The poet, Hawaiian rights advocate and environmental activist worked for decades to honor and protect Hawaiian burial sites and culturally-important locations when planned development threatened access for Native Hawaiians and the public.
During a long flight from Hawai‘i, Dr. Linday Young and 1996 ARCS Scholar Dr. Eric VanderWerf began talking about how environmental scientists could work in ways that complement governmental agencies.
With generous support from Dr. Roberta Weil and the LaFrance Foundation, two endowments have been established to support students participating in the Wai‘ale‘ale project at Kaua‘i CC. These are the first endowments established to support this innovative program.
Almost 1000 students are also participating in free Next Step: Career Exploration UH Community Colleges summer onramp courses. These online courses help students learn about career options and focus on their goals while earning college credits.
The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) has selected two UH campuses for its 2020 Educational Fundraising Awards.
His experience as a grad student at SOEST was the beginning of a life of exploration and travel, and his gratitude for the help and opportunities given to him at UH inspired a recent gift to SOEST.
Kapua Kaulia thanks family, Hawaiʻi CC and community for helping earn an associate’s degree.
Donald took classes in cinema, history, art, politics, cuisine, and science, and in 2001 taught a special course, “Donald’s Excellent Adventures in Vietnam.”
The Kapiʻolani CC culinary arts program is producing 1,200 meals a day to feed needy children on Oʻahu.
Students share how urgent student relief is helping
Students across the entire UH System are feeling the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. With your help, they navigate these trying days.Student Stories
More gifts and announcements
- Free UH Community College classes for Hawaiʻi’s class of 2020
- Social work students donate to UH relief fund
- Dr. Hiraoka Named Lakshmi Devi and Devraj Sharma Endowed Chair
- UH Urgent Student Relief Fund Surpasses $1 Million
Helping Class of 2020 Take Next Steps
Our 2020 public school alumni saw their senior years curtailed, making the college transition a greater challenge than for most graduating classes. Free, personalized support and summer onramp classes help to prepare them for careers and focus on goals while earning college credit. Read more