Gift from ABC Stores to Support Students Scholarships and Hawaiʻian Language Narrative Cinematic Production Program
(Honolulu, Hawaiʻi) - The University of Hawaiʻi Foundation has received a $20,000 gift from ABC Stores in direct support of the university's Academy for Creative Media (ACM).
(Honolulu, Hawaiʻi) - The University of Hawaiʻi Foundation's Board of Trustees recently appointed Donna Vuchinich as president of the Foundation and named 10 new trustees. Vuchinich, who most recently served as the Foundation's acting president, brings more than 20 years of experience in public university fundraising to the Foundation.
Scholarships Supporting UH American Studies Graduate Students Now Available
(Honolulu, Hawaiʻi) - The one-year anniversary of the death of Dr. Glen Grant on June 19 was commemorated with a gift to the Glen Grant Endowed Scholarship Fund to reach its endowment goal of $35,000. The fund can now begin providing scholarships to assist graduate students in the University of Hawaiʻi American Studies Department.
(Honolulu, Hawaiʻi) - Seven outstanding University of Hawaiʻi Community College students have been selected as the 2004-2005 recipients of the Honda Scholarship for International Study. This scholarship is open to all University of Hawaiʻi Community College students who wish to study overseas and internationalize their education. Community leader and internationalist Paul S.
$200,000 Grant to be Used for Construction of Lanihuli Observatory and $225,000 Grant to be Used for Pacific Initiative for Environmental Studies
(Honolulu, Hawaiʻi) - The Harold K.L. Castle Foundation awarded two grants totaling $425,000 to Windward Community College (WCC) through the University of Hawaiʻi Foundation (UHF): $200,000 for construction of the Lanihuli Observatory and $225,000 to support the Pacific Initiative for Environmental Studies at WCC.
The Actus Lend Lease Outstanding Civil & Environmental Engineering Scholarship Fund Supports Academic Excellence
(Honolulu, Hawaiʻi) - The College of Engineering (COE) at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa recently received a commitment through the University of Hawaiʻi Foundation for $30,800 from Actus Lend Lease, a community redevelopment firm in Hawaiʻi, to establish the Actus Lend Lease Outstanding Civil & Environmental Engineering Scholarship fund.
$100,000 Grant to be Used for Coastal Mapping Project for Windward Oahu
(Honolulu, Hawaiʻi) - The Harold K.L. Castle Foundation awarded a $100,000 grant to the University of Hawaiʻi Foundation (UHF) to be used for a coastal mapping project for Windward O’ahu. The project will map the historical pattern of erosion on the Windward coast and use the mapping to characterize future erosion hazards. As part of the grant, the mapping will also be used for a community planning effort to create an overall strategy to protect Kailua Beach in perpetuity.
Bequest Gift From UH Alum Inez Kong Pai to be Used Where Need is Greatest
(Honolulu, Hawaiʻi) - The University of Hawaiʻi Foundation has received a $10,000 bequest gift from UH Mānoa alumna Inez Kong Pai in support of the Foundation's Fund for Excellence, a fund applied to where the need is deemed the greatest.
UH Foundation Board Trustee to be Honored at National Award Ceremonies in Washington, DC
(Honolulu, Hawaiʻi) - Frank Boas, retired international attorney and a board trustee for the University of Hawaiʻi Foundation (UHF), has been selected as a national recipient of the Jefferson Award for Public Service. The Jefferson Awards were founded in 1972 by Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, U.S. Senator Robert Taft Jr. and Sam Beard to establish nationally recognized awards for outstanding community and public service.
Gift From Roland Emmerich to Provide Equipment and Student Scholarships
Honolulu, Hawaiʻi (April 16, 2004) - The University of Hawaiʻi Foundation has received a $100,000 gift from Hollywood blockbuster film director Roland Emmerich in direct support of the University's Academy for Creative Media (ACM). Emmerich's gift will help fund ACM's equipment needs and support student scholarships. Emmerich's pictures have cumulatively made over $1 billion at the box office.
$50,000 Grant Works to Stimulate Alumni Giving and Raise Profile of UH Annual Giving Program
Honolulu, Hawaiʻi -In an effort to encourage increased giving to the University of Hawaiʻi by its alumni, the McInerny Foundation recently renewed its Match Program with a grant of $50,000 to the university through the University of Hawaiʻi Foundation (UHF). The goal of the grant is to encourage first-time alumni donors to give and established alumni donors to increase their giving, with the goal of significantly expanding fundraising levels to the university.
Gift From UH Alum Jay Shidler to Support ACM Master Class Series
Honolulu, Hawaiʻi (March 19, 2004) - The University of Hawaiʻi Foundation has received a $100,000 gift from the family foundation of UH alumni and local businessman Jay Shidler in direct support of the university's Academy for Creative Media (ACM). Shidler's gift will fund the ACM Master Class series, a program which brings in a variety of local, national and international distinguished speakers from the entertainment industry.