2013

  • Hawaii Canines for Indepedence now known as Assistance Dogs of Hawaii − A $40,000 grant donation to help fund the Canine Scent Detection for Diagnosis of Urinary Tract Infections in Quadriplegic or Paraplegic Adults research study (Scent detection study).    Animal Welfare  http://assistancedogshawaii.org/
  • Ebb and Flow Arts, Inc. − A $9,500 grant toward the costs for a concert performance on Maui in August, 2013 featuring members of the San Francisco Symphony resulting in a strong partnership with the symphony members and future performances. The Arts    http://ebbandflowarts.org/
  • Lokelani 'Ohana − A $40,000 grant for costs associated with helping finalize Lokelani’s efforts in securing a Maui County Affordable housing grant to purchase a home for adults with developmental disabilities.  Healthcare  http://lokelaniohana.org/index.html
  • Lahainaluna High School Foundation − A $10,000 grant to fund the purchase of 23 iPads for the art class and pathway as well as the business classes in the fall. Education  http://www.lahainalunahs.org/ 
  • University of Hawaii Foundation − A $50,000 grant toward the Sakamoto Scholarship for Academic achievement at University of Hawaii Maui honoring Dr. Clyde Sakamoto. Education  http://www.uhfoundation.org/
  • University of Hawaii Foundation − A $10,000 grant to establish the Makana Aloha Foundation scholarship at UH Maui Culinary Academy. The scholarship covers  full tuition for the 2 year program.  Education  http://www.uhfoundation.org/
  • Lahainaluna High School Foundation − A $15,000 total grant for the Makana Aloha annual Science scholarship.  $5,000 awarded to this year's recipient and $5,000 each for the renewal of the past two recipients who continued to meet the scholarship standards.   Education  http://www.lahainalunahs.org/
  • Lahaina Arts Association − An $8,000 grant to fund the Kids Art outreach class at the Kihei Youth Center.  The Arts   http://www.lahaina-arts.org/
  • PBS Hawaii − A $25,000 grant to fund the 'Train the Teacher' program of HIKI NO on Maui.  The program helped teachers learn how to use cameras and video equipment in order to teach students and prepare them for 'Hiki No' show broadcast on PBS.  Education  http://pbshawaii.org/
  • Hawaiian Island Land Trust − A $25,000 grant for the first year of a three year funding commitment (for a total of $75,000) to the Founding Few giving program to be used for the funding priorities of the Land Trust. Environmental Conservation  http://www.hilt.org/
  • The Maui Farm − A $7,500 grant  help pay for a portion of the hiring Americorps Environmental workers to work a the Farm and  help with family-centered programs that teach essential life skills for self-sufficient living. Education  http://themauifarm.org/
  • Assistance Dogs of Hawaii AKA Canine Companions − A $20,000 grant was used as a challenge grant to fund the next phase of the scent detection research. Assistance Dogs was able to train their dogs to alert for Urinary tract infections which can be extremely serious in wheelchair bound individuals.    Healthcare  http://assistancedogshawaii.org/
  • Hui O Waa Kaulua − A  $24,000 grant for half of the remaining costs for the launch of the Canoe in 2104 after 18 years in the making. Environmental Conservation  http://www.huiowaa.org/
  • Whale Trust − A $30,000 grant to help pay for the costs of 'Whale Tales 2015', a three day education and research conference. Environmental Conservation  https://whaletrust.org/
  • Arts Education for Children − A $10,000 grant for costs associated with the production of the Jazz Maui event and kids camp to help with future sustainability of the event.  The Arts  https://www.aecg.org/
  • Maui Arts League AKA West Maui Cultural Council − A $15,000 grant to help fund the costs associated with the 2015 Maui Plein Air Art Invitational. The Arts   http://mauipleinairpainting.org/
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