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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).
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.
HONOLULU – With a traditional Hawaiian blessing, the Shidler College of Business at the University of Hawai‘i unveiled its newly upgraded Lum Yip Kee (LYK) Graduate Reading Rooms to students and faculty last week. Funded by a gift from Lum Yip Kee, Limited, a local investment and real estate company, the rooms received needed electrical work and an updated computer room including new computers, workstations, chairs, carpeting and mobile tables for group work.
HONOLULU — Dr. Susan Chandler, founding director of the College of Social Sciences Public Policy Center at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, and Dr. David Chandler, professor emeritus in the College of Social Science, Department of Sociology, have made a $14,000 gift to establish a fellowship in the study of public policy or conflict studies. The fund will support a full-time graduate student pursuing a Master’s degree, or Ph.D. in public policy or conflict studies in the departments of Sociology, Political Science, Urban and Regional Planning, Communications or Community Psychology at the College of Social Sciences at UH Mānoa.

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Recent Gifts to Our Campuses

West O‘ahu

2013 Financials

Funds Raised

Source Raised
Alumni $14,882,448
Parents $241,539
Faculty & Staff $2,658,800
Students $17,099
Other Individuals $29,634,740
Corporations $6,657,916
Foundations $8,860,953
Other $3,539,238
TOTAL $66,312,644