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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.

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, both undergraduate and graduate, through academic tutoring, study group sessions, scholarships, and community service.
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.


Our UH campuses have not been the same without our students. Opportunity awaits them in their classrooms and labs, in their cohorts, internships and extracurricular activities.


We can’t predict what comes next, but we can prepare for weeks of interrupted life, and when even our most diligent preparedness falls short, we can lift each other up.

A Mentor Remembered

Kapi‘olani Community College Chancellor Louise Pagotto said Bender was pivotal in her academic and professional life. She wrote, “|LS|In 1982|RS| Dr. Bender enticed me into focusing on Marshallese by telling me that he had hundreds of Marshallese sentences on computer tape and a full concordance of every word in every sentence.

Help Bring Hawaiian Culture to the Stage

The new Hawaiian Theatre program at UH Mānoa enthralled a diverse audience on Feb. 20 with its inaugural production, La‘ieikawai. You can help it thrive.