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Thursday, August 8, 2019
UH Names Chun executive director of Maunakea stewardship
By News Release @ 11:53 PM :: 3938 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...Chun has formal training as a clinical psychologist....

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Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Canary Island Enviros -- Hawaii Inspires us to Block Telescope from OUR Islands
By News Release @ 3:33 AM :: 4060 Views :: Environment, Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

"...The Thirty Meter Telescope International Observatory (TIO) claims to have a backup site on the Canary Island of La Palma, an argument used to put pressure on the Hawaiian authorities, but that has now turned against them when used by TMT opponents...."

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Monday, August 5, 2019
VIDEO: Free Market Roadshow in China
By Grassroot Institute @ 10:15 PM :: 1915 Views :: Higher Education

...Ken and Li Schoolland have travelled throughout China and numerous countries across the world, spreading the message of free market economics....

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Saturday, August 3, 2019
1880: King Kalakaua Calls for Observatory to be Built in Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 4:01 PM :: 6931 Views :: Greenmail, Hawaii History, Higher Education, OHA

...In 1884 the five-inch refractor was installed in a dome constructed above Pauahi Hall.... 

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Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Pro-Telescope Rally Set for Thursday
By News Release @ 4:47 AM :: 2537 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

... IMUA TMT RALLY -- This Thursday August 1 @ 5pm, STATE CAPITOL ....

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Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Lassner: My Biggest Concern--'The Fabric of the University'
By News Release @ 11:25 PM :: 3271 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...TMT now represents a huge source of friction in our work to become a model indigenous-serving university and Hawaiian Place of Learning....

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Tuesday, July 30, 2019
DLNR Extends Telescope Permit--Ige Cancels 'Emergency'
By News Release @ 11:00 PM :: 3815 Views :: Hawaii County , Development, Higher Education, OHA

...This morning, at the request of TMT, the University of Hawaiʻi asked for a two-year extension of the Conservation District Use permit deadline for the initiation of construction. The Department of Land and Natural Resources granted this extension until Sept. 26, 2021....

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Monday, July 29, 2019
Feds Force UH to Shutter Chinese Communist Spy Center ‘Confucius Institute’
By Selected News Articles @ 6:27 PM :: 3946 Views :: Higher Education, Military

“...It’s a sad reflection on the University of Hawaii that it took 13 years to boot the institute off the UH campus — and only then because of the threat of funding cutoffs by the Department of Defense....”

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Friday, July 26, 2019
Maunakea Rules: UH Regents Move Meeting to Aug 30
By News Release @ 7:53 PM :: 4843 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

... The administrative rules were previously scheduled to be heard at a BOR meeting on July 18 and was rescheduled to August 22. The August 22 meeting was rescheduled in an effort to accommodate increased public interest on the proposed rules ....

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Friday, July 26, 2019
OHA Trustees Call on Ige to Rescind Emergency Proclamation
By News Release @ 4:57 AM :: 4071 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...Regardless of your position on the Thirty Meter Telescope....

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Thursday, July 25, 2019
Imua TMT: Video from Pro-Telescope Rally
By News Release @ 10:49 PM :: 4978 Views :: Hawaii County , Higher Education, OHA

...TMT supporters must be patient, but start taking action....

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Thursday, July 25, 2019
HDOT Working with Police to "Address Illegal Actions by Protesters"
By News Release @ 2:09 PM :: 3342 Views :: Higher Education, Law Enforcement, OHA

...HDOT will continue to work with law enforcement to address illegal actions by protestors on neighboring islands to impact the daily lives of commuters on other state roads such as the H-1 Freeway....

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Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Mauna Kea Observatories: "Uncertainty About what Lies Ahead"
By News Release @ 4:23 PM :: 3716 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...Conflicts and protests on the mountain in 2014 and 2015 frame our expectations of 2019, and perhaps beyond....

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Tuesday, July 23, 2019
UH Board of Regents elects new leadership
By News Release @ 10:38 PM :: 2277 Views :: Higher Education

...Board of Regents to consider proposed Maunakea administrative rules at August meeting....

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Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Judges Refuse: No Halt to Telescope Construction--No End to Emergency Proclamation
By News Release @ 7:49 PM :: 5690 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA, Religion

...Court’s suspension of governor’s emergency proclamation applies only to one Person....

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Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Doomed Telescope: Ige Hands off 'Leadership' to ... uh... Harry Kim
By News Release @ 5:45 PM :: 6348 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...“I honestly don’t know how this is going to end,” says Doug Simons, an astronomer and executive director of the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope....

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Sunday, July 21, 2019
VIDEO: Crying DOCARE Chief Begs Protesters to Open Road
By Video @ 3:55 AM :: 7034 Views :: Hawaii County , Higher Education, Law Enforcement, OHA, Police

...“I don't wanna be here,” said Kamakau who is the DOCARE Hawai‘i Island Branch Chief....

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Saturday, July 20, 2019
Machado: “OHA has no position on the siting of the TMT on Maunakea”
By Andrew Walden @ 11:02 PM :: 8571 Views :: Hawaii County , Ethics, Greenmail, Higher Education, Land Use, OHA

...Trustees are reminding Governor Ige of OHA’s real goal—not stopping the proposed Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) but gaining control of thousands of acres atop Mauna Kea.... 

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Saturday, July 20, 2019
Gabbard: "Spiritual nourishment of much greater value than Telescope"
By Video @ 4:06 PM :: 4574 Views :: Hawaii County , Congressional Delegation, Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...More Woo than You....

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Friday, July 19, 2019
Lt Gov Green: Telescope Not Worth 'Damage to Fabric of our Ohana in Hawaii'
By News Release @ 5:37 PM :: 6226 Views :: Hawaii County , Higher Education, Law Enforcement, Military, OHA, Politicians

...In my opinion no single project, not any, is important enough to allow ourselves to damage the fabric of our Ohana in Hawaii....

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Thursday, July 18, 2019
Mauna Kea Protests: UH Releases Guidelines for Staff
By News Release @ 2:08 PM :: 1999 Views :: Higher Education

...with information in the event they encounter forms of expression that may alarm them or prevent them from accessing or leaving their place of employment....

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Thursday, July 18, 2019
Mauna Kea: Ige Signs Proclamation 'To Prevent Lawless Violence'
By News Release @ 3:18 AM :: 3931 Views :: Hawaii County , Higher Education, Law Enforcement, OHA

...The emergency proclamation gives law enforcement increased flexibility and authority to close more areas and restrict access on Mauna Kea....

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019
OHA: Protests are Opportunity for us to Grab Mauna Kea Lease
By News Release @ 6:07 PM :: 4572 Views :: Hawaii County , Ethics, Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

"...Regardless of your position on TMT, we must all agree with Gov. Ige’s 2015 statement that the state has 'failed' Maunakea...."

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Tuesday, July 16, 2019
At UH Confab, Politicians and Lawyers Get Reality Check on Climate Suits
By Selected News Articles @ 4:05 PM :: 4450 Views :: Honolulu County, Energy, Environment, Higher Education

...Politicians and trial lawyers eager to sue energy companies over the costs of climate change received an unwelcome message from a university professor....

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Sunday, July 14, 2019
'Sacrilege': OHA Leadership Predicts Violence at TMT Construction Site
By News Release @ 11:22 PM :: 7320 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, Law Enforcement, OHA, Religion

"...the commencement of construction activities for the TMT will result in bodily harm and psychological trauma to OHA’s beneficiaries and others at the hands of the State...."

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Saturday, July 13, 2019
Hawaii--3rd Lowest Student Debt
By Selected News Articles @ 4:43 AM :: 2878 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education, Cost of Living

...Student Debt as % of Income, Adjusted for Cost of Living  (3rd-lowest)....

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Telescope Construction to Begin Next Week
By News Release @ 6:56 PM :: 3366 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...The State Department of Transportation announced that Mauna Kea Access Road will be closed and there could be lane and other road closures associated with large equipment movement beginning July 15....

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Tuesday, July 9, 2019
Kapiolani CC apprenticeship program showcased at mayors conference
By News Release @ 8:22 PM :: 2633 Views :: Higher Education, Labor

...invited to present a Best Practices session on its apprenticeship program and how it could address employee shortages....

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Sunday, June 30, 2019
Telescope: DLNR vs KAHEA 'No Sound Cannon'
By News Release @ 3:21 PM :: 4729 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education, Law Enforcement, OHA, Police

...The assertion that DOCARE utilized an LRAD in association with protests on Maui’s Haleakala several years ago is completely false....

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Monday, June 24, 2019
Microbiologists Complain -- Not Getting Enough Global Warming Grant Money
By News Release @ 6:55 PM :: 3313 Views :: Environment, Higher Education

...if you warmers don't pay us, we will blow the top off this scam....

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Thursday, June 20, 2019
Telescope: State Issues Notice to Proceed, Rips Down Protesters Shacks
By News Release @ 6:05 PM :: 5178 Views :: Hawaii County , DHHL, Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

... So that construction of the telescope can begin safely, four unauthorized structures were removed from Mauna Kea earlier this morning by multiple state agencies .... 

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Saturday, June 8, 2019
ACLU: Proposed Mauna Kea Rules Unconstitutional
By News Release @ 6:26 PM :: 3578 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education, OHA

...proposed rules as they may infringe upon the constitutional rights of individuals seeking to access Mauna Kea....

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Thursday, May 16, 2019
UH Regents Vote to Freeze Tuition
By News Release @ 11:41 PM :: 3774 Views :: Higher Education, Cost of Living

...the proposed schedule also includes decreases in resident and non-resident graduate school tuition rates that will increase the university’s competitiveness in attracting graduate students....

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Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Hawaii to Sue over Global Warming? UH Law School Debunked
By News Release @ 4:52 PM :: 5974 Views :: Energy, Environment, Higher Education

...the idea of suing America’s energy industry for climate change-related conduct and harms has been rejected many times, including by the highest court in the land....

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Monday, May 13, 2019
"Equality" Act Hits Rewind on the Rights of Women
By Hawaii Family Forum @ 6:42 PM :: 5624 Views :: Education K-12, National News, Family, Higher Education, Military

... This week Congress will vote on H.R. 5, the Equality Act, sweeping legislation that would add “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” to the definition of sex throughout federal law .... 

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Saturday, May 11, 2019
Carlos Penaloza recommended as next Leeward Community College chancellor
By News Release @ 3:38 AM :: 2159 Views :: Higher Education

...Vice President for Community Colleges John Morton has recommended to University of Hawaiʻi President David Lassner the appointment of Carlos Penaloza as the next chancellor for Leeward Community College. The effective date of the appointment is July 1, 2019....

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Wednesday, May 8, 2019
UH: 95% of our Students Tell Us They are Brainwashed
By News Release @ 4:25 AM :: 3825 Views :: Environment, Higher Education

... The vast majority of the University of Hawaiʻi at Manoa students, 95 percent, are concerned or very concerned about climate change ....

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Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Best States for New College Grads--Hawaii 49th
By Selected News Articles @ 4:16 AM :: 3916 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education, Cost of Living

"...Years needed to afford down payment: 25.68...."

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Monday, May 6, 2019
UH Legislative Recap: Challenging yet successful session
By News Release @ 8:29 PM :: 2594 Views :: Higher Education

...Kalbert Young, UH vice president for budget and finance and chief financial officer, shares his analysis of the 2019 legislative session....

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Wednesday, May 1, 2019
USD Finds 'Hawaiian Day' Legal
By Selected News Articles @ 4:00 AM :: 3212 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education

...The University of South Dakota determined that a student group naming its party “Hawaiian Day” did not violate the school’s policy....

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Sunday, April 28, 2019
Public urged to participate in next round of hearings on proposed Maunakea rules
By News Release @ 6:09 PM :: 4178 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...to provide feedback on the latest draft of the proposed administrative rules to govern public and commercial activities on UH-managed lands on Maunakea....

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Thursday, April 25, 2019
Charlie Wade Sex Complaint Filed Over Year Ago
By News Release @ 10:46 PM :: 4913 Views :: Ethics, Higher Education

...Wade has been listed as suspended on a public list on the USA Volleyball website since at least last fall....

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Saturday, April 13, 2019
UH requesting second round of public hearings for Maunakea administrative rules
By News Release @ 4:55 AM :: 4881 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...The regents will take up the request at their April 18 meeting at Leeward Community College....

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Tuesday, April 9, 2019
New UH Manoa leadership structure approved
By News Release @ 5:10 PM :: 2749 Views :: Higher Education

...the president of the University of Hawaiʻi now leads the UH Mānoa campus....

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Wednesday, April 3, 2019
ACLU: Kealoha Lawyers Threaten Free Speech
By News Release @ 2:22 AM :: 6043 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, First Amendment, Higher Education, Law Enforcement

"...The Kealoha case is arguably the single largest corruption case in the history of our state...."

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Thursday, March 28, 2019
Environmental Review for Aloha Stadium Tear-Down Begins
By News Release @ 6:07 PM :: 6428 Views :: Development, Hawaii State Government, Higher Education, Rail, Tourism

...We already have a good stadium.  And this consultant now admits Aloha Stadium is located in the best possible place.  So why tear it down for yet another unnecessary boondoggle?....

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Monday, March 25, 2019
UH Class Constitutes "material support of a Foreign Terrorist Organization"?
By Selected News Articles @ 6:07 PM :: 5203 Views :: Higher Education, Law Enforcement, Military

...The 'Humanize Palestine' website was deactivated later in 2017, about two weeks after the University of Hawaii Chancellor became aware of a nexus that consisted of University of Hawaii content, Palestinian terrorism and the website....

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Thursday, March 21, 2019
Trump Ties Federal Funds for Colleges to Free-Speech Pledge
By Selected News Articles @ 6:19 PM :: 3613 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education

"...There are 12 federal agencies that award education research grants, and the executive order will leave it to them to decide what schools must do to be in compliance...."  

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Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Grant Supports Drive to make UH, Chaminade, Kauai CC 100% Tobacco Free
By News Release @ 5:23 AM :: 3227 Views :: Health Care, Higher Education

...support efforts to advocate for, adopt and implement 100 percent smoke- and tobacco-free policies, including limiting the use of e-cigarettes....

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Monday, March 18, 2019
Innovation? Hawaii Ranks 45th
By News Release @ 3:35 PM :: 4596 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education, Small Business

...Innovation is a principal driver of U.S. economic growth....

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