Chanterelle Couture, ‘Iolani and Ari South headlined Hui Makaala’s 49th annual Scholarship Fund Luncheon and Fashion Show on July 22 in the Coral Ballroom of the Hilton Hawaiian Village. The three are all top-tier Hawai‘i designers who have been very successful in their careers. They shared a variety of their designs with the audience, showing off something special for every occasion.
The Hui Makaala fashion show is a fundraiser for the organization’s scholarship fund, which has awarded some $600,000 in scholarships for college students involved in Hawai‘i’s Okinawan community. During the program, it was announced that the Herbert T. Oshiro Trust bequeathed $15,000 to Hui Makaala’s scholarship fund this year.
This year, scholarships were awarded to: