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

Service Award Winner

Donnalyn Kalei, headshot

Donnalyn Kalei
Hawai‘i Community College

As instructor/coordinator of the Administration of Justice Program at Hawai‘i Community College, Donnalyn Kalei is honored for using her talents to enrich the Big Island community.

Kalei devoted three uncompensated years planning the curriculum and development for the Substance Abuse Counseling Program, which is expected to be the first associate in science degree for substance abuse counseling in the UH system.

As a grant writer, Kalei received $796,000 in funding for the Youth Business Center in Kea‘au on the Big Island. She continues to collaborate with various community organizations that promote the prevention of substance abuse and foster economic stimulation.

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