Hana Lima Scholarship:


The Hana Lima Scholarship provides financial assistance to students participating in a vocational or technical education program for occupations that can provide a "living wage."  This scholarship is available to students in vocational programs that lead to a specific segment of employment. This $1,500 scholarship gives financial assistance toward tuition and fees, books and other required tools or uniforms for a vocational program

The Hana Lima Scholarship is a need-based award with preference given to non-traditional students: Single parents, disabled (meets ADA definition), houseless, sole-income providers, previously incarcerated and wards of the court. Students pursuing a major in Liberal Arts are not eligible for this scholarship as the Hana Lima Scholarship supports students who have declared and are committed to a specific program of study.

As an applicant, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be of Native Hawaiian Ancestry
  • Be a resident of the State of Hawai‘i
  • Be enrolled at least half time in a vocational degree or certification program in one of the approved educational institutions in Hawai‘i listed on the application.
  • Maintain a 2.0 or higher grade point average (GPA)

UPDATE   Applications for the Spring 2015 term are now CLOSED.

DEADLINE: Postmarked by January 2, 2015

Applications for the Fall 2015* term will be available starting August 1, 2015.
(subject to available funds)

*Classes starting anytime between August - December 2015

DOWNLOAD: Hana Lima Approved Educational Contact List
DOWNLOAD: Hana Lima Brochure

Please Note: The maximum times any applicant may receive the Hana Lima Scholarship is twice during the course of their lifetime and must be within the same vocational/technical training program for which the applicant received their first award.

Additional information can be found in our brochure. Should you have any further questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Hana Lima Scholarship Program

Hana Lima Scholarship Program
ALU LIKE, Inc., Kā Ipu Kā‘eo Department
Telephone: (808) 535-6700 | Email:

List of Approved Educational Institutions:
Aloha Lomi Massage Academy
Aloha School of Massage Therapy
Applied Computer Training & Technology, Inc.
Bella Torre Academy - Esthetics Academy
Bella Torre Academy - Massage
Caregiver Training School
Contractor's License Center, Inc.
Elite Massage Academy, LLC
H2K Driver Training Services, LLC
Hart-Felt Massage, LLC
Hawaii Affordable Trucking School
Hawaii Healing Arts College
Hawaii Institute of Hair Design
Hawaii Institute of Healthcare & Training Services
Hawaii Massage Academy
Hawaii Medical College
Hawaii Medical Training Center, Inc.
Hawaii Pacific University
Hawaii School of Dental Arts, LLC
Hawaii School of Professional Massage
Healthcare Training & Career Consultants, Inc.
Honolulu Nail Academy, LLC
IBS School of Cosmetology and Massage
Ka Pa Lomi Ola, LLC
La Mer Nail Institute, LLC
La‘i‘Opua 2020
Makana Esthetics Wellness Academy, LLC
Maritime License Center, Inc.
Maui Academy of Healing Arts
Maui School of Therapeutic Massage
Med Assist School of Hawaii, Inc.
Optimal Coding Services
Paul Mitchell The School, LLC
Professional Driving Academy
Remington College
Ricky T's CDL Services, Inc.
Solar Training Institute, Inc.
Spa Luna, LLC - Esthetician
Spa Luna, LLC - Massage
Sweetwater Health Education
Travel Institute of the Pacific
UH - Hawaii Community College
UH - Honolulu Community College
UH - Kapi'olani Community College
UH - Kauai Community College
UH - Leeward Community College
UH - Leeward Community College - Office of Cont Ed
UH - Maui College
UH - Windward Community College
UH - Windward Community College - Office of Cont Ed
Vitousek Real Estate School
Waianae Health Academy
West Oahu Wellness and Massage Education Center
Windward Therapeutic Massage Center
Vocational and Technical Programs*
Administration of Justice
Auto Body Repair & Painting
Automotive Mechanic Technician
Barber Styling
Carpentry Technology
CDL - Commercial Driver's License
Certified Nurses Assistant
Culinary Arts
Dental Assisting
Electrical Installation and Maintenance Technology
Exercise and Sport Science
Fashion Technology
Fire & Environmental Emergency Response
Health Information Technology
Human Services
Maritime License
Massage Therapy
Medical Assistant
Mobile Intensive Care Technician
Occupational & Environment Safety Management
Office Technology
Professional Medical Coding
Radiologic Technology
Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
Small Vessel Fabrication and Repair
Welding & Industrial Mechanic

*Include but are not limited to the programs listed above