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Raguindin Awarded $3K Scholarship

Takitani Foundation News Release

The Mamoru and Aiko Takitani Foundation, Inc. (Takitani Foundation) has awarded 10 high school seniors from Maui, Molokai and Lanai scholarship awards in its annual Legacy Scholarship Program. Baldwin High School senior Donna Kim was selected as Maui District’s Finalist, winning a $5,000 scholarship.

There were 61 recipients, one from each qualifying public and independent school in the state, who received scholarships based on academic achievement, community service and financial need. In total, the Foundation awarded $225,000 to students throughout the state in its Legacy Scholarship Program this year.

From Molokai High School, senior Reese Raguindin, daughter of Panciano and Erin Raguindin, received a $3,000 scholarship and will attend Pacific University in Oregon this fall.

Mamoru and Aiko Takitani founded Hawaiian Host, Inc., manufacturer of Hawaiian Host chocolates, and established the Mamoru and Aiko Takitani Foundation, Inc. to give back to the community by providing the gift of education to the young people of Hawaiʻi. Since 1993, the Foundation has annually presented scholarships to an outstanding student from every qualifying high school in the state and has awarded over $6 million to scholarship and academic enrichment programs throughout Hawaii.

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