Maui’s Liko A‘e Native Hawaiian Program Awarded $187K

March 31, 2015, 1:58 PM HST · Updated March 31, 2:00 PM
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Photo from Liko A’e’s 10th anniversary celebration held in 2013.

Photo from Liko A’e’s 10th anniversary celebration held in 2013.

By Maui Now Staff

The Liko A‘e Native Hawaiian Leadership Program at the University of Hawaiʻi Maui College is the recipient of a $187,000 grant from the Office of Hawaiian Affairs.

Since 2003, Liko A‘e has disbursed more than 3,400 scholarship awards to native Hawaiian students pursuing a diverse range of degree programs.

Photos from Liko A’e’s 10th anniversary celebration held in 2013

Photos from Liko A’e’s 10th anniversary celebration held in 2013

“We would like to mahalo The Office of Hawaiian Affairs and our community partners for their unwavering support of our program,” said Kahealani Naeole, Liko A‘e’s Project Director.

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“With this funding we will be able to offer about 90-100 scholarships during the Fall 2015 semester as well as wrap-around services to non-traditional Native Hawaiian students who aspire to attain higher education,” she said.

For more information about Liko A’e, visit: www.likoae.org or contact us at [email protected]

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