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Hawaiian Humane Society

Newsletter People for animals. Animals for people.

October-December 2012

You’re invited to Oahu’s animal summit On Saturday, November 10, the Hawaiian Humane Society will gather animal lovers and rescue groups, pet owners and policy makers, as well as veterinarians and more to explore ways to address Oahu’s animal issues with national and local experts.

Honolulu Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Jan Futa will present Hawaii’s history of animal crimes as well as the evolution of animal-related laws, rights of citizens versus animals, high-profile cases and changing attitudes towards animal offenses. The summit gets under way at 10 am and concludes at 1:30 pm with an optional tour of the Hawaiian Humane Society campus just down the road from the conference center.

Learn more about pet acquisition and ownership, health care and veterinary trends and how to create an animal-friendly community. Summit speakers include national expert Ken White, president and CEO of Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA in San Mateo, California, sharing his experience in working for a variety of animal welfare organizations and how some communities have successfully addressed animal overpopulation through collaborative partnerships across all sectors.

To register for the Humane Society’s Animal Summit at the Japanese Cultural Center visit or call 356-2223. The $40 registration fee includes a buffet lunch. Scholarships are available.

It’s those with four legs that most need someone to stand up for them

President’s Message

A future that the animals deserve Years ago it was thought to improve to quality of life of animals in shelters meant a better vaccination or a stronger antibiotic. We’ve come a long way since our Moiliili shelter was built more than 70 years ago.

importance. However, we know that environment plays a critical role in reducing stress-related illness. Studies have shown that when dogs arrive to a new environment their stress levels can reduce within a matter of days. For cats, Pamela Burns adjustments can take weeks. President and CEO Quality care and With thousands of animals arriving every month, shelter design advances in medicine are of utmost

plays a significant role in the health and happiness of animals. We see a great need for expanded capacity, upgraded facilities and a stronger presence in West Oahu. We are pursuing gifts for our capital efforts towards that goal.

Pamela Burns

Caring for Oahu’s animals like family The Hawaiian Humane Society guarantees a home for 100 percent of the healthy, adoptable cats and dogs that come to us. Animals remain with us to receive love and care as long as it takes to find a new family. Our commitment includes significant medical and behavioral health services, as well as quality-oflife care so that as many as possible can get their best start. Our goal is to continue to help an ever-increasing number of animals with treatable medical issues. For example, Flip arrived to the Hawaiian Humane Society with a congenital tumor and deformed hind leg, which led to a hernia and great suffering. His owners could not afford the veterinary care to improve his quality of life and they no longer wanted him. We knew that with medical care funded by our Max’s Fund we could meet his medical needs and certainly find him a new family. And we did just that. In the recent high-profile Waimanalo cruelty case, some have

Thanks to Max’s Fund, Flip has a new lease on life.

asked why the rescue of 230 dogs and puppies cost so much. While many caring clinics donated their time, expertise and thousands of dollars in charity care, $100,000 still needed to be paid to community veterinarians for services beyond our own clinic’s capabilities. That included laboratory services such as blood analysis, x-rays, orthopedic surgery and more. Ongoing expenses included monthly health exams, vaccinations, sterilization surgery, anesthesia, dental surgery, disease management and so much more.

Outside of special cases, our routine care for adoptions animals include a multitude of services to get them ready for adoption from spay/ neuter surgery to distemper and parvo virus vaccinations and teeth cleaning to heartworm testing and more. In fact, our efforts to cure treatable conditions and ensure these animals are available for adoption has meant that more than 20 percent of animals go through foster care. That’s why volunteers are so important to us. We will continue to provide care to the fullest extent of our resources as we have since 1883.

Survey reveals sources of pets is competitive The Hawaiian Humane Society commissioned a survey conducted by Ward Research in 2012 and the results are in. While cat ownership continues to hover at about 17 percent, dog ownership continues to rise with canines in residence with 45 percent of families. That is an estimated 86,875 cats and 135,313 dogs who share our lives on Oahu. While the Hawaiian Humane Society is top of mind when thinking about where to acquire a pet, the majority of people who have pets got them from friends and family and nearly 40 percent acquired their most recent pet from a pet shop or breeder. So those that choose adoption are a special breed of animal lovers whose compassion for the homeless is inspiring. We are so grateful to so many who support our cause. 2

This year history was made. Together, with your help, we achieved 8,021 adoptions. That’s about 22 adoptions a day – every day of the week for the past 12 months. This was a determined and thoughtful undertaking: to embark on our most creative and collaborative work of finding families for orphaned animals. Our yearlong campaign, that included more than 100 adoptions events, empowered the community to choose adoption.

Humane Society presents fiscal year 2013 board members The Hawaiian Humane Society’s Board of Directors provides oversight and governance for our non-profit organization. It is composed of Oahu’s finest representatives of community leadership. Fiscal year 2013 officers include: Francie Boland as Chair; Rick Zwern as Vice Chair; Ernest H. Fukeda, Jr. as Treasurer; and Ginny Tiu as Secretary.

Fiscal Year 2013 Board Chair

This year the Humane Society welcomes these new board members: Robert H. Armstrong, Stan Cadwallader, Brandt Farias, Elizabeth Rice Grossman and Mi Kosasa.

Additional board members are as follows: Eric Ako, DVM; Robert R. Bean; Pamela Burns; Gerri Cadiz; Nicholas C. Dreher; Pamela S. Jones; Lynn Y. Lally; Naomi Loewe; Kent T. Lucien; Stephen B. Metter; Norman M. Noguchi; Pauline M. Osborne; Mark Polivka; Larry D. Rodriguez; Virginia S. Weinman; and Mary H. Weyand.

Society program reaches out to military members in need by Joanne Romero

James Garcia’s dog, Sydney, is like many of our pets – a member of the family. In fact, she is his only “family” here in Hawaii. An active-duty officer in the U.S. Navy, Garcia’s first deployment in Iraq left him looking for longterm care for his beloved Sydney. “Someone told me about the Hawaiian Humane Society’s Pets of Patriots foster program. After some searching online, I was able to find more information about it,” Garcia said. Being active-duty military personnel, Garcia fit the qualifications for the program. The Humane Society helped set up some interviews with families that volunteered to take care of Sydney,” he said. “I was really lucky. On the first interview, Sydney and the foster family hit it off.”

The family stayed in touch with Garcia while he was overseas, sending him updates and photos of Sydney regularly. “It was reassuring to know that she was well taken care of,” he says. His experience with the program went so well that when he received notice of a second deployment to Iraq, he knew he could turn to the Society. “The second time around, it took a couple of interviews Continued on page 9 3

Pamela Burns President & CEO Jacque LeBlanc Tasha Tanimoto Editors Published quarterly by the Hawaiian Humane Society. 2700 Waialae Avenue Honolulu, Hawaii 96826 Phone (808) 946-2187 Fax (808) 955-6034 On Oahu, the Hawaiian Humane Society shelters, rescues, adopts and welcomes all animals all day and every day. 100% of your gift stays in the islands for the benefit of Hawaii’s animals and people. As an independent non-profit, we receive no funds from mainland animal welfare organizations.

Put your best paw forward on Oct. 7 Thousands of pets and people will put their best paw forward for the

Hawaiian Humane Society’s 22nd Annual PetWalk on October 7 at

Magic Island. Registration starts at 7 am and the walk begins at 8 am. Teams and individuals are collecting donations in honor of the Society’s mission. To join our cause, visit HawaiianHumane. Create your personal fundraising page then share it by email, Twitter and Facebook. The celebration continues after the walk with entertainment, Hawaii Pet Magazine’s float contest, a besttrick contest and a people and pet costume contest. For more information on how to get involved, email us at events@ or call 356-2225.


Mahalo to Our PetWalk 2012 Sponsors Top Dog petco foundation

Best in Show Mike McKenna’s Windward Ford Fairmont Specialty Insurance Avid Identification Systems Hill’s Pet Nutrition Best in Breed

Loyal Champions Aqua Hotels & Resorts Bob & Frances Bean Dr. Eric Ako, DVM R.M. Towill Corporation Larry & Patricia Rodriguez The Rainee Barkhorn Charitable Foundation

Bank of Hawaii Ernst & Young HMSA Matson Ginny Tiu’s Team United Laundry and Services


Why we support

PetWalk 2012

The petco foundation is proud to partner with such a ‘gold standard’ group as the Hawaiian Humane Society.

PetWalk is an excellent opportunity to promote our mutual ‘Think Adoption First’ philosophy and celebrate happy and healthy pets and pet parents. – Paul Jolly, Executive Director petco foundation

Mike McKenna’s Windward Ford ohana is a proud supporter of the Hawaiian Humane Society because we believe in the everlasting love and the paw prints our pets leave on our hearts. Our partnership helps strengthen the bond between humans and animals.

– Mike McKenna with Hokulani

As Oahu’s official lost and found center,

the Hawaiian Humane Society helps thousands of animals find their way home every year. We understand that losing a pet is not easy and we are grateful that there is an organization working hard to reunite them. We are also pleased that we can supply one of the tools to make that good work so successful. – Peter Troesch, AVID

We fully support the 30 programs and services that strengthen the bond by rescuing the abused, engaging volunteers, fighting for better laws and caring for nearly 30,000 animals a year.

– Lloyd Chaffin, Executive Vice President Fairmont Specialty

Hill’s Pet Nutrition strives every day to make a difference for people and their pets by offering the highest-

quality pet nutrition available. The Hawaiian Humane Society does the same by creating new families and caring for thousands of homeless pets. Mahalo to Hill’s for sponsoring all the pet food for the animals in our care. – Pamela Burns Hawaiian Humane Society


It’s A Date

Visit to learn more. Hero Pet Contest – October 15-December 15 With a photo and a $25 donation, you can help homeless animals and make your pet a star by entering our Hero Pet Photo Contest. Enter your pet today at

Holiday Adoption Event at Mike McKenna’s Windward Ford – November 25 Stop by Mike McKenna’s to adopt a special furry friend just in time for the holidays. Santa Paws will be there taking pictures with people and pets for a $25 donation.

The top 3 contest entries with the most votes will be included in our Pets in Paradise Calendar that will go on sale starting December 1. Additionally, all contest entries will be considered for the calendar as well.

Pictures with Santa Paws & Holiday Craft Fair

Promote Kindness in Your Community – October 26 Join Oahu students and teachers for Make a Difference Day for Animals as they wave signs supporting the human-animal bond and the humane treatment of all animals. Students are encouraged to dress up as animals and form road side rallies in front of their schools.

Humane Society – November 17 & 18 • 9am - 4pm Ward Warehouse – December 1 & 2 • 9am - 4pm

For a $30 donation, people and pets – both naughty and nice can have their holiday photos taken with Santa by a professional photographer. Includes a CD with all images.

Annual report highlights year’s achievements Fiscal year 2012 was a banner year for the Hawaiian Humane Society, with more than 8,000 adoptions, nearly 3,000 missing pets reunited with their owners and more than 7,000 animals sterilized. All of the Waimanalo puppy mill dogs were found new and loving homes. Learn more about the Humane Society’s work in fiscal year 2012 in our annual report. Call 356-2223 for a copy or visit for an electronic version. 6

Home is where the heart is All it took was a single microchip, and eight years of separation finally came to an end. That’s what happened to the Mahi family, who were reunited with their dog Snoopy in May after he was found in the streets of Waianae by a Hawaiian Humane Society Humane Investigator. Eight years ago, Snoopy went missing after the Mahi’s moved into their new home in Waikele. The family searched for him and put up flyers, but never found him. Thanks to his microchip, the Mahis are now able to catch up on lost time. “He remembered me because when I came home, the first thing he did was roll onto his back so I could pet his belly,” said Shannon Mahi. For more on pet lost and found, visit

Volunteer toy maker brightens holidays for homeless pets

Busy Buddy for Dogs

A treat-dispensing chew toy that keeps your pet happy and busy. Designed for longer play time and also helps to redirect potentially destructive chewing. $17. Hawaiian Humane Society Supply Shop.

Volunteers contribute their time and talents and find creative ways to bring joy to the animals. Mary Pat Wentz visits garage sales and thrift stores in search of dog-appropriate stuffed animals to make the perfect dog toy. She launders them, makes them pet-friendly and affixes her own custom-designed tag. A toy goes home with every dog adoption. “We have a huge responsibility as human beings to take care of animals,” she said. “It’s also a way of saying ‘thank you’ to adopters and remind them that dogs need play time.”

Holiday Toy Drive – October 1 - November 20 Donate new pet toys to our shelter animals waiting to get adopted. Every animal adopted in December goes home with a new toy


for the holidays. Visit for drop-off locations islandwide including petcos and Cocojor.

City & County reinstates Neuter Now with more funding than ever before The City & County of Honolulu is once again offering reduced-rate spay and neuter certificates for cats and dogs after the Neuter Now program went on hiatus in January due to the depletion of the program’s funds. Nearly 1,000 certificates have been sold in the first several weeks. This year, the City Council earmarked $660,000 for the program – twice the amount allotted last year and the most ever since the program began in 1986. Council member Ann Kobayashi, who is chair of Honolulu City Council’s budget committee, said: “We’ve allocated more funding this year than ever in the history of the program since 1986. It costs the county very little as most of the expense is paid for by pet owners who buy the certificates and redeem that at a participating veterinary clinic.” The county helps to subsidize only EBT card users who can purchase certificates at a $20 rate.

just the kind of opportunity to address an important community issue that deserves support.”

“With more than 60 percent of Oahu households with a pet, there’s a tremendous need,” said Gail Haraguchi, director of the City & County’s Department of Customer Services. “This partnership of government, veterinary clinics and the nonprofit Hawaiian Humane Society is

The Hawaiian Humane Society administers this program at no cost to the County, with certificate sales at its adoptions center. Cost for a certificate is $40 for a male cat, $50 for a female cat, $125 for a male dog, and $150 for a female dog.

Mahalo to the City & County of Honolulu and these generous clinics who care deeply about your pet: Animal Clinic of Honolulu Animal House Veterinary Center Blue Cross Animal Hospital Cat-Bird Vet Mobile Hospital Kailua Animal Clinic Kakaako Pet Hospital Kalihi Pet Clinic Kapalama Pet Hospital Makai Animal Clinic

Mililani Mauka Veterinary Clinic Mililani Town Center Pet Clinic Ohana Veterinary Hospital The Cat Clinic The Pet Clinic The Pet Doctor Waipahu-Waikele Pet Hospital Waianae Vet Clinic

Since the program was established in 1986, more than 200,000 cats and dogs have been sterilized, with 2,715 sterilized last year alone. Accessible and affordable spay and neuter programs are essential to reducing pet overpopulation.

Did you know?

More than 2,700 pets were sterilized last year as part of Neuter Now.


Phoenix enjoys life as reformed hunting dog Phoenix first came to the Hawaiian Humane Society in January, after a video circulating the internet revealed teenagers and adults involved in tormenting a pet pig with hunting dogs. Our officers were able to identify the perpetrators and build a case in partnership with the prosecutor’s office. The case is pending a court outcome. Meanwhile Phoenix, who had become a shelter favorite due to his good-natured and loving personality, was adopted in May by the Lee family of Mililani.

Easy ways to give

Society program reaches out to those in need

Gifts go a long way to help local animals

Continued from page 3 before we found the right fit, but it ended up being a great one,” Garcia said. He points out that one of the great benefits of the program is through the interview process, in which foster families and participants get acquainted to ensure the right fit. “You aren’t just leaving your dog with strangers. You can get to know them first.”

Aloha United Way Select 70540 to make a donation to help us provide care, hope and protection for Oahu’s pets. CFC Salutes the Animals This fall, federal employees can donate through the Combined Federal Campaign. Government employees and the military can make a contribution. Select charity 20356 to salute the animals.

Garcia and Sydney are also active participants in the Society’s Pet Visitation Program. “The Pets of Patriots program was so wonderful, with all the volunteers helping Sydney and me. I wanted to be able to give back to the community,” Garcia said. For more on the Pets of Patriots Program, Pet Visitation or any of the Humane Society’s 30 programs and services, visit 9

Power of the human-animal bond It was only in the late 1970s that researchers began to explore and recognize the science of the humananimal bond. One needs to look no further than the increasing use of animals in institutional settings from hospitals and nursing homes to schools and mental health centers. Nearly 30 years ago, in June 1983, we started our pet visitation program to bring the joy of animal companionship to the ill and disabled. By 1990, 8,000 island residents benefited from this program annually. Today, more than 85 volunteers visit 66 facilities providing more than just cuddly companionship. The furry and four-legged trot through hospital hallways doling out medicine with a wag of the tail and a cold nose, which has been scientifically proven to reduce anxiety, renew self-esteem and lower blood pressure. Hope and joy heal. This benefit is not only for patients but the many doctors and nurses that we work with who

assert that our program enhances productivity and joy in their workplace. One of the earliest studies, published in 1980, found that heart attack patients who owned pets lived longer than those who didn’t have a pet. Another early study found that petting a dog could reduce blood pressure.

Pets Helping People – Islands Hospices’ newest facility at Palolo Chinese Home is the latest service center to join our Pet Visitation program.

More recently, the Research Center for Human/Animal Interaction at the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine has been focusing on the fact that interacting with animals can increase a person’s level of the hormone oxytocin, which elevates feelings of happiness and trust. It also inspires the body’s ability to be in a state of readiness to heal and to grow new cells. Another University of Missouri project focused on the value of dog-walking by studying volunteers who walk dogs at animal shelters. These programs have clearly helped people get healthier and increase exercise. It further turns out the program was also helping the dogs. What that study found was that dogs were significantly more likely to be adopted thanks to the additional exercise and socialization. That’s why our volunteers walk our dogs awaiting adoption twice a day. It is our greatest hope that you will continue to join us in this life-long service to the human-animal bond.


Gifts of Love We gratefully acknowledge donors who have given $100 or more between May 1, – August 15, 2012.

Fat Cats & Top Dogs $10,000 +

Catherine Conrad Princess Abigail Kawananakoa


Mike McKenna’s Windward Ford Alice Robinson Ginny Tiu


Bank of Hawaii Employee Giving Campaign Robert & Frances Bean Stanley Cadwallader & Jim Nabors Buddy Ellis & Kimberly Carson John Fritz Charlaine Higashi Iolani School John Joseph & Marsha Burns Mililani Middle School Catherine Moore Michael Moreno Terry & Kaylene Oyama Alvin & Susan Shishido Frederick Tucher


ALTRES Francie Boland Pamela Burns David & Gerri Cadiz Catherine Caudle Jason del Mundo & Jamie-Lyn Yoshida Amy Derrick-Frost Suzanne Engel Sarah Fincke Ralph Fisher Keith Hasama Kyle Inamine Richard & Susan Ing Martin & Maria Inocelda Preston & Cynthia Kamikawa Theresa & Melissa Kelly Jeffrey & Catherine Kissel Stephen & Dani McCarthy Alan & Lori Miyashita Naka’s Marble Company John & Suzanne Noland Patrick & Elizabeth O’Malley Stan Pusieski & Ann Ludeman Jean Rolles

Edward & Marci Taylor-Kaneshige Leslie & Annie Usui Mary Weyand Vernon Woo Rick Zwern & Karen Huffman


Roy & Amy Abe Jay Agustin Yolanda Ahana Henry Ahn Aina Haina Eye Center David Aiu, Jr. Robyn Akahoshi Sokichi & Sharon Akana Leroy & Carol Akimoto Marc Albertson Deborah Aldrich Joanne Amaki Earl & April Andrade Donald & Barbara Anglin Cosmo & Ann Arakawa Randall & Katherine Araki Steven Arashiro Shachar & Heidi Argov Anna Arita Michael Ark Millicent Asari Kelly Asato Associated Steel Workers Hiram & Jane Au Nathan & Cheryl Au Michael & June Awai Marvin Awaya Frank Baensch Ann Baldwin Ray & Rosaline Ballungay Bonifacio & Elizabeth Banuilos Kenneth Barclay Jacqueline Barton Steven & Tokiko Bazzell Ronald Biho Bikram Yoga Honolulu Jacob & Pongsuwan Bilmes Judy Bishop Books Are Fun Gillian Boss Harriso & Pamela Brooks Robert & Mieko Brown Marie Burghardt Neil Burkart Mary Burlison Claire Butler Bari & Karin Buzzard Frank & Ka thryn Cabacungan Nicomedes & Bernadette Cabe Sandra Cabe Jeffrey & Lynn Cabebe Carl Camanga & Lynn Fukumitsu Lowell & Charlotte Cambra Beverly Cardinal Career Development Center of Hawaii Adam & Jodi Carlson Danette Carroll

Don Carroll Jennifer Cartwright Alfred & Sharlene Castillo Gordon & Louise Chang Kathryn Chang Lucille Chang Clara Char Rahul Chattergy Wieland Chee Clyde & Lisa Chena Molly Cherry Joanne Chinen Abraham & Karlin Cho Elsie Chock Henry & Sylvia Chock Herbert & Leona Chock Verna Chock Calvin & Janet Chow Mel & Beverly Chow Erin Claggett Selwyn Collins Steven Colon & Carrie Hermstad John & Joni Conklin Charles Cook Clara Cook Kleona Corsini Mark & Gail Cosgrove Kris & Catherine Courtney June Cristea Judie Crummel Cub Scouts Pack #1 Thomas & Shirlee Cunningham Karen Curry Roy & Nancy Dacuycuy Noelle Dagil Paul & Dorothy Dale Patricia Davis Peter & Shirley Dawson Marshalena Delaney Nicholas & Leslie Detor Heather Diamond Disney Worldwide Outreach George Do Sofia Dober James Doherty Dian Dooley Sandra Drake Jerry & Minja Draves Laretta Dubin Kendrick & Shizuko Dwyer Jon & Mary Lou Earll Alan & Elinore Eckel John Edwards Denise Emsley Ernestine Enomoto Isami Enomoto Tami Erickson Charles & Cynthia Erlinger Kathy Esposito-Mason Karen Essene Eye Productions Eleanor Fahrenwald Charles & Stephanie Farmer Thomas & Barbara Farrell Sonia Faust Diane Fedor Doris Fernandez Joy Fischer


Vasanti Fithian Linda Flinn Regina Foster Harry & Carol Friedman Jack Frost Gwen Fujie Al & Sandra Fujii Benjamin & Laura Fujimoto Andrea Fujinaga Bert & Sharon Fujinaga Harold & Janet Fujise Joyce Fukata Leimomi Fukuda Brian Fukunaga Ann Fukushima Tiare Fullerton Louis & Mary Furtado Gary Furutani John & Hsiu Mei Furuyama Lynette Gehring Robert & Cynthia Geiling Patrick & Catherine Geraghty Philip & Monique Gevas Maimona Ghows Girl Scout Troop #276 Girl Scout Troop #293 Girl Scout Troop #510 Kimberly Gleason Layne & Michele Goeas Wende Goo Kev Gorton Eleanor Goto Kevin Goto Stephen & Mary Graner William & Janet Grant Andrew Guidotti Carol Hagino Thomas & Shigeko Hahn Pamela Haina Mary Hamasaki Gregory & Wendy Hanna Laurel Hannell Jeffrey & Lorena Hanyu Susan Harada Richard Harp Albert Harris Sandra Harvey Terri Harvey Hawaiian Legacy Hardwoods Hawaiian Terriers Association Clifford Hayashi Nancy Hedlund Ralph Heidenreich Virginia Henderson Melvin & Lucinda Herolaga Mitsuji Higashi Frank, Sandi & Alex Hino George & Kay Hino Sachiko Hirai Eric Hirano Patricia Hirano Roy & Emi Hirono Harriet Ho Timothy Ho John & Jeanette Hoag Kurt Hoffman & Trudy Powers-Hoffman Katsumi Honma Michele Houser

Elizabeth Howard Julie Ann Iguchi Charlene Ikeda Roy & Cassy Ikeda June Ikezawa Wayne Inagaki Ronald & Lorene Ishimaru Marsha Ito Chad Itokazu Gertrude Iwaida Elaine Jackson Kyle Jacobi Kurt Jacobson Gary James Gary & Lorene Jo Gary & Melanie Johnson Jacquelyn Johnson Louise Johnson Daniel & Grace Kagehiro Raymond & Corinne Kagemoto Patsy Kalawaia Jeryl Kam Thomas Kamikawa Gail Kaminaga Dean & Christine Kanemaru Jared & Terri Kanemaru William & Kathleen Kaneshige Joan Kaneshiro Kenneth & Amy Kaneshiro Clifford Karimoto Linda Katagiri Alan & Lori Kato Evelyn Kawahara Florence Kawakami Lance & Aoi Kawano Jennie Kawelo-Polani Edward Keating Howard & Elizabeth Keller David Kellogg James Kelly Sue Kelly Paul Kennedy Michael & Susan Kihara Robert & Hope Kihune Stephanie Kim Dan & Kathryn Kirley Brian Kirsch Thomas & Karen Kiyabu Peter Klein Marilyn Kobata Arthur Kobayashi Bert & Nicole Kobayashi Carolyn Kobayashi Stanley & Esther Koga Doris Ann Kollars Jane Koseki Jacqueline Kubo Takeo & Barbara Kudo Clayton Kunitake Gayle Kuoha La Pietra Perfecto Labrador & Carol Pang-Labrador Ernest Lai David Landry & Kimberly Chai Guia Lasquete Andrew & Helen Lau Merilee Lau Monique Lau Thomas & Roberta Lau Terese Leber Craig & Penni Lee Deanna Lee Denny & Alice Lee George Lee Jin Sook Lee Juliet Lee

Justin & Linda Lee Ki Lee Rep. Marilyn Lee Robert & Andrea Lee Paul Lemcke & Kumiko Naiki Deena Leong Don & Elaine Leong Mahealani & Mapuana Lew Richard & Rosann Lewis Barbara Lindblom Jillian Lombard Karen & T.J. Long Maury Lorey Carol Lucero Duncan Lum Kevin Lum & Kristina Poulos-Lum Leighton & Valerie Lum Steven Lum Brian & Siu Lan Lundy Joseph & Mariko Lyons Donna Lyons-Rhoades Anthony Macawile & Pamela Nakamura Gilbert MacDonald Collette Madden Susan Madey Michael Maeda Moira Maeda-Nakamine Clayton & Dori Makiya Randy Makizuru Kate Malheiro Alexander & Clarita Malinao Melissa Mano Beverly Mar Jeanne Marn Paul Martin & Lorren Loo Robert Martin & Masayo Nakagawa Marion Masuda Pamela Masuda Margaret Matayoshi Marvin Mathews Curtis & Ann Matsumoto Kaori Matsumoto Takeo & Winifred Matsumoto April Matsumura Herbert & Violet Matsumura Caressa Matsuoka Megan Matsuoka Robert McConnell James & Susan McDonald Rosemarie McElhaney Michael McElroy Hugh McKenzie, Jr. Richard & Kimie Meguro Gerald & Connie Meredith Wendell Mew Robert Midkiff Michael Migita Tea Migita Alice Miles Bill Miller Richard & Hanae Mills Faith Milnes Betty Min Harvey & Christine Minatoya Dennis & Chan Mitsunaga Kathryn Mitsunaga Harry & Ethel Miyachi Harold & Amy Miyamoto Wendy Miyamoto Yoshiye Miyashita Walter & Helga Mizushima Moanalua Elementary School Patrick Monahan Esther Moniz

Yung Yong Moon Debbie Mori Jackson, Allegra & Mele Morisawa Robert & Karen Morneau Regina Mow-Galletti

Norali Perry Marlene Peterson Helen Petrovich Lisa Phillips Helen Pierce Maria Pine

Bequests May 1 – August 15, 2012

Kiyoshi & Margot Afuso Kent Ghirard Adelia Williamson

Seshagiri & Kristine Munipalli Dorothy Muranaka Joan Musgrave Michael Naito Ralph Naito Roy & Shirley Naito Jerry & Carol Nakagami Kenneth & Karen Nakamura Thomas Nakano Bruce & Vanina Nakaoka Milton & Nancy Napuunoa Sharon Nashiro Christina Naughton Jemal & Atsuko Ned Eric Nedzweckas James & Shirley Newman Peggy Newton Joyce Niksich Randy Nishii Eileen Nishikawa Warren Nishimoto & Michiko Kodama-Nishimoto Glenn & Joy Nishino Wallace & Jana Nitta Cathy Nonaka Christine Nozawa Gary Oba Alice Oda Cynthia Oda Ann Ohata Selma Oishi Edwin & Marion Oka Harold & Betty Okimura Denise Okuhara Carlos Omphroy Linda Mae Onomoto Kimberly O’Quinn Mike & Sheryl Oschin-Goodman Timothy Oshima Akiko Owada Craig & Wendy Oyadomori Beverly Page John Pampalone & Connie Yu-Pampalone Laeton & Lena Pang Ethan & Janice Park Lorna Park Shay Park Robert Pascua David Patrick Sharon Pattison John & Misako Pearson Pediatric Dentistry Associates Edward & Gayle Pei Donald Pendleton


Carl & Natalie Pitre Vaughn & Melinda Plemer Theodore Pochinski, Jr. Gilbert Ponce John & Lori Popovich Alexis Pospischil Chuck Pucevich Larry Pullen Edward Quinlan Chris & Judie Racine Alejandra Ramos Curtis Ramsey Tiare Rebuldela Makakaualii Rego Rita Reyes Atsuko Robinson Catherine Rodgers Lillian Rosengrant Linda Rowan Douglas & Carol Anne Rowles Harry Russell Robert & Theresa Russio Margaret Ryan Edwin & Carol Saito Glen & Christine Saito Scott Sakata Wendy Sakata-Inafuku Bert Sakuda Edward & Sadako Sample Mary Sanford Amparo Santiago George & Joy Saunter Frances Schneider Dennis & Joann Segawa Karen Segawa Justin & Faith Seguirant Stanley Seo Al & Connie Serafin Fabiana Servantes Diane Sether Arthur & June Shida Janet Shiga Masayoshi & Juliet Shimabukuro Reid Shimizu & Joy Kamae-Shimizu Craig & Jane Shimoda David & Elsie Shimokawa Julie Shimokihara Mark Shiroma George & Cheryl Shon John & Stephanie Sims Peter Skeen Elaine Skelton Helen Skov Thomas & Amy Slavin

David & Sherry Smith Dexter & Dawn Smith Hae-Suk Son David & Valerie Sorensen John & Iris Spade Arthur & Roberta Sprague St. John Vianney School Karl & Carole Stahlkopf Sally Staley John Stallman Ashley Stearns William Schneider & Karen Stemp Walter & Cookie Stephan

Richard & Atsuko Tsuruda Umur & Norma Turkalp Brian & Kimberly Tyau Melissa Tyree Carla Uchima-Toy Amy Uyechi Franklin & Harriet Uyeda Machiko Uyehara Stanley Uyehara Philip & Patricia Valenti Richard & Noreen Van Horn Richard Van Ness George Van Orden Sheila Veikune

CONTINUING TRUSTS May 1 – August 15, 2012

Jack & Marie Lord Fund Margaret Van Poole Foundation

Amy Stratton Christina Strunk Audrey Sue Lisa Sue Wesley Sugai Gregory & Peggy Sugimoto Kenard Sumida Sunflower Girls Suzanne Surratt Ralph Suzuki Gwen Suzuki-Oishi Tae’s Teppanyaki Lunchwagon Faye Taira Susan K. Takahashi Susan T. Takahashi Masao & Tomiko Takai Lillian Takaki Tadashi & Natsue Takano Lauren Takaoka Darrell Takebayashi Carl & Katherine Takushi Naoko Tamai Derrick Tanabe Sandra Tanaka Maile Tanimoto Doss Tannehill Harold Tarumoto, Jr. & Laverne Tokunaga-Tarumoto Burt Tasaka Gayle Tasaka Jane Tateyama Angeline Tavares Lloyd & Constance Teixeira Robert & Setsuko Teramoto Pyong Thomas James & Mary Thrash Rene Tillich Archie & Josie Titus Hans Tobler Ross & Sharon Togashi Dwight Tolentino Lynn Tolentino David & Nancy Tom Emily Tom Kevin Tom & Faith Kanno-Tom Lois Torikawa Russell & Pamela Toyooka Nobuo & Mitsuyo Tsuchiya

Carl & Paula Vetter Patches Vetter Trudi Vetter Alejandro Vidal Sean & Sheri Viernes Grace Visaya Nancy Vivas Wahiawa Elementary School Jo Wakayama Myra Wakuzawa Denise Walterhoefer Marie Wang Linda Warrick Richard & Carole Wasnich Roy & Paulette Watanabe Linda Weeks Robert Wehrman & Joan Kellner-Wehrman Camille Weindl James Welch & Momi Mollet Miyo Wenkam Faith Wenzl Wilma Westin Henry & Amy Wharton Lisa White Cindy Winegar Judith Wolfe Abbielyn Wong Danny & Lorrie Wong Laurena Wong Naomi Wong Darin Wright George & Mary Ann Wyman Carol Jean Yakuma Miles & Miko Yamabe Sueo & June Yamachi Chad Yamada Charlotte Yamada David Yamagata Amy Yamakawa Fay Yamakawa Alfred & Jocelyn Yamamoto Gayle Yamamoto Rodney & Frances Yamamoto Ronald & Judy Yamamoto Stanley Yamaoka Jerry & Caryn Yamauchi Richard Yamauchi

Kathleen Yanagihara-Brooks Akio & Frances Yano Theresa Yeung Robin & Sharon Yokoyama Darryl & Paula Yonezawa Russell & Gail Yoshida Bryant Young Randolph & Rose Young Michelle Youngblood Neal Yuda & Kathleen Yogi Jerry Zak Olive Zukeran

In Honor of People

Dr. Wu, Dr. Force & the Staff of VCA Kaneohe Dale & Katherine Aina Shirley Yen Edward & Marina Young

In Honor of Pets Angel David & Karen Kondo B.J. & Zorro Roy & Juanita Takara

Warner Brake Linda Cross

Bubba Jeanelle Horner

Sharon Dunn Melanie Dunn

China & Kila Ronald & Deanna Lee

Hawaiian Humane Society Staff & Volunteers Susan, Putt & Toby Richards

Gizmo Christina Strunk

Lyn Jordan Mr. & Mrs. Lawrence Kimata Mi Kosasa Ginny Tiu Marissa Liu & John Ross’ Wedding Ginny Tiu Fred Mansho’s 100th Birthday Matthew Fischer Elizabeth Hardaway Vince Mansho Joe & Carolyn Shacter Lorraine Togami & Susan Akamine Roy & Julia Tsumoto

Kiko & Uli Reiko Flannagan Kiwi, Kinako & Mozart Jonathan & Cora Cho Meechiko Ashley Stearns Mele Ann Yamamoto Pooh Michael Beaumont Primo Craig Takamiya Sasha Beverly Yap

Helen Michie Ginny Tiu

Sassy & Scooter Locations Foundation Aileen Wada

Jim Nabors’ Birthday Anna Meng & Mike Hogan Ginny Tiu Rich & Wendy Wycoff

Seymore Stephen Case

Linda Pacheco & Judy Szpak’s Wedding Donna Curry Ina Percival Tracy Taylor Sarah Wanzong Larry Rodriguez Michael Lucki Ben Tikhonenkov’s 1st Birthday Sergei & Emily Tikhonenkov Carolyn Viola Michael Zamperini & Clay Burchell Shea Wrenn Red Brick Pizza


Tora Leslie & Millicent Asari

In Memory of People John Apana, Jr. Raynette Ahuna Alvin & Kathleen Aihara Tina Apana Roy Aukai Wallace & Janice Aukai Bruce & Teresa Barrett Bert Ohana Clyde Bush Honey Boy George & Debbie Kaniho Maxwell Kaniho Paul Kauhane Kealoha Ohana Warren Kimokeo Oliver Kupau Anthony Magalion Calvin & Doreen Matthews Gervin Miyamoto Ron & Barbara Okada Park Ohana Violet Toguchi Waiau Ohana Carlton Wong Linda Yamakawa Zablan Ohana Zakabi Ohana Hilda Cabanel-Evans George & Bonnie Murphy Susan Carlson George & Bonnie Murphy Raymond Chao Bruce Behnke Elizabeth Meisels Arleene Skillman Bernice Char Choy Gerald & Selma Pang Claire Dauer Frederick Dauer Alfred Furtado Tony & Paula Sussex Jo Anne Gasher John Gasher Robert Griem Paul Griem Robert Mills Harris John & Courtney Davis Charles Parks Kazuo Hisanaga Leslie & Catherine Yoshino Tiffany Hughgill-Magee Francine Araki Shelle Avecilla Karen Awa Peter & Kimberly Backus John Bradley Lawrence & Ruth Cabrinha Shelley Rae Chiya David & Debra Chock Donna Chuck The Circle C Richard & Marian Conroy

Ake Densert RenĂŠ Garvin William George Sharon Goebel Peggy Gordon Amy Graham James Haraguchi Janell Israel Keiki-Dawn Izumi Norman & Sharon James Linda Johansen Ken & Debra Johnson Denise Jorgensen Jean Kenny Albert & Merna Kin In Joncee Kohls Earle & Mary Anne Long Martha MacFarlane Jack & Jane Magee Michael & Dorothy Marsh Gertrudis Mina Phyllis Mito Stephanie Moad James & Cherie Moncrief Guy Murashige Jerold Ogami-Van Camp Douglas Oshiro Mr. & Mrs. Mitchell Osurman Michael Osurman Victoriano & Barbara Osurman Susan Otaguro Sandra Peltzer Dan & Kristina Perry Catherine Powers Carole Richelieu Melvin Sakaue Harold & Joyce Schatz Penelope Shiroma Shawn Slocum Ronald & Andree Sprink Eleanor Taira Gary & Sally Takashima Richard & Helen Tomiyasu Mabel Trafford Phyllis Tsutsui Robert Wahl, Jr. Georgiana Yap Wendrick Yee Allan Izumi George & Bonnie Murphy Eleanor Jean Johnson Lynne Ellen Hollinger Ruth Murphy Judd Balbi Brooks Virginia Brown James Garber Donald & Phoebe Gedge Sigrid Grover Phyllis Hardy Lani Hearn Cully, Mele & Julie Judd Norman Lawson, Jr. & Jill Lawson John & Catherine Payne Jack Kellner Gerri & David Cadiz John & Susan Griffin Elizabeth Kennett Paul & Peggy Haring

Colin Crowell Kippen, Sr. & Healani Burgess Kippen Arlette Aki Thomas & Nancy Alejo Julia Bronge Ronald Doney Keith Finkboner Dedie Giuliani Edgar Gum Curt & Jan Hasegawa Nancy Heagle Frederick Kamaka Colleen & Buffy Kitamoto Adam & Jennifer Metz Gary & Kelli Minatoya Patricia Onogi Judy Park Eileen Peyton Charlene Rothkpf Amy Schnitler Pat Stocker Charlotte Strauss Lea Uehara Suzanne Yen

Michael Michaeledes Christopher & Tami Brown Bernie & Beverly Kestler Clara Yokoyama Patricia Janet Mills Lance, Jennifer & Sarah Mills John Russell Mueh George & Joan Kent Jean Leduc & Kathleen Rielly Jennie Lee In Audrey Mueh Barbara Wakatake Leon Munson Gloria Munson Bea Northway Louise DuPont Dorothy Egner Ogan Gerri & David Cadiz Marcia Morgado

Grants May 1 – August 15, 2012

ABC Stores/ Kosasa Foundation Koaniani Fund Pearl Harbor Submarine Spouses Charity Association Sophie Russell Testamentary Trust

Sherlin Lee Kowal Barby Clarke

Kay Okada Beatrice Chong

Norton Langley Lawrence & Linda Jo Langley

Johannah Peyton Eloise Monsarrat

Gail Lau Johnson Lau

Lawrence Shimazu Aaron & Eriko Hara

Christy Louise Lovell Ala Wai K-9 Playground A Lola Cohen Alexandra Edrich Wendy Heath Jay & Ginger Higgins Marie-Line Moisan Dianah Neff Carol Okasaki Shaunna Tabor Mary Wilson

Dean Everett Shipp Julie DeRango Kathi Howard Robert & Cornelia May Raymond & Trudy Okada Wanda Shipp Martha Urann John & Michelle Van Ert

June Maaka Andrea Bartlett Jeff & Stephanie Furuta

Marta Szkudlapski George & Bonnie Murphy

Solomon Maialoha, Jr. Lynne Ellen Hollinger Henry Duval McDowell Steven & Deborah Knight Frances Elizabeth Midkiff Morris Meyers Virginia Brown


Elizabeth Shizuko Sonoda Linda Morishita

Emi Tamura Kikue Akiyama Mindy Chong Edith Wakai Patricia Tiu Ginny Tiu Isamu Tokuhara Tokuko Tokuhara

Sawyer Weir George & Bonnie Murphy

Digger Roger Evans

Rudolph Kenneth Wise, Jr. Bernadade Ornellas Alice Yoshioka Donald & Joyce Nishiiye

Frisky, Muffy, Buffy, Minnie, & Numerous Cats, Birds & Rabbits Judy Aono

Michelle Lebb Zakimi Faith Lebb Chase Evan Zavakos Erica Hiar Daniel Miraldi Peter & Victoria Schneider Phillip Shanks Charise Shigeta

In Memory of Pets Abraham & Caroline Christopher & Kelly Blanchard Amber, Grigo, Pisces, Peanut & Billy Karen Murakami Bailey & Gingerlyn Randy, Elise & EJ Talavera Bandit & Spike David Graves Bea Ginny Tiu Benji & Sandy Roy & Juanita Takara Bentley Governor Ben & Vicky Cayetano Barron & Dede Guss Ginny Tiu Big Spot Adele Chong Bubba Peter Wohlberg Bugsey Patricia Domingo Charlie Alvin & Karen Scott Choco Kumiko Kaminaka Cookie & Gus Miriam Whittle Daisy JoAnn Yanazaki

Gypsy Ginny Tiu Hazel, Penny & Cindy Edmond Arquero Jordan Jean Ayresman-Horie Junior Letitia Bailey Kani Richard & Marvela Satake Keiki & Chloe Mary Agor Keli’i Terry Akana

Nani Terry & Kaylene Oyama

Sasha Terry & Kaylene Oyama

Keystone Pamela Burns Andrew Kluger Keith Ogasawara & Jan Kobayashi Lisa Swartzwelder Ginny Tiu

Neddie Wanda Shipp

Sassy Girl Moheb & Nancy Ghali

Oscar Leila Saib

Shelly & Oso Richard & Raynette Leon

Otis Kenneth & Elaine Kamemoto

Snikki & Ele Ele Judith Wolfe

Lina Gayle Pingree

PC Richard Flagg & Alberta Freidus-Flagg

Spike Quincy & Gloria Quiocho Rachelle Quiocho Gary & Uilani Santos

Lord Chauncey von Fauntleroy III Darene Matsuoka

Pepper Beatrice Chong

Lucca Carol Blumlein

Pepper Jean Lum

Lucky Robert Martin & Masayo Nakagawa

Peppergirl Wendell & Patricia Ann Chow

Maddie Ginny Tiu Madison Gregory Gibbons & Peter Fujieki Max George & Helen Mimura

Precious & Mr. Cat Daphne Kennedy Puakea Stella, Kika & Ipo Grantham Quinn Jean Leduc & Kathleen Rielly

Tatia Virginia Schergen Teddy Bear Dorothy Urada Terra & Mog Cody Higaki Turbo Terry & Kaylene Oyama Vaehina Jeanelle Horner Vinnie Robert & Frances Bean

Max Joseph & Edna Okano

Raja Matthew Koenig, Jennifer Moran, Jameson & Brownie

Milo Michael Armenoff

Ralph Bruce & Sandra Nicholl

Yuki Daniel Luis & Becky Kawamura

Milo Ginny Tiu

Rocky, Rambo & J-Jet Randy & Lheanne Carbonel

Zero Dale & Katherine Aina

Nala Nicole Nashiro

Sam Francine Tom

Nani John & Elizabeth French

Sammy Conrad & Lindee Higashionna

Winston Leilani Adams Maguire

On Oahu, the Hawaiian Humane Society shelters, rescues, adopts and welcomes all animals all day and every day. 100% of your gift stays in the islands for the benef it of Hawaii’s animals and people.


Non-Profit Org. US Postage PAID Honolulu, HI Permit No. 1004

2700 Waialae Avenue Honolulu, HI 96826

Scouts Give Back

A group of Sunflower Girls and Cub Scouts Pack 1 Den 17 generously donated $330 to the Hawaiian Humane Society.

Kids Fight Cruelty

Thanks to Lunalilo Elementary School’s fifth grade class for raising $185 to fight puppy mills and animal cruelty on Oahu.

Holiday Gift Ideas

With a donation of $25 or more, we will mail that special someone a personalized holiday greeting card acknowledging your thoughtful gift.

A Special Mahalo

Special thanks to Doug Allen and Edward Morris for their construction support at the shelter.

High-Tech Tour

Mahalo to Catherine Pitts and Courtney Bostdorff of 360 Island Tours for sponsoring an online virtual tour of the Hawaiian Humane Society. Visit to check it out.

Hawaiian Humane Society Oct.-Dec. Newsletter  

Hawaiian Humane Society Oct.-Dec. Newsletter