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.
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.
UH Hilo and UH Mānoa receive support from Ford Foundation for Exceptional Hawaiian Language Programs
HAWAI‘I - The Ford Foundation has awarded $190,000 to the University of Hawai‘i Foundation to support the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo’s College of Hawaiian Language, Ka Haka ‘Ula O Ke‘elikōlani and two other significant language projects.
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.