Here in Honolulu in every aspect of our program but most important, the culture of our youth, it was exceptionally refreshing seeing this phenomenon of collective spirit of one community and one team from one islands. There is something very special here, and the remarkable development of a program unseen in its excellence of putting it all together from its’ inception last year and now accelerating its unification and mana as we conclude our 2018 University of Hawaii Youth Impact Program.
We had natural leaders of our Hawaiian youth that took responsibility and took courage to care for others and to be force multipliers of their heroes on the field with them. There are a rare few that will get football scholarships, there are much more that will graduate from high school and go to secondary education and there are some of exceptional brilliance in math in particular that will get academic scholarships. It is their passion and love that was lite of the academic institution with the leaders they were surrounded with that gave the will to drive their grit to achieve.
The courage, the love and respect that was given and received of the University of Hawaii Student Athletes, the U.S. Army Soldiers and Marines as they too have the great mana and are part of this team in this tribe contributing in selfless service, reflecting their great traits of courage and leadership.
This was a tremendous program, creating the impact it has today, 5 years, 10 years and 50 years from now.
A very Special Mahalo to all throughout our Hawaiian community that too were part of this team, this tribe for they helped by support to enable Impact on our Youth in Hawaii.
Corporate Sponsors: Alexander & Baldwin, First Hawaiian Bank, Hawaii News Now, Hawaii Tourism & Lodging Association, Island Insurance, Matson, The Mills Group, Queen’s Medical Center, Royal Contracting Co. Ltd., Roy’s Restaurants.
Food/Beverage Sponsors: Alan Wong’s, Big City Diner, Diamond Head Market, DK/Sansei, Eating House 1849 by Roy Yamaguchi, Highway Inn Kaka’ako, Hula Grill, Kahala Hotel & Resort, Koko Head Café, Mariposa at Neiman Marcus – Ala Moana, McDonald’s McCully, Murphy’s Bar & Grill, MW Restaurant, Pancakes & Waffles, Pig & The Lady, Rainbow Drive-In, The Royal Hawaiian Hotel, Roy’s Waikiki, Sodexo, StripSteak Waikiki, Zippy’s McCully, Hawaii Volcanic Water.
Transportation Sponsor: Roberts Hawaii
Supply & Equipment Sponsor: Motvi8 Foundation