October 17, 2022 | Source: Building Industry Hawaii

2022 G70 Scholarship + Mentorship Awards Embrace Community

G70, a leading Hawaii design firm, in August granted two annual G70 Scholarship + Mentorship awards.

The winner are Oahu high school seniors Katherine Liu of President William McKinley High School and Jaelen Myrick of Castle High School.

Each receives four years of financial support, a mentor, a summer internship and a secured position at G70 upon graduation from college should they choose to join the firm.

Liu will attend Chaminade University and major in environmental and interior design. Myrick will attend Windward Community College and major in natural sciences – engineering.

G70 established its annual scholarship program in 2021 and has granted three four-year Scholarship + Mentorship awards to date.

“Our vision was to assist a Hawaii student in need to not only attend college, but to graduate,” says Charles Y. Kaneshiro, G70 president and COO. “To this end, our program is committed to partnering with the recipients to provide both financial assistance and mentorship over a four-year period. It is our belief that this continuity is vital to the success of at-risk students’ successful completion of a college degree.

“If we could get other businesses, like banking, insurance and construction to offer not just money, but also mentorship to help guide and raise that person, that could make a huge difference.

“If we can change the life of the student, we can change family and impact an entire community.”

Read the Building Industry Hawaii October 2022 Issue Here