UH awards first Oceania scholarships
The University of Hawaii has named the first recipients of the $1,000 Stars of Oceania scholarships: Jansen Santos
of Pohnpei and Tamera Heine
of the Marshall Islands. The scholarship program is aimed at students from the Pacific Islands or those conducting work that will benefit these countries.
Hawaii Pacific University has selected Christina D. Doane, a 2004 graduate of HPU's Executive MBA program, as a new trustee. She is on the board of directors of the Hawaiian Humane Society and chairwoman of the Diamond Head Theatre.
Kalena Camara-Racimo of Puohala Elementary School in Kaneohe will participate in the Junior National Young Leaders Conference this fall to develop leadership skills and study the tradition of leadership throughout American history.
ASSETS School was one of four independent schools in the nation to receive $400,000 from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation. The four-year grant will provide financial aid to low- to moderate-income students at the K-12 school for 400 gifted, dyslexic and gifted/dyslexic children.
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