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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.

The Hung Wo and Elizabeth Lau Ching Foundation Award has honored faculty members for significant contributions that strengthen ties between the University of Hawai’i and the community.

Select a recipient for more about that individual.


Linda Cox, headshot
Linda Cox
Donnalyn Kalei, headshot
Donnalyn Kalei
Roy Kamida, headshot
Roy Kamida


Lee Stein, headshot
Lee Stein
Stephen Wehrman, headshot
Stephen Wehrman


Ralph Kouchi, headshot
Ralph Kouchi
Nelda Quensell, headshot
Nelda Quensell