About Town | 3-30-14


Kamehameha Scholars program applications due Monday

Applications for the Kamehameha Scholars program for students in the West Hawaii district are due Monday. Students entering grades nine through 12 in fall 2014 who are not currently enrolled fulltime at one of Kamehameha Schools’ three campuses are eligible to apply for Kamehameha Scholars.

Kamehameha Scholars is a year-round supplementary educational enrichment program with a focus on college and career guidance. The mission of the Kamehameha Scholars program is to support Native Hawaiian students in achieving a higher education degree, entering the career of their choosing and cultivating their ability to be servant leaders.

Students who complete the program will earn a college scholarship.

Applications may be downloaded at ksbe.edu/admissions. Families may also call the admissions office at 842-8800 or 800-842-4682, ext. 8800, to have an application mailed to them. Kamehameha Schools’ policy on admissions is to give preference to children of Hawaiian ancestry to the extent permitted by law.

Additional program information is available at apps.ksbe.edu/kscholars or by calling 534-8355 or 800-842-4682. Information and help with the application process is also available at the KS Resource Center – West Hawaii, 322-5400, open 7:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Singles plan lunch events

Kupuna Singles has announced its schedule of events for April.

The group will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Daylight Mind and at 12:30 p.m. April 10 at Original Thai. Call 326-1288 for information.

The next lunch meeting will be at 11:30 a.m. April 22 at Sam Choy’s. For more information about that gathering, call 322-9098.

Codependents men’s group meets

A Co-Dependents Anonymous men’s meeting is held from 7 to 8 p.m. every Monday at Access Capabilities, 74-5583 Pawai Place, suite B125 in Kailua-Kona.

Co-dependents Anon- ymous is a 12-step fellowship for those whose common purpose is recovery from codependence and the development and maintenance of healthy relationships. The organization supported by the voluntary contributions of attending members.

For more information, call Wayne K. at 938-1914.