Kupono | The University of Hawaii Foundation Newsletter | Summer 2013 | Vol. 3, No. 2

Leadership Corner
Ronald Ho   Rosita Leong   Dr Earl Miller   Jim Pappas   William Richardson
Ron Ho, Chair   Dr. Rosita Leong   Dr. Earl Miller   Jim Pappas   William Richardson
New Board Members & Chair: The UH Foundation is happy to announce that four new members have been elected to the UH Foundation board of trustees. Their terms began July 1, 2013. The new board chair is Ronald N.S. Ho.
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Gift Impact Stories
Dods' story  
Coming Full Circle
When Walter and Diane Dods created an endowed scholarship fund, they didn’t realize that their investment would provide a personal return of incalculable value.
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Artful Images of Science
Corals are beautiful when seen through your own eyes in sunlight, but for UH Mānoa scientists, seeing corals in this manner is not enough. A laser scanning confocal microscope offers a whole new perspective.
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Jana Digby Rothenberg  
The Art and Joy of Giving Back
From scholarship recipient to scholarship donor, Jana shares her thoughts on the art and joy of giving back.
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Angela Meixell  
For the Love of Learning
When former Windward CC Chancellor Angela Meixell’s son visited the Library Learning Commons (LLC) he told her, “It’s a beautiful building Mom, but there are many empty shelves. They need more books.”
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Dr. David Karl and Dr. Edward DeLong  
Fueling Pioneering High Risk Research in Marine Microbial Ecology
The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation awarded Dr. David Karl and Dr. Edward DeLong, both UH Mānoa professors in the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST), individual grants totaling $4.2M.
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Richard Tadasaki  
Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work, First Endowed Professorship
Richard and Rose Takasaki have both passed away, but their positive impact in our community will continue through their $1 million bequest.
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UH School of Nursing cohort  
Bringing Diverse and Valuable Perspectives to Nursing
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) is helping build a strong pipeline of nurses who are traditionally underrepresented in the field and are pursuing second careers.
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Aurora Tsai  
Opening Doors for Graduate Students
Funding from the Carr-Holmes Fund gave Aurora the financial resources she needed to conduct research and opened many doors for her.
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Impact Videos
Errol Lee  
Electrician to Social Worker
Errol Lee left a career as an electrician to pursue his passion for helping people. Thanks to scholarships he has earned a degree in social work.
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Jeremy Tomono  
Jeremy Tomono Has Big Dreams
Jeremy is studying Travel Industry Management with an emphasis on Hotel and Resort Management. He is a recipient of the Ronald H. Brown Memorial Scholarship and aspires to own a hotel that perpetuates authentic Hawaiian culture
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Jeffrey Acido  
30 Second PSA
In this 30 second public service announcement we hear why Dr. Claire Asam and Dr. J. Kuhio Asam have created a scholarship to support students focusing on early childhood education.
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Jeffrey Acido  
Student Regent Shares How Scholarships Enriched His Life
Jeffrey Acido talks about the social and economic benefits he has experienced as a scholarship recipient.
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Photo Gallery
Faculty Luncheon  
Celebrating UH Emeritus Faculty & Faculty & Staff Donors
It was an honor to host a mahalo luncheon for donors who are former or current faculty and staff of the UH System.
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Office of Estate & Gift Planning
Carl Daeufer  
Carl and Alice Daeufer:
Building an Educational Legacy
“Alice always said that because she had such favorable experiences at UH, she wanted to help students wishing to teach in Hawai‘i by giving this scholarship.” Dr. Carl J. Daeufer
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