Waiohuli homestead scholarships awarded

The Waiohuli Hawaiian Homesteaders Association awarded two $500 scholarships on June 28 to two aspiring Waiohuli students majoring in the fields of health and medicine, Hawaiian language studies and environmental science with emphasis on sustainability.

Hooleia H. Kaeo is a 2014 Hawaiian immersion graduate of King Kekaulike High School with a cumulative grade-point average of 3.92. She will pursue a major in health and medicine with secondary education in Hawaiian language studies at the University of Hawaii-Manoa. Kaeo is a suma cum laude of her graduating class and a member of the Lae’ula O Kai Canoe Club. Kaeo is the 2014 Academic High School Scholarship winner and the daughter of Kalekoa Kaeo and Kahele Dukelow of Waiohuli, Kula.

Anuhea L. Kaiaokamalie just completed her freshman year in college at California State University Chico with a cumulative grade-point average of 3.22. She is currently enrolled in the environmental science studies program with emphasis on sustainability. She plays NCAA volleyball and enjoys surfing, paddling, planting native plants, fishing, throwing net, picking opihi and learning the ancient ways of celestial navigation. Kaiaokamalie is the 2014 Academic College Scholarship winner and the daughter of Russell and Julee Kaiaokamalie of Waiohuli, Kula.