Blogs - 2017

Sing like no one is


When you bring 60-plus people together from four different schools, anything can happen. In this case, they sang their hearts out.

Robin Yafuso (RHS'69) explains...

Friday, May 5, 2017

A Most Excellent Staycation

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Eighteen Combined Class of '69 alumni are crusin' the islands.

The ultimate staycation.

RHS'69 Reunion Committee chair Vincent Yim takes you along.

Walk. Eat. Walk. Eat.


Tuesday, June 6, 2017

The only thing better than exercise (for a good cause) is eating.

Some members of the Combined Class of '69 managed to do both at once.

Dayle Hoopai (RHS'69) takes it from here.

A New Man - One Piece at a Time

John Takara, one of our prolific alumni bloggers recently underwent some heavy reconstruction.

He tells the story from gimping around to the ski slopes in just a couple of months.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Bobby Imoto (Kalani'69) led the Combined Class of '69 on a hunt for Shangri-La.

You know, that fictional place described in the 1933 novel Lost Horizon.

He found something close and brought back lots of pictures.

A Visit to Shangri-La

Monday July 3, 2017

You're not getting older - You're getting faster

Saturday, July 29, 2017

RHS '69 alum Donna Miller is married to a hero.

1) He's a former Marine and 2) He decided at 65 to get himself in better shape. In five years he's gone from zero to 2017 National Champion of the USATF Master's Decathlon.

The proud wife takes it from here.

Ipo's Artistry

Friday, August 18, 2017

"He who works with his hands is a laborer.

He who works with his hands and his head is a craftsman.

He who works with his hands and his head and his heart is an artist."

- Francis of Assisi

This describes RHS'69 grad Ipo Cullen exactly...an artist.

Everyone calls Jo Ann Oshima "Joda". That's because in school her maiden name was Oda. It just went together. This, of course, is why Jennifer Lopez got named "J-Lo".

Anyway, that has nothing to do with her and some friends taking in a concert by RHS'69 grad Riley Lee.

RHS'69 Grad Riley Lee at the temple

Saturday, September 9, 2017

RHS'69 alum Nora Taylor is our most prolific writer. She has graced us with beautiful and gentle Christmas stories as well as downright creepy Halloween tales. The kind that can keep you up at night.

She sent us this one several years ago and we love it so much we're bringing it back...to keep you up at night.

in the Night may

  not be a Clock

Thursday, October 5, 2017

This is the third tour to Japan by some members of the Combined Class of '69.

Thirty-nine alumni of RHS'69, Kalani'69 and McKinley'69 are taking in Northern Japan this time.

RHS'69 Reunion Committee chair Vincent Yim is your tour reporter...

Tomodachi Tour III

October 24 - November 6, 2017

The older we get, the more we do.

As RHS'69 Reunion Committee chair Vincent Yim explains, 2017 set a record for reunion events. No month escaped the calendar of something to visit, to eat at, to travel to, or boogie the night away.

2017 was a very busy year

Friday, December 22, 2017