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mm m ' -m;. ' . ■■■ " i ■ , " - v ' i ■ ' • ' . . ' »■■ ■■!.■ ' ■ ■ •VV ' ' v- ' , : ' ? ' V6 1945-1946 Editor .... Raymond K. Higuclii Associate Ed. . . . Amv Hiojasliihara Ell)ert Yee Graduate Manager ... wfiMiCMdiii i GREEN MANOA VALLEY — A verdant stretch from the crest of the mountains to the shore — a range of freshness — of youth — anJ of hope . . . KA PALAPALA Published by the Associdted Students of the University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1946 ' Venerable old HAWAII HALL . . . beautiful in its symmetry . . . attests the advent of another year . . . V FOREWORD The war years were not easy ones for the ASUH with constant changes in personnel and many re- strictions brought about by the exigencies of the war. Those years were necessarily lean ones, and student activities were meager — but the ASUH did carry on. Among those activities suspended was the publi- cation of the 1945 Ka Palapala. In the mean- time, however, a graphic record of campus life was being constantly maintained with a view to later publication. With the end of the war, Ka Palapala makes its reappearance. The 1945-46 Ka Palapala. therefore, is a combined edition, which graphically depicts two trying years of the ASUH — a characteristic war year, and in contrast, the first year of peace marked by the return of many prewar activities to the campus. H WA HALL r Y t- During the war, the University of Hawaii played a noble part. The students, the faculty, the research workers, the administrative officers exerted all their strength to help win the war. General Richardson ' s letter to me expresses the Army ' s appreciation of the services of the University in all its departments. In the post-war world, let us work, together in the same way to help the University of ILiuaii meet its obligations and its opportunities. This institution is in a preferred position. Many newspaper and magazine articles point to the nat ' ional emphasis upon the Pacific area: they point to the fact that America will have infinitely greater intercourse with Asia than it has ever had before. The Pacific Ocean area trill have more planes, more ships, more travel, more transpor- tation than ever before. There ivill he more studies in meteorology, oceanography, and volcanology. All of this means that Hawaii is ivell placed so far as science and commerce are concerned. We may well assume that the American governmtnt will have a great deal to do with the Pacific mandated islands. Whether they he under civilian or military control, however, the University of Hawaii should make every effort to find out everything of impor- tance relating to the geography of the islands and the qualities of the people. This means serious scientific and anthropological study. The University, through its faculty Committee on Pacific Research, is preparing to make such studies. Now that the war is over, the University can carry through its peacetime plans, to which the University Regents and administration have given great thought. GREGG M. SINCLAIR President Administration ' ii ' {i-fiJ:.Li: • BOARD OF REGENTS Readhii jrom the left An outstanding member of the board, especially to the woman students ot the Universit) ' , is WILLOWDEAN C. HANDY, who leads an interesting life as an anthropologist. She has gone on several expeditions to the South Sea islands for the Bishop Museum. During the war, she worked in the Office of Strategic Service. The legal adviser of the board is Federal District Court Judge J. FRANK McLAUGHLIN. Vice-chairman of the board, he is also the regent representative on the Stadium Board. Scholarship and athletics are two of his many fields of interests. A former ASUH president is E. P. LYDGATE, treasurer of the Maui Pineapple Company. Representing Maui on the board, his great interest in our agricultural and athletic programs is typically that of an alumnus. ' »%. DR. PAUL S. BACHMAN, also Dean of the Faculties, is secretary of the Board of Regents. The other ex-officio member of the Board is PRESIDENT GREGG M. SINCLAIR, enthusiastic promoter of the University ' s postwar plans. PHILIP E. SPALDING, president of C. Brewer and Company, Limited, is the chairman of the Board of Regents. Although his interests lie in all phases of the University program, his services as financial adviser are indispensable. Credit is due FRED K. LAM for the extesive plans now being made for this University ' s expansion. He is a well-known physician, surgeon, and recognized authority of clonorchiasis ( liver fluke). He was formerly director of the Bureau of Communicable Diseases of the Board of Health. The Garden Island representative on the board is WILLIAM P. ALEXANDER, manager of Grove Farm Company. He is a member of one of the prominent missionary families in Hawaii. A former student of this University during his undergraduate years, J. SCOTT B. PRATT is now an enthusiastic member of the board. He is manager of the Kohala Sugar Company on the Big Island. Research in Agriculture is his particular interest. OREN E. LONG, superintendent of the Territorial Department of Public Instruction, is an ex-officio member of the board. He helps to coordinate the University and public education programs. As one would expect, he is extremely interested in teacher education. Sinclair Keller Genial, alert, practical, and visionary — these words describe PRESI- DENT GREGG M. SINCLAIR. He believes this University has immense possibilities, and is busily devoting his energy towards the realization of those possibilities. r The faculty number with the longest service record is DR. ARTHUR R. KELLER, Dean of the College of Applied Sciences and also Vice-President of the University. He has won the admira- tion of students and the title of the jovial engineer during his 35 years of service. 1 i 1 A dimpled smile plus his famous repertoire of jokes are two of the many reasons why DR. PAUL S. BACHMAN, Dean of Facul- ties, is popular among students. He is also an expert in carpentry. Y Y ■ Member of the faculty since 1924, DR. THAYNE M. LIVESAY holds the reputation of being the best dressed professor. He is Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and chairman of the Department of Psychology. Y Y Author of the book A Century of P ihlic EdiicatUin in Hawaii is DR. BENJAMIN O. WIST, Dean of Teachers College. He is responsible for the training of 80 per cent of Hawaii ' s teachers. White A veteran of World War I. DR. BRUCE WHITE ' S cordiality has made him .i popular fissure in the administration as Dean ot Student Personnel. He once coached a girl ' s basketball team at the University of Alaska. i i i DR. STANLEY D. PORTEUS, Director of the Psychological and Ps)chopathic Clinic, is inter- nationally known for his Porteus maze tests. He has been director of the Clinic since it was founded in 1922. DR. JOHN H. BEAUMONT, professor of horti- culture, who is at present on the mainland, is Director of the Hawaii Agricultural Experiment Station which contributed actively toward the pro- duction of food during the war. 1 -f i PROFESSOR ROY A. GOFF, Assistant Director of the Agricultural Extension Service served in the capacity of Acting Director during the absence of Howard H. Warner, Director, since December 7, 1941. Mr. Warner is now back on the campus as Director of the Extension Service. Bachman Livesay Wist Porteus Beaumont Goff McKinney Stroven Skorpen Isom McNeil Orne Although the work as Acting Director of the Uni- versity Extension Division keeps Assistant Professor of Education ALBERT J. McKINNEY busy all day, he finds time to sweep the keys of the Ham- mond organ which he has been playing for the past 10 years. i 1 ■( Gardening is a favorite pastime of JOSEPH M. SKORPEN, acting treasurer. Before joining the administrative staff in March, 1944, he was with the business office of the DPE MISS HELEN B. MacNEIL, registrar, has kept herself busy registering and re-registering students since 1922. Her main work is to schedule semester courses and she is responsible for planning the schedule for the final exams. 1 1 i An addition to the University administration is DR. GILBERT G. LENTZ, director of the Legis- lative Reference Bureau and professor of public administration. He is now making plans for a training program for government and public service at this institution. Dr. Lentz spends his leisure time yol ' iiK- , f A malihini addition to the administration is PHILIP B. LOTTICH, counselor for men, who arrived in November from Ohio. He is one of the rare species on the campus who is called a bachelor. i i i DR. CARL G. S ' lROVEN, librarian, invites stu- Lentz Lottich Gage Gcettling dents and faculty members to review the coll ection of research material on the Pacific Islands and the Orient. Dr. Stroven, associate professor of English, conducts a class in American literature. i 1 i A newcomer to the University is MRS. DOROTHY P. ISOM, counselor for women. She enjoys sailing, golfing and motoring. Her other duties include chairman of the SOSA, adviser of Hui Pookela and AWS. r MR. STANLEY ORNE, manager of the Office of Publications and Publicit} ' , spends so much time telling the public about the Universit) ' that he hasn ' t time to teach journalism classes any more. In spare time he studies drawing and painting. which — he tries to tell us — helps him solve publishing problems. ■f 1 i DR. REGINALD GAGE ' S main job as veteran ' s adviser is to aid veterans with the legal aspects of the GI bill of rights and present facts about main- land colleges. His former experiences as personnel administrator with the Navy civilian office makes him a fully qualified man for the important job. ■»■ ■ A newcomer to Hawaii is MRS. GLADYS W. GOETTLING, associate professor and director of the School of Social " Work. A graduate of the University of Chicago School of Social Service Ad- ministration, she spent 5 years in Japan when her husband taught at the famous Keiyo University. Brown Hartmann Bilger Hunter Cameron Jones Ellcr Luquiens DR. HUBERT E. BROWN, associate professor and chairman of the health and physical education department, thinks Hawaii offers wonderful recrea- tional opportunities. Before returning to the Uni- versity in September, 1945, he did recreation work for the Federal fjovernment. 1 -f 1 A prominent member on the faculty is DR. LEO- NORA N. BILGER, professor of chemistry and chairman of the department. A few of her positions at present are: president of the American Associa- tion of University Women, Honolulu Branch; vice- president. Women ' s Pan Pacific; and secretary- treasurer of Phi Beta Kappa Association of Hawaii. She is adviser of the Chemistry Club. Ill The females in the economics classes suffered a great loss when DR. MERTON K. CAMERON, chairman of economics and business department took a sabbatical leave second semester. Professor Cameron has been plugging for the weaker sex in his lecture classes for a great many years. Teaching physics for 18 years has made DR. WIL- LARD H. ELLER a veteran in Gartley Hall. Pro- fessor Eller is chairman of the physics department. If he isn ' t teaching physics he indulges in archery or collects stamps. f Tall and distinguished DR. CHRISTOPHER J. HAMRE, chairman of the department of zoology and entomology, has been a friend and guiding inspiration to the pre-medical students for many years. He left in early February to spend several months on the mainland. 1 1 i DR. FLOYD W. HARTMANN, associate pro- fessor and acting chairman of the bacteriology department, is one reason why pre-nursing students enjoy struggling through the course in bacteriology. They think he ' s the best looking man on the c.unpus. ■ r Fulfing on his pipe is a popular habit of DR. CHARLES H. HUNTER, associate professor of history and chairman of the department of history 16 1 l.imrc and government. Although a 220 pounder, he never finishes worse than third in the cafeteria line at lunch time. After helping with the reorganization of the nursing service of the Philippine Red Cross in Manila since last September, MISS VIRGINIA JONES, associate professor of public health nursing and chairman of the nursing department returned to the campus the second semester. An artist with a Van Dyke beard is PROFESSOR HUC-MAZELET LUQUIENS, chairman of the department of art. He likes to spend his leisure hours landscape painting and etching. His works have been exhibited all over the world. Chairman of the department of sociology and anthropology, PROFESSOR ANDREW W. LIND, prominent sociologist in the territory, is also director of the University war research laboratory. Dr. Lind ' s transportation problem during the war was neatly solved by his bicycle. Lind PROFESSOR CAREY D. MILLER, professor of food and nurrition and head of the home economics department has disclosed many facts about food and their nutritive value and use. She has been with the department for 22 years and is nutritionist at the Hawaii Experiment Station. i i 1 Lone philosophy instructor, DR. CHARLES A. MOORE, finds enjoyment in sports as well as in deep thinking. Associate professor of philosoph) ' and chairman of the department of philosophy. Dr. Moore ' s book, Philosophy — Eiist micJ West, was reviewed in the last January issue of the Book-of- the-Month Cliih News. 1 1 i Although quizzes are unpopular with students, here is a man who is popular for his frequent Survey quizzes. DR. HAROLD S. PALMER, professor of geology heads the geology and geography departments. 111 The former French consul and Spanish vice-consul in Honolulu is also head of the department of European languages on the campus. He is IRVING O. PECKER, professor of romance languages, who was awarded a gold medal certificate last June for completing 25 years of service ith this University. Ill PROFESSOR HAROLD ST. JOHN, chairman of the department of botany, is back on the campus this year after a year ' s exploration into the forests of Colombia, Central America, where he was sent by the Foreign Economic Administration to find cinchona bark which produces quinine. Last Christ- mas, Dr. St. John headed the scientific expedition for preliminary research and investigation of Micronesia. Miller Moore Palmer Pecker St. John Saycrs jC adsworth Uyehara DR. E. VERN SAYERS, professor of Education and chairman of the depart- ment of education, has been connected with the Teachers College faculty since Normal School days. He served as acting dean of TC during second semester while Dean Wist was on leave of absence. Acting chairman of the department of Asiatic ami Pacific languages, ASSIS- TANT PROFESSOR YUKUO UYEHARA, is an authority on the Japanese language. He is author of Songs for CbiUlrcn Siirif in Japtin. Military Japanese, and Elementary Conversational Japanese. f r A soldier who fought in the hrst World War in Prance is still fighting hard for the scientific advancement of agricultural methods in Hawaii. PROFESSOR HAROLD A. WADSWORTH hopes that some day Hawaii will use nutrient solution in atrriculture. Chairman of the department of engineering is PROFESSOR ERNEST C. WEBSTER, known among students as a math wizard. Dr. Webster visited the mainland for his sabbatical leave second semester. DR. WILLARD WILSON, associate profesor of English and chairman of the English department, is a professional writer, singer, and a lover of outdoor sports, especially sailing and golfing. He once considered himself the best Swiss steak cook in Honolulu. »■ DR. HARLEY H. ZEIGLER, professor of religion and director of the Hawaii School of Religion, is among other things, interested in photography, hiking, and bicycling. He is a familiar figure at the weekly campus worship services which is held at the Atherton House. l;V ' I Webster Wilson Zeigler ■ 1 JkltJiM ' ' j XM I I Christmas, 1944 . . . the world was not a place of joy . . . mankind was engaged in a terrible war . . . but it was Christmas, and in spite of the hatred, killing, the thunder of cannons . . . still the people of good faith gathered all over the world to worship God and to honor the birth of the Christ Child. Here at the Universitj ' of Hawaii, students, visitors, servicemen, teachers — all gathered to sing once more the familiar old carols of the Yuletide . . . " Silent Night, " " The First Noel, " yes, even " Joy to the World " which brought new courage, new hope for the future . . . and, we felt the peace and the blessing of God. ASUH 1945 Associated Students Clara Funasaki and Nelson Do An unprecedented scries of shifts and changes in top ASUH positions made the year 1944-45 a unique one in the annals of the University of Hawaii. In one big jump, Pat Miller, runner-up tor the vice-presidency in the spring elections became ASUH president by a special wartime ruling of the ASUH. This came about when both the president and vice-president left Hawaii to enter medical schools on the mainland. Nelson Doi was elected to the vice-presidential post in a special October election. However, within a few weeks Pat Miller tendered her resignation as ASUH prexy because of ill health and Doi suc- ceeded her in the top post. The vacancy left by Doi was filled in January when Dat Quon Pang Dat Quon Pang 22 became vice-president in .mother special election. Throughout the year, the secretary ' s post h.-Id down by Clara Funasaki was the only one that did not suffer any chans cs. Despit- ' this unstable political situation, the school year stait.-d with a rampaije of Frosh hazing. Upp.-rclassmc-n ended the intiation week with a peace pow-wow at an informal " bury-thL-hatchct ' dance. At the Navy Day convocation held on Octo- ber 27, 1945, Vice Admiral Robert L. Ghormley, Commandant of the I4th Naval District, was featured as thtr principal speaker. He concluded his inspiring; talk with the Navy Day slogan. Your Fleet Guarantees Freedom. " In early November, Elbeit Yee was appointed graduate manager to replace Bert Chan Wa, who resigned during the summer. The critical labor-shortage at the cafct.ria was promptly solved through the efforts of the Student Work Committee headed by Bernard Gramberg. The ASUH council approved appointments of the newly organized Constitution Revision Com- mittee in December. Members were: Yuji Yama- shita, chairman; Dr. Harold S. Palmer, adviser; and Dat Quon Pang, Betty Kikawa, Nobuko Shimazu, and William Morikawa. In December the Sixth War Loan Drive spon- sored by the Freshmen Class was an immediate success when the original quota of $5,000 was surpassed in the first ten days of the drive. A total of 517,425 worth of bonds and stamps were purchased by the faculty and students. In January, Consuelo Olivas headed the ASUH ' s Bundles for the Philippines Drive. Shoes, blankets, and wearing apparel were collected during the campaign. " Looking Forward in Hawaii " was the topic of the ASUH oratorical contest held on January 10 with Miles Shishido taking top honors. He was followed by Wellington Chung, second; George Ariyoshi, third; and Robert Burns, fourth. Elbert Yee. graduate 23 Hester Kong Jean Ono Bett Kikawa Ray Higuchi Charlotte Low Hazel Ikenaga Marjorie Okamoto Alfred Laureta Catherine Lees Marian Ellis The annual World Student Service Fund Drive was officially opened on the campus at a convo- cation held at Partington Hall on February 26. The Reverend Allen Hackett, pastor of the Central Union Church was the main speaker. The drive was conducted by the YWCA under the leadership of Minnie Yamauchi. A sum of $2,167 was raised by students and faculty members. This amount surpassed the goal of $1,255 by $912. Saturday, March 3, was proclaimed ASUH Campus Day by Pre.xy Nelson Doi. A student con- vocation at Hemenway Hall officially opened the day ' s events. It was followed by community sing- ing, a quiz program, an Army show, an aquacade and a buffet dinner. The climax of the day ' s activities came in a free dance at Hemenway Hall in the evening. Dat Quon Pang, ASUH vice- president was chairman of this informal affair. The annual Red Cross drive held in April netted a sum of $1,800. The ASUH Council decided to add $200 to that sum. Coronation of Marian Ellis as May Queen by President Gregg M. Sinclair was the highlight of the Lei Day pageant held in the Andrews Theater on April 28. She was attended by four ladies-in- waiting and eight island princesses. A moment of silence in tribute to the late President Franklin D. Roosevelt was observed by the spectators at the pageant. May Day festivities were concluded with an informal dance at Hemenway Hall from 7 to 9 p.m. Students and faculty members of the University, Punahou School, Mid-Pacitic Institute, Sacred Hearts Academy, St. Francis Convent, and Mary- knoll School participated in the V-E Day convoca- tion on May 8, in the amphitheater. An invocation by Reverend Henry P. Judd opened the program which included speeches by representatives of the participating schools. President Gregg M. Sinclair was master of ceremonies. The careful guidance of student activities by ASUH officers and councillors contributed im- mensely towards the success of the school year 1944-45. 24 Talents . . . Leatrice Reis plays for quartet at Campus Day program . . . 25 Like all freshmen on registration day, Howard Kobayashi pays without knowing why, but it ' s for a worthy cause — the Hemenway Hall Building Fund. OUR CHOICE POk SOPH SPrtfrTAttY Toshio Nishimura. one of the Phi Kappa freshmen hiinories. steps down with scroll. Michie Maehara ' s unique autographed poster won her the secretarial position. ' Imagination does get you places, " she quipped. •«u Food being distributed daring Campus Day. Here ' s your usual refreshment line, men ... a paradoxical scene for wartime shortages. m m m ' GERMANS aUT Unconditional Surrender At Eisenftower ' s Headquarters -Y . - . -; . IT TMt ASSOC. AT€0 MISS 4lirtfmlttltt ?5 T?Tt - ' il 1tlll Tttt LOhDON. H»y 7. AP " TlieKfejtestwaftaEaropesWstonrewWto. ll ilJIUtiUU , ' IHI tJJWUk AHl day with llw u«ccnditto«al wn day with th« uncondittoaal surrcodc r of Getnny. -« PAsa Mjrrwider ol the Rckb to the the western Alltes and Rasvia wat 7, ' ;«• e. Bide at Gen. Eisenhower ' s headquarters at RhJms. France, by Col. Gen. —- " - ' - Gnstaf Jobl, chlcl ol staH fo ' ttte German army. uA ' TX t-t This was announced offidany alter Germiii broadcasts told tht Ger- 0( ' Vi o nun people that Grand Admiral Kart Ooenlti bad ordered tht capttoU i r . ' ir sf -rz Um ol «l fithths lerccs asd caHed oil the U-boat «ai. iz ' i.T-l. " ' -: r. (WUto iMOiciwfat was lutft ol Gensasy ' s lucoaAtlMal umwidtr, it b mt yet cl«ar hew far the attval fithlbic may tow CM»«d at thb timf. ll Is battcvtd Kkety to- e remznir? Ccr-ji, pdckati ol rtustaK Bay boM oat aMwr Iraai dcflaiN or becaaw they haw Mt rocvlvod onfen to writ wUch they wIM r» ositUe and obey. Ccnpleto ceitaUo« of hostMtiet " 3s expected to dtrolop tv iltlyj — h-ItHt::: victorious in WORLD WAR II 201«f as«M SI i| lSulliB -v ' J ' Students and facult) ' rejoiced as screaming headlines announced the Allied victory in Europe. Immediately after, the University, with the other neighboring schools assembled for a VE convocation. Vice-Admiral Robert L. Ghormley, Commandant of the 14th Naval Dis- trict, speaks on Navy Day. April. iy-l5 — The University of Hawaii, like the rest of the nation, was stunned by the death of President Roosevelt. ' News of the tragedy quickly spread throughout the campus and in respect, a hush hlanketed all activities. Caroline Dizon Clara Funasaki Business Staff — Silting: Ruth Murashigc, Janet Saito, Ellen Minaai, Ritsuko Sewake, Michie Fujikane; Standing: Jennie Yoshioka, Winifred Kawamoto. Ka Leo Hawaii Ka Leo o Hawaii surprised tlic 19 ii student bcxly by appcarinc; the first wtc-k of school with a staff of sixty strons; with only three students who were holdovers from the 1943 staff. For the first time in ASUH history, no one had applied for the editorship of Ka Leo. The BOP, faced with the prospect of havint; no campus weekly in 1944, appointed Caroline Dizon, TC junior, to the position. Miss Dizon had just returned to the campus after two years of war work and had served as Ka Leo feature editor in 1940. Clara Funasaki, A S junior, was named business manager. Ka Leo office became " The Beehive, ' " with the slogan. " If you ' re buzzing with news, welcome! If not. welcome anj ' s-ay!! ! " Two new features were introduced. Designated to improve the vocabulary of collegians, " Word Study, " conducted by Revocato Medina and Piilani Feiteira, made a hit with the readers. Page 2, edited by Amy Higashihara, was tilled with lively features and colorful interviews. Hard- working society editors, Marian Ching and Jean Fukuoka, managed an interesting page of social doings. The sports page passed in turn through the hands of George Tanaka, Eva Ling, James Mura- oka, Reiko Takakuwa, and Nobuo Matsuda. Copy editor Delman Kuykendall and assistant editor Kimble Oeike helped to produce accurate copy. Photographers were Ben Ranada, Joseph Dizon, and Tom Tanji. Byline writers included Nobuko Shimazu, Julie Brannen, Bessie Toishigawa, Paul Kokubun, Her- bert Coleman. Doris Nitta, and Margaret Chinen. All was not work for Ka Leo members. The staff celebrated publication of a Christmas edition with a dinner at Lan Ting ' s followed by a movie. A dinner and dance at Kewalo Inn climaxed the year ' s work. Editorial Staff — Front row: Delman Kuykendall, Piilani Feiteira, Ruth Wong, Constance Young, Stella Shoda. Marian Ching; Back row: Bessie Toishigawa, James Muraoka, Nobuko Shimazu, Caroline Dizon, Lawrence Lau. 1 r o I THE. rARSITV DEBATE TEAM— Bottom picture, left to rujht : Nelson Doi, Miles Shishido. Rcvocato Medina. KotR-rt Ellis, Calvin Oiitai. Alfred Laurcta. Intcrclass debate participants — Top picture, front row, left to right: Wellington ChiuiK, Earl Robinson, Nelson Doi, Paul Nakamura. Back row: Revocato Medina. Bernard Gramberg, Miles Shishido, Calvin Ontai. Alfred Laureta. Carl Farden, George Ariyoshi. Forensics For the fir t timt- in several years the Board of Debate and Forensics was able to carry out some semblance of pre-war functions. Members of the Board were Calvin Ontai, chairman, Paul Naka- mura, Bernard Gramberg, Fusako Yahiku, Mar- garet Young, and George Ariyoshi. The Varsity Debate team composed of Alfred Laureta, Nelson Doi, Revocato Medina, Miles Shishido, and Calvin Ontai toured the island of Kauai in March. The team spoke at three high schools, once over the radio, and at a community gathering. The ASUH oratorical contest held in January was unequivocally clinched by Miles Shishido. The topic was " Looking Forward in Hawaii. " Second place went to Wellington Chung with George Ariyoshi and Robert Burns finishing third and fourth respectively. " Resolved: That Compulsory Post-War National Military Training Legislation Be Enacted " was the issue reltsrated throughout the interclass debate s ' .-ries held in February and NLirch. The Sophomore class team composed of Alfred Laureta, Revocato Medina, Robert Ellis, and Calvin Ontai garnered the mo. ' Jt points with the Junior class composed of Nelson Doi, Miles Shishido, Bernard Gramberg, and Paul Nakamura taking a close second. CLilminating the year ' s activities was an all Hawaii oratorical contest held in May with Mildred Ching winning first place, Fusako Yahiko second, and George Ariyoshi third. Peggy Yorita Harriet Yoshida Margaret Kurisu Margaret Awamura The primary object of the Associated Women Students is to inspire and foster the standards of women students on a social, moral, and intellectual basis. Women students of the ASUH automatically becomes AWS members. This year this organization busied itself in many worthwhile functions. The officer-crew was ably captained by President Peggy Yorita, Vice-President Harriet Yoshida, Secretary Margaret Kurisu, and Treasurer Margaret Awamura. Class representa- tives included Margaret Chinen and Margaret Danley. The list of activities was varied and notable. Menehune Dance started the AWS in a lively mood. AWS The organization ' s biggest achievement was the sponsoring of the AWS Leadership Conference. The purpose of the conference was to acquaint university students with the problems of the ASUH and it furnished an excellent opportunity for stu- dent leaders to mix with each other. Representative Hebden Porteus, Dr. John E. Fox, and Reverend Allen Hackett were the principal guest speakers. The AWS annual Yule Toy Workshop received national publicity in the women ' s fashion magazine, MADEMOISELLE. AWS members Hazel Ikenaga, Lani Chun, Margaret Awamura, Shieko Okazaki, and Suzie Watanabe dexterously handle project. lOO ' , ssuiiMV D MRS. MtB ' . 4 STRtt ' Bond Drives Army Special Service Division ' s G-1 Buck- aroos started the 6th War Loan Drive on the campus in December, 1944. Their hillbilly music was blared across the campus from the steps of Hawaii Hall to rouse the hesitant students, who peeked out of classroom win- dows, to come out and get into the spirit of the drive. Ably conducted by the Freshman class, the drive virtually ended on the fourth day when the S5,000 goal was topped. The success was credited to the diligent teams of solicitors who initiated a novel campaign of reaching every student personally. The 7th War Loan Drive handled by the Sophomore class was started in April, 1945. Duplicating the team system, the Sophs wound up the drive in March with the goal of $2,000 tripled. Ray Anthony ' s Sub Base band climaxed the drive with a dance. 34 tS ' :aiiit ». ■ ' , r-t. ■ : ' ■,■■■■ ' ■ ' " ■ ■ •■ ' 0i .- 7 . i ' t 1s. ' - Co«r Princesses flank the Queen — left to right: Carol Yue, Cynthia Chun, Eva Correa, Charlotte Aspuria, Marian Ellis ( QuLcn ) , Barbara Eaves, Marian Lake, Jean McKillop, and Sets Hokada. May Day The University ampliitlieater was transformed into a colorful arena when it served as the settinij for a Hawaiian pageant during tlie observation of May Day, 19 15. An old Hawaiian chant by David Bray, Sr., opened the after- noon ' s ceremonies. Memories of ancient Hawaii were revived as lovely wahines sang and swayed to island melodies played by the Na Pua troupe. Stalwart kahili bearers led the royal procession of island princesses. The hi-light of the day was the coronation of May Day Queen Marian Hllis by President Ciregg M. Sinclair. Marian who was elected queen by popular vote on the campus, is of part-Hawaiian extraction. Through her veins run English. (;hinese. Irish, Japanese and other bloods. Spectators were asked to observe a moment of silence in tribute to the late President Franklin D. Roosevelt. A gay Maypole dance put on by the third graders from Teachers College added a touch of modern America to the Hawaiian atmosphere. ■ K mn i nm iii .iM The bi-annual bookstore rush — Stella and Engineer Prexy Shi- bano do the best of a bad situ- Annabelle ' s doodling dis- tracts lobbyists from Sopho- more Council meeting — Al- fred pretends indifference. Intermissi on — New Year ' s Eve — Donald Char, Flor- ence Chuck, Lincoln Kaneshige, Anna Chun, and others fortify themselves for the next dance. Si c lcff-a . A-r l. i I r- . f •V :- . ' !? », . ir, 7 v It -. il3 s 5 Dr. M.irucr lust — this rescue parry led by Dr. St. John (third from right) was one of the many that combed Manoa Valley for the missing professor and his com- panion. Sophomore party — opportu nist Bill Patton plays host to friends Hawaiian style — no doubt, its on the class. Junior Jamboree — Ken Nagata and P.Z. in a corny number — they brought the house down — including the props. n Two gay couples — first at the dance — Epy, Alice, Seido, and Eliza smile for the camera — and you. r I — ' L ly - x V " r I i.OCIAL iCIi.NClii iJUlLUINU . . . [he- nest ot liberality aiul of an educational program motivated by an ideal and a challenge . . . foremost is the exigent problems of world reconstruction . . . Classes 1945 Freshmen ' 45 Class Council — Front row, left to right: Edwin Lee, Richard Oraura, Evelyn Tara, George Akita. Bacb rozi ' : Patsy Takeraoto, Reiko Takakiiwa, MarRaret Wessel. Delman Kuykendall, lone Rathburn, Marian Ellis, and George Ariyoshi. The Class of 194S started off wet and hilarious with the Sophomores hounding every freshman for that dreaded dunking in the pool. Sweet revenge haunted each Sophomore, for the hazing period had returned to the campus. The " Bury the Hatchet " dance informally cli- maxed the splashy initiation feud between both classes. Comprising half of the student body, 600 fresh- men were officially led off by President Scott Robertson, Vice-President Herman Doi, Secretary lone Rathburn, and Treasurer Edwin Lee. How- ever, in no time at all, Uncle Sam took Robertson and Doi. Thus, during the second semester, the new president Marian Ellis conducted the largest class on the campus with Vice-President Delman Kuykendall. ' The class sponsored the Sixth War Loan Drive setting the goal of $5,000. Capably directed by Alex Theone and Delman Kuykendall, the cam- paign was a stupendous success for the bond quota was tripled. Wellington Chung, George Ariyoshi, Carl Far- den, and Earl Robinson represented the class in the field of debate and forensics. In the social circle, two dances were considerable successes — the informal Spring Frolic on March 1 and the Frosh Formal on April 21. The class was well represented in the colorful May Day pageant. Marian Ellis reigned as Queen of May with ladies-in-waiting Lei Manley and Margaret Wessel. The princesses of different nationalities were: Charlotte Aspuria, Filipino; Correa, Latin- American; Barbara Eaves, Cau- casian; Marian Lake, Hawaiian; and Carol Yue, Korean. Barbara Eaves was queen of the IVth Annual Rainbow Relay Carnival Track Meet. In the sports limelight, both men and women students displayed remarkable ability. This athletic class copped its first intramural sports title domi- nating the all-star line-ups of inter-class sports. rop— Wholesale blessmgs . wat,r.n ' ;. , t vidual scoring champion . . fl L™ ' ' " i --f " " " ' -ond J •ing champion . . . Bottom—A conege i. hegun ' :::ii t J j! ' :: ' ' ' ' -- ' ' " ' ■ 43 Alfred Laureta Elias Yadao Bernice Wong Bernard Yim Sophomores ' 45 The dauntless Sophomores, plunging into their second collegiate war year, emerged as the season ' s most dynamic and enthusiastic group on the campus. Despite rigorous war conditions and the gradual depletion of the males, this hustling class produced a host of top-notch leaders. The crew directly responsible for the success of the year ' s events were: Alfred Laureta, president; Bernard Yim, vice-president; Bernice Wong, secre- tary; and Elias Yadao, treasurer. Zealous councillors were: Mendel Borthwick, Hazel Ikenaga, Paul Kokubun, Evelyn Murashige, Takeo Ogawa, Jane Uoss co.ouillor. ' ro,. " J- " J:,; ,„,, ,«„.• Jane Okan.o.o, Helene Toknnasa, hvclyn MmiMi ' t- Ok.unoto, Hclcne Tokun.iL;.i, ' IVtsuro Ushijima. and Pat Zanc. The return of hazing was a healthy sii n of a break in the war tension but hazini; week spelleJ terror to the befuddled Freshmen. On the assump- tion that runnin;, ' the sjauntlct strengthens character, the Sophs made certain that each I ' rosh was treated accordingly. The swimming pool echoed with screams and splashes of the green caps but they retaliated later in the week to dunk the Sophs. A truce was negotiated at an peace-mix attended by both classes. The first festal Soph event was Class Day, the theme being, " We Carry On. " Participants came in sloppy attire for this funfest which included a barn dance, a parade of talents, a men ' s beauty contest, songs, hulas, and just fun. Man behind this success was Bernard Yim. Next was tiic V.ilcntiiie Sweetheart Ball ably carried out by Chairman Elizabeth Ahn. Sweetheart Barbara June Carlton was coronated in a blaze of glory. Court lovelies were Cynthia Chun, Beatrice Dang, Martha Nitta, and Oriet Smythe. In debates and forums, the class points with pride to Rob -rt Hilis, Alfred Laureta, Revocato Medina, and Calvin Ontai who formed the nucleus of the Varsity Debate Team. The two-week 7th War Loan drive, spark- pkigged by Hclene Tokunaga, went over the top with gross sales exceeding the goal of $1,500 four times. A bond dance, featuring Ray Anthony ' s Sub Base Band, climaxed the drive. The effervescent spirit of the Sophs paid off — the class was honored at the Ka Leo banqu et as the most unusual and active class on the campus during 1944-45. Cvnthia Chun, Oriet Smythe, Barbara June Carlton (Queen), Martha Nitt.i, and Be.itrice Dang at the Sweetheart Ball. tMJTt . X. ' J -jA ' .Hfc ' « r i.-v i;-vv» ijr i. 1 1 i if u Juniors ' 45 .hiiiior Councit — Left column, top to bottom: Miles Shishido, Shieko Okazaki, Kazue Wata- nabe, Jean Ono; right column: Yuji Yama- shita, Catherine Lees, and Eva Ling. After two years the Juniors were now ready to face the coming year as upper- classmen. They were dogged by trouble from the outset but they pulled through with flying colors. In the spring of ' 44, Norman Ueda was elected president; Walter Wat-son, vice-president; Jean Ono, secretary; and Eva Ling, treasurer. With September came the troubles — essential war work claimed Norman, and an academic appraisal made Walter ofTicially a senior. Jean and Eva took the initiative to hold an election to get the top officers again. George Stiles and Raymond Higuchi were chosen prexy and vice-prexy, but the second semester hit the ' 46ers just as badly. George resigned because he was no longer an ASUH member, and Ray moved up to lead the class from there. Among the many Junior personalities who practically ran the ASUH were: Nelson Doi, ASUH president; Clara Funasaki, ASUH secretary and Ka business ff George B. Stiles Raymond Higuchi 46 K A promising .vcnin,n for Caroline and Charlie at the dance. " Should auld acquaintance be forgot . . . " — Remember the Prom? manager; Caroline Dizon, editor of Ka Leo; Class Vice-President Miles Shishido, editor of the Social Process and winner of the ASUH oratorical con- test; Consuelo Olivas, chairman of the Bundle for Philippines campaign on the campus; Yuji Yama- shita, editor of the special Junior editor of Ka Leo; Shieko Okazaki, chairman of the Junior Prom; and Peggy Yorita and Masako Mori, boss ladies of AWS and YWCA, respectively. Students will remember Richard Kosaki, Ralph Miwa, Hiroshi Yamane, and Bernard Gramberg, who traded books for guns, for their outstanding participation in politics, newswriting and sports. Junior Week was held in February under the chairmanship of Paul Devone and Eva Ling. Some- thing was scheduled for each day of the week: music by the Honolulu Police Glee Club and Rusty Stevens ' Hill Billy Band; two performances of the academy award movie " Going My Way " ; Ka Leo; worship service; the Junior Jamboree; Junior Ball; and they even took over the chores of the cafeteria. A formal dance was held in March and the Junior Prom held in May really climaxed the activities of the exuberant Junior class. 47 ' 1 1 Seniors ' 45 Senior Coi iicil — left to right: Lila Lee, Betty Kikawa, Charlotte Chun Low, Marjorie Okamoto, Aiko Kurisaki, Judith Kubo, Hester Kong, Tomiko Itokazu, Utano Nishimitsu, Shirley Abe, George Akita. The green caps invaded the campus some 700 strong in September, 1941. All that the froshies liad fe.irlully anticipated was waitins; for them — dunkings in the pool, paddlings, the flag rush, and even a of kidnapping. Although the sophs won oflicially, the green caps led by Jimmy Walker, class president, and Bob Twitchell put up a tough fight. In November, freshmen and .sophomores recon- ciled in a " Bury-the-Hatchet " mixer at which time Queens Anna Kufferath, frosh, and Katherine Allen, soph, reigned. In December, the war came dramatically. The class was depleted to a mere handful when school was reopened in February, but the students carried on despite the handicaps. September, 1942 — back again — this time as sophomores and led by Richard Kuykentl.dl. Al- though some of the traditional ritu.ils of hazing were kept, the flag rush was cancelled this year. As a patriotic gesture, social affairs were kept to a bare miiiiiiuim by Vice-President Alan Walker. Sophomores and freshmen jointly spon.sored a Barnyard mixer in I-ebruary, to which everyone came " Dogpatch " style. In April the sophomore picnic was held in the open-air theater. For the many students, who were doing essenti.d war work, school was a part-time affair. And in this year, Gregg M. Sinclair was inaugurated as presi- dent of the University following the resignation of President David L. Crawford. The class of ' 45 dwindled to a mere 192 in 1943. Pershing Lo, who captained the class quintet to the interclass casaba bauble in 1942, moved up into the class presidency. Next September — seniors, at last! There were only about 150 left of the original 700 or so in the class. Robert Chuck, who was elected president of the seniors in May, resigned, leaving the office for vice-prexy Hester Kong. By special election Tomiko Itokazu was elected vice-president. Other otiicers were Judith Kubo, secretary, and Aiko Kurisaki, treasurer. The class sponsored the Autumn Ball in Novem- ber, went to Hanauma B,iy for the class picnic in A|- ril, was honored at the Junior Prom in May, and held its Banquet at La Hula Rhiimba on June S. (Climaxing the Senior Week was an awards convocation heltl in Partington hall. Minnie Yama- uchi. Ivy Orator, and college representatives Fusako Yahiku, College of Arts and Sciences; Nancy Higa, College of Applied Science; and Yoshiharu Mikami, Teachers College, delivered their speeches at the assembly. 48 Real Deans MINNIE YAMAUCHI— The successful World Student Service Fund drive this year was largely due to the untiring efforts of Chairman Minnie. A business and economics major, she was president of the YWCA. AWS councillor, and a member of the Hui Pookela. i -f i HESTER KONG — Having enough ability to engage in athletics as well as serve the senior class, Hester carried on the presidency of both her class and the WAA this year. She is a psychology major and was a member of tiie Hui Pookela. She also served as ASUH councillor. 1 i 1 YOSHIE HIGUCHI— Yoshies services to the ASUH began in her sophomore year when she was elected secretary of her class. In the following year she served as ASUH secretary. A Teachers College student, she was also a member of the Hui Pookela and the University war council. 1 i 1 CHARLOTTE CHUN LOW— A biological and physical sciences major, Charlotte has devoted three years of her time to Ka Leo. She was president of Te Chih Sheh sorority and secretary of the Chemistry Club. 1 i i BETn ' KIKAW A— Amiable Betty can be described as a hard working and a cheerful leader. A sociology major, she was vice- president of the Sociology Club and a member of the ASUH council. During her junior year she served as AWS president, ASUH councillor, and a member of the war council. She was editor of the special senior edition of Ka Leo. Minnie Yamauchi Hester Kong Yoshie Higuchi Bett) ' Kikawa Charlotte Chun Low 49 Graduates - 1945 The history of the Class of ' 45 is one of distinction in a number of ways. When today ' s mighty seniors came in as green freshmen, the campus world was still the glamorous, carefree world of young people with four years to kill — four years of learning and new experiences for which some were prepared, some not. But this world came to an abrupt end when bombs fell on Honolulu, and the eager freshmen, as well as all students, were faced with an ominous future of war and anxiety. Many left school, some to don their country ' s uniforms, some to be engaged in war work, and others to take over family responsibilities. The few who returned in February saw the campus crisscrossed with b omb shelters and trenches; everyone carried khaki-cased gas masks and calmly participated in test alerts. The next couple of years were spent in serious study. In June, 1945, those who survived four years of stringent scholastic work and the interruptions of war were rewarded for their perseverance, leaving the campus w ith appropriate degrees. The Class of 1945 is an example of youth ' s determination in the pursuit of knowledge . . . when they left in June to go their own ways in the world, already the future seemed bright — Germany had fallen and Japan was very near defeat. In their wake followed peace — the peace which finally came in September. The Class of ' 45 is truly the Class nf the Second Great War! 50 ' :- « 1945 6H1RLHV CHIYOKO AUH Sociology Class Councillor 4 Secretary, Sociologj ' Club 4 Vice-President, Hui liwi 4 MOiMOl: AGKNA Home Economics JESSIE AKINAKA Elementary Education MRS. ALICE M. AKIONA Elementary Education KAZUYOSHI AKITA Business 52 FLORENCE ARAKAWA Art WAA Executive Board 3 ASUH Social Committee 3 Archery Manager 3 SHUICHl ARAKAWA Business STANLEY S. ASADA Sociology SUSAN TSURUYO ATEBARA Home Economics MABEL L. D. AWAl Dental Hygiene President. Episcopal Club 1 1945 ABBIE K. F. KONG CHANG Eleim-ntarv Education FRANCES NIT UNG CHANG Elementary Education Ka Leo 1,2, Editor 3 President, Te Chih Sheh 3 WINIFRED CHU Sociology Program Chr., Sociology Club ' ( LEATRICE W. CHUNG Zoology BERNICE CHONG Sociology MARGARET K. L, CHONG Elementary Education BERNICE PUNG CHU CHOY Home Economics Social Chairman, Home Ec. Club 3 MILDRED DOI Secondary Education C.l. ' ss Councillor 2, 3 SCOTT DURDAN Business DOROTHY YUKE YIN DYE Elementary Education YW ' CA Cabinet 3, 4 53 1945 MIDORI ESAKI Chemistry HARRIET EWALIKO Elementary Education VINCENT C. FLANAGAN Economics Business ALICE S. FUJII Elementary Education Ka Leo 1, Feature Editor 2 MARJORIE K. FUJII Sociology 54 SETSUKO FUJIWARA Home Economics DOROTHY K. FUKUDA Vocational Home Economics Class Councillor 4 JEAN TATSUE FUKUOKA Vocational Home Economics Ka Leo 3, 4 MASAMl FUKUOKA Elementary Education MRS. FUMI ISHII FURUTA Elementary Education 1945 JEANETTE KWAI JIN GUM Preschool -Primary Education HARUO HAGIHARA PrcMcd. BETTY MICHIKO HARADA Secondary Education FANNIE K. HARAK.AWA Sociology LOUISE SAMSON HEDLUND Elementary Education SOSA 4 AWS Kaikuaana Chairman 2 Secretary, Episcopal Club 2 NANCY F. HIGA Vocational Home Economics YOSHIE HIGUCHI Secondary Education Class Secretary 2 ASUH Secretary 3 TERUKO HISAOKA Dental Hygiene MIYOKO HOKAMA Preschool-Primarv Education MILES YOSHIHIRO HONDA Pre-Med. Ass ' t Manager. Varsity Baseball 2 55 1945 HELEN MlTSUiMI IKEDA Secondary Education CHIVEKO CLARA IKEGAMI Elementary Education AWS Councillor 2 AWS Secretary 3 CONSTANCE SADAKO INADA Zoology Secretary, Eta Lambda Kappa 3 NAOTO INADA Civil Engineering OTOME INAMINE Sociology 56 LEATRICE YUKIE INOUYE Home Economics TOMIKO ITOKAZU Home Economics AWS Councillor 4 Class Vice-President 4 EIKO CAROL HIRAl Home Economics SHIZUO KASHIWAGI Science MRS. AFOON L. AH NIN KAMAUOHA Elementary Education 1945 AMY TOMIKO KAWASAKI Vocational Home Economics MURIEL KAWASAKI Home Economics WILLIAM K. KEKAPA Elementary Education YUKIKO KIRIU Sociology ANN FUMIKO KlYONAGA Elementary Education JUDITH YOSHIKO KUBO Psychology Class Secretary 4 AWS Councillor 3 Vice-P.esident, Hui liwi 3 KAZUMI KUBO Pre-School Primary Education GLADYS H. KUNIKIYO H. ' story SHIZUMI KUNIOKA Home Economics AIKO KURISAKI Sociology AWS Councillor 4 Class Councillor 3 Class Treasurer 4 Secretary, YWCA 3 57 ELAINE Y. KURISU Secondary Education Class Secretar) ' 3 President, Phi Lambda Chi 2, 3 HESTER L. H. KONG Psychology Class President 4 WAA, Vice-Pres. 3. President i CHARLOTTE CHEW NIT LAU Languages, Literature Art VAN KWAI LAU Sociology HAZEL HAESOON LEE Sociology 58 LILA KUONE LEE Sociology SOSA 4 Varsity Menehune Chairman 3 SU CHON LEE Elementary Education President, Episcopal Club 3 KAM WO LEONG Chemistry CHARLOTTE ATHERTON YUK LIN CHUN LOW Biological Physical Sciences Ka Palapala 2, 3, Editor 4 Ka Leo 2, 3, 4 President, Te Chih Sheh 4 Secretary, Chemistry Club 3 WAA Bowling Manager 3 MARY CHLOE McCALL Psychology Ka Palapala 2 1945 EDITH KIKUKO MAEDA General Sciences PAULINE KAWAILANI MAHIKOA Education SABURO MATSUBA Business Economics ALICE MATSUKAWA Home Economics HILDA YOSHIKO MATSUMOTO Sociologj ' Vice-President, YWCA 4 Secretary, WAA 3 HIKOMU MATSUMOTO Sciences KIMIKO MIURA Education SHIGEKO MIYAGI Elementary Education GEORGE MIYASAKA Business Economics ROBERT K. MOOKINL JR. General Sciences Class Councillor 2 President, Chemistry Club 4 59 1945 SUMIKO JORIMOTO Home Economics VIOLET T. MOTOKANE Secondary Education President, WAA 3 CHISATO MUKAI Elementary Education LILV NAK.ASONE Elementary Education GLADYS NAKATA Elementary Education 60 CHARLOTTE K. NAMIKI Secondary Education Class Treasurer 3 WAA Elii ibility Chairman 3 UTANO NISHIMITSU Home Economics Pres .lent. Hui Pookela 4 BETTY TOKIYE KIKAWA Sociology ASUH Councillor 3, 4 Class Councillor 2, 4 President, AWS 3 Vice-President, Sociology Club 4 AKIYO OGASAWA Home Economics JANET YUKIE OISHI Sciences 1945 PAULINE KYOKO OKADA Business Economics VAEKO OKAHATA Hygiene MAR.IORIE TAMAKI OKAMOTO Sociology ' MISAO KUWAYE Sociology President. Sociology- Club 4 SHIGEKO OYAMA Social Sciences DAT QUON PANG C vil Engineering Vice-President, ASUH 4 President, Engineering Club 4 Class Councillor 4 NOAH POTTI Economics NORA TOMIYE SAIDA E ' e.Tieatiry Education Chairman, ASUH War Council 3 Vice-President AWS 3 nER3ERT lE ' SUICHI SAITO P.e-Mei. GRACE A. SEKI Elementary Education Ka Leo 1, 2 Ka Palapala 2 61 1945 RUBY S. SHITABATA English PATSY C. B. SHON Sociology LEILA SILVA Dental Hygiene YEMIKO SUEOKA Elementary Education MARIKO SUMIDA Languages, Literature Arts 62 JUNE SUZUKI Secondary Education Ka Leo 1, 2, 3, Ass ' t Bus. Mgr. 4 Ka Palapala 3 AW ' S Communitv Service Chr. BETTY TERUKO TAKEUCHI Home Economics GEORGE TAHARA Sociology- MUTSUMI TAKAMURA Language ROSE H. TAKESUE Chemistry Secretary, Chemistry Club 4 19 l5 LILY TAKEUCHI Elementary Education DOROTHY KIKUYO TAKUMl Secondary Education LORRAINE F. TANAKA Primary Education WAA Executive Board 3 DOROTHY MASAE TOKUOKA Elementary Education WINIFRED TONf Preschool-Primary Education YOSHIKO TORIGOE Elementary Education GRACE TERUKO UEDA Secondary Education Class Councillor 2 MARY VENTURA Education DORIS EIKO WATAYA Elementary Education BEATRICE JUNE WONG Sociology ' 63 1945 FLORENCE CHUN WONG Elementary Education JANET WONG Elementary Education Vice-Pre sident, Te Chili Slieh 3 ROSE K. T. WONG Elementary Education FUSAKC) VAHIKU Sociology Treasurer, Sociology Club 4 MAE YAMAGUCHI Elementary Education 64 LEATRICE YAM AG ATA Elementary Education DAISY YAMANAKA Home Economics LILY KWAI CHUN YEE Elementary Education NORA NISHIYAMA YEE 1 ementarv Education MILDRED YUK SUNG YOUNG Elementary Education 1945 lllDLKO ASAHINO Home Economics MORRIS RIPKIN Education MARY SHIGEKO IMAFUJl Social Sciences ESTHER SOON Sociolog) ' MITSUYO KAMIYA Sociology MINNIH KAWAHARA Home Economics CONSTANCE CHIEKO KOBAYASHI Sociology YOSHIHARU MlKAMl Education RUBY SUMIE NflYASATO Preschool-Primarv Education MITSUYO MIZOKAMI Home Economics 65 BARBARA YOUNG Sociology ELEANOR EMIKO MORITA Elementary Education —PICTURES MISSING— 1945 ELSIE AWAI ABREU Education ASUH Councillor 3 Ka Leo 2 RUTH GIBBS Preschool-Primary Education MITSUO HAZAMA Secondary Education Ka Paiapala 3, Editor 4 Ka Leo 2, 3 Class Vice-President 3 Vice-President, YMCA MRS. GRACE HOLOMALIA Elementary Education TEIKO KUBOTA Elementary Education RUTH RICHARDS General Sciences 68 Outgoing ASUH President Nelson Doi gave his report for the year 1945-46 and turned over the gavel to Calvin Ontai, his successor, at the Awards Day convo- cation held at Partington Hall on May 11, 1945. The transfer of the gavel to the newly elected president marked the official beginning of a new administration. ; the foUon ' nig sections, Ka Palcipcilci presents a review of stu- dent activities of the year 1945-46 under President Ontai — 69 A charade of faces — caught in the split-seconi.1 of the shutter speed is part of the crowd witnessing the ASUH Campus Day program and aquacade . . . presenting a conglomeration of facial expressions. .■ ' i ;Tmf 4a ASUH 1946 Associated Students Pacini; the challenge of its first post-war school year, the Associated Students of the University of Hawaii experienced a busy year reconverting a war- time college campus back to peacetime standards. Inactive since 1941, the Lniversity ROTC pro gram was oHicially started on September 1 7 under Col. Harold Keeley who was later replaced by Col. George Honnen. The first review was held in late April with seven attractive co-ed sponsors. In early October, ASUH Prexy Calvin Onta surprised the Student Council by presenting an invitation from the World Youth Council, propos- ing that the UH send two delegates to the confer ence in London. The appropriating of $4,000 for the trip was a controversial issue but there were many other reasons for the final tabling of the matter. Among them were: the lack of time to meet transportation problems, insufficient time to select qualified delegates for the confab, and the disapproval of the administration. Members of the youth council committee were: Thomas McCabe, Richard Kuykendall, and Calvin Ontai. The ASUH, however, continued to show interest in world affairs and on November 17, International Students ' Day was celebrated on the campus. ISD commemorated the resistance of the University of Prague students against German domination which resulted in a massacre and the closing of all uni- versities in Czechoslovakia. £LBERT Y£E Graduate Manager Eliiis Yadao, ASUH vice-president, was replaced by Paul Devon; at a November election when the former tendered his resignation upon his induction into the Army. A total of $4,617.82 was contributed by students and faculty to the Community Victory Chest drive. The campait;n was sponsored by the Teachers College Club with Miss Paula Emery as chairman. The ASUH Student Directory was issued to students and faculty in early January. Originally scheduled to be distributed in October, the three month delay was caused by difficulties at the printers. The directory contained name, college, class, telephone number, and address of each UH student. An added feature was an office directory. Also issued during the year was the ASUH Student Handbook edited by Marian Joy. Second semester opened with approximately 250 World War II veterans added to the enrollment. This augmentation of the male population on the campus helped to put the first post-war Ka Palapala beauty contest over witli success. The student repre- sentative on the board of judt;es for the contest was ASUH President Calvin Ontai. During the year, the Student Council made an additional appro- priation for the depleted Ka Palapala coffers. In late February. UH students and f.iculty mem- bers packed l-arriiii;tc)n H.ill to Sen.itor Alice Kamokila Campbell spe.ik .it .i YWCA forum on statehood. Senator Campbell was the lone member of the territorial lei islature to vote ai ainst state- hood in the 1945 session. The Reverend Mineo Katai iri spoke in favor of statehood. Later in the year, the St.itchood for Huuaii campaign was taken over by the ASUH Statehood Committee headed by veteran Ralph Toyota. Misao Oyama, TC junior, won the letter writing contest sponsored by the Statehood Committee on the topic: " Hawaii ' s Case for Statehood. " She won a free airplane trip to the Big Island and a week ' s stay at the Kilaueti Volcano House. Other activities during statehood week on the campus included a statehood campus worship service, special edition of Ka Leo issued under the editorship of Keichiro Yamato, and two assemblies featuring Samuel Wilder King, former delegate to Congress, C. Nils Tavares, attorney general of the Territory, and Dr. Thomas D. Murphy, assistant professor of history. In supporting the territory-wide campaign for statehood, the committee also printed and issued a four-page illustrated pamphlet presenting Hawaii ' s case for statehood. The pamphlets were sent to members of Congress, mainland universities and other institutions. The ASUH council unanimously approved a campus war memorial in tribute to University of Hawaii men who gave their lives in the war. Veteran Ted Tsukiyama was appointed chairman of the War Memorial Committee. Because of the wide variety of ideas expressed in regard to what form the memorial should take, the committee announced in late May that a student poll should be taken in early September to determine the nature of the war memorial. Despite considerable competition from other campus activities, the Theater Guild was revived and brought back to the campus by Dr. Joel Trapido. The first play presented to the students was a choral pageant, All Adds Up to Freedotn, which was featured at the World Student Service Fund drive assembly held at Farrington Hall in late February. The second student production featured a series of one act plays entitled Life in a Big City, Medicine Show, and Progressive Education. Kenneth Nagata Marian Ellis ASUH Campus Day was observed on April 13 with an assembly, aquacade, bufifet dinner, and an informal barn dance at the gymnasium. The sub- committee in charge of the affair was provided by the AWS. At the close of the school year, the council drew up plans for a school band, started the revival of the spirit and rally committee, and sponsored a final post-exam picnic at Ala Moana Park. 75 statehood i ' ' " ' ' " ;fsc-na!oVKamo- Ray Takush. ambles home 25 yards ahead of the had in the mile and a halt Runner-up Stanley ••Harmon K,m strides in for second place . . and the pumpkin pie. Thf I ' W makeup took the prize- at the VW ' CA Costume Ball. m Suspense — Donald Joe cuts away while the crowd hold hands . . ■ Home-Ecers prepare for chowhounds . . . Tongue-tied for the moment . Porge— " Georgia Ann Girdles ■ J Thespians Bruce rteater Guild ' " ' ' J„„. nd George Wichman. •• --- t ' ker-s " Medicne Girdler star in Stuart iShow. " Alice Yoshimori, freshman, receives Banks Literary Award for her " I Had To Write It, Emma. " 80 Just hashinc ' munrl rk u Dance Shon s recetfn ' " " ' ' " " ' S- " full volume . . ' " ' « ' " " he tuned r ie Rainbowettes — harmonizing SSS • " term) and Katsueo T ' °™ng Satoru Anzai. track prospect, and Flor- ence Kakisako watch program at Atherton ' s Spring Informal — Alexan- der Oka enjoys his own thoughts . . . Wc-ssc-I bot)Sts political campaign . and furthermore . . . " " Fat Boy " Eddie, veteran candidate, corrals votes . . . 82 % . .- ;■ -V ' % ' C f? ax — Kei Y Charlie Oda almost drownecf-wdl he got drenched ... amato gets christened ,n flare-up Look out, Herbie . sabotage! The finalists were given leis — the overflow crowd gave ,.,c; " 1- -K cr rni n tT- i,.ir fi m 1 3 Psst . . . Butch . . . don ' t tell me it ' s Jane . . . ' ' m May Day A colorful evcnint; pui;c;int was presented to lei-bedecked ASUH members on M.iy 1. 1916. The anniuil celeb ration was handled by lone Rathburn, whose first request for S2,()()() was promptly and vociferously nixed by the council. Harriet Holt, lovely Queen elected by the student body, reit ned over the festival. Her eight attending princesses were: Laola Hiro- naka, Ivanelle Mountcastle, Iwalani Luke, Gracie Mae Chang, Ruth Nary, Lorraine Ching, Ellen Miller, and Margaret Wessel. Al Kealoha Perry and his Singing Surfriders strummed the accompaniment to graceful interpretive hulas by Winona and Clay- ton Beamer, Jean and Angeline (Pee-wee) Hopkins, and to Jennie Woodd ' s comical numbers. Rifiht top — Harriet Holt is crowned by President Sin- clair. Right bottom — The court and the entertainers. The Catanooga detour ... a real closeup shot. ..ii : ' S B " ii ■■ji k V 1 ■ " !!f P ' !• " " «■ f U-vercnd Mineo Katagiri stresses youths part in the world of tomorrow. International Student ' s Day Ensign Julie Schier t lazel. Fudeko, and Chieko in kimonos. M WB% The unforgettable 372nd Infantry chorus. Guest speaker T 5 David Livingston and Caroline Ogata at the ISD dinner-meeting. Oll ' International Students ' Day was Novem- Ixr 17 when universities all over the world cele- brated the day cominemoratin t; the resistence of the University of Prague students against the Ger- mans which resulted in a massacre and closing of all universities in Czechoslovakia. However, the ASUH observed the event a day early in order to synchronize its program with the International Youth Congress program in Prague. A minute of silent prayer devoted to the memory of the 166 Czechoslovak students who were mas- macred six years ago opened the ISD convocation held in the Arthur L. Andrews Theater. Guest speakers were the Reverend Mineo Katagiri and President Gregg M. Sinclair. Thomas McCabe gave a brief report on the London Youth Conference held eaiiier in the month. The celebration was climaxed by a dinner from 6 to 9 p.m. at which time a colorful program was presented. Corporal David Livingston, formerly president of the American Youth for Democracy in New York, was guest speaker at the dinner. The Hawaii Youth for Democracy, a campus organization in the making, was in charge of the International Student ' s Day celebration which was sponsored by the ASUH. Co-chairmen of the affair were Jean McKillop and Clara Funasaki. Commit- tee workers were Vivian Ching, Margaret Danley, Carolyn Ogata, Nathalie Smith, Margaret Awa- mura, Irving Johnson, Rosebelle Kekuewa, Richard Kuykendall, Beatrice Nosse, and Shieko Okazaki. An intermixture of faculty and students, food and conversation — Clara Funasaki (third from right) was co-chairman of the affair. International Students ' Congress A former University of Hawaii student Private First Class George Lum who was then with Head- quarters Company, 4th Armored Division stationed in Regensburg, Germany, represented this institu- tion at the International Students ' Congress held in Prague, C2echoslovai ia from November 17 to 24, 1945. A full and comprehensive report, supplemented by printed material and photographs, came from Pfc. Lum in February. Quoting from his report: " November 17, 1939 will remain a historical milestone, not only for Czechoslovak students and the Czech nation but also for all progressive peace- loving nations of the world. For that date marks the closing of the Charles University in Prague r ' kVV ini " W lUpl Pfc. George Lum and his lovely interpreter. Mcni() service at ilie Congress. and the opcnini; phases of German brutality as ainst free scientific research in all German ciominated parts of Europe. The first blow in Nazi efforts to enslave tlie peoples of occupied countries was aimed at the students. In the first attack on Prague, 1,200 students were dragged ofT to concentration camps, eiuht were assassinated, and the universities were closed. The International Students ' Congress of 19-15 was prepared by a specially set up preparatory committ. ' e of the Central Union of Czechoslovak Students. The Congress dealt with student problems and made the initial preparations for the building up of a world organization of students, the Inter- national Federation of Students. The meetings were all held in a fairly large assembly hall with delegates from different coun- tries presiding at each session. All discussions were conducted in five different languages — English, French, Russian, Spanish, and Czech, with five interpreters translating the entire proceedings Delegates were quartered in the best hotels in Prague and all possible conveniences were afforded them. " Speakers dele. ate .with glasses) Pres,d,n,. Others at the table are interpreters Phcos on this pa,e ,hro.,h courtesy of Miss M.ry L„n, that freedom, human nnf ' ' ° ' . " ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ° erved on this eaah ' ' ' " " ' ' " " ' ' ' P- . i. . „rr-f " :; " ' »; GARTLEY HALL — the incubator of the scientihc mind — here science is taught and lived — but not all are scien- tists who study here — some men squat and bathe in the warm sun and size the ladies that pass by between classes. The cafeteria line weaves and protrudes . . . A graphic illustration of the University ' s need for a new auditorium . . . Associated Women Students ]WP- ' ' t -- ; ro L ' -. Evelyn MurasluKC Jr.; Je " - .4„-.S " ■■ " ; ' ' - " ' J,„ Sister; Marian Ching, Jr.; nie Lee. ' " f. S ' ' " - ' ' I, Community Service; Carol,, Sr.; J " " ' " ' ,, " " ' . i,„„ Chang. Fr.; Wonne Ho.,, Fr ; " - .;-„« " ,,„, .Us. D. P. Masako l " " ;. ;; , ;;J ;,„,,e. Clippings CoUecfon; Isoni, .-idviser. licalncc ,,_„; Kam, Social. Arlcne Kim. Hui Menehunc; an.l Lan. Na vi.,„ KIse correspomling sccre- Missuuj fro,, .- ..r.: K.kue -.-,,„_ i,„„Heity; „,,; lone Uatl,l,one. «? " " •• - ;,, avisers-Mrs. Beatrice Matsunmto. Ser.-.p ; _ ,,,, j j,, „,,,„ Marjorie Sinclair. Mrs. i • ' ' ■ MacNcil. RUTH MURASHIGE Treasurer BERNICE WONG Recording Secretary 94 NOBUKO SHIMAZU Vice-President HAZEL IKENAGA President The AWS started ofF its year by carryint; on the tradtional Big Sister- Little Sister Orientation with Marian Ching as chairman. The entire program consisted of a campus tour, an afternoon tea, and Campus Capers, an informal get-together for all freshmen, including men. The three advisers, Mrs. Marjori,; Sinclair, Miss Helen MacNeil, and Mrs. Vera Bachman, greeted the fourth AWS adviser, Mr . Dorothy P. Isom, with a welcome tea. Under the leadership of Arlenc Kim, the Hui Mjnehunes acted as dance and dinner partners for men in the services. Groups of wcmen students went weekly to dances sponsored by army, navy, marine, or scabee divisions. Because of the Territory ' s great need for orcupational therapists, Judith Ito and her Community Service Committee carried on a calendar sale. The money raised was used to send deserving prospects to study on the mainland on the Occupational Therapist Scholarship Fund. The AWS sponsored the Carnival Dance at Hemenway Hall. Feature of the affair was the first public presentation of the five Ka Palapala beauty queens. Climaxing the year was the AWS Banquet at Hemenway Hall. The Latin American theme was evidenced in the entertainment and food that was provided at this spring fiesta. Senor and Senora Bacio sang and danced to Latin American songs. The menu consisted of chili con carne, iced tea, olives, tossed salad, and gingerbread. 95 Inactivated in 1941 because of the onset of war, the University ROTC prot ram was officially re- vived on September 17, 1945. Colonel Harold Keelcy. member of the pre-war ROTC staff, re- turned to organize the department. He was later replaced by Colonel George Honnen, who assumed full responsibility for the corps. Except for returning veterans, male students over 26, and those physically handicapped, all men were required to take a two-year course in military science. The first parade was held in late April with seven attractive co-ed sponsors strutting in full uniform with the battalion. Cadet Major Benjamin Akana, battalion commander, and his charming sponsor, Eva Hunter, led the review. inLim i ROTC El I Sf oi i( n — Helen Gcracimos, Pearl Lau, Lorraine Ching, Eva Hunter, Margaret Wessei, Alva Janscn. and Alana Wong. - r . « f ' Crack Companv r ,„ " » " ) i„ in open i rill - .n(L ' ' iL ' w. " ,. ' «, ' f.t» i The battalion Debate and Forensics Youth ' s Role in the Postuvir World was the topic for the first oratorical contest sponsored by the Board of Debate and i-orensics. Board members were: Paul Nakamura. chairman; Kenneth Nagata, Ear! Robinson, and Mr. James W. Abel, adviser. Emphasizing education and understanding throughout the world, diminutive but silver- tongued Misao Ojama placed lirst in the contest with Robert Kiyabu placing second. In March, the Board put on an interclass debate series which turned out successfully in spite of a slow start. Under the supervision of Earl Robinson the Paul Nakamura Chairman James W Abel Adviser ball) ' tore down his opponents ' arguments. Henry Wong stood on par with the top debaters to add to the success of the junior team which was judged winner of the series. Patsy Takemoto and Thomas McCabe were auto- matically chosen the outstanding debaters of the series for the- Varsity team. Earl Robinson and Ivalee Haus were the other two selected to the Varsity. Elaborating on the topic Should the United States Control the Piicijic IsLinds. Alfred Laureta, junior, won the Berndt Extemporaneous Oratorical Contest. Earl Robinson Kenneth Nagata BOARD OF DEBATE AND FORENSICS sophomores took an early lead ami were tleluiitely all out to win the championship. The soph affir- mative duo of Marian Ellis and Patsy Takemoto were major threats to their opponents. The frosh team, despite its inexperience, put up a challenging light and came out with two ties and two losses. Coached by Alfred Laureta, former Varsity de- bater, and inspired by Thomas McCabe, the sensa- tion of the series, the juniors emerged easy victors over the soph combination of Earl Robinson and Artluir Gamache. Apparently a master of economic problems, McCabe paced the floor while he ver- f I i Alfred Laureta .... Berndt Extemporaneous Robert Kiyabu . . . second in Oratorical jsrr - 1 1 Home- Economics Building in pictur- esque setting. Caroline Dizon Clara Funasaki Tommy Kaulukukui 1 ■% .. h 100 Calvin Ontai Dr. A. Grove Day Mrs. Elizabeth Carr Elbert Yee Board of Publications The duties of the Board of Publications include the transaction of all affairs connected with ASUH publications. It has the power to make contracts for Ka Leo and Ka Palapula as well as the authority to appoint the editors and business managers of the two publications. Besides Ka Leo and Ka Palapala, student publi- cations this year included the ASUH Student Direc- tory edited by Amy Higashihara and the Student Handbook edited by Marian Joy. In the second semester, the BOP decided to publish Ka Leo twice a week for the school year 1946-47 instead of the regular one issue. The BOP rounded up its year ' s work by making the following appointments for 1946-47: Helen Geracimos, Ka Leo editor; Amy Higashihara, Ka Palapala editor; Ruth Murashige, Ka Leo business manager; Itsuyo Sahara, ASUH Student Directory editor; and Melvin Nagasako, Student Handbook editor. Bessie Toishigawa Jennie Yoshioka Ray Higuchi Geraldine Tom i Bessie Toishigawa Ka Leo began its first post-war year with nearly an all-women staff — including the men ' s sports editor. Bessie Toishigawa, conscientious boss lady of the Voice of Hawaii, prodded the phlegmatic stu- dent body with her timely editorials. Helen Geracimos was the competent news editor. Laura June Torres, Jeanette Schumacher, Mew Sunn Chock, Julie Brannen, Alice Yoshimori, Margaret Yamato, Laola Hironaka, Irene Crivello, Elmer Cravhalo, and Helen Au helped editor Helen keep the paper ticking with the latest news. Working with Feature Editor Margaret Chinen were Janet Alter, Helen Uyematsu, Evelyn Won, Sumiko Nakamoto, Alice Fujikawa, and Paul De- vone. Laola Hironaka scooped feature interviews with Manager Frank " Lefty ' O ' Doul of the San Francisco Seals and with Earl M. Finch. The addi- tion of veteran Yutaka Nakahata, who conducted the column. 67 . . . Post Mortem with the help of Ted Tsukiyama. gave punch to Ka Leo. Ka Leo Helen Geracimos M.irijaret Chinen Ran Iwa.saki Hawaii iff- Jennie Yoshioka Btrnice Wong, capable socitty editor, left to do practice teaching and was replaced by petite Ann Tsutsumi. Chic Mary Samson with her red harle- quins was the right-hand man to editor Ann. Tcmoko Ohata and Ellen Kawamoto also buzzed with social gossip. Jean Iwasaki conducted sports page because the r.imy persiit.-d in taking each newly appointed men ' s sports editor. Jean handled her page com- mendably with kokua from Lorraine Ching, Tets Ushijima, Pet; Matsuoka, Johnny Lai, Mae Garden, Barbara Eb , Annette Tanji, and Reiko Takakuwa who wrct; the column Ruinhou Athletes at a Glance. Pete also worked out a column, lii the Sports Light, while Satoki Yamamoto, who joined the stafi ' during the second semester, conducted Jogging Around the Track Oval. Photographers Danny Pang and Albert Chong got hooked by the army and Ka Leo ' s old stand-by was Joe Dizon. Second semester addition to the photography staff was Timothy Eum. Left column: Bernice Wong Ann Tsutsumi Ruth Murashige Right column: Evelyn Murashige Janet Saito Ellen Minaai Sadako Nonaka Mew Sunn Chock Helen Au Evelyn Won Reiko Takakuwa Satoki Yamamoto Ellen Kawamoto Mary Samson The woman behind the scenes was Terue Uchi- gashima, proof-reader. Terue quietly trudged down every week to Paradise to read Ka Leo galley proofs. Also behind the scenes were old-timer Eddie Chong and Graduate Manager Elbert Yee, who patiently checked and helpfully criticized the paper. Business manager was Jennie Yoshioka, with Evelyn Murashige as assistant manager. Keeping Ka Leo out of the red was Ruth Murashige, adver- tising manager. Janet Saito was busy with circula- tion while Ellen Minaai took charge of exchanges. Typing out bills and seeing that Ka Leo reached all subscribers and handling general business duties were Beatrice Chong, Gene Matsuo, Yoshie Ihara, Rose Chun, Alice Tagawa, Nobue Kuwada, Yasuko Hokama, Elizabeth Fujioka, Beverly Nakatani, Florence Kakisako, Yuriko Nagoshi, Beatrice Matsumoto, Janet Chock, Ruth Funaki, Sadako Nonaka, and Satsuki Kozaki. Helen Lim managed the filing of cuts. But it wasn ' t all work . . . Christmas was celebrated by the staff members at Lang Ting ' s chop sui house at Waikiki. The party was complete with an attractive Christmas tree, gifts and plenty of carolling. After the dinner, guests saw Pride of the Alar ' nies at the ' Waikiki theater. The year was climaxed by a publications banquet held at La Hula Rhumba, together with members of the Ka Palapala staff and the Board of Publi- cations. Staff member Alice Yoshimori takes ribbing from friends for her prize winning Had To Write It, Emma . . . Lorraine Ching Margaret Yamato Yoshie Ihara Tomoko Ohata Janet Chock Yutaka Nakahata Tets Ushijima Johnny Lai Laola Hironaka Beverly Nakatani Terue Uchigashima Yasuko Hokama Alice Tagawa Sumiko Nakamoto Irene Crivello 105 THE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY accommoilatcs an extensive accumulation of over 164,000 bound volumes and over 381,000 unbound volumes — its growth is unparallel by any library in other universities of comparable size — late emphasis in the Pacific accentuates the import of the Oriental Institute collection — " 1 -■i CLASSES 1946 f r Sophomores fichie Maehara Keniie With full intentions of having a finger in every pie on the campus, the Class of ' 48 was back in school in September with renewed vigor and a kaleidoscopic program to insure all-out participa- tion in ASUH activities. Either by chance or good fortune, all three colleges of the University were represented by the officers elected in May of the previous term. Always willing to do this " Kennessine " bit of entertaining as well as hard work was President Kenneth Nagata from TC. A charming social leader who planned the Freshman Welcome Dance, the Holoku Ball and the ASUH May Day Program was Vice- President lone Rathburn from TC. Versatile swim- ming star, Michic Ma ehara, an Arts and Science student was secretary uhilc Patsy Takemoto, co- manager of the Victory Bond Drive and a student in Applied Science, held the purse-strings of the class as treasurer. The councillors appointed in November were: Marian Lake, Reiko Takakuwa, Margaret Wesscl, Shizue Kuwahara, Earl Robinson, and Roy Hirokawa. Numbering a vengeful 303, the Sophs eagerly awaited the traditional IVosh initiation. However, a new ruling, " No bodily contact, " invoked unex- pectedly by President Sinclair put a crimp in their plans. Temporarily stopped, the Sophs were forced to repress their scalping activities. However, during the last few days of Freshman Week when the Frosh were cockily thinking, " This is a cinch, " hazing flared up suddenly and violently in front of Farrington Hall after Anthropology 150. As soon as the instructor left the class, beady-eyed Sophs .. S H covered all exits and turned a firehose on all who dared to come out. The bewildered neophytes were compelled to take a drenching or go without lunch. Thoroughly soaked and with nothing to lose, the Frosh staged a counter-attack and a tug-of-war ensued. The youDger set almost succeeded in master- ing the situation, but the Sophomores rallied in time to emerge triumphant — but wet! The Freshmen Welcome dance was given by the second-year students at the end of the week as a peace offering, and the first-year greens accepted willingly. Aware of its responsibility in community welfare, the class collaborated with TC Club in sponsoring the Victory Chest Drive in October. Led by Kenneth Nagata, the solicitors egged the school on to meet its quota. The Holoku Ball, next on .schedule, was held on December 15. In a restful Hawaiian atmosphere, members of all classes relaxed from second six-week exam strains and turned their attention from flirting with books to flirting — period. The inevitable draft had eliminated a number of standout athletes such as Richard Mamiya, Juji Hanada, George Hong, and Jim Araki. However, Earl Robinson, a wiz in tennis; Roy Hirokawa, baseball ace; Larry Matsuo, Andrew Seki, and Stanley Kim, basketball stars; and Stanley Kimura. a promising swimmer; ably represented the Sophs in sports. The star of stars was George Oakley, sensational trackster, who bettered the long stand- ing lOO-yard dash record of 10.1 seconds by .1 second and also won the 220, 440, and the high J 08 1946 Patsv Takcmoto Rov Hiriikaw.i, Martiarct Wcsscl. Rciko Takakuwa, Earl Robinson. Jump. The parodoxical fact was that in spite of Oakley ' s unprecedented performance, the class placed third in the inter-class meet. Sports seemed to be a natural for Sophomore women. Prominent on the Varsit} ' swimmint; team were: Esther Mukai, who established a new record for the junior 150-yard individual medley; Michie Maehara, and Reiko Takakuwa. The class also boasted Viola Tracy, Barbara Eby, and Eleanor Albao — all-around athletes whose prowess inspired confidence in their teammates. Much of the credit for winning the championship in the inter-class touch football tournament goes to them. It was in one of these spirited frays that referee " Pancho " Devone, with visions of ambulance, swore that his hair had turned gray. The tennis team of Matsuko Kuwahara, Janet Chock, Barbara Eby, Viola Tracy, Alice Cameron, Eleanor Albao, and Charlotte Aspuria, tied for first place with the much experienced Seniors. According to the previous accounts, the impres- sion is that Sophomore women were all muscle- bound. Athletically inclined or not, the girls had ' huba-huba " qualities. Helen Geracimos (Cauca- sian beaut} ' queen), Alice Cameron, Alice Brude- nell, Marion Joy, Michie Maehara, Chic Nishimura, Jane Fujii, Florence Kakisako, Sarah Sato, Joanne Sakai, Margaret Wessel, Marian Ellis, Lorraine Ching, Almira Ahn, Kyang Hi Moon, Evelyn Choi, and Ruby Wong were all contestants in the Ka Palapala Beauty Contest. These with Harriet Holt, ASUH May Day queen, gave a fellow reason to be a he. Another field that Sophomores insisted on clut- tering up was journalism. Ka Leo found newsy Sophs right down its staff list. Helen Geracimos, news editor; Margaret Chinen, feature editor; Ann Tsutsumi, society editor; Jean Iwasaki, sports editor; Ruth Murashige, advertising manager; Janet Saito, circulation manager; Ellen Minaai, exchange man- ager; and Reiko Takakuwa, author of the breezy column, " Rainbow Athletes at a Glance. " A big job done well was the Victory Bond drive in March. Under the co-chairmenship of Patsy Takemoto and Earl Robinson, the class collected the unexpected sum of $6,990, tripling the goal. Rhetorics was not an unknown art to the Sophs with Misao Oyama winning the ASUH oratorical contest. She also placed first in the Statehood Letter Contest and was awarded a trip to the Volcano House. Winning rv o of the four places of honor on the Varsity Debate team in May were Earl Robinson and Patsy Takemoto. Alert in YWCA affairs were Evelyn Tara, elected president in February, and Jean Yamauchi, chair- man of the Individual and Living committee. The Sophs have come through . . . m m • " H •« - »■%■ - .v ' •v- Oh boy, did we give it to them! Hc ' Froshies. freeze! Sophomore Joanne cools nerves before making stage ap- pearance . . . Margaret, thinking she ' s smoking the same bi ' tt. unmindfully gul 5 . . . ▲ Juniors I Beatrice Nosse Jane Okamoto Chosen as the most active class on the campus the year before, 200 of the class returned in Sep- tember with plenty of experience and ambitious plans. With popular and pretty Jean McKillop as their president, the class assumed its new ro ' .e as part of the " upper " strata together whh the Seniors. Class Prexy Jean, having served as class secretary during her freshmen year and having participated in innumerable ASUH activities during her Sopho- more year, took reign with accumulated abilities at her command. In spite of her heavy duties as secretary of HYD she dexterously managed the Junior class. Helping Jean were unassuming Beatrice Nosse, vice-president; and untiring Jane Okamoto, secretary. Evelyn Murashige, TC Club president, handled accoun ts of the class and was instrumental in keeping the class out of the red. The officers met early in the year aful selected as their class councillors: Lorna Bowen, Victor Mori, Joseph Dizon, Yoshio Yamaguchi, Peggy Ishida, and Harris Suyama. Firm in the belief that organized recreation stimulates social maturity, this comopolite council of brain-trusts aidid the officers in tlie planning and coordinating of Jimior functions. On December 16, 1943, the class picnicked at Hanauma Bay from 2:00 to 9:30 p ni. Although less came than was planned for by chairman Victor Mori, those present en ' oyed the dance and the evening swim. The next successful class affair was the Valentine Dance on February 16. The chief attraction of the dance was the coronation of the Queen-of-the- Hearts Jean McKillop, on a throne set against a huge glittering silvery heart. The queen, graci- ously accepted the crown from President Gregg M. Sinclair. Attendants Cynthia Chun and Margaret Kurisu added to the perfect harmony of the decora- tions which drew compliments from those present. The council met in March to discuss and lay preliminary plans for the tr.iditional Junic r Prom. Amiable Tetsuro Ushijima, elected to coordinate the prom committee, found capable assistants in Judith Ito and Emily lizaki. The date of the elaborate Prom which had been scheduled for the I Stli of May was later moved to the 17th in order to have the Esquires play. Juniors on the Real Dean Selection Committee bickered for weeks on the nominations and hnally presented its findings and selections to the ASL ' H (Council for approval. Chairman of the commit- tee, Kenneth Nagata, defended the committee ' s selection eloquently. On the track oval, the Juniors emergeil triumph- ant. With athletes like Stanley Chow, Clifford Kuba, Ted Tsukiyama, Bernard Yim, Victor Mori, 112 1946 Class Councillors: Left tot, ir ' ---Yoshio Yan,aguch7 ' " " ■ ' " ' ' " ' ' " Z " - S Tetsuro Ushijima, Alfred Laureta, and Wadsworth Yee, the Juniors claimed the Bert Hooper Track Trophy with 61 points. Outstanding on the team was Wadsworth Yee, brilliant middle distance negotiator, whose last lap sprints added color to the meet. Rose Kamuri, Gene Matsuo, Thelma Au, Gracie Mae Chang, Sarah Kaya, and Yaeko Ogata were the salients in the Junior class ' s bid for WAA honors. The galaxy of Junior leaders ran. Presidents: Calvin Ontai, ASUH; Hazel Ikenaga, AWS; Alana Wong, Te Chih Sheh; Margaret Young, Yang Chung Hui; Rose Kamuri, Commerce Club; Mil- dred Ching. Phi Lambda Chi; and Joseph Dizon, Christian Club. And there was Amy Higashihara, Contest Editor of Ka Palapala; Vivian Ching, ASUH Secretary; Bessie Toishigawa, Ka Leo Editor; Ralph Toyota, Chairman of ASUH State- hood Committee; and Nathalie Smith and Kei- chiro Yamato, ASUH representatives on Governor Ingram Stainback ' s Statehood Committee. Thus, the class of 1947, augmented by stalwart veterans concluded the year with higher goals envisaged for the coming year. 113 That big? Pretzels — Outuoinp ASUII Prcxy Ontai passes gavel to the 1947 boss, Wailsworth ' cx. Ontai was second iunior to he- coiiie ASUH president. JMiM m Turk Toyota, the trigger jerk junior, too. and he ' s a InU-rchss track champs-Back row: Satoru - ., Anzai. Johnny Naunui, Alfred Laureta, Don- ald Joe, Hironobu Hino (trainer), Tetsuro l-shijima (manager). Fro«t rozc: Tosh.yuk. . Nakasone and Calvin Ontai. ■ ' .■- . V» £ ' ■ ' 1 lors Geraldine Tom Ellen Miller With President Consuelo Olivas at the helm, the Seniors played a very active part in campus life this year. Alth()ut;h they entered as freshmen in 1942 and found a phlegmatic student body as well as a paucity of student activities, the Seniors will leave the campus with the satisfaction of knowing that through their efforts the ASUH was set definitely on its course to recovery. Without belittling the con.scientious efforts of the other seniors, nine Seniors were selected as Real Deans for their un- selfish four years ' contribution to the ASUH. The Seniors contributed their share of fighting men in World War II. Yutaka Nakahata and Stanley Chow were in the China-Burma-India theatre of operations, while James Kamo, Paul Nishimura, " Sus " Yamamoto, and Harry Shiroma fought in the ETO with the famed 442nd Infantry Regiment. Kimball Chun and Francis Kauka were stationed on various islands in the Pacific. A kaleidoscopic view of their activities shows that . . . ... In December, the Seniors sponsored the New Year ' s Eve Dance. The affair was an overwhelm- ing success, and the proceeds filled the coffers of the class treasury to help defray the expenses of graduation. ... In January, the Seniors took charge of the March of Dimes Drive on the campus in conjunc- tion with the national drive for persons stricken with infantile paralysis. ... In February, after the nerve-racking week of finals for the first semester, the class held a picnic on the beautiful estate of Kamokila Campbell in Ewa. Those who got there on trucks envied the " bourgeoisie " who managed to find seats on private cars, for the trek was long and trying with the bumps. . . . During class week, the Seniors put out a daily KA LEO edited by Yutaka Nakahata with Jennie Yoshioka as business manager. The paper not only delineated the events of the day and fea- tured outstanding class members, but also included innervating editorials, which advocated " clear cut " programs for the ASUH. ... In the field of sports, the Seniors obtained their share of championships. The Seniors annexed the 5 ' 6 " volleyball crown, and also won the Novice Basketball Championship. Outstanding athletes of the class were Kimball Chun, assistant track coach; Hajime Kamo, intcrclass wrestling champ of 1940- il ; and Francis Kauka, who was a four year letter- man in swimming and football before the war. . . . The Senior girls copped first place in tennis. They were also active in volleyball, baseball, and bowling. The roster of feminine athletes include Consuelo Olivas, Beatrice Chong, Charlotte Wong, Yaeko Shigezawa, and Nora Ikeda. . . . Paul Na kamura, chairman of the Board of Debate and Forensics, and Norman Ueda repre- 116 1946 Kathcnne Kuwahara Shicko Okazaici Ji iin Ono E iko Kikudome Paul Nakamura 1. sented the Seniors in the ASUH Oratorical Contest and the Berndt Extemporaneous Oratorical Contest. . . . The Seniors were well represented in the Theatre Guild. Business Manager Lani Chang, Charlotte Wong, Geraidine Tom, Nobuko Kaneda, and Consuelo Olivas were instrumental in resus- citating the organization, which was inactive during the war. ... In the field of journalism, the work of Jennie Yoshioka, Yutaka Nakahata, Clara Funasaki, Caro- line Dizon, editor of KA LEO in 1944-45, Dorothy- Goo, campus representative for MADEMOISELLE, and Raymond Higuchi, editor of the 1946 KA PALAPALA has been noteworthy. Yutaka Nakahata was elected by the Seniors to deliver the Ivy Oration, while speakers chosen to represent the three colleges were Florence Ching, applied science; Jean Ono, teachers college, and Clara Funasaki, arts and sciences. The traditional tea was given in honor of the graduating class by President and Mrs. Sinclair at Arcadia, the home of former Governor and Mrs. Walter Frear. Hawaiian Town was the scene of the elaborate Senior Banquet. The Baccaulaureate Service was held at St. Andrew ' s Cathedral, with Bishop Kennedy as speaker. The climax of four years of college was the commencement at the Arthur L. Andrews amphi- theatre on June i 1 . Being the first class to graduate after World War II, the class of ' 46 will go into the community as alert and active citizens with a fuller understanding of their responsibilities in this world. 117 Connie hands Yee the Senior Class gift — the receipt for a handsome radio for Heinenway Hail lounge. j: The Senior Picnic — King Frankfurter never loses — but magnetic Yukio is always there too. The Fujimoto sisters are sound char- acters — no dough involved in this game. Honest . . . ft Waiting at the brim of the Pacific for the men to return. ' 119 V T " Clara Funasaki Caroline Dizon Yutaka Nakahata Real Deans For their four years of unselfish services to the ASUH YUTAKA NAKAHATA . . . launched his extra-curricular activities as a Fresh councillor and a reporter on Ka Leo. His accumulated services include: Ka Leo sports editor, managing editor, and associate editor; junior class president; senior class president; corresponding secretary of the VVV; student secretary of the YMCA; member of the statehood committee and editor of the Senior editions of Ka Leo which were issued daily during senior class week. CAROLINE DIZON . . . deserves credit for contributing immensely towards the revival of Ka Leo as a weekly. Under her Ka Leo resumed its active circulation on the campus. During her sophomore year, Caroline served as Feature Editor of Ka Leo. A major in Education, she has selected to work in the Philippines. CLARA FUNASAKI . . . has a wide range of activities accredited to her name. She was ASUH secretary and Ka Leo business manager during her junit)r year. A member of Hui Pookela, woman ' s honorary society, Clara was elected into Phi Kappa Phi society. She plans to specialize in psychiatric social work in the future. CONSUELO OLIVAS . . . popularly known as " Connie " has been one of the most active women on the campus. Her record of activities include: senior class president, sophomore class secretary. Public Affairs Committee chairman of the YWCA, and member of Sociology Club and Hui liwi. She was chairman of the March of Dimes campaign and the Philippine Clothing Relief Drive. STANLEY CHOW ... A former lieutenant in the China-India-Burma theater of war, Stanley has been a key figure in ASUH activities. His services include: sopho- more class treasurer, junior class vice-president, ASUH councillor, member of Peng Hui, and president of the YMCA. Stanley Chow Consuelo OlWas JEAN ONO . . . started her services to the ASUH as freshman class secretary in 1942. During her junior year, she also served as class secretary. Being an active YWCA member, she helped to put over the WSSF campaign on the campus. A member of Hui Pookela, Jean was ASUH councillor and a member of the senior council. She was elected into Phi Kappa Phi honorary society. NOBUKO KANEDA ... has unselfishly devoted many hours to ASUH activities. As chairman of the Community Service committee of the YWCA, Nobuko introduced the Red Cross work among YW girls during the war years. She extended hei services out into the community by organizing leaders for the Moiliili Community Organization. She was also a member of the Theater Guild. MASAKO MORI ... has done outstanding work in the University YWCA as chairman of the Membership Committee during her sophomore and junior years. Later she was elected president of the organization and took the responsibility of leading 450 girls on the campus. She was also a member of the Hui Pookela. PEGGY YORITA . . . Peggy has served as president of the AWS during her junior year and of the Hui Pookela during her senior year. Also active in YWCA work, she was chairman of the Religion and Worship committee during her junior year. Nobuko Kaneda Masako Mori ' -9 Peggy Yorita .i DORIS FUJIE ARAKAWA Haiku. Maui Dental Hygiene RAYMOND GF.ORGE ASMAR Honolulu Economics Theatre GuiKl 1 Varsity Football 2 Varsity Soccer 1 LANI J. O. Honolulu Sociology S. CHANG ASUH Councillor 4 Bus. Mgr. Social Process 4 FLORENCE KAM HO CHING Honolulu Home Economics MARGERY JEAN BAILEY Honolulu Education A 1 m BEATRICE Y. M. CHONG Honolulu Sociology WAA Executive Bd. 3 Class Treas. 4 Sociology Club Exec. Bd. 4 Ka Leo 4 Ka Palapala 4 MARGARET S. AWA MURA Honolulu Secondary Education Treas. Hui Pookcla 4 Treas. AWS 3 Treas. YWCA 2 JOSEPH JAMES CARR Boise, Idaho Economics THELMA N. CHUN Honolulu History ALICE YUSOON CHUNG Honolulu Home Economics 1946 CAROLINF DIZON Honolulu Education K.i Uo 1,2: Editor i Bd. of Publications 4 DOROTHY MIYOKO DEAI Honohina, Hawaii Home Economics JUDITH HISAE DOUE Honolulu Vocational Home Economics BERNICE I. FUJIKAWA Honolulu Business Class Councillor 4 FUSAE FUJIMOTO Honolulu Dental Hygiene GRACE SHIZUKO FUJIMOTO Honolulu Sociolo,ijy OKOTO FUJIMOTO Kaliului, Maui Business SUMIE FUJIMOTO Honolulu Secondary Education MARY ASAE FUJITANI Honolulu Business DOROTHY MICHIKO FUKUHARA Honolulu Education 1916 CLARA ITSUE FUNASAKI Honolulu Psychology Sec. ASUH 3 Bus. Mgr. Ka Leo 3 YWCA Cuhint-t 2 Class Councillor 2 CHIYO ANNA MONOBE FURUKAWA Los Angclt-s, California Sociology DOROTHY S. Honolulu English F. GOO LILLIAN YURIKO HADANO Honolulu Medical Technology ISAO HAMADA Waipahu, Oahu Business SHINAKO HAMATAKE Honolulu Home Economics MARGARET SUMIE HARAKAWA Honolulu Sociology KAZUE HASHIMOTO Hawi, Hawaii Education YURIKO Makaweli, S(Kiology HAYASHI Kauai PRISCILLA POI MUN HEE Mana, Kauai History 1946 RA M(1ND KAZUTO HlGUCHl Wailuku, Maui Art Editor. Ka Palapala 4 Class Pres. 3 Board of Publications 3, 4 SUMIKO HIRANO Wahiawa, Kauai Education SACHHE HIROTSU Waipahu, Oahu Elementary Education HAZEL HISAKO HOKAMA Wailuku. Nfaui Elementary Education EIKO IJIRI Honolulu Education NORA YOSHINO IKEDA Honolulu Sociology ELIZABETH MOLLIE JAHRIES Honolulu Sociology SUM MOl KAM Lahaina. Maui Education jAMES KAMO Honolulu General Science KAZUE KAMISHITA Waimea. Kauai Education 1946 NOBUKO KANEDA Honolulu Sociology CHIYOKO KANESHIGE Kahului. Maui Business M1CH1K.U MAE KASAHARA Honolulu General Science WINIFRED SUMIKO KAWAMOTO Honolulu Elementary Education Sec. Hui Pookela 4 Director T. C. Club 3, 4 NANCY SUEKO KAWANO Honolulu Home Economics MAE NOBUKO KAVA Honolulu Vocational Home Economics EMIKO KIKUDOME Hakalau. Hawaii Home Economics Home Economics Club Treas. 3 Class Councillor 4 MAY KITAGAWA Pahala, Kau, Hawaii Elementary Education TOMIE KOJIMA Kapaa, Kauai Dental Hygiene I ' HYLLIS Y. S. KON Kohala, Hawaii Sociology 1946 HANAK.O KONDO Makaweli, Kauai Elementary Education GEORGE T. KUBOTA Honolulu Business MAE S. KUSHIYAMA Honolulu Education KATHERINE KUMIKO KUWAHARA Honolulu Sociology Class Councillor 4 PONG SOON LEE Wahiawa, Oahu Education LliONARD J I Honolulu General Science -A I AH HAU LEE Hakalau, Hawaii Elementary Education MARY CATHERINE LEES Honolulu En,i;lish Class Councillor 1, 2, 3 S.O.S.A. 3 Pres. Gamma Chi Sigma 3 EVA MAY JONG MOE LING Honolulu Secondary Education Ka Leo 2, 3, 4 Class Councillor 3 FLORENCE CHUNG HOW LOO Honolulu General Science 1946 SHIRLEY L. Honolulu Education LUKE ROSALli; Honolulu History LIN JUN LUM AUDREY T. Honolulu Art MAEDA ASANO ALICE MA5AK1 Waimea, Kauai Home Economics RICHARD KOMEI MASUDA Wailuku, Maui Sociology EDITH TAYEKO MATAYOSHI Hilo, Hawaii Elementary Education KIMIE MATSUI Wailuku. Maui Education CYNTHIA MISAO MATSUURA Honolulu Sociology Sociology Club Sec. 4 GERALDINE MIKARU H.ilaula. Hawaii Psychology ELLEN LOUISE MILLER Honolulu Sociology 1946 KANEKO MIVASHIRO Kapaa, Kauai General Science RUBY REIKO MIYASHIRO Honolulu Sociology Treas. Sociology Club 4 AYAKO MIZUKAMI Honolulu Sociology MASAKO BETTY MORI Honolulu Sociology Pres. YWCA 4 HELEN CHIYOME MURATA Honolulu Home Economics KIMIYO NAGATA Honolulu Art MUTSUE NAMBA Honolulu Home Economics MAUDE EMIKO NISHIKAWA Honolulu Business Pres. WAA 4 Pres. Commerce Club 3 WAA Exec. Bd. 3 HIROKO NOJIMA Honolulu Elementary Education DORIS NITTA Honolulu Sociology 1946 CAF ()LVN KIMIKO OGATA Honolulu English TPIKO OGAWA Wahiawa. Oahu Hoiiii.- Economics BLANCHE YONEKO OHARA Hilo, Hawaii Sociology CAROL SACH1I-; OHARA Pearl City, Oahu Vocational Home Economics SHILKO OKAZAKJ Hakalau, Hawaii Vocational Home Economics Class Councillor 3, 4 HARUKO OKIMOTO Kealakekua, Hawaii History MICHIE OKINAKA Kapaa, Kauai Education KIKUYO OKABE Honolulu Education CONSUELO MIGUEL OLIVAS Waimea, Kauai Sociology Class Pres. 4 JEAN SUMIKO ONO Honolulu Secondary Education (lass Sec. 1, 3 ASUH Councillor 3 19-46 VIOI.HT KHULEI PALAMA K.ilahci), Kauai Primary Eilucation NANl A. S. PANG Honolulu Sociology Pres. Sociology Club 4 IDA MAE PAVAO Honolulu Education AL ' DRIE FRANCES PECK Honolulu History BETTY UMEYO SAITO Waialua, Oahu Home Economics lANE. HARUE SAITO Wailuku, Maui Primary Education MYRTLE H. SASAKI Lahaina, Maui General Science SARAH SETSUE SATO Waialua, Oahu Primary Education VIOLET SEU Honolulu Literature MOLLY K. T. SHELL Honolulu Secondary Education 1946 GEORGE SHIBANO Wahiawa, Oahu Civil Engineering Pres. Engineering Club 4 YAEKO SHIGEZAWA Wailuku, Maui Psychology Ka Leo 1 Ka Palapala 1, 4 Class Councillor 4 MARIE MARHH SHIMIZU Honolulu General Science MORRIS SniKl SHINS ATO Wahiawa. Oahu History ROBERT MITCHELL STERNBERG Chicago, Illinois Business JANET KAZUE SUGIMOTO Paia, Maui Elementary Education HARUMI MIRIAM SUMI Paia, Maui Business LYDIA BINGHAM SUTHERLAND Honolulu English CAROL MIYO SUZUKI Honolulu Business AW ' S Councillor 4 DORA CHWO TAD A Honolulu Sociology 1946 ELLEN SACHIYE TAGUCHl Hilo, Hawaii ElcniL-ncary Education SUMIKO TAKANO Honolulu Home Economics LAURA M. TAKEUCHI Pearl City, Oahu Secondary Education LESLIE KIVOMI TAMARU Hilo, Hawaii Elementarv Education NATSU TAMASHIRO Kapaa, Kauai Primary Education ROSE YIN YOOK TAN Honolulu Hlementarj ' Education LILLIAN SUENO TANIMOTO Honolulu Home Economics BERNICE TATEISHI Paia, Maui Education Sec. Home Economics Club 4 RUTH AKIKO TODA Honolulu Psychology HOSHIE TOKUHAMA Aiea, Oahu Elementary Education 1946 GERALDINE Y. K. TOM Honolulu Sociology ASUH Councillor 4 Bd. of Publications 4 Ka Palapala 3 Class Vice-Pres. 4 MARY UlLANI Y. Honolulu ScK ' iology S. TYAU NORMAN YOSHITO UEDA Honolulu Business Prcs. Commerce Club 3 MIRIAM M. USUI Honolulu Elementary Education OI.IVE PATIENCE WALKER Honolulu English KAZUE WATANABE Honolulu ElcniLntary Education Class Councillor 3 ROSE LEE WHANG Honolulu Sociology ALANA WAl LAN WONG Honolulu History BERN ICE WONG W ' ailuku, Maui Education CHARLOTTE Ol QUON WONG Honolulu Sociology 1946 BKRNICi; KISAKO VAMAGATA llakalau, Hawaii Elementary F.tlucation SATOKI YAMAMOTO Honokohua, Maui rilucation Varsity Track 1, 2, 3, 4 Ka Leo 4 Ka Palapala 4 RUTH KIMIKO YAMASAKI Honolulu History HOPE H. C. YEE Honolulu Elementary Education PEARL MU JUNG YIM Honolulu Elementary Education DORIS SUMIKO YOMEN Honolulu General Science PEGGY HIROKO YORITA Honolulu Business Pres. AWS 3 Pres. Hui Pookela 4 YWCA Cabinet 3, 4 Ka Palapala 1 SEI YOSHIMURA Honolulu General Science AILEEN YOUNG Honolulu Primary Education BETTY KUI KEAO ZANE Pahala, Kau. Hawaii Home Economics Pres. Home Economics Club 3 1946 In ii milieu of peace once cv iiiii, the gvadiiatiii ' class of 1946 inarches up the verdant outdoor sta; e of the Andrews Theater t(r receive their degrees. These were the students who spent four years in intense study while the world was in the grips of a deadly con- flict . . . men and women who realized that democracy cannot long endure without an educated and enlightened citizenry . . . young citizens who kept the lamp of learning burning brightly during the dark years of the xvar . . . If facial expressions, hands and some interesting-looking feet can tell the story — here it is! The gals on the edge of the stage seem happy about who ' s winning, but take a gander at the couple just below the dangling foot — wonder who the gal is " ah-ing " for; and as for the guy, he seems ready to " play dead " any moment now. Now move your eyeballs a little to the left and marvel on the Kuykendal brothers — Delman and Dick — • some sprawling. This photo should have been sound tracked, right? AlthoiiL ' h forced to suspend many varsity sports because of spasmodic departures of men students for the armed forces, the athletic department main- tained a wide variet} ' of intramural and extra- curricula sports competition. For both men and women the department of physical education has always provided a pro- t;ram offering the keenest and most extensive participation. This year the inllux of women into the various fields of sports activities very noticeably paralleled their dcmination of ASUH activities. The Women ' s Athletic Association, under the capable leadership of Hester Kong, carried on with throttles open. The emphasis, however, was still largely on intramural competition. Though the man shortage rocked previous dreams, the Deans managed to field a formidable basketball team in the Junior AAU League. The familiar cry of " Fight, team fight! " was missed by all. Students bemoaned the loss of the colorful football games when the University ' s gridiron machine was suspended for the duration. Sports ' 45 Uli.lXS -ISutlom ivw. Ictt to right: Juji Ilanaila. 1 " ; Richard Oniura, F; Richard Maniiya. G; David, G; Edwin Mookiiii. F; Edwin Lee, G. ' " o i ru; ; Toby Hatanaka, scorer; Shoso Fujinioto, C; Osainu Nakamiira, G; I.arry Matsiio. F: Frank Man, G; Alfred Yce, F; George Taiiaka, man- aKer. Missimj from picturf: Howanl Heidiam, C: Robert Chuck, C; Joe Tom. F; and James Araki, F. Basketball The Deans ' green antl white casaba five wound up their regular scries in the Junior A.A.U. Basketball League with five wins and three losses. The Rainbows qualified for the round-robin series but suffered two losses in the play-olT to lose the basketball bauble. The floor artists meshed the hoops for a season ' s total of } A2 points to the opponents ' 270. Robert Chuck and Juji Hanada were the offensive threats while Joseph Tom and Richard Mamiya played consistent defensive games for the college quintet. Bert Chan Wa and his cohorts introduced for the first time the spectacular one-thrcc-one defense. Throughout the season this defense baffled and bottled up the opposi- tion. Head Mentor Chan Wa and manager George Tanaka employed fast breaks to capitalize against their taller adversaries. -- ' " ' =;;f::r:?;s- 140 IN ' IRA-MURAL rill.- intr.i-inural b.isk(.fball toiirnaiiKiit ciulctl with the hit;hly .uit;nicntcd I ' rcshiiicn teams takiiit; top honors in all three divisions. In the fast open lield the Frosh Open team took the title unequivocall) ' . l " he Frosh A duplicated this in the intermetliate leat;iie and the Frosh C was crowned undisputed champs in the novice class. J. Tom, II. Yamanc, E. Rocha, R. Kam, H. Benham, and J. Hanada shone in the open leaL;ue. L. Matsuo, R. Omura, S. I ' ujimoto, T. Ebesu, F. Mau, and J. Araki fous;ht for top berths in the intermediate league. In the novice compct tion S. Ikeda, T. Shimada, and T. Hitja played outstandini; tjames. Th ' ' « h for the rebound-, oops ■d ■ ;,,• Set Frankic Pw ' " " ' " ' " - - d Don Budge. Lf ' " ' , ■ , President Sinclair, . ' Two of America ' s foremost tennis artists, Don Budge and Frankie Parker, gave a thrilling exhibition before a large student crowd. Tall, lanky, loose-muscled Budge masterfully slammed and artfully placed his shots to defeat the taut-muscled Parker in two straight sets. Budge consistently worked his way to the net to place his shots, and the ease in which he accom- plished the difficult advance to the vantage position left the 4()() enthusiastic spectators talking about it for days. Parker, one time National AAU Singles Champ, proved that he was an ace in his own right with his brilliant retaliation in the second set. The match was scheduled through the untiring effort of Miss May Gay, acting head of the phj ' sical education department, as part of the program to invite numerous sport stars to the campus. Front row: M;il]fl Nishik;uv:i, Hester Kong, Nora Ikeda, Mulsumi Takainura; second row: Hilda Matsumoto, Bessie Toishigawa. Keiku Takakuwa, Doris Arakawa; back row: Maude Nishik.iwa, Martha Nitta. Mrs. LaVerne Bennett, Thelma Au. WAA To enrich the students ' collcsje life by arousing in academic minds an active in- terest in sports, the Women ' s Athletic As- sociation carried through a well planned program of intra-mural sports. Executive officers of the organization were: Hester Kong, president; Mutsumi Takamura, vice-president; Nora Ikeda, sec- retary; Mildred Iwanaka, eligibility chair- man; and Mrs. La Verne Bennett, adviser. Outstanding women athletes who re- ceived gold medals at the annual " WAA banquet were: Volleyball, Hope Yee and Viola Tracy; swimming. Chic Miyamoto and Hester Kong; baseball, Nora Ikeda and Millie Iwanaka; bowling, Esther Chang and Martha Nitta; ping pong, Mabel and Maude Nishikawa; badminton, Matsuko Kuwahara and Hester Kong; basketball, Barbara Eby and Thelma Au; and archery, Jerry Mikaru and Yaeko Shigezawa. 143 Aquacade The WAA uquacade. originally sclicdukd tu t.ikc place in January was postponed to May because of unfavorable weather and a shortatje of participants. Hester H. Mattox who left for the mainland in the meantime was aptly replaced by Barbara Silverman as the of the WAA sub-committee in chart;e of the aqua-festival. Under Barbara ' s untirint; efforts plans to incorporate an interpretation of Hawaii in the water paijeant were developed. On May Day a capacity student assemblasje squeezed onto the bleachers at the swimming pool and witnessed feminine pulchritude at its best. The throng heartily applauded the formations and rhythmic swimming done with artistic precision by the women. From all standpoints the 1945 Aquacade was a great success and to Barbara and Mrs. Laverne Bennett go the credit for a masterful job of conditioning the aquabelles. XI- c wattT waltz • 4 ' -}■ ( 1 ■ ' ■.: ' ■ i i 9- r tK- shortage T., n nv.scWs arc softeoe. - - , . ,.f n- ' t cnrm ts was a oi.A for " t c ■• 1 ' ' . 4 . Ji.,. L The wagon wheel Kazue Watanabe frolics with confidence. My, my . . . (NC) I ' lcetfoot Jean, Barbara, and Lei Rainbow Relays The most colorful of all track events in the Territory, the 19th Annual Rain- bow Carnival Track Meet was run in superb fashion by the ASUH at Cooke Field. Numerous outstanding island track talents plus spikesters from the armed forces patricipated. The carnival was hi-lighted by the coronation of Barbara Eaves as Queen of the Day. With her two attendants, brunette Jean McKillop and red-headed Lei Manley, the blonde Queen pre- sented awards to the winners. The blue ribbon event of the day was the Hemenway four-mile relay named in honor of Charles R. Hemenway. The Citywide AA captured this event by a wide margin from a fast held of hve teams. Participation of such nationally known standouts as Bob Peoples of the Navy and John Yonaker of the Marines added zest and color to the meet this year. invimm ' k " - ,i u •- ■ -• 1 - ra , ' % Home camp of the Rainbows, the UH quintet . invited to play in Madison Square in 1947. Atliletics rfgained a step toward pre-war status this year. The resumption of such varsity sports as track, tennis, swimming, and baseball, abandoned since December 7, 1941, was the true indication. Only our gridiron eleven was still missing from the varsity picture. Varsity swimming was spurred by the appoint- ment of the nationally famed Soichi Sakamoto of Maui to our coaching staff. All eyes turned to swimming, and throughout the season the expectant public glued its attention to the University aqua- world. Thomas Kaulukukui, our football mentor who went off to the wars, came back to Manoa to pre- pare in fielding a powerful football aggregation for the coming 1947 season. Forty-five enthusiastic aspirants answered the call for spring training, and from all indications, the Manoans will be looking forward to a bang-up year. Track, tennis and basketball teams enjoyed a partially successful season. Sports 1946 jOk 1 Dr. Hubert Brown Hebden Porteus Dan Ainoa Dr. Chark-s Moore Board of Athletic Control With the return of pre-war sports activities on the campus, the Board of Athletic Control once more assumed its function as one of the most powerful ASUH committees in charge of the entire UH athletic program. The board accepted an invitation to play in a prc-season football game sponsored by the Aha Kokua O University to raise scholarship funds for deserving athletes. Members of the board also approved plans to send the University football team to the mainland in 1946 and send the swimming team in 1947. The board approved the College of the Pacific football game on November 1 at Stockton, Cali- fornia and a game with Fresno State College on November 1 I at Fresno, California. Representatives to the Hawaiian AAU appointed by the Board were: Dr. Hubert Brown, Tommy Kaulukukui, Dr. Bruce White, Edwin Mookini, and Calvin Ontai. The women ' s rifle team was formed as a minor sport for women with the approval of the Board. The varsity women ' s rifle team was reactivated in the second semester under the leadership of Marian Ellis. Members of the BAC were: Dr. Hubert Brown, chairman; Hebden Porteus, president of the alumni association; Dan Ainoa, alumni representative; Dr. Charles Moore, chairman of t he philosophy department; Tommy Kaulukukui, graduate man- ager and football coach; Dr. Bruce White, dean or student personnel; Calvin Ontai, ASUH presi- dent; Edwin Mookini and Donald Joe, student representatives. - - - ' V ' , r ; fl titsih s V, Varsity Track With a nucleus of four lettermen from the 1941 Hawaiian AAU championship team, the Varsity track team was fielded for the first time m four years. Lettermen who constituted the core of the team included half-miler Kimball Chun and milers Wadsworth Yee and Satoki Yamamoto who was elected captain. Alfred Laureta, hii;h jumper, was another letterman. Although Chun was unable to participate in the meets, he as- sisted Coach GeorL;e Tharp in a fervent drive to induce as many candidates as possible to try out for the team. Together, they uncovered and developed excellent prospects from the eager but inexperienced turnouts. Tt)mmy Kaulukukui, 19.t9-41 track coach, also helped the men on the field. Key man on the team was George Oakley, versatile sophomore sprinter and jumper. Ben Akana and Clarence Fong displayed speed and stamina in the 440 yard dash. George Duncan and Calvin . ,,. Evem l-ev . Vet Muns ' " ; „„ (assistant « an- , , „„ , left to ■• ' » ' ■ ' ■ ' l ' ontai Second «»•• en - " ; yama- l V va Daniel Chun, CaWn, Onta . , Chun (assistant »:- ' H=- " " =- ' ' ' ' " " ■ " George Oakle . ' ■ „,icl. andNVacls«orlh ee. Bert Hooper, Citywide ' s crack coach and well known distance runner, lends experienced hands . . . Captain Yamamoto Versatile George Oakley in another record attempt . . . Ontai developed into potent half-milers, while Osamu Fukuya ran the mile and 2-mile events. Melvin Letman. Howard Goss, Thomas Shintani, and Don McDiarmid entered the sprints. Field men were Justin Woods, Satoru Anzai, Charles Part} ' , Eveni Levi, and Brandt Hughes. In the triangular meet held on April 2 S, the Universit}- team lost to Citywide. Manana Naval Barracks trailed in third place. Oakley triumphed in the 44() yard dash and the broad jump, and tied for second in the high jump with teammate Alfred Laureta. Captain Yamamoto broke the tape to win the 880. Oakley, Yamamoto, Laureta, Woods. Hughes, and Ontai com- bined with Citywide to form the Oahu all-star team that defeated the Maui all-stars 74i i to 29? ' i at Kahului, Maui. In the 20th Annual Rainbow Relays, Cit}wide defeated Army Hj, and the Universit) ' . The 4-star event of the day was the mile relay. The UH quartet of Fong, Oakley, Akana, and Yee won with Oakley running a great second lap and with Yee ably meeting the challenge of the Army anchor man. Eight new records were established in the Territorial AAU championships on June 1, 1946. Oakley won the 200 meter low hurdles and placed second in the broad jump. Wadsworth Yee gave his usual, thrilling final spurt to place second in the 800 meter. Goss, Yamamoto, Laureta, Woods, Anzai, and Patty won places in the open individual events. In the novice division, Shifirani took the 200 meter low hurdles. Lctter-jacket-award winners were Oakley, Laureta. Yamamoto, Yee, Akana, Fong, Woods, Goss, Shintani, Anzai, Hughes, Ontai and Patty. Rainbow Relav.s Pat Weatherbee gun) .starts the menwav Mile . Queen ( with famed J T-ick ScUraeckr, — . H . U.nian,in Vaman-oU, Joe ' J„,,,, : Stanley buUiiro. Skirting right end . Making the most of the lack of equip- ment . . . the shadows are already deep . . . 1 " -4ft Football In October, 1945, football returned to tlic nation in pre-war splcnilor. Rut here in Manoa Valley, war-time conditions lim- ited our version to a 2 out of 3 games contest between the freshmen and the iipperclassmen. Thrills and excitement were plentiful as the scrappy I ' reshmen outscored the heavier upperclassmen in the first tussle — 12 to 6. Embarrassed by the defeat, the upper- classmen dui; into the turf in the second fray for a brilliant defensive victory — 7 to 0, In the final game, the return to standard time forced the teams to play in almost complete darkness in the last half. The successful aerial offensives employed by both both teams in the last frame was ironical. Sam Nakamura carried the ball for the first upperclassmen touchdown. The Frosh team came right back as Stanley Himeno skirted right end for a tally, and the con- version put them ahead 7 to 6. As darkness swept over the field, Stanley Kim pulled down a long wobbly pass from Kwan Hi Lim to tip the score 12 to 7. Conversion was good. But in the dying seconds of the game, a long cross-field touchdown heave from Joe Kuroda to Stanley Himeno clicked and the conversion gave the Freshmen a hair- pin margin of victory — 14 to 13. Ufpcrclassmcn — front row: William Chang. Lawrence Lau, Andrew Lee, Roger Lee, Alfred Yee, Tetsuro Ushi- jinia, William Smjthe, YounR Chun Shon, Daniel Whang, Satoru Anzai ; standing: Gilbert Fernandez, Cal- vin Ontai, Yukio Inagaki, Michael Okihiro, Elias Yadao, Stanley Kim, Donald Joe, Richard Masuda, Buddy Ku- wave. HcnjamiTi Akana, Francis Mau, and Pete Matsu- oka. . 5 , Chan ,Va Robert Hahn, AU«d ,,. Coach Bert nau - ee, AH ' ' ght. -oa Stanley ™ ' , Takesue. - ' = " , Andrew f- = ..,,(„,: Ed ' j rf Moo- n ' ffJrd Knha C-a " -« ' j Eddie F " " ' " " J;ty Matsuo, Henry Yamash.ta, « J- „ left to r ' gl " - " Yee. Francis Ma " ; ,„,„aKer). Yamamoto, Kim, Coach Chan Wa, Vatnashita, and Kara display the Waialua invitational championship trophy. Basketball After a rather slow .ind uneventful start in the Junior AAU League, the Deans picked up speed and barely missed the round robins. In the Waialua AC sponsored invitational tour- ney, the Deans romped home with the champion- ship trophy with three straight triumphs. Stellar additions to the regulars for this tourney were: Richard Mamiya, Donald Fong, Joe Tom, Harry Kahuanui, Paul Kim. Ronald Kiaaina. and Tommy Brown. The Greens first outscored Wailuku Sugar AC 54-40. The Maui hardwood floor artists played brilliantly for over three and a half quarters before succumbing to the drive of the Greens. Coach ( han Wa employed unit substitution and a man- to-man defense in wearing down the more experi- enced Maui hoopsters. In the second game the Deans routed the Pioneer Mill AC, another Maui team, 58-35. Mamiya ' s outstanding performance inspired the Deans into toppling the heretofore unbeaten Waia- lua quintet 5.v4() in the playoff tussle to basket the cage title. Baseball Considering the fact that the University ' s base- ball team entered the fast Honolulu Winter League with a roster of inexperienced players, its record of 3 wins and 4 losses is not only justifiable but commendable. The Deans, coached by Jesse James Kelly, was tagged " Whiz Kids " after they effectively bunted out a 7 to 2 victory over Chinen ' s Service Station. However, they were watched very closely in the following games and lost to the experienced Waia- lae team by the score of 1 1 to 2, and to a heavy hitting HAD team by a 9 to 1 score. Nevertheless, the UH was determined to be back in the pennant race and played zealously against the Vagabonds in a heartbreaker. The Deans lost in the second half of the 10th inning when the Vagabonds scored a run to tip the scale 9 to 8 in their favor. Front »■ ' :,■; , rtlnir Kiit)oi. manager; Stanley Himeno, OF; Taizo Miake. (.)F: Edwin Sato. 2H; Tim Vee. 3H. Second raze: Johnnie Lai. P; Sunni Knrnkawa, OF; Stanley Hioki. IB: .Mbert Morishigc, OF. Third row: .Stanley Fujiyama, C; Edwiti Higashino, OF; Jesse James Kelly, coach: William Vim, 3B; and Michael Shintani, OF. Missinii from l ictnrc: Sidney Levey. P; Larry Matsuo. SS; Roy Hirokavva. I ' : Richard Miyashiro. OF: Arthur Siu, scorer. Undiscouraged, the Deans came back to beat Waialua in the next game in another extra inning thriller, 12 to II. Entering the next game as underdogs to the Acme Brewers in one of the most exciting games of the series, the Deans played stubbornly for 13 innings. Himeno ' s clout over the Moiliili fence gave the University the deciding margin. This upset necessitated a rematch against the Acmes to deter- mine which team was to enter the championship round robin. The Acmes ' experience told in the second game as they pounded out a 22 to 12 victory to eliminate the University. 157 Varsity Swimming With th-j arrival of Coach Soichi Sakamoto of Maui lame as head tank mentor of the Collet;ians. the 1 946 Varsity swim squad enjoyed a banner season. The nucleus of the team was built around Charlie Oda and Robert Iwamoto, veterans of the 442nd Res imental Combat Team. These aqua-fame twins splashed their way to nLiinerous Hawaiian Open Championships. Oda was easily the outstanding swimmer of the two- night Hawaiian AAU Men ' s Indoor Championship held at Elizabeth Memorial Pool by copping the 100 yd., 200 yd., and iOO yd. freestyle events and swimming on two winning relay teams. Robert Iwamoto, up and coming protege of Coach Saka- moto established a new Hawaiian record of 5:44.9 seconds in the 440 yd. freestyle, Men ' s Junior Championship. Roy Kesner and Stanley Kimura, both novice swimmers, established themselves as strong con- tenders for future junior and senior events. Coach Sakamoto, goliath of the aqua-world, needs no introduction to the local sports fan. Soon after his appointment as head-coach and head- instructor in swimming, he lost no time in drilling his mermen into top competitive form. Under his inspiring leadership the Hawaii University Swim- ming Club was organized. Peter Matsuoka, junior, did a superb job of managing the varsity squad. His service was invaluable to the team ' s success. Tnf lo bottom — Charlie Oihi. Kul.til hvaniolo. IV-lc Matsuoka (maii- agLT). Stanley Ktntura, and liill Smith. (Smith trained with the hnvs and swam in exhibition meets.) S- " .= t-=i .s,t : Coach gives pointers Rainbow Relays Queen Pat Weather- bee ( center ) and her two attendants, Alva Janscn and Amy Ezaki, portray ideal triplet. Tim-m-ber! Levi . . . " Biblical son of Jacob, the masculine. " y rsny Tennn Team- Siuin,. Uf, ,„ J mmy Lee. Standing: Masaichi Tasaka i n ' " ' " ' " " " - " hur Gamache YukJn M l Wong, Ted Shimomura. Mi,.:„„T ' " " er). Earl Robir - - : " ' ' ■o Nakama Owen Louis. " ™ " " - ' " ' " — Ted T uk l ara H-; " " " - ' — • ' ' " " ° Kuniyoshi, Coach Tennis Varsity tennis abandoned since December 7, 1941, was once more renewed with spurting vigor. It was a welcome addition to the realm of varsity competitions. Under the capable tutelage of Coach Owen Louis and Manager Masaichi Tasaka the squad started with ten strong. Playing in the ASUH Invitational Class " C " Tournament the Deans won 15 matches out of 35 to place fourth in the league. Amy receives the seal from Rocha . . . well Calvin? 161 T X The ,,owd nearly brimmed over . • • ... the wagonwheel cut deep into the crystal-clear water p . . . and churning white foam, opened like the star " jasmine . . . ji Women ' s Sports ■ • " 3- -t».. " V ' Si ' .- - - k " QN " , -, .v, - S2S, - C - ' ■ 4.- %. 4 - ' Barbara Eby Rciko Takakuwa Maude Nishikawa Gtacie Mae Chang Women ' s Athletic Ass ' n WAA EXECUTIVE BOARD Maude Nishikawa President Gracie Mae Chang . . Vice President-Treasurer Reiko Takakuwa Secretary Barbara Eby Eligibility Chairman Jean Iwasaki Ex-officio Member SPORTS MANAGERS Viola Tracy Volleyball Michie Maehara Touch Football Marian Ellis Track Eleanor Albao Ping Pong Thelma Au Tennis Nora Ikcda Baseball Barbara Eby Basketball Josephine Federcell Bowling Jean Iwasaki Swimming Matsuko Kuwahara Badminton With new sports added to the year ' s program necessitating a doubling up of events for some months, the Women ' s Athletic Association, led by President Maude Nishikawa, wound up a successful and busy year. Though it operated under adverse 164 conditions, many students interested in sports bene- fited from the WAA ' s extensive program. The women organized and managed their own sport tournaments with the WAA as their central committee. Each month, one or more sports were introduced and classes, under able managers, vied with each other for championships. The women ' s sport year opened with the ever popular volleyball tournament and ended with badminton. On Novmber I, Mrs. LaVerne Bennett, who had guided the WAA to its present mature stage, left on a leave of absence, and the organization func- tioned without an adviser for some time. Foresee- ing her leave, however, the council, helped by Mrs. Bennett, had formulated complete plans for the year. When Miss Lillian Gibson stepped into her position, the sports activities were in full swing. In addition to its regular schedule of interclass sports tournaments, the WAA conducted the first ASUH-sponsored AAU pre-championship swim- ming meet of the year. It also conducted the an- nual national inter-collegiate swimming meet, in liicli the L ' H r Miii placed third, .md tlu- R.imhow interscholastic niect hci un In rlic ASl ' H last year. On May 23, outstandini; womtn athletes were hoiiorei,! at an annual banquet at which time 100- piiint jackets, letters, and med.ds were awartled them. Newly-elected otiicers were installed .ind out- point; ollicers lauded tor their eflicient le.idership. Special aw.irds were presented Thelm.i Au, Nora Ikeda, and Beatrice Chont; who had earned jackets the year before and had accumulated many mcire points this Five women received the tradi- tional jacket. They were Gracie Mae Chant;, I 3 points; Barbara Eby, I 16; Judith Kubo, 1 14; Viola Tracy, 1 10; and Martha Nitta, 100. Fifty-point letters were awarded Maude Nishi- kawa, Eleanor Albao, Yaeko Shigezawa, Reiko Takakuwa, Midori Okada, Charlotte Wong, Alice Hansen, Consuelo Olivas, Josephine Federcell, and Marian Ellis. The Sophomores took the class championship for the year, winning four tournaments and placing second in two. They gathered 53 points against the Freshmen ' s i6. The Jtmiors and the Seniors trailed. Two outstanding players, chosen for each sport, were .iwarded gold and silver medals respectively — Faith Wong and Vit)la Tracy in volleyball, Eleanor Alb.u) .md Ivanelle Mountcastle in touch football, hanelle Mountcastle and Barbara Eby in base- ball, Viola Tracy and Dorothy Lee in basketball, Mitsuko Higuchi and Viola Tracy in interclass swimming. Ruth Akana defeated Eleanor Albao in the indi- vidual ' s ping pong finals for the gold medal. Miss Albao received the silver medal. Maizie Au bowled the high average of 156 for the gold medal while Hild.i Matsumoto earned the silver disk with 139. Michie Yamauchi copped the gold medal for bad- minton, defeating Janet Chock who received the silver disk. €i- ■ , Pull . . . glide . . . pull ... in symphonic strides . . . Demonstrating the grand slam— ■■ ' .4. " Sli 4 ' : ' Women ' s Swimming Team— Front row, left to right: Ivanelle Moiintcastle, Alva Jaiissen. Margaret Wessel, Peggy Lees. Atiette Tanji. Second ro7v: Chick Miyamoto, Sachiko Oyania, Ruth Nitta, .Xhih ' s Voshizunii, Vvoiiiie Boyd, Iva Lee Haus. Third row: Motoe Sliiudit, Micliie Maehara, Reiko Takakuwa, Esther Mukai, and MiiMikn Hi;, ' nchi. Missino from picture: (Jeorgia ' unck. Don ' t look much like swans do rhcy? Fasy . . . like playing jacks- PI ' -uriia Uowen c j- ' Lorrea T .. .j ' " J Choi - ' " s, nianaper; 167 A turnaway crowd heralds the opening of the pre- championship meets — Rhythmic perhaps- more noise . . . The judges, the scorekecpers, the clerks of course, and the announcer in frantic effort to keep in step with the fast times . . . Our co-cds take off with a comfortable margin . . . Mukai puts the crowd on its feet with a last lap sprint — it was almost a new record . . . Chic Miyamoto, National champ. Squeezed out in the lirst pre- championship meet by Puna- hou, these gals came back to clinch the second meet. Left to right they are, kneeling: Mukai. Takakuwa, Yoshizu- mi, Boyd; standing: Pratt, Maehara, Jansen, Eby, Shin- do. Belcher. • r i wNfe Organizations An affirmation for peace — polyracial unity ... for the moment forgetful of the world fraught with all the plagues that have beset mankind . . . concentrating on the transient joy of the moment — Front r ' : , . ' ■ ' luiUt: Margaret Danley, Bessie Toishigawa, Ann Tsutsunii. Caroline Ogata, Clara Funasaki. Nathalie Smith. Second ro ' c: Jean McKillup. Harue Kunimoto, Tamiko Tatsuyama, Setsuko Tamura, Jennie Yushioka, Hazel Ikenaga, Jack Krushell. Third row: Dorothea Wong, .Mary Matsumoto, Alice Hirayama, Vivian Ching, Edith Nomi, Chieko Nishinmra, Audrey Maeda, Kenji Toyama. Last row: Robert, Hol.erl Kiyahu, IJoniinic Kcjinanos, Mr. ( ' has. J. Engard, Cyril Helton, Robert Aitken. Victor ICohen, and Thomas Nitta. Hawaii Youth for Democracy The Hawaii Youth for Democracy is an inter- racial, inter-faith youth organization dedicated to character building and education in the spirit of democracy and freedom. Though the organization was not officially recognized by the ASUH until late in January, 1946, students who had been awakened by the consequences of the war realized as far back as April, 19-45 the need for such an organization. On the campus, HYD stands for academic free- dom, the right of students and professors to express themselves freely, and a campaign for more scholar- ships and dormitories. In the community, HYD strongly supports the campaign for statehood. In national and international affairs, HYD stands for an America progressively freer of prejudice and poverty, and a nation working with the United Nations to preserve peace. Topics of the forums conducted on the campus this year were: " How Today ' s Youth Shapes the World of Tomorrow, " held on October IS; ' Wages and Prices " on March 2; " Why You Should Vote " on March . 0; " Post-War Japan " on April 6; " Russia ' s Foreign Policy " on April 27; and " Is the American Press Free! ' " on May 18. A successful Korean Clothing Drive was con- ducted on the campus during February 13-21. Mary Matsumoto was chairman of the drive. On International Student ' s Day, the ASUH ap- pointed the HYD to take charge of the program. It featured a convocation with President Gregg M. Sinclair, the Rev. Mineo Katagiri, and the Rev. Allen Hackett as speakers. International songs were sung by the 372nd Infantry chorus. During Brotherhood Week in February, the HYD presented a convocation at Farrington Hall. It featured John Lansing ' s All Adds 111) to Freedo n by the Theatre Guild. Officers of the club were: Carolyn Ogata president; Clara Funasaki and Gene Matsuo, vice- presidents; Jean McKillop, executive secretary; Chieko Nishimura, secretary-treasurer; and Dr. Charles J. Engard, adviser. Members of the executive committee were: Mar- garet Danley, Nathalie Smith, Mary Matsumoto, Dorothy Furukawa, Jennie Yoshioka, Marjorie Okamoto, anil [ " iisako Yahiku. First rmv: Theresa Lum, Tokiko Tanabe, Gladys Ching, Nancy Voun;. Marian Ching, Sadaku Xonaka. Ethel Aotaki. Florence Niibu, Char- lotte Aspuria. Second row: Betty Kondo, Masue Miyamoto. Shirley Luke. Marcella Ching, Voshino Tamashiro. Hanako Ishibashi, Toshie Ihiguchi, Loretta Kani, Constance Ching, Maria Ponce. Third rozc: Vukie Suzuki. Aiko Otomo. Mitsuko Oshiba, Elizabeth Fujioka, Violet Chang. Betty Kaniiya. Aiko Sano. Sue Kimura, Evelyn Murashige, Edward Sakai. Fourth ro7c : Alfred Laureta. Iris Tanigawa. Ruth Mura- shige, Jane Fujii. Mildred Kimura. Helen Toda. Michiko Nagao. Donald Leach. lone Rathburn. Last row: Tomoko Ohata, Yasuko Hokaraa, Midori Okada. Enid Chang, Ann Iwatani, Yoshie Hayase, Almira Ahn. Paul Devone, Chieko Ni himura, Kenneth Nagata, Ben Manabe. Teachers College Club With 160 members led by an active and interested council, the Teachers College Club was rejuvenated on the campus this semester. Evelyn Murashige, energetic president, worked with a very cooperative council: Elizabeth Fujioka, vice- president; Ruth Murashige, secretary; Charlotte Aspuria, treasurer; Phoebe Ho and Midori Okada, directors; Alice Fujikawa, house committee; Almira Ahn, social committee; Setsuko Tamura, education committee; Fudeko Naka, membership committee; Kenneth Nagata, convocation committee; Yuriko Kobayashi, athletics committee; Lee McKinney, debate committee; and Michiko Nagao, health committee. Albert J. McKinney, adviser; Robert Clopton, faculty director; and E. Vern Sayers, dean; met with the council twice a month. At the last luncheon meeting held on May 18, tentative plans for the fall were drawn up. Two general meetings were held during the semester. Lieut. Ija Korner, clinical psychologist, spoke on " Personal Adjustment " at the first meeting on March 16. The education committee was in charge of the other successful meeting on April 25, at which time Philip S. Holzman, clinical psychol- ogist, spoke on " Sex. " A skit written by George Lorch was presented by Hironobu Hino, Toshiyuki Nakasone, and Ensign Russ Guyver. Chieko Nishi- mura and Maria Ponce rendered vocal solos, accompanied by Tomie Yamashita. Readings in the English dialect by Frank McGhie were included on the program. The social committee, working together with the Sociology Club, was responsible for the barn dance on Campus Day. TC committee chairmen for this affair were: Irene Okazaki, decoration; Hiroshi Minami and Jane Fujii, orchestra; and Tomie Yamashita, program. Athletic chairman Yuriko Kobayashi arranged for a goodwill inter-club volleyball tournament. Clubs participating were Hale Laulima, Home Economics, Pre-Med, and Sociology Club. The TC team swept the series undefeated. A moonlight picnic at Hanauma Bay on May 1 1 concluded the semester ' s activities. Diligent worker Edward Sakai was general chairman. Atherton House Club f!i a 1945 — Front row, left to riijltt : ' ukio Nakama. Wallace Yanagi, Mamor j Shimokvisu, Suewo Okazaki. Seito Ikcda. Robert Lee, Rudolph Wong, Tsugio Azuma. Second row. James Araki, Henry Tanaka, Jack Nagoshi, Shigeru Sano. Hanio Yanagi, iMinoru Nakamoto, William Morikawa, Buddy Kuwaye, Ben Ranada. Third rnu : Yoshimitsu Kubo, Juji Hanada, Thomas Hatanaka, Isanui Tatsuguchi, Kenji Toyama, James Izunii, Young Chun Shon, Henry Xoda, Howard Masuda, John Lyons. Last rffw: Satoru Anzai, Donald Bevens. Donald Rattray, William Yannatta, George Inada. Brian Cook, Elias Yadao, Masaichi Tasaka. Atherton House Club, the only men ' s dormitory club virtually on the campus, took an active part in campus activities. Its unique membership is com- prised of students from all the islands and veterans from all over the world united in polyracial fellowship. During the past two years, Atherton House Club suffered many changes in its membership. Men were continually being drafted by the Army, and it was a matter of who ' s next every month. Per- suasive Ray Tachibana, president elect for 1945 was immediately inducted and replaced automatic- ally by Elias Yadao. Mamoru Shimokusu succeeded Epy as vice-president in a subsequent election. Photographer Ben Ranada, another inductee served as secretary. Satoru Anzai, coke machine boss, was re-elected in 1 946 as treasurer. Other 1 946 officers were: Yukio Nakama, president; Suewo Okazaki, vice-president; Rodney Nakamoto, secretary, and Coach Soichi Sakamoto, adviser. In early January Col. Patrick, returning from his duties in the Pacific, gave a stirring report on the impoverished conditions in the East. " Bull sessions " conducted in any of the rooms were the favorite pastime. Topics ranged widely. Returning veterans divulged innumerable anecdotes from personal experiences to attentive listeners, and comparing accounts among themselves, all gained a deeper insight into the peoples and prob- lems of the world. Midnight snacks were frequently brought into these discussions by dormers returning from a party or dinner at a friend ' s. Practically every member of Atherton partici- pated in some sport. Ping pong was the favorite. In a club tournament held in April, 1946, dimin- utive " champ " Nakama, under pressure, succumbed to the steady playing of Hironobu Hino. Atherton ' s basketball team managed to share in the 1946 Interclub basketball championship despite dismay- ing loss of some of its star players to the army. A spring formal, in essence, a welcoming dance for the returning veterans and the highlight social event of 1946, was held on February 30. The sands of time seemed to flow fast for Atherton men. It seemed that initiation was always only yesterday. And so it went throughout the two happy years as men seeped through Atherton, accumulating in their short stays accounts of inef- faceable memories — " bull sessions " cramming for exams, midnight snacks, sports, dances, and the many hours devoted to the promotion of ASUH activities. 1Q-I6- Sittitifi, left to riyht : Horace Hirose, Yukio Na- kama, Lawrence Lau, Peter Matsuoka, Harvey Yemoto, David Inafuku, Robert Lee, Toru Arisumi. Kneeling: George Hagiwara. Shigeto Matsuoka, Mitsugi Kanemoto. Ray Higiiclii, Iluddy Kuwayc, Robert Watase, Arthur Gamache, Hitoshi Kamasaki. Standinfj: Jack Turk, Koi- chi Arakawa. Gorchm Chee, Robert Hahn, Masami Fuku- oka. Masatchi Tasaka, Stanley Kim, Makoto Anzai, Mrs. Patrick, adviser; Hugo Cler, Rodney Nakamoto, William Miller, Phillip Funikawa, Wei Sin Chou, Kenji Toya- nia, Alfred Nunes, Eveni Levi. Dancing, ' tis said, is hugging set to music — Prcxy Yukio Nakama evi- dently doesn ' t agree . . . Hugo Cler and veteran George Hagiwara entertain the Yoshino sisters at the Spring Informal — young Bernice seems to have missed the gist of a humdinger . . . HAWAII HM Commerce Club Panel discussions and meetings itli i-iromincnt businessmen and community leaders hitihlighted the activities of the Commerce Club which is one of the oldest clubs on the campus with beginnings back in the early 30 ' s. A get-together to promote better acquaintances between the instructors of the Econ depa rtment and students was held early in the year. The tradi- tional Commerce Club ball came later in the fall of 1945. 1046 -Front row, left to right: Okoto Fiijimoto, Rose Kfimuri, .Mary Fiijinioto. Carol Suzuki, Ann Takaki, Barbara Kmiliano, Hi ' vcrly N. ' ikatani. Janet Chock, Emilius Laborado, Jean Yaniagu- elii. Hack rou ' i George Kane, Ellen Kawakanii, Leonora Suiso, liernice Fujikawa, Dr. Merton Cameron, Dr. Kraenier, Rose Chun, I ' raiiees ' uen, Marparet Yamato, George Kubota. At the close of the semester, a tea was held at the home of Dr. and Mrs. Merton K. Cameron. Officers for the first semester were: Rose Kamuri, president; Okoto Fujimoto, vice-president; Jean Y.miauchi and Rose Chun, secretaries; and Bernice Fujikawa, treasurer. Second semester officers were: Jean Yamauchi, president; Beverly Nakatani. vice- president; Ellen Kawakami and Karleen Atebara, secretaries; and Osamu Nakamura, treasurer. Dr. Cameron was adviser. Pre Le2;al Club Early in ' 19 I i a i roiip of scltct students formed a discussion group. These were pioneer students in search of an answer to their desire for an organization capable of hinging itself on the study of law. Under the leadership of Richard Kosaki the Pre-Legal Club was organized. Kosaki was inducted into the Army shortly afterwards and is a lieutenant with the army of occupation in Japan. It was not until the fall of 1944 that the Pre- Legal Club had its real start under the inspiring leadership of Nelson Doi, president. Morris Shinsato, who was inducted into the army later, did much to lay the groundwork for the success of the club by writing its constitution. During the year leadership changed hands from Doi to Bernard Gramberg, and finally to Revocato Medina. The purpose of the club: " To stimulate thought and discussion on current problems with emphasis on adequate knowledge, logical thinking and clarity of expression. " Being primarily a discussion group, emphasis was placed on the exchange of informa- tion in the legal field for the benefit of its members. Mr. Ralph C. Hoeber, the adviser, highlighted the year ' s program by presenting from time to time many of the problems facing a pre-legal stu- dent. ( 1 ) Why study law? Among reasons given were; studying law to aid one in business, in edu- cation, or as a springboard to politics. ( 2 ) Where to go to study law? Prominence of law schools was disregarded and night schools were highly recommended. Pfc. Larry Buffer led members in the presenta- tion and hearing of law cases and in discussing the merits of the decision and the law as applied to the particular cases. Bernard Gramberg conducted sessions of speech practice with emphasis on the power of expression. The Pre-Legal Club popularly referred to by its members as just another " class session " has pro- duced two ASUH presidents. Nelson Doi and Calvin Ontai. Stiles Nelson Do,. Paul Nakamura, Calvin Ontai, mberg. George Stiles, Nelson . ' ' ' " " ' ' : :;atS: Aib --- -- " - ' ' ■ ' .H,. ' ' meer s Club A reat deal was accomplished in fostering fellowship amon engineering students and creating interest in Engineering by this club. Although members were being inducted into the Armed Forces monthly, the club ' s activities were carried on by those remaining or returning. The first activity of the club was a get-together. It was a field day with luncheon in the engineering building and a basketball game between upperclassmen and freshmen in the gym. A moonlight picnic was held in November, 1945 with the members of the Home Ec club at the Lanikai beach house of Dr. A. J. Schnack. A group of 135 enjoyed the outing. The most memorable event of the year was the Christmas Eve dance. 1945 — Front ro7c. left to rif ht : Tooru Murakami, Satoru Niimoto, Harrison Chong, Katsumi Morita, Francis Man, James Ouchi, Walter Kawano, Ichiro Tanaka, Lincoln Kaneshige. Second rote: Ben Ra- nada. George Shil)ann, Paul Chun. Dal Quon Pang, John Chang, Shinji Soneda, Tetsuichi MitsuiJa. Vo- shinori Nakahodo. Takeo Ito. George Moriguchi, Ta- daka N ' akahata. Last row: Mr. Albert Tom, Shigeu Tanizaki, Koji Kayahara. Ro!)ert Torigoe, Satoru Anzai, Richard Vonezaki, Harris Suyama, Prof. E. Webster, Charley Ogata. Ah Leong Kam, Stephen Young, Edwin Mookini, Alfred Vee, Dr. K. Wata- nabe. Prof. J. G. Bennett. 1946 Frout roiv, left to right: Seung Fa Yuen. Albert Chong. George Shibano, Andrew Kiehm, Do- rothy Iwashita, Robert Walley, Richard Vanden- burgh, Sydney Levey, Dr. E. H. Branhall. Second row: Dean Arthur Keller, Takeo Fujii, Francis Mau, Stanely Ho. Harris Suyama. Carl Kuba, Kiyoshi Murai. Prof. F. E. McCall. Last rozv: Prof. J. G. Bennett, Mr. Albert Tom, Taizo Miake, Katsuto One, Arthur Siu, Stephen Young, Herbert Sakamo- to, Alfred Yee, Prof. W. Eller. P I - - - " - " ■• " ■ag n ' ' - ' " rTai a cyg » . - i i-3:= . 7 .. ii P fl 9 s? --.. i ! " % 4 k .. J iA ' At till- wisliinj; wtll — a rc- joicinj; New Year ' s Eve crowd plunked over $17.00 of untaxable cash . . . A hind farcwtll to Mr. Shi!;e;i Okubo . . " " T m V Vi fi-, • ' ' s OFFICERS 1945 President D. Q. Pang Vice-President Edwin Mookini Secretary Stephen Young Treasurer Walter Watson Advisers .... Mr. Albert Tom, Dr. K. Watanabe 1946 President George Shibano Vice-President Satoru Anzai Secretary Stephen Young Treasurer Harris Suyama A N ' •.§ ' - ' t i iSv ■r, X No, not spiked Ee ming after k.lling a classical 179 Gamma Chi Sigma 1945 — Front row. left to right: Harriet : Icliit ri-. Mar- garet Lees. Virginia Tuttle, Janet Rattray. Back rozv: Patricia Jansseii, Shirley Cowan, Catherine Lees, Mavis Hagliind, Maxine Rathe ' Le Gurche ' . 1946- Front ro7L: left tu riijht : Elizaljclh liuyd. I ' l-tsgy Lees. Helen Sheehan, Ann Spring, Catherine Lees, Helen Geracimos, Marie Louise Windisch. Back rinc : Louise Pickets, Patricia Weatherbee, Norma Faaharg, Mary Day, Laura Ann Morgan, Harriet Mclntyre, Barbara Belcher, A beach party at the Uluniu Club and an infor- mal dance at the home of Edith Emerson in Manoa started the year ' s doings for the Gamma Chi Sigma, a social sorority formed in 1928. These two activities were preceded by a rush period in November with a traditional tea for fresh- man women held in the Mabel Smyth Memorial auditorium. The pledgees of 1944-45 were hostesses at a luncheon held at the Halekulani Hotel in January for all active members of the sorority. They also managed a successful candy sale as their pledge project. A group luncheon concluded the activities for 1945. Officers for last year were Catherine Lees, president; Mavis Haglund, vice-president; Edith Emerson, secretary; Shirley Cowan, treasurer; and Mrs. Carol Orne, adviser. This year the Gamma Chi Sigma initiated its rush period with a tea at the Mabel Smyth audi- torium in October. Shortly after the tea, three rush parties were given. The first was a moonlight beach picnic at Barbara Bown ' s at Waimanalo while the others were an informal dance at Virginia Turtle ' s Manoa home, and a sukiyaki dinner at the Uluniu Club. Officers this year were: Peggy Lees, president; Harriet Mclntyre, secretary; Catherine Lees, treas- urer; and Mrs. Carol Orne, adviser. New members were initiated in February at the week-end house-patry at Kailua. 181 1V45 Front ruw. left to right: Helen Yoshiniori, lietsy H;imamoto. Helen Hashimoto, Patsy Takemo- to, Natsu Tariiashiro, Laura Takeuchi, Tsuyuko Ka- waniura, Janet Chock. Second row : Marie Iseri, Kaoyo Watase, Alice Matayoshi, Joanne Sakai, Ma- rian Ellis. Miss Mueller, Eloise Chang, Bernice Fu- kada, Satsuki Kozaki. Mineko Harada, Beatrice Wiiiig. Standing: Jean Fukuoka, Vukiye Kamitake, Diirthy Takunii, Mutsuye Namba. Toniie Yaniashita, Chieko ' oshida, Winnifred Jerves, Ellen Minaai, Beatrice Voshida, Pauline Mahikoa. Wish one of you were a man . . 1946 SM„, o„ floor, left ,0 n,,„ : Tsuyako Goto, Nancy Kawano, Satsuki Ko.aki, Hanako Ish.bash, Amy Ezak , Sun„ko = ' ' » ' " " ' °- Si„i,.„ o,. chairs: Susan Young, Harriet Vamahira. Hatsue Kadot . Nobuko Sh.mazu. Jane, Chock Ren.edus a ' -j " ' " H ' ; " ' " ' ■ mori.Ruth Funaki. Yaeko Ogata. Betsy Hamamoto. Emily Tom, Helen Hashimoto. S,a„dn.o: Mew Sunn Chock, Blanche Ohara. Win ' fred Jcrves. Miyoko Xishimura. Tomic Yamashita, Arlene Ki n. Marian Ell.s, Mrs. Isom. Suyeko,, Ellen M.naa,, Ann.e Chin. . Jr.. Jeanette Shumacher. Hale Laulima Gay mantillas of Spanish senoritas, exotic orien- tal attires, and colorful pirate outfits added gaiety to the Halloween masquerade ball, initial activity of Hale Laulima, women students ' dormitory. The club held a frolicking house picnic on Thanksgiv- ing day at the Castle estate. The girls greeted Santa on Christmas eve with a midnight pajama party. On March 17th, an informal initiation party was held with men from Atherton House. Hale Laulima was well represented in the Ka Palapala beauty contest with Esther Chun emerging as the Korean beauty queen and Amy Ezaki, Marian Ellis, and Arlene Kim being among the finalists. Officers for 1944-45 were: Kaoyo Watase and Alice Matayoshi, presidents; Alice Matayoshi and Pauline Mahikoa, vice-presidents; Pau- line Mahikoa and Mineko Harada, secretaries; Natsu Ta- mashiro and Beatrice Wong, treasurers, and Miss Bertha Mueller, adviser. This year under the leader- ship of Helen Yoshimori and Marian Ellis, presidents for the first and second semesters re- spectively, the club completed its sixth year. The other officers for each of the t ■o semesters were Helen Hashimoto and Ja- net Chock, vice-presidents; Ma- rie Iseri and Harriet Yamahira, secretaries; Tomie Yamashita and Remedus Laborado, treas- urers, and Miss Inez Williams, adviser. Yep, we agree there ' s some- thing in a uniform . . . Home Economics Club 1945 — Front row, left to rujht : Betty Saito, Florence Cliiiig, Tciko Ogawa, Mae Kaya, (Irace Tsugawa. Ruth Tanji, Lillian Tanonioto. Second rozv: Sachiko Kuwaniuto, Midori Ogawa, Emily lizaki, J -, Helen Hara la. Helen Mnrata. Judith Done, Chiyo Kobnyashi. Last ' - " r w: Katie Kagawa, Bessie Shimanuki, Shiznko Vaniauchi, KJkuye 2S Matsui, Aiku Shigematsu, Kuniko Sueoka, Masaku Uno, Mew Sau ■ir» ' ¥ ' Chee. 19 f 6 — Front rozv, left to right : Anna Chun, Grace Tsugawa, Bessie Takcmoto. Asano Masak-. Hetty Zaiie, Em.ko Kikiulome. Betty Saito. Second roxv: Helen Harada. Kikuye Matsui, Viulet Kim, Shizuko Yaniauchi, Chiyo Kohayashi. Klainc Okada, Masako Uno, Violet Chung. Last r iv: Laura Mori an, Emily lizaki. Bessie Shimanuki, Kuniko Sue )ka, Edith Okano. Jennett Tohara, Sylvia Omoto, Maude Okamoto, Anita Lee. Miss Doerr. 1945 Betty Zane was the president; Lillian Tanimoto, vice-president; Bernice Tateishi, secretary; and Emiko Kikudome, treasurer. 1946 To open the activities for the year 1945-46 the Home Ec-ers and the Engineers joined forces again to enjoy a moonlight picnic at Lanikai in November. " Should Nfarried Women Workr ' " was the topic of the pan l discussion held in February. It gave the gals a good chance to thrash out that old ques- tion. Members of the club received handbooks and publications of activities this year. In March, the club sponsored a fashion show which was open to the public. Kikuye Matsui was elected president; Anna Chun, vice-president; Grace Tsugawa, secretary; Helen Harada, treasurer; Emiko Kikudome, assis- tant treasurer; and Miss Catherine M. Doerr, adviser. Lets see — who ' s not singing . . . 1946- — Sittintj: Corinthia I ii:i;i, Tsuyiiko Ka- waimira. Amy P zaki, Arlene Kim, Frances Hara, Evelyn Won, Setsuko Tamura. Kneel- itiij: Gracie Mae Chang, Marie Izeri, Hawea Brown, Lonse Ricketls, Harue Furumoto, Hetty Holt. Staudiuf : Mrs. Kahananui. Charlotte Woiir, Lani Chang, Esther Chun, (ieraldine Tom. Reunion of all past members — a re kindling of reminiscence. Now, ready Hui liwi The only choral organization on the campus, Hui liwi provides an opportunity for women stu- dents interested in vocal music to get together to sing and have fun. Consuelo Olivas, vice-president of the club was acting president for this year. Corinthia Puaa served as secretary-treasurer and Mrs. D. Kahananui, adviser. The members of the club assist at any event where choral music is desired. They were at their busiest during the Christmas season. They sang at th2 Christmas campus worship service which was held at the Church of the Crossroads and also went carolling at Pearl Harbor, appearing before men on the ships. But the biggest job came when they pa:ticipat;d in the presentation of the " Messiah " which was sponsored by the Honolulu Chamber of Commerce, the I4th US Naval District Chap- lain ' s OHice and the HalfMidPac Special Service Oflice. A reunion for alumni and a welcome get-together fo " new members of Hui liwi took place in October at Hemenway Hall. 186 Hui Pookela llui PiH)kcla, woiiKii ' s liomirary society of the University of Hawaii, was ort;anized in 1928 with Dean Dora Lewis as its first adviser. Its member- ship, limited to outstanding junior and senior women, is seiectjd twice a year on the basis of service, leadership, scholarship, and character. Althoui h the club as a whole did not appear in the limelii ht of activities very often, each mem- ber gave her unselfish service to campus activities. Mrs. Dorothy P. Isom, councillor for women, was elected adviser for the club in September. Dr. Bruce White, dean of student personnel, on the " Role of the Honor Society on the Campus, " during the first semester. Women students elected in the second semester are: Shieko Okazaki, Alana Wong, and Judith Doue, seniors; Amy Higashihara, Hazel Ikenaga, Marian Ching, Evelyn Murashige, Beatrice Nosse, Jean McKillop, Jane Okamoto, Rose Kamuri, Harriet Yoshida, and Nobuko Shimazu, juniors. Officers of the club were: President, Peggy Yorita; vice-president, Winifred Kawamoto; and secretary, Margari.t Awamura. 1946 Tap r(.ru: left to riiiht : Marga- ret Awanuira, Masako Mori, Winifred Kawamoto. Second row: Clara Funa- saki, Jean Ono. Peggy Yorita. Bot- tom roiv: Eva Ling, Kazue Watana- he, Mrs. Dorothy P. Isom. Presentation ceremony 187 Gracic- Mac says it ' s good, but Ruth objects, " Naah! " 188 Phi Lambda Chi 1946 — Front roiv : Marian Jim, Arleen Kim, Donald Joe, Bernice Ching, Ruth Shinn, Marian Ching. Row 2: Mrs. Cioettllng, Rosalie Lum, Kwai Lim Young. Laura June Torres, Mildred Ching. Roxi- 3: Ruth Date, Violet Chang, Carol Suehiro. Anna Chun, Violet Chung, Kay Vonamine. and Lillian Dewa. With a two- fold purpose of education and social participation. Phi Lambda Chi pursued a varied program throughout the past two years. Its total membership was increased to approximately fifty by 1946. Members held a Halloween party on Novem- ber 31, 1945, in the faculty room in Hemenway Hall. Here in a dim and eerie atmosphere filled with jack-o ' -lanterns and masks, the neophytes were duly initiated. The organization was consistently popularized by its Chinese pretzels and cookies which met the approving taste of campus dilettantes. In Decem- ber, 1945, approximately 20 dozens of crispy peanut butter cookies and pretzels were sold on the campus in a matter of minutes. Under Arlene Kim ' s chairmanship, delicious homemade cookies were sent to the servicemen in the islands as surprise Christmas packages. The gifts were delivered to the men through the courtesy of the American Red Cross. During Christmas vacation the club motored to Kailua beach for a picnic which included a thrilling boat ride off Waimanalo. Peculiarly, no one felt seasick in spite of the choppy waters. The club heard a lecture on " Wartime Mar- riages, " by the Rev. Paul B. Waterhouse. Club officers elected for this year were: first semester: Mildred Ching, president; Marian Ching, vice-president; Violet Chang, secretary; and Ruth Date, treasurer. For the second semester: Violet Chung, Benjamin Fukunaga, Ruby Wong, and Ruth Date respectively. The officers for 1945 were: Marian Ching, president; Warren Takushi, vice-president; Patricia Zane and Mabel Nishikawa, secretaries; and Violet Chung, treasurer. 189 Phi Sigma Rho l 45 — Fro}it ruji ' . left to right: Barbara El)y, Elizabeth Markham, Barbara Carlton, Bar- 1 ara Eaves, Alice Hansen, Lei Manley, Bev- erly Giles, Ann Miller. Back row: Barbara Pickop, Leatrice Reis. Shirley Wilkinson. Barbara Wecforlh. Viola Tr.icy, Jean Haw- kins, Majel Williams, Catherine Rice, Jean Hattie. Even our licpcats go international . . . r - lO-tf, — Front rozi ' , left to riijht : Jane Frizelle, Janet Alter, Ivanelle Monntcastle, Margaret Wessel. Harriette Holt, Yvonne Boyd. Back ro ' .v : Alva Janssen, Ann Miller, Leatrice Reis, Alice Hansen, Ma- jel Williams, Barbara I ' ickop. Missing: Viola Tracy, Jean Hattie, Barbara Eby. Phi Sigma Rho, which was founded in June, 1944, seeks to develop personality and character, and promote scholarship and participation in extra- curricular activities. Barbara June Wilson was elected president; Shirley Wilkinson, vice-president; Alice Hansen, treasurer; Barbara Pickop, secretary; and Leatrice Reis, historian. Along with Elizabeth Markham and Barbara Eby these co-eds were the charter members of the sorority. Three rush parties were held in November. Viola Tracy, Ann Miller, Catherine Rice, Beverly Giles, Lei Manley, Jean Hawkins, Jean Hattie, Majel Williams, Barbara Eaves, and Barbara Wegforth were pledged. The Marines established a beach-head when president " B. J. " married Lieut. Lewis Carlton. USMCR, and left school. But under the leadership of Shirley Wilkinson as president, and Elizabeth Markham as vice-president. Phi Sigma Rho success- fully completed its first year on the campus. September, 1945 found Phi Sigma Rho a hale and hearty organization although the youngest on the campus. President Majel Williams and vice- president Alice Hansen could often be seen, heads together over coffee in the cafeteria, and Barbara Eby was kept busy signing checks and receipts while serving in her office as treasurer in the true " Eby " spirit. Capable Jean Hattie gave her talents to the office of secretary, but at the end of the first semester decided to try the banking business, so turned the quill over to Barbara Pickop who cheer- fully carried on. Viola Tracy served, as only " Tracy " could, in the role of master-at-arms. In spite of her busy campus life, popular Leatrice Reis found time to fulfill her duties as club historian. During the months of November and December, a series of rush parties was held. The pledges for this year were vivacious Harriette Holt, pert Alva Janssen, Yvonne Boyd, Ivanelle Mountcastle, June Frizelle, and Janet Alter. Initiation was held shortly after the beginning of the second term. 191 Following the initiation of the medical technol- ogy protjram in February, 19-44, the Med Tech Club was organized in June of the same year to help bring Med Tech students together and to assist them in directing their studies and to help plan activities which would help them in the future. Under Myrtle Sasaki ' s presidency, the first activ- ity was a welcome tea for all med-tcchs held at Hemcnway Hall. Following this was a very inter- esting lecture on tropical diseases with slides to illuftrat- ' , by a not;d parasitologist from China, Dr. Chu. Dr. Oscar N. Allen, who left for a new position at the University of Maryland, was guest of honor at the farewell luncheon held at Kewalo Inn. A benefit movie, " Here Comes the Waves " was sponsored for treasury boosting. The final event isSS •■ BSv «»£: Medical Technology Club of the year was a tea held at the Mabc-1 Smyth Memorial auditorium to welcome Dr. Floyd Hart- mann, who succeeded Dr. Allen. Janet Oishi, was vice-prexy; Doris Yomen, secre- tary; Mun Kyau Hew, treasurer, and Dr. Ocsar N. Allen, adviser. The year 1945-46 was started off with a welcome tea at Mabel Smyth Memorial Auditorium for freshmen members, followed closely by an initia- tion ceremony complct; with toads. Other activities included a picnic held at Camp Erdman, a campus- wide blood bank campaign and a trip to Kaneohe Territorial Hospital. Officers for this year were: Winifred Tseu, president; Amy Tanaka, vice-president; Gwendolyn Chun, secretary; Mitsuyo Kikukawa, treasurer, and Mrs. Lenora Bilger, adviser. 10 Ui Front rv i left to ri iitt : Ki.Mikn Mitsii . ' isii. (Ir.icc Mizuiiiuiu. -tirene Tani, Aiko Tanaljc, Toniikn Mnr()takc, Thclnta Loo. Second f ' W: Jean Kawaniura, Malicl Tokunaya, Jane Kufiiya, Bernicc Sa- kamoto. Winifred T.seu, Nobue Kuwada, .Amy Tanada, Shizuko Mat ' da. .Mitsuyo Kikukawa, C hieko Voshida, ' riichiia .Sato. 194. Front rozv. left to right: Takco Ogawa, Victor Mori, Patsy Taki-moto. Jane Tsiikiyama, Shi- znko Macda. Jean Omoto. Second row: Richanl Onuira, Sau Kon ' ouiiK. Young Chun Shon, Robert llurns, Carl Ncmoto, Clifford Sa- to. Last rotv: Dr. Hamre, John ' ounK. Hecny Yuen, Michael Oki- hiro. Cliflford Kuba. Eta Lambda Kappa To promote general interest along lines of intellectual pursuits and campus activities for pre- medical and pre-dental students at the University of Hawaii is the aim of the Eta Lambda Kappa. An initiation part}- held early in October at the Ala Moana Park set the club going. Neophytes were fed " cat mer.t " garnished with disinfectant. Thirt} ' -five members visited the Kaneohe Terri- torial Hospital in November as guests of Dr. E. A. Stevens, director of the institution. The following month they heard Dr. Thomas Chang speak on medical school life at a meeting in the Mabel Smyth Memorial building. They were also present at an autopsy performed at the Queen ' s Hospital. Eta Lambda Kappa held a farewell party for Dr. Christopher L. Hamre, club adviser, who left on a sabbatical leave. The club also sponsored a St. Patrick ' s day dance in March. Officers for the school year ending in 1945 were: Takeo Ogawa, president; ' Victor Mori, vice- president; Jean Omoto, secretary; and Michael Okihiro, treasurer. Leading the club this year were: ' Victor Mori, president; Clifford Kuba, vice- president; Patsy Takemoto, secretary, and Hung Ping Wong, treasurer. 1946 — Front row, left to right: Jeanette Chang, George Uesato, Eveni Levi, Eiji Yamaguchi, Toshiko Kohatsu. Second row: Shi- iuko Maeda, Kwai Lum Young, Donald Chang, Jean Omoto, Chieko Yoshida, Hung Ping Wong, Patsy Takemoto. Last row: Clifford Kuba, Yoshio Yamaguchi, Tsuneo Tamura, Irving Johnston, Dr. Christopher Hamre, Victor Mori, Sei Yoshimura, George Matsui. Xr :jf ' 1945 — Front rozv, left to right: Alice Nishimiya, Lillian Suya- ma, Fumiyo Ebisuzaki, Betty Yamauchi, Jane Yoshida. Second row: Florence Ohye, Itsuyo Kajikawa, Hideko Nishihira, Soon Yur Kim, Lily Tomita, Hope Nishi. Third row: Mutsue Tomo- naga, Sally Tani, Mary Higashi, Jane Chun, Setsuko Tomita, Marjorie Komeiji, Emma Hee. Last row: Betsy Takahashi, Ginger Zakimi, Jean Char, Margaret Yamaguchi, Edythc Kami- da, May Wakuya, Constance Young. Amy Ezaki . . . the favorite pin-up on the campus . . . represents the future nurses . . . i I V . ' - • ' --iiMr. Jl Pre Nursing Club 1 )46 — Front row, left to right: Hilda Nakairaa, Florence Sakamoto, Esther Abe, Tsuyako Goto, Edith Naito, Masami Shiraki, Esther Ho, Ber- nice Ching. Second row: Ruth Shinn, Amy Ezaki, Yukiko Nakasone, Jean Iwatani, Katsuko Murai, Harriet Ginoza, Grace Izuo, Sueko Higa. Third row: Agnes Iwamura, Yoshiko Ueunten, Miyoko Nishimura, Jean Ginoza, May Wakuya, Hope Nishi, Kazumi Motokura, Esther Oh, Furaiko Nakamoto. Last row: Mae Konishi, Torai Tokashiki, Hazel Sen, Dorothy Sakamoto, Alice Kang, Mrs. Cobb, Miyuki Ihara, Rowena Busse, Betsy Miyasaki, Florence Muraoka, Judith Goto. The Pre-Nursing Club, organized to acquaint pre-nursing students with the various phases of the nursing profession, started off the school year with a picnic at Hanauma Bay. In December the members saw a film entitled " The Training Period at Queen ' s Hospital " at the Mabel Smyth Auditorium. At one of the business meetings, Miss Margaret Catton spoke to the students on the needs and primary plans for a convalescent nursing home in Honolulu. A voluntary contribution of $27 was collected from the members present to further this project. The neophytes were guests of the older members at the Queen ' s Hospital Nurses ' Home in March. A tour of the hospital after a tea climaxed the day ' s activities. In April the girls went on a tour of the Aiea Hospital. Officers of the club were: Hazel Siu, president; Agnes Iwamura, vice-president; Miyuki Ihaga, secretary; Alice Kang, treasurer; Roena Busse, business manager; Jeanette Schumacher, program chairman; and Mae Wakuya, publicity chairman. 195 Sociology Club 1945 Front rou left to riijUt : Grace Fujimoto, Fannie Harakawa, Oionie Inamine, Hetty Kikawa, Lila Lee, Nani Pang, Blanche Ohara, Margaret Harakawa, Florence Kimura. Back row: Fusako Yahiku, Geraldine Mikarn, Masako Mori, Beatrice Wong, Molly Ito, Shirley Abe, Hazel Lee, Clara Funasaki, Misao Knwaye, Consuelo Olivas, Ochiyo Oknmura. ( 1945 ) A great challenge was left with the students who gathered in Hemenway Hall to hear Dr. J. A. Rademaker lecture on " Socio-psychical Effect of the Evacuation of the Japanese from the West Coast. " He evaluated the situation from the socio- logical viewpoint. This opened the activities for the year 1944-1945. As its chief project for the year, the members took an active part in the publication of " Social Process in Hawaii, " a pamphlet published annually by the club. Articles carrying the theme, " Hawaii Under Wartime Conditions, " were contributed by the members. Heretofore, all clerical work was done by student workers and staff members only. This year, however, members themselves cooperated in doing the typing and filing work. Social activities were not forgotten altogether but were held periodically in order to carry out a well balanced club year. Oflicers for the year were: Misao Kuwaye, presi- dent; Betty Kikawa, vice-president; Shirley Abe, secretary, and Fusako Yahiku, treasurer. (1946) " . . . to promote student interest in the Social Sciences and to foster closer fellowship among Sociology students and faculty . . ., ' with this as its object the " Soci " club carried on its program successfully during the 1945-46 club year. As its major project, the publication of " Social Process in Hawaii ' was undertaken as in the former years under the editorship of Florence Maney and her staff members. In order to buy some much 196 J9 (5 — Front rmc, left to right: Sarah Kaya, Florence Yamada, Frances Hara. Kwan Hee Lini, Jane Okamoto, Jennie Yoshioka. Itsuyo Sahara, Edith Ola. Second ro-w: Rohert Kiyabu. Beatrice Nosse, Dorothy Furuka- wa, Edna Fujimoto. Bernice Fukada, Donald Joe, Nani Pang, Judith Ito, Setsuko Hokada, Geraldine Xlikaru, Tsuyuko Kawanuira, Tamiko Tatsuyama. Third row: Marcia Ilayashi, Gary Tanouye, Dora Tada. Marian Ka- wasaka. Ruth Toda, Hazel Ikenaga, Amy Higashihara, Masaichi Tasaka, Yukio Xakama, Cynthia Matsuura, Okoto Fujimoto. Ruhy Xliyashiro, Blanche Ohara, Jane Takamine, .Ayako Mizukami, Margaret Harakawa, Mary Fujitani. Fonrth row: Richard Masuda, Evelyn Choi, Beatrice Chong, Sharon Xagatoshi, Dr. John Rademaker, Marjorie Nagai, Ritsuko Sewake, Margaret Kurisu, Ya- cko Shigezawa, Yaeko Ogata, Sue Tateishi, Katherine Kuwahara. Charlotte Wong, Amy Yasuda. Ice shave! The idea and the purpose were good, but the weather was against the sale most of the week . . . needed equipment for the publication office, ice shave was sold on the campus in October, This project which brought in a profit of S l.OO after a week ' s sale, was headed by Jane Takamine, Service Committee chairman. In November, Dr. Samuel D. Allison of the Board of Health spoke on the " Effect of the Closing of the Houses of Prostitution, " which proved to be highly educational. An evening meeting featured Judge McLaughlin who spoke on the problem of " Juvenile Delinquency. " The informal luncheon which was free to all members had the largest turnout of all the social activities. A picnic was held at Hanauma Bay on the Thanksgiving holiday at which everyone enjoyed cold turkey sandwiches. Officers for the club year 1945-46 were Nani Pang, president; Ruby Miyashiro, vice-president; Cynthia Matsuura, recording secretary; Geraldine Mikaru, corresponding secretary; Katherine Kuwa- hara, treasurer; and Dr. Andrew Lind, faculty adviser. 1! 45 — Frunt rote, left to right: Herbert Chun, Alfred Yee, CliflFord Kam, Donald Char. Back row: Albert Tom, Edwin Lee, Bernard Yira, Norman Chang, Lowell Yee, Eddie Chong, Dat Quon Pang. The members of Peng Hui fraternity, the name of which when translated means companions, spent the 1945 and 1946 school terms in fostering the spirit of comradeship among its members in school and in the armed forces. Peng Hui, which was organized in 1 929, opened the 1945 year with versatile ping pong champ Donald Char as president, Bernard Yim as secretary- treasurer, and Albert Tom as faculty adviser. Mem- bers were Solomon Chang, Robert Chuck, Alfred Yee, and Norman Chang. Pledged that year, and later inducted into the club were Lowell Yee, Richard Kam, Clifford Kam, Herbert Chun, and lidwin Lee. Together, the club members formed one of the most feared athletic combination in the inter-club series. They were unbeaten in the volleyball tourna- ment and runner-up in the basketball competition. In other ASLIH activities, Peng Hui did com- mendable work. In the ASUH Campus Day cele- bration in March they wholeheartedly volunteered to form the oft belittled but important clean-up committee. At the beginning of the 1 946 year, three pledges were added and inducted. They were Avon Yap, Calvin Liu, and Donald Ching. Officers for the year were Bernard Yim, president; Alfred Yee, secretary- treasurer; and Albert Tom and Elbert Yee, advisers. During the second semester former Peng Hui members, veterans Arthur Wong, Vernon Wong, and Stanley Chow returned to bolster the club membership. Led by Norman Chang and Alfred Yee, the club again made a strong showing in inter-club athletics, ending the season with a tie for first in basketball. 198 Peng Hui Participation in ASUH activities and other social affairs was also enjoyed by the members. House parties, overnight camps, and initiation ceremonies were conducted together with the Alumni Hui. Members of Peng Hui are pledged into the fratjrnity while students at the University, and upon graduation join its alumni division which keeps an active interest in the members of the school chapter. 1946 — Lett coliim, tof to bottom: Albert Tom, Norman Chang. Bernard Yim. Edwin Lee, Calvin Liu. Right column: Elbert Yee, Harold Wong. Alfred Yee, Lowell Y ' ee. Donald Ching. Missing from picture: Avon Yap, Clifford Kam, Solomon Chang, Eddie Chfick. Eddie Yee, Robert Chuck, Stephen Y ' oung. 199 1945 — Front roiu, left to right: Ah Hau Lee, Grace Siu, Clara Look Lau, Yuk Jun Leong, Janet Wong, Lorraine Ching. Aileen Young, Dorothy Leong. Back row: Jeanette Gura, Yun How Chock, Charlotte Chun Low, Janet Chock, Gwendolyn Chun, Hester Kong, Beatrice Dang. Violet Seu, Alice Chong. Te Chih Sheh Top social events of the TCS were the lavish Christmas party on December 7, and the picnic at Kalama beach on November 7, which was held jointly with Tu Chiang Sheh, Yang Chung Hui, and Peng Hui. A formal induction of neophytes on June 6 and a moonlight picnic on July 22 climaxed 1945 ' s doings. 19-16 — Top rou , Ifft to right: Janet Chock, Aileen Young, Anna ChinR. Juanita Sen, Atana Wong. Bottom row: Lor- raine Cliing, Yun How Chock, Gwendolyn Chun, Linda Liu, Lucy Y. Kau. 200 " Beware, Abncrs. for we shn aim to he arounJ again . . . 1946 began auspiciously with an overnight initiation party at the Jong ' s Kaneohe Bay home. The year ' s salient event, however, was the ttaditional Narcissus Ball on February 2, the first to bj held since the outbreak of the war. On April 28, sorority members were invited to an informal mix by Yang Chung Hui at the home of Mrs. Kin Fan Chong. The annual induction of neophytes at Lau Yee Chai on June 4 concluded the year ' s activities. Officers for 1944-45 were: Charlotte Low, president; Alana Wong, vice-president; Dorothy Leong, secretary; and Alice Chong, treasurer. 1945-46 officers were: Alana " Wong, president; Alma Char, vice-president; Lorraine Ching, secretary; and ' un How Chock, treasurer. Top rozv: Faith Wong, Roberta Wat, Alma Char, Clara L. Lau, Laura Mau Young, Bea- trice Dang. Bottom row: Dorothy Leong, Cherry Chang, Jennie Lee, Hazel Seu, Yuk Tnn r.i ' iiHL ' , . h Hau r,ee. Yang Chung Hui Yang Chung Hui was organized in 1924 by a group of women who chose a name signifying " looking toward the middle path. " The purpose of the club is to promote friendship among university women and to encourage its members to participate in ASUH activities. Purple, signifying royalty, is their club color, and the purple and gold pansy, their club flower. Officers of the club this year were: Margaret Young, president; Priscilla Hee, vice-president; Evelyn Chock, secretary; Elaine Tom, treasurer; Mrs. Lily Chong, adviser; and Mrs. H. L. Chung, honorary adviser. The activities of the club during the war were limited to rolling bandages at the Red Cross, inter- spersed with a few theater parties. The opening activity for this year was a tea for a group of freshman women at Mrs. Lily Chong ' s home, followed by a party for the pledgees at Caroline Loo ' s home in Ewa. A part) ' honoring members of the Peng Hui club who were leaving for the army was given at the country home of Mr. Aaron Fong in December. A Christmas party was held at Mrs. Chong ' s home. At the come-as- you-are party in March, held at Margaret Young ' s home, attires ranging from housecoats and slippers to party dresses were seen. In addition, theater parties and tennis shindigs were held at intervals. In soft candleUght, neophytes were ceremoni- ously initiated into the club at the YWCA in June. The traditional affair was conducted with due solemnity. __ Eiic, Mabel Awai; Sylvia Sia, Lani Chun, Edna Poi Yin. Hce. Mabel Awa.; back rou-: Pr.sclla Poi ne _ ._ Mary Tyau. University YWCA r j? -- The University YWCA upheld its reputation as one of the most resourceful and active clubs on the campus durint; 1941-45. An important event of the year was the spring conference held in April at the downtown YWCA building. Late in May, Mrs. Kenneth Hanson, YW adviser, resigned her position and was honored at a farewell tea held at the home of Miss Helene Wong, Frosh group adviser. Oflicers for the year were: Masako Mori, president; Amy Higashihara, vice-president; Lorna Bowen, secretary; and Evelyn Tara, treasurer. The YWCA started the school year 1945-46 with the arrival of Mrs. Mildred Simmons, newly appointed executive director from Terre Haute, Indiana. Activities of the organization during the year included: cabinet retreat at Kokokahi in September, Co:tume Ball in December, Christmas card sale, Christmas worship service at the Church of the Crossroads, spring cabinet retreat at the Kahala home of Mr. Mrs. Wade Warren Thayer, canteen-dance in March, and a rummage sale in May. The YWCA took the leadership in soliciting funds for the World Student Service Fund. Its WSSF committee collected a total of S2,145 to the goal of S 1,500. OfFicers for 1945-46 were: Evelyn Tara, president; Beatrice Nosse, vice-president; Lorna Bowen, secretary; and Dorothy Wong, treasurer. 19 1 5 members ■•••J 1 i i iP V im - S rO; ' ■• v; . ' ' - ' i V-. - ' ».: ' ' io members ■ ' J " ? " V t i ! l 1946 — Frotit rmv, left to riijht : Pearl Vouiir, Bernice Ching. Ma- rian Ching, Beatrice Chong. Margaret Harakawa. Nancy Young, Anita Fukuda. N ' ivian Shim. Back row: Toshiko Kohatsu. Frances Hara, Faith Oknnioto, Rose McCarthy, Amy Dewa, Jane Okamoto, Elaine Oioy, Beatrice Ching, Rosabelle Kekuewa, Jeanette Chang, Florence Nagao, Winifred Tseu. Episcopal Club The Episcopal Club starttcl its first post-war year on the University campus under the leadership of Elaine Choy, president; Toshiko Kohatsu, vice- president; Florence Nagao, secretary; and Beatrice C hing, treasurer. Adviser of the club was Dr. Donald P. Rogers. The club was organized with the idea of bring- ing together university students who were interested in the Episcopal church. Members were not neces- sarily members of the Episcopalian church. Al- though the membership of 35 was far below the pre-war level, efforts were made to bring the total membership up to normal. During the first semester of 1945, the club planned the Campus Easter Worship Service. The Rev. Allen Hackett of the Central Union Church spoke on " The Great Divide. " A cross of white star jasmine amid t.ill taj-icring candles served as the frontispiece for the service which was held in Hemenway Hall. Special music for the service was rendered by an instrumental trio and a vocalist. Lt. Comdr. Harold Seielstad, USCG, violinist; Lt. Heyden Mason, AUS, cellist; and Yeoman 3rd Class Pansy Pawson, SPAR, pianist, played the " Andante Religiouso " by Thome. Raymond Hettler, seaman 1st class, sang " The Holy City " by S. Adams. Anita Fukuda was in charge of the service. Members of the club aided the YWCA worship committee in planning the corporate communion service during the first semester of 1945. During the Easter of 1 9l6 they attended the Easter service at Kapiolani Park and later the church services at the St. Andrew ' s Cathedral. On Campus day in April, the Episcopal club held a successful cookie and pretzel sale. The profits made at the sale was donated toward the rebuilding of churches in the war-torn countries. 206 Tu Chiang Sheh, a social fraternity for men was organized by Professors Shao-Chung Lee and Tin Yuke Char, Representative Hiram Fong, and others, to foster goodwill and understanding among campus groups. The name, translated, means " striv- ing for strength — mental, moral and spiritual. " Although its membership was depleted by the war, the club managed to continue as an active organization by joint patricipation with its alumni in community affairs such as the Double-Ten China Relief Ball and the Hawaii Chinese Civic Softball League in which it ended as runner-up. On the campus the fraternity entered the interclub tourna- ment for the first time in 1945 and placed second in total club points for that year. In 1946, TCS swept through the interclub volleyball league undefeated. Officers for 1946 were: Raymond Ho, president; Roger Lee, vice-president; Francis Mau, secretary; Dr. Thomas Chang, treasurer; and Representative Hiram Fong, adviser. 207 i GI ' s God-Father Earl M. Finch . . . unassuming rancher from Hattiesburg, Mississippi . . . laps ice cream and " chews the fat " with the boys he befriended at Camp Shelby. GIA Charter members — Front row : James Moran, Mitsugi Yonemori, James Tani, Kenji Ego, Larry Hirokawa, Shigeru Nagata. Baek row: David Nakagawa. Tooru Arisumi, Rodney Fukui, Dr. Bruce White. Daniel Vamashita, George Hagiwara, and Jiro Matsui. Organized for the first time on this campus with a nucleus of fourteen members during the first se- mester, the Gamma Iota Alpha Chapter of Hawaii had well over 150 members by the end of the school year. Being the only national collegiate G.I. organiza- tion of its kind, it seeks to promote the general welfare of all veterans of all the wars of the United States of America. George Hagiwara was elected president. With over 250 veterans back on the campus during the second semester, the GIA now headed by Melvin Letman went to work to speed up sub- sistence payments to the veterans who were not getting their allowances because of Washington red tape. Col. George W. Bicknell, director of the Honolulu ofiice of the Veterans Administration and his staff were called upon to explain the situation at a panel discussion in Hemenway Hall. A red letter day for the club was the visit of Mr. Earl Finch, " one-man USO " from Mississippi. A club committee headed by Edward Okazaki presented Mr. Finch with a koa bowl. During the year the club investigated veteran housing problems on the campus and tried to aid veterans who were in need of financial assistance. Other activities of the club included a picnic with the YWCA girls at a beach home in Waialua, and socials to acquaint the returning veterans with the rest of the student body. Officers were: George Hagiwara, president for first semester; Melvin Letman, president for sec- ond semester; James Tani, vice-president; Shigeru Nakata, secretary; James Moran, treasurer; Toru Arisumi, sergeant - at- arms; Daniel Yamashita, chaplain; and Dr. Bruce White, adviser. Ka Palapala prpsents the 1946 Beauty Queens Ruth Nitta ShiccniKsu Nakashima Alana Wong Supported by enthusiastic veterans who returned to the campus during the second semester, the annual Ka Palapala beauty contest, held for the first time since the outbreak of war, turned out to be one of the biggest events of the year. In the course of the four weeks of the contest, interest overflowed into the community where the campus beauties became a popular topic of conversation. Fifty-five candidates were presented dramatically to the student body and faculty first at a personality- quiz program in Hemenway. A rousing bathing beauty rally followed at the swimming pool. Finally, a third rally featured the contestants as hostesses at an informal dance. Cameramen — pro- fessional and amateur — disregarding film shortages, squandered all their precious stocks at these rallies. The final judging was held on Monday night, March 25, at Farrington Hail. Excited connoisseurs of beauty overflowed the hall long before curtain time. Noisy and enthusiastic, the audience volun- tarily hushed itself and burst out with as Dan Alexander, president of the Honolulu Cham- ber of Commerce, officially opened the program. Exotic Oriental dances, hulas, and singing occu- pied the breaks in the appearance of the various beauties in racial groups. All eyes followed the finalists as they glided up the specially built plat- form which extended out from the stage, then focused expectantly on the board of judges headed by Artist Ben Norris. As a fitting climax, Acting Governor Corbett and President Sinclair made the presentation of victory statuette trophies and gifts donated by interested downtown firms to the five winners. 211 . ' •• F, ran res Yuen •: ; Courtesy of Sam Mukaida Chinese . . . naive . . . ineffably charming . . . combines both beauty and the culinary arts . . . she ' s too sweet for words . . . Courtesy of Sam Mukaida Helen Geracimos Caucasian . . . natural and unaffected . . . tinged with devilish caprice . . . she seeks journalistic career . . . I- izi m m mv Jean McKillo 7 ) Courtesy of Sam MukaiJa Cosmopolitan . . . gracious and sincere ... a winsome smile lends her beauty a touch of gaiety . . . she possesses a yen for dramatics . . . she ' s adorable . . . Courtesy of David Muramolo Esther Chun Korean . . . graceful . . . tall . . . fresh as glowing sun- shine . . . beauty enhanced by the radiance of health . . . w IJarrieL Semi Japanese . . . lovely . . . unassuming . . . her wistful eyes belie her amiable disposition ... a disarming personal- ity .. . A This year ' s beauty contest was sit;niir,aru Irom two points of view. First, it revived school spirit amont stLidcnts and faculty members; and second, it broui ht back one of the traditional pre- war events in student activities to the University campus. The success of the contest depended lart;ely on the unselfish efforts on the part of those who vviliint, ' ly helped to carry over the project. The cooperative spirit of students and members of the faculty and of the community who devotjtl hours towards preparation deserves rccotjnition. We sincerely wish to acknowledge our debt to the following Honolulu firms for their generous donations in making this year ' s beaut) ' contest the success it was: Honolulu Sports Goods Nehi Beverage Co. Coca Cola Bottling Co. Royal Credit Jewelers Edward Sultan Jewelers Lewis Jewelers Nuuanu Dry Goods New York Dress Shop Bombay Bazaar Honolulu Paper Co. Von Hamm-Young Co. Jaye ' s Department Store Fair Department Store Heiwado Jewelers Williams Equipment Co. Paradise Jewelers Co-ed Beauty Shop Bill Miller Hairstylist Ethel ' s Beauty Shop Beaute Band Salon Lola McKay Beauty Shop We also thank the following for their contribution towards the success of the beauty contest: President Gregg M. Sinclair, Acting Governor Gerald Corbctt, Dan Alexander, Ben Norris, Jerry Chong, Calvin Ontai, John Kel- ley, Mrs. Sueko Kimura. Keichiro Yamato, Alana Wong, Shigemitsu Nakashima, Ruth Nitta, Sachi Oyama, Tsuneo Tamura. Dr. Joel Trapido, Edward Okazaki, Ralph Toyota, Hironobu Hino, Kenneth Nagata, Mrs. Dorothy P. Isom, Miss Virginia Cardiff, Miss L. Gibson, Akira Tanaka, Kaoru Watanabe, Petj Matsuoka, Kimiyo Nagata, Ted Tsukiyama, Tetsuro Ushijima, Paul Devone, Herbert Isonaga, James Tani, Laola Hironaka, Elizabeth Jones. Alice Hirayama, and entertainers who paiticipated in the program. Sincerely, Amy HlCiASHIHARA, Beauty Contest Chairman Raymond Higuchi, Editor Courtesy of David Muramoto Yaeko Shigezawa Evelyn Murashige Work on the 1945-46 Ka Palapala started in September 1944, in the usual spirit of optimism. In spit; of the adverse conditions imposed by war, C;hariott:r Chun, 1945 editor, slathered about her a small, enthusiastic group of students and initiated work on the yearbook. From the outset, however, obstacles beset the staff and in May, 1945, the Board of Publications announced its decision to cancel the 1945 edition of the Ka Palapala and to print a Senior pamphlet as a substitute. Again the staff failed to complete its work and in late August, the Board, meeting in a special session hesitantly cancelled the Senior pamphlet and placed upon the new Ka Palapala staff for 1946 the responsibility of incorporating the 1945 material into the yearbook to be published the following year. The break in staff continuity during 1945 taxed the 1946 staff as there were hardly any experienced Ka Palapala members to form a nucleus of the new organization. The editor optimistically canvassed the campus for potential prospects and ended with a handful of students who were willing to share the work and gain experience in yearbook publication. After many unsuccessful attempts to obtain a 218 pjdf Ann Tsutsumi Satoki Yamamoto Albert Chikasuye Albert Chong Caroline Dizon printer or the yearbook, a St.tOO contract was finally signed with a local hrm. However, Ka Palapala ' s troubles did not end with the location of a printir. Early in the year. Editor Higuchi was informed that the S. K. Smith Company of Chicago, manufacturers of Molloy covers, would not be able to put out the covers until the summer of 1946. Further delays were caused by the wave of strikes. Almost before the work on the book was started, the army literally wiped out the photographic staff by drafting Ben Ranada, Albert Chikasuye, Daniel 8:. 0 — and yet the tallying continues into the night . . . ■•i, - ■« Chieko Nishimura and Sachiko Oya- ma types appreciation letters to down- town business firms for their contribu- tions toward the beauty contest. 220 K mivo Nagata Audrey Macdi Kaoru Watanabc Johnny Lai Rose Fung Akira Tanaka Edward Okazaki Beatrice Chong Yuji Yamashita Pang and Albert Chong. Lone survivor of the department was Joe Dizon, who carried on as Ka Palapala ' s one-man photo staff. Later, with no possible replacements, the editor, after a brief study of photography, took over the darkroom himself. During second semester, the influx of returning veterans gave impetus to the successful Ka Palapala Beauty Contest headed by Associate Editor Amy Higashihara and assisted by veteran Keichiro Yamato. Yamato also proved himself irreplaceable as copy editor, succeeding Yuji Yamashita, who was forced to quit because of illness. Three other welcomed veteran additions to the staff were Akira Tanaka and Kaoru Watanabe as photographers, and Edward Okazaki as community relations editor. First group to complete work was the graduate seaion. Helping Editor Yaeko Shigezawa were Beatrice Chong, Audrey Maeda, and Kimiyo Nagata. Evelyn Murashige was administration editor with Elizabeth Fujioka and Tomoka Ohata assisting her. Mary Matsumoto handled the organization sec- tion. The lack of any record on clubs entailed the contacting of all clubs and their presumed leaders at the beginning of the year in order to determine whether or not they were to be active during the year. Ann Tsutsumi and Margaret Harakawa worked with Mary in compiling this data. Sports Editor Pete Matsuoka was helped by Satoki Yamamoto, Jean Iwasaki, and Johnny Lai. Feature writers who proved invaluable were Rose Fung, Ann Tsutsumi, Calvin Ontai, Ellen Miller, Virginia Okamoto, Caroline Dizon, and Paul Nakamura. Staff t}-pists were Chieko Nishimura and Sachiko Oyama, both of whom spent untold hours at the tedious job. Members of Ka Palapala. Ka Leo, and the Board of Publications enjoyed barbecued chicken at the publications banquet at the La Hula Rhumba. In early July, the final copy was sent to the printers, placing in their hands the details of the publication. 221 Alma Mater 111 greet? Manoa Valley our Alma Mater stands Where mountain iiiiuls anil shoivers refresh her fertile lands; The flag of freedom beckons above her shining walls, To larger truth and service our Alma Mater calls. Ha iaii, ue have gathered within thy widefiung doors As sons and daughters claiming thy freely offered stores; Our loyal praise ue tender, and pledge to hold thy aim Till ocean ' s far horizon shall bear thy honored name.

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