About Keauhou - Scholarships

Keauhou Canoe Club scholarships are awarded to graduating high school seniors who attend west side high schools and have at least 2 years recent paddling experience with a school athletic program or a club.


In 2023 Keauhou Canoe Club awarded the $2000 James F. Rogers Academic Achievement Scholarship to Kianni Dodson from Kealakehe High School.  Dodson will attend Hawaii Pacific University on Oahu and major in nursing. 

In 2023 Keauhou Canoe Club also awarded the $2000 Mike Haines Merit Achievement Scholarship recipient to Noa Riznyk  from West Hawaii Explorations Academy.  Riznyk will be attending University of Nevada in Reno and major in business management with a minor in environmental studies.

Your tax deductible donations support these scholarship opportunities.  


Thirty seniors have received scholarships totaling $41,500 from Keauhou Canoe Club in the past 16 years.  A plaque with all the student names, high schools, college, and major is posted at the Canoe Club and updated annually.

A list of all recipients of the Keauhou Canoe Club recipients are listed here: 2023 Recipients of Keauhou Canoe Club Scholarships.pdf year, name, high school, college or university, and major.

The 2024 Scholarship application can be found here: 2024 Scholarship Application July 1st deadline.pdf