Waikiki Health Center gets $25,000 grant
The Hawaii affiliate of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure
foundation gave $25,000 to the Waikiki Health Center
to support breast health in medically underserved women.
The Safeway Foundation awarded $10,000 to the center to provide breast health services to uninsured, low-income and homeless women. The award earmarks $3,000 for potentially lifesaving referrals for additional diagnostics that the center could not afford.
Seniors Jonathan Lautaha, John Nielson and Jeremiah Thee of Kahuku High and Intermediate School made it to the finals of the National History Day competition in Washington, D.C. They won a special award and $1,000 for their documentary on "The Battle of Stalingrad."
Also from Kahuku, juniors Ila Myer, Kira Ho Ching, and Christin Hoag won the Outstanding State entry for their performance of "The Dawes Act: Story of the Indian Tragedy." They were among 2,000 contestants from across the nation.
Hawaii Theatre Centre received a $60,000 grant from the Bretzlaff Foundation to expand theater educational programs for children.
Shining Stars appears several times a week in the Star-Bulletin