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Pearl Harbor & Hiroshima Tonan have been "Sister Clubs" since Rotary Year 1982-83. Together both clubs work toward strengthening their mutual goals of friendship and understanding. Each year they take turn visiting each other. The clubs also participate in joint international service projects.

These pictures highlight their whirlwind of activities: Friday March12: Welcome Reception at the Ilikai Hotel, Waikiki; Saturday March13: Polynesian Cultural Center, Laie; Monday March15: Arizona Memorial, lunch at Oahu Country Club, Joint World Community Service Committee meeting at Manoa Inovation Center, and Joint Dinner Meeting at the Pacific Club.

March12, 2004: Hiroshima Tonan Club Visits Hawai`i
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Pearl Harbor Rotarian, John McLaughlin's artist rendition of the symbols of peace for both
clubs: Peace Dome for Hiroshima Tonan and USS Arizona Memorial for Pearl Harbor.
Original work gifted in 2002, to Hiroshima Tonan Rotary Club commemorating the Sister
Clubs' 20th Anniversary

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Welcome to Hawaii! Friday, March 12, 2004 at Honolulu International Airport

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Kay Fujii & Nancy Varner greet our visitors at the Welcoming Party at the Ilikai Hotel, March 12, 2004

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Ken "local boy" Brown ready to dance!
Friday, March 12-Welcome Reception at the Ilikai Hotel, Waikiki

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Both clubs' members enjoy the kau-kau and beautiful setting overlooking Waikiki beach
Friday, March 12-Welcome Reception at the Ilikai Hotel, Waikiki

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Interpreter extraordinaire, Yasuko Kawakami, assists Donna McLaughlin in the festivities
Friday, March 12, 2004-Welcome Reception at the Ilikai Hotel, Waikiki

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Maile lei presented to Presidents Stan Thornton & Kenso Hino by Shimai Hirotani & Bob Deibler
Bob Deibler & the late Seiki Hirotani started the "Sister Clubs" in 1982-83
Friday, March 12, 2004-Welcome Reception at the Ilikai Hotel, Waikiki

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Masatoyo Hanayagi & Shimai Hirotani enjoy the evening with Bob & Mimi Deibler
Friday, March 12, 2004-Welcome Reception at the Ilikai Hotel, Waikiki

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President Stan & President Hino-san embrace in friendship
Friday, March 12-Welcome Reception at the Ilikai Hotel, Waikiki

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Samoan dancing provided by Rachel Faleafine & her boyfriend, Vaa. Rachel is the niece
of Rotarian Kuka Faleafine. Friday, March 12-Welcome Reception at the Ilikai Hotel, Waikiki

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Kuka Faleafine joins in teaching Shimai Hirotani & Donna McLaughlin the right moves!
Friday, March 12, 2004-Welcome Reception at the Ilikai Hotel, Waikiki

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Past President Wanda Fukunaga & Rachel Faleafine demonstrate the Tahitian dance,
while guests shake it up! Friday, March 12, 2004-Welcome Reception at the Ilikai Hotel, Waikiki

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President Stan in great Tahitian form!
Friday, March 12, 2004-Welcome Reception at the Ilikai Hotel, Waikiki

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John McLaughlin sets the beat for the Tahitian dancers!
Friday, March 12, 2004-Welcome Reception at the Ilikai Hotel, Waikiki

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John McLaughlin leads... Everybody loves the Hukilau!
Friday, March 12, 2004-Welcome Reception at the Ilikai Hotel, Waikiki

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Carl Oshiro really loves the Hukilau!
Friday, March 12-Welcome Reception at the Ilikai Hotel, Waikiki

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Masatoyo Hanayagi, famous Master of Traditional Japanese dance, leads the party in a
traditional dance about coal miners.
Friday, March 12-Welcome Reception at the Ilikai Hotel, Waikiki

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WAITING FOR THE SHOW
Saturday, March 13-Polynesian Cultural Center, Laie

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Yoshiko Hino having fun in the Samoan village
Saturday, March 13-Polynesian Cultural Center, Laie

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Enroute to the USS Arizona Memorial on the Admiral's boat
Monday, March 15, 2004

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In deep respect
Monday, March 15, 2004-Arizona Memorial

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Dr. Hiroharu Tsuka, Ms. Masatoyo Hanayagi, Mrs. Shimai Hirotani, Mrs. Yoshiki Hino,
Ms. Natsumi Tsuka, President Kenso Hino, and President Stan Thornton prepare to leave
flowers at the memorial Monday, March 15, 2004-Arizona Memorial

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Wreath of dedication to the USS Arizona Memorial
Monday, March 15, 2004

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Rotary Club of Hiroshima SE lays a wreath at the Arizona Memorial
President Stan Thornton & President Kenso Hino
Monday, March 15, 2004

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Scott Fujii, Ed Cruickshank, Bill Bow, John Doty, Bruce Fink & Masatoyo Hanayagi
Monday, March 15, 2004, Lunch at Oahu Country Club

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Jt World Community Service Committee Meeting
Manoa Innovation Center, Monday March 15, 2004

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Jt World Community Service Committee Meeting
Manoa Inovation Center, Monday March 15, 2004

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Fujii-san & Brown-san, Co-Chairs of Event Planning for the Hiroshima Sister Club Visit
Great Job Guys! Jt Dinner Meeting, Monday March 15, 2004, The Pacific Club

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Master Dancer Masatoyo Hanayagi & Brown-san
Jt Dinner Meeting, Monday March 15, 2004, The Pacific Club

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Master Dancer Masatoyo Hanayagi
Jt Dinner Meeting, Monday March 15, 2004, The Pacific Club

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Master Dancer Masatoyo Hanayagi
Jt Dinner Meeting, Monday March 15, 2004, The Pacific Club

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The Honolulu Boys Choir entertains us all
Jt Dinner Meeting, Monday March 15, 2004, The Pacific Club

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Hino-san & Thornton-san start the meeting.
Jt Dinner Meeting, Monday March 15, 2004, The Pacific Club

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District Governor-Elect Claude Thompson & Master Dancer Masatoyo Hanayagi
Jt Dinner Meeting, Monday March 15, 2004, The Pacific Club

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