4-H club gets $4,000 leadership grant
Hawaii's 4-H Youth Development Program
received $4,000 of a $500,000 National 4-H Council Grant from the Monsanto Co.
to train its youth and adult volunteer leaders in carrying out a community action plan over a two-year period.
Hawaiian Electric Co. gave $25,000 to the Climate Change Commission at the University of Hawaii-Manoa to inventory energy use on campus and eventually monitor and control the usage.
The Hawaii Food Industry Association donated $7,250 to the University of Hawaii Rainbow Fever Scholarship fund. The association donated 25 cents from each ticket sold at the recent Made in Hawaii Festival. The organization has donated more than $1 million for UH athletes.
The East-West Center, headquartered on the UH-Manoa campus, has received a $98,679 contract to provide technical support to Vietnam's health programs combating that country's HIV problem. The award came under a USAID Cooperative Agreement with Family Health International.
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