One of the big events she'll be attending is the Hawaiian Sports Hall Of Fame Induction Dinner, Class of 2012, on May 8th @ 5:30 PM. There Sonia's father, Samuel Alapai Kahanamoku, will be honored, as an Olympic bronze medalist! For details of this exciting event
From the Hawaiian Sports Hall Of Fame website: "Olympic Medalist Samuel Alapai Kahanamoku was born and raised in Honolulu (Waikiki). Kahanamoku was one of the nation’s top sprint swimmers in the 1920s. At the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris, he finished 3rd in the 100 meters Free style with a time of 1:01:8 seconds, behind Duke, his older brother. Kahanamoku passed away on April 26, 1966."