Notable Alumni

Our alumni go far! Here you can read about inspiring Sea Warriors who used their time and education received at HPU to reach their goals. Alumni, contact us if you want to share your success story or would like to update us on what’s new with you.

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Named in honor of one of Hawai'i Pacific University's founders, the Paul C.T. Loo Distinguished Alumni Awards are given to alumni for career excellence. 

2013 Paul C.T. Loo Distinguished Alumni Awardees

Courtney Sugai
MA Diplomacy and Military Studies, 2009


Iven Sugai
BA Economics, 2001

2012 Paul C.T. Loo Distinguished Alumni Awardee Profile

Bradford Harrison  Brad Harrison
BSBA in Management, 1985
BA in Social Science, 1985
MBA in Management, 1995

Brad Harrison, Vice President at First Hawaiian Bank, is an integral member of the HPU ‘ohana: He has earned three degrees from HPU (BSBA and BA 1985, MBA 1995), is an Adjunct Professor in the College of Business, has held fundraising and alumni leadership roles, and is the proud parent of two HPU graduates, Braderick Harrison (MBA 2004) and Brian Harrison (BSBA 2007).

According to Brad, “I went to HPU for both my undergraduate and graduate programs, and now teach there part-time. HPU goes to great lengths to provide an outstanding learning environment, modern equipment, and qualified faculty. This is why I was pleased when my sons chose HPU for their studies. My wife, Dale, and I support HPU because we believe in the University, and we know that it provides a very high quality education."

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