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<ul><li> 1. SpringCommencement May 18, 2002</li></ul><p> 2. UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT HILO2002 SpringCommencement ProgramNew Gym-Athletic Complex Saturday, May 18, 2002 9:00 a.m. PreludeCommencement Medley ................................................................................. Hilo High Viking Band Armando Mendoza, DirectorGreetings ............................................................................................................. Haunani BernardinoCommencement Chair ProcessionalProcession of the Nobles ............................................................................. Hilo High Viking Band Nicholas Rimsky-Korsakov Armando Mendoza, DirectorBrahms Finale Arr. James BocookSine Nomine Ralph Von Williams Arr. John CacavasPomp &amp; Circumstance Edgar Elgar SalutationsWelcome ........................................... Dr. Rose Y. Tseng, Chancellor, University of Hawaii at HiloSenior Vice President, University of HawaiiUa Ao Hawaii ...................................................... Dr. Kalena Silva, Ka Haka Ula O KeeliklaniCollege of Hawaiian LanguageThe Star-Spangled Banner ................................................................... University Chamber Singers Amy Yamasaki, DirectorHawaii Pono .................................................................................................................. AssemblyHaunani Bernardino, Commencement ChairCongratulatory Messages ............... Dr. John Whittaker, Vice Chancellor for Administrative AffairsMr. Wayne T. Miyao, Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications Division, City BankUH Hilo Association of Alumni &amp; Friends Teaching AwardsRegent Allan K. Ikawa ....................................................... University of Hawaii Board of RegentsDr. Michael J. Bitter, History .............................................. Regents Excellence in Teaching AwardRobin K. Takahashi, Health &amp; Physical Education .... Chancellors Award for Teaching ExcellenceDr. Yoshiko Okuyama, Japanese .............................................. Frances Davis Award for Excellencein Undergraduate Teaching Student AddressJoseph James Watts ........................................................................ Certificate in Teacher Education-2- 3. Keynote AddressDr. Evan S. Dobelle .......................................................................... President, University of Hawaii Awarding of Bachelor DegreesDr. Rose Y. Tseng ............................................................ Chancellor, University of Hawaii at Hilo Senior Vice President, University of HawaiiDr. Christopher D. Lu ........................................................... Vice Chancellor for Academic AffairsDr. Keith Miser .......................................................................... Vice Chancellor for Student AffairsDr. Michael Collier ...... Dean, College of Agriculture, Forestry &amp; Natural Resource ManagementDr. Stephen Worchel .................................................................... Dean, College of Arts &amp; SciencesDr. Kalena Silva ................. Director, Ka Haka Ula O Keeliklani College of Hawaiian Language Awarding of Certificate in Teacher EducationDr. Alice Kawakami ............................................................................. Chair, Education DepartmentAwarding of Master of Arts DegreeDr. Charles M. Langlas ...................................................................................................... Lecturer, Ka Haka Ula O Keeliklani College of Hawaiian LanguageMele for the UniversityPulelo Haaheo .................................................................................................................. AssemblyHaunani Bernardino, Commencement Chair AcknowledgmentsDr. Rose Y. Tseng ............................................................. Chancellor, University of Hawaii at Hilo Senior Vice President, University of Hawaii RecessionalRecessional ................................................................................................. Hilo High Viking Band Charlie HillArmando Mendoza, DirectorSong of Praise Arranged by James PloyharThe UH Hilo Student Association and Student Activities Council, in cooperation with the Sodexho Marriott Management Services,cordially request the pleasure of your company at a reception on the lnai of theEdwin H. Mookini Library immediately following this commencement ceremony. Music to be provided by the Richard Lee Ensemble.This document is available in alternate format upon request. This facility is wheelchair accessible, and sign language interpreters are located tothe right of the stage. A TV monitor is in room 119 for those wishing to viewthe ceremony on screen.-3- 4. Keynote Address Evan S. DobellePresident, University of HawaiiDr. Dobelle is the twelfth president of the ten-campus University of Hawaiisystem. Previous to coming to Hawaii in 2001, Dr. Dobelle was president ofTrinity College in Hartford, Connecticut. He also served as president of CityCollege of San Francisco and Middlesex Community in Lowell, Massachusetts.Known for his strong leadership and results-oriented style, Dr. Dobelle has adistinguished record in public service and public administration. A registeredIndependent, he was twice elected mayor of Pittsfield, Massachusetts and servedas the states Commissioner of Environmental Management and NaturalResources. He spearheaded numerous public-private partnerships aimed atpromoting economic development in California, Massachusetts and Connecticut.Under President Carter, Dr. Dobelle was appointed United States Chief ofProtocol for the White House and Assistant Secretary of State with the rank ofambassador.A staunch advocate for liberal arts education, research and technology, Dr.Dobelle holds bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees in education and publicpolicy from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst; he also holds a mastersdegree in public administration from Harvard University. He is a tenured fullprofessor at UH Mnoa in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning andlectures throughout the world in this discipline.Student Address Joseph James WattsMr. Watts graduates with a Certificate in Teacher Education in SecondaryEducation. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Geography, having graduated fromUH Mnoa in Spring 1986.A believer in giving back to the community, Mr. Watts was a volunteer at E. B.DeSilva Elementary School in Fall 2000. In August of 2001, he offered hisservices at two Hilo-sponsored conferencesthe Society for Conservation BiologyConference at UH Hilo and Ka Aha Hula O Hlauola which was sponsored byHawaii Community College.After graduation, Mr. Watts plans to teach on Hawaii Island. He is especiallyinterested in environmental education. I want to help make this world a betterplace, and feel that education is one way to help.Mr. Watts was on the Deans List in Fall 2000; his current GPA is 3.86.-4- 5. CANDIDATES FOR GRADUATIONMaster of Arts in Hawaiian Language &amp; LiteratureHiapokeikikne Kichie PerreiraKe Klailai Moomeheu Ana I Ka Moolelo Hiwahiwa O Kawelo, Ka Hiapaiole A Ka Ikaika, Ka Mea Nna I Hoohaahaa Ke Oolea O Kauahoa, Ka Ui O Hanalei, O Ka Mea Nna Ka Lau Kaulana O Kuikaa, A Nna Ka Wahine Hoolei koi O Knewahineikiaoha. A Cultural Analysis Of The Ancient Hawaiian Literary Epic About The Mystical Hero Kawelo COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE, FORESTRY &amp; NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT Bachelor of Science in AgricultureMelelani Amy Abran Mariko Marie Imamura Russell ShioshitaTaysha Chrystine AndersonNicole Alethea Malianani Koo Dawn Hatsuko PualaJanelle Puanani Araujo Camille G. Mahaulu TanimotoShalom Berliner-Caverly* Melanie Ruth McCarthyJames Kahea ThronasOscar Blanco Montano Fauna Palila MillerLeo Ohashi TomitaDiana Slote DamonMila M. Misa Ioane UbaitoiClifton Alan Ephan Christie Takiko MuraokaDeidre Adair WayChristina Kealii HamMichael Anthony Pruett Donn Manabu YanagisawaDavid Joseph Hirsch* Aura Moon Shepherd Academic Subject Certificate Leo Ohashi Tomita Phyllis Akiye WithersPLANT TISSUE CULTURE PLANT TISSUE CULTURE COLLEGE OF ARTS &amp; SCIENCES Bachelor of ArtsJaysen Akira Agena Cerila Esturias Balberde Genie Hokulani CalagnaENGLISHPSYCHOLOGY LIBERAL STUDIESNuuana Eslava AguirreTanya Marie Barcarse Lisa Katherine Canale*ENGLISHSOCIOLOGY &amp; PSYCHOLOGY BIOLOGYDora Jane Ah Sue John Porter Berry* MichLae Uluhani HelenaPOLITICAL SCIENCENATURAL SCIENCE Kaulana Npua CenalCourtney Dyane Albin*Ryan Lorenz Bill COMMUNICATIONCOMMUNICATIONBIOLOGYPatricia Jane ChampagneMelanie Punahele Allen Kalena Kahawaiolaa ENGLISHNATURAL SCIENCE Blakemore*Julie Misae Chikuma*Maria Elena Calso Andaya ANTHROPOLOGY PSYCHOLOGYPSYCHOLOGY Stephen Thomas Blonski Jacquelyn Benton ChingJulie AndradeECONOMICSCOMMUNICATIONLIBERAL STUDIESJane Ewing BoydDarren Takashi Shown MingIan Kamealoha Sherlock PSYCHOLOGYChuArruda Malia Leilani Kai BrownLIBERAL STUDIES &amp; PSYCHOLOGYPSYCHOLOGY BIOLOGYCheryl Gloria CobileRobert Emmett Arthurs IIIKimi Lani Mieko MatsuyamaCOMMUNICATIONART Brown Danielle Ann Corrie*Joanne Atara*NATURAL SCIENCEANTHROPOLOGYPSYCHOLOGY Melissa Nalani Brown Courtney Tara CroweDarren Tyrone AvilaLIBERAL STUDIES &amp; POLITICAL SCIENCEBIOLOGYSOCIOLOGYEva Francesca Buthung* Karen Jean Crowell*Anita Mae Jones AyuyuPOLITICAL SCIENCEANTHROPOLOGY &amp; PSYCHOLOGYENGLISH* Honors Candidate-5- Presidential Scholars 6. Bachelor of ArtsChristina Marie Davidenas*Mavis Noriko MarumotoKaleialoha O Kamalu Lum-Ho* HISTORY Hagiwara*ANTHROPOLOGYKaila Victoria KamealohaPSYCHOLOGYClare Elizabeth Lyon DeFriesHaunani Kaanoi Haia HISTORY ANTHROPOLOGYPSYCHOLOGYJordan Keaupuni MakaimokuJanel J. deJesusMelissa Jean Hamman*PSYCHOLOGY LIBERAL STUDIES and BIOLOGY Dean Kiyofumi Matsumoto SOCIOLOGYJayme Renee Hatcher JAPANESE STUDIESJoshua KahaealohaulaokalaniBIOLOGY Anne Elizabeth MatthewsDeMello Jan Hearthstone ENGLISH MARINE SCIENCEANTHROPOLOGYMichael Francis McCumiskeyDecy Devere Michelle Suzanne Hedderich* MATHEMATICS BIOLOGY &amp; MARINE SCIENCEBIOLOGY Erin Kathleen McGeeJohn Edward Kaukali DillMarianne Faith Herodias PSYCHOLOGY POLITICAL SCIENCE ENGLISH Nolan Kainoa MedeirosSarah DuarteFarren R.L.A. Herron-Thorpe*Bowman* SOCIOLOGY NATURAL SCIENCEPSYCHOLOGYLily Rudge EdmonLisa Ann HidanoPatrick James Meenan NATURAL SCIENCE MATHEMATICSGEOGRAPHYLisa Ann Elwell Loke Mahina Hill-Higgins*Lori Lynn Meyer SOCIOLOGY COMMUNICATIONNATURAL SCIENCEJesi O. Epstein Jennison Kai Houghtby* Cara Middlesworth GEOGRAPHY PSYCHOLOGY NATURAL SCIENCEBrittany Clair Farmer*Kenneth Edward Hupp* Paul James Midson PSYCHOLOGYPOLITICAL SCIENCEPSYCHOLOGYAlane Carol FieldsonFrances Romero Hussian Anne Frances Miller* ART CHEMISTRYENGLISH &amp; LINGUISTICSChristina Giltinag Keaweamahi Sophia IaukeaKirsten Mollegaard* Fillmed*SOCIOLOGYENGLISH &amp; ANTHROPOLOGY POLITICAL SCIENCEKristen Kelii IidaSandra MontesJohn Henry France, Jr. POLITICAL SCIENCEBIOLOGY PSYCHOLOGY Ogden Lewis IngallsHelen Yvonne GabrielHadley Terry Francis PHYSICS &amp; MATHEMATICSMontgomery POLITICAL SCIENCEChristelle Mia-Lei IriartePOLITICAL SCIENCEJames Alfred Franks* IshodaAdam Carter Moszkowicz HISTORY &amp; POLITICAL SCIENCE POLITICAL SCIENCEBIOLOGYMelancy Frederick Patricia E. JohnsonAaron Alika Mukai* ECONOMICS ENGLISHSOCIOLOGYCori Akemi Fujii* Kathleen JonathanKurt Matsu Nagano SOCIOLOGY NATURAL SCIENCEMARINE SCIENCEJennifer Mei-Ling FujinoGrant Kamamookupakee Bambi Kamado Nakamura SOCIOLOGY KaauaANTHROPOLOGYSheldon K. FujiwaraGEOGRAPHY Ann Yukiko Nakamura-Jones NATURAL SCIENCEJoseph N. Kalima, Jr. SOCIOLOGYKelli Uilani FukamizuART Kenneth K. Nakano POLITICAL SCIENCEMaryAgnes Kuualoha KilaJAPANESE STUDIESJohn Froment GainesCOMMUNICATION Randy Nakashima NATURAL SCIENCEYun-Kyeong KimSOCIOLOGYJoy Nature Gallina COMMUNICATION Stephen Thomas OConnor PSYCHOLOGY Jeanne Marie KnappNATURAL SCIENCE &amp; HISTORYDaniel Lee Garrett ANTHROPOLOGYJamsie Pomai Oana MARINE SCIENCE Kuang Hsiang-hua Jennifer HISTORYElizabeth Ann Gerron NATURAL SCIENCE Daniel Clark Okumura PHILOSOPHY Tori Ann Kawehilani Laranio MARINE SCIENCEAnne Christine GhiulamilaPSYCHOLOGYDanny A. Oliva MARINE SCIENCE Michelle Kehaulani LaRose LIBERAL STUDIESHannah Dawn Gildener*COMMUNICATION Kevin Shintaro Oshiro SOCIOLOGY &amp; PSYCHOLOGY Queena Wagner LawrenceARTTammilee Cherie GracePOLITICAL SCIENCE Jeremy Poston Owens PSYCHOLOGY Jesse Givens Liwai* LIBERAL STUDIESMaile Kaleialoha GuerpoGEOGRAPHY Ceraida Leila Padamada ANTHROPOLOGY SOCIOLOGY * Honors Candidate-6- Presidential Scholars 7. Bachelor of ArtsMegan K. Paik*Alson Lee SakamotoKevin Thomas Sweeney*PSYCHOLOGY ECONOMICS PHYSICSDorothy Louise PaivaSteve M. Sakoda Kimberleen Nalani MotoyeSOCIOLOGYCOMMUNICATION TakehiroJayson Sherwin PanglaoJason H.N. Sanborn SOCIOLOGYBIOLOGYPSYCHOLOGY Nephi Tsuneo HooluMichelle Limasene PaopaoHector Horacio Sarmiento TakenakaLIBERAL STUDIES &amp; COMMUNICATIONTriana* COMMUNICATIONRyan Ray ParkerPSYCHOLOGY Jessie Sifea TamangidedPOLITICAL SCIENCE Kapuahelelaonalani SawyerSOCIOLOGYMarci LeePSYCHOLOGY Alan Eugene Thomas Kaleimakamaekamalani Abraham MacGregor Schall POLITICAL SCIENCE Peralto* PHILOSOPHY Lynde Takemi TomoriBIOLOGY Arthur William Sewall* JAPANESE STUDIESLouisa L.W. PereiraPHILOSOPHY Chia-Hua Tsai*SOCIOLOGY Kuang-Chih Shih* ECONOMICSHulali Sky PerreiraECONOMICSIvy Michael TsukayamaCOMMUNICATION Shelley Lynn Shoeman*COMMUNICATIONCeleste Ann Perry* PSYCHOLOGY Anne Catherine Veillet*COMMUNICATION Jason Lonnie Shumate BIOLOGYHooululhui Erika Perry POLITICAL SCIENCEAaron Masami VolpeANTHROPOLOGY &amp; GEOGRAPHYKarla Kameeualani Silva*ECONOMICSAnnie Minh PhamPSYCHOLOGY Jill M. WagnerCOMMUNICATION Andrew Smith LIBERAL STUDIESJeremy Iramk PolloiSOCIOLOGYMatthew Houston Walker*BIOLOGY Michael Gene Smith HISTORY &amp; PHILOSOPHYHudson Bruce PorterECONOMICSTodd Matthew WassBIOLOGY Orlando Alexander SmithMARINE SCIENCEKristen Lee PowerGEOGRAPHYJerry WegweiserMARINE SCIENCELei-Ann Kiyoko SniderENGLISHMatthew Roden Radosevich ENGLISHAnnie Seeger WhiteGEOGRAPHY Jesse Cedar Soberman*NATURAL SCIENCECarisa Lynn RathbunPSYCHOLOGY Zabrielle Elizabeth WhittomPOLITICAL SCIENCE Prudence SonomuraARTMakaala Joshua RawlinsPSYCHOLOGY David Christopher Wright*COMMUNICATION Kathy-Lynn Keiko St. NATURAL SCIENCEAugustine Rudy RilangArnault* Jennifer Maile YadaoECONOMICSPSYCHOLOGYARTJzchana Hklani Rivera Paul Joseph Sulla III Melissa Kimi YamadaSOCIOLOGYPSYCHOLOGYPSYCHOLOGYMichael John Robles Shaun Sunao SuzukiRachel Erin YoungerBIOLOGYMATHEMATICS BIOLOGYRyan David Saguid Kaakapua GayeMARINE SCIENCE Kananiopeleikamahinalaelae Sui Sin Swain PSYCHOLOGYBachelor of Business AdministrationShawn T. AkitaAudrey Naoko Idomoto* Wilbur Juan MinaMary Ann M. Bruno Bradley Jun Iseri Denise Mapuana OdaKarolina Ewa BungulaDarcine Mapuana Jarrett Todd Tetsumi Keola OtakeCherie Rene Cabos Tennille Aulani Kaleo Debra Weilbacher PermanLenster Nick David DonreDonala KahealaniMiles Matthew PowerSuella Kuulani FigaroaKawaauhau Alvin Mathew SablanTad Shiro Fujii Marc K. KodaniTracey Mikiko ShirakiSue Yoshiko FujiwaraAsako KojimaSherry Elizabeth SparkeCarin Christina Harplinger* N...</p>