2016 Spring/Summer Graduates. Photo courtesy of Clinton K. Inouye.


The TIM School and TIM International, Inc., honored the Spring & Summer 2016 TIM graduates with a Graduation Ceremony on Friday, May 13, at 5:00 p.m. in George Hall 227.


Emcee Rachel Kaiama, the TIM School’s director of professional programs, started the program with a beautiful oli. Dean Bingham congratulated all the graduates on their hard work and dedication. He also recognized and congratulated the parents of the graduates for the support they have given to their children while they were pursuing their TIM degree. Clyde Min, vice president of TIM International, Inc., spoke to the graduates about the importance of networking with fellow TIM alumni and the value of being a member of the alumni association. Keynote speaker Julie Arigo, general manager of the Waikiki Parc Hotel and TIM School Hall of Honor inductee, delivered an inspiring speech about her journey from TIM School graduate to being a GM at a Waikīkī hotel. Finally, student representative Timothy Rafael talked about his experiences as a TIM student and how it positively impacted his college career.


After receiving their certificates of achievement, the graduates joined their family, friends, and supporters at a reception in the TIM School’s Sunset Reference Center.


Congratulations to the following Spring & Summer 2016 graduates:


Bachelor of Science


Keito Adachi Presley Adams Seongjin Ahn
Natasha-Ann Akee † Christopher Alemdar η Erica Calilung
David Cheng η Tsz-Ki Cheng Kelsey Coley †
Pinnifen Dangtuw Alany-Grace Eder Kai Hong Gao
Kylie Gee η†∆ Austen Gersonde η Rachel Gima
Jose Joaquin Gonzalez Reece Hotoke Lena Huang
Min Hwangpo † Kenji Iwamoto Kei Iwasawa
Olivia Jackson Gary Johnson Candace Kahue
Valerie Kan Ashleigh Karaitiana † Hyungjin Kim
Iyo Kishimoto Martina Kostalova η†Ω* Miharu Kubo ∆
Hiuwa Law Jessica Lee Christopher Li
Rebecca Lockhart Mingwei Luo Victoria McLean
Ian Miao Danielle Miller Maya Miller
Keita Naito Alex Nakashima William Oh
Riko Okada Shohgo Oki † Yajing Ou
HeuiJine Park Johlie Anne Pascua η Gigi Polo-Lung
Timothy Rafael ηπ Brianna Ramos Murielle H Rodrigue
Tracie Sakane Kathleen Sander † Brandee Sasaki
Risa Seguerre Maile Shaw Chihiro Shibata
Danelle Shimabukuro Silvia Shin Lianne Sipraseuth
Leiomalama Solomon η†∆ Christy Stutzel Hannah Tang
Minami Ushio Allison Vining Shuang Xia
Kallen Yamasaki η†∆ Diane Yang η∆Ω * Yiwei Yang
Juzhen Zhang Mingwei Zou  


Master of Science


Samantha Brow

Wenyi Cao




∑ Summa Cum Laude

Ω Magna Cum Laude

∆ Cum Laude

η Eta Sigma Delta

† Dean’s List

π ASUH Officer

*UHM Commencement Student Marshalls