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Fundraiser for tennis scholarship held at luxurious Water Falling Estate in Ninole

Chancellor Dr. Donald Straney, Interim Director of Athletics Tim Moore, Hui Kako‘o Kenika /Hilo Brokers President Kelly Moran, Dr. Ruth Matsuura, Waterfalling Estate co-owner/designer/builder Scott Watson, Waterfalling Estate co-owner Laurie Robertson, UH Hilo Tennis Coach Karl Sloss.
(L-R) Chancellor Donald Straney, Interim Director of Athletics Tim Moore, Hui Kako‘o Kenika /Hilo Brokers President Kelly Moran, Dr. Ruth Matsuura, Water Falling Estate co-owner/designer/builder Scott Watson, Water Falling Estate co-owner Laurie Robertson, UH Hilo Tennis Coach Karl Sloss.
Aerial view of the Water Falling Estate in Ninoole on the Hamakua Coast of the Big Island.
Aerial view of Water Falling Estate in Ninole.

A benefit fundraiser for the Richard and Ruth Matsuura Vulcan Tennis Endowed Scholarship (University of Hawai‘i at Hilo) was held Feb.8 at the luxurious 8-acre Water Falling Estate in Ninole on the Big Island. The event raised nearly $25,000.

Guests explored the grounds of the beautiful estate, watched exhibition tennis matches, and enjoyed ono food.

Read more about the event at Big Island Now.

L-R: Newton Chu, Mariko Miho, Director, UH Hilo Development Office, Don, Barry Taniguchi, Roberta Chu.
L-R: Newton Chu; Mariko Miho, director of UH Hilo Development Office; Chancellor Don Straney; Barry Taniguchi; and Roberta Chu.