Military Alumni

Military High School Alumni

Honoring Our Heroes

This area is dedicated to our alumni that have served or are serving in our armed forces!

Lost Class Rings

Have you lost your Waiakea High School class ring? Have you found someone's class ring? Visit our Warriors lost class ring page to search for your class ring or post information about a found ring.

Honored Military Alumni

athena atiz
athena atiz
Class of 1987
National Guard, 20+ Years

Served in the Hawaii Air National Guard for 16 years and with the USAF Reserves for 4. Proudly retired after 20 years in May of 2008!!!
Christopher Gallegos
Christopher Gallegos
Class of 2010
Army, 7 Years

SGT
Frank McMackin
Frank McMackin
Class of 1981
Army, 18 Years

Medically retired due to injuries received in Iraq
IVAN KEALOHA
IVAN KEALOHA
Class of 1987
Navy, 20+ Years

Chief Petty Officer United States Navy Retired. 25 Years of Honorable Service to our country. Naval Criminal Investigations Service / Military Police Officer.
IVAN KEALOHA
IVAN KEALOHA
Class of 1987
Navy, 20+ Years

SPECIAL OPERATIONS DELTA
Jason Richards
Jason Richards
Class of 1996
Army, 3 Years

Stationed in Germany for 3 years with the First Infantry Division, was deployed to Kosovo for 7 months (Nov'99 to Jun'00)
Kalford Amana
Kalford Amana
Class of 2002
Army, 8 Years

Mortarman, 11C
Michael Boteilho
Michael Boteilho
Class of 1993
Army, 10 Years

U.S. Army 2001 - Present.
Michael G. Torres, Sr.
Michael G. Torres, Sr.
Class of 1980
Navy, 20+ Years

Joined the Navy as a Yeoman and retired after serving 20 years with an Honorable Discharge.
Nohea Nako'oka
Nohea Nako'oka
Class of 1997
Army, 12 Years

Served as a communications specialist in the line companies for Combat Engineers as well as the Cav. Served as a BDE Tactical Comms NCOIC and PSD for the Bde CDR in OIF 06-08 with 4th BDE 1s Cav Div. Training Developer as well as Instructor for 25U ANCOC and BNCOC. Currently in school for Spectrum Manager, with an assignment for Kuwait in May 2010.
Sam Labasan
Sam Labasan
Class of 1987
Army, 3 Years

United States Army (Regular)
May 1989 - July 1992
Persian Gulf Veteran
Stationed @ Fort Campbel, Kentucky
Home of the 101st Screaming Eagles
Troy Orio-Dettling
Troy Orio-Dettling
Class of 1992
Army, 17 Years

USMC - 92-97
Army - 98-Present
Wesley Jansen
Wesley Jansen
Class of 1995
Coast Guard, 17 Years

Served 17 years away from home. Coming back to Hilo in 2012!!

Classmates Spotlight

Waiakea High School Classmates

Tiare Kailiawa
Class of '00

Alumni Stories

High School Alumni Stores

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School News

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Our Waiakea High School military alumni are some of the most outstanding people we know and this page recognizes them and everything they have done! Not everyone gets to come home for the holidays and we want our Waiakea High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Hilo are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!