The University of Hawai’i’s John A. Burn School of Medicine (JABSOM) has received a generous $5 million pledge from the Kosasa family, the founders of ABC Stores.
Retired business executive Sharon Weiner has committed $25,000 cash and a significant portion of her estate to the Pacific Asian Center for Entrepreneurship at the UH Mānoa Shidler College of Business.
HONOLULU — The Shidler College of Business Alumni Association (Association) has committed $100,000 to the Pacific Asian Center for Entrepreneurship (PACE) at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa (UHM), Shidler College of Business. As part of a five-year commitment, this gift will support entrepreneurial education and help UH monetize research efforts. In recognition of this gift, the conference room at the renovated home of PACE at the College will be named in the Association’s honor.
Group International and Business Associates Donate $60,000 to University of Hawai‘i School of Architecture
HONOLULU – www.group70int.com – Group 70 International (G70), Hawai‘i’s largest kama‘āina design firm rallied its employees and business associates to collectively contribute $60,000 to the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa School of Architecture (UHSoA) fund drive this month. A check presentation was held on Dec. 3 at Group 70’s downtown office where G70 Chairman Francis Oda, Arch.D., FAIA, AICP, LEED AP, presented to Daniel Friedman, PhD, dean of the school.
KANEOHE, HI – The Lani-Kailua Outdoor Circle (LKOC) recently donated $6,000 to fund scholarships at Windward Community College. This gift will be awarded to students during the 2015-2016 academic year.
HONOLULU – The UH Mānoa Hawai‘i Institute of Marine Biology (HIMB) in the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology has been awarded a $24,650 grant from the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund (DWCF) to support the Connecting Coral Reefs Worldwide project. This new award will build on the positive outcomes of their 2013 award.
UH Mānoa Shidler College of Business Awards 280 Scholarships totaling nearly $1 Million for 2014-2015
HONOLULU – The Shidler College of Business at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa celebrated its successful scholarship program this week with business students and scholarship donors at the Waialae Country Club. For the 2014-2015 academic year, the College awarded nearly $1 million in scholarships to more than 280 business students.
Shidler College of Business Namesake Increases His University of Hawai‘i Foundation Gift to $100 Million
HONOLULU – The University of Hawai‘i (UH) and the University of Hawai‘i Foundation (the “Foundation”) today announced Jay H. Shidler, investor, philanthropist, and UH alumnus, has made an irrevocable commitment to increase his visionary gift to the Shidler College of Business (“College”) to a total of $100 million.