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Head of Mid-Pacific Institute says a recent $10M gift will expand student opportunities

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Sophia McCullough

The Mid-Pacific Institute was gifted $10 million this week by an anonymous donor. It's the largest single gift in the school’s history. The private school is tucked away on 43-acres in Mānoa Valley and has over 1,300 students. So how will the donation benefit students now — and in the future? The Conversation sat down with Mid-Pac President Paul Turnbull to learn more.

This interview aired on The Conversation on April 1, 2022. The Conversation airs weekdays at 11 a.m. on HPR-1.

Russell Subiono is the executive producer of The Conversation. Born in Honolulu and raised on Hawaiʻi Island, he’s spent the last decade working in local film, television and radio. Contact him at
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