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Nā ‘Ale O Mana‘olana

Waves of Hope Cancer Assistance Scholarship

Nā ‘Ale O Mana‘olana (Waves of Hope) is a Mana’olana’s cancer assistance scholarship program to financially assist Maui residents actively dealing with cancer.


We are funding:


1.   Alternative Cancer Treatments, such as naturopathic medicine and herbal remedies to treat cancer, not often covered by health insurance

2.   Insurance Copays for doctor visits, treatments, and tests

3.   Complimentary Care, such as acupuncture and massage, to help you feel better

Scholarship maximum is $300. Payments are made directly to health providers. We are not funding transportation costs, nor are we able to fund medical marijuana.


Eligibility Criteria:


In order to qualify for funding, you must be a permanent Maui resident, 18 years of age or older, be diagnosed with cancer by a qualified medical doctor, actively dealing with cancer, and need financial assistance. Applicants are eligible to receive one award per year. Scholarship approval will be made on an objective and nondiscriminatory basis.


Application Process & Submission:


Applications must be filled out online. It includes information describing the treatments sought, length of treatment, and costs. We require information of your cancer treatment provider's training, licensure, and complete mailing address. Applications will be reviewed on a monthly basis by a committee of professionals. The Committee will approve or decline the application, pay invoices directly to providers, and monitor the process to completion. Although we do not want anyone to be denied financial assistance, Mana`olana Pink Paddlers does have limits on the number and amount of assistance we can provide.


TO APPLY, go to: Scholarship Application


We do not accept applications through email or mail. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Mana`olana Pink Paddlers does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, age, color, or national or ethnic origin in the administration of its scholarship program and other activities.


Please contact us if you are unable to fill out the form online. For more information, contact us at:

Mahalo for your interest in the Nā ‘Ale O Mana‘olana Scholarship. We wish you the best in your healing.