Nominations open for 2016 Friend of Youth Award

August 31, 2015, 4:36 p.m.

HSTA’s Youth, Human, and Civil Rights Committee (YHCR) is pleased to announce that nominations are being accepted for the annual Friend of Youth Award.  We will honor an outstanding individual from the community who has impacted the youth of Hawaii at the HSTA Convention.

Download details about the Friend of Youth award and nomination form here » (pdf)

DEADLINE:  Entries must be postmarked on or before January 9, 2017.


Meet former Friend of Youth Awardees:



(Left to right:  2013 Friend of Youth Award Ceremony, Pualani Akaka, Rose A. Ah Sing Yamada, Lokelani Han)
2015 Virginia Brutigan Aste
2014 Robin Hermance

2015-2016 HSTA YOUTH, HUMAN AND CIVIL RIGHTS (YHCR) COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Chair: Miles Okumura - Hamakua Chapter

Tina Miyataki - Hilo Chapter

Kathryn Jean Penwell - Kona Chapter

Alicia Miyashiro - Kauai Chapter

Donald Jones - Lanai Chapter

Rob Harper-O’Connor - Maui Chapter

Tilana Kalei Kawaa - Molokai Chapter

Cheryl Iwasaki - Central Chapter

Clifford Neal Lim - Honolulu Chapter

Ashlie Salas-Selem - Leeward Chapter

Christian Santo Mauro - Windward Chapter

Gwen Kurashima - Governance Specialist

EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS:

Corey Rosenlee

HSTA President

Justin Hughey

HSTA Vice President

Amy Perruso

HSTA Secretary-Treasurer

Wilbert Holck

Executive Director

Updated August 24, 2015