Diamond Head Market & Grill’s Kelvin Ro pledges $1M for Culinary Institute of the Pacific
Kelvin Ro, award winning chef and owner of Diamond Head Market and Grill, has pledged $1 million to support the University of Hawai‘i Culinary Institute of the Pacific at Diamond Head (CIP). In recognition of this pledge the Open Kitchen in the Signature Restaurant at CIP will be named the “Kelvin Ro and Diamond Head Market & Grill Open Kitchen.”
Future ‘Bows meet current ‘Bows
A third-grader gripped the softball, squinting at a small pyramid of traffic cones a few yards away. She took careful aim and gave it her sincerest, most determined throw. Her pitch was wide, but not as wide as the smile on her face as UH Mānoa Wahine softball players applauded the effort, cheering their hearts out.
Building on Sandi Portnoy's Powerful Legacy
Throughout her life, Sandi Lynn Edelstein Portnoy was active in women’s issues. She volunteered for and supported abortion rights, victims of domestic violence, and equal pay. In her memory, her husband Jeff Portnoy and more than 100 friends have established the Sandi Portnoy Endowed Memorial Scholarship for Women’s Issues.
2018 President's Green Awards recognize leadership in sustainability across campuses
Winners of the 3rd University of Hawaiʻi President’s Green Initiative Awards were honored in a ceremony on February 8 at Hawaiʻi Community College’s Pālamanui campus as part of the 6th Annual Hawaiʻi Sustainability in Higher Education Summit.
Nurturing, Growth, and the Next Step for Windward Communities
Just over four years ago, Kekai Edayan’s obstacles to a college education were daunting and prohibitive. He heard about Windward Community College’s Paipai o Ko‘olau “through the grapevine,” and gave it a shot with 49 other residents of Windward O‘ahu as part of the initiative’s first cohort.
$700,000 Funds Professorship Honoring Dr. Satoru Izutsu
To thank and recognize Dr. Satoru Izutsu for the many lives he has touched throughout the world during his career in medicine, Dr. Thomas Kosasa donated $500,000 to establish the Satoru Izutsu, PhD Endowed Professorship of Medical Education at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) and an additional $100,000 that can be used immediately. To build on the impact of the new endowment, Dr. Izutsu contributed an additional $100,000.
$200,000 Gift to 'Imiloa Astronomy Center Honors Patricia Ann Weber Lee
The prominent native garden in front of the restaurant at the ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center has been named in memory of Patricia Ann Weber Lee through a $200,000 gift made by her husband, Francis Kainoa Lee, and their sons, Kainoa Christopher Lee and Keali‛iaea Kenneth Lee on September 20, 2017. With this generous gift, ‘Imiloa is launching a campaign to fund the creation of an outdoor “classroom” to educate visitors a
Gene-ius Day Program Kindles Curiosity and Creates Lifelong Learners
The Saturday program began in 2008. Originally aimed at elementary-schoolers, it has expanded so students may continue from year to year. In the fall of 2017, it welcomed its first high-school learners. Now students participate at all grade levels, and this is just one of three outreach efforts headed by Wieczorek, CTAHR’s Interim Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs.
Rooting for the "Little Guy"
Douglas Yamamura dedicated his life to education. He attended the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa in the 1930s. He was a principal and teacher at Waialua High School on O‘ahu, Hāna High School on Maui, and Kāpapala School on Hawai‘i Island. He earned his doctorate from the University of Washington, then returned to Honolulu where he was an education professor and head of the sociology department at Mānoa. From 1975 until his retirement in 1978, he served as Mānoa’s chancellor.
Scholarships gave me the confidence
My name is Naftali Tolibas and I am a recipient of the Fernandez-Earle Scholarship. In spring 2017 I graduated from UH Mānoa with a BS in Mechanical Engineering. I am currently working at Raytheon Missile Systems in Tucson, AZ as a mechanical engineer, focusing on testing and mechanical design.
- Walter Echo-Hawk Reception - Dan & Maggie Inouye Distinguished Chair in Democratic Ideals
- Hawai‘i Community College- Pālamanui Donor Mahalo and Student Scholarship Recognition Luncheon
- UH Mānoa & UH System Scholarship Celebration Dinner
- Rose and Raymond Tseng Terrace Dedication
- American Savings Bank Builds On 40 Year Old Scholarship Endowment With $65,000 Gift
- University of Hawai‘i Foundation President & CEO Donna Vuchinich Planning her Retirement
- Dr. Michele Carbone recognized with Endowed Chair in Cancer Biology
- Walmart Foundation supports "Cooking up a Rainbow Food Truck"
- Kapalua Wine & Food Festival Donates $10,000 to UH Maui College
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