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No major university can grow and excel without a healthy mix of public and private funds. Private contributions leverage public funds and maximize taxpayer dollars. Through partnering with philanthropic investors, our university can sustain excellence and enhance the student experience, making our campuses learning destinations of choice.

Many of the donors who give major gifts to the University of Hawaiʻi do so to support a program, school, or area of study that they believe in. Without exception, their gift has a major impact on our students, faculty and campus community as a whole.

New scholarship for students living their major

"Women's Studies is about them—it’s about the issues they’re living through and being challenged by."

Formula car racing team revved by new sponsorship

The Rainbow Warriors Racing team receives a major boost from Toyota Hawaii,

A vision for a healthier Hawai‘i

Jamaica Aquino has dreams of educating Hawai‘i's youth about living with asthma. 

Scholarship honors an independent thinker

A new scholarship for single parents at UH Maui College honors a mom who strove to make things "a little better" for her son.

Former Rainbow rallies team support “from all corners”

“They need to know they are supported by their community. Their health and well-being, mentally and physically, are important,” says Mark Robison, former Rainbow Warrior. 

PTA scholarship "takes off the burden"

A recipient of the Barbara Yap Physical Therapist Assistant scholarship, Ismael Membrere, Jr. hopes to make physical therapy a first option before drugs and surgery.

Queen’s partnerships promote Native Hawaiian Health

Entire families, including grandparents and children, participate in classes to encourage healthier practices as a family tradition.

Next Steps initiative boosts thousands of high school graduates

More than 2,700 recent public high school graduates prepared for college and careers this summer for free through the Next Steps to Your Future initiative.

Taking education out of the classroom

To build on the learning momentum they started, the passionate educators have created an endowment to ensure that future students in the Department of Human Nutrition, Food and Animal Sciences (HNFAS) can also benefit from immersive skill-building experiences.