Hawaii community colleges were recently named the most affordable in the nation by a study conducted by the Pennsylvania State University of Graduate School of Education. Hawaii colleges were ranked third in overall college affordability including community college, four-year non-doctoral and private colleges. This news might come as a shock to many people who actually live … [Read more...] about Are Hawaii Community Colleges the most affordable in the nation?
High school students interesting in art have an opportunity to submit their work for exhibition and consideration for a partial college scholarship. Next month, the Lahaina Arts Association will host its 37th annual Art Exhibit and Scholarship Contest for graduating high school seniors from Maui County. Interested students may enter one piece of work in each of the five … [Read more...] about Lahaina Arts Association offering partial scholarships Available to Maui County high school seniors
Hawaii’s keiki can win a trip to Japan by showing off their artistic skills in the 2014 Dream Car Art Contest. Students age 15 years and younger are invited to enter a drawing of “Your Dream Car” for the 2014 contest–hosted by Toyota Hawaii. One winner could score a trip to Japan to participate in the Toyota Motor Corporation world competition. Each entry must follow a … [Read more...] about Art Competition Offers Maui Kids Chance To Go To Japan
Since 2003, the Liko A‘e Native Hawaiian Leadership Program has provided students of Hawaiian ancestry at UH Maui College (and before that Maui Community College) access to positive mentors and role models. Over that decade, more than 2,000 students (not all of which were UHMC students)* have in some way received benefits from the program. “We look to our past, projecting the … [Read more...] about Liko Ae Hawaiian Leadership Program Gets Big Grant
U.S. Senator Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, and his office are launching a new internship program for high school seniors for the 2013-14 school year. In this first year of the program, they are looking for 15 interns who have a GPA of 2.0 or higher and have access to email throughout the course of the internship. “Schatz Seniors” can hail from any island and can come from public, … [Read more...] about US Senator Brian Schatz Needs Interns