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The February 2011 edition of The Lana’i Connection is online! You may download the files for printing or view them on your computer. February 2011 Newsletter pages (12 pages) Membership Purposes,  LACA Online Policy, E-mail Campaign Guidelines, Behind the Scenes articles LACA and MLC – Looking Ahead article LACA Annual Membership Social sign-up form, deadline […]

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by Rosita Viduya Hueu On January 14, 2011, the Lana’i Alumni and Community Association was informed that the Public Schools of Hawaii Foundation, in compliance with IRS regulation, will no longer handle Donor Advised Funds (Restricted Accounts).  In 1996, a year after LACA was formally established, President Robert Kinoshita, the late Kiyoshi Mana Minami, Awards […]

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We ask for your continued support.  In recognition of LACA’s and the Lana’i High and Elementary School needs, there are two ways you can contribute. For a tax-deductible contribution, please make your check out to Lanai High and Elementary School and write for Awards in the bottom left-hand corner of your check.  Please send your […]

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Congratulations to the Lanai Middle School Band and Romeo Eleno, PE/Health Teacher in receiving $500 each for Kiyoshi Minami Student Activity/Class Project Grant. Kerri Glickstein, teacher, submitted the application to the Lana’i Alumni and Community Association for the school band.  The fund will be utilized by grades 6-8 for a Band Day Camp on October […]

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Your thoughtful gesture and valuable support perpetuates LACA’s Vison which is:  To promote good fellowship among all members of the association and to provide financial assistance to Lana’i High and Elementary School students and faculty members through scholarships, awards and grants. Several donors have made their contributions in commemoration of significant milestones or in memory […]

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Congratulations to those who attained new club memberships and moved to the next donor’s category! Century Club: up to $99 Oyama, Kazuko Sabin, Victor Century Pineapple Club: $100 up Hokama, Kay K. Kunishi, Cornelia Oshiro, Nickie Outhouse, Cyndy Owen, Marilyn Tamashiro, Yaeko Golden Pineapple Club: $500 up Iba, Jeraldine Lanai Hale Club: $1,000 up Marcellino […]

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By Irene Tippon-Seawright Anastacio Dalde, a handsome and suave Visayan man, organized a “one-of-a-kind” Lana’i women’s string orchestra in the 1930’s. The bass player was an attractive Ilocana girl by the name of Trinidad Caluya.  A romance blossomed and soon they were married at the Sacred Hearts Catholic Church on Lanai in October 1939. As […]

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January Scholarship applications available at Lana’i High and Elementary School $1,000 Thomas Roy Nunotani Scholarship $1,000 Suzanne Pascua Damian Vocational Scholarship $1,000 Kiyoshi Minami Student/Class Project grants awarded to Lana’i High School February Lana’i Connection newsletter distributed 2/9 – Board Mtg. at 1064 Sand Island Parkway March 3/9 – Board Mtg. at 1064 Sand Island […]

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The Lanai Alumni and Community Association cordially invites you to the Annual Membership Social on Sunday April 17, 2011 designated as “In Appreciation of Health Care Providers.” Health Care Providers, please spread the good news by calling your colleagues. This event would be an opportune time to mingle and share experiences with individuals as well […]

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Dr. Wilkinson, the plantation doctor in the 1940′s was loved by Lanaians. (Click to view the image large.) Photos courtesy of Dr. Wilkinson’s son, Bill

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