ARCS Foundation Honolulu Chapter has awarded nearly $2 million in unrestricted awards to hundreds of fledgling scientists who seek to understand our world, improve our lives, protect our environment and create new technologies. From the inner workings of living cells to the composition of the farthest galaxies, their work continues to expand our horizons.
2011 Honolulu ARCS Scholar Jason Higa received the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa's 2020 Frances Davis Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. Recipient of the Ellen M. Koenig Award in Medicine and the Honolulu Chapter's 2011 Scholar of the Year, Jason is an assistant professor in the Department of Anatomy, Biochemistry and... Read more
Sergey Negrashov is an ARCS Scholar at University of Hawaii at Manoa, who graduated in May 2020 with a PhD in Information and Computer Science. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit Hawaii, Sergey became aware of the severe shortage of protective masks available to healthcare workers and first responders in... Read more