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RISE Opening at University of Hawai’i at Mānoa

Updated: Aug 23, 2023

This semester, University of Hawai’i at Mānoa students will have access to a new state-of-the-art facility, Residences for Innovative Student Entrepreneurs (RISE). Inspired by the University of Utah's Lassonde Studios, RISE aims to provide an environment for entrepreneurs, innovators, and creators to gain opportunities and make connections.


Read the entire University of Hawai’i article: https://www.hawaii.edu/news/2023/07/30/rise-student-entrepreneur-events-funding-incentives/


The RISE facility, located next to the Mānoa campus, is an extension of the Pacific Asian Center for Entrepreneurship (PACE). Sandra Fujiyama, PACE Executive Director, and Asia Nunez, PACE Leader, share their excitement to have more space for residents to collaborate and learn from one another. The goal is to foster innovation and creativity, allowing creatives to develop prototypes and make their ideas come alive.







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