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Native Hawaiian Summer School Assistance Program

The Native Hawaiian Summer School Assistance Program (NHSSAP) is a collaboration between ALU LIKE, Inc. & Kamehameha Schools. This competitive program provides summer school funding assistance to qualified students currently in grades K – 12. Scholarships are available for students attending Summer School at both D.O.E. and private* schools statewide excluding all Kamehameha Schools Campuses.

*Members of the Hawai‘i Association of Independent Schools (www.hais.org), excluding Kamehameha Schools & private universities.

Summer School
Assistance Program
Summer 2019

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Applications accepted through June 1, 2019, and based on available funding

Completed applications should be mailed or hand delivered to the following address:

Native Hawaiian Summer School Assistance Program
2969 Māpunapuna Place, Suite 200
Honolulu, HI 96819

Hand delivered applications must be submitted during normal business hours
Mailed applications with inadequate postage will be returned to sender
E-mail or fax applications will not be accepted

Applicants must meet the following criteria:
  • Students MUST be currently in grades K through 12
  • Applications must show proof of financial eligibility.
    Family Size Total Income Not to Exceed
    1 $ 19,881.00
    2 $ 32,568.00
    3 $ 44,716.00
    4 $ 55,194.00
    5 $ 65,134.00
    6 $ 76,179.00
    7 $ 87,224.00
    8 $ 98,269.00
    9 $ 109,314.00
    10 $ 120,359.00
    11 $ 131,404.00
  • Awards are made on a first come, first served basis
  • Preference is given to students of Hawaiian ancestry
  • Only complete applications with all required documents will be considered for funding
  • Documentation of student attendance & grades will be required

Required Documents
  1. Completed 2019 Submission Checklist
  2. Completed 2019 Application Form
  3. Completed 2019 Supplemental Evaluation Questions
  4. Copy* of student’s birth certificate (REQUIRED for every applicant)
  5. If student’s birth certificate doesn’t indicate Hawaiian ancestry, also provide ONE of the following:
    • Copy* of Kamehameha Schools Ho‘oulu Hawaiian Data Center Certification or Letter
    • Copy* of birth certificate of parent showing Hawaiian ancestry
    • Copy* of OHA Registration Card
  6. Copy* of ONE of the following documents to verify income:
    • Verification of public assistance (TANF and SNAP/Food Stamps) WITH Household listing
    • Most recent federal tax return
    • Verification of Foster Care through certificates or letters
    • Verification of Section 8 Housing
  7. Copy* of student’s 2nd or 3rd Quarter Report Card (For grades 6-12 ONLY)
  8. Completed & signed 2019 Consent to Release Information Form

*Copies ONLY – No Originals. Submitted documents become the property of ALU LIKE, Inc.

Applications & more Information also available
  • At your D.O.E. or select private school office
  • At any ALU LIKE, Inc. Office listed below

  • ALU LIKE, Inc. – Main Office
    Airport Financial Center
    2969 Māpunapuna Place, Suite 200
    Honolulu, Hawai‘i 96819

    ALU LIKE, Inc. – Leeward
    89-137 Nānākuli Avenue
    Wai‘anae, Hawai‘i 96792

    ALU LIKE, Inc. – Molokai
    10 Mohala Street (Next to Paddler’s)
    Kaunakakai, Hawai‘i 96748

    ALU LIKE, Inc. – Hilo
    32 Kino‘ole Street, Suite 102
    Hilo, Hawai‘i 96720

    ALU LIKE, Inc. – Kaua‘i
    2970 Kele Street, Suite 116
    LĪhu‘e, Hawai‘i 96766

    ALU LIKE, Inc. – Maui
    J. Walter Cameron Center
    95 Mahalani Street, Suite 28-3A
    Wailuku, Hawai‘i 96793

To assure your application has been submitted in a timely manner, participants MUST MAIL or HAND DELIVER completed applications to the Main Office on O‘ahu. Other ALU LIKE, Inc. offices will not be responsible for reviewing, collecting or mailing applications.

Information for Summer School Directors, Assistants and School Personnel – ONLY
File Name Download Links*
  2019 NHSSAP Introduction Letter and Instructions PDF
  2019 NHSSAP Poster PDF
  2019 NHSSAP Invoice Form & Grade/Attendance Forms Excel PDF
  2019 NHSSAP Instructions (If clarification is needed) PDF
*Right mouse click the link and select “Save Target As.” Follow prompts to save the file to your location, taking care to recognize where you saved the file.

Native Hawaiian Summer School Assistance Program (NHSSAP)
ALU LIKE, Inc., Kā Ipu Kā‘eo Department
Telephone: (808) 535-6700 | Email: NHSSAP@alulike.org