Membership in ARCS Foundation Honolulu Chapter is all about camaraderie and commitment—the opportunity to join forces with other lively, intelligent women and help exceptional scholars reach their potential. Renew your membership today to invest in the promise of tomorrow. The ARCS Foundation fiscal year begins July 1; renewals are due by August 1.
Active – contribute your time and/or talent along with discounted dues
Associate – participate as your schedule permits without volunteer obligation
Sustaining – skip annual renewals with a 10-year membership
Junior – open to ARCS scholars from initial award through one year past post-doc
Friends – open to supporters who aren’t eligible or don’t wish to become members
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The orageblack Hawaiian damselfly, once thought to be extinct on O‘ahu, may be closer to a comeback thanks to the efforts of 2006 ARCS Scholar Will Haines. The Hawai‘i Department of Land and Natural Resources research entomologist successfully reintroduced a population of the once ubiquitous endemic insect that play a... Read more
Congratulations to Honolulu Chapter partner University of Hawai‘i at Manoa, which has been selected to host the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Cooperative Institue for Marine and Atmospheric Research.
Funded with $210 million over five years, the center will conduct research and disseminate knowledge needed to predict environmental change, conserve... Read more
University of Hawai‘i at Manoa Institute for Astronomy student Erica Molnar Bufanda was named Scholar of the Year during an online celebration of ARCS Foundation Honolulu Chapter’s 2021 ARCS Scholars in May.
Recipient of a George Orton and Mona Marie Elmore ARCS Award, Bufanda was selected by a panel of... Read more
Dr. Margo Vassar shares the latest information on women and cardiovascular disease in an ARCS Honolulu Pau Hana event co-hosted by the Universit of Hawaii at Manoa's John A. Burns School of Medicine. The live session will be held via Zoom on Thursday, February 4 at 5 p.m. ... Read more
Honolulu Chapter life member Dr. Jacquie Maly was featured in the University of Hawai‘i Foundation’s Kupono magazine for her career and contributions to Windward Community College.
A summer enrichment program for high school science teachers brought her to Hawai‘i, where she was an integral founding faculty member of Windward's science faculty.... Read more
Dr. Jennifer Salerno, Honolulu Scholar
“The 2009 ARCS Scholar Award allowed me to pay bills and living expenses so that I could cut down hours working at a restaurant to focus on my PhD research,” says the assistant professor in George Mason University’s Department of Environmental Science and Policy. She specializes in environmental microbiology, marine biology and coral reef ecology.
Dr. Diane Ragone, Honolulu Scholar
"I am proud to be an ARCS Scholar. The 1985, 1987 and 1988 ARCS Scholar Awards were critically important to my graduate education. Without this funding, I would have had to incur significant student loan debt," says the founder and director of the National Tropical Botanical Garden's Breadfruit Institute. "Thank you for all the incredible support for students in science. We need to support science now more than ever. "