The Hana Lima Scholarship Program (HLSP) is a collaboration between ALU LIKE, Inc. & Kamehameha Schools Kaiāulu. The Hana Lima Scholarship Program 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.