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Nominations sought for Hawaii County Women’s Hall of Fame awards


The Hawaii County Committee on the Status of Women is seeking nominations for the sixth annual Women’s Hall of Fame awards to be announced at a banquet on September 12, 2009 at the Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel.

Nominees must be a woman residing in the County of Hawaii who has made contributions and is committed to community service, is an outstanding role model to women and children, exemplifies high moral character and conduct and embodies excellence or has made significant contributions in her field of endeavor.

Nominations should be in narrative form no more than two typed pages, describing the nominee and why she should be considered for the County of Hawaii Women’s Hall of Fame. No more than five additional pages of supporting documentation (resume, curriculum vitae, news articles, letters of support) may be submitted.

Please contact Jean Viernes at 961-8316 or Charmaine Ka-ipo at 935-8535, Ext. 207 for a nomination form or for further information. Completed form and narrative can be mailed to: Jean Viernes, Committee on the Status of Women at 25 Aupuni Street, Hilo, HI 96720; dropped off at the Mayor’s Office, 891 Ululani Street, Hilo; or faxed to 933-1521.

The deadline for nominations is August 21, 2009.

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