HMSA Kaimana Awards
& Scholarship Program
For student athletes, the HMSA Kaimana Scholarship rewards
those who not only shine in the classroom and the playing field, but also in
their communities through volunteer work. Special consideration is given to
students who participate in lower-profile sports
Recipients can use their scholarships to pay for college
tuition, books, computers, and room and board. Scholarship use is subject to NCAA
rules and regulations for those who are participating in collegiate sports.
Eligible students must:
Graduate from a Hawaii high school in 2018.
Hold a minimum cumulative grade point average of
Participate in at least one sport recognized by
their league during their high school career.
Write a brief essay on their high school
experience and plans after they graduate.
Submit two letters of recommendation from school
faculty with their application.
Submit an official transcript with the GPA
verified and signed by an authorized member of the school faculty.
HMSA will award up to 15 students 5,000 scholarships each. Applications
are due at 4 p.m. on Friday, February 9. Sorry, no exceptions. If you're
submitting your application by mail, be sure to allow sufficient time for
delivery. Please see page 2 of the
application for submission details. For more information, contact Ruchita Chand
at firstname.lastname@example.org or 808-948-6056 on Oahu.
Frequently Asked Questions
HMSA Kaimana Awards
for High Schools
These awards recognize Hawaii high schools for all-around
excellence in five categories. Schools compete in their own league and earn
All public and independent HHSAA high schools statewide are
eligible to win HMSA Kaimana Awards. Winners are awarded in each of the state’s
five leagues, which is comprised of the:
Big Island Interscholastic Federation (BIIF) URL:
Interscholastic League of Honolulu (ILH) URL:
Kauai Interscholastic Federation (KIF) URL: http://www.sportshigh.com/schools#KIF
Maui Interscholastic League (MIL) URL: http://www.sportshigh.com/schools#MIL
Oahu Interscholastic Association (OIA) URL: http://www.oiasports.com/
School points are due by April 13, 2018.
Check out a Behind-The-Scenes look at our 2017 program.
School Points Score Sheet
Health Activities List
Please also visit HMSA's Kaimana Awards website:https://hmsa.com/awards-and-scholarships/hmsa-kaimana-awards-and-scholarship-program/