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Mike Lyons Maui Community Award

Application Due May 29, 2015

Download Application here

On June 25, Bank of Hawaii Foundation announced the recipients of the 2014 Bank of Hawaii Foundation Mike Lyons Maui Community Award. The award recognized exemplary nonprofit leadership, and provided one or more grants totaling up to $25,000. See below for a list of recipients since 2004.

Nonprofit 501 (c) (3) tax-exempt organizations on Maui, Lanai and Molokai are invited to submit applications for the 2015 Bank of Hawaii Foundation Mike Lyons Maui Community Award. The 2015 award will provide one or more grants up to $30,000. Nominations may be made by the public or the organizations themselves.

For the 2015 Mike Lyons Maui Community Award, Bank of Hawaii Foundation is particularly interested in programs in the areas of community development, education or housing that will benefit residents of Maui County, including low- to moderate-income youth and their families. Application forms are available as a downloadable PDF above, or at all Bank of Hawaii branches in Maui County. Nomination materials should be submitted to:
Bank of Hawaii Foundation
P.O. Box 3170
Honolulu, HI 96802-3170

About Mike Lyons
The award was established in honor of the late, retired Senior Vice President and Maui District Manager Michael H. Lyons II, who was a dedicated community leader throughout his 41-year career with the bank.

Previous Recipients of the Bank of Hawaii Mike Lyons Maui Community Award
In 2014, the award was divided among the following nonprofits:

  • Assistance Dogs of Hawaii ($5,000)
  • Hale Makua Health Services ($5,000)
  • Maui Family Support Services, Inc. ($5,000)
  • Molokai Ohana Health Care, Inc. ($10,000)
  • Pa‘ia Youth Council, Inc. ($5,000)
In 2013, the award was divided among the following nonprofits:
  • Akaku Maui County Community TV ($5,000)
  • Seabury Hall ($15,000)
  • The Maui Farm, Inc. ($5,000)
In 2012, the award was divided among the following nonprofits:
  • Habitat for Humanity Maui ($5,000)
  • Lana'i Community Health Center ($15,000)
  • Maui Economic Development Board, Inc. ($5,000)
In 2011, the award was divided among the following nonprofits:
  • Community Clinic of Maui, dba Malama I Ke Ola Health Center ($5,000)
  • Hale Mahaolu Akahi, Inc. ($10,000)
  • Hui Malama Learning Center ($10,000)
In 2010, the award was increased to $20,000, which was divided equally between the following four nonprofit organizations:
  • Fun Day Foundation, A Keiki’s Dream
  • Hale Makua Health Services
  • Maui County Salvation Army
  • Maui Economic Concerns of the Community

Previous recipients include:

  • 2009, Haleakala Waldorf School
  • 2008, Friends of the Children’s Justice Center of Maui
  • 2007, Women Helping Women
  • 2006, Maui Adult Day Care Centers (MADCC)
  • 2005, Hale Kau Kau
  • 2004, Maui County Council – Boy Scouts of America