Kahiau: A Tennis Foundation

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Thank you for your inquiry concerning KAHIAU, a tennis foundation’s charitable services. The application below provides background information, guidelines and an application for funding consideration.

The applicants request for support should include how the program will offer components of tennis and education. Education is defined as preparing students/adults with life skills that focus on individual character development and the development of social skills, individual goal setting, physical fit ness and self-discipline.

All applications should present, in a clear and concise manner, a detailed description of the project for which funds are requested. Upon review, additional information may be requested to substantiate the funding request.

Applications for funding should be made to Kahiau thirty (30) days prior to the program start. Applications are not acknowledged upon receipt. However, all applicants will be notified verbally or in writing as to the status of the application.

Funds must be expended solely for the purpose/project as approved by KAHIAU's board of directors. The board may request a written report outlining the services provided and the number of people with special needs, youth and adults receiving assistance.

Click here for information and to download an application for Kahiau's Charitable Services.

Kahiau has supported the following programs and grant recipients:
  • Muriel Osborne Hawaii Tennis Award
  • Junior Tennis Champions Center Summer Camp Scholarships
  • Maui County Wheelchair Tennis Program
  • USTA Hawaii Pacific Section School Day at the Pro Circuit Challenger Events
  • USTA Hawaii Pacific Section Summer Mobile Tennis Program
  • USTA Hawaii Pacific Junior Sectional Championships
  • USTA Hawaii Pacific Section Regional Junior Championships
  • USTA Hawaii Pacific Section Jr. Team Tennis Sectional Championships
  • Shelby Baron, international wheelchair tennis athlete