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Sunday, April 18, 2021
​Simon Shares Vision for Future as Astronomy Institute Director
By News Release @ 3:12 AM :: 1346 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 :: 1632 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 :: 3006 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 :: 1181 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 :: 1307 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 :: 1442 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 :: 1247 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 :: 1982 Views :: 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 :: 1713 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 :: 1348 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 :: 1735 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 :: 1491 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 :: 2779 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 :: 2356 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 :: 1884 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 :: 1725 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 :: 1995 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 :: 1803 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 :: 2008 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 :: 1432 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 :: 1778 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 :: 1408 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 :: 1851 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 :: 2396 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 :: 2024 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 :: 1554 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 :: 2023 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 :: 1773 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 :: 1719 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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Friday, November 20, 2020
UH to Continue Online for Spring Semester
By News Release @ 4:52 PM :: 1240 Views :: Higher Education, COVID-19

...Especially with recent news of successes in COVID-19 vaccine development, I think we are all looking forward to better times ahead in 2021....

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Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Mauna Kea: Is it an ethics violation if Mayor Harry Kim’s politically favored ‘protesters’ are allowed to break the law with impunity?
By Andrew Walden @ 12:24 AM :: 3032 Views :: Hawaii County , Ethics, Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA, Police

...Harry Kim won’t be mayor much longer....  

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Saturday, November 7, 2020
DBEDT: International Students Contribute $381M to Economy in 2019
By News Release @ 9:48 PM :: 1556 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

... $381.2 million in economic output generated, including direct, indirect, and induced effects ....

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Thursday, October 22, 2020
UH Manoa ranked 378th by U.S. News and World Report
By News Release @ 6:05 AM :: 1477 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...UH Manoa is ahead of the University of Oklahoma (No. 414), California State University, Fresno (No. 494)....

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Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Convicted Palestinian Hijacker Set to Speak at UH Manoa--Unless Zoom Blocks her (again)
By News Release @ 11:29 PM :: 2114 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education

... her terrorism convictions in connection with the 1969 hijacking of TWA Flight 840 and the 1970 hijacking of El Al Flight 219 ....

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Monday, October 19, 2020
OHA Races: If you saying NO AUDIT, you are supporting the demise of our future generations
By Selected News Articles @ 10:17 PM :: 1984 Views :: Ethics, Higher Education, OHA

... Because OHA get plans for Mauna Kea .... 

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Saturday, October 17, 2020
Nobel Prize Winner Talks About TMT Challenges 
By News Release @ 10:43 PM :: 2429 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

... “Having two disparate points of view is ultimately the way of finding a more creative solution. What I hope ultimately is having a better collaboration between the scientific community and the native Hawaiians will help us arrive at a solution that's right for all of humanity.” ....

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Friday, October 16, 2020
UH News: University Enrollment Up--Community College Enrollment Down
By News Release @ 4:46 AM :: 1431 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...UH‘s four year universities are up 1.9% and the UH community colleges are down 3.2%....

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Friday, October 16, 2020
Regents appoint Maunakea Planning Task Group
By News Release @ 4:40 AM :: 2361 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

... The group will make recommendations to the board ....

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Wednesday, October 14, 2020
UH Manoa student loan defaults among lowest in the nation
By News Release @ 8:19 PM :: 1314 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

... UH Manoa’s default rate was 3.3% compared to 9.7% nationally ....

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Tuesday, October 13, 2020
TMT: A Message from Aloha Aina Party Cofounder Pua Ishibashi
By News Release @ 8:42 PM :: 1764 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

"... With all that is needed in the Lahui we should not IMO simplify a candidate's worth for our Lahui based on his/her stance on a single issue ...."

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Sunday, October 11, 2020
Call for nominations for UH Board of Regents
By News Release @ 6:25 PM :: 1220 Views :: Higher Education

...accepting applications for three seats on the Board of Regents....

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Sunday, October 11, 2020
Academic Leadership
By Tom Yamachika @ 6:00 AM :: 2096 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Higher Education, Labor, COVID-19

...an example of leadership in the face of the COVID-19 crisis....

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Thursday, October 8, 2020
Hilo native wins coveted Nobel Prize for gene editing tool
By News Release @ 12:00 PM :: 1337 Views :: Higher Education, GMOs

... A world-renowned biochemist who connects part of her early fascination with science to time spent in a University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo biology lab captured the prestigious Nobel Prize in Chemistry ....

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Saturday, September 26, 2020
Upgrade your job skills: State Offers Free Online Courses
By News Release @ 2:00 PM :: 1483 Views :: Higher Education

...users can take their pick from more than 3,000 courses and certifications from top universities and organizations....

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Saturday, September 26, 2020
UH: Corporate Lives Matter
By News Release @ 2:59 AM :: 1957 Views :: Higher Education

...Donald J Trump is practicing white identity politics.  We are just like him--but with different identities and more money....

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Saturday, September 26, 2020
Telescope Backs Waiakea HS STEM Program
By News Release @ 12:22 AM :: 2233 Views :: Hawaii County , Education K-12, Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...With only a few working computers left, it was time to reach out for help.... 

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Saturday, September 26, 2020
Mauna Kea Comprehensive Management Plan -- Community Meetings Set
By News Release @ 12:09 AM :: 1440 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

...We have scheduled three virtual community meetings on the Independent Evaluation of UH’s Implementation of the Mauna Kea CMP....

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Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Chinese Agent Awarded 'Inouye Chair' at UH Manoa
By Heritage Foundation @ 7:20 PM :: 4829 Views :: Higher Education

“...Black Futures Lab is a fiscally sponsored project of the Chinese Progressive Association....”

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Friday, September 11, 2020
UH 'cuts will be significantly larger than Great Recession'
By News Release @ 11:30 PM :: 1661 Views :: Higher Education, COVID-19

"...we should expect that the impact to the State economy as a result of the pandemic will persist for at least 5 years...."

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Wednesday, September 9, 2020
Thought Control: UH Manoa 'Truth' Commission gets National Spotlight
By News Release @ 5:23 PM :: 1857 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education

...we...have to have plans for healing and creating transformed futures; futures without (those we deem to be racist) ....

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