Maunakea Scholars’ new scholarship launches with award to Honokaa senior

Courtesy photo Keilani Steele receives her scholarship on July 19 from Mary Beth Laychak, outreach manager for Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope.

Honokaa High School senior Keilani Steele is the first Maunakea Scholar to be awarded the new Hokuala Scholarship — a $10,000 award to attend the college of her choice in pursuit of an astronomy degree.