by Hannah Trum Senior Marketing Specialist
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Gabriella Kanoa: what the Paubox Kahikina STEM Scholarship means to me

by Hannah Trum Senior Marketing Specialist

Congratulations to all of the Paubox Kahikina STEM Scholarship 2021 recipients! For more information on this scholarship, click here.


A word from one of this year’s recipients, Gabriella Kanoa. Gabriella attends the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa and studies civil engineering.

Gabriella Kanoa: Aloha my name is Gabriella Kanoa and I am a rising junior at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa and study civil engineering.

I am honored to be a recipient of the Paubox Kahikina STEM Scholarship. With this award, I am able to continue to focus on my studies and indulge in all the possibilities college can provide.

Throughout my life, I have always valued Ohana and the idea of a supportive community. The generosity of Hoala and the scholarship committee is a reflection of this. I hope that one day I can follow in their footsteps and give back to the Hawaiian community as well.

Thank you


About the Paubox Kahikina STEM Scholarship

The primary objective of the Paubox Kahikina STEM Scholarship is to encourage Native Hawaiians to pursue careers in computer science and software development.

The Paubox Kahikina STEM Scholarship is recurring in nature. In other words, recipients receive $1,000 per year until they graduate (5 years maximum).