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

Service Award Winner

Roy Kamida, headshot

Roy Kamida
Leeward Community College

A professor of accounting at Leeward Community College, Roy Kamida is honored for his dedication and professionalism to his position.

Kamida has assisted with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program for 15 years and served as its coordinator for the past three years. He has trained and certified volunteers to help prepare basic tax returns, free of charge, for community members who are unable to do their own returns or cannot pay for the service.

Kamida is a hard working teacher and an advocate for students. He was recently awarded the 2007 Outstanding Post-Secondary Education Award at the Western Business and Information Technology Conference.

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