Supports Travel Industry Management Scholars
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.
The endowment, made in recognition of Gannenmono, the 150th anniversary of Japanese immigration to Hawai‘i this year, will be managed by the University of Hawai‘i Foundation. The check presentation was made at the conclusion of the JTB Goodwill Foundation’s 29th Annual Golf Tournament on September 6 at the Hawaii Prince Golf Club.
The JTB Goodwill Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to support the exchange of cultural values and relationships between Hawai‘i, Japan or other countries in the Asia-Pacific Region.
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The University of Hawai‘i Foundation, a nonprofit organization, raises private funds to support the University of Hawai‘i System. The mission of the University of Hawai‘i Foundation is to unite donors’ passions with the University of Hawai‘i’s aspirations by raising philanthropic support and managing private investments to benefit UH, the people of Hawai‘i and our future generations. www.uhfoundation.org