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 2022 Keauhou Canoe Club awarded the $2000 James F. Rogers Academic Achievement Scholarship to Teige Lorenzo-Akamu from Kohala High School.  Teige will attend Grand Canyon University of Arizona and major in Early Childhood Education.  In 2022 Keauhou Canoe Club also awarded the $2000 Mike Haines Merit Achievement Scholarship recipient to Lily Matsuoka from Kealakehe High School.  Lily will be attending University of HawaiĘ»i at Manoa and will major in Nursing.  We wish both women the best on their future studies and endeavors. Your tax deductible donations support these scholarship opportunities.  


Twenty-eight seniors have received scholarships totaling $37,500 from Keauhou Canoe Club in the past 15 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: Recipients of Keauhou Canoe Club Scholarships.pdf year, name, high school, college or university, and major.

The 2023 Scholarship application can be found here: 2023 Scholarship Application.pdf