Russell Barlow is a UH Mānoa PhD student documenting the grammar of the Ulwa language, spoken by 600 people in Papua New Guinea. Kendi Ho is a UH Mānoa PhD student examining the way Hawai‘i’s elderly and their caregivers discuss health, care, and how their needs are met. The Russell J. and Dorothy S. Bilinski Fellowship sponsors both their pursuits. Hear their stories and learn why these areas of study enrich our world.
This will be the first time an entire watershed, ridge to reef, has been studied to map its microbial communities and their ecosystem processes.
A woman with the desire to inspire others to pursue their dreams with aloha, she shared her thoughts on the impact Senator Akaka and this scholarship are making in her life.
Ten years ago, Honolulu Community College, with generous support from donors and other key partners, launched the Music & Entertainment Learning Experience (MELE) program in hopes of becoming a resource for students interested in the dynamic and rapidly evolving music and entertainment industries.
In an effort to improve Native Hawaiian students’ access, support and success in college, Kamehameha Schools made a $250,000 gift to support the Lunalilo Scholars Program, the innovative 13th Year program at Kapi‘olani Community College.
The Culinary Institute of the Pacific and Health Sciences Programs at Kapi‘olani CC received $70,000 from Kaiser Permanente and $50,000 from Walmart Foundation to support the purchase and refurbishment of the college’s “Cooking up a Rainbow” Health and Wellness Food Truck.
Thanks to the tireless efforts of John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) Dean Jerris Hedges, dedicated philanthropists Barry and Virginia Weinman and generous academic teaching partners Hawai‘i Pacific Health and The Queen's Health Systems.
“Being able to go to UH on a scholarship was a turning point in my life. For that I am deeply grateful. I want to do the same for others who are just starting out. With education, doors open. Without a university education it is very difficult to get anywhere,” said Donald Aten.
UH West O'ahu
Scholarship Celebration Luncheon
Feel the MELE - Celebrating 10 years
Vet Tech Program Alumni Open House
UH Mānoa Athletics
Open House and Reception
UH Cancer Center
National Cancer Institute Designation Celebration