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Masunaga: Low Pacific Islander enrollment in college hurts everyone

Special to Hawaii 24/7 by Colette Masunaga | AAPI Voices Not all college experiences are created equal. Mine serves a window into the struggles that some communities face in access to higher education. I was born and raised on the Big Island of Hawaii and dreamed about attending college on the mainland, particularly, attending one […]

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Masunaga takes on Washington, D.C.

Konawaena graduate shares experiences at White House intern

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Konawaena graduate named White House intern

Masunaga is a graduate of Konawaena High School, University of California at Davis

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Big Isle student wins JACL scholarship

Special to Hawaii 24/7 Colette Masunaga is the recipient of the Japanese American Citizen League Abe Hagiwara $1,500 scholarship. Masunaga is a student at University of California, Davis, but spent the last quarter studying in Kyoto. The following is her letter of acceptance: I hope all of you are having a wonderful time at this […]

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WHBA awards scholarships; Masunaga's essay

WHBA awards scholarships; Masunaga’s essay

Karin Stanton/Hawaii247.com Contributing Editor Colette Masunaga was one of four Konawaena High School students to earn a West Hawaii Bar Association scholarship earlier this month. The West Hawaii Bar Association rewarded the graduating seniors for their essays on this year’s Law Day theme – “A Legacy of Liberty Celebrating Lincoln’s Bicentennial.” Masunaga was awarded $750. […]

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