CTAHR Receives Research Funds

Don Chapman
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September 28, 2011
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A Convenient Donation

Hawaiian Humane Society recently received a $25,000 grant from ABC Stores. The funds will be used to reduce pet overpopulation through sterilizations and education. The grant will offset the nearly $320,000 the humane society is expected to spend this fiscal year on its sterilization program. The funding also will allow Hawaiian Humane Society to provide education on the importance of pet sterilization to schoolchildren, adopters and the public. Pictured (from left) are Susan Kosasa of ABC Stores and Pamela Burns, president and CEO of Hawaiian Humane Society

CTAHR Receives Research Funds

The College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (CTAHR) at the University of Hawaii at Manoa received $500,000 from Monsanto Company to establish the Monsanto Research Fellows Fund. This new fund will assist graduate students pursuing a master’s or Ph.D. degree and post-doctoral researchers related to the study of plant science and protection. Pictured (from left) are Sylvia Yuen, CTAHR dean, Fred Perlak, vice president of research and business operations for Monsanto in Hawaii, and Virginia Hinshaw, UH Manoa chancellor

Much More Than A Dime

Aloha Petroleum Ltd. recently donated more than $3,500 to the March of Dimes’ Hawaii chapter to support its efforts to prevent birth defects, premature births and infant mortality.

Pictured (from left) are Robert Fung, vice chairman of the March of Dimes Foundation, Hawaii chapter Board of Directors, and general counsel and secretary for Aloha Petroleum Ltd.; Carmella Hernandez, state director of the March of Dimes, Hawaii chapter, and Gary Altman, Aloha Petroleum general manager of company operated stores

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