Classmates were invited to mark their 65th birthdays on a Holland America cruise to Alaska’s Inside Passage for a week in September. About 35 classmates, family members and friends made the week-long trip. A small group stopped in Seattle before embarking on the “Nieuw Amsterdam” in Vancouver. Mahalo nui to Oregon classmate Christine Nakagawa Ladd and husband Bob, who helped Seattle classmate Franklin Johnson to host a püpü potluck and kanikapila at his home one night. Franklin also arranged a special brunch at Stonehouse Cafe & Bakery. Chef and KSK‘75 graduate Patrick Choy (brother of Sam Choy) prepared fresh local fruit, his signature egg puff with Portuguese sausage, guava cream cheese danish and blueberry scones, fried rice and biscuits and gravy! The picturesque cafe is a must-visit for all KS alumni in the Rainier area. Once on board the ship, the group enjoyed unlimited great food and drink, including a special birthday cocktail party complete with blue and white ribbon lei provided by Linda Nishimura and Kapena Kim; two gala (dress-up) nights; complimentary specialty restaurant dinners; kanikapila sessions; and wonderful day trips and tours to Juneau, Skagway and Ketchikan. Fellow KS alumni Dawn Farm-Ramsey KSK’71, and Moana Heu KSK’74 were also part of the cruise group.