Hilo Vulcan athletics

Three men with giant check

From left, Coach Tino Reyes, John Uohara, Dexter Irvin

Hilo physician John Uohara created a scholarship for the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo Vulcan athletics.

The Uohara Family Endowed Excellence Scholarship in Women’s Volleyball will support members of Hilo’s women’s volleyball team who demonstrate academic excellence.

Uohara launched the fund with a $20,000 gift, which UH Hilo has matched thanks to a limited-time matching gift program made possible by a donation from an anonymous donor. A native of Hilo, Uohara earned his medical degree from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa John A. Burns School of Medicine.

Read more in Mālamalama Online.

Shidler College of Business

Eve Shere and Reginald Worthley standing outside wearing lei

Shere and Worthley

UH Mānoa’s Shidler College of Business received gifts totaling $286,500.

Reginald Worthley and Eve Shere established the Reginald Worthley and Eve Shere Endowed Scholarship for Excellence with a gift estimated at $236,500.

Claire Durham established the Claire Durham Scholarship with a donation of $50,000.

Shere and Durham are graduates of the UH Mānoa executive MBA program and Worthley is a professor at the College of Business.

Read the news release.

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