This substantial gift supports the UH Mānoa RISE project, a world-class innovation and entrepreneurship center coupled with student housing being built on the site of the former Atherton YMCA, across from the flagship campus.
Gift will help provide support to aspiring hospitality students enrolled in Kapi‘olani Community College’s Culinary Institute of the Pacific.
KAI Hawaii Inc., a Honolulu-based structural and forensic engineering firm, has given $250,000 to the University of Hawaiʻi College of Engineering to endow a new Vertically Integrated Project, or VIP, related to sustainability and resilience.
University Health Alliance (UHA) Health Insurance has donated $1 million to the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) to support student learning.
The gift from the Island Insurance Foundation raises the total of private donations for the RISE project to $1 million.
The University of Hawaiʻi ʻohana answered the call to Come Together for the second UH Giving Tuesday.
The online event on Tuesday, Nov. 30, is being held in conjunction with the global Giving Tuesday effort.
Ward Village and Hawaiian Dredging Construction Co. have seeded a construction-related scholarship at Honolulu Community College to mark the topping off of Kōʻula.
Hawaiian Electric Industries and American Savings Bank have each committed a $250,000 gift to the University of Hawai‘i Foundation for the live-learn-work community at RISE — Residences for Innovative Student Entrepreneurs, which will be operated by the Pacific Asian Center for Entrepreneurship, or PACE, at UH Mānoa’s Shidler College of Business.
Grant in the amount of $50,000 to UH Foundation helped Maui seniors with post-high school plans.
“When we found out that Andrea’s work was happening literally in our backyard, we were eager to participate and get our homeowners involved,” says Kā‘anapali Ocean Resort General Manager Ryan Nobriga.
A whopping 31% of Lunalilo Scholars are the first in their families to attend college.