Celebrating Honolulu CC’s 100th Anniversary with $100,000 Fundraising Effort and Community Webinars
In celebration of Honolulu Community College’s 100th anniversary, the college is launching an effort to raise $100,000 by December 31. In addition, it will be offering free community webinars addressing Hawai‘i’s needs during the pandemic.
Tackling Hawai‘i’s Doctor Shortage Weinmans donate $1.56M
"A doctor is one of the greatest assets in a community. Encouraging future physicians to stay in our Islands not only strengthens the medical profession and quality of care, it helps improve the quality of life in Hawaiʻi," said Virginia Weinman.
21,070 Gifts total $84.7 Million for UH students, programs and research
UH Vice President of Advancement and UHF CEO Tim Dolan added, “We are so grateful for each of the 21,070 gifts. Donors have made a phenomenal difference in the lives of our students this year, funding COVID-19 related urgent needs, programs supporting high school students’ transition to college, and students from all backgrounds graduating with the degrees and certificates essential for our economic recovery.”
$500K TIM School endowment established by Hong Kong executive, Shidler alumna
Textile and apparel company Esquel Group and its Vice Chairman Teresa Yang established a $500,000 Esquel-Yang Family Distinguished Professorship at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa School of Travel Industry Management (TIM School) with matching funds from Jay H. Shidler.
UHA funds medical student curriculum fostering the physician-patient relationship
The John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) received a $100,000 gift from longtime medical education advocate University Health Alliance (UHA) Health Insurance to help launch its newest curriculum fostering the physician-patient relationship.
$1M from Henry Luce Foundation for Southeast Asian Studies
The Henry Luce Foundation recently awarded $1,000,000 to the Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS) at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa (UHM). Dr. Miriam Stark (Director, UHM CSEAS) will direct "LuceSEA Transitions: Environment, Society and Change" in partnership with the East-West Center to explore socioeconomic and environmental shifts that are transforming Southeast Asian societies in a time of accelerated climate and environmental change.
Donors fund 2 Endowments for Wai‘ale‘ale Project Benefitting Generations of Kaua‘i CC Students
Kaua‘i – 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.