Portuguese Association awards 4 $1,000 scholarships

Alayna Evans

The Portuguese Association of Maui presented $1,000 scholarships to four Maui students in a drive-thru event at Heritage Hall on July 5.

The scholarship winners are:

• Alayna Anuhea Jaramillo Evans. She is a graduate of Kamehameha Schools Maui, plans to pursue a master’s degree in nursing at Azusa University in California. She is the daughter of Ivan and Dahlia Evans of Wailuku.

• Anelaliiliionalani Gonsalves-Park. She is a graduate of Baldwin High School, plans to attend the College of Southern Nevada in Henderson and pursue a  degree in elementary education. She is the daughter of Ralph R. Gonsalves Jr. of Wailuku and Joanna Park.

• Trevor Mitchell Onaga. He is a valedictorian of the Class of 2020 of King Kekaulike High School and will attend the University of California at Berkeley, where he plans to major in music and biochemistry. He hopes to become a doctor and surgeon. He is the son of Derek and Rachel Medeiros Onaga of Kula.

Anelaliiliionalani Gonsalves-Park

• Makaylen Hunter Tadeo. She completed her first year at Corban University in Salem, Ore., in June and is pursuing a degree in criminal justice. She is the daughter of Ricardo Tadeo Jr. and Dr. Bobbie-Jo Moniz-Tadeo of Pukalani.

Since beginning its scholarship program in 2003, the 30-member Portuguese Association of Maui has awarded a total of $53,500 in grants to 51 scholars from Maui County.

Trevor Onaga

Makaylen Tadeo


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