Grants awarded for humanities projects
The Hawaii Council for the Humanities
awarded funding to the following organizations for their humanities projects: $15,000 to Hawaii Architectural Foundation
for "Hawaii's Forgotten Japanese Temples"; $14,000 to Judiciary History Center
for "When the Military Ruled: Military Rule in Hawaii 1941-1944," an education and dialogue-based multimedia project; $10,000 to Children's Literature Hawaii
for its "Fourteenth Biennial Conference on Literature and Hawaii's Children"; $10,000 to Honolulu Academy of Arts
for the exhibit "The Dragon's Gift: The Sacred Arts of Bhutan"; $10,000 to the Matsunaga Charitable Foundation
for a documentary, "Holding Fast the Dream: Hawaii's African-American Experience"; $5,000 to Bishop Museum
for "Digitization of Finding Aids for Audio Collection" to preserve 60 years of Native Hawaiian oral tradition; and $2,000 to Temple University Press
in support of the publication of "Unequal Hawaii: Ethnic Inequality in Hawaii," by Dr. Jonathan Okumura, University of Hawaii at Manoa.
The Jitsuo Yoshimori Trust
gave $30,000 to Imua Family Services,
which provides therapeutic services to children and families in Maui and Lanai.
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