Reunion of the Royals


reunion of the royals

Middle row, from left: Faith Higurashi Ono ’59: France Yanai Wong ’62; Helen Funai Erickson ’63; Carol Kunitsugu Itatani ’65; Judy Sugita deQueiroz ’53; Terry Hara (’15 Nisei Week president); Em Kato Yamada ’52; Stella Nakadate Matsuda ’55; Phyllis Ono Imamoto ’56; Penny Akemi Tani Sakoda ’60; Dianne Kubota Hamano ’61.

Front row, from left: Jamie Mizuhara Sakamoto ’02; Liane Takano Pham ’06; Joann Shin Cordeiro ’96; Tori Nishinaka Leon ’14; Dana Heatherton Folick ’09; Lauren Iwata ’13; Lani Nishiyama ’10; Erika Olsen ’11; Monika Teuffel ’07.

Some queens were unable to be there for the photo shoot because they had to take care of the 2015 Court or had to be elsewhere: Terri Hokoda Tamura ’49, Lauren Kinkade Wong ’01, Tamlyn Tomita ’84, Jill Hiraizumi Artino ’08, Joanne Uehara Masuda ’67, Janet Barnes Cubak ’82 , Tiffany Hattori Yabumoto ’98, and Nicole Cherry Yu ’03.

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