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50 Years - Memories: September '10

Apologies in advance if you have received this in error, if so, please inform me to be removed from the list

If you don't recognize some of the names of classmates below...
well, that's what yearbooks and reunions are for :
( KHS '60 & '61 reunion pics )

Please pass this email on to other classmates.
I'd like to keep this going, adding their responses to this list or one of yours...
as a reminder that the next 50th reunion is just around the corner.
Main Street Hotel - Las Vegas - October 10, 2010

Hal Oshiro


Below are a few of the classmates believed to have been receiving the email 'memories'...
either directly or through one of the classmates listed below.
Apologies to those inadvertently mis-named, misspelled or unlisted.

Alvin HIrokane,Alvin Kajioka,Alvin Kotake,Alvin Shimokawa,Amy Higashi,Amy Morioka,Amy Nakashima,Andra Dean,
Andrew Nakano,Ann Miyamoto,Ardel Honda,Arlene Yamagata,Arline Hirahara

Barbara Baptist,Bessie Shimabukuro,Betty Ing,Beverly Davis,Brenda Ignacio

Calvin Ishizaki,Calvin Kang,Carl Yasuda,Carol Hamasaki,Carole Kunishige,Carole Masuda,Caroline Andrade,
Carolyn Amoy,Carolyn Chock,Charlene Mau,Chester Otani,Clarence Fung,Clarence Shibuya,Clifford Ching,
Clifford Young,Clifton Yoshida,Clinton Chung

Dennis Sakaguchi,Dennis Sayegusa,Dolly Afalava,Donald Hiramoto,Duane Aguiar

Edward Inea,Edwin Matsui,Edwina Ahn,Elsie Awa,Elsie Oshiro,Elsie Tanaka,Elwood Lim

Frances Mise,Francine Song,Francisco Tambunting

Gary Tsukamoto,George Takamiya,Geraldine Barcenas

Irene Rocha

Jane Mock,Jean Nakamura,June Yanazawa

Karen Fukuji,Karen Iha,Karen Morisawa,Kathryn Mabe,Kenneth Ginoza,Kenneth Morimoto,Kenneth Yoshioka

Lance Ishihiro,Lillian Tarumoto,Lorene Watanabe,Louise Lung,Lynne Zane

Madge Stibbard,Mae Nakanishi,Manuel Mattos,Marian Tarumoto,Marjorie Mau,Martin Buell,Matilda Muraoka,
Michael Tang,Michael Yamaguchi,Muriel Masumura

Naomi Kuramoto,Norman Ginoza

Pamela Machida,Patricia Kiyabu,Patricia Yamaguchi,Paul Kimura,Paul Texeira,Pearl Chun,Pearl Shimooka,Phyliss Tanabe

Ralph Hind,Ralph Yamasaki,Raynor Tsuneyoshi,Rebecca Paresa,Richard Shinn, Richard Shintaku, Richard Yawata,
Rick Nakamura,Robert Gore, Robert Moriyama,Robert Nukushina,Robert Yoshimura,Roger Kobayashi,Ronald Higa,
Rosemary DeJesus,Roy Morihara, Roy Okano,Roy Takamatsu,Ruth Kinoshita

Samuel Pang,Sandra Ishimoto,Sanford Murata,Seda Deguchi,Sharon LaTraille,Sheila Espindola,Shirley Tamashiro,
Stanley Miura

Thomas Okuhara,Thomas Takushi,Thomas Yamada,Timothy Choy,Tony Ballesteros,Tremaine Lui

Verna Chang,Vernon Wong,Violet Chung-Hoon,Virginia Kakazu,Vivian Hirahara

Wade Morikone,Wayne Kanai,Wayne Yamasaki

Xavier Ching,Xavier Ikei

Yolinda Agaria,Yvonne Tachino



DVD Slideshow fundraiser sale
Bulldog Ohana Favorites cookbook sale - resuming order-taking

September 9 , next reunion committee meeting

October 1 , last day to order for items from Jean Nakamura Worley
October 2 , California mini-reunion (email me or contact Jane Mock Pang for address)
October 10 , Las Vegas reunion - 35 days and counting before the Big Day


SEPTEMBER 2010 POSTS - posts, starting with March 2009, are archived in:

September 30, 2010

Jean, I can't wait !
As for the orders for Jean, note that she mentioned 10/1 as the deadline for ordering... I'm sure that still will be cutting
it really close for her, so order right away if you need anything.

No problem Tom... hope to see you in LV.

Ruth, hopefully you were able to contact Jean and Carl directly and work out your order.

Gerri, I too remember seeing Loretta at the Sheraton reunion... but I must confess I didn't recognize that it was her
until after the reunion and looking over the pictures I had taken.
She looked the same yet so different... remembered her way back then as that big tita who was always smiling and
friendly to me though we really didn't know each other that well... wished that I could have told her that at the
reunion... really nice gal.


----- Original Message -----
From: Boyd & Jean (Nakamura) Worley
To: Hal
Sent: Wednesday, September 29, 2010 7:32 PM
Subject: Re: 9/26/10

I am sewing myself a green and white check muumuu and having Danielle iron on a logo on the front
and about 12 logos on the bottom ruffle.
I even found my hairpiece to wear on the back of my head so it looks like I have long hair rolled up in curls.
I almost threw the hairpiece away since it's so-o old.
However, I noticed that the hairpiece has more hair than I do on my whole head!!
I even had to have the beautician color my hair the same as the hairpiece when she washed and curled it for me today.
I hope my husband doesn't fall on the floor laughing when he sees me in my 50th Reunion costume.
I think my muumuu style is in the wrong decade but who cares?
Just don't mistake the green and white check on me and think that I'm the buffet table.
I remember wearing a pink and white check skirt with lots of crinolines and a black sweater.
Must have been for our class day celebration.

----- Original Message -----
From: Boyd & Jean (Nakamura) Worley
To: Hal
Sent: Wednesday, September 29, 2010 7:17 PM
Subject: Re: Email from Ruth Kinoshita Gushiken

Yay, the first order. I'll have to see if this second batch of logos came in already.

----- Original Message -----
From: Tom Okuhara
To: hal
Sent: Wednesday, September 29, 2010 10:31 AM
Subject: Re: copy of 9/26/10 email blog and info

Thanks Hal, no I wasn't getting my email after I left the company, I didn't have my computer setup until now.
Now you can email on this website and I can respond from it..........Thanks again

-----Original Message-----
From: Hal
To: Tom Okuhara
Sent: Tue, Sep 28, 2010 7:11 pm
Subject: copy of 9/26/10 email blog and info


Not sure if you were getting the emails through your old email address.
Anyway, will be sending future emails to your new email address instead.
Copy of the last email info-blog below.


----- Original Message -----
From: Carl Yasuda
To: Ruth Gushiken
Cc: Jean Worley ; Hal Oshiro
Sent: Tuesday, September 28, 2010 9:34 AM
Subject: Re: Email from Ruth Kinoshita Gushiken

Hello Ruth,

I'm not sure if Jean has enough time to have your order completed in time for LV.
However, I currently have another large t-shirt on hand that I will be bringing to LV if you are interested.
Anyway, this is just an alternative solution.


----- Original Message -----
From: Ruth Gushiken
To: Hal
Sent: Monday, September 27, 2010 12:28 PM
Subject: Re: 9/4/10

Hi Harold!
Sorry to burden you w/ this request; I want to order a Kelly green t=shirt w/logo on front from Jean Nakamura Boyd,
size large (I like it roomy, plus they shrink) but I did not keep the previous contact info.
Want to wear school colors to luncheon as mentioned in one of your halgrams.
You can forward this email as is to her if that's the most expedient.
I'll send her the payment plus shipping and handling cost.
Or, can pick up at reunion,
I'll just wear it right then and there; which ever is easiest for Jean.
Thanks so much for doing this coconut wireless and all the time it must take out of your busy sched; really appreciate it.

----- Original Message -----
From: Gerri Barcenas Digmon
To: hal
Sent: Sunday, September 26, 2010 12:09 PM
Subject: Re: 9/26/10

Harold, So very sad to hear of another classmate's passing, remember Loretta's warm personable presence,
big as life, Loretta will dearly be missed.
I do Remember Loretta at our reunion at Sheraton Waikiki.
Our deepest sympathies to Loretta's family and friends.
Gerri and Jack Digmon

September 26, 2010

Elsie, I may be corrected but my understanding from what I heard at the last committee meeting is
it's an either/or thing... green/gold or pink/black are both OK... and another combination or just
one of those colors will likely get a pass also... maybe a classmate in one color and their S.O. in
the other complementary color... hey, tourists do something similar here in Waikiki... green with
pink may be a combo to pass over though... same for black with gold... well, you know what I
mean... that's for the 'other' school down the street... but ehh, whatevah fuels your fancy and
generates your giddyup will be fine with your classmates.

Hi Moana, glad to see you're receiving the email blog again.

On a sad note... the passing of a classmate :

Sept. 9, 2010
Loretta Keanona Auweloa Hose, 69, of Hawaii Kai


----- Original Message -----
From: Elsie Tanaka Ayers
To: 'Hal'
Sent: Wednesday, September 22, 2010 12:29 PM
Subject: RE: 9/19/10

Hi, Hal and Pearl:
The latest newsletter indicated to come dressed in school or class colors, etc…….
in conversation with others, question was raised whether it meant “green/gold” or “pink/black”?
I had assumed that it meant green/gold, but Kiki remembered that our class colors were pink/black.
Not a big deal, as many will come wearing whatever they want, but those that want to wear colors
representing their class, which would it be?
Just a point of clarification. (I think that most will assume green/gold….. I had forgotten that we had
separate class colors)
Days are counting down quickly and look forward to seeing everyone.
Thanks, Elsie T


----- Original Message -----
From: Tremaine MOANA Kuuipoleilani keaulana Lui Lee Dyball
To: halinhi
Sent: Sunday, September 19, 2010 6:56 PM
Subject: Gotcha

Sent from my iPhone

September 19, 2010

Thursday evening, 9/16, there were just over a dozen volunteer reunion committee members hard at work
assembling and preparing your latest newsletter for mailing... hopefully by this weekend.

In the meantime, thanks to Muriel, posted below is a condensed version of the latest ( 9/16/10 ) newsletter.
As usual, email me should you need any of the contact info not shown below.

Thanks for the program update Muriel... looking good.
With only 15 minutes or so, we have to urge all to be prompt and available at the 11:30 A.M. picture taking.

Shinty, I have to admit I was also wondering for a few minutes when I read Jane's email.
Then I realized she was referring to her area... Huntington Beach... forgot that Raynor lived somewhere in
that area also.
Magoo of course is Calvin Ishizaki... and Hash being Wayne Hayashi... he referred to Robert Mito as Mits...
that was way back then... picked it up from him.


----- Original Message -----
From: Muriel Masumura
To: 'Hal'
Sent: Saturday, September 18, 2010 1:23 PM
Subject: KHS BULLETIN 9/16/10

KHS BULLDOG BULLETIN September 16, 2010
REUNION LUNCHEON: Main Street Casino, Social Club
October 10, 2010 – 11:00 a.m.
Come dressed in your school or class colors or in 60’s period costume.

GOLF TOURNAMENT : *Palm Valley-9201 Del Webb Blvd. (702) 363-4373
October 8, 2010, Friday 12:00 noon 1st tee time
October 11, 2010, Monday 12:00 noon 1st tee time
*Note: Highland Falls was scratched due to unexpected change to overseeding schedule and cart path only requirement.
We will play at Palm Valley on both days; time for Monday changed from 10:34 a.m. to noon.

TOURNAMENT FEE FOR EACH DAY: $50 ($40 green fee and $10 prizes)
Request players send a check to Ronald Higa by September 30, 2010.
If unable, you may pay at the course. Ron’s address: 94**** ****, ****, HI 96****.
*For those that requested rental clubs, Richard Seichi has made the reservations, and you should pay him the rental fee
($20) at the course.

Players should plan on arriving at the golf course about an hour prior to the first tee time (see above).
There are six tee times each day (24 players maximum).
Transportation will be provided by those with rental/personal cars (driver names are bolded below).
Specific driver-rider assignments will be announced later.
Friday’s players (18) are: C. Eto, K Ginoza, A. Gokan, N. Gokan, R. Higa, C. Ishizaki, S. Kobayashi, S. Miura, S. Pratz,
R. Pratz, T. Seichi, R. Seichi, A. Shimokawa, R. Shintaku, T. Takushi, M. Tang, P. Teixeira, G. Tsukamoto.
Monday’s players (24) are: C. Eto, C. Ching, K. Ginoza, A. Gokan, N. Gokan, R. Higa, C. Ishizaki, S. Kobayashi, S. Miura,
K. Morisawa, S. Pratz, R. Pratz, T. Seichi, R. Seichi, A. Shimokawa, P. Takeuchi, G. Seichi, T. Takushi, T. Tambunting,
M. Tang, P. Teixeira, A. Tokuda, S. Tokuda, G. Tsukamoto.

Plan on the 19th hole at the Triple 7 (Main St. Station) unless someone gives Ron another recommendation.
If you have any questions or were inadvertently left off the above list, contact Ron Higa by phone or by email

Shopping Tour (9) [Las Vegas Outlets (Old Belz),Trader Joe’s] – Monday, Oct. 11, 9:30 a.m.
Pickup at 9:30 a.m. meet in California Hotel Lobby
Red Rock Canyon Tour (6) – Saturday, Oct. 9, 9:00 a. m. – 12:00 noon
Pickup at 9:00 a.m. meet in California Hotel Lobby
Putt Putt Golf (5) – Saturday, Oct. 9, 3:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Pickup at 3:00 a.m. meet in California Hotel Lobby
***Brown bag lunches w/drink for any tour…BBQ chicken or Teri beef sandwiches…$6.75 pp. Pay on site.

Shows Jersey Boys (18) – Sunday, Oct. 10, 7:00 p.m.
Pickup at 5:45 p.m. meet in California Hotel Lobby
Rat Pack is Back (2) – Friday, Oct. 8, 7:00 p.m.
Meet in California Hotel Lobby at 5:45 p.m. to pick up tickets, then walk to Plaza Hotel for dinner at 6:00 p.m.
*Pearl Mori’s cell phone is (808) ***-****.

SLOT TOURNAMENT (44): Main Street Casino, Near escalator
October 9, 2010 – 7:00 p.m., 7:30 p.m.

Departure from Honolulu: 2:30 p.m. Arrival in Las Vegas: 11:20 p.m.
Departure from Las Vegas: 9:00 a.m. Arrival in Honolulu: 12:00 noon

CALIFORNIA REUNION: October 2, 2010, Saturday – See attachment.

COOKBOOKS: Cookbooks have been reprinted just in time for Christmas.
They will be available at the original cost of $10 plus shipping or pickup at the Las Vegas or California reunions.
Honolulu classmates should contact Muriel to arrange for pickup in Honolulu.
Keep your orders pouring in!!! Minor typos and corrections to the original cookbook are attached.

Suggestions, donations, and door prizes are always welcome and sincerely appreciated.

DEADLINE for reservations and payments was July 31, 2010.
However, we will accept late reservations until SEPTEMBER 25, 2010.
Checks made payable to KHS CLASS OF 1960 may be sent to Pearl Mori, 1448 Lunalilo St., #2, Honolulu, HI 96814.

Contacts: Pearl Mori ***-****
Bobbie Hanoa ***-****
Muriel Masumura ***-****

*ACCESS CLASS OF 1960 “MEMORIES - posts, starting with March, are archived in
or send your e-mail address to

----- Original Message -----
From: Muriel Masumura
To: 'Hal'
Sent: Thursday, September 16, 2010 10:39 PM


Master of Ceremonies: Mr. Paul Texeira

11:00 a.m. Registration

11:20 a.m. Welcome/Announcements

11:30 – 11:45 a.m. Group picture taking

11:55 a.m. Invocation

12:00 noon Lunch

12:30 p.m. Program
Ralph Hind/Tremaine Dybal
Musical surprise
Mel Cabang
Door prizes

2:30 p.m. Grand prize

Class song

Alma Mater

----- Original Message -----
From: Richard Shintaku
To: Hal
Sent: Tuesday, September 14, 2010 8:37 AM
Subject: Re: 9/13/10

Hal, Per Jane Mock's reference to HB, what is HB?
Per your email, who is Mits?


September 13, 2010

You know, I do remember now the impromptu doowop sessions that would spring up all of a sudden
whenever some of us would gather in Intermediate and High School, and someone would start singing.
Shinty, Magoo, Mits, Hash are some of the guys I think I remember joining in.

Pearl... barring the unforeseen, I should be there also.

Repeating reminder... reunion committee meeting this coming Thursday, 9/16/10 at 6PM - Unity House.
As Pearl has mentioned, this will the last meeting before the October reunion... drop by if you can.

Bing... don't normally post stuff not directly/indirectly related to KHS and our class, but IZ is IZ and we are
all a part of Hawaii... and proud to be.

Jean... I also don't (normally) post attachments such as pictures and slideshows since they'll usually make the email
much too large and thus take a longer time for recipients to download... sooo... I've posted that PPS attachment
on one of my sites for a short while... link below :
And yes... they have been circulating all over for ages... good memory jog though.

Hi Jane... thanks for the 'no worries'... great to hear Raynor has finally taken the big step... now no more 'excuses'
of being on the other side of the planet and missing the reunions.

And finally, for those who have never been and might be into that type of thing... last chance before the 10/17/10 closing :


----- Original Message -----
From: Elsie Oshiro Kaneshiro
To: Hal
Sent: Friday, September 10, 2010 7:00 PM
Subject: More doowops

Robin Luke, Mel & Darlene:

----- Original Message -----
From: Sandra Akiyama Fasone
To: Pearl ; Hal
Sent: Friday, September 10, 2010 7:49 AM

Hi Pearl – count me in!

----- Original Message -----
From: Pearl Shimooka Mori
To: Hal
Sent: Thursday, September 09, 2010 3:11 PM

Rescheduled for Thursday, 9/16/10, 6pm, UNITY HOUSE
Will be mailing out updated newsletter.
This is the last meeting before big event.
Please RSVP if you're coming.
Need help on the mailout.

Pearl B. Mori

----- Original Message -----
From: Bradshaw, Bing (Betty Ing)
To: Hal
Sent: Thursday, September 09, 2010 11:13 AM
Subject: Subject: VOTE for "Over the Rainbow"

Please send it on so that the whole world ... may hear IZ ...

From: Mountain Apple Company

Please vote for Israel "IZ" Kamakawiwo`ole's song "Over the Rainbow" for theNASA Top 40 Song Contest!
It's incredible that "Over the Rainbow" is at number 13!
So far we've got 2,521 votes, but we need at least another 65,000!
We need your help!
Please vote!
Hawaiian music is getting recognition in the universe! Mahalo to everyone that made this possible!
That's one small step for Hawai`i, one giant leap for this Hawaiian!


NASA's Top 40 Song Contest
The two songs with the most votes will be announced during the mission.
Updates of the exact dates and times that the winning songs will be played will be provided as launch of the mission draws closer.
STS-133 is currently scheduled to launch on November 1, 2010.

Have fun voting!

Visit The Mountain Apple Company's BLOG for more on Hawaiian music & entertainment.

----- Original Message -----
From: Boyd & Jean (Nakamura) Worley
Cc: Hal
Sent: Thursday, September 09, 2010 10:04 AM
Subject: Fw: 1950´s

Our friend from Texas forwarded this to us.
Can't remember if we got it from Carl Yasuda, too, ages ago.

----- Original Message -----
From: Jane Mock Pang
To: Hal
Sent: Thursday, September 09, 2010 6:50 AM
Subject: Re: 9/9/10

E Hal,
`A`ohe pilikia!

We'll be staying close by at a local hotel for the weekend.
Love to check out the Avocado Festival Sunday before returning to HB.
Just got confirmation from Raynor Tsuneyoshi, just retired and moved back to HB.
He's joining us as well.
Talk soon!
Aloha, Jane

September 9, 2010

Only a month left before the 10/10/10 reunion.

Done Pearl... Mel at Dot's, 8PM, 9/17/10

Thanks Black... gotta try that peach crisp... sounds/looks good.

OK Pearl... 9/9 meeting cancelled... will wait for word on rescheduled meeting date.

Jane... reading your letter, now I'm tempted to fly up to the West Coast a week earlier in October...
looks like a great, fun schedule.

Yep Pearl... that Okinawan kid on the left, next to Mr. Calvin, is Paul.


----- Original Message -----
From: Pearl Shimooka Mori
To: Hal
Sent: Wednesday, September 08, 2010 5:49 PM
Subject: Mel Cabang Show

Could you put on the blog.

Mel Cabang show at Dot's in Wahiawa, 130 Mango St., Friday, 09/17/10, 8pm
Cost $10.00
Meet there at 7:15pm.
Need headcount to reserve table.
So far Bobby and me going.

Pearl Shimooka Mori

----- Original Message -----
From: Ken Morimoto
To: Hal
Sent: Wednesday, September 08, 2010 1:06 AM
Subject: Fwd: FW: King's Bakery Recipes

Hey Hal,

Wondered if some of our classmate "Chefs" would be interested in these King's Bakery recipes...

ken (black)

----- Original Message -----
From: Pearl Shimooka Mori
To: Hal
Sent: Wednesday, September 08, 2010 10:10 AM
Subject: MEETING THURS 9/9

Sorry for any inconvenience caused, we haven't had time to put together newsletter.


Pearl B. Mori

----- Original Message -----
From: Jane Mock Pang
To: Hal
Sent: Wednesday, September 08, 2010 6:43 AM
Subject: Re: 9/7/10 -

Aloha mai e Hal,
Back home in Palolo for a weeklong 6th Healing Our Spirits Worldwide Conference at HCC with over 2100
indigenous representatives from First Nations Peoples, Canada, Aotearoa Maoris, Australian aboriginals,
American Indians across US, Alaskan Natives, with other indigenous communities collectively working
to Heal Our Spirits Worldwide address critical mental and behavioral health disparities in our communities.
Just wanted to update folks, those who plan to be in California in October, may want to join our mini-reunion
at Clifford Ching's Oxnard Home.
Sharing recent letter sent to over 40 classmates in So. California.
Our hard working Reunion Team includes: Seda Deguchi Pratz, Douglas and Bea Abe, Akimi and Clifford Ching.
Working to confirm numbers and details for the reunion.
Will keep you posted and send photos to share later!
Mahalo for keeping our event on your soon, give us a call if you have any questions.
Jane Mock Pang, KHS `60

September 2, 2010

Aloha KHS ’60 Alumni,
Your California Mini-Reunion Committee has been busy checking out the site, making plans,
and working on activities for our October, 2, 2010 KHS `60 Reunion at:
Clifford and Akimi Ching’s Oxnard Beach Home
October 2, 2010
10am – whateva!
**** Ocean Drive
Oxnard, CA 93035-****
See map that is attached

This is a final call to confirm your participation:
_____ Yes, plan to attend
_____ Regret, unable to participate

Plan to bring potluck food item(s): pupu, entrée, dessert, please identify
o _______________________
o _______________________
o BBQ grill available

Please join us and bring:
o Volleyball set up available in front of beach home
o `Ukulele, guitar, other musical instruments, music, favorite CDs, DVDs, etc.
o Camera to record special moments
o Old photos of Kaimuki High “days gone by”, lots of “talk story”
o Favorite stories of ________________

Please let us know if you have any special needs: foods, transportation, etc.
Aloha casual beach wear!
Bring your swim gear / towel, if planning to swim.

We’re expecting you to join us, so please confirm.
See you in a month to gather, spend time with old friend, make new connections with classmates
and their `ohana.
This is being held prior to the Second KHS ’60 Reunion in Las Vegas, Nevada, Main Street Hotel -
Las Vegas - October 10, 2010
( KHS '60 & '61 reunion pics )

Mahalo nui loa for all of you who have called, sent letters, donated, emailed and responded to our
previous letter.
This is your final confirmation letter, so give us a call, email, confirm your participations,
join our POTLUCK.
Amazing, we are expecting 20-30 to join us at this event.
Don’t be left out, join us October 2nd, 2010 and the Ching’s Hale in Oxnard.

Please return response to:
Jane Mock Pang, KHS ‘60

Looking forward to seeing everyone, Saturday, October 2, 2010.
For those interested in spending the weekend in the area, Carpinteria, just up the coast has an annual
Avocado Festival worth checking out on Sunday:
Avocado Festival, October 1 – 3, 2010; South Coast’s Largest FREE Festival,
located in downtown Carpinteria on Linden Avenue.
Park & Ride Shuttle Service available at Carpinteria High School on Foothill Road,
Canalino Elementary School on Linden Ave.
There are three entertainment stages over 40 acts, 70 arts & craft vendors, over 30 fun food booths and
over 30 commercial vendors.

Safe travels!

Aloha no,

Jane Mock Pang


----- Original Message -----
From: Pearl Shimooka Mori
To: Hal
Sent: Tuesday, September 07, 2010 8:21 AM
Subject: Re: 9/7/10

I know, I know, it's Paul Texeira with Mel Cabang.
Can't tell who the other guys are.

Pearl B. Mori,

September 7, 2010

Good find Elsie... always knew there was something sisters could do.
If you look at the picture in the link below, 2nd from left is another classmate other than Mel.
Okinawan kid... forgot his name.
The other two, I believe, are from other schools.
Another footnote... they recorded through Bob Bertram of Bertram International... he was the father
of another classmate... Karen Bertram... Robin Luke ('Suzie Darling') also recorded through him.
Now I have to correct you... Darlene Yoshimoto went by the name 'Masako' afterwards, performing
at the Hawaiian Village Hotel, later marrying Las Vegas entrepreneur Herb McDonald.
I remember Darlene from high school when a bunch of us went on group dates... meaning several
couples cruising around, grinding at Alex's or KC or KDI and just talking story... unlike today, where
the kids will IM or tweet each other as they're sitting across from each other.
She may have gone to McKinley but then later, I think, graduating from Roosevelt... may be mistaken
but one of her dates at our group outings was Gary Yamagata from McKinley.
Darlene unfortunately passed away in '98... a victim of a traffic accident in LV.

No problem Tremaine.


----- Original Message -----
From: Elsie Oshiro Kaneshiro
To: Hal
Sent: Monday, September 06, 2010 2:11 PM
Subject: More doo wop

Check Mel Calvin & the Kokonuts!
It's MEL CABANG & some Kaimuki boys.

Also, check Tom Moffat's attempt at singing with The Flames.

----- Original Message -----
From: Elsie Oshiro Kaneshiro
To: Hal
Sent: Monday, September 06, 2010 10:49 AM
Subject: Darlene Yoshimura & The Jokers

----- Original Message -----
From: Tremaine Lui Dyball
To: hal
Sent: Saturday, September 04, 2010 6:33 AM
Subject: Re: 9/4/10

Thank you
Tremaine MOANA Kuuipoleilani keaulana Lui Lee Dyball

September 4, 2010

Thanks Jean, I'll also post the info on the website.
I know what you mean about the calendar... every time I glance at it I realize how close 'around the corner'
really is... even doing this email blog I'll sometimes think the reunion is still quite a ways off.

Thanks Pearl, will get Tremaine back on the recipient list... wondered why the emails were bouncing back
recently... and for those who weren't there to hear Tremaine sing... that is one great voice that she has.

Duly noted and posted Pamela.


----- Original Message -----
From: Boyd & Jean Nakamura Worley
To: Hal
Sent: Thursday, September 02, 2010 8:33 AM
Subject: 50th Reunion Stuff

Hi: Danielle gave me a price list for the items I will have for the Las Vegas Reunion pre-orders.
I looked at the calendar and screamed.
I hope I can finish my project for Velma.
I was planning on making a quilt with the logo and all the classmates' names but don't think I'll have time.
Will see.
The days are flying by!

1) Gray or Kelly Green Crewneck T-shirt with Logo on the front.......$20

2) Gray or Kelly Green Crewneck T-shirt with zipper down front and patch on left side....$25
(Logo on back is optional with no additional cost)

3) Gray or Kelly Green Crewneck Sweatshirt OR Hoodie Sweatshirt with logo on front...$35.00

4) Khaki or dark green apron with logo on the front.....$25

5) Zipper Totebag, plain or with logo.........$30

October 1st is the last day to order since we plan to leave Alaska for Las Vegas soon after.

----- Original Message -----
From: Pearl Shimooka Mori
To: Carolyn Amoy Overholtzer
Sent: Thursday, August 26, 2010 3:03 PM
Subject: Tremaine Lui

Tremaine returned my call - moved to Hilo - and the family at her Waimanalo address didn't forward her mail.
Her new email address is: ****@***.com
Sending her our last bulletin - she plans to attend.
Told her Ralph wants to sing with her - she asked what song but couldn't remember that she sang at the last
reunion with him.
Let me know how it goes.

Pearl B. Mori

----- Original Message -----
From: pamela machida halford
To: harold oshiro
Sent: Friday, August 20, 2010 2:10 PM
Subject: RE: 8/20/10

I'll be sure to let you know as it gets closer to Jan. 15 and I have my ticket booked!!!
Looking forward to our mini get together!!!


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