The University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo Alumni and Friends Association is currently accepting nominations to honor UH Hilo alumni for their outstanding achievements and contributions. Deadline for nominations for the 2015 Distinguished Alumni and Service Award is August 29, 2014.
Each year, the association grants one or more Distinguished Alumni Awards to individuals based on the nominee’s professional accomplishments, community service and service to the university. Nominees must have completed at least 50 percent of his/her education program at UH Hilo. Those who attended UH Hilo prior to 1973 need to have spent one year at UH Hilo.
The Distinguished Service Award is given to those whose contributions to UH Hilo (financial or service) have benefited the university in numerous and significant ways. Nominees must have demonstrated consistent contributions to the university over a reasonable period of time, and whose contributions have had a positive impact on the students and/or the university.
The UH Hilo 15th Annual Distinguished Alumni and Service Awards Banquet is set for February 2015.
Nomination forms can be found on the UH Hilo Alumni and Friends website. Interested nominators can also call (808) 974-7501 for more information