The UH Better Tomorrow Speaker Series is a project of the Office of the Provost, managed in partnership with the Hawai‘i Community Foundation and Kamehameha Schools


Sponsors of the Better Tomorrow Speaker Series as a whole include:



Events in this series are funded and sponsored by various UH units and community organizations, with assistance from the Office of the Provost. Past contributors and collaborators include:

UH Units

• Campus Climate Committee
• Carl and Alice Daeuffer Education Lecture Series
• Center for Biographical Research
• College of Arts and Humanities
College of Arts, Languages & Letters
• College of Education
• College of Engineering
• College of Social Sciences
• College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources
• Dan and Maggie Inouye Chair in Democratic Ideals
• Department of American Studies
• Department of Anthropology
• Department of Economics
• Department of English
• Department of Ethnic Studies
• Department of History
• Department of Political Science
• Department of Psychology
• Department of Urban and Regional Planning
• Department of Woman’s Studies
• Hawaiʻinuiākea School of Hawaiian Knowledge
• Hawaii Innocence Project
• Hawaii Institute for Marine Biology
• Information Technology Services
• Institute for Sustainability and Resilience
• John A. Burns School of Medicine
• LBGTQ+ Center
• Matsunaga Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution
• Office of Communications
• Office of Public Health Studies
• Pacific Biosciences Research Center
• Public Administration Program
• Public Policy Center
Shidler College of Business
• School of Architecture
• School of Communications & Information
• School of Nursing and Public Hygiene
• School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology
• Sea Grant
Thompson School of Social Work & Public Health
• Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation Campus Center
• UH Cancer Center
• UH Foundation
• UH Mānoa Alumni Relations
• UH Office of Communications
• UH Public Policy Center
• University of Hawai‘i at West Oahu
• William S. Richardson School of Law

Community Organizations

• ACLU Hawaii
• BDK Hawai‘i
• Bishop Museum
• Books and Spirits
• Center for Food Safety
• City and County of Honolulu’s Office of Climate Change, Sustainability and Resiliency
• Civil Beat Law Center
• Common Cause Hawai‘i
• Conservation International
• Domestic Violence Action Center
• Hanahau‘oli Professional Development Center
• Hawai‘i ACLU
• Hawai‘i Appleseed
• Hawai‘i Book & Music Festival
• Hawai‘i Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Commission
• Hawai’i Community Foundation
• Hawaii Conservation Alliance
• Hawaii Council for the Humanities
• Hawaii Food Policy Council
• Hawai‘i Pacific Health
• Hawai‘i State Commission on the Status of Women
• Hawai‘i State Department of Education
• Hawai‘i State Department of Health
• Jewish Community Speaker Series at Temple Emanuel
Kamehameha Schools
• Kanu Hawai‘i
• Kapiʻolani Medical Center for Women and Children
• King Kamehameha V Judiciary History Center
• Kōkua Hawai‘i Foundation
• Ma‘o Farms
• Office of the Governor
• Office of the Lieutenant Governor
• Punahou School
• Resources Legacy Fund
• Scholars Strategy Network
• Sierra Club of Hawaii
• Shangri La Museum of Islamic Art, Culture and Design
• Surfrider Foundation
• Sustainable Coastlines
• The Nature Conservancy
• The Pōpolo Project
• Ulupono Initiative
• University of Hawaii Foundation
• Western Museums Association
• YWCA Oahu


• Andrew and Ellen Bradley Fund of the Hawai‘i Community Foundation
• Central Pacific Bank Foundation
• First Hawaiian Bank Foundation
• Halekulani Hotel
• Hawai’i Community Foundation
• Kahala Hotel & Resort
• Kamehameha Schools
• Omidyar ‘Ohana Fund at the Hawai’i Community Foundation
• Patagonia
• The Queen’s Health Systems
• Rai Saint Chu and Richard Turbin
• Royal Hawaiian Resort