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Historic family reunion at Whalers Cabin. Oh... and dolphins too.

Today (June 20) at Whalers, a double treat.  Ted Asaki, grandson of Gennoske Kodani*, visited the Reserve for the first time in six years.  He grew up in Monterey and was a park aid during the summer in the 70s.  He now is pastor of a church in Irving, CA.  He was invited up to his old home church on El Estero to lead the memorial service for a nisei who recently died at age 90.  As we talked outside the Cabin, Eugenie Kodani came up and joined us; she and her husband were taking one of their usual Point Lobos hikes and didn’t expect to see Ted.  The othe

2013 Point Lobos Foundation Annual Meeting

At our annual meeting on January 5, we were fortunate to have the new Director of California State Parks, Major General Anthony L. Jackson (USMC retired) as our featured speaker. Everyone - including representatives of our sister cooperating associations the Monterey Historic Parks Association, Central Coast Lighthouse Keepers, and Big Sur Natural History Association - was very impressed.