KMO is very pleased to offer this Annual Scholarship Program established by the founders of KMO who were also founding members of the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) in Hawai’i. The Program supports the founders’ vision for the youth of Hawai'i to aspire to and reach their educational goals and become contributing members of our community.


School Name


Ms. Ihilani Kamau

University of Hawaii Hilo


Mr. Troy Membrere

University of Portland


Ms. Caitlyn Matsuura-Manuel

University of Nevada, Las Vegas


Mr. Vasant Patwardhan

University of Hawaii - Mānoa


Mr. Joshua Grube

Illinois Institute of Technology


Ms. Angeline Agag

University Of Hawaii - Mānoa


Ms. Shannon Purdy

University Of Hawaii - Hilo


Mr. Kaiwiola Coakley

University Of Hawaii - Hilo


Ms. Emily Kalili

Arizona Western College


Mr. Austin Ewing

Southern Utah University


Ms. Anna Marie Puaala

Bates College


Ms. Ashley-Ann Brigoli

Western Governors University


Ms. Franchesca Ponce

Saint Martin's University


Mr. Jerry Dulluog

University of Rochester


Ms. Samantha Chang

Oregon State University


Ms. Tyler Morales

Leeward Community College


Ms. Serenity Feleti

Taft Community College


Ms. Rolee Anne Rubina

Honolulu Community College


Mr. Micah Ponce

University of Hawaii- West Oahu


2021 - 2022 Scholarship Applications;