IMARA - Iolani Mid-Atlantic Region Alumni

IMARA is composed of Iolani alumni who live in Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Washington, DC.  The goal of the group is to have informal social gatherings a few times a year to promote fun and the Iolani Spirit.    



Next Event:  The 'Iolani Mid-Atlantic Region Alumni group (IMARA) will be greeting honored veterans from Florida and Wisconsin through Honor Flight on October 17 beginning at 9:00 a.m. at Reagan International Airport. Honor Flight brings in WWII and Korean War Veterans from across the country to the nation's capital to visit the WWII Memorial and other significant landmarks related to our veterans.


Please register here and at the Honor Flight website at and click on either the Florida or Wisconsin group for Gate Access Pass. R.S.V.P. by October 5.


For further information, contact Bryan Horikami '82 at



Please meet at Terminal A at 9:00 a.m. to greet the Florida group. We will then “hele on” to Terminal C to greet the Wisconsin Group. After we welcome the Wisconsin group, we will head downstairs to the bus area to wave a fond ALOHA to the veterans as they depart for their tours.

Schedule is listed below.


Anyone who wants to meet for lunch afterwards, we can make plans at the event.




Date: 10/17/15, Saturday

Group: 78 veterans from Honor Flight South Florida

Arrival: 9:15 a.m., Terminal A, Eastern Airlines

No Gate Passes will be issued for this flight- please greet our heroes outside of security




Group: 90  veterans from La Crosse, WI Freedom HF LSE

Arrival: 10:20 a.m., US Airways (Terminal C)




Last Event:    IMARA Spring Smithsonian Heritage Tour and Luncheon

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Location: National Museum of the American Indian


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 IMARA Coordinators:   Alyssa Ellis '00                           
                                          Jenny (Taoka) Hilscher '89
                                          Bryan Horikami '82       

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Shari Tapper ’90, Alumni Relations Manager   Phone: (808) 943-2309.