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Former University of Hawaii Coach June Jones a Candidate at UCLA?

Well rumor has it that former University of Hawaii Football Coach June Jones is a candidate for the UCLA football head coach position.

June Jones to UCLA?

June Jones to UCLA?

The thought of it is being tossed around in a SMU Subscription Based forums that has some merit.

June Jones to UCLA?

June Jones to UCLA?

In 2007 it was also tossed around that he might be going to UCLA after leaving UH but obviously things didn’t fall through.

…One thing I was told about Hawaii coach June Jones was he would want to bring his whole staff to UCLA, and the Bruins brass are doing everything they can to keep defensive coordinator DeWayne Walker on board. I was told that was a point of contention, and could keep Jones out of the mix...


Brothers Cazimero Holiday Concert at the Volcano Art Center

The Fall Concert season at the Volcano Art Center continues on Saturday, November 26 at 7:00 pm at Kilauea Theater in H.V.N.P. when The Brothers Cazimero hosts a special night of “Holiday Magic in Volcano”. The night will feature Grammy Award winners Robert and Roland Cazimero and their beautiful dancers Jackie Kaniaulono Booth and Danielle M.K. De Fries. Tickets for the Brothers Cazimero concert are $30.00 and are available at www.volcanoartcenter.org or by calling 967-8222. “It is an honor to have these Hawaiian legends who for over 30 years have brought joy and happiness to the people of Hawaii and abroad. We are so happy they are part of our Volcano “Christmas in the Country” Celebration”. stated Concerts Coordinator David Wallerstein.

Robert and Roland Cazimero

Robert and Roland Cazimero

The Brothers Cazimero are consummate performers who have made their indelible imprint on the face of contemporary Hawaiian music. Their talent, longevity and sales success over the past 30 years have placed them in a league of their own, untouched by any other performer in the history of Hawaiian music. The early 1970s were a remarkable time as the Hawaiian culture and music began an amazing resurgence in Hawai‘i. Leading the way down this amazing new path were The Brothers Cazimero, carrying a torch that sparked a new interest in music performed in the Hawaiian language with a contemporary sound that even today has never been duplicated. Their presentation of the chants, dances and songs of their ancestors serve to honor those musicians, composers, teachers and elders who paved the way for what they are able to accomplish in Hawaiian music today.

Robert and Roland Cazimero

Robert and Roland Cazimero

Robert and Roland have released an unprecedented 36 musical recordings and 3 beautifully visual DVDs. Remarkable entertainers on stage, The Brothers Cazimero achieve a full-bodied sound that emanates from two traditional instruments, the acoustic bass and a twelve-string guitar. The Brothers Cazimero have taken the beauty of Hawaiian music and dance for encore performances in Carnegie Hall in New York City, Wolftrap and Hollywood Bowl, as well the World Expo in Brisbane, Australia, Hong Kong, Tokyo; and annual performances in San Francisco, Los Angeles and Seattle to sell out crowds. They have been guest stars each Christmas in always sold out holiday shows with the Honolulu Symphony.

For tickets to the The Brothers Cazimero call 808-967-8222 or visit Volcano Art Center’s Niaulani Campus, VAC Art Gallery in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park; Books, Nooks & Crannies in Hilo or www.volcanoartcenter.org.

Kamehameha Schools Announces Lance Wilhelm as New Trustee

Please join us in welcoming Lance Wilhelm, who was selected today as Kamehameha Schools’ newest trustee by the state Probate Court. Mr. Wilhelm replaces Trustee Diane Plotts, effective January 1, 2012.

Lance Wilhelm

Lance Wilhelm

Our new trustee brings valuable experience in asset stewardship and business and organizational oversight. Throughout his career, Mr. Wilhelm has gained a broad understanding and appreciation for the art of working within a large, nationwide, multi-billion-dollar organization.

Upon learning of his appointment, Lance shared, “I am humbled and honored to be asked to serve Kamehameha in this capacity.  While the work ahead is sure to be challenging, I am excited, energized and eager to work with everyone throughout our Kamehameha ‘Ohana.”

Mr. Wilhelm is Sr. Vice President and Hawai‘i Area Manager for Kiewit Building Group Inc. With 23 years with the Kiewit family, he has held virtually every line position in the company, from estimator and superintendant to project manager and business manager. As its Sr. Vice President and Area Manager, Mr. Wilhelm has ultimate responsibility for the financial and operational performance of the Kiewit Building Group Inc. Hawai‘i area office in addition to operational oversight for all Kiewit Building Group Inc. construction projects, marketing, business development, contract negotiations, labor relations, personnel development, legal and contract administration and corporate philanthropic oversight.

Mr. Wilhelm’s kuleana has translated into many roles in community and trade organizations as well. He is currently Vice President for the General Contractors Labor Association and the West O‘ahu Economic Development Association. He recently served as Chair for the 2011March of Dimes’ March for Babies campaign and is a Board Member for Aloha Council, Boy Scouts of America, the YMCA of Honolulu and the University of Hawai‘i Foundation.

Wilhelm is a graduate of the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and a 1983 graduate of Kamehameha Schools.

As we welcome Mr. Wilhelm, we restate our deep mahalo for all that Trustee Plotts has brought to Kamehameha Schools over the last decade. Her knowledge and wisdom has carried us through the best and toughest of times. We are grateful for her unwavering commitment and aloha to Kamehameha Schools, its mission and the keiki and families we serve.

Information regarding an investiture ceremony for Trustee-select Wilhelm will be shared once plans are in place.

Me ka ‘oia‘i‘o,
J. Douglas Ing, Chair
Micah A. Kāne
Janeen-Ann Ahulani Olds
Corbett A.K. Kalama

Dee Jay Mailer, CEO