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Hung Wo and Elizabeth Lau Ching Foundation Award for Faculty Service to the Community

Service Award Winner

Byron Gangnes, headshot

Byron Gangnes
UH Manoa

Co-recipients Carl Bonham and Byron Gangnes, assistant professors in the Department of Economics, are credited with assisting in the establishment of the UH Economic Research Organization.

UHERO provides a forum for experts and interested citizens on the economic performance of Hawai‘i and the Asia Pacific region. It provides critical proprietary and non-proprietary economic forecasts and research to private and public clients.

Recently, Bonham and Gangnes updated the 2000 UH economic impact study to bolster the university’s centennial fundraising campaign. Their forecasts have become a standard feature at the annual meeting of the Hawai‘i Economic Association. They are also regularly asked to testify before legislative committees on economic prospects for Hawai‘i.

For a decade, the Hung Wo and Elizabeth Lau Ching Foundation Award honored faculty members for significant contributions that strengthened ties between the University of Hawai‘i and the community. The award is no longer given.

Select a recipient for more about that individual.

2007

Linda Cox, headshot
Linda Cox
Manoa
Donnalyn Kalei, headshot
Donnalyn Kalei
Hawai‘i
Roy Kamida, headshot
Roy Kamida
Leeward

2003

Lee Stein, headshot
Lee Stein
Maui
Stephen Wehrman, headshot
Stephen Wehrman
Kapi‘olani

2002

Ralph Kouchi, headshot
Ralph Kouchi
Kaua‘i
Nelda Quensell, headshot
Nelda Quensell
Kapi‘olani