Media Advisory: UH to break ground Thursday on RISE entrepreneurship, student housing facilityUniversity of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Spokesperson, UH Communications
Marc Arakaki, (808) 228-3215
Content Producer, UH Communications
WHAT: The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa will break ground on the $70 million Residences for Innovative Student Entrepreneurs (RISE), an innovation and entrepreneurship center/student housing facility on the site of the former Atherton YMCA across University Avenue from UH’s flagship campus.
WHEN: Thursday, January 13 at 9 a.m. (speakers will be available for interviews immediately after the ceremony)
WHERE: RISE construction site at the corner of University Avenue and Metcalf Street
In-person speakers include:
UH President David Lassner
UH VP of Advancement and UH Foundation CEO Tim Dolan
UH Mānoa PACE Board of Directors Vice Chair Susan Yamada
Hunt Companies—Hawaiʻi Division President Steve Colón
City and County of Honolulu Councilmember Calvin Say
If you plan to attend in-person, please RSVP to Marc Arakaki at firstname.lastname@example.org. Parking in marked news cars is available on campus in a non-reserved or non-green stall. Limited street parking is also available at own expense. Vaccination cards will be checked prior to entering the ceremony location.