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Q&A with UHF Board Member Marivic Dar 

“UH is a catalyst of hope,” said Dar. Read why she is a passionate advocate for public education, and how UH has been integral to her family’s success.  

Video: UHF Celebrates 60 Years of Service to UH 

This year, in recognition of our 60th anniversary, we revisited a few of our historical highlights.

Clarence T.C. Ching Athletics Complex Dedication 

Thanks to The Clarence T.C. Ching Foundation and support from the state and UH, UH Mānoa’s all-purpose track and field, football, soccer and recreational facility has been transformed.

The Rev. Dr. Allan Aubrey Boesak 

Theologian, humanitarian, prolific author, and tireless advocate for social justice Dr. Allan Boesak spoke on “Justice, Reconciliation, and the Politics of Hope in South Africa’s Rainbow Nation” July 17 at Orvis Auditorium, UH Mānoa.

$1 Million Challenge Grant 

The Kanetas were so impressed by the impact of the Lunalilo Scholars Program at Kapi‘olani CC that they created a $1 million matching gift challenge. 

Living its Mission 

The Central Pacific Bank Foundation’s mission is to strengthen Hawai‘i communities by creating opportunities for youth and fostering social progress. This guides its support for UH students in various programs.

Nobuye Horio Culinary Legacy at Leeward CC 

Even as their lives faded, Ruby and Paul Mizue’s elders taught them priceless lessons. To honor these values and aunt Nobuye Horio’s culinary passion, they created a scholarship.

New Culinary Endowment Largest in Hawai‘i CC History 

The American Culinary Federation Kona Kohala Chefs Assoc. donated $245,000 to support the Hawai‘i CC – Pālamanui campus culinary program.

Mahalo Reception at Leeward CC 

Enjoy photos from this year’s Mahalo Reception at Leeward CC for donors and retired faculty and staff. Scholarship recipients mingled with guests, sharing stories of how donors are making a difference.

UH Hilo Scholarship Celebration 

Scholarship donors, scholarship recipients and members of the UH Hilo ‘ohana celebrated the impact of private support at the recent Scholarship Celebration.

STEM Scholarship Honors Alum’s Family 

Jon Isle sees STEM education as critical to the advancement and well-being of our country and society. The gift “is a way for me to help and give back to society for the benefits I have received.” 

Baking Cookies for Breast Cancer Research 

Four fourth graders raised $760 through bake sales to support breast cancer research in honor of relatives who have battled the disease.

Reflection on Giving 

“Because others put their faith in my future, I was able to have a future.” Rev. Dr. Richard Tardiff and his wife Pamela Van Wechel have supported UH since 2010. Here’s why. 

UH Magazine 

UH alumni combine artistic ideas with technical methodologies, navigate the game of life, the influence of athletics, and more.


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