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Ukulele festival presents scholarships

Katebel Jose, a 2019 King Kekaulike High School graduate, is one of seven Hawaii students across the state to receive Ukulele Festival Hawaii Awards college scholarships totaling $10,000. She is the only award winner from Maui County.

Katebel, the daughter of Maribel Jose of Maui, received the $2,000 Ukulele Festival Hawaii College Scholarship. She is attending the University of Oregon in Eugene.

“We are so grateful for the generous support from the community that allows Ukulele Festival Hawaii to provide scholarships to deserving students to help pay for college,” said Roy Sakuma, president of the Ukulele Festival Hawaii board of directors.