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Lahainaluna High School Foundation to award $189,000 in scholarships

By Staff | Mar 16, 2017

Last May, the inaugural $1,000 Luly Baker Scholarship was awarded to Trystin Kalua. Baker is a former teacher at Princess Nahi’ena’ena Elementary School.

LAHAINA – The Lahainaluna High School Foundation last week announced that it will administer 59 scholarships, representing 37 donors, for a total of $189,000 to graduating seniors this May.

The Lahainaluna High School Scholarship Awards Ceremony will be held on campus, in Hale Pa’ina, on May 10.

The foundation welcomed five new scholarships this year: AAAAA Rent-A-Space, Bonnie Ann Fijal Memorial, George & Shirley Ito, James N. Martin Memorial, and Shelton ‘Ohana.

Returning scholarships are listed below. The (R) designates scholarships that provide an opportunity to renew. Scholarships include the Maureen Setsuko Ariyoshi Memorial; Luly Baker; Bank of Hawaii; Boss Frog’s Dive & Surf; Central Pacific Bank-Lahaina Branch; Mark & Judy Ellman; Front Street (renewals only); Ebrahim Gabbay, M.D., Memorial; Kihachiro J. Hotta Memorial Endowed; Shigeru & Toyoko Ichiki Endowed (R); Ilocandia Filipino Store; Ka Ipukukui ‘A Mau Pio ‘Ole I Ke Kaua’ula; Kaanapali Land Management Corp.; Sgt. James Kusuda Memorial; Lahainaluna Boarder’s Association; Lahaina Fish Co.; Lahaina Hawaiian Civic Club; Lahainaluna High School Foundation; Makana Aloha Foundation (R); Holly & Rob Manning-H&L Magazine of Maui Magazine; Mint Green House Scholarship; Na Hoaloha Ekolu (R); RVN Restaurant; Roy & Betty Sakamoto (R); Alfredo Fred Sarian Memorial; Steven R. Strong, M.D., Memorial; H&K Takenaga Legacy; Territorial Savings; The Masters at Kaanapali Hillside-Blaze Kalilikani; TS Restaurants-Duke’s Beach House, Hula Grill, Kimo’s, Leilani’s on the Beach; Valley Isle Community Federal Credit Union; and West Maui Community Federal Credit Union.

The foundation will also award one teacher scholarship (Dr. James Kumagai, Class of 1952) and a teacher recognition award (Matsue and the late Hisao Fujii) in May.

All of the foundation’s administered scholarships are available on one form, which is available on the school’s post-high school portal, myfuturehawaii.org (students should see Kristy Arakawa in the College & Career Center to register for an account), and at www.lahainalunahighschoolfoundation.org.

The foundation appreciates all of the scholarship donors.