Isle Realtor’s help
with cancer earns award
The Friends of the Cancer Research Center of Hawaii will recognize Realtor Vi Dolman with its 2003 Mauka Makai Award for her efforts to increase awareness of cancer research.
The real estate pioneer will be honored by the center at its annual fund-raising event, "The Mauka Makai ... Voyage of Discovery," from 5 to 10 p.m. Sept. 20 on the grounds of the Hawaii State Art Museum, 250 S. Hotel St.
Proceeds will benefit the cancer research center.
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Dolman, who received a master's degree in virology from Stanford University, is past president of the Friends of the Cancer Research Center and a longtime board member.
"I've always been fascinated with cancer research since I did scientific experiments while at Stanford University," said Dolman, executive vice president of Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties and founder and president of the former Dolman Associates Inc.
The Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, a research unit of the University of Hawaii-Manoa, is one of 61 National Cancer Institute-designated cancer centers in the United States.