SAVE THE DATE: Oct. 12th, 2019 18th Annual Evening of Aloha Gala Dinner

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Presenting Sponsor

Diamond Sponsors

Ruby Sponsors

  • Sugimoto Family Foundation

Emerald Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors

  • Dennis & Lorraine Kimura & Bill & Christy Seki
  • Doizaki Family
  • Theodore Toguchi

Gold Sponsors

  • Haruo Hayashi Family
  • Frank & Betty Hiji
  • Seki, Nishimura & Watase, LLP
  • Rick and Patee Shinto & Family

Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors

  • Patty Brown Physical Therapy
  • Terry & Gayle Hara
  • Alan Hayashi
  • Derek and Polly Izumo
  • Izumo/Watase Families
  • The J. Morey Company, Inc.
  • Mitchell Maki and Cayleen Nakamura
  • Hon. Jeffrey & Akiko Maloney & Family
  • James and Yuri Ogawa Family Foundation
  • Mas Takahashi Family
  • The Sosa/Masuda Family

Steel Sponsors (Community)

Color Guard Sponsor

  • Ken and Candace Watase

Centerpiece Sponsor

  • Southern California Flower Market

Exclusive & Official Airline

Program Booklet Printing Sponsor

  • L.A. Press

Evening of Aloha

Purchase Gala Tickets


To order tickets, please call 310-328-0907.

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Please contact Christina Tatsugawa or call 310-328-0907.

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Saturday, October 12th, 2019
The Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites
California Ballroom
404 S. Figueroa St.
Los Angeles, CA

Contact: Call 310-328-0907 or email

Thank you to all of our supporters, sponsors, veterans and their families for a successful Evening of Aloha!


Check back here to see updates on the upcoming program.

Book Hotel

Get the group rate when you book accommodations through the website only. Limited number of rooms available.


  1. Click the "Book Hotel" button below. This will take you to the Westin Bonaventure website.
  2. Select Oct 12th check-in date. A menu will display labeled "Special Rates"
  3. Enter promo code K6Y in the Corporate/Promo/SET# field
  4. Choose your room and continue the checkout process

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Auction Donations

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Opportunity Draw

ENTER TO WIN A 2018 HONDA PILOT AWD EX-L WITH NAVIGATION! Click the button below to download the order form or contact Marsha Kawasaki at 310-222-5702 or email at

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Wish to be a Sponsor?

Please contact Christina Tatsugawa or call 310-328-0907.

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Schedule of Events

4:30pm - Reception and Silent Auction
6:00pm - Live Auction, Fine Dining, Program

Event Info

Master of Ceremonies:

David Ono, ABC 7 Eyewitness News

Entertainment by:

Lauren Kinkade, Musical Director

  • U.S. Senator Spark Masayuki Matsunaga (posthumously)
  • With recognition to Bruce Kato and James G. Wellbaum

Celebrity Chefs:
  • Chef Roy Yamaguchi, Founder and Owner, Roy's Restaurants Worldwide
  • Chef Akira Hirose, Owner of Maison Akira
  • Chef Jeremy Choo, King's Hawaiian Bakery & Restaurant
From Left to Right: Roy Yamaguchi, Akira Hirose, and Jeremy Choo

Dinner Co-Chairs:
  • Terry Hara, LAPD Deputy Chief, Retired
  • Akiko Maloney, Pharm. D., Clinical Pharmacist, Keck Hospital of USC
  • Nancy Okubo, Vice President & Segment Manager, MUFG Union Bank
Terry Hara
Akiko Maloney
Nancy Okubo

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