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KAMA‘ĀINA OF THE YEAR™
Historic Hawai‘i Foundation (HHF) annually honors individuals or organizations who have contributed to preserving Hawaii’s rich history and perpetuating the essence of Hawai‘i. The Kama‘āina of the Year program honors community members and organizations who have made unique and lasting contributions to the preservation of Hawaii’s historic places and culture. The event furthers Historic Hawai‘i Foundation’s mission to preserve and encourage the preservation of historic buildings, objects, sites and communities. The Kama‘āina of the Year benefit is Historic Hawai‘i Foundation’s annual fundraising event and accounts for at a significant portion of its annual operating budget.
Tim Johns Named 26th Annual
KAMA‘ĀINA OF THE YEAR
Historic Hawai‘i Foundation is very pleased to announce that Timothy E. Johns will be honored as the 2013 Kama‘āina of the Year™.
Mr. Johns will be honored as the 2013 Kama‘āina of the Year in recognition of his distinguished career in helping to preserve, perpetuate and celebrate the natural, cultural and historic resources of Hawai‘i. As past president and CEO of Bishop Museum, Tim provided leadership of the State Museum of Natural and Cultural History. As former Chairperson of the Board of Land and Natural Resources, he was responsible for the conservation and stewardship of public lands, historic properties and cultural resources.
“Tim’s community activities include perpetuating the ranching and agricultural history of the Islands, and his commitment to natural resource protection—including cultural and historic landscapes—is evident in his community service,” said Frank Haas, HHF Board President. “For his lifelong support and dedication to preserving the historic, cultural and natural heritage of Hawai‘i, HHF is proud to honor Tim Johns as its 2013 Kama‘āina of the Year.”
Historic Hawai‘i Foundation annually recognizes individuals who have contributed to preserving Hawai‘i’s rich history. The Kama‘āina of the Year™ event furthers Historic Hawai‘i Foundation’s mission to preserve and encourage the preservation of historic buildings, objects, sites and communities significant to the history of the Hawaiian Islands.
The event committee will be chaired by Peter S. Ho. The benefit will be held on Saturday, September 28, 6 – 10 p.m., at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel in Waikīkī. To sponsor a table or reserve tickets, please see the sponsorship form or contact the HHF office at 808-523-2900 or KOY@historichawaii.org
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