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Here are current fundraising needs to consider as you make your philanthropic plans. There are many more that are not highlighted here. If you are interested in a particular area of study or project, please contact us and we will help you determine if there is a match between your passions and interests with the university’s aspirations.

Crisis funds keep students afloat
The UH Hilo Student Crisis Fund assists students who find themselves suddenly in crisis, encouraging them to stay on the pathway to success.
The Eleanor J. Sterling Fund for HIMB
Thia fund will ensure that the next director of the Hawaiʻi Institute of Marine Biology will have the resources to carry out and build upon the vision set by Eleanor Sterling.
Reinvesting in sustainability
For UH, the Green Revolving Fund currently plays an important role in moving the university toward its goal of zero carbon emissions by 2035.
Colt Brennan Legacy Fund
It was the last time Colt ran off the field at Aloha Stadium. But it would not be the end of his influence on Warrior football players.
A shared vision for the next generation of indigenous nurses
The ʻIKE AO PONO program at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Nancy Atmospera-Walch School of Nursing, provides support to Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander, and Native American nursing students.
Sweet Sustainability

Chef Alan Wong has teamed up with the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo to build awareness of the critical plight of honey bees and to promote local solutions to sustaining the honey bee industry. 

The future of food starts here

The world is asking for food sustainability, new products and careers in culinary management and culinology—the blending of nutrition, culinary art and food science. The Culinary Institute of the Pacific is poised to deliver.

Patsy Mink law school chair will ensure social justice training

An endowed chair at the University of Hawaiʻi William S. Richardson School of Law will enshrine Patsy Takemoto Mink’s legacy of fighting for gender equality and social justice.

Be a part of the DKICP legacy

Establish your permanent link to the history that is the University of Hawai'i at Hilo Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy, and help to pave the way for future generations to remember it.

Lunalilo Scholars: Building Community, Connecting Hearts

The 13th-year bridge program celebrates a decade of guiding students through their first year of college.

Surprise party for beloved professor kicks off fundraiser

Former students launch "80 for 80" drive in ethnomusicology professor's honor.

Her Legacy Lives On

Mary Guo exemplified what it means to be a nurse. She earned her reputation as a compassionate, hard-working, and brilliant student, friend, relative, and provider.