A joint installation of officers for the Haleakala Lions, Kihei-Wailea Lions, Maui Lions and West Maui Lions was held June 26.
Installed as presidents were Lena Staton of Haleakala Lions, Jeanie Vance of Kihei-Wailea Lions, Jackie Yamamoto of Maui Lions and Donald Young of West Maui Lions.
Former District Governor Joe Pontanilla was the installing officer and was assisted by Region Chair Leo Polo.
Recently installed Lions Club presidents include (from left) Donald Young of West Maui Lions; Jeanie Vance of Kihei-Wailea Lions; Jackie Yamamoto of Maui Lions; and Lena Staton of Haleakala Lions pose for a photo with Joe Pontanilla, installing officer and former district governor.
Other officers installed by the Haleakala Lions were Caroline Sadiri, first vice president; Tihani Van Boekhout, second vice president; Kathy Harman, third vice president, Frank Hamasaki, secretary; Tami Hue Sing, treasurer; Luz Ramil, tail twister; Eloisa Mizuno, Lion tamer; Mark Mizuno, membership chair; and Peggy Nascimento, Hideo Ogata, George Okuyama and David Sakoda, directors.
Other officers installed by the Kihei-Wailea Lions were Kellie Pali-Cruz, secretary; Ben Pali-Cruz, treasurer; and Barry Winston, membership chair.
Other officers installed by the Maui Lions were Joey Fernandez, first vice president; Loraine Krauss, second vice president; Robert Yamamoto, secretary; Chelsea Fernandez, treasurer; James Sato, tail twister, Irene Araki, Lion tamer; Kristi Ota, membership chair; and Irene Araki, MJ Garcia, Warren Matsui and Mabel Araki, directors.
Other officers installed by the West Maui Lions were Barbara Smith, first vice president; Linda Elms, secretary; Lateah Hawkins, treasurer; Charles Cook, tail twister; Wynne Simplot, Lion tamer; and Filipina Flores, membership chair.
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