JTB Goodwill Foundation’s New Endowment Scholarship
JTB Goodwill Foundation President Tsukasa Harufuku and board member Lena Young presented a ceremonial check to University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa’s School of Travel Industry Management Dean Thomas Bingham and University of Hawai‘i Foundation Senior Director of Development Harriet Cintron, after establishing an endowed scholarship for students pursuing degrees in the field of tourism and hospitality.
Hawaiian Electric Funds Electric Vehicle for JABSOM HOME Project
Hawaiian Electric Company and the HEI Charitable Foundation have donated $30,000 to the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa John A. Burns School of Medicine’s Hawai‘i Homeless Outreach & Medical Education Project (HOME) to purchase an electric vehicle. It will be used to transport homeless patients to medical and dental appointments.
Accounting scholarship honors Hawaiʻi accountant Manny Sylvester
Accounting firm Accuity LLP and accounting faculty at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Shidler College of Business joined forces to establish a $50,000 endowed scholarship in honor of Manuel “Manny” R. Sylvester, former managing partner of Coopers and Lybrand.
Alvin Chung Pledges $100,000 for Culinary Institute of the Pacific
"My family and I are so pleased to be making this gift to support the capital needs of the Culinary Institute of the Pacific. We are great proponents of both fine food and good nutrition, which we feel are keys to longevity and happiness."
Fukunaga, Grossman, Loden, Miller, Paloma and Teranishi join University of Hawai‘i Foundation Board of Trustees
The University of Hawai‘i Foundation is honored to welcome community leaders Peter Fukunaga, Peter Grossman, Elliot “Buzz” Loden, Ken Miller, Diane Paloma and Lori Teranishi to its board of trustees.
New Kapi‘olani CC food truck delivers summer meals to keiki
The Culinary Institute of the Pacific and Health Sciences Programs at Kapi‘olani CC received $70,000 from Kaiser Permanente and $50,000 from Walmart Foundation to support the purchase and refurbishment of the college’s “Cooking up a Rainbow” Health and Wellness Food Truck.
$100,000 Gift from Territorial Savings Bank for Kamaʻaina Medical Students
Today, our state is short 700 doctors needed to serve a population our size. To help tackle this critical shortfall Territorial Savings Bank (TSB) donated $100,000 to create a new scholarship for medical students at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM).
Community partners donate $3.66 million for 23 JABSOM “full tuition” scholarships
Thanks to the tireless efforts of John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) Dean Jerris Hedges, dedicated philanthropists Barry and Virginia Weinman and generous academic teaching partners Hawai‘i Pacific Health and The Queen's Health Systems.
Helping Future Astronomers Reach for the Stars
Roberta and Newton Chu have donated $35,000 to establish an endowed scholarship to honor Dr. Paul H. I. Coleman for his contributions to the astronomy field. Coleman, the first Native Hawaiian with a doctorate in physics, spent 16 years with the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Institute for Astronomy (IfA), where he was instrumental in its education and outreach efforts.