Lumina Foundation has awarded the University of Hawai‘i $400,000 to support adults who want to earn college degrees, certificates, and other quality credentials. To date, Lumina has invested nearly $6.5 million in the Adult Promise effort nationwide.
Tim Dolan named University of Hawai‘i’s Vice President of Advancement and Chief Executive Officer of the UH Foundation
Following an international search, the University of Hawai‘i Foundation (“Foundation”) and the University of Hawai‘i are pleased to announce the selection of Tim Dolan as the University of Hawai‘i’s new vice president of advancement and chief executive officer of the Foundation, effective February 1, 2019.
First Insurance Company of Hawai‘i (FICOH), the oldest and largest insurance company headquartered in Hawai‘i, has donated $500,000 to fund a second faculty endowment at the UH Mānoa Shidler College of Business.
A team from the Tropical Conservation Biology and Environment Sciences program (TCBES) and Biology Department at the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo(UHH)is the latest recipient of support from the Disney Conservation Fund (DCF) for its work to promote successful conservation of the critically endangered ʻAlalā or Hawaiian Crow.
The University of Hawai‘i Foundation is delighted to welcome Dr. Jocelyn Romero Demirbag, Ed.D. to the advancement team where she will serve as director of development for the University of Hawai‘i Maui College. In this role, Romero Demirbag will expand fundraising efforts and broaden philanthropic support for students and programs at the college.
The University of Hawaiʻi is delighted to announce that the Paul H.I. Coleman Scholarship fund is now more than halfway to the goal of raising a $100,000 endowment to support local high school graduates who choose to study astronomy at UH.
Shidler College of Business alumnus Christopher Helm and wife Debra have established a $100,000 endowment through the Helm Family Trust to endow the David Bess Leadership Award. Each year, the award is presented to a promising student leader during the college’s Business Night event.
This will be the first time an entire watershed, ridge to reef, has been studied to map its microbial communities and their ecosystem processes.
Hawaiian Electric Company and the HEI Charitable Foundation have donated $30,000 to the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa John A. Burns School of Medicine’s Hawai‘i Homeless Outreach & Medical Education Project (HOME) to purchase an electric vehicle. It will be used to transport homeless patients to medical and dental appointments.
JTB Goodwill Foundation President Tsukasa Harufuku and board member Lena Young presented a ceremonial check to University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa’s School of Travel Industry Management Dean Thomas Bingham and University of Hawai‘i Foundation Senior Director of Development Harriet Cintron, after establishing an endowed scholarship for students pursuing degrees in the field of tourism and hospitality.
Accounting firm Accuity LLP and accounting faculty at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Shidler College of Business joined forces to establish a $50,000 endowed scholarship in honor of Manuel “Manny” R. Sylvester, former managing partner of Coopers and Lybrand.
"My family and I are so pleased to be making this gift to support the capital needs of the Culinary Institute of the Pacific. We are great proponents of both fine food and good nutrition, which we feel are keys to longevity and happiness."