In front from left, high-school graduates Jhoanna Marie Domingo, Morgan Joy Igaya, Sydney Jona, Napua Canales and Jhanalei Sales each receive $1,000 scholarships Thursday afternoon from the Kaua‘i Filipino Women’s Club, on the lawn of the Historic County Building on Rice Street in Lihu‘e, in front of by the statue of Philippines national hero Dr. Jose Rizal. Behind the recipients are members of the club, including President Barbara Green, far right.
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From left, Chyenne Beach and Tish Ruiz of the Hawai‘i Foodbank Kaua‘i Branch accept a $500 contribution from Barbara Green, president of the Kaua‘i Filipino Women’s Club, Thursday during the club’s scholarship presentations at the statue of Dr. Jose Rizal on the lawn of the Historic County Building on Rice Street in Lihu‘e.
LIHU‘E — Barbara Green and the Kaua‘i Filipino Women’s Club took advantage of the loosened pandemic health and safety rules to invite the recipients of scholarships presented by the club to get their individual awards in person.