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Taylor Venenciano '19 -- U.S. Presidential Scholar

6/5/2019
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Senior class president Taylor Venenciano '19 shares her thoughts about her seven-year journey at 'Iolani School, which concludes as a United States Presidential Scholar, championship athlete and indispensable leader. Truly a remarkable young woman, she is headed to Pomona College. Please subscribe to the 'Iolani School Podcast. Mahalo!

Duration:00:41:40

Dean Shimamoto '94 -- Former Boys Basketball Head Coach

3/8/2019
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Three-time state champion boys basketball coach Dean Shimamoto '94 surprised many people when he stepped down from his coaching position on March 1, 2019. Also a member of the school's Information Technology Services Department, he discusses his big decision, explains why he loves coaching so much, recounts memories of his playing days at 'Iolani under Dr. Mark Mugiishi '77 and describes what "One Team" means to him. Please subscribe to the 'Iolani School Podcast. Mahalo!

Duration:01:29:31

Nate Chinen '94 -- 2019 Keables Chair Holder

2/15/2019
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Internationally acclaimed jazz music critic Nate Chinen '94 returned to 'Iolani as the 2019 Harold Keables Chair Holder. The Director of Editorial Content at WBGO (Newark, N.J.) and longtime New York Times writer touches on a little bit of everything, including how his 13-year journey as a Son of 'Iolani shaped his life. Please subscribe to the 'Iolani School Podcast. Mahalo!

Duration:01:07:27

Holly Chung -- Art Department Head

12/28/2018
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Creator of perhaps the most magical classroom on campus, mixed media art teacher Holly Chung defines the word "art" and explains its role in an 'Iolani School education. The Art Department Head also provides insight on all her brilliant colleagues, who bring out the best in their students. Please subscribe to the 'Iolani School Podcast. Mahalo!

Duration:00:51:01

Ernette Au -- AP Psychology Teacher

10/29/2018
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On the first day of her 44th year as an 'Iolani School teacher, Ernette Au shares her thoughts on a wide variety of subjects, including her longtime association with the 'Iolani Fair and the honor of being the faculty member with the most seniority. Please subscribe to the 'Iolani School Podcast. Mahalo!

Duration:00:42:21

Chris Shimabukuro '85 -- Director of Legacy Giving

9/19/2018
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After a long association with Mr. Edward K. Hamada '46, first as one of his football players and later as a colleague in the Advancement Office, Chris Shimabukuro '85 is heading up a group that's establishing the Eddie Hamada Legacy Project. Please subscribe to the 'Iolani School Podcast. Mahalo!

Duration:00:44:38

Wendell Look '78 -- 'Iolani Head Football Coach

8/24/2018
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Prior to the start of the 2018 football season, featuring the new OIA-ILH interleague schedule, 'Iolani head coach Wendell Look '78 discusses the new format, looks back at previous years and talks about what he loves about the game of football. Please subscribe to the 'Iolani School Podcast. Mahalo!

Duration:01:13:09

Stevie Roberts -- 2018 Ka Mo‘olelo O ‘Iolani Dedicatee

8/10/2018
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At the end of the 2017-18 school year, Painting Foreman Stevie Roberts had the yearbook dedicated to him. Originally from California, he began working within the 'Iolani School Maintenance Department in 1990, quickly becoming a one-of-a-kind campus favorite. Please subscribe to the 'Iolani School Podcast. Mahalo!

Duration:00:46:17