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New lab honors beloved grad
“Tom would have admitted the days of working in individual cubicles in front of dimly lit computer screens was a feature of the past, where individual effort was the norm."
Life skills, determination lead to special gift for Hawai‘i students
“What makes you think you can go to medical school?” asked a neighbor. “People from this town rarely go to college, let alone medical school. And you’re a girl!”
Scholarship to help women oceanography students who ‘love the Pacific Ocean’

Fran Friend Alexander and her husband, Kirk Alexander, have endowed a scholarship that will benefit women graduate students studying oceanography at UH.

Maintaining a "gem of greenery and peace" in Mānoa Valley

As many times as I have given tours there or simply walked the grounds, sometimes on small trails off the beaten path, I am continually awed by the peaceful feeling I gain just being there.

UH Hilo soccer star continues to inspire

"You knew who she was right away: outgoing, loyal, and a very good friend."

New scholarship for students living their major

"Women's Studies is about them—it’s about the issues they’re living through and being challenged by."

From surfer to “sherpa”

Looking back, Kitajima thinks if you would have asked people right after high school if they thought he’d make it to where he is now, they would have said, “No, and I'm not going to invest any resources in helping that person.”

That is precisely the kind of student Kitajima wants to help in the future.

The gift of finding a career

His experience as a grad student at SOEST was the beginning of a life of exploration and travel, and his gratitude for the help and opportunities given to him at UH inspired a recent gift to SOEST.

Lifelong learner offered gifts of dragonfruit, friendship, education

Donald took classes in cinema, history, art, politics, cuisine, and science, and in 2001 taught a special course, “Donald’s Excellent Adventures in Vietnam.”

Smart, Thoughtful, Caring

Remembering Jimmy Thropp
He quietly did things for others as he lived his Christian religion.  He had a truly wonderful, dry sense of humor.

Educator Fortifies Arts and Cancer Research

Through her philanthropy, she continues to influence patrons and performers. Nichols bequeathed a portion of her estate to establish the Norma Bird Nichols, PhD Asian Theatre Endowment Fund.

Future vet changed paths after call from UH

The senior at Maryknoll School had acceptance letters and her parents’ full support for a mainland school.