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.
Fundraising in honor of late Native Hawaiian astronomer passes halfway mark
The University of Hawaiʻi is delighted to announce that the Paul H.I. Coleman Scholarship fund is now more than halfway to the goal of raising a $100,000 endowment to support local high school graduates who choose to study astronomy at UH.
Alumnus Christopher Helm establishes $100,000 endowment for leadership award at Shidler College
Shidler College of Business alumnus Christopher Helm and wife Debra have established a $100,000 endowment through the Helm Family Trust to endow the David Bess Leadership Award. Each year, the award is presented to a promising student leader during the college’s Business Night event.
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.
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.
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.