UH Foundation Hires Douglass, Promotes Mordasini and Horioka
The University of Hawai‘i Foundation, the nonprofit organization that raises private funds to support students, programs and research on all 10 UH campuses, is happy to announce that Dani Douglass has joined the team, and Bianca Mordasini and Nina Horioka have been promoted.
Former Hawaii Executive Bob Clarke establishes $100,000 scholarship endowment at Shidler
Former Hawaiian Electric Industries (HEI) executive Robert Clarke and his wife Edwina have donated $100,000 to fund a scholarship endowment for first-year students accepted into the Shidler College of Business Direct Admit Program (DAP).
Visitor industry leader Keith Vieira donates $1 million to Shidler College for scholarships
Former Starwood Hotels & Resorts executive Keith Vieira has committed $1 million from his estate to an existing scholarship at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Shidler College of Business, which was recently renamed to the Keith Vieira Endowment for Kamaaina Student Scholarships.
$3.6 Million Gift from Mamoru and Aiko Takitani Foundation supports Culinary Institute of the Pacific at Diamond Head
The Mamoru and Aiko Takitani Foundation (Takitani Foundation) donated an additional $2.5 million to the University of Hawai‘i’s Culinary Institute of the Pacific (CIP) at Diamond Head to support culinary education in the institute’s new and growing facility.
Serving our Community: Richard Wacker Elected Board Chair
The University of Hawai‘i Foundation is delighted to announce that Richard Wacker, president and CEO of American Savings Bank, has been elected to serve as chair of the Foundation’s board of trustees. Wacker joined the board in 2011 and most recently served as vice chair.