Ke Ola Mau applications now being accepted

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Date: Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Contact: Alyson Kakugawa-Leong, (808) 974-7642

For Immediate Release

The University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo Nā Pua No’eau Ke Ola Mau Scholars Program is now accepting applications for the 2013-2014 school year.

Ke Ola Mau is a health career pathways program that supports native Hawaiian students attending either UH Hilo or UH Mānoa majoring or intending to major in a health field. Eligible students may receive stipends to assist with academic and Hawaiian cultural strengthening, and community service.

The program is funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Native Hawaiian Education Act and seeks to increase the number of native Hawaiian students entering and succeeding in a health-related educational program and career.

The application can be downloaded from the Nā Pua No’eau website at The deadline is August 30, 2013.

For more information, contact Rachel H. Loo (UH Hilo) at (808) 933-3887,, or Kehau Bishaw (UH Manoa) at (808) 956-9410,

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