Four local girls honor relatives who survived breast cancer, and become the youngest known donors to the UH Cancer Center.
HAWAI‘I ISLAND – Thanks to an anonymous donor, West Hawai‘i Island students pursuing marine sciences at the new Hawai'i Community College
Ruby & Paul Mizue of ‘Aiea established the Nobuye Horio Culinary Scholarship Endowment at Leeward Community College to honor Ruby’s aunt and support culinary students.
HONOLULU - The University of Hawai‘i Foundation is excited to announce that philanthropists Lester and Marian Kaneta have pledged $1 million for a challenge grant to help raise funds to sustain the Lunalilo Scholars Program at Kapi‘olani Community College, and double the number of students enrolled in this successful program. The Lunalilo Scholars Program at Kapi‘olani Community College uniquely serves and supports financially at-risk students.
HONOLULU – Community leaders and friends of the University of Hawai‘i came together today for the blessing and dedication of The Clarence T.C. Ching Athletics Complex at UH Mānoa. Thanks to a $5 million gift from The Clarence T.C. Ching Foundation and a public-private partnership that included support from the state and university, UH Mānoa’s only on-campus, all-purpose track and field, football, soccer and recreational facility has been transformed into a dynamic center for student activity.
Makana Aloha Foundation made a $10,000 gift to fund a scholarship for a full-time student pursuing an associate’s degree in the Culinary Arts program at UH Maui College. It is the campus’ largest ever scholarship gift.
The UH Foundation is happy to announce that Tara Loty and Donna Gutierrez have joined its alumni relations team, and Roxanne Kam has been promoted.
The future of a lucky music student at UH Maui College will glow a little brighter thanks to a $3,000 contribution by the Hula Honeys.
HONOLULU – UH Institute for Astronomy (IfA) researcher R. Brent Tully made world news when he identified the full extent of our home supercluster of 100 thousand galaxies and named it Laniakea. The recipient of numerous prestigious astronomical awards, he has chosen to build on IfA’s global prominence by using $264,000 of his prize money to establish the R. Brent Tully Distinguished Visitors Endowed Fund for the Institute for Astronomy.
Retired UH Mānoa professor Dr. Jim Carpenter and wife Jeanne have created scholarships to help students learn to help animals.
Matthew Therrien, an aspiring English major at UH Hilo, dreamed of becoming an English professor. He was a gifted poet, greatly loved son, and treasured friend at the time of his tragic death in a car accident April 6, 2014.
Dr. Lawrence K. W. Tseu has created a nursing scholarship in honor of Shelley Wilson to help veterans and their families transition to careers in nursing.