Fairmont Orchid Supports Beekeeping Initiatives at University of Hawai‘i, Hilo
Fairmont Orchid, a luxury resort located along the majestic Kohala Coast of Hawai‘i Island, has partnered with The Family Coppola Bee’s Box Wines to support the research and development of healthy beehive practices through the University of Hawai‘i, Hilo’s Adopt-a-Beehive Program with Alan Wong.
Nursing Alumni Raise $28,800 for Student Scholarship; Recognize Four Alumni with Awards
The 2019 Alumni Awards & Scholarship Fundraiser event hosted than 180 guests to honor two Alumni Hall of Fame inductees Mimi Harris and Gail Kanegawa, and the two Outstanding Young Alumni recipients The alumni chapter also raised $28,800 to support nursing endowed scholarship and student awards.
College of Pharmacy to boost fight against opioids in Hawai‘i
In an ongoing effort to help the community confront opioid addiction, the Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy (DKICP) will receive funding for the next year to hold educational events as well as offer simple alternatives to dispose of unused medications.
City Mill Company, Ltd. / Chung Kun Ai Foundation establishes scholarship endowment at the Shidler College
The City Mill Company, Ltd. / Chung Kun Ai Foundation has made a recent donation to elevate their longstanding, annual scholarship to an endowment to support full-time, undergraduate students at the Shidler College of Business in perpetuity. The original City Mill Company, Ltd. / C.K. Ai Foundation Scholarship Fund was established in 2004 and has since awarded scholarships to 26 students.
$110,000 from SSFM International Supports Future Structural Engineers
“We are very excited to fund essential upgrades to the UHM College of Engineering CEE Structures Lab,” said Michael Matsumoto. He continued, “SSFM started as a structures firm and our roots with UH run deep. We know that hundreds of students will benefit from new equipment which will prepare them for successful structural engineering careers in our state and around the world.”
CW Associates, CPAs establishes $50,000 scholarship endowment at the Shidler College
The accounting firm CW Associates, CPAs has donated $50,000 to elevate their annual scholarship to an endowment to support accounting students at the Shidler College of Business, School of Accountancy in perpetuity. The original CW scholarship was established in 2014 and has since awarded scholarships to eight students.
Hawai‘i Pacific Health Medical Student Scholarship Fund Announced; Total Commitment Now Stands at $1.5 Million for 10 Students
In an effort to continue to address Hawai‘i’s growing physician shortage, one of the state’s largest health care systems today announced the launch of the Hawai‘i Pacific Health Medical Student Scholarship Fund. The announcement was made jointly today by Raymond P. Vara, president and chief executive officer of Hawai‘i Pacific Health (HPH), and Jerris Hedges, dean of the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM).
University of Hawaiʻi receives $200,000 grant to support statewide energy and sustainability education efforts
Building on its efforts to grow new leaders in sustainability, Johnson Controls Foundation has donated $200,000 to the University of Hawaiʻi to support statewide sustainability education efforts.
$25,000 From Hawaii Forest & Trail to help save Hawai‘i’s Last Iconic Birds
The local tour company with a strong conservation mission, Hawaii Forest &Trailhas donated $25,000 to the UH Hilo Biology Department. Their gift supports research and technologies to reduce mosquito populations and suppress the spread of avian diseases in Hawai‘i.
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.