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Blaze Kalilikane Memorial Scholarship awarded to LHS graduate Taylor Ganer

By Staff | Jun 11, 2020

Taylor Ganer was recently awarded the 2020 Blaze Kalilikane Memorial Scholarship.

LAHAINA – The 2020 Blaze Kalilikane Memorial Scholarship for $1,000 was recently awarded to Taylor Ganer, a 2020 Lahainaluna High School graduate. Taylor will attend the University of Colorado Colorado Springs.

Blaze was a dedicated employee of the Masters at Kaanapali Hillside who perished at the young age of 20 in an auto accident on Honoapiilani Highway, a few yards south of the Olowalu transfer station on the mauka side, on Dec. 19, 2012.

Established by Lois and Roger Ross to honor Blaze, they set up a scholarship funded by donations from owners, and Blaze’s family, to award a $1,000 scholarship to a Lahainaluna graduate.

Blaze was a 2009 Lahainaluna High School graduate.

It is their intention to keep this scholarship an annual event in perpetuity.

To read the editorial that the Lahaina News published on Jan. 10, 2013 remembering Blaze, visit www.lahainanews.com/page/content.detail/id/508913/Community-loses-Blaze-Kalilikane.html?nav=9.