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Reflections on a shared life of love
Bernard and Pamela Lum were best friends and soul mates who shared a life full of love and laughter, traveling together abroad, enjoying good food and friends, and cheering for UH’s basketball teams. As a testament to the many blessings in their lives, they chose to add to their philanthropic legacy through a gift in their estate plan, not only adding to their existing cancer research and endowed scholarship funds, but also creating three additional endowed scholarships.
Dr. Ricardo Trimillos

Dr. Ricardo Trimillos didn't plan to focus his research on the music of a Muslim community in the southern Philippines. He played the koto, a stringed instrument from Japan, and that's where his interests resided. When a group of friends planned a research trip to the Philippines, he agreed to go along, and spent the rest of his career sharing his expertise in Filipino culture and music.

A. Bruce Etherington

Fueled by his unrelenting commitment to the field, he established the Architecture Department within the College of Arts and Sciences, served as the department's first chair, and established both the four-year pre-architecture undergraduate degree program and the pre-professional programs in landscape architecture and interior design.

Violet Sato

After she retired, a friend suggested that she continue her service to students by funding a scholarship. With the help of UH Foundation, she established the Violet S. Sato Endowed Scholarship Trust in 2006.

Jon Isle

Mr. Isle set up the Tully J. Isle Endowed scholarship to encourage and assist students studying in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics at UH Mānoa. He also established the fund in memory of his father Charles, his mother Lucille and his brother James.

Carl and Alice Daeufer

The Daeufers dedicated their careers to education and while Alice passed away in 2004, through her and Carl's generous Hawai'i philanthropy they have ensured that the College of Education can offer students the support they need to become good educators.

Frank Boas

Frank Boas will be remembered as one of the University of Hawai‘i's most ardent supporters. Through his philanthropic legacy that includes generous estate gifts, his life will be honored for generations to come.

Kathleen Jaycox

Kathleen Jaycox enjoyed a 41 year career as an educator, helping students help themselves. Before her retirement in 2010, she served as a community college administrator in both Illinois and Hawai'i.

Sheena and Fred Ing

UH alumni and steady donors Sheena and Fred Ing are lifelong, dedicated UH sports fans who cheer the teams every chance they get. From holding season tickets in the 1970s and enjoying the Men's Basketball "Fab Five" run to Derek Tatsuno's baseball years, this energetic couple has been rooting for UH.

Annette Kaohelaulii

One of the things my gift has created is a scholarship for students who want to work in natural resources. This is my way of honoring Lorin’s memory.

James Brewbaker

Veteran University of Hawai'i at Mānoa plant breeder and corn expert Dr. James Brewbaker has established an endowed fellowship with outright and estate gifts totaling $1 million.

Lee Shannon

Lieutenant Commander Lee Shannon knowing that he may not survive his deployment, Shannon asked the UH Foundation planned giving team to help him create an endowment to perpetuate his life's work.