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$98.6M Raised to Support University of Hawaiʻi Success

$98.6M Raised to Support University of Hawaiʻi Success

HAWAIʻI — The UH Foundation is honored to announce that thanks to donors’ generosity, $98,583,866 was raised in fiscal year 2014 (7/1/2013 - 6/30/2014) to support University of Hawai‘i students, faculty, research and programs on all ten UH campuses.

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HAWAII CHEF ACTION NETWORK TO EMPOWER CHEFS FOR SAFER FOOD SYSTEM

HAWAII CHEF ACTION NETWORK TO EMPOWER CHEFS FOR SAFER FOOD SYSTEM

Chef Ed Kenny, Hawaii Center for Food Safety & Chef Action Network Collaborate to Build New Chef Network

Michel Nischan, internationally renowned chef and leader in the sustainable food movement, is joining local celebrity chef, Ed Kenney, to launch the Hawaii Chef Action Network (HI-CAN) at the North Shore Food Summit on September 11 and 12.

 

A collaboration among Kenney, Hawaii Center for Food Safety (HCFS) and the Chef Action Network, HI-CAN will inform, equip and empower chefs to build a healthier, cleaner and safer local food system in Hawaii.

 

Kamaaha Education Initiative gets Grant for Hawaiian Language Preservation

Kamaaha Education Initiative announced that it was recently awarded a Native Language Preservation and Maintenance three-year grant for $300,00 from the Administration for Native Americans under the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Kamaaha Education Initiative, a 501c3 organization, is committed to advancing academic success for Native Hawaiians by piloting, implementing and supporting 21st century educational programs and systems that are grounded in past and present Native Hawaiian knowledge.

McKinley High School Foundation Receives $25,000 in Donations for Scholarships

McKinley High School Foundation Receives $25,000 in Donations for Scholarships

By: Jacquelyn Tacotaco

Hawaii Red Cross Recruiting Disaster Volunteers

Hawaii Red Cross Recruiting Disaster Volunteers

The Hawaii Red Cross is recruiting disaster volunteers on the islands of Oahu, Big Island, Maui, Kauai, Lanai, and Molokai.  “A critical piece in preparing our local communities for disasters like Iselle before they occur is having trained volunteers on standby and ready to respond,” said Coralie Chun Matayoshi, CEO, Hawaii Red Cross.  “We encourage new volunteers to join the Red Cross ohana and support our mission of helping those in need.”

Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific Receives Grants from Wilcox and Hughes Trusts

Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific (REHAB) Foundation announced it received two grants totaling $25,000 from two individual trusts to support the rehabilitative needs of children, elderly and neighbor island residents. G. N. Wilcox Trust granted $15,000 and Teresa F. Hughes Trust donated a $10,000 gift to REHAB.

 “Grants from trusts such as Wilcox and Hughes are a critical part of enabling REHAB to serve our community, specifically individuals who have the greatest needs,” said Michael W. Perry, KSSK radio personality and chair of the board for REHAB Foundation.