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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 13, 2006 Release M-62-06
At its annual statewide 4-H Ahaolelo last weekend, the Hawaii 4-H Foundation honored Honolulu Mayor Mufi Hannemann as the recipient of its 2006 Gifts to Ali‘i Award.
The ahaolelo, annual statewide conference, drew 4-H members from all four counties and was held at the University of Hawaii-Manoa. The annual Gifts to Ali‘i award began in 1953, when Governor and Mrs. Samuel Wilder King were chosen as persons who “symbolize the highest type of leadership in
“I am truly honored to receive this award from a group that has been helping young people be productive citizens in the
More than 7 million young people, ages 5 to 19, participate in 4-H clubs nationally, learning leadership, citizenship and life skills. (The four Hs are head, heart, hands and health.) The 4-H clubs have their roots in agriculture – and are supported by land grant colleges nationwide, but they now include many urban members.
Bill Brennan, 527-6928
Mark Matsunaga, 527-5767
|Tuesday, June 13, 2006|