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Central Pacific Bank and Lahainaluna PTSA hold CPB Legacy Cup Golf Tournament

By Staff | Apr 16, 2021

The 13th annual CPB Legacy Cup Golf Tournament was held in Kaanapali on April 3. Proceeds will support Lahainaluna High School’s Project Graduation for the Class of 2021.

LAHAINA — In support of Lahainaluna High School’s Class of 2021, Central Pacific Bank (CPB) and the Lahainaluna High School PTSA again partnered to host the 13th annual CPB Legacy Cup Golf Tournament. This event, following all public health guidelines, took place on April 3 at Kaanapali’s Royal Course.

The CPB Legacy Cup Golf Tournament is the primary fundraiser for Lahainaluna’s Project Graduation, and despite the many challenges facing the community, the people and businesses of Lahaina continued the long history of supporting this great cause.

Liz Sager, Lahainaluna PTSA secretary, expressed, “From the bottom of our hearts, we offer a big mahalo to everyone who made this event possible, including the many organizations that donated prizes, our corporate and hole sponsors, the dedicated golfers and our hardworking volunteers. We offer a special thanks to Sutee Nitakorn and Kaanapali Golf Courses for hosting our event; Roy’s Kaanapali for the delicious food; Legacy Cup Tournament Chairman and Assistant Vice President, Senior Commercial Banking Officer at CPB, Joel Navarro, for his continued commitment to our students; and CPB as our tournament title sponsor.”

In addition to CPB helping to coordinate the golf tournament, CPB Foundation provided a grant to the Lahainaluna High School PTSA.

“The pandemic made it an extremely challenging year,” said Keith Amemiya, executive director of the CPB Foundation.

“We hope our grant helps the Project Graduation event to pivot while still being memorable, fun and most importantly, safe, for Lahainaluna students and their families.”

Joanna Stockham, PTSA board member-at-large, shared, “The Class of 2021 has missed out on so much of what makes senior year special, and it is heart-warming to see our community come together to support them as they achieve this important moment in their lives. This year, we are beyond grateful to be the recipient of a generous grant from CPB Foundation, which will directly help fund our Project Graduation event.”

The Lahainaluna PTSA and Project Graduation Committee will be providing all 2021 graduates with a Lahainaluna swag bag of goodies and will continue to work on a live Project Graduation event tentatively scheduled for May 23, 2021.

Anyone interested in learning more about Project Graduation may contact the Lahainaluna High School PTSA at lahainalunaptsa@gmail.com or visit LahainalunaPTSA.org.

The mission of the Lahainaluna Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) is to bring together families and educators to achieve each child’s potential.

The Lahainaluna PTSA, which is made up of approximately 100-plus members, provides resources and support outside of the regular educational environment to parents, teachers and students, so that Lahainaluna’s students can excel in education, society, and life.

Members work to bridge the gap between the PTSA and the community to empower and equip children socially and academically, while advocating to support resources for every child.