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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.

Cultivate Kānewai, a Cultural Resource

Ka Papa Lo‘i o Kānewai, a Hawaiian research and community outreach program at UH Mānoa, needs additional funding to build its new cultural resource center.

Re-engineer a Sustainable Future

UH Mānoa has graduated 10,000+ engineers. Today, the College of Engineering enrolls 900 undergraduate and 200 graduate students who need your support.

Sea Grant Research Improves Quality of Life

Help fund targeted, leading-edge research on the challenges and opportunities facing our coastal communities in Hawai‘i.

Sustain our Oceans, Earth and Future

SOEST’s excellence in research, innovation, education and community outreach is made possible by the sustained commitment of donors like you.

Help IfA Reach New Heights in Astronomy

Donors like you are key partners in the UH Institute for Astronomy’s stellar trajectory and will continue to be a crucial resource in helping IfA reach new heights.

Preserve the Fabric of our Community

Help protect the UH Mānoa Historic Costume Collection, which has 18,000 historic and authentic textiles, garments, accessories, home-furnishing fabrics and more.

Build Hawai‘i’s “University of Dreams”

An education at UH represents hope for students on its 10 campuses statewide. They all share the dream of gaining the skills and knowledge they need to thrive.

Honor LaFrance, Help Kaua‘i Youth

Anela Kapaka-Rhoades has established a scholarship in honor of her mother, LaFrance Kapaka-Arboleda, to support Kaua‘i Community College students facing challenges.

Help Create the Library of the Future

UH Mānoa libraries are knowledge portals for our university community. Help us keep enhancing access to a tremendous amount and variety of information.

Help Waikīkī Aquarium Teach & Conserve

Support UH’s Waikīkī Aquarium in its mission to educate its visitors and help conserve the rich marine life of Hawai‘i and the tropical Pacific.

Help Students With Disabilities

Kal Warrington Silvert had physical limitations that required him to use a wheelchair, but never let it get in his way. Honor Kal’s life by helping other students succeed.

Celebrate Engineering Prof. Robert Grace

Prof. Robert Grace retired after spending more than 45 years in the College of Engineering. Join former students and friends in honoring his service to UH.