Kaiaulu grants aid native Hawaiians
The Office of Hawaiian Affairs Community Grants Program awarded Kaiaulu grants to the following programs for native Hawaiians: $38,500 to Papa Laua'e o Makana
on Kauai to support cultural learning activities related to the history and protection of Kalihiwai Bay, Kauai; $100,000 to Partners in Development Foundation
to support expansion of the Ka Pa'alana
project to support literacy needs of homeless children and their caregivers; $34,343 to Save the Foodbasket
to supply monthly grocery deliveries to low-income, rural clients affected by HIV/AIDS; and $50,000 to Trust for Public Land
to support the protection and preservation of lands with cultural and historical value.
KCAA Preschools of Hawaii
has been given $200,000 by the Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Foundation
, according to an announcement by Christina Cox, KCAA's president and CEO. The funds will be used to support playground improvements totaling $905,000 at KCAA's seven nationally accredited preschools on Oahu.
The Hawaii State AFL-CIO
raised nearly $61,000 at its Fifth Annual Charity Golf tournament in November for the Aloha United Way
. It is the single largest fundraiser for the AUW.
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