Waiakea High School

Daily Bulletin



 Bulletin# 097

Monday  January 26,  2009

SY 2008-2009





Please extend a warm Warrior welcome to the five Japanese students and one teacher  from Kurayoshi-Kita High School.  They will be with us until Thursday. - D. Tanabe


THE EDWIN M. KUNIYUKI MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP  -   Amt: $1,000.00. Deadline February 28, 2009. Applicant must be a member of the Hawaii Schools Federal Credit Union. New acct. opening balance requirement is just $25 and can be opened at either the two branches; in Downtown Honolulu, or at the Town Center of Mililani near the theaters. For additional infor. call Hawaii Schools Federal Credit Union at 791-6229 or toll free 1-866-521-0302, Ext. 229.

VOLCANO COMMUNITY FOUNDATION  -  has announced it's continuation of its scholarship program. Applicant must maintain their primary residence in Volcano. (fr. Akatsuka Orchids (Kahauala Rd.) thru the Volcano Golf Course subdivision).Amt. - $500.  Deadline: March 1, 2009.

ASSOCIATED CHINESE UNIVERSITY WOMEN, INC.  -  Applicants of Chinese or part Chinese ancestry may apply.  Amt. - $2,000.  Deadline: March 11, 2009. Min. of  3.5  G.P.A. Personal interivew may be requested.

ROBERT C. BYRD HONORS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM  -  is a federally-funded program to promote student excellence & achievement & to recognize exceptionally able students. G.P.A.  3.5 and  above.  SAT combined score 1875 on verbal & math, and/or a composite ACT score of 30. Amt. -  $1,500. Deadline:  March 13, 2009.

BIG ISLAND FEDERAL CREDIT UNION  -   Applicant must be a member in good standing of the Big Island Federal Credit Union. Amt. -  total of seven (7) awards -   2 - at $2500 each & 5 - at $1000. Dealine: March 13, 2009.

FILIPINO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE OF HAWAII FOUNDATION  -  Applicant must have cummulative G.P.A. of 3.5. Six scholarships will be awarded worth at least $3,000.00.  Deadline:  March 31, 2009. You may also download them at www.filipinochamber.org/foundation.  

AFCEA HAWAII  SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE  -  is announcing their annual Scholarship Program. Two scholarship will be awarded this yr.:  Merit-Based Scholarship - @ $2,000.  LTG Thomas Rienzi Scholarship - @  $3,000.  Student must be attending a college or University in the State of HI. studying a hard science or technical field.   Deadline: May 8, 2009.   If interested in or for more infor./ application in any of these scholarships, come to GRAC. Port. 12. - N. Okinaka


HAWAII ASSOCIATION FOR HEALTH, PHYSICAL EDUCATION, RECREATION & DANCE  -  (HAHPERD)  is offering scholarships in the amt. of two -  $750  to high school students &  two - $1250 for college/university students who are planning to major in the field of teaching Physical Ed. Heath, Dance or Recreational Leadership. Deadline:  February 16, 2009.

HILO WOMEN'S CLUB  -  Deadline:  April 15, 2009. Proven financial need w/ a FAFSA.  G.P.A. 2. 5 or higher required. Applicant must be entering UH-Hilo, or Hawaii Comm. College.   Amt. - $1,000.00.  If interested in any of these scholarships or for more infor/application, come to GRAC.

 - N. Okinaka


The following SGA committees will take their photos today during morning recess in D-201:  Sound Crew, Publicity, Locker, Election, Athletic Service.  Please be prompt. - D. Tanabe


Are you interested in attending an excursion to the Diesel Mechanics and Machine/Welding Programs at Hawaii Community College on February 20th from 8:30am to lunch??  If so, come to Q203 COMPASS for a permission form.. - H. Wegner


Please come and support the Hawaiian Club at their after school concession, daily in C102.  Check out the daily specials, as well as regular menu items like saimin, hot pockets, candies, drinks and more! - K. Kaleohano


Any students interested in Global Issues that would like .5 Social Studies credit towards graduation, please see Kamalani to sign up for a 2nd semester afterschool course.

Sign up for this afterschool class (no homework) as soon as possible in C-201. Also, come see us for more information about island competitions and Honolulu conferences as well as travel to Asia. - L. Kamalani






HAWAII COMMUNITY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION  - Applicant must have financial need, and FAFSA info. Deadline: April 6th.  Awards:  five (5)  $2,500 scholarships.

DAVID ISHII FOUNDATION  -   Deadline:  April 30, 2009. Two males & two female golfers will each receive $2,500.00. Any high school seniors who are currently on their school's golf team may apply.

HAWAII ASSOCIATION OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS  -  Applicants must be pursuing a career in accounting.  Two (2)  $1,000.00       are granted to winning scholars who will be enrolled in a four-yr. college, two (2) $750 sholarships are for those enrolling in a two yr. accounting program. Deadline:  March 31, 2009.

HAWAII COUNTY MEDICAL SOCIETY  -  Applicant must pursue a career in the healing arts. FAFSA or SAR  report.  Amt - (3) $1,000 scholarships.

Deadline:  April 23, 2009.

HAWAII EMERGENCY PHYSICIANS ASSOCIATED , INC  -  Offers four (4 ) $1,000.00. Must show financial and familial need. FAFSA or SAR report. Deadline: April 23, 2009.

For more information/application to any of these scholarships, come to GRACA port. 12. - N. Okinaka


Hawaii Community Foundation Scholarships are available on-line at www.hawaiicommunityfoundation.org.  Application deadline is March 2, 2009.    - T. Kawada


Pre-orders for Valentine's Day roses has been extended till Thurs., Jan. 29.  Come to E-103 during lunch recess to order your Valentine's Day roses.  Cost is $3 per rose.  - D. Tanabe


E-103 will be closed today.   Valentine's Day rose pre-orders will continue tomorrow. - D. Tanabe


Attention all Sound Crew members: Please go to Room D-201 at the start of the first recess Monday, January 26 for yearbook photos. - A. Roberts




Boys and Girls Track sign ups  will be held on Tuesday, Jan 27 during lunch recess in frontr of the WHS gym. - T. Correa


Boys and Girls Tennis sign-ups will be held on Monday 1/26/09 at 3:00pm at the  WHS Tennis Courts.  Conditioning workouts will also start on Monday 1/26/09.  Completed Physical form and Parent consent required to participate.  Boys and Girls tryouts will start on Feb. 2, 2009. - T. Correa




Your 2008 W-2 will be available on Friday, January 30, 2009.   Please see me or Mrs. Abraham.  Employees who have worked in more than one position or have transferred from another state agency will receive only one statement which includes all earnings for the year.  Protect your statement from being lost or misplaced.  The cost for a duplicate is $10.00 and expect a two week wait or more for the replacement.  Payment by personal check will require more time to process because receipt of funds must be verified.- J. Veriato


Editor:  Melissa Respicio                                Last Edited By:  Melissa Respicio     

Date:  01/23/2009                                          Edit Date:  01/23/2009