$45K donated to MADD
MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving)-Hawaii
received a total of $45,000 in donations from the Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii
($30,000), the Friends of Hawaii Charities Inc.
($5,000) and the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation
($10,000). The funds are used for programs to prevent underage drinking.
The University of Hawaii at Manoa's Ka'imi'ike Program, which supports native Hawaiian and Pacific islander undergraduates in geoscience degree programs, received a $540,000 grant. The funds will be allotted over five years by the Opportunities for Enhancing Diversity in the Geosciences Program at the National Science Foundation.
Danielle K. Potter of Waimea, Hawaii, is one of five third-year medical students nationwide to receive the $5,000 Herbert Nickens Scholarship awarded by the American Association of Medical Colleges. Potter attends Creighton University of Omaha, Neb.
Kanoe Naone is the new chief executive officer of the Institute for Native Pacific Education and Culture. The organization empowers native Hawaiians through education to improve their lives
Shining Stars appears several times a week in the Star-Bulletin