Maui girl named Miss Outstanding Teen
Celina Jean Macadangdang Hayashi
of Makawao, Maui, a junior at King Kekaulike High School, won the Eighth Annual Miss Outstanding Teenager of Hawaii Scholarship Program. She is a member of the National Honor Society, junior class president, vice president of the Maui District Student Council and student representative on the School Community Council. First runner-up was Margaret Pascual
of Kapolei; second runner-up was Brittany Louis Soares
, vice president of the Pacific region for REIT Management and Research LLC, is the newest member of the Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific Foundation's board of directors.
Honolulu Theatre for Youth
will use a $20,000 city grant to support the production of at least five free performances this season. The performances, part of the HTY's educational outreach programs, are directed to children and families who otherwise would be unable to attend, including those in the Hawaii Youth Correctional Facility.
, which serves more than 3,600 at-risk children, teens and young adults and their families each year, received $75,000 from the Alexander & Baldwin Foundation
. The funds will be used for the construction of a support center and campus for up to six residential shelters in Ewa.
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