BISHOP MUSEUM HONORS COMMUNITY LEADERS AND HAWAI‘I CORPORATIONS AT THE 13TH ANNUAL ULUPONO AWARDS

HONOLULU — Horizon Lines, LLC and Hawaii Imin Shiryo Hozon Kai were among the honorees recognized at Bishop Museum’s 13th Annual Ulupono Awards on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011 at the Halekulani Hotel. The event recognizes individuals, corporations and foundations that have made significant contributions to the Museum’s programs and helped further the Museum’s mission. Recipients included:

Corporate Partner of the Year
Contributed at least $25,000 a year for the past five years
Horizon Lines, LLC
John R. Halligan, Charitable Fund

Pacesetter Award
Individuals or organizations that contributed $100,000 in the last fiscal year
Atsuhiko and Ina Goodwin Tateuchi Fdn - $200,000
Hawaii Imin Shiryo Hozon Kai - $124,688
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Fdn - $500,000
Victoria S. and Bradley L. Geist Fdn - $300,000

Philanthropist of the Year
Outstanding contribution in support of the Museum’s work in the last fiscal year
Ina Goodwin Tateuchi

Chairman’s Award
Outstanding leadership with a major fundraiser
Robert A. Alm
Donald G.

Bishop Museum Association Council Award
Exceptional leadership volunteer service in support of the Museum’s programs
Bruce Nakamura, Chair

About Bishop Museum
The Bishop Museum was founded in 1889 by Charles Reed Bishop in memory of his wife Bernice Pauahi Bishop, the last direct descendant of King Kamehameha I. Today, the Museum is recognized as the principal museum of the Pacific, housing the world’s largest collection of Hawaiian and Pacific artifacts and natural history specimens. More than 340,000 people visit the Museum each year, including over 40,000 schoolchildren. For more information, please call 808.847.3511 or visit www.bishopmuseum.org.

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