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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Honolulu ARCS Scholar Dr. Anthony Amendhas demonstrated that an easily and inexpensively produced smoothie can reduce damage from ‘Ohia rust in critically endangered native Hawaiian nioi plants. Amend, an associate professor of botany at the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa, used a blender to make a slurry... Read more
Windward Community College Professor Emerita and Honolulu Chapter Co-President Jacquie Maly has issued a $10,000 matching challenge for the WCC Meals with a Mission drive to provide nourishment to students struggly to get by on scholarships. Jacquie, who also is a generous supporter of ARCS Scholar Awards, notes that the... Read more
We bid a sad farewell to long-time member and past president Sydney Pietsch Kenny, 74, who passed away in June at her Kane‘ohe home surrounded by family. “I joined ARCS because of the people I met; I stay active because of the work we do to support young scientists,” she... Read more
Kudos to the students of the 10-campus University of Hawai‘i System—more than 90% have been vaccinated against COVID-19 with fall semester set to open Aug. 23. More than 88% of students at the flagship UH Manoa campus, ARCS Honolulu Chapter's academic partner, are fully vaccinated and another 6% have received... 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. "