USS MAUNA KEA AE-22   Reunions

Shipmates who will be going on Liberty call...

Jerry and Gwen Mouton

Dick and Sharon States

​David and Susan Cannon

Elwood and Lynn Birch

Joseph Roseberry

John Sullivan

​Robert Miner

William Cromartie

Clint and Susie Harris

Lee Murphy

​Dick and Shirley Steffens

Dick and Sue Hollington

​Wayne and Keron Shimkus

Larry Foss

Casey and Barbara Garcia

Tom and Linda Stowell

Paul Clement

​John Dunton

​Add your name to the list!

The Mauna Kea Reunion will be held in Tucson, Arizona at the Desert Diamond Casino and Hotel.  The reunion

dates are October 9-11, 2022 (Sunday-Tuesday).  Checkout will be on Wednesday, Oct 12. This year we are including an "extra" day after the banquet with an open hospitality room if enough shipmates want to stay Wednesday and check out on Thursday the 13th.  We are adding this day in case you want more time to say "goodbye".  Special rate is available Oct. 6th-14th.

This will probably be our last organized reunion, so be sure to attend!

Host for this reunion will be Jerry & Gwen Mouton. 

Co-hosts will be Dick & Sharon States

and David & Susan Cannon


Jerry has acquired a rate of $124.00 per night plus tax, including a $10.00 per person, per day food credit.  Parking is complimentary.  You will be able to get this rate three days before and three days after the actual reunion dates of Oct 9th,10th, and 11th, based on availability.

​The hotel is a 5-minute drive from the Milwaukee International Airport.  Rental cars are available at

the airport.  The hotel provides free airport shuttle service and free parking.

When you make your reservation, just tell them you are with the USS Mauna Kea-22 2022 Reunion group to obtain this pricing.  To make your reservation by phone, call 877-777-4212

or 520-342-3012 (best number).   Reservations must be made by Sept 18, 2022 to get this rate.  Cancellations made less than 24 hours in advance will result in a charge for one night.  You can also make reservations online by clicking the link below.  If you want to make reservations prior to the 8th, you will need to do so by phone.  If you have a problem making a reservation prior to the 8th at our rate, contact Jerry Mouton or David Cannon and they will give you the name and number of someone who will assist you.

Liberty Call begins on October 9th.  Time will be announced soon.


Complimentary WIFI and Data Port                    Pool and Hot Tub

Coffee Bar open from 6am - 1pm                     Casino - New Slots, Live Roulette, Craps, and Baccarat

Fitness Center - Open 24 Hours                       On-site Restaurants and Buffet

In-Room Safe (Laptop Size)                               Refrigerator & Coffeemaker                     

Hair Dryer and Make-Up/Shaving Mirror           Iron and Ironing Board


(To Be Announced)


Our banquet will be held on Tuesday evening.  We will have a cash bar open. 

The menu selections and price of the registration will be announced soon.  The registration includes the banquet meal, entertainment, food and beverages for the Hospitality Room, and Miscellaneous expenses for the reunion.

Shipmates going on tour...​​