Kamehameha Foundation Scholarship
Recipient Bronson Kainoa Azama was awarded $1,500.00
Congratulations Bronson Kainoa Azama!
Bronson is the selected recipient of the Kamehameha Foundation Scholarship Award of $1,500.00 received on November 29, 2021.
Bronson Kainoa Azama hails from He’e’ia, Ko’olaupoko, O’ahu, an ‘ōpio advocate and Aloha ‘Āina. He is the current President of the Jr. Koʻolaupoko Hawaiian Civic, a Director for the Koʻolaupoko Hawaiian Civic Club, Chair of the Honolulu Youth Commission, member of the international youth group Heirs 2 Our Oceans, and a former State President of the Hawaii Future Farmer's of America Association and among other things. Kainoa is dedicated to seven generational thinking and hopes to inspire his peers to live a life that benefits Nā mamo ā pau loa.
Bronson submitted his application and essay dispelling the negative inferences regarding the Māhele which led him to be the selected recipient for the award.
His Royal Highness Prince Noa Kalokuokamaile III presented the awarded check to Bronson which was hosted at the Koʻolauloa Foundation by founder, Nara Sihavong on November 29, 2021. Bronson's Parents were also present when he accepted the awarded check as well as Papalii, Dr. Tusi Avegalio, Director of the University of Hawaiʻi Pacific Business Center.
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