Making a Difference
As part of this mission, in partnership with the Hawai‘i Institute of Marine Biology (HIMB), PaCES offers its summer environmental science program for high-school students, an intensive hands-on research experience for juniors and seniors.
Yoshihiro and Tamah Nakamura are an adventure story spanning oceans, cultures, and languages. Theirs is also the tale of two people discovering themselves over a lifetime, through their love, and against multicultural backdrops.
The Shidler College of Business at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa received a $2 million bequest from the estate of Clifford and Blanche Hee to expand their scholarship in honor of their sons, Thomas and Michael Hee. Both sons unfortunately predeceased their parents due to complications arising from Hemophilia.
The University of Hawai‘i (UH) today announced a $3 million grant from Strada Education Network, a national nonprofit dedicated to strengthening America’s education to employment pathways, to continue the advancement of career pathways in Hawai‘i. In addition, the Harold K.L. Castle Foundation provided a $300,000 grant to amplify the work across the state.
Now, more than a hundred years after an ambitious young man and his picture bride began their story in America, their youngest child Esther Arinaga honors them with endowments in a tribute to their creativity, dedication, and struggle on behalf of others.
Marilyn Dunlap, associate director of the Pacific Biosciences Research Center (PBRC) and director of the Biological Electron Microscope Facility, has donated $45,000 to the University of Hawai‘i Foundation to create a new fund supporting Hawaiian Monk Seal research at the University of Hawai‘i’s School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST) in honor of her late husband, DB Dunlap, and his tireless work researching and protecting Hawaiian Monk Seals on Oahu.
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: