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Friday, July 31, 2015
Telescope Crackdown: Arrests on Mauna Kea, Haleakala
By Selected News Articles @ 6:18 PM :: 5260 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

...Meanwhile -- 3,500 astronomers converging on Waikiki....

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Thursday, July 23, 2015
UH research funding up after years of decline
By News Release @ 1:22 PM :: 3451 Views :: Higher Education

...the first increase in extramural award funding after three straight years of decline....

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Friday, July 17, 2015
UH Hilo spending $33,000 to ensure U.S. flag does not fly above state flag
By Selected News Articles @ 6:35 PM :: 4006 Views :: Higher Education

“On Dec. 1, Hawaiian sovereignty activists lowered the American flag on the single pole at the front entrance to the UH-Hilo campus and hoisted the Hawaii state flag that previously flew beneath."

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Monday, July 13, 2015
Mauna Kea Summit Road reopened, Visitor Center Remains Closed
By News Release @ 11:31 PM :: 4075 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

The Visitor Information Station and its restroom facilities will remain closed....

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Tuesday, July 7, 2015
OHA, UH Hawaiian Law Center to Brainwash Commissioners Statewide
By News Release @ 6:37 PM :: 4129 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

The next Native Hawaiian law training course will be offered on Saturday, August 1, 2015, at the UH Mānoa William S. Richardson School of Law....

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Thursday, July 2, 2015
Telescope Protesters Vacate Camp After Bathrooms Closed
By News Release @ 3:03 PM :: 6993 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

“Yesterday we decided to break down what some would consider to be a campsite."

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Sunday, June 28, 2015
Project Imua: Hawaii Student payload tested at NASA Flight Facility
By Selected News Articles @ 4:42 PM :: 3984 Views :: Higher Education

Comprised of four UH Community College campuses, Project Imua involves a joint faculty-student enterprise for designing, fabricating and testing payloads....

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Saturday, June 27, 2015
Mauna Kea: Ige Claims he will do Whatever Necessary to Keep Road Open
By News Release @ 12:11 AM :: 6229 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

"The roads belong to all the people of Hawai‘i and they will remain open. We will do whatever is necessary to ensure lawful access."

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Thursday, June 25, 2015
Maui: Protesters Stop Haleakala Telescope Construction Convoy
By News Release @ 8:55 PM :: 48610 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

...Organizers and the Site Supervisor had a brief discussion after which time he stated the drivers were going to be  sent home and the delivery would be cancelled....

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Thursday, June 25, 2015
NYT: Ige’s diffidence risks making things on Mauna Kea worse
By Selected News Articles @ 5:10 PM :: 4847 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

This is a conflict between OHA and the University of Hawaii over control of public land revenues....

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Thursday, June 25, 2015
Ige Fails to Clear Mauna Kea Protesters, Relies on 'Mutual Respect and Aloha'
By News Release @ 2:43 AM :: 5638 Views :: Higher Education, Law Enforcement, OHA

"It is our belief that there will be mutual respect and aloha on Wednesday and in the days ahead as TMT restarts construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope...."

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Wednesday, June 24, 2015
CNHA to Administer 'US Tribal Justice' on Mauna Kea?
By Video @ 6:47 PM :: 7758 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, Higher Education, OHA
Who Would Be In Charge Of Laying Down The Law?
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Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Sexual Paranoia: Why Professors Are Becoming Scared of Their Students
By Heritage Foundation @ 3:54 PM :: 4296 Views :: Higher Education
“new codes [of sexual conduct] sweeping American campuses....”
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Tuesday, June 23, 2015
University of Hawaii: The empty ‘marketplace of ideas’
By Selected News Articles @ 4:27 AM :: 4958 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education

On college campuses fear of offending people now trumps the fear of losing free speech....

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Sunday, June 21, 2015
Telescope Construction to Re-Start Wednesday
By News Release @ 5:14 AM :: 5908 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...TMT International Observatory Board has decided to move ahead to restart the construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope on the morning of Wednesday, June 24....

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Saturday, June 13, 2015
TMT to Boost UH Hilo Astronomy Program, add Scholarships for Hawaii Students
By News Release @ 3:10 PM :: 4949 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education

“TMT and our partners support the Governor’s vision. In the past two weeks, Caltech and the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences have pledged their support...."

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Thursday, June 11, 2015
Full Text: UH files lawsuit against former men’s head basketball coach
By News Release @ 11:42 PM :: 4728 Views :: Ethics, Higher Education

These claims are separate and apart from matters being addressed in Arnold’s pending grievance....

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Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Full Text: UH Manoa Interim Accreditation Report
By News Release @ 1:53 AM :: 3354 Views :: Higher Education

In a June 1, 2015 letter, WASC Vice President Barbara Gross Davis wrote that panel members were “extremely impressed” by Mānoa’s Interim Report and its progress....

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Saturday, June 6, 2015
Supreme Court Seizes Control of Telescope Case, Will Decide Who Gets Payoffs
By News Release @ 4:38 PM :: 6966 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

Now, appeals from both the TMT and ATST CDUPs are under review by the Hawaiʻi Supreme Court....

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Thursday, June 4, 2015
Daily Beast Celebrates 'Triumph' of 'Samoa's Caitlyn'
By Selected News Articles @ 9:41 PM :: 5493 Views :: Family, Higher Education

...we’re all entitled to our own truth, which we can shape and color and carry around like a fashion accessory. Capital T Truth is, like, so 20th century....

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Thursday, June 4, 2015
Live the Words You Speak
By Joni Kamiya @ 2:03 AM :: 6212 Views :: Higher Education, OHA, GMOs

...culture gone bad....

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Wednesday, June 3, 2015
So you want to run the university like a business? Try making nice to the faculty.
By News Release @ 8:20 PM :: 4171 Views :: Higher Education, Labor

UH has all of twelve awards for its ten campuses and three thousand faculty....

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Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Mauna Kea: Shake Down and Payoffs
By Video @ 6:59 PM :: 6900 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

Were you fooled?

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Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Auditor: HGEA Keeps UH Research Corp from Achieving Potential
By Hawaii State Auditor @ 12:06 AM :: 5682 Views :: Ethics, Higher Education, Labor

RCUH’s broad purpose allows projects remotely associated with research or training to qualify for exemptions from state procurement and civil service laws....

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Monday, June 1, 2015
UH Releases ‘implementation plan’ for control of Maunakea
By News Release @ 7:47 PM :: 4955 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

Statement from UH President David Lassner and UH Hilo Chancellor Donald Straney....

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Thursday, May 28, 2015
USA Today: Inside Univ of Hawaii's secretive biolab
By Selected News Articles @ 6:39 PM :: 5001 Views :: Health Care, Higher Education

The university inadvertently confirmed that its Honolulu labs had been put in the performance improvement program in records it filed in January with Hawaii's Office of Information Practices, which is deciding USA TODAY's public records appeal....

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Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Telescope Cash: Ige Proposes OHA Toll Booth on Mountain, Limit on 'Non-cultural' Access
By Andrew Walden @ 10:32 PM :: 6322 Views :: Higher Education, OHA
"Future visitor access to the mountain be handled through the Native Hawaiian community...."
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Friday, May 22, 2015
Conspiracies and Paranoia: Hector Valenzuela Plays the Victim
By Joni Kamiya @ 3:17 PM :: 5791 Views :: Higher Education, GMOs

I’m starting to think that eating organic is correlated to conspiracy thinking and some degree of paranoia....

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Thursday, May 21, 2015
Auditor: Federal Land Use Issues Dog Aloha Stadium
By Hawaii State Auditor @ 5:09 AM :: 5079 Views :: Honolulu County, Higher Education

...the stadium is a facility that inherently “pushes the boundaries”....

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Wednesday, May 13, 2015
70% Tuition Hike: UH System Ranks #2 in USA
By News Release @ 4:07 PM :: 6053 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

Many public two- and four-year colleges and universities avoided significant tuition increases for the second year in a row... but not UH....

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Wednesday, May 13, 2015
East-West Center Featured in 2015 Congressional Pig Book
By News Release @ 3:34 PM :: 3865 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) released its 2015 Congressional Pig Book, the 23rd edition of the group’s exposé on pork-barrel spending....

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Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Obama Library: UH Desperately Tries to Appear Relevant
By News Release @ 7:49 PM :: 3474 Views :: Higher Education

The Barack Obama Foundation announced today that the future Barack Obama Presidential Center will be located on Chicago’s South Side (which is nowhere near Hawaii)....

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Saturday, May 9, 2015
Laulima not A'ole: Restoring Our Roots
By Joni Kamiya @ 5:23 PM :: 5892 Views :: Higher Education, OHA, GMOs

When I keep hearing a’ole over and over, it really gives me the sense of constant fighting but no semblance of a possible alternatives....

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Wednesday, May 6, 2015
OHA Telescope Neutrality: Do You Smell Something Fishy?
By Video @ 6:43 PM :: 6037 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

"... Financially Valuable Lands .... "

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Saturday, May 2, 2015
We stand to lose more than a telescope
By Grassroot Institute @ 3:53 AM :: 7311 Views :: Economy, Higher Education, OHA
Is Hawaii's Government Safe for Investors?
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Thursday, April 30, 2015
End the Bleeding of Aloha By Hobby Activism
By Joni Kamiya @ 4:36 PM :: 8860 Views :: Environment, Higher Education, OHA, GMOs

...when people can resort to this kind of behavior, it really shows that they are not capable of considering the consequences of their actions....

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Tuesday, April 28, 2015
OHA Survey: Will You Like Us if We Reverse our Support for Telescope?
By News Release @ 3:21 PM :: 7176 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

The survey asks participants about how possible OHA stances on the planned Mauna Kea thirty-meter telescope affects their views regarding OHA....

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Sunday, April 26, 2015
Feds Block Deal to Transfer Heald Students, College Shuts Down Monday
By News Release @ 3:28 PM :: 3649 Views :: Higher Education

...these efforts were unsuccessful largely as a result of federal and state regulators seeking to impose financial penalties and conditions on buyers and teach-out partners....

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Saturday, April 25, 2015
Land and Power atop Mauna Kea
By Grassroot Institute @ 2:59 PM :: 5433 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

...OHA has a financial interest in the outcome of the dispute....

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Saturday, April 25, 2015
UH: $14M Plan to Save Cancer Center Accreditation
By News Release @ 2:10 AM :: 4038 Views :: Higher Education

...The UH Cancer Center is being administratively incorporated into JABSOM to improve efficiency....

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Friday, April 24, 2015
Sacred? Protest Leaders Demand $50M Yearly Rent for Telescope Site
By News Release @ 10:05 PM :: 6466 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

"...Ten years of rent and revenue sharing lost = $500,000,000 .... "

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Friday, April 24, 2015
Crabbe: OHA Wants 'percentage of gross receipts' from Telescope
By News Release @ 4:06 PM :: 7069 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

OHA recommends the following or similar guidelines for the valuation of future subleases for telescopes on Mauna Kea, including the TMT....

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Thursday, April 23, 2015
OHA, University to Di$cuss Telescope
By News Release @ 10:48 PM :: 4648 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

...a meeting tomorrow (April 24) for representatives from the Governor’s office, the University of Hawaiʻi, the Office of Mauna Kea Management, the Mauna Kea Hui, the Mauna Kea ʻOhana, and OHA to di$cuss the thirty ­meter telescope....

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Thursday, April 23, 2015
Chinese Communist 'Confucius Institute' a Threat to Academic Freedom at UH Manoa
By News Release @ 2:33 AM :: 6117 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education

Students for a Free Tibet has launched a global “Say No to China’s Confucius Institutes” campaign....

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Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Telescope: OHA Seeks 'Collective Re$olution', 'Po$itive Outcome'
By News Release @ 9:25 PM :: 4041 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

The Office of Hawaiian Affairs has continued to urge Governor Ige and University of Hawaiʻi President Lassner to address the outstanding legal i$$ue$ involved in the planned Mauna Kea thirty-meter telescope before the moratorium on construction is lifted....

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Sunday, April 19, 2015
Hawaiians and the Law: Kelii Akina and Michael Lilly
By Grassroot Institute @ 3:39 PM :: 8353 Views :: Akaka Bill, Higher Education, Judiciary, OHA

Whether it's activists on Mauna Kea, the Akaka Bill or the Native Hawaiian roll, questions of law abound....

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Saturday, April 18, 2015
Ige: Telescope Legally Entitled to Proceed With Construction
By News Release @ 4:09 AM :: 5712 Views :: Honolulu County, Higher Education, OHA
Any further announcements about the construction schedule will come from TMT....
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Thursday, April 16, 2015
HS Senior Launches pro-Telescope Petition
By Selected News Articles @ 2:43 PM :: 6855 Views :: Hawaii County , Higher Education, OHA

King Kalākaua was an early and ardent supporter of astronomical observation in Hawaii....

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Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Stewardship by UH to protect Maunakea for future generations
By Selected News Articles @ 9:26 PM :: 6599 Views :: Hawaii County , Higher Education, OHA

Since 2000, Maunakea has been under stewardship of the Office of Maunakea Management....

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Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Feds Cite Honolulu Taco Bell Placement in $30M Fine Against Heald College
By News Release @ 1:54 AM :: 4619 Views :: Higher Education

...one campus (Honolulu) classified a 2011 graduate of an Accounting program as employed in the field based upon a food service job she started at Taco Bell in June 2006....

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