Mahalo to Supporters of Maile’s 4/23/12 Fundraiser!

Thanks to all who attended and supported Maile’s 4/23/12 fundraiser at The Mandalay for the Chinese cuisine, wine, desserts, excellent company, and live reggae music by Cultural Nation! “I am so fortunate to be surrounded by so much support from family, friends, and colleagues.  I can’t thank you enough for your help over the past 10 years,” Shimabukuro said. Special thanks to the following persons:

Donors & Volunteers:

Faith Arakawa: desserts
Rodlyn Brown: carpool and financial support
Andrew Cha: set-up, clean-up, and bartending
Fred Dodge: childcare
Dennis Dumancas: smoked meat, char siu, BBQ chicken, cupcakes, & mochi
Danny Goya: “guava smoked” meat
Martin Han: beer, wine, coolers, ice, and set-up
Wally Inglis: gopher/volunteer
Elizabeth Jordan: carpool and financial support
Kapua Keli`ikoa-Kama`i: gopher/volunteer
Geanine McIntosh: set-up, clean-up, and reception
Derek Mukai: coolers and clean-up
Anson Murayama: clean-up
Tracy Okubo: set-up, clean-up, and reception
Carolann Rowe: set-up, clean-up, and bartending
James Shimabukuro: publicity and blog
Colleen and Glen Teramae: publicity, planning, set-up, clean-up, reception, manpower
Chad Tsuneyoshi: beer, wine, coolers, ice, and set-up
George Waialeale: photography
WESPAC: beer, wine, coolers, ice, and set-up
Karen Young: childcare

Elected Officials In Attendance:

Sen. Rozalyn Baker
Rep. Tom Brower
Rep. Jerry Chang
Sen. Wil Espero
Sen. Carol Fukunaga
Rep. Jo Jordan
Rep. Gil Keith-Agaran
Sen. Ron Kouchi
Rep. Chris Lee
Rep. Marilyn Lee
Rep. Mark Nakashima
Rep. Scott Nishimoto
Rep. Karl Rhoads
Sen. Malama Solomon
Sen. Shan Tsutsui
Rep. Jessica Wooley

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