2009

  • Whale Trust − A $25,000 grant of financial support to help offset printing and other costs with the publishing of a Dr. Jim Darling's (Whale Trust) book.  Environmental Conservation  http://www.whaletrust.org/
  • Lahainaluna High School Foundation − $5,000 grant for planting of Vetiver plants on  the agriculture department slope and to prevent drainage issues and erosion. Environmental Conservation  http://www.lahainalunahs.org/ 
  • East Maui Animal Refuge AKA Boo Boo Zoo − A $5,000 grant to fund the overall care at the animal refuge facility on Maui, a no-kill, all volunteer-run, non profit, rehabilitation sanctuary for injured and orphaned animals who would otherwise die. Animal Welfare  http://www.eastmauianimalrefuge.org/
  • Lahainaluna High School Foundation − $3,000 grant to help cover the Lunatechs Robotics club cost of travel to the national competition. Education  http://www.lahainalunahs.org/ 
  • Imua Family Services − $3,000 grant for funding to offset study related costs for the Early Childhood Development Program research study, which looked to measure whether or not continued therapeutic support to children age 3-6 with mild to moderate developmental delays improves education performance by age 3 and reduces the number of children who require special education services. Healthcare  http://imuafamilyservices.org/
  • Lahaina Restoration Foundation  − A $750 grant to "Buy a Brick" to support and commemorate the Pioneer Mill smokestack renovation project in Lahaina. Environmental Conservation  http://lahainarestoration.org/
  • UCSD Foundation − A $125,000 grant for the second and final payment of the total an endowed chair to be named for Dr. Feher in the Experimental biophysics department at UCSD. Education  https://ucsd.edu/index.html
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