First Hawaiian Bank Foundation recently awarded Chaminade University  $75,000 to help build its new athletics support facilities.  Pictured in the photo (left to right): Alvin K. T. Goo (FHB Vice President & Branch Manager, Hawaii Kai Branch), Victor Corpuz (FHB Assistant Vice President & Branch Manager, Kaimuki Branch), Bro. Bernard Ploeger (CUH President), Aulani Kaanoi (CUH Vice President, Finance and Facilities), Gregory Sitar (FHB Senior Vice President & Area Manager, Kahala Branch

First Hawaiian Bank Foundation recently awarded Chaminade University $75,000 to help build its new athletics support facilities.
Pictured in the photo (left to right): Alvin K. T. Goo (FHB Vice President & Branch Manager, Hawaii Kai Branch), Victor Corpuz (FHB Assistant Vice President & Branch Manager, Kaimuki Branch), Bro. Bernard Ploeger (CUH President), Aulani Kaanoi (CUH Vice President, Finance and Facilities), Gregory Sitar (FHB Senior Vice President & Area Manager, Kahala Branch

HONOLULU—April 14, 2014—Chaminade University received grants totaling more than $364,000 in the first three months of 2014. Awards ranged from several thousand dollars for student scholarships to $150,000 for campus renovations, and include the following:

  • An anonymous California-based foundation awarded $150,000 for renovations to create new nursing classrooms.
  • First Hawaiian Bank Foundation awarded $75,000 to build new athletics support facilities.
  • HMSA Foundation awarded $75,000 for a biomedical pipeline partnership project between Chaminade and JABSOM.
  • American Savings Bank (through Hawaiian Electric Industries Charitable Foundation) awarded $30,000 to support the 2014 Hogan Entrepreneurs/American Savings Bank Non-Profit Business Plan Competition.
  • Office of Hawaiian Affairs awarded $30,000 for Native Hawaiian nursing scholarships.
  • The Vincent & Katherine Neal Memorial Fund administered by Hawaii Community Foundation awarded $4,286 for scholarships for education majors.

Educating students for life, service and successful careers, Chaminade University is a Catholic/ Marianist university offering programs of study grounded in the liberal arts with day, evening, online and accelerated courses. A Native Hawaiian serving institution, Chaminade is located at 3140 Waialae Ave., Honolulu, HI 96816.  For more information, visit the Chaminade Web site at www.chaminade.edu or call (808) 735-4711.

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