Iris Ijima retires following 33 years of service at Friendship House

  • Debby Thompson / Special to The Garden Island

    Iris Ijima, center with lei, is congratulated by Dave Jordan, left, and Jack Yatsko, right, on Ijima’s final day at work at Friendship House in Kapa‘a recently.

The “legend” of Friendship House, Iris Ijima, retired on Dec. 30 following 33 years of being one of the best clubhouse workers in the world, said Debby Thompson of the Friendship Club board of directors.