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Too soon in many ways. A big mahalo to Marcia Wright for alerting me to this news.

Alice Rolph as pictured in the senior section of the 1974 Punahou Oahuan.

Alice Rolph as pictured in the senior section of the 1974 Oahuan.

It is with great sadness that I learned today of the passing of our Punahou74 classmate Continue Reading »

“Old shoes and old friends are best for relaxing.” (Author unknown)

Punahou74 classmates pose after making it to the top of the Makapuu Lighthouse trail.

Punahou74 classmates pose after making it to the top of the Makapuu Lighthouse trail.

Following a late night at the Friday cocktail party, twenty-eight classmates arose early, put on some old shoes, and headed to Continue Reading »

Friday night of Punahou’s Alumni Week 2014 was the night for parties, reunion class parties that is. Party sites were situated throughout the city of Honolulu: Pier 39, Waialae Country Club, and Punahou74? It was headed for a little house in Nuuanu Valley.

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(L-R) Faith Sereno Rex, Robert Aten, and Sheree Lum Orsi

It was the best attended event of the reunion. More than 175 classmates, family, and friends came to reunite at John Morgan’s historic residence. Built in a classic colonial style and surrounded with beautifully manicured gardens, it was a gracious setting. Tents and tables had been set up for the outdoor party and our weather prayers had been answered! Despite it being Friday the 13th we had received some good luck. The temperature was a balmy 84 degrees and the sky cloudless as with soft trades blowing through the grounds.

Scott Metcalf placed signs alongside the road directing the party-goers to the site. Upon arrival Continue Reading »

While a high school reunion is all about reconnecting with friends, it’s also about remembering those who can no longer join us to make that connection.

Memorial Service Display

Cathy Kam Ho designed the memorial display (“We Remember”). Babs Miyano Young arranged the white anthuriums and fern. The memorial movie played on the laptop to the right.

Before the Friday night party began, a short service was held to remember our departed classmates.

To introduce them, Heidi Continue Reading »

On Friday, August 22, 2014 the night blooming cereus hedge was loaded with buds.

Punahou Night Blooming Cereus 1

Night blooming cereus buds abounded on the mauka side of the Wilder Street hedge.

This summer has been wet so the blooms have not been as regular or as intense as last year. But, from what I saw on Friday, there may be a great night blooming cereus Continue Reading »

It’s been the same look since our 35th reunion. Time for a change. Did you notice?

35th Blog Look

The old look of Punahou Class of 74’s Blog.

When I started this blog in 2009 WordPress was a different animal. While offering a robust blogging platform, the Continue Reading »

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