Museum anthropology chief earns honor
, Bishop Museum's chairman of anthropology, has been given the first 2007 Philip and Eugenia Cho Award for Outstanding Scholarship in Asian Studies by the Cambria Press of Youngstown, N.Y. The inaugural award recognizes Jiao's new book, "The Neolithic of Southeast China: Cultural Transformation and Regional Interaction on the Coast," published by Cambria Press.
The recipient of the 2007 Masaki and Momoe Kunimoto Memorial Award for Outstanding Contributions to Vocational Education is Reese Lee, a Maui Community College student. The University of Hawaii award recognized his dedication to self-improvement by completing a MCC Administration of Justice program while working full-time as an adult corrections officer.
Seanna Pieper-Jordan of Kamehameha High School will participate in biomedical research with world-renowned geneticists for nine weeks this summer through the Summer Student program at the Jackson laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine. She is one of 30 across the nation to be selected for the internship.
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