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.
1989 Honolulu ARCS Scholar Luke Flynn has been named the University of Hawai‘i System's Employee of the Year for 2017. As director of the univesity’s Hawai‘i Space Flight Laboratory and Hawai‘i Space Grant Consortium, he has overseen development and launch of the university of Hawai‘i at Manoa’s first rocket and... Read more
Two of the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa’s top three graduate student researchers for 2017 are ARCS Scholars. William Best and Glen Chew are the latest doctoral candidates recognized by ARCS Foundation Honolulu Chapter to also receive the UH Manoa Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence in Research. Five ARCS Scholars have won the Chancellor's Award in the four years since it was established.Read more
The Honolulu Chapter’s annual Hearts of Gold fundraiser featured butterflies, damsels in distress and an ARCS Scholar alum who is coming to their aid. Dr. Will Haines, who received the 2006 Maybelle F. Roth Award in Conservation Biology, described his efforts to increase populations of rare and endangered Hawaiian insects... Read more