2 Molokai students receive scholarships and laptops

Two Molokai High School graduates have been awarded $2,000 each, a laptop and a Da Kine backpack by the Kukui Malamalama Scholarship program in memory of Kekuhaupio Likua. The scholarship is administered by the Friends of Molokai High & Middle Schools Foundation. The Kukui Malamalama Scholarships are funded by local residents interested in seeing more students continue their education after high school.

This year’s recipients are Kaytlin Naeole and Payton Kaalekahi.

Naeole plans to attend college and major in midwifery.

Kaalekahi will be attending college.

Six schools participate in the Kukui Malamalama Scholarship program: Hana High School, Molokai High School, Lanai High School, KeKula Niihau School, Waianae High School and Kahuku High School.