Friends of Moku‘ula and Maui Nei Native Expeditions will be offering two Akoni Akana Po‘okela Scholarships to West Maui residents who will graduate from high school in 2016. Scholarships in the amount of $500 each will be awarded to one kane (male) and one wahine (female) student.

High school seniors are encouraged to submit a written statement that describes how they will use the scholarship award to advance their education whether it be in the pursuit of Hawaiian cultural arts, dance or music, enrolling in courses at a college or university, or enrolling in a vocational school. Full legal name, contact information and signature by the student should be included. Scholarship requests must be submitted no later than March 28, 2016.

Scholarship requests can be submitted by Email to: or Mail to: 505 Front Street, Suite 221, Lahaina, HI 96761 (Attention: Program Director)

Questions? Please contact us.