Centennial Celebration and Inauguration Ceremony

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Inauguration Ceremony

During the ceremony Chancellor Hinshaw was presented with gifts of music, support, partnership, `oli and lei, and office, among others. To view an image enlarged, select it from the gallery or view all pictures in a slideshow.

The UH Mānoa String Quartet serenades guests as they arrive for the ceremony Guests sit back and relax as they await the start of the ceremony The UH Mānoa Chamber Singers perform the National Anthem and Hawai'i Pono‘i Kumu Hula Noenoelani Zuttermeister performs an `oli in honor of Chancellor Hinshaw Kumu Hula Zuttermeister’s Music 413 class graces the stage as they perform a hula
Guests of honor (from left to right): Guest Performer, Mary Youngblood; UH Mānoa Faculty Senate Chair, David Chin; Kuali'i Council Representative, Lilikala Kame`eleihiwa; UC Davis Chancellor Larry Vanderhoef; UH Mānoa Chancellor Hinshaw; Governor Linda Lingle; UH Mānoa Director of Communications, Gregg Takayama; UH Board of Regents Chair, Allan Landon; UH System President David McClain; UH Alumni Association President, Ren Hirose; Associated Students of UH President, Christina Stidman; and Graduate Student Organization President, Marc Le Pape Governor Linda Lingle congratulates University of Hawai'i on the 100th anniversary and welcomes Chancellor Hinshaw UH System President David McClain remarks on Chancellor Hinshaw’s significance to the Mānoa campus Grammy award-winning Native American flautist, Mary Youngblood, performs selections honoring her friendship with Chancellor Hinshaw David Chin, Chair of the UH Mānoa Faculty Senate, offers his well wishes on behalf of the faculty
Associated Students of University of Hawai'i President Christina Stidman and Graduate Student Organization President Marc Le Pape present the Chancellor with a milo tree University of Hawai'i Alumni Association President Ren Hirose presents a gift of support to the Chancellor on behalf of the alumni association UC Davis Chancellor Larry Vanderhoef talks about the bridge Chancellor Hinshaw creates between the two campuses Lilikala Kame`eleihiwa, Kuali`i Council Representative, presents gifts of `oli and lei on behalf of the Kuali`i Council Regent Allan Landon formally installs Virginia S. Hinshaw as Chancellor of the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa and presents her with the gift of office
Chancellor Hinshaw shares her vision and hopes for the UH Mānoa campus        


After the ceremony, guests including faculty, friends, and students were invited to the East West Center for an afternoon reception. To view an image enlarged, select it from the gallery or view all pictures in a slideshow.

Joanne Clark, UH Mānoa Associate Vice Chancellor; Larry Vanderhoef, UC Davis Chancellor; and Virginia S. Hinshaw, UH Mānoa Chancellor Chancellor Hinshaw's husband, Bill Hinshaw, poses with friends Christine Sorensen, UH Mānoa Dean of the College of Education, and other guests arrive Chancellor Hinshaw and Congresswoman Mazie Hirono share a special moment before the ceremony begins Chancellor Hinshaw celebrates with her father, Louis Snyder (left), and her husband, Bill Hinshaw (right)
Amy Agbayani, UH Mānoa Director of Student Equity, Excellence and Diversity; Hawai'i State Legislature Representative Tom Brower (second from left); Chancellor Hinshaw; and Hawai'i State Legislature Representative Joey Manahan Chancellor Hinshaw poses with Christina Stidman, Associated Students of the University of Hawai‘i President (left), and Marc Le Pape, Graduate Student Organization President Grammy award-winning musician Mary Youngblood enjoys the evening’s festivities with Governor Linda Lingle Guests enjoy the inauguration reception in East West Center Chancellor Hinshaw with guest performer Mary Youngblood
UH System President David McClain (center) and UH Mānoa Vice Chancellor Francisco Hernandez enjoying the reception        

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About the invitation artwork: Segment of the Jean Charlot mural Commencement, located in Bachman Hall on the Mānoa campus. Used with permission of the Jean Charlot Foundation; more on UH's Charlot Collection at http://libweb.hawaii.edu/libdept/