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.
Tim Dolan named University of Hawai‘i’s Vice President of Advancement and Chief Executive Officer of the UH Foundation
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.
Disney Conservation Fund Helps UH Hilo Team Protect the Sounds of the Forest
A team from the Tropical Conservation Biology and Environment Sciences program (TCBES) and Biology Department at the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo(UHH)is the latest recipient of support from the Disney Conservation Fund (DCF) for its work to promote successful conservation of the critically endangered ʻAlalā or Hawaiian Crow.
Dr. Jocelyn Romero Demirbag joins UH Foundation Team
The University of Hawai‘i Foundation is delighted to welcome Dr. Jocelyn Romero Demirbag, Ed.D. to the advancement team where she will serve as director of development for the University of Hawai‘i Maui College. In this role, Romero Demirbag will expand fundraising efforts and broaden philanthropic support for students and programs at the college.