For more than a century, the University of Hawaiʻi has worked hard to make higher education accessible to all. Whether through one of the seven community college campuses or one of the three four-year campuses, UH is expanding its efforts to attract the most promising students, regardless of their financial circumstances.
As college costs continue to rise, the amount of private support for students must as well. Gifts to scholarships and student aid help us to retain our best and brightest and to provide access to a life-changing higher education experience for our students.
“Tom would have admitted the days of working in individual cubicles in front of dimly lit computer screens was a feature of the past, where individual effort was the norm."
I truly appreciate the recognition of my work. With this award, I aim to promote marine stewardship to visitors all over the world. This award reassures me of my purpose to protect our natural environment.
My experience at UH Mānoa has allowed me to connect with my culture in new and meaningful ways, while also providing me with a world-class education that will help me achieve my personal, academic and professional goals.
I decided on International Business because I came from a multicultural household that inspired me to study other cultures and travel the world, instead of just staying in one country.
UH Mānoa senior Jolie Graham has raised $100,000 toward scholarships for her fellow students, one phone call at a time.
UH's impact is tremendous, not only for Hawaiʻi's economy, but even more for the individuals whose lives are transformed by a college education.
Citing positive effects on people and planet, Catharina and Peng Ang have established a new fund, boosting research and development of
plant-based foods, food products, and menus at Kapi‘olani CC’s Culinary Institute of the Pacific.
Alexis Akiona wants students at Honolulu Community College's Fashion Technology program to know someone believes in them.
As a single parent, Sarah Moore believes that getting an associate’s degree without neglecting personal responsibilities is a key first step toward a meaningful career and helping others with similar struggles.
“This year, one year to the week after Mom’s death, the name of one of the nursing students rang a bell,” says Mary Williamson. “At first I couldn’t figure out why."
Nine Kapiʻolani Community College students, accompanied by three faculty members, journeyed to Ireland last summer as part the first study-abroad cooperation between the Lunalilo Scholars Program and the Paul S. Honda International Center.
The event honored the generous donors who made gifts to support student scholarships at UH West O‘ahu and celebrated the student scholarship recipients.