News & Features

U.S. Junior Amateur Essays:

2021:  Dane Watanabe and  Marshall Kim
2019:  Noah Koshi
2018: Jacob Torres
2017: Remington Hirano
2016: Zackary Kaneshiro and Shon Katahira
2015: Kyosuke Hara

2014: Suppa and Kaneshiro

PCA-Hawaii Coach of the Year: David Ishii

David was named Positive Coaching Alliance-Hawaii Coach of the Year at its annual awards breakfast in May. He was honored for his work over the years as golfer, coach and humanitarian. Pictured below are Jeaney Garcia (PCA-Hawaii Executive Director), 2017 honorees Greg Lum Ho, Kyle Smith and David, and emcees — and Olympians — Shelley Oates-Wilding and Kevin Wong.

Braylow Photography via Positive Coaching Alliance-Hawaii

To see PCA-Hawaii's letter to David click here.
Issue No. 13
April 2014
Samiere's U.S. Junior Amateur
Issue No. 12
March 2013

Issue No. 11
April 2012
Issue No. 10

March 2011

Issue No. 9

March 2010

"It's hard to believe that it’s been 10 years already. Thanks to everyone’s support, the Foundation is doing well, and we have been able to carry out our mission of assisting our youth through the game of golf." – David Ishii

Issue No. 8

March 2009

Besides being the staunchest individual supporter of the David S. Ishii Foundation, Yasuko Asada was an accomplished businesswoman, golfer, actress and entrepreneur. Most of all, however, she was David Ishii's friend for more than 40 years.

Issue No. 7

March 2008

You're invited to check out and to use the new David S. Ishii Foundation website. This website will greatly extend the Foundation's outreach capabilities and make it easier for people to stay in touch with the Foundation's activities.

Issue No. 6

February 2007

T.J. Kua will never forget his first impression of the Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club in California. “I was blown away by the venue!” Kua writes. “A nice course along with a great practice facility and clubhouse – what more could you ask for?...

Issue No. 5

February 2006

Theirs is a brotherhood defined by golf and as strong as any bound by blood. Nearly 40 years ago, youngsters David Ishii, Jay Hinazumi and Wendell Tom got used to being mistaken for each other as the three began their lifelong journeys...

Issue No. 4

January 2005

Issue No. 2

January 2003

Issue No. 1

February 2002