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Campaign supports UH students, COVID-19 research

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“As we adjust to a new reality amid concerns about COVID-19, friends and alumni have been asking us how they can help,” said University of Hawai‘i President David Lassner. “Many of our funders and donors have reached out expressing concern for the welfare of our students. They also want to hear what UH is doing on the research front to participate in the fight against emerging and infectious diseases including COVID-19.” 

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Bowers + Kubota help pave future with $75k gift

L-R: Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) faculty member Ricardo Archilla; Bowers + Kubota vice president and principal Dexter Kubota; Dean Brennon Morioka, Bowers + Kubota president Brian Bowers; and CEE faculty member Roger Chen

Architectural/engineering and construction management firm Bowers + Kubota Consulting donated $75,000 to support the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa College of Engineering Asphalt and Pavements (A & P) Lab Fund. In recognition of this gift, classroom 244 at the College will be named after Bowers + Kubota. 

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Award-winning Kaua'i CC proposal garners support

Dr. Marjorie Fitting Gifford presents a check for $16,000 to UH Foundation for KCC”s Sustainable Building Construction project. Left to right: KCC Carpentry Instructor Duke Lang, Marjorie Fitting Gifford, KCC Chancellor Joe Daisy, UH Foundation Director of Development Rose Ramos-Benzel and KCC Associate Professor Dirk Soma

Thanks to the generosity of Dr. Marjorie Fitting Gifford, Kaua`i Community College’s award-winning Sustainable Building Construction Technology proposal will come to life with the building of an 8 x 40 sustainable tiny home.

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UH student scholarship recipients meet donors who made college dreams a reality

UH student scholarship recipients

Scholarship donors and student recipients came together to celebrate the gift of education at the annual University of Hawaiʻi Scholarship Celebration at Stan Sheriff Center in March. Students enjoyed having the opportunity to personally thank the generous people who have invested in their success, and donors were delighted to meet the people whose futures they are impacting.

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Hirayama, Wooddell and Yoro join UH Foundation Fundraising Team

Hirayama, Wooddell and Yoro

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 Audrey Hirayama, Lynne Wooddell and Meredith (Brynteson) Yoro have joined its fundraising team. As development directors, they will partner with donors and UH leadership to secure philanthropic gifts.

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Supporting veteran students pursing nursing

Chuck Miller and Stephanie Marshall

On Thursday, November 7, 2019, retired UH Manoa Nursing director for community partnerships, COL (Ret) Stephanie Marshall, and her husband COL (Ret) Dr. Chuck Miller announced the establishment of the Marilyn Wilcox Endowed Nursing Scholarship.

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UH Foundation Promotes Au and Zarate-Ramirez

UH Foundation Promotes Au and Zarate-Ramirez

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 Maile Au and Karla Zarate-Ramirez have been promoted.

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CoolingCancer

Corey Correa, Landmark Logistics, Randall Holcombe, UH Cancer Center, and Shirley and Drew Santos, Admor HVAC Products Inc.

Since 2013, CoolingCancer has donated more than $300,000 to combat cancer.

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UH Foundation Hires Douglass, Promotes Mordasini and Horioka

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.

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