2015 YOUNG MOTHER OF THE YEAR
Laurie graduated from Kamehameha Schools Kapalama in 1997.
After returning from a mission in 2002, Laurie married her high
school sweet heart, Joshua Horita.In 2009, Laurie joined the Parent
Teacher Group at Pearl Ridge Elementary where she helps plan
and organize fundraising events for the students. Along with her
commitment to her children’s education, Laurie serves diligently
in her church responsibilities. She also assists in organizing her
children’s various soccer and dance teams as “Team Mom”. Laurie
donates her time to the Boys Scouts of America and Hawaii Food
Bank. In 2013, Laurie was diagnosed with Stage 2b breast cancer.
After having 2 surgeries to remove the cancer, chemo therapy and
radiation over the course of the year, Laurie is a survivor and
inspiration to her family and friends.