Making a Difference
Mason’s family and loved ones fervently hope that his light will continue to shine brightly through this scholarship, which will create opportunities far into the future for Hawai‘i’s youth. Samantha Alvarado and Kalani Stephens are the first students to benefit from this precious award, and they appreciate its magnitude.
Paul Matsuda was a friend and teacher to all, frequently reminding others that the most important thing in life is to be “Two Hs: Happy and Healthy.” The former basketball player for the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo passed away in August 2017, and his surviving friends and family want people to remember how kind and thoughtful he was.
$1.2M from the W.M. Keck Foundation to fuel new exploration and understanding of the ocean’s deepest regions.
In order to address health and social disparities within the Native Hawaiian community, the HMSA Foundation awarded the Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work at UH $73,500 to support Ke A‘o Mau , an immersion-enhanced educational program that focuses on Native Hawaiians.
Ways to support the University of Hawai‘i
There are so many ways to give to the University of Hawai‘i. Every gift counts, no matter how small!
Learn more about how individuals, groups and businesses can give: