Healing Island grants awarded
A total of 17 Healing Our Island grants were awarded to local organizations last week.
According to county anti-drug coordinator Theresa Koki, the 2006 state Legislature allocated $34,500 for drug prevention and education programs. The money was put into the Healing Our Island Community Fund, and applications for grants up to $2,500 were accepted this year.
Among those awarded grants were Circles of Light; Hale 'Opio Kaua'i Inc.; Imi Ola; Kaua'i Martial Arts; Special Olympics Hawai'i — Kaua'i area; Tsunami Taiko — Spirit of the West Side Wind; and Waimea Canyon and Waimea high schools.