Blogs - 2018

Rubbing the Crystal Ball

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

RHS'69 Reunion Committee chair Vincent Yim looks ahead to plans for this new year.

He also drops some words of wisdom.

You'll have to read the blog to get them.

The RHS'69 Reunion Committee again held it's annual Christmas Party, late again this year.

Josie Akana is the wife of RHS'69 alum Art Akana, a founding member of the Reunion Committee.

She talks about going "over the hill".

Another Late Christmas Party

Monday, February 5, 2018

Some days, when something big happens, you always remember where you were and what you were doing.

Novemeber 22, 1963 - the day President John F. Kennedy was assassinated,

The Day the

Earth Stood


July 20, 1969 - the first men land on the moon.

For many people in Hawaii, they can now add January 13, 2018.

Friday, February 23, 2018

Our golden years are different for everyone. For some it's freedom to do and go where they want. For others there are new and demanding responsibilities.

Gayle Nakama is a caregiver for her parents. It can be a crushing, demanding job. It is also a labor of love for her.

Caregiving - the Pain and Joy

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Visiting Japan seems to be an "in" thing right now. So, thinking of planning a trip there?

Let's start with Tokyo.

RHS'69 Steph Miwa, a world traveler, has hints that may be helpful to you.

Planning for Japan

Thursday, April 18, 2018

Art at the Capitol

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

There's a lot that goes on in the "big square building".

There's the legislative activity (for better or for worse) and there's sometimes other stuff.

Sandy Nishimoto says the other stuff caught the attention of some RHS'69 alumni.

Eating our way through Waikiki

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Donna and a group from the Combined class of '69 ate their way from one end of Waikiki to the other, and back.

There is no known mathematical number to express the number of calories this represented . Regardless, they survived.

Honouliuli - Hawaii's

Secret Shame

Monday, August 13, 2018

In an isolated location in a deep gulch on the dusty, dry plains near Ewa, a camp was constructed on 160 acres to hold Japanese American internees during World War II.

Some call it Hawaii's secret shame.

Members of the combined class of '69 took a rare tour and John Takara takes us with them.

Fall Canadian


Monday, October 8, 2018

Autumn is arriving and on the mainland that means the leaves are starting to change color.

What better time for a cruise to check it out.

RHS'69 Reunion chair Vincent Yim and his wife Wendy are off crusing eastern Canada and U.S. to watch the leaves turn for Autumn.

Bruno Mars didn't write this blog but he sure is the subject of it.

A large group from the Combined Class of '69 were there for his show to experience the love between Bruno and Hawaii's people.

We'll let the pictures and video speak for themself.

Bruno Mars Concert

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Christmas 2018

Sunday, December 2, 2018

Christmas means different things to everyone, but just about everyone can think of something that makes it special for them.

Some RHS'69 alumni took a few minutes from the shopping and parties to share what makes it special for them.

A few didn't want their names attached and that's okay.

Oh, have we been busy - Part One

Saturday, December 15, 2018

As 2018 heads for the finish line, we look back on some of the great blogs posted on the website. RHS'69 alumni with stories and thoughts about adventures and life. Our RHS Class of '69 webmaster presents the most popular feature on the site with almost a half-million visitors last year.

Oh, have we been busy - Part Two

There's little doubt the RHS'69 reunion committee is one of the busiest alumni organizations in Hawaii and maybe much of the mainland.

There's almost always something going on and RHS'69 alumni like to do it together.

Reunion committee chair Vincent Yim takes a look back at a jam packed schedule for 2018.

Thursday, December 20, 2018