The Foundation celebrated the 17th year of its scholarship program by setting a new record of 74 awarded scholarships! The total award amount hit $158,000!! Mahalo to all of our scholarship donors and congratulations to all of the recipients. Best of luck!
Class of 2019, the Foundation's 2019 Common Scholarship Application will be available in January 2019.
The Kumagai Teacher's Scholarship Application is available here. Deadline is April 12, 2019. The Kumagai Teacher's Scholarship was created by Dr. James Kumagai ('52) to assist LHS teachers with the cost of continued education classes and other educational needs.
The $1,000 AAAAA Rent-A-Space Scholarship was awarded to Jacob Presley. Liz May presented.
The $1,000 Maureen Setsuko Ariyoshi Memorial Scholarship was awarded to Criselyn Cabading. Board member Rob Shelton presented.
The $1,000 Luly Baker Scholarship was awarded to Yasmine Chadli. Roz Baker presented.
The $1,000 Bank of Hawaii-Lahaina Branch Scholarship was awarded to Kylee Dean-Kobatake. Kahana Branch manager Lisa Francis (l) and Lahaina Branch Manager Ann Neizman presented.
Two $2,000 Eugene Baybado Memorial-Class of 1964 Scholarships were awarded to Chanel Watson and Alexis Matias. (L to R): Mathilda Baybado (Eugeneʻs widow), Kaylee Alconcel (granddaughter), Chanel Watson, Alexis Matias, Melissa Alconcel (Eugeneʻs Daughter), Ralph Yanagawa.
The $500 Kathy Berman Memorial Scholarship was awarded to John Caguioa. Rosie Robbins presented.
The $1,000 Boss Frog’s Dive & Surf Scholarship was awarded to Mihana Ho. Board member Betty Sakamoto presented.
The $1,500 Kiiko & Juan Cabanilla, Sr., Memorial Scholarship was presented to Ruby O’Donnell. The LHSF Executive Director, Jeff Rogers, presented.
The $1,000 Central Pacific Bank-Lahaina branch Scholarship was awarded to Chanel Watson (center). Joel Navarro (l) and Rose Koyama (r) presented.
The $2,000 Class of 1968-50th Reunion Scholarship was presented to Krizhna Bayudan. Penny Wakida presented.
The $500 Mark & Judy Ellman Scholarship was awarded to Rachel Balagso. Board President Mark Tillman presented.
The $500 Bonnie Ann Fijal Memorial and Rob & Holly Manning Homes & Land of Maui Magazine Scholarships were awarded to Darren Diga. Board member Rob Shelton presented.
The $20,000 Front Street Scholarship was renewed to Max Becerra. Connie Sutherland presented.
The $1,000 Dr. Ebrahim Gabbay, MD, Memorial Scholarship was awarded to Cley Palma. Suzanne Gabbay presented.
Three (3) $1,000 Blackie Gadarian Vocational Scholarships were awarded.(L to R): Gary Kepner, Sara Gadarian, La'akea Shim, Robert Arconado, Marcom Yagyagan, Gary Lincoln.
The $2,000 Kihachiro J. Hotta Memorial Scholarship was awarded to M’Chelle Aguinaldo. Board president Mark Tillman presented.
The $10,000 Shigeru & Toyoko Ichiki Memorial Endowed (renewble). (L to R): Gerald Ichiki, Ryan Agbayani, Lily Tran (accepting renewal for Cuong Tran, Shania Abut and Yagayan accepting their renewals.
The $500 Ilocandia Filipino Store Scholarship was awarded to John Caguioa. Susie Saribay Arcangel presented.
The $1,000 Ka’anapali Land Management Scholarship was awarded to Hannah Valencia. Kathleen Giambalvo presented.
The $1,000 Sammy Kadotani Service Award was given to Maybel Galace. Leah Kadotani presented.
The $500 Lahaina Fish Co Scholarship was awarded to Kiana Bell. Penny Wakida presented.
The $500 Lahaina Hawaiian Civic Club Scholarship was awarded to Jaslyn Kanoeau. Toddy Lilikoi presented. Christina Nakihei was awarded a renewal.
The $1,000 Lahainaluna Boarders' Association Scholarship was awarded to Aliksa Pihda. Board member Rob Shelton presented.
The (4) $1,000 Lahainaluna High School Foundation Scholarships were awarded to (l to r) Keiko Aotaki, Kaitlin Hodgins, Tori Tihada & Kyra Franz. Board president Mark Tillman presented.
The $5,000, renewable Makana Aloha Foundation Scholarship was awarded to Eva Olson. (L to R): JoRene Valkirs, Gunars Valkirs, Eva, Unidentified, Jami Burks.
The $1,000 Masters @ Ka'anapali Hillside-Blaze Kalilikane Memorial Scholarship was presented to Elija Ragudo. (L to R): Lois Ross, Roger Ross, Elija, Keri Kalilikane, Blaze's mother.
Six $1,000 Maui County Federal Credit Union Scholarships were awarded. (L to R): Gary Fukuroku, Rowel Angasay, Ira Jean Navarro, Liliola Vehikite, Jerico Olpindo, Shirlene Companero, Kainalu Estrella, Emi-Lei Sodetani-Cabanilla.
The $1,000 renewable Na Hoaloha Ekolu Scholarship was awarded to Keiko Aotaki (3rd from left). (L to R): James Cacal, John Caguioa (Berman recipient), Keiko, Chase Rogers, Rosie Robbins.
The $500 RVN Restaurant Scholarship was awarded to Jasmine Cabanilla. Susie Saribay Arcangel presented.
The $1,500 renewable Roy & Betty Sakamoto Scholarship was presented to Lily Tran. (L to R): Roy Sakamoto ('60), Najeeb Bel (accepting renewal for Anis Bel), Lily Tran, Betty Sakamoto.
The $1,000 Alfredo "Fred" Sarian Memorial Scholarship was presented to M'Chelle Aguinaldo. (L to R): Jaxon Navarro, M'Chelle, Joel Navarro.
The $1,000 Sentry Tournament of Champions Scholarship was awarded to Nikki Zamani. Alex Urban presented.
The $1,000 renewable Shelton 'ohana Scholarship was awarded to Nicole Slusser. (L to R): Jeff Shelton, Louisa Shelton, Shania Abut (renewal), Nicole, Rob Shelton.
The $2,500 Steven R. Strong, M.D. Memorial Scholarship was awarded to Francis Bui. Jeanne Smythe (l) and SohnyStrong (r) presented.
The $1,000 H & K Takenaga Legacy Scholarship was awarded to Seth Richards. Board President Mark Tillman presented.
The $1,000 Territorial Savings Bank-Lahaina Branch Scholarship was awarded to Carter Stockham. Ryan Fukushima presented.
The (4) $1,000 TS Restaurant Scholarships-Kimo's, Leilani's, Hula Grill, and Duke's. (L to R) Nick Ware, Jason Done, Sheilaika Agbayani, Kenneth Ines, Jaret Naho'oikaika, Jack Starr, Kylee Dean-Kobatake, Leah Kadotani, Ruby O'Donnell.
There were (9) $4,000 UHMC/LHSF Joint Scholarships awarded. (L to R) Mark Tillman, Zachary Salvador, Nathaniel Somera, Ezra Macadangdang, Jeric Lopez, Jerico Olpindo, Shane Ramos, Jarren Rosqueta, Ikua Tihada, John Supnet, Lui Hokuana.
The $500 Valley Isle Community Federal Credit Union Scholarship was awarded to Aliksa Pihda. Penny Wakida presented.
Two $500 Kelsi Ka'ahui / Chanse Uyeda Memorial Scholarships were awarded. (L to R): Todd Hayse, Ira Navarro, Jasmin Cabanilla, Kainalu Estrella.
The $1,000 Andrew Kutsunai Scholarship was awarded to Yasmine Chadli. Jeff Rogers presented. The donor remains anonymous.