The Mamoru and Aiko Takitani Foundation, Inc. has awarded $97,000 in scholarships to 61 exceptional seniors from every qualifying public and independent high school in Hawaii. Nominated by their respective schools, the award winners received scholarships based on academic achievement, community service and financial need.
Two students were presented Distinguished Student Awards of $10,000 each and one student received an Outstanding Student Award of $5,000. Seven high school seniors received $3,000 scholarships and 51 additional students were awarded $1,000 scholarships.
"Mr. and Mrs. Takitani's legacy of commitment, dedication and generosity is honored each year through the Takitani Scholarship Foundation," said KSSK Radio personality Michael W. Perry, chairman of the board, Mamoru and Aiko Takitani Foundation.