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Hana Lima Scholarship Program

The Hana Lima Scholarship Program (HLSP) provides financial assistance to students participating in a vocational or technical education program for occupations that can provide a “living wage.” This need-based scholarship is available to students in vocational programs that lead to a specific segment of employment. This scholarship gives financial assistance toward tuition and fees, books and other required tools or uniforms. Students pursuing a major in Liberal Arts or are taking only pre-requisite courses are strongly encouraged to select a major of study in order to qualify for services.

As an applicant, you must meet the following criteria:
  • Be of Native Hawaiian Ancestry
  • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
  • Received a High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Not currently receiving any Kamehameha Schools financial aid for post-secondary education
  • Maintain a 2.0 or higher grade point average (GPA)
  • Enrolled full-time in a 2-year vocational degree or vocational certification program at approved educational institutions in Hawai‘i listed on the application
  • The Hana Lima Scholarship DOES NOT assist with Baccalaureate, Graduate, or Professional Degrees

Terms and Conditions
  • The Hana Lima Scholarship is a $1,500 award to be used toward tuition, fees, books and other required tools or uniforms for a vocational program. Scholarship checks are mailed directly to the school or program.
  • This application is now open to ALL Previously Awarded Hana Lima Scholarship recipients.

2022-2023 Academic Year

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Notice August 15, 2023:

The Hana Lima Scholarship Program accepts applications from students statewide with a priority this year for Native Hawaiian students from Maui County, Hawai‘i Island, and Kaua‘i. Awarding will follow the priority process as stated.
~Hana Lima Scholarship Program

Applications accepted ongoing throughout the academic year and based on available funding

List of Approved Educational Institutions

808 CDL Services, LLC
Advanced Care Training, LLC
Alluring Lash Academy
Applied Computer Training & Technology, Inc.
Big Island Beauty Academy, LLC
Career College of the Pacific
Caregiver Training School
CNA Hawai‘i Institute, LLC
Commercial Training Consultants, Inc.
Elite Massage Academy, LLC
Genesis College, LLC
H2K Driver Training Services, LLC
Hawai‘i Cosmetology Academy
Hawai‘i Dental Assisting Academy, LLC
Hawai‘i Healing Arts College
Hawai‘i Institute of Hair Design
Hawai‘i Institute of Healthcare & Training Services
Hawai‘i Massage Academy
Hawai‘i Medical College
Hawai‘i Medical Training Center, Inc.
Hawai‘i School of Dental Arts, LLC
Healthcare School of Hawai‘i, LLC
Healthcare Training & Career Consultants, Inc.
Healthcare Training by Sir Larry A., LLC
HI Class Dental Learning Center
Hoapili Trucking, LLC
Hoku’s Nurse Aide Training Program, LLC
Honolulu Nails & Aesthetics Academy, LLC
IBS School of Cosmetology and Massage
Island CPR, LLC
Kapolei Massage Institute, LLC
Lehiwa Ink Permanent Makeup Studio, LLC
Makana Esthetics Wellness Academy, LLC
Maui Academy of Healing Arts
Maui School of Therapeutic Massage
Mid Pacific Medical Training Institute, LLC
Operating Engineers Journeymen and Apprenticeship Training Center (OE3JATC)
Paul Mitchell The School, LLC
Professional Healthcare Educators
Quantum School of Massage and Holistic Health
Ricky T’s CDL Services, Inc.
The Skin Institute Internationalé LLC
UH – Hawai‘i Community College – Hilo
UH – Hawai‘i Community College – Kō Education Center – formerly NHERC
UH – Hawai‘i Community College – Pālamanui
UH – Honolulu Community College
UH – Kapi‘olani Community College
UH – Kaua‘i Community College
UH – Leeward Community College
UH – Maui College
UH – Windward Community College
Windward Therapeutic Massage Center

Vocational and Technical Programs*

Administration of Justice
Auto Body Repair & Painting
Automotive Technology
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
Massage Therapy
Medical Assistant
Medical Billing and Coding
Mobile Intensive Care Technician
Occupational & Environment Safety Management
Radiologic Technology
Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
Welding & Industrial Mechanic

*Include but are not limited to the programs listed above

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