Galiher wanted to continue to foster causes to enhance the lives of the people of Hawai‘i. He had been a long-time supporter of his legal alma mater and supported many Law School projects.
The University of Hawai‘i Foundation is delighted to announce that Richard Wacker, president and CEO of American Savings Bank, has been elected to serve as chair of the Foundation’s board of trustees. Wacker joined the board in 2011 and most recently served as vice chair.
Hawaiian Electric has donated $50,000 to the UH Mānoa College of Engineering in support of programs that encourage students to pursue careers in STEM fields.
Four-year scholarships for five incoming MD students; Kaiser to expand MD Student clinical training and learning at its facilities, allowing expansion of incoming JABSOM Class to 77 students.
Northwestern Mutual Hawai‘i has committed $50,000 to establish an endowed scholarship to support full-time undergraduate students at the Shidler College of Business at UH Mānoa.
Board Chairman Edwin A. Vincent said, “The School of Social Work’s vision, competence of its leaders, programs, and impact on the native Hawaiian community, inspires us!
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.
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.
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.
“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.”
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.