Chaminade University will induct Kathleen “Kitty” Wo and Steven H. Lesnik into the Silversword Wall of Fame at its sixth annual intercollegiate athletics gala.  The event, which takes place on Friday, February 28, 2014, will start at 6:00 p.m. at the Ala Moana Beach Hotel (Hibiscus Ballroom).

Kathleen “Kitty” Wo is the current Chaminade board of regents chair, and proud supporter of the Hui ‘Āhinahina Booster Club and athletics gala event.  Steven H. Lesnik is the chairman of Kemper Sports, and has been Chaminade’s long standing partner in the operation of the annual EA Sports Maui Invitational Tournament.

Local and national sports announcer Kanoa Leahey will be on hand serving as the evening’s master of ceremonies.

With the strong leadership of event chair, Dr. Edison Miyawaki, the athletics gala has raised over $700,000 in five years.  For more information on table sponsorships, or individual tickets, please contact Ryan Hirata at (808) 735-4764.  You can also visit for more information about the gala event, along with the latest information regarding Chaminade athletics.

Educating students for life, service and successful careers, Chaminade University is a Catholic/ Marianist university offering programs of study grounded in the liberal arts with day, evening, online and accelerated courses. A Native Hawaiian serving institution, Chaminade is located at 3140 Waialae Ave., Honolulu, HI 96816.  For more information, visit the Chaminade Web site at or call (808) 735-4711.###

IMMEDIATE RELEASE         HONOLULU—January 28, 2014
MEDIA CONTACT: Kapono Ryan  Office (808) 735-4797