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.
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.
The University of Hawaiʻi-West Oʻahu library has been named the James and Abigail Campbell Library to recognize their legacy role in the school’s history.
Paulette M. Yamada, an assistant professor at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa’s College of Education Department of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Science (KRS), will be teaching undergraduate and graduate students how to use exercise training to maintain the health of cancer survivors as they undergo (toxic) cancer treatments.
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: