Scholarships and honors
Students win civic club aid
The Prince Kuhio Hawaiian Civic Club has awarded $1,000 scholarships to 15 students. They are:
Edward Akana (UH-Manoa, electrical engineering), Ian Chun (UH medical school), Kimokalani Jarett (UH-Manoa, Hawaiian studies), Kathleen Mokuau (University of Oregon, architecture), Puali'ili'i Rossi (UH-Manoa Hawaiian Studies), Shanelle Sanborn (UH-Manoa, biology), Nalani Wilson (UH-Manoa, Pacific Island Studies).
Also, Kainoa Jarrett (UH-Manoa, theatre), Richard Kamoku (UH-Hilo, health/physical education), Kekela Lani (Embry, Riddle, aeronautics), Kamuela Yong (Loyola Marymount, civil engineering), Raymond Carreira (Lawrence University, mathematics/economics), Desiree Koanui (Pacific Lutheran, music/education), Shanley Roxburg (Willa-mette, mathematics) and Sarah Wong (Duke, English).
In addition, three students received $500 scholarships. They are Leila Sanchez Albino (HPU, nursing), Hokulii Tamayori (Cal-Polytech, architecture) and Wainani Hansen (Chapman, theatre/dance/sociology).
Scholar named at Norwich
Alika Ichinose, a student at Norwich University, has been named a Norwich University Scholar.
Student joins scholar society
Marissa Oyadomari of Honolulu, a student at the University of San Diego, has gained membership in The National Society of Collegiate Scholars.
La Pietra grad receives award
Claire Haranda, a 2003 graduate of La Pietra, has been awarded a Fukunaga scholarship. She is a University of Michigan freshman who hopes to start an international business incorporating graphic arts, language and business skills.
Fellows finish program
Niki Libarios and Debra Nakama completed the Community College Leadership Development Initiatives Doctoral Fellows Program at UCLA and Claremont Graduate University.
Both are doctoral students in the education program at the UH-Manoa.
$10,000 in awards granted
Seventeen students attending University of Hawai'i campuses on O'ahu, Maui, Kaua'i and the Big Island have received a total of $10,000 on scholarships through the AlohaCare Believes in Me program.
They are Verma Acob, Dawn Baxter, Shirley Bonilla, Steven Connery, Lisa Garcia, Lisa Leonard, Shane Mizusawa, Michelle Sharp, Candace Takatsuka, Kimberly Tucker, Rogelio Cabaya, Rose Marie Justo, Jadelyn Shioshita, Bonnie Duncan, Teresa Hernandez, Claudia Skelton and Lori McKee.
For spring 2004, Aloha-Care will award an additional $30,000 to low-income students attending a Hawai'i college or vocational school. Students who believe they may qualify can obtain scholarship applications at www.alohacarehawaii.org or by calling 973-1650. Neighbor Island residents may call (800) 434-1002.