The Honolulu Police Community Foundation recently awarded $32,000 in college scholarships to 10 winning applicants currently pursuing their college degrees or post-graduate education. The awardees, their schools and their majors are:
Stacie Ann Shibano, University of Washingon, Psychology
Kenneth Hu, Rutgers University, Pharmacy
Michael Sonson, Biola University, Medicine
Zhaotong Xu, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Psychology and Molecular Cell Biology
Nathan Yang, Duke University Law School
Starla Takara, Hawaii Pacific University, Management and Entrepreneurial Studies
Nolan Arasato, Western Oregon University, Theater Arts
Jarrett Okita, University of Portland, Civil Engineering
Sydney Vinoya, University of Nevada at Las Vegas, Biology
Kristyn Iwane, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Civil Engineering
HPFC Board President and former Chief of Police for the City and County of Honolulu Lee D. Donohue and Scholarship Committee Chairman and retied HPD Major Daniel Sison officiated at the award breakfast, hosted July 5, 2013 by the Kyo-ya Management Company, Ltd. at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel Waianae Room.
The foundation is a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to supporting police officers, their families, elderly and the disabled, and the general community.
For more information: http://www.honolulupolicecommunityfoundation.org.