As 2017 draws to a close, we thank you for your support of University of Hawai'i students, faculty, programs and research. Your gifts are making an extraordinary impact statewide.
We would like to remind you that the date on the tax receipt denotes when we processed your gift, and does not indicate the date your gift was made. While you should consult with your CPA or tax preparer to determine the tax consequences of your donation, the date you hand delivered or mailed your donation is generally recognized as the gift date.
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Making a Difference
The UH Mānoa Art department offers a number courses in painting. As students advance in the curriculum they often want to do larger works because it offers exciting creative and material challenges. The department's painting studios are used by a number of classes so it is not possible for students to scale up in our communal spaces.
This scholarship initiative originated with alumni in recognition of the critical role Dick Pratt played as PUBA’s founder and leader for over two decades. He developed an all-inclusive, highly interactive curriculum and enriching learning experience that embodied “leadership in public service.” He has had, and continues to have, a profound impact on the PUBA program and on the lives and careers of his students.
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.
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!
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