The Impact of Giving

Who Gives?

HONOLULU — American Savings Bank (ASB), has committed $100,000 to the Pacific Asian Center for Entrepreneurship (PACE) at the University of Hawaii at Mānoa (UHM), Shidler College of Business. As part of a five-year commitment, this gift will support entrepreneurial education and help UHM monetize research efforts. In recognition of this gift, one of the co-working spaces will be named in ASB’s honor.
Madeleine and Hany Guirguis, RPh, PhD, co-owner of Mina Pharmacy, presented a check for $20,000 to John Pezzuto, Founding Dean of the Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy.
The Simons Foundation has awarded Drs. Edward DeLong and David Karl, both UH Mānoa professors in the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST), $40 million to lead the Simons Collaboration on Ocean Processes and Ecology (SCOPE), making it the largest private foundation gift UH has ever received. SCOPE is one of the programs of the Simons Foundation’s division of Life Sciences, which aims to advance basic research in life sciences.
Hawai`i Island - Thanks to an innovative partnership between Kamehameha Schools Extension Educational Services Division, UH Hilo, and the DOE Complex covering Kea`au, Ka`u, and Pāhoa, 25 Hawai`i Island Kea`au High School students will experience first-hand what studying and living on the UH Hilo campus is like.
HONOLULU – While Victor and Margaret (Peggy) Pavel are no longer with us, their transformational $11.5 million estate gift continues to build areas of UH excellence for the benefit of Hawai‘i’s people. Of this historic estate gift, $1.88 million was designated to create endowed professorships in medicine at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM).

Recent Gifts to Our Campuses

West O‘ahu

2014 Financials

Funds Raised by Source
Foundations $45,921,166
Alumni $14,858,576
Corporations $9,326,570
Faculty & Staff $3,373,208
Parents $246,815
Students $24,357
Other Individuals $21,155,678
Other $3,677,496
TOTAL $98,583,866

Ways to Support Our University

There are so many ways to contribute to the University of Hawai‘i. Every gift counts, no matter how small! Learn more about how individuals, groups and businesses can give:

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