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.”
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.
To express his gratitude and affection for many of the Hamilton Librarians with whom he has worked for more than five decades, Al has endowed a new fund which he titled The Hawaiian and Pacific Collections Endowment in Honor of Its Faculty and Staff.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
“Tennis is a little like litigation,” L. Richard Fried, Jr. told the Honolulu Advertiser in 2008 on the occasion of his induction into the Hawai‘i Tennis Hall of Fame. “You've got to be a little competitive so you don't get walked over, and you have to do it ethically."
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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