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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.

Adopt a Wai‘ale‘ale Student, Transform a Life

The Wai‘ale‘ale Project encourages and finances non-college bound high school students and adults to attend, and successfully complete, their first year of college. Learn how you can adopt a student!

Hawaiian Historical Research

Inspired by his experience of the Hawaiian Historical Research course, Morris Lai is leading the effort to fund an endowment to support the department and its vital work.

Preserve and Enhance the Maui Cooperative Extension Gardens

This innovative program promotes applied research, and teaching of growing skills and techniques for healthy plants, including tropical plants, edible fruits and vegetables, native plants; as well as the development of a demonstration garden for teaching and learning.

Encourage Lunalilo Scholars

The Lunalilo Scholars Program at Kapi‘olani Community College provides students with the tools and resources they need to succeed on all levels. Help more succeed!

Support Graduate Research in Microbiology

For more than 20 years, Dr. Alam inspired young scientists. Through the Maqsudul Alam Graduate Research Award Fund, he will continue to make an impact.

Help UH Mānoa Sailing Program Chart Its Course

P.J. Wenner’s family and friends started an endowment in his memory to honor his life while supporting to the UH Mānoa Athletics Sailing Program.

Honor a Budding Talent Lost Too Soon

Matthew Therrien was an aspiring English major at UH Hilo who wanted to be an English professor. He was a gifted poet, greatly loved son, and treasured friend.

Support Music@Art in the Breezeway

The art department hosted a free guitar concert and two art shows over lunch at one of UH Mānoa’s most travelled spots on campus – the ART building breezeway.

Celebrate the Life of a Marine Research Pioneer

The John P. Craven Marine Education Fund will provide the Marine Option Program at UH Mānoa with much-needed resources, with your help.

Help Honor TIM School’s Elena Tom

In recognition of a remarkable woman, we invite you to join the TIM International Inc., UH Alumni Association chapter and make a difference.

Name Your Athletics Legacy at UH Mānoa

Are you passionate about UH Mānoa Athletics? We have a range of exciting donor recognition naming opportunities that can help our teams go for gold.

Honor Dr. Rayner’s 50 Years of Service

Dr. Martin Rayner served as an inspirational scientist, educator and mentor to JABSOM students for five decades. Contribute to a fund that builds on his impact.