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Tuesday, June 22, 2021
UH Study: 58% of UH Students are Starving, 14% Live on Streets
By News Release @ 12:13 AM :: 2868 Views :: Higher Education, Homelessness

... according to this study 105% of Hawaii's homeless are enrolled at UH ....

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Tuesday, June 15, 2021
UHPA: Labor Board Rejects Challenge to UH Budget Cuts
By News Release @ 12:01 AM :: 4936 Views :: Higher Education

... A University of Hawaii position currently occupied by a tenured faculty member is potentially being eliminated because of a legislative bill designed to target that specific job position ....

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Wednesday, June 9, 2021
UH astronomers play key role in planetary defense
By Selected News Articles @ 3:21 AM :: 1895 Views :: Higher Education

... Pan-STARRS discovered the mysterious interstellar object, ʻOumuamua, the very first of its kind spotted in the solar system ....

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Saturday, June 5, 2021
Maunakea telescope one step closer to decommissioning
By News Release @ 4:44 AM :: 3502 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

... Caltech Submillimeter Observatory, one of five Maunakea telescopes that the University of Hawaiʻi says will be removed from the summit ....

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Wednesday, June 2, 2021
NOAA names University of Hawaii to host new institute for marine and atmospheric research
By News Release @ 3:28 AM :: 2253 Views :: Environment, Higher Education

... Selection comes with up to $210 million award over five years ....

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Saturday, May 29, 2021
Telescope Protesters Challenge DLNR Approval of 'initiation of work'
By News Release @ 10:31 AM :: 5718 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

... UH notified the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) on April 28, 2021, that work/construction on the TMT project was initiated in 2019 based on project activities in June and July of that year ....

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Sunday, May 23, 2021
UH had $3.6B impact on Hawaiʻi economy in 2020
By News Release @ 4:47 PM :: 2160 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

... UH represents about 3% of the state’s economy ....

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Sunday, May 23, 2021
16 Hawaii Towns Ranked by Student Debt
By Selected News Articles @ 3:11 AM :: 2461 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

... 2021’s Cities with the Most & Least Student Debt ....

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Wednesday, May 19, 2021
Mauna Kea: 'Tell Canada to Stop Being Racist'
By Samuel Wilder King II @ 6:44 PM :: 3969 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

... new requirement to be the imposition of racist, neo-colonial requirements on our society ....

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Monday, May 17, 2021
UHPA Pushes Back Against Mercado Kim
By News Release @ 11:45 PM :: 3144 Views :: Higher Education

... Sen. Donna Mercado Kim, Chair of the Senate Committee on Higher Education, did not hold back this past legislative session pushing for proposed legislation that would negatively impact the nucleus that allowed the University of Hawai‘i to obtain the distinguished Carnegie R1 institution ....

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Monday, May 17, 2021
UH to require COVID-19 vaccination for on-campus students this fall
By News Release @ 3:45 PM :: 2253 Views :: Higher Education, COVID-19

... This means that, to be on any UH campus, students must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 ....

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Saturday, May 15, 2021
Full Text: HGEA Letter to Ige Urging Veto of $29M HSTA Bonus
By News Release @ 11:59 PM :: 4734 Views :: Education K-12, Higher Education, Labor

"...the Legislature disregarded collective bargaining and granted this generous cash bonus to one group of employees while making significant departmental cuts elsewhere, like in higher education, which will likely lead to layoffs...."

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Saturday, May 15, 2021
Hacking for Defense: Marines Partner with University of Hawaii Students
By News Release @ 1:24 AM :: 2360 Views :: Higher Education, Military

... H4D is a 16-week course that accepts students from business, computer science, engineering and policy majors ....

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Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Saiki Names Mauna Kea Working Group Members
By News Release @ 5:17 AM :: 3841 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

.... Saiki selected Representative Mark M. Nakashima, Chair of the Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee (District 1 – Hamakua, North Hilo, South Hilo) to serve as Chair of the working group ....

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Monday, May 10, 2021
UHPA: Our Senate’s punch to the gut of UH
By News Release @ 9:03 PM :: 1964 Views :: Higher Education

... UH’s budget got gutted—by our Senate ....

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Friday, May 7, 2021
Creating Facts on the Ground: Stadium Authority Rushes Decision to Demolish Aloha Stadium
By News Release @ 3:45 AM :: 4379 Views :: Honolulu County, Development, Hawaii State Government, Higher Education, Rail, Tourism

... In a special Stadium Authority Board Meeting this morning (Thursday, May 6), the Board confirmed and voted for an early demolition of the existing stadium location ....

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Thursday, May 6, 2021
UH Mānoa highly ranked for diversity, research, employability of graduates
By News Release @ 8:30 PM :: 2452 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

... according to the 2021 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) USA University Rankings, released on May 5 ....

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Tuesday, May 4, 2021
UH Announces Graduation Plans
By News Release @ 11:31 PM :: 2407 Views :: Higher Education, COVID-19

... UH spring 2021 commencement ceremonies range from virtual to in-person ....

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Saturday, May 1, 2021
UH Debate Team Accused of Mocking Black Debate Opponents
By News Release @ 5:45 AM :: 2776 Views :: Higher Education

"...We still do not have all of the facts of the incident yet...."

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Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Caltech Submillimeter Observatory Decommissioning Update
By News Release @ 5:47 AM :: 3649 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

... Caltech hopes to have its plans approved by early 2022, which would enable the physical deconstruction and restoration to begin by summer 2022 ....

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Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Hirono Defends University Discrimination Against Asian Students
By Selected News Articles @ 6:19 AM :: 3929 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Higher Education

... The GOP amendment was a single sentence. It said no college “may receive any Federal funding if the institution has a policy in place or engages in a practice that discriminates against Asian Americans in recruitment, applicant review, or admissions.” ....

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Sunday, April 18, 2021
​Simon Shares Vision for Future as Astronomy Institute Director
By News Release @ 3:12 AM :: 2280 Views :: Higher Education

... Simons’ appointment as the leader of one of the world’s premier astronomy programs became official at the Board of Regents April 15 meeting ....

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Thursday, April 15, 2021
2021 UH Legislative Update, including proposed budget cuts
By News Release @ 6:42 PM :: 3149 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Higher Education, COVID-19

... Many of the reductions are hopefully made up with federal stimulus funding ....

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Friday, April 9, 2021
Mauna Kea Working Group Nominations Extended
By News Release @ 10:27 PM :: 5270 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

... The House of Representatives has extended the nomination deadline for Native Hawaiian persons who wish to serve on the Mauna Kea Working Group from April 5, 2021 to April 26, 2021 ....

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Wednesday, March 31, 2021
Ige Names Three to Board of Regents
By News Release @ 12:48 AM :: 2233 Views :: Higher Education

... Ige announced the appointments of William Haning, III, M.D., Wayne Higaki and Diane Paloma to the University of Hawai‘i Board of Regents ....

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Monday, March 29, 2021
UH Manoa Campus Reopening August 23 for Fall Semester
By News Release @ 10:37 PM :: 2620 Views :: Higher Education, COVID-19

... For our faculty and students, this upcoming fall 2021 semester will be a transition semester, as we reopen our campus and navigate from a primarily online environment towards a primarily in-person semester in/by spring 2022 ....

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Thursday, March 25, 2021
Report: College enrollment disrupted for Hawai’i class of 2020
By News Release @ 5:04 AM :: 3035 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

... 50% for the class of 2020 enrolling in college immediately after graduation, as compared to 55% for the class of 2019 ....

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Monday, March 22, 2021
New UH partnership to aid national security, boost state’s economy
By News Release @ 9:31 PM :: 2613 Views :: Higher Education, Military

... engineering-related issues are being solved by UH Mānoa College of Engineering students through a program called “Hacking for Defense” ....

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Thursday, March 18, 2021
Mass Disenrollment from 'Campus of Fear': COVID Money Disappearing from Hawaii Community College?
By News Release @ 8:51 PM :: 3860 Views :: Hawaii County , Ethics, Higher Education

"...caused approximately a 10% reduction in the Fall 2020 enrollment...."

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Wednesday, March 10, 2021
Nominations Open for Participants in Mauna Kea Working Group
By News Release @ 6:18 PM :: 3657 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

... a working group to include seven (7) members who are Native Hawaiian to be nominated by Native Hawaiian groups, organizations, or communities to be appointed by the Speaker of the House ....

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Thursday, March 4, 2021
Finalists named for Hawaiʻi County appointments to Board of Regents
By News Release @ 3:25 AM :: 2539 Views :: Hawaii County , Higher Education

... a list of candidates to Gov. David Ige to fill one Hawaiʻi County seat for a five-year appointment, beginning July 1, 2021 ....

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Friday, February 19, 2021
Salaries Restored for 216 top UH Executives
By News Release @ 4:10 AM :: 2957 Views :: Higher Education, COVID-19

... Laissez les bon temps rouler! ....

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Wednesday, February 17, 2021
UH Psych Prof plans ‘anti-racist’ education for small children
By News Release @ 4:51 AM :: 3063 Views :: Education K-12, Family, Higher Education

... your kid is a racist at age 3, but we can help (for a small fee of course) .... 

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Tuesday, February 9, 2021
Auditor: Stadium Authority has substantial doubt about its ability to continue as a going concern
By Hawaii State Auditor @ 3:28 AM :: 4474 Views :: Development, Higher Education, Tourism

... the Authority reported total revenues of $6.9 million and total expenses of $13.5 million, resulting in a net loss of $6.6 million ....

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Wednesday, February 3, 2021
UH: 'Astronomy at Significant Risk' from Saiki's Half-baked Plan
By News Release @ 6:40 PM :: 4181 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

"... Similar ideas have been previously proposed in the legislature in past years with no result. This has created uncertainty and concern amongst the existing observatories and their national and international non-profit owners/sponsors regarding matters critical to their futures ...."

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Wednesday, February 3, 2021
VIDEO: Saiki Calls for UH to Give up Mauna Kea
By Video @ 3:48 AM :: 3798 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

... Package Deal?  Saiki, Hanabusa Launch Attack on State Auditor to Save OHA’s Dirty Secrets ....

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Friday, January 29, 2021
Hawaii Leads Nation in Unspent CARES Act Higher Education Funds
By Selected News Articles @ 5:46 PM :: 3145 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education, COVID-19

... Institutions in Hawaii have only spent 40 percent of total allocated funds ....

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Thursday, January 21, 2021
Bidenworld: Lesbian Revolutionary from UH Manoa Appointed to Department of Energy
By Video @ 9:20 PM :: 3611 Views :: Energy, Higher Education

... International Socialists taking over now that the National Socialists have been exiled to Florida.  Too bad you have only these two choices, eh?  How did you get yourself into that trap? ....

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Friday, January 8, 2021
From Hamas to UH Manoa: Terrorism, Lies and Videotape
By Selected News Articles @ 9:01 PM :: 2896 Views :: Higher Education

... Prof. Cynthia Franklin is currently on a team developing a partnership between al-Quds University and the University of Hawaii at Manoa ....

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Friday, January 1, 2021
DLNR Evaluates Mauna Kea Management Plan
By News Release @ 4:10 PM :: 4085 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

"... 2033, the expiration of the existing state lease .... "

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Thursday, December 31, 2020
Finalists named for Honolulu County appointments to Board of Regents
By News Release @ 7:45 PM :: 2642 Views :: Higher Education

... list of candidates presented to Gov. David Ige to fill two Honolulu County seats for 5-year appointments ....

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Thursday, December 17, 2020
DoJ Busts Landlord for Discriminating Against Families with Children
By News Release @ 11:29 PM :: 3271 Views :: Family, Higher Education, Law Enforcement

... refusing to rent to or negotiate for the rental of the three properties on the basis of familial status ....

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Friday, December 11, 2020
UH, HECO Green Tariff Scheme Makes you Pay
By News Release @ 5:20 PM :: 2559 Views :: Energy, Higher Education

...UHERO: Ratepayers Pay $1.15 More for Every $1.00 Saved by Solar Users....

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Friday, December 11, 2020
HR8932: Gabbard Bill Would Protect Female Athletes from Transsexual Competition
By News Release @ 4:43 PM :: 3211 Views :: Education K-12, Congressional Delegation, Higher Education

... this bill would clarify Title IX protection for female athletes is based on biological sex ....

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Thursday, December 10, 2020
Next Boondoggle: 3 Finalists Named for Aloha Stadium Project
By News Release @ 4:44 AM :: 4294 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Higher Education, Rail, Tourism

... This RFQ includes the new Aloha Stadium complemented by a mix of developments that will connect to the rail station ....  

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Wednesday, December 9, 2020
Ethics Board: Harry Kim Violated 'Fair Treatment' Rules by Letting Telescope Protesters Violate Laws
By Andrew Walden @ 10:54 PM :: 3864 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education

... Will an Hawaii County Board of Ethics decision help Hawaii County's new mayor chart a new course for law enforcement at the Mauna Kea telescope protest site? ....

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Tuesday, December 8, 2020
UH law dean joins panel discussing civil liberties during COVID-19
By News Release @ 6:07 PM :: 2925 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education, COVID-19

...Thursday, December 10, from noon to 1:30 p.m. (HST) via Zoom....

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Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Kai Kahele vows to oppose BDS, fight anti-Semitism
By Selected News Articles @ 6:02 PM :: 3998 Views :: Congressional Delegation, First Amendment, Higher Education

...“Israel is a very strong partner” and the “best example of democracy and the American values that we have in the Middle East” ....

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Tuesday, November 24, 2020
Hawaii Not Very Inventive: 68% of all Patents Filed by one person
By Selected News Articles @ 2:23 PM :: 3045 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...only 7 Hawaii-based patents awarded in 2019....

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Saturday, November 21, 2020
COVID: UH, OHA head different NHPI projects
By News Release @ 3:42 PM :: 3290 Views :: Higher Education, OHA, COVID-19

...OHA touts NHPI Collective -- but completely different group gets funding from NIH, announced by UH JABSOM and Schatz’ office....

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