Features 8 What Does Giving Back Mean To You? A picture is worth a thousand words – photos tell a story. While viewed differently, the feeling of giving back is exponential. 14 The Noblesse Oblige Effect We build leaders and they build a legacy. Former Kekumano scholar and current Maryknoll School Director of Marketing and Communications recounts his experience as the 2009 Kekumano Scholarship Recipient. 17 The Art of Brad Koki A true learner, leader, and lifelong Spartan leaves his mark behind, with Maryknoll as one of his finest masterpieces. 19 Snow for a Day in Hawai‘i Nei Christmas is a time to make dreams come true, and Spartans couldn’t help but spread a little aloha to patients at Shriners Hospitals for Children - Honolulu. 20 Handcrafted With Premium Ingredients How the king of macarons got to the top by giving back. 26 Field of Dedication & Dreams Generations of families have shared the same dirt diamonds as our champion baseball and softball teams. 28 Driven On or off the field, John Uekawa’s work in the community has imprinted a longlasting positive effect – making him the recipient of this year’s Noblesse Oblige Award for Service.
The fight for gender equality is only one of many impacts in which Kekumano Recipient, John Uekawa paves the road. by Fran Wong