Alumni News

NAVIGATOR ALUMNI NEWS

Navigator Alumni Reunite at Home for the Holidays

ISLAND PACIFIC ACADEMY's Navigator alumni, spanning the first graduating Class of 2010 to the Class of 2021, gathered together at Kalapawai Cafe & Deli to celebrate the holidays at IPA's Home for the Holidays on December 19, 2021.
Carson Lofton '16 at his desk

Navigating the Business World with Confidence

When he’s not training hard for a triathlon or capturing impressive aerial photos with his drone, Carson Lofton ‘16 is busy assisting with business acquisitions as a Business Development Executive for The Islander Group. Problem solving, project management, data analytics, navigating new tasks – every day is different for Lofton, and that’s what he finds most challenging and enjoyable about his position.
Erica Machida '15

IPA Alumna is Animating with Passion

Island Pacific Academy alumna Erica Machida ‘15 has always had a passion for drawing, and she has turned it into an international career in animation. Machida may not be famous yet, but she already boasts an impressive creative portfolio, including her short 2D animated film, "Musubi".
Kelsey Uehira

Founding student and alumna returns to join IPA’s administrative team

There’s no place like home! Kelsey Uehira ‘11 says it’s great to be back on campus. Kelsey joined the IPA administrative staff in November as the Registrar & Student Information Systems Manager.
Kim Uehisa

Texting for Heart Health During COVID-19

IPA alumna Kim Uehisa ‘15 is helping to improve the health and well-being of her community during the COVID-19 pandemic through her work with the UCLA Women’s Cardiovascular Center. She and a colleague recently implemented the Early Cardiovascular Health Outreach SMS research project, a text messaging program that reaches out to people who are socially isolated due to COVID-19.
Zac Tocher

IPA Alumnus Helps Make Class of 2020 Commencement Memorable

Zachary Tocher ‘18 wanted to help give IPA's class of 2020 something that was meaningful for their graduation, so he jumped at the opportunity to help create their virtual commencement video.
Navigator alumni having fun at get together

Home for the Holidays with IPA Alumni

ISLAND PACIFIC ACADEMY alumni got together for a fun evening at the first annual Home for the Holidays social at Bamboo Garden at The Stage Restaurant.
Alumni meeting at restaurant

Alumni Meet to Help Plan 2020 All-Class Reunion

IPA alumni got together for a fun evening to brainstorm ideas for the 2020 All-Class Reunion.
Kate Uesugi '15 at Washington Monument

From IPA to the Global Community

Kate Uesugi ’15 graduated magna cum laude from George Washington University and is ready to see the world She’s currently working in Myanmar as a project manager with the World Wildlife Fund.
Navigator alumni having fun at get together

Alumni Spring Social Brings Old Friends Together

ISLAND PACIFIC ACADEMY invited its Navigator alumni out for an evening of reconnecting, catching up, and networking at its first annual Alumni Spring Social.