Event to honor distinguished alums and scholarship donors

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Date: Tuesday, April 13, 2004
Contact: Yu Yok Pearring, (808) 974-7501

For Immediate Release

The public is reminded that the University of Hawai`i at Hilo Alumni and Friends Association will honor three individuals at its annual banquet on Friday, April 30 beginning at 5:30 p.m. at Restaurant Kaikodo. Seating is limited.

Mr. Harvey Tajiri (1962) and Dr. David Howell (1981) will be presented with the Distinguished Alumni Award. Mr. Norman Mizuguchi will be receiving the Distinguished Service Award. Mr. David Shapiro, former UH Hilo Distinguished Alumni awardee, and a columnist for the Honolulu Advertiser, will provide the keynote address.

"This traditional signature event honors individuals for their
accomplishments and contributions to the University and community, as well as provides an opportunity for alumni and friends to network and join in on the celebrations," said Director of Marketing and Alumni Yu Yok Pearring.

This year's award banquet will also include recognition of UH Hilo's scholarship donors and recipients.

For reservations, please call 974-7501 or 974-7643.


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