The harmony of beautiful music and fine dining were celebrated at the Asia America Symphony Association and Guild’s annual Bravo Awards Gala on June 11. King’s Hawaiian Bakery & Restaurant, Leonard Kim of Cherrystone’s Restaurant and Catering, and Darryl Tanikawa, AASA executive director, were honored for their community service and philanthropy. Below: Stella Miyamura of King’s Hawaiian is recognized by (from right) David Benoit, AASA music director, Deputy Consul General Kazutoshi Hayashi, and emcee David Ono of ABC 7 Eyewitness News.
The D.K. Kim Foundation also awarded scholarships to Asia America Symphony Youth Orchestra musicians: $10,000 — Justin Cheung, principal cello; $10,000 – Kathleen Moran, principal bassoon; $5,000 – Tsuyoshi Wu, trombone; $1,000 – Nicholas Ezpeleta, principal percussion.
Photos by ERIC HAYASHI