Red Cross in Hawaii gets $10,000 grant
The Hawaii State Chapter of the American Red Cross
was awarded a $10,000 grant from Home Depot
to raise awareness in public schools about disasters and to recruit evacuation shelter staff. The three-year grant program and partnership between the Red Cross and Home Depot is in its second year to develop disaster preparedness.
The Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center's campaign to build a new family medical building on the Leeward Coast was assisted by a donation from the Alexander & Baldwin Foundation.
Chaminade University received a $10,000 grant from the G.N. Wilcox Trust to purchase and install switchboxes in classrooms to upgrade multimedia equipment.
Hawaii Maoli, a nonprofit arm of the Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs, has received $9,440 from the Office of Hawaiian Affairs. The funds were used to send representatives to the quarterly meeting of the association's Mainland Council and participate in the lei-draping ceremony of the King Kamehameha statue in Washington, D.C.
Natalie King of Moanalua High School was one of 42 U.S. high school students selected by the Asian American Journalists Association to attend a six-day "J Camp."
Shining Stars appears several times a week in the Star-Bulletin