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Other Donor Investments in Chairs and Professorships

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

College of Arts & Humanities

Soshitsu Sen Endowment Fund

Date established: 1986
To establish a Distinguished Professorship in Traditional Japanese History and Culture at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Department of History.

College of Arts & Sciences

Dai Ho Chun Chair Distinguished Chair in Colleges of Arts & Sciences Endowment

Date established: 1984
To support a named endowed chair in the Colleges of Arts and Sciences at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa who will promote interdisciplinary excellence.

College of Education

Dai Ho Chun Endowment for Distinguished Chair in Educational Leadership

Date established: 1984
To support excellence in educational theory, research, and leadership in public and private education at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa College of Education.

College of Engineering

Photonics Professorship Endowed Fund

To establish a photonics professorship to provide support for an outstanding faculty member and the development of a photonics curriculum at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa College of Engineering.

College of Natural Sciences

Hsiao Endowed Chair in Natural Sciences

John A. Burns School of Medicine

Hawaiʻi Medical Service Association Endowed Chair for Health Care Services Quality Research

To support a named endowed chair in the Colleges of Arts and Sciences at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa who will promote interdisciplinary excellence.

Myron "Pinky" Thompson Endowed Chair of Research

To develop and improve documentation of research related to Native Hawaiian health at the University of Hawaiʻi John A. Burns School of Medicine.

American Lung Association of Hawaiʻi Endowed Chair in Neonatal Respiratory Health

To support an endowed Chair held by an outstanding faculty member in Neonatal Respiratory Health in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa John A. Burns School of Medicine.

Dr. Edwin C. Cadman Endowed Chair for the Study of Neurodegenerative Disorders

School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene

Frances A. Matsuda Chair in Women's Health

School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology

Coral Industries Distinguished Professor of Renewable Energy Resources Fund

To support The Coral Petroleum Distinguished Professor of Renewable Energy Resources.

UH Cancer Center

Joanna Sullivan Endowed Chair in Cancer Research

To fund a named chair, which will provide annual income in perpetuity, to support a distinguished scientist in cancer research at the UH Cancer Center. This individual will be known as the Joanna L. Sullivan Distinguished Professor in Cancer Research.

Maurice J. Sullivan Endowed Chair in Cancer Research

Date established: 1988
To support a distinguished scientist in cancer research at the Cancer Research Center of Hawaiʻi.

School of Pacific and Asian Studies

Center for Korean Studies Rotating Chair Endowment

To fund a rotating chair in the Center for Korean Studies at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa School of Pacific and Asian Studies.

Yehan Numata Fund

Date established: 1988
To support the teaching and research activities of an internationally recognized Buddhist studies scholar for one semester each year at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa School of Hawaiʻian, Asian and Pacific Studies.

Shidler College of Business

Amfac Inc. Endowment Fund

To support The Henry A. Walker, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Private Enterprise.

Barry & Virginia Weinman Endowed Chair of Entrepreneurship & E-Business

Date established: 2000
To provide annual income in perpetuity to support and supplement the salary and academic activities of an outstanding faculty member, hired by the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Shidler College of Business, who will serve as the Barry and Virginia Weinman Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship and E-Business.

Donald A. Corbin Distinguished Professorship in Accounting

To provide for a School of Accountancy professorship at the Shidler College of Business at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa to attract and retain faculty of the highest caliber.

First Insurance Company Distinguished Professorship

To provide a professorship at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Shidler College of Business to recruit and retain faculty of the highest caliber in the area of risk management.

Harold & Sandy Noborikawa Endowed Chair in Entrepreneurship

To provide annual income in perpetuity to support and supplement the salary and academic activities of an outstanding faculty member, hired by the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Shidler College of Business, who will serve as the Harold and Sandy Noborikawa Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship.

Jean E. Rolles Distinguished Professorship

To provide a professorship at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Shidler College of Business to recruit and retain faculty of the highest caliber.
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John and Sue Dean Distinguished Professorship

To provide a professorship at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Shidler College of Business to recruit and retain faculty of the highest caliber.
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K.J. Luke Chair of International Finance and Banking Endowment

Date established: 1991
To create a named endowed chair that will provide annual income in perpetuity to support an outstanding faculty member in the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Shidler College of Business, in the field of international banking and finance.

Lloyd Fujie/Deloitte Foundation Distinguished Accounting Professorship Endowment Fund

To provide for a School of Accountancy professorship at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Shidler College of Business (the "Professorship") in order to assist the college in its efforts to recruit and retain faculty of the highest caliber in the area of accountancy.
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Matson Navigation Company Endowed Chair in Global Business

To bring expertise and inspiration to the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, Shidler College of Business, the State of Hawaiʻi, and the Asia-Pacific region in the expanded area of international business development.

Shidler Endowment - 8 professorships

To establish endowed professorships at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Shidler College of Business.
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The First Hawaiian Bank Endowment Fund for the Distinguished Professor

To provide annual income in perpetuity that shall be used to supplement the salary, and provide financial support for professional and academic activities of the First Hawaiian Bank Distinguished Professor of Management and Leadership (the "Distinguished Professor") at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Shidler College of Business. The secondary purpose of the Fund is to provide financial assistance to the Shidler College of Business.

W. Ruel Johnson Distinguished Professorship Endowment

To provide a professorship for the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Shidler College of Business in memory of W. Ruel Johnson.

William R. Johnson, Jr. Distinguished Professorship Endowment

To provide a professorship for the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Shidler College of Business.

William S. Richardson School of Law

Duty Free Shoppers, Ltd. Endowment for the Wallace S. Fujiyama Distinguished Visiting Professor of Law Fund

To support in perpetuity the Wallace S. Fujiyama Distinguished Visiting Professor of Law in the William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa.

George M. Johnson Visiting Professorship Endowment

Date established: 1990
To support the salary and related expenses associated with the George M. Johnson Visiting Professorship at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa William S. Richardson School of Law.

Benjamin A. Kudo Chair Endowment at the William S. Richardson School of Law

To support the areas of land use, environmental, or administrative law at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa William S. Richardson School of Law.

Housed jointly at the William S. Richardson School of Law and the Department of American Studies in the College of Arts & Humanities

Dan & Maggie Distinguished Chair in Democratic Ideals

To support the visiting academic position jointly housed at the William S. Richardson School of Law and the Department of American Studies in the College of Arts & Humanities, which will bring distinguished public figures to Hawaiʻi to reside for a year at UH Mānoa, offering courses and seminars for the benefit of students, faculty alumni and the community.

University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo

Kitaro Watanabe Distinguished Visiting Professor in Tourism

Date established: 1987
To support The Kitaro Watanabe Distinguished Visiting Professor in Tourism at the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo.

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