Hawaii Fukuoka Kenjin Kai members spent a part of their Super Bowl Sunday (Feb. 5) at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i, enjoying the organization’s annual general membership meeting and shinnen enkai. Special guests included former Hawai‘i Gov. George Ariyoshi and Consul General of Japan Yasushi Misawa and his wife Yoko.
Gov. Ariyoshi installed the 2017 officers. They are: Fusayo “Fussy” Nagai, who was re-elected president; vice presidents Kendrick Settsu, Keith Sakuda and Satoko “Nikki” Thompson; treasurer Myles Nomura; assistant treasurers Dennis Kinoshita Jr. and John Anbe; secretary Jeannie Fujii; assistant secretaries Jennifer Kumamoto and Shari Teruya; auditors Shane Kumamoto, Laura Jean Noda and Lenny Yajima; and counselors Ko Isayama, Bertrand Kobayashi and Ray Sekiya.