Fashion Alumni Come Full Circle

Honolulu CC presents a Dining and Fashion Experience to Benefit Students

Honolulu Community College
Billie K T Lueder, (808) 845-9187
Communications & External Affairs, Chancellor's Office
Posted: Nov 11, 2014

Ari South design.
Ari South design.

(Honolulu) - On Wednesday, November 19th Honolulu Community College’s Fashion Technology Program will come full circle at a very special event that will feature three successful fashion technology alumni at a unique dining and fashion experience.

Honolulu Community College presents:
Full-Circle: A Dining and Fashion Experience
Wednesday, November 19th
5:30pm dinner, fashion show and silent auction
Stage Restaurant at the Honolulu Design Center

Stage Restaurant at the Honolulu Design Center is partnering with Honolulu Community College to coordinate this dining event that will include a silent auction and a highly anticipated fashion show featuring:

  • Honolulu’s fashion technology students
  • Kini Zamora, Project Runway Season 13 Star
  • Ari South, Project Runway Season 8 & Season 3 All-Star
  • Danene Manuheali‘i Lunn of Manuheali‘i

“Our program is all about coming ‘full circle’.  Our alumni go on to have successful careers in the fashion industry and so many of them come back to share their experiences with current students as well as give back to the program that helped build their foundation in fashion design,” shares Joy Nagaue, Professor and program liaison of the Fashion Technology program at Honolulu CC, and recent 2014 recipient of the Governor's Fashion Award.

Tickets can be purchased on-line at  Net proceeds from this event will support the Fashion Technology Program and the Fashion Technology Scholarship fund at Honolulu Community College to benefit students in the program. 

“It’s wonderful when students have opportunities to work side by side with successful alumni.  It gives them inspiration that they, too, can go on to do big things.”