CW Associates, CPAs establishes $50,000 scholarship endowment at the Shidler College
The accounting firm CW Associates, CPAs has donated $50,000 to elevate their annual scholarship to an endowment to support accounting students at the Shidler College of Business, School of Accountancy in perpetuity. The original CW scholarship was established in 2014 and has since awarded scholarships to eight students.
Hawai‘i Pacific Health Medical Student Scholarship Fund Announced; Total Commitment Now Stands at $1.5 Million for 10 Students
In an effort to continue to address Hawai‘i’s growing physician shortage, one of the state’s largest health care systems today announced the launch of the Hawai‘i Pacific Health Medical Student Scholarship Fund. The announcement was made jointly today by Raymond P. Vara, president and chief executive officer of Hawai‘i Pacific Health (HPH), and Jerris Hedges, dean of the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM).
University of Hawaiʻi receives $200,000 grant to support statewide energy and sustainability education efforts
Building on its efforts to grow new leaders in sustainability, Johnson Controls Foundation has donated $200,000 to the University of Hawaiʻi to support statewide sustainability education efforts.
$25,000 From Hawaii Forest & Trail to help save Hawai‘i’s Last Iconic Birds
The local tour company with a strong conservation mission, Hawaii Forest &Trailhas donated $25,000 to the UH Hilo Biology Department. Their gift supports research and technologies to reduce mosquito populations and suppress the spread of avian diseases in Hawai‘i.
Chan Zuckerberg family supports Kaua'i CC Students’ College Success
“We appreciate that the Wai'ale'ale Project and Early College Program reduce financial and other barriers to accessing post-secondary education for Kaua'i students.” Chan continued, “The statistics on and results garnered in both of these programs are very impressive. We are happy to support this important work that transforms lives.”
– Dr. Priscilla Chan
Julie Inouye Promoted to Director of Development at the John A. Burns School of Medicine
The University of Hawai‘i Foundation is happy to announce that Julie Inouye has been promoted to director of development at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM). In this new role, she supports JABSOM Dean Jerris Hedges in expanding fundraising efforts and broadening philanthropic support for the medical school’s students, programs, research and faculty.
Hawaii-Pacific Foundation makes donations to Educational Pathway program
The Hawaii-Pacific Foundation, an organization supporting economic, social, and cultural endeavors in the Native Hawaiian community, recently made gifts totaling $28,000 to help support and expand UH West Oʻahu’s Educational Pathways programs.
Annenberg Foundation’s $100,000 Award Supports Groundbreaking Research at Hawai‘i Institute of Marine Biology Gates Coral Lab
Building on its commitment to funding innovation and solving global challenges, the Annenberg Foundation donated $100,000 to support the Hawai‘i Institute of Marine Biology Gates Coral Lab at the University of Hawai‘i.
Subaru Telescope Continues to Support ‘Imiloa Field Trips for Local Keiki
More Hawai‘i Island schoolchildren are receiving an opportunity to benefit from curriculum-related field trips to the ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center during the 2018-2019 academic year, thanks to a gift from the Japan Foundation for Promotion of Astronomy through Subaru Telescope.
University of Hawai‘i Receives Lumina Grant To Support Adult Degree Completion
Lumina Foundation has awarded the University of Hawai‘i $400,000 to support adults who want to earn college degrees, certificates, and other quality credentials. To date, Lumina has invested nearly $6.5 million in the Adult Promise effort nationwide.