The gift from one of the largest landowners in the state creates the Edmund C. Olson Trust 2 Scholarship over two years.
It is the third consecutive year that funds raised for UH have exceeded $100 million.
The new gifts create opportunities for UH West Oʻahu and Leeward CC with MAʻO Farms on the Leeward Coast and for Windward Community College and Hoʻokuaʻāina in Windward Oʻahu.
Donation from Meikai and Asahi Universities will aid students and employees impacted by the Maui wildfires in Lāhainā and Kula.
The Stupski Foundation has made a $1 million donation to establish a fund that will direct immediate cash payments to University of Hawaiʻi students impacted by the Maui wildfires.
Mapuana Antonio is the first faculty to be formally appointed the Queen Liliʻuokalani Distinguished Professorship in Native Hawaiian Culture.
A $100,000 gift established a scholarship for University of Hawai‘i students studying information technology, computer science, cybersecurity and related computer technology programs at one of the UH System’s three four-year universities.
Richard F. Wacker returns to the foundation to serve as chair for a second time.
The gift helps to fund scholarships for student residents at the 374-bed live-learn-work community at RISE with programs operated by the Pacific Asian Center for Entrepreneurship at the UH Mānoa Shidler College of Business.
UH Alumni Makers’ Market returns to The Royal Hawaiian Resort in Waikīkī on August 9, with nearly twice the number of alumni-owned small businesses from last year’s inaugural event.
AES Hawaiʻi has donated nearly $55,000 to endow a scholarship for students at UH West Oʻahu interested in pursuing careers in sustainability and climate solutions.
Anonymous donors gifted $2 million to the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa’s Hamilton Library to support special collections of unique books, art, music, documents, journals, artifacts and online databases.