OHA awards UH law school $100,000
The Office of Hawaiian Affairs
awarded $100,000 to the William S. Richardson School of Law
at the University of Hawaii for its Hawaii Innocence Project, which seeks justice for those wrongfully convicted. More than half of the project's caseload involves native Hawaiians.
The Alliance for Drama Education
received a $36,330 grant from the Black Fund of the Hawaii Community Foundation
to help support ADE residencies that are part of the Artists-in-the-School project administered by the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts.
The residencies are at eight Oahu elementary schools: Haleiwa, Jefferson, Lanakila, Manoa, Mokapu, Palolo, Pearl Harbor Kai and Puuhale.
Waste Management of Hawaii
donated $10,000 to support the Nanakuli High and Intermediate Robotics Club
at various competitions throughout the year in preparation for the national contest next year. Waste Management
also gave $1,000 to the Kekaha Elementary School
on Kauai to purchase school supplies and uniforms for underprivileged students.
Last year the company donated $15,000 to the school's Technology Enhanced Project Based Learning and "It's All About Kids" programs.
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