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Tim Dolan named University of Hawai‘i’s Vice President of Advancement and Chief Executive Officer of the UH Foundation

  • Tim Dolan

Following an international search, the University of Hawai‘i Foundation (“Foundation”) and the University of Hawai‘i are pleased to announce the selection of Tim Dolan as the University of Hawai‘i’s new vice president of advancement and chief executive officer of the Foundation, effective February 1, 2019. Dolan is currently vice principal of advancement at the University of Sydney, leading that university’s historic $1 billion (AUD) campaign. Earlier in his career, Dolan served as director of development at UH’s John A.

Giving local foster kids hope for future

  • Group photo of foster children including Grace Hendricks-Schleinkofer

Hawai‘i has approximately 1,500 children in foster care programs. Joanne Wood’s family foundation, the Michael B. Wood Foundation, advocates for these children. Wood said that while foster families protect children from dangerous family situations, it is far too common for children to be shuffled between foster families until they ‘age out’ of the system. 

Building on Hawaiian Immersion Educators’ Legacy

  • Eōmailani K. Kukahiko

As part of the endowment, Kukahiko will receive $10,000 over two semesters to support the development of her program, Kauhale Kumu (teacher community), which focuses on the holistic retention of teachers in the Hawai‘i Department of Education (HIDOE) Hawaiian Immersion Program.

Every ounce of support possible

  • Dr. Christine Zalewski and Mr. Martin Kossoff

Individuals can make a difference, even in face of enormous obstacles. Cindi Punihaole, founder of the Kahalu‘u Bay Education Center, was my initial call-to-action.  Meeting Ruth Gates was the catalyst for everything I did next.

Hawai‘i Community College Fire Science Program

  • Dalyn Kupuka‘a

Dalyn Kupuka‘a is a 2015 Kohala High School graduate who loves the ocean and cares deeply about his community. Because the fire science student at Hawai‘i Community College strives for excellence in the classroom so he can serve Hawai‘i Island, he has received the Robert Hickox Memorial Scholarship from the Hawai‘i Island Safety & Security Professionals Association.

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