Corky Trinidad endowment fund created

An endowment fund has been created in honor of Honolulu Star-Bulletin editorial cartoonist Corky Trinidad who passed away last year. The fund was established by the Friends of Corky, Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Society of Professional Journalists of Honolulu, Pamana Dancers, and the Filipino Community Center. Together they raised $42,916.

The purpose of this fund is to provide assistance to students, scholars and researchers at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa in the fields of journalism, mass communications, fine arts, performing arts, ethnic minorities, international studies, media studies and human rights who have an academic focus or interest in Philippine studies, society and culture.

“The endowment marks another accomplishment for Corky’s legacy, but this is one that will help students’ pursuits in journalism or other interests,” said Corky’s son, Lorenzo Trinidad. “It’s good to know that Corky will still be around in this way, still helping out the next generation.”