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Thursday, April 23, 2015
OHA, University to Di$cuss Telescope
By News Release @ 10:48 PM :: 5187 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 :: 6881 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 :: 4503 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 :: 9390 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 :: 6293 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 :: 7533 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 :: 7327 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 :: 5303 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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Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Rise Up People: Redefining What It Means
By Joni Kamiya @ 1:45 PM :: 8010 Views :: Agriculture, Hawaii History, Higher Education, GMOs

When I hear the slogans used by protests calling to “rise up,” I have a different concept in my mind....

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Sunday, April 12, 2015
OHA seeks TMT moratorium to "address unresolved legal matters"
By News Release @ 2:26 AM :: 5999 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

OHA leaders have emphasized the need for all parties to address the unresolved legal matter$ while the TMT construction moratorium remains in place....

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Saturday, April 11, 2015
Telescope: For OHA, it’s all About the Rent Money
By Andrew Walden @ 12:51 AM :: 20000 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

...this type of rent-seeking activity is at the root of Hawaii’s high cost of living and lack of economic diversity....

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Friday, April 10, 2015
Telescope Protests: Hawaii is not the A'ole State
By Joni Kamiya @ 4:06 PM :: 7700 Views :: Higher Education, OHA, GMOs

The prior two years we had protests of A’ole GMO and now it’s moved onto the TMT....

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Wednesday, April 8, 2015
DBEDT: International Students Contribute Over $205M to Economy
By News Release @ 3:44 PM :: 6171 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education
DBEDT today released an economic report analyzing, “The Economic Impact of International Students in Hawaii.”
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Thursday, April 2, 2015
Ige Nominates Six UH Regents
By News Release @ 11:38 PM :: 3896 Views :: Higher Education

The appointments are subject to confirmation by the senate....

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Thursday, April 2, 2015
Mauna Kea Protesters Arrested for Blocking Road to the Top
By News Release @ 10:41 PM :: 9285 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...Mauna Kea: OHA Demands $50M Payoff for Mountain....

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Tuesday, March 31, 2015
University of Hawaii Recruits 14-Year-Olds for Late-Term Abortion Experiments
By Selected News Articles @ 2:06 PM :: 14344 Views :: Health Care, Higher Education, Life

...to determine how much they bleed during the procedure....

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Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Wonder Blunder Defendant Indicted on Investment Fraud
By News Release @ 10:48 PM :: 7231 Views :: Higher Education, Law Enforcement

Marc Hubbard, 46, of Cornelius, NC...charged by indictment, unsealed today, in a conspiracy to defraud victims who thought they were investing in concert promotions....

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Saturday, March 21, 2015
HB145 Tobacco Industry Tax Credit Gut and Replace
By Selected News Articles @ 1:12 PM :: 6609 Views :: Agriculture, Higher Education, Tax Credits
Did you know that Hawaii has a tobacco industry?
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Tuesday, March 10, 2015
University Snoops in Rape Victims' Medical Files to Save Money on Litigation--Legally
By Selected News Articles @ 1:42 PM :: 6507 Views :: Higher Education, Law Enforcement
Why do universities want rape victims to report to a university administrator instead of the police?
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Tuesday, March 10, 2015
UH Hilo, UH West Oahu Accreditation Renewed
By News Release @ 4:11 AM :: 4001 Views :: Higher Education

The commission highlighted several areas for special recognition....

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Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Rep. McDermott sues UH Over 'Pono Choices' Secrecy
By News Release @ 8:47 PM :: 9013 Views :: Education K-12, Family, Health Care, Higher Education
The real question: what is the University of Hawaii afraid of?
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Monday, February 16, 2015
I Mua Manoa Proposes UH Budget Sustainability Plan
By News Release @ 5:59 PM :: 3997 Views :: Higher Education

I Mua Manoa proposes the following seven (7) steps to address the issue of transparency and to make the budget sustainable....

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Friday, February 13, 2015
Cancer Center to Merge With UH Medical School
By News Release @ 2:14 AM :: 3845 Views :: Higher Education

...to convert the UH Cancer Center to an organized research unit within JABSOM....

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Thursday, February 12, 2015
Angling for Money from Legislature, UH Report Threatens to Drop Three Sports
By News Release @ 3:38 PM :: 4841 Views :: Higher Education

"The department’s mission and future goals ... includes funding...."

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Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Sexual assault and harassment policy updated by UH
By News Release @ 3:59 AM :: 4557 Views :: Higher Education

...This policy specifically addresses sexual harassment, sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking....

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Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Latest to Make Fool of UH Administrators, Fired Coach Arnold says "I am Innocent, Gimme $1.4M"
By News Release @ 4:31 AM :: 4641 Views :: Higher Education

Gib Arnold has released the following statement in response to the NCAA allegations against his program at UH Manoa....

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Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Free Golf: Ethics Comm Names Rail Contractors, UH Vice Chancellor, DoT Deputy Director, and Brian Minaai (Again)
By News Release @ 1:58 AM :: 7895 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government, Higher Education

Ethics Commission exposes UH and HART in one report ....

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Monday, February 2, 2015
Full Text: UH Cancer Center Report
By News Release @ 4:09 PM :: 4377 Views :: Higher Education

... Cancer Center Business Model 'Flawed and Incomplete' ....

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Saturday, January 31, 2015
Full Text: NCAA Allegations vs UH men’s basketball program
By News Release @ 8:18 PM :: 4615 Views :: Higher Education

The report is being made available in accordance with Hawaiʻi’s public records law....

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Thursday, January 29, 2015
Clayton Hee's Wife Quits Cush Job at UH, Leaves State
By News Release @ 9:56 PM :: 12272 Views :: Ethics, Higher Education, Politicians

...Totally unrelated story -- Dec 17, 2014: Corruption: Al Hee Indicted on 13 Counts--Could Get 39 Years in Federal Prison (Indictment announced on 2nd anniversary of Dan Inouye's death)....

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Friday, January 23, 2015
UHM Chancellor: We Administrators Have Got it Tough, Just like Teddy Roosevelt's Rough Riders
By News Release @ 9:42 PM :: 4353 Views :: Higher Education

Teddy Roosevelt said, “Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” And that is exactly what we are doing....

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Thursday, January 15, 2015
UH Board of Regents Nominees Sent to Ige
By News Release @ 9:52 PM :: 4333 Views :: Higher Education

...to fill one Maui County seat and one City and County of Honolulu seat for 5-year appointments, beginning July 1, 2015....

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Saturday, January 10, 2015
Why Free Community College Is Anything But Free
By Heritage Foundation @ 2:48 PM :: 4195 Views :: Higher Education

...what is to prevent community colleges from escalating tuition and fees once the federal government – via taxpayers – begins paying the tab?

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Thursday, January 8, 2015
Hawaii Supreme Court to Review Haleakala Telescope Case
By Robert Thomas @ 9:35 PM :: 8574 Views :: Environment, Higher Education, Judiciary, Land Use

The case thus represents a target-rich environment for the petitioners and the court....

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Thursday, January 8, 2015
Students behind the UH Hilo free speech case speak out for the first time
By Grassroot Institute @ 7:48 PM :: 5339 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education

Merritt and Anthony are prepared to speak about their case publicly, which will be the first time they are able to do this in Hawaii....

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Tuesday, December 30, 2014
Auditor: 26% of UH Special Funds out of Compliance
By Hawaii State Auditor @ 8:38 PM :: 4763 Views :: Higher Education

Seventeen funds and accounts did not meet criteria....

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Friday, December 26, 2014
College Town? Honolulu Ranks 185th
By News Release @ 12:00 PM :: 5239 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2014’s Best & Worst College Cities & Towns in America....

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Saturday, December 20, 2014
The Economic Impact of Astronomy in Hawaii
By UHERO @ 12:50 AM :: 5577 Views :: Economy, Higher Education

Including indirect and induced benefits and adjusting for inter-county feedback and spillover effects, the astronomy sector had a total impact of $167.86 million statewide....

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Friday, December 19, 2014
University of Hawaii athletics must tackle fiscal woes
By Malia Zimmerman @ 4:06 AM :: 5882 Views :: Higher Education

University of Hawaii college football has been on a losing streak, impacting athletic department revenue....

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Saturday, December 13, 2014
UH Hilo Highlighted in New Report: Most U.S. Colleges Violate Students’ Free Speech Rights
By News Release @ 1:36 PM :: 5986 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education

...ordered by the college administration to stop handing out copies of the Constitution on Constitution Day....

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Thursday, December 11, 2014
House Briefing to Look at UH Budget Request
By News Release @ 3:43 AM :: 4311 Views :: Higher Education
DATE: Thursday, December 18, 2014
TIME: 8:30 a.m. until completion
PLACE: Conference Room 309 State Capitol
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Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Univ. of Hawaii Student Loans Up 100%
By News Release @ 4:54 PM :: 4826 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

In Hawaii and Utah total borrowing by students at public institutions spiked by more than 100 percent since the start of the Great Recession....

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Tuesday, December 2, 2014
UH Hilo Settles Lawsuit Over Handing Out Constitutions
By News Release @ 7:30 PM :: 6733 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education

In a victory for free speech, the University of Hawaii (UH) agreed today to settle a First Amendment lawsuit filed by two students at UH’s Hilo....

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Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Jealousy? Envy? -- Carbone Statement Fact Checked by I Mua Manoa
By News Release @ 3:11 PM :: 8531 Views :: Health Care, Higher Education

...In addition, there were some people who did not like the changes we needed to implement in order to create a culture of productivity, accountability and meritocracy....

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Tuesday, November 25, 2014
University of Hawaii won’t talk about sex education program
By Malia Zimmerman @ 3:45 PM :: 7867 Views :: Education K-12, Family, Health Care, Higher Education

"...researchers are asking 11-year-olds whether they’ve had sex, how many partners they’ve had and if they’ve had anal sex...."

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Saturday, November 22, 2014
Leaving Trail of Destruction, Carbone Suddenly Quits UH Cancer Center
By News Release @ 2:04 AM :: 5909 Views :: Health Care, Higher Education

In a hastily called faculty and staff meeting at the Cancer Center at about 2:30 p.m. Friday....

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Friday, November 21, 2014
UH: Pono Choices Secretly Part of "Human Subject Research"
By News Release @ 8:15 PM :: 8718 Views :: Education K-12, Family, Health Care, Higher Education

"...the Pono Choices survey instruments ... are part of an ongoing research project...."

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Thursday, November 20, 2014
UH Protest: Grad Students Win Jobs Back, Push for Budget Transparency
By News Release @ 4:21 PM :: 4568 Views :: Higher Education

...fight for an allocation model that allows tuition money to follow the students....

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Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Institute for Astronomy Discovers Black Money Hole in Kakaako
By Selected News Articles @ 6:08 PM :: 5866 Views :: Higher Education

If current trends hold, the black hole will grow 'like a cancer' (hint, hint) and swallow the entire system....

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Tuesday, November 18, 2014
UH Manoa Budget Protest Continues Overnight
By News Release @ 4:37 PM :: 4128 Views :: Higher Education

The students have decided that the concessions granted by the interim Chancellor are not enough....

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