2017-2018 Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to the 2017-2018 Charles R. Kendall and Russell K. Okata Scholarship Winners 

The Charles R. Kendall and Russell K. Okata Scholarships are available to HGEA members and their dependents who are attending or plan to attend a college, community college or university, or vocational, trade or other post-high school study on a full-time basis. Scholarship applications for the 2017–2018 school year will be available online in September.

$2,500 Scholarship Winners

 

  Tamara Akau
Kauai
Eastern Washington University
Parent: Teresa Caires (Unit 13)
  Khaila Moke-Sakamoto
Hawaii
New York University
Parent: Korri Sakamoto (Unit 3)
  Sabrina Pike
Hawaii
Hamilton College
Parent: Rowena Pike (Unit 3)
  Sarah Pike
Hawaii
Canisius College
Parent: Rowena Pike (Unit 3)
  Keala Swafford
Oahu
Windward Community College
Parent: Kathy Swafford (Unit 3)
  Alexandria Tyau
Maui
Seattle University
Parent: Georgette Tyau (Excl)

$1,500 Scholarship Winners 

 

Ki`ilaweau Aweau
Oahu
Ottawa University
Parent: Dawn Tanaka (Retiree)
Elijah Bernardo-Flores
Oahu
Chaminade University
Parent: Lene Bernardo (Unit 3)
Ezekiel Bernardo-Flores
Oahu
Chaminade University
Parent: Lene Bernardo (Unit 3)
Tristen Bryant-Otake
Oahu
University of Northern Colorado
Parent: Holly Bryant (Unit 3)
Kendrick Chang
Oahu
George Washington University
Parent: Alisa Chang (Unit 3)
Kailee Dela Cruz
Oahu
University of San Francisco
Parent: Erica Roldan (Unit 3)
Jennifer Doiron
Kauai
Concordia University-Portland
Parent: Jeanine Okuhara (Unit 3)
Kobi Gima
Oahu
University of Hawaii – Manoa
Parents: Ann & Harry Gima (Units 13 & 3)
Kristi Hirata
Hawaii
University of Portland
Parent: Karen Hirata (Unit 13)
Paul Hutchinson
Oahu
University of Hawaii – Manoa
Parent: Mary Claire Hutchinson (Unit 13)
Emma Kam
Oahu
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Parents: Stacy Riede & James Kam (Units 13 & 8)
  Deja Kamaka-Ramos
Oahu
University of Hawaii – Manoa
Parent: Daralyn Ramos (Assoc)
Cassidy Kelii
Hawaii
Northern Arizona University
Parent: Moana Hokoana (Assoc)
Emma Leary
Kauai
Gonzaga University
Parent: Marlene Leary (Unit 6)
Lauren Lee
Hawaii
Chapman University
Parent: Sammy Lee (Unit 8)
Penny Loo
Oahu
University of Hawaii - Manoa
Parent: Dennis Loo (Unit 13)
Tyler Lum
Maui
University of Hawaii - Manoa
Parent: Julie Zane (Unit 13)
Leee Miyahira
Oahu
Hawaii Pacific University
Parent: Kathy Miyahira (Unit 13)
Ashley Paradee
Oahu
Argosy University
Unit 3 member
Felix Peng
Hawaii
Northwestern University
Parent: Ruisheng Peng (Unit 8)
Angelika Questin
Kauai
University of Hawaii - Manoa
Parent: Celia Melchor-Questin (Unit 13)
Kiara Rapozo
Kauai
Kauai Community College
Parent: Rose A. Rapozo (Unit 3)
Lacey Santos
Maui
University of San Francisco
Parent: Stacey Keomaka (Unit 3)
Shayd Shinsato
Oahu
Oregon Health and Sciences University
Parent: Shari Shinsato (Unit 13)
Leigh Ann Shiroma
Oahu
University of Hawaii - Manoa
Parent: Loree Shiroma (Assoc)
Auli`i Solomon
Oahu
Northern Arizona University
Parent: William Solomon III (Unit 3)
Davin Takahashi
Oahu
University of Hawaii - Manoa
Parent: Kevin Takahashi (Unit 13)
Tierra Teter
Kauai
Point Loma Nazarene University
Parent: Danielle Navarrete (Assoc)
  Rachel Utu
Oahu
University of Hawaii – Manoa
Parent: Melanie Almazar-Utu (Unit 4)
Kayla Valdez
Oahu
Lewis and Clark College
Parent: Marisol Valdez (Unit 13)
  Ashlyn Wong
Oahu
Syracuse University
Parent: Galen Wong (Unit 13)
JennieLeigh Yamada
Oahu
University of Southern California
Parent: Judy Yamada (Unit 13)
  Kiaria Zoi Nakamura
Hawaii
University of Hawaii – Hilo
Guardian: Leslie Nakamura (Unit 13)