Gift from UH Regents Chair seeds Hawaii Sustainability Fund
The gift of $1 million creates the Hawaiʻi Sustainability Fund for innovative sustainability research and initiatives across all 10 UH campuses.
Rachel Foster named HR director
As director of human resources, Foster will manage recruitment, hiring, retention and employee relations, as well as benefits administration, training, compliance and other core HR functions for the foundation.
CPB Foundation donates funds to renovate UH football team locker room
The renovation of the University of Hawai‘i Rainbow Warriors football team locker room, complete with new flooring, painting, and electrical system, marks the first substantial renovation of the facility since 2013.
RISE at UH reaches construction milestone; Leasing underway, $500K+ in scholarships still available
A major construction milestone was reached with the topping off of the two six-story buildings across from the UH Mānoa campus, putting the project on track to welcome student residents in August for the fall 2023 semester.
Southwest Airlines donates flight support, $10K to astronomy program
The $10,000 donation to the University of Hawaiʻi Institute of Astronomy was made as part of Southwest’s unveiling of Imua One, the airline’s Hawaiʻi-themed aircraft, on April 28.
Trailblazing alum gives back
The $200k endowment to the College of Social Sciences will encourage educational and socio-economic pathways between Japan and Hawai‘i.
UH scholarship donors, student recipients celebrate at annual event
Nearly 350 scholarship donors and their student recipients came together to meet and celebrate at the University of Hawaiʻi Scholarship Celebration.
Jay Shidler gives $5M cash gift to namesake business college
To date, Shidler has given approximately $238M to the school in cash, land leases and in-kind donations, and is the second-largest known gift to any U.S. business school at a public university.
Saildrones to navigate Hawaiʻi waters for critical UH research
The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Pacific Marine Environmental Lab (PMEL), and the Cooperative Institute for Climate, Ocean, and Ecosystem Studies (CICOES), are working with Saildrone Inc. to pilot this effort.
The Cades Foundation gives $500K to UH Mānoa Richardson School of Law
The gift is one of the largest to UH from the Cades Foundation, a longtime supporter of the William S. Richardson School of Law.
$1.8M partnership with Stupski Foundation aims to make UH affordable, accessible
The Stupski Foundation has given four gifts totaling $1.8 million to fund initiatives to help UH students navigate the financial aid process and well as connect to basic needs
UH Mānoa receives $50K grant for energy efficiency projects
UH Mānoa’s Green Revolving Fund is an internal investment fund created to reinvest cost savings and rebates from energy efficiency projects
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