back Row: Sonya Okamitsu Tyau, George “PeeWee” Ramila, Marge Morita Asato, Gloria Obado Reyes, Stanley Duguay, Francis Goshi, Roy Okamoto, Jojo Endrina Timbreza, Richard “Cadoy” Sabino

Class of 59

Class of ‘54 Crashing 1959’s Party Photo
Kneeling front row: Fred Ballesteros (54), Bob Hera (54), Pedring Dugay (59)
Back row standing: Gloria Obado Reyes (59), Dorothy Dahang Mapano (54), Evelyn Okamoto (54), Phyllis Morita McFadden (59), Apolonia Agonoy Stice (59), Pat Hera, Augustina Dugay Acoba (54), Maggie Agonoy Luczon (60)

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