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Tuesday, January 26, 2016
UH Cancer Center: E-Cigs are Cutting Deep into our Tobacco Tax Revenue—So We’re Hitting Back
By News Release @ 3:15 AM :: 6748 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Higher Education, Taxes
What if people stop smoking cigarettes? How are you going to pay the mortgage and salaries?
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Saturday, January 23, 2016
‘Sacred’ Greenmail: OHA urges Legislators to charge observatories higher rent
By Selected News Articles @ 3:46 PM :: 7056 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

The bills, SB 2127 and HB 1658, say UH has “failed to charge sufficient sublease rent...."

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Sunday, January 17, 2016
VIDEO: Politically Incorrect Hawaiian Punch Prepares You for the Real World
By Video @ 1:38 PM :: 6543 Views :: Education K-12, First Amendment, Higher Education

Comedian Tom Shillue, host of Red Eye on Fox News Channel....

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Saturday, January 16, 2016
Lawsuit Challenges Secrecy at UH Manoa Bio-Safety Lab
By Selected News Articles @ 1:21 PM :: 3930 Views :: Higher Education

...CDC found "widespread regulatory noncompliance" in the university's labs that use biological agents and toxins....

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Tuesday, January 12, 2016
VIDEO: Thirty Meter Telescope, Putting The "Puaa" Back In Ahupuaa, And Oprah Elections
By Robert Thomas @ 6:23 PM :: 6048 Views :: Akaka Bill, Higher Education, OHA
"Are the Courts Crazy?"
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Saturday, January 9, 2016
$6.8 million in grants promote STEM jobs for Hawaii
By News Release @ 4:16 PM :: 5727 Views :: Education K-12, Higher Education

Implementing K–12 programs in computer, engineering or biomedical science....

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Wednesday, January 6, 2016
UH appeals NCAA ruling on men’s basketball program
By News Release @ 5:05 PM :: 4266 Views :: Higher Education

UH now has 30 days to state its case and submit relevant documents and the NCAA Committee on Infractions will then have 30 days to respond. A final decision is expected by early summer 2016....

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Wednesday, January 6, 2016
OHA Trying to Convince Telescope to Stay and Pay
By Video @ 4:41 PM :: 10158 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

Whatʻs In It For Them If TMT Decides To Stay....

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Friday, January 1, 2016
OHA 2016 Legislative Package: Telescope Rent Money, Control of Mauna Kea Tours
By Andrew Walden @ 12:11 AM :: 7984 Views :: Hawaii County , Higher Education, OHA

...ensure a “fair rate of return” in establishing sublease rent....

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Thursday, December 31, 2015
Man OK With Pedophilia Loses Bid to Teach Kids
By Selected News Articles @ 5:06 PM :: 5877 Views :: Education K-12, Higher Education

"the university could look to what Oyama said as an indication of what he would do once certified."

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Tuesday, December 22, 2015
NCAA Suspends Gib Arnold – UH Regents Then Award Him Another $700K
By News Release @ 3:34 PM :: 8643 Views :: Ethics, Higher Education

The former head coach provided false or misleading information during the investigation, allowed his director of operations to participate in coaching activities, and failed to report a possible violation....

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Saturday, December 19, 2015
UH Manoa #1 in Eyes of Chinese Communists
By News Release @ 7:38 PM :: 5047 Views :: Higher Education

"...this award ... signifies the excellent caliber of teaching, research and activities at our Center for Chinese Studies and School of Pacific and Asian Studies,” said Bley-Vroman....

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Saturday, December 19, 2015
Video: Millennials as Free Market Champions
By Video @ 2:38 AM :: 3934 Views :: Higher Education

..Keli'i Akina sits down with Clarke Velasco and Sean Mitsui....

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Sunday, December 13, 2015
An Early Christmas Present from IRS to Heald Students
By Tom Yamachika @ 4:01 AM :: 4663 Views :: Higher Education, Taxes

Students often owed $40,000 or more in college loans – holding a degree they claimed was inadequate at best....

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Tuesday, December 8, 2015
No Joke: Hanabusa named Daniel K. Inouye Distinguished Visiting Scholar at UH Manoa
By News Release @ 10:08 PM :: 4683 Views :: Higher Education

...teaching Cronyism 101....

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Friday, December 4, 2015
The Hawaii Supreme Court's Fractured Rationale For Invalidating The TMT Permit
By Robert Thomas @ 9:04 PM :: 6592 Views :: Higher Education, Land Use, OHA
Space. The final frontier. These are the voyages of the telescope Thirty Meter. It's five year continuing mission: to explore strange new worlds. To seek out a Conservation District Use Permit from the Board of Land and Natural Resources, and navigate the treacherous waters of Hawaii administrative law. To boldly go where twelve other telescopes have gone before!
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Wednesday, December 2, 2015
Full Text: Hawaii Supreme Court Invalidates Telescope Building Permit
By News Release @ 9:03 PM :: 5530 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

“The Office of Hawaiian Affairs respects the court’s decision."

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Tuesday, December 1, 2015
UH: Mauna Kea better off under our Stewardship
By News Release @ 2:55 AM :: 5769 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

Current controversies unfortunately overshadow the remarkable advances made in the stewardship of Maunakea....

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Thursday, November 26, 2015
Council presents finalists for appointments to Board of Regents
By News Release @ 12:57 AM :: 4559 Views :: Higher Education

The Candidate Advisory Council for the University of Hawaiʻi Board of Regents has presented a list of candidates to Gov. David Ige....

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Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Telescope: OHA Playing Both Sides
By Video @ 3:32 PM :: 5624 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

Those Who Support TMT ... But Want You To Believe Otherwise....

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Monday, November 23, 2015
Full Text: UH confirms TMT project is the last telescope site on Maunakea
By News Release @ 7:03 PM :: 5580 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

...the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) project site is the last new area on the mountain where a telescope project will be contemplated or sought....

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Friday, November 20, 2015
College and Career Readiness—How Did Your School Do?
By News Release @ 11:43 PM :: 7150 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...how high school graduates are prepared to meet the HIDOE’s Strategic Plan Goal that all students demonstrate they are on a path toward success in college, career and citizenship....

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Thursday, November 19, 2015
There Ain't No Such Thing As A Free Student Loan
By Grassroot Institute @ 12:43 PM :: 4530 Views :: Higher Education

...students on 110 campuses across the nation rallied and marched as part of a movement called  the Million Student March....

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Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Full Text: Supreme Court Grants Temporary Injunction Blocking Telescope Construction
By Selected News Articles @ 10:01 PM :: 6193 Views :: Higher Education, Land Use, OHA

True to Form: Enviros win 90% in Hawaii Supreme Court....

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Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Mauna Kea: DLNR Schedules Aerial Eradication ‘Simultaneous’ to Telescope Work
By News Release @ 10:27 PM :: 6518 Views :: Higher Education, OHA, Second Amendment

"As local workers prepare to begin work at the TMT site, we want to remind people of other simultaneous activities that may be occurring on the mountain.”

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Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Political Correctness Jumps Shark? -- “Hey Hey Ho Ho Reporters Have Got to Go!”
By Video @ 1:50 PM :: 5744 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education

Be sure to watch the U Missouri Mass Communications Professor looking for “some muscle over here”....

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Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Poll: 62% Support Telescope Construction--TMT to Re-Start Site Work
By News Release @ 12:31 PM :: 5838 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

88% of Hawaii residents agree there should be a way for science and Hawaiian culture to co-exist on Maunakea....

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Saturday, November 7, 2015
Reporters threatened by campus security at public meeting at UH Hilo
By News Release @ 12:47 PM :: 6314 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education

A complaint has been filed with UH Hilo Security. UHSUnews student reporters say they will continue to attend UHHSA meetings and exercise their right to record as afforded by UH policy and laws....

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Wednesday, November 4, 2015
UH Manoa graduation rates up
By News Release @ 3:37 AM :: 4694 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

“From 2010 to 2015 our six-year rate has increased from 48.6 percent to 57.1 percent while the four-year rate has increased from 17.5 percent to 27.9 percent...."

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Monday, November 2, 2015
Political Correctness Has Peaked
By Selected News Articles @ 5:40 PM :: 4326 Views :: Higher Education

If you’re Social Justice Warrior, you’re a liar....

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Sunday, November 1, 2015
Wonder Blunder Times 3.5
By Tom Yamachika @ 4:01 AM :: 3821 Views :: Higher Education

Gib Arnold, former basketball coach at the University of Hawaii, just hit the jackpot....

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Friday, October 16, 2015
Fiber optic cables were maliciously cut on Mauna Kea this Summer
By News Release @ 11:52 PM :: 7506 Views :: Hawaii County , Higher Education, Law Enforcement, OHA

Damage occurred same day a caravan of construction vehicles was turned around by protesters, leading to 11 arrests...

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Wednesday, October 14, 2015
DLNR: Camping on Mauna Kea Continues to be Prohibited
By News Release @ 2:10 AM :: 7236 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education, Law Enforcement, OHA

"...camping in forest reserves and public hunting areas without a permit remains illegal under Hawaii Administrative Rules...."

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Thursday, October 8, 2015
WSJ: Hawaii Pacific University Piles on the 'Other' College Debt
By Selected News Articles @ 7:59 PM :: 3988 Views :: Higher Education

The school borrowed $32.5 million in a five-year deal at a 4.48% yield....

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Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Full Text: Hawaii Business Groups Slam Police Refusal to Enforce Law on Mauna Kea
By News Release @ 10:35 PM :: 8855 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

Business cannot operate without laws being enforced. Selective enforcement of laws by State, County and HPD is discriminatory. Citizens place their trust in government that Laws will be enforced equally without the need for political pressure to do so. The result of the faulty law enforcement surrounding Mauna Kea is fostering tension, aggression, racism and business uncertainty. Ambiguity surrounding the rule of law has prompted a poor economic climate....

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Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Hawaii: Child Care Costs More than College Tuition
By Selected News Articles @ 4:37 AM :: 8008 Views :: Family, Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education, Small Business, Cost of Living

In Hawaii annual costs for 4-year-old care are equal to 55.8 percent of minimum-wage earnings....

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Thursday, October 1, 2015
Fresh off Obamacare Disaster, Obama Orders Hawaii Legislators to Impose Family Leave Mandate on Employers
By News Release @ 2:17 PM :: 7797 Views :: Higher Education, Small Business, Taxes, Obama

The President urged the lawmakers to adopt his domestic economic agenda at the state level because he doesn’t expect Congress to take much action for the remainder of his presidency....

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Wednesday, September 30, 2015
VIDEO: OHA Crying Over Mauna Kea Rent Money
By Video @ 6:24 PM :: 5560 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

Trustee Tears Were Shed & New Beginnings Promised....

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Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Mauna Kea: More Empty Talk from OHA?
By Video @ 5:25 PM :: 5277 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

After Their Recent Trip Up The Mauna, The Office Of Hawaiian Affairs Trustees Claim They're Now Mauna Kea Believers....

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Friday, September 18, 2015
Telescope Protesters Agree to Remove Tent, End Overnight Vigil
By News Release @ 2:03 AM :: 6907 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

Today in discussions with DLNR leadership, a protest leader agreed to remove the tent and to “lighten their presence” on the mountain....

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Wednesday, September 16, 2015
OHA’s Mauna Kea Payoff
By Video @ 5:17 PM :: 5480 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

...Back Room Deals Theyʻve Never Disclosed....

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Thursday, September 10, 2015
VIDEO: Eight Arrested on Mauna Kea
By Video @ 1:59 AM :: 4995 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

This is the second law enforcement action on Mauna Kea....

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Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Fake Indian Tribe Coopting Aloha `Aina March?
By Video @ 6:21 PM :: 6332 Views :: Akaka Bill, Higher Education, OHA
Would You Believe Someone's Using The Aloha `Aina March & Mauna Kea Movement To Claim Those Very Same People Support US Federal Recognition?
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Sunday, September 6, 2015
New UH Policy: Rape is just another Violation of Political Correctness
By News Release @ 1:55 AM :: 5670 Views :: Higher Education, Law Enforcement

"...identifies how and from whom students, faculty and staff can seek confidential support or report incidents of sex discrimination and gender-based violence...."

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Friday, September 4, 2015
Moody's: 'Outlook Negative' as UH System Burns Cash Reserves
By News Release @ 5:35 PM :: 5687 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Higher Education

...thinning cash and investments and unrestricted monthly liquidity due to a long history of deficits, a high backlog of deferred maintenance, a need to carefully manage operations with continued expense pressure across the 10-campus system, and a high percentage of unionized staff....

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Friday, September 4, 2015
Call for nominations for University of Hawaiʻi Board of Regents
By News Release @ 5:19 PM :: 3717 Views :: Higher Education

Applications will be accepted through October 3, 2015....

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Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Telescope Prediction: Hawaii Supreme Court Will Rule for Challengers
By Robert Thomas @ 4:35 AM :: 8116 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

...we predict that at least three of the Justices -- and perhaps a unanimous court if the Chief Justice keeps the opinion for himself -- will rule for the challengers....

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Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Hawaii Community Colleges Ranked
By Selected News Articles @ 1:09 AM :: 5298 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

WalletHub compared 670 community colleges across 17 key metrics....

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Sunday, August 30, 2015
Hawaii is Worst State to Start Post-College Life
By News Release @ 5:46 PM :: 7102 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education, Cost of Living

...the combination of one of the country's most expensive housing markets and relatively low employment opportunities....

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Saturday, August 29, 2015
Feds Secretly Threaten to Revoke UH Manoa Biolab Permits
By Selected News Articles @ 2:10 PM :: 5592 Views :: Health Care, Higher Education

...“widespread regulatory non-compliance” and "a serious disregard" for regulations for security, biosafety, incident response and training....

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