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Spring 2018
Issue 3
Spring 2018
Carnival 2018: A Worldwide Ride

On Feb. 2 and 3, the Junior Class of 2019 invited carnival-goers to pack their bags for “A Worldwide Ride.”

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G-Term 2018

Students and faculty explore the Aims of a Punahou Education through a variety of exploration-centered courses.

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Dr. James Kapae'alii Scott

Dr. James Kapae‘alii Scott '70

PRESIDENT’S DESK

D. Kenneth Richardson ’48 Learning Lab Opens

Today’s Punahou students will graduate having had access to some of the most sophisticated engineering technology available, thanks in large part to the generosity of Ken Richardson ’48.

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JROTC Celebrates 100 Years at Punahou

Punahou JROTC was presented with a certificate that commemorates the 100th anniversary since the start of the program at Punahou.

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Carnival: A Regionwide Ride

Punahou Alumni Association hosts regional events in Southern California, Portland, New York and Boston.

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Vanessa Van Gorder ’95 Distajo
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Vanessa Van Gorder ’95 Distajo, vice president of the Mānoa branch of Outdoor Circle, had a hunch that Kamānele Park in Mānoa Valley was not just another patch of green grass with a swing set on it.

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Lee Zane ’88
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Lee Zane ’88 credits much of his growth mindset to his experiences at Punahou where he played volleyball and basketball, and participated in Variety Show and marching band. But it was the people who inspired and propelled him.

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Jane Beachy ’97
  • Alumni Profile

As ecosystem restoration program manager supporting the U.S. Army’s O‘ahu Natural Resources Program at Schofield Barracks, Jane Beachy ’97 is an environmental superhero whose target is invasive weeds.

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David ’91 and Thais Vogel
  • Donor Profile

Data scientist and trustee of the VoLo Foundation, David Vogel ’91, is passionate about educating and preparing students to help solve some of the challenges facing the planet.

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Transforming Student Entrepreneurship

Luke Center for Public Service recently received two transformational gifts: Through the Case Foundation, Punahou Trustee Steve Case ’76 and wife Jean established the Case Accelerator for Student Entrepreneurship; and fellow Punahou Trustee Warren Luke ’62 and his family made a significant gift to develop a Luke Center presence in the K – 12 Learning Commons.

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Darin Au and Vanessa Manuel-Mazzullo
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Au and Mazzullo join Punahou’s efforts to create a K – 12 Learning Commons, which aims to foster meaningful, personalized learning experiences, diminishing boundaries between school and the real world.

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Stories of Giving: Hope Kuo Staab

Former co-director of Wo International Center Hope Staab was known as an inspiring teacher, a visionary leader, a good friend to all and a generous supporter of Punahou.

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Professional Development: How Brains Learn

Punahou welcomed back Dr. Tracey Tokuhama-Espinosa, a leader in the field of the teaching philosophy that incorporates research from neuroscience and psychology, to this year’s Brain Symposium.

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G-Term in Singapore
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Colin Yeo ’19 and Alli Li ’19 designed and led a G-Term course to Singapore, enabling them to practice valuable leadership skills while furthering their appreciation of diversity.

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Works by Emily Chang ’98 Stull, Sara Ackerman ’84, Jim Mayfield ’92 and Melissa Woo ’94.

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