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Thursday, March 14, 2019
UH Legislative Update
By Selected News Articles @ 3:39 PM :: 2592 Views :: Higher Education

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

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Saturday, March 9, 2019
While Collecting Honorifics from Chinese Communists, UH Manoa Also Gets Spyware
By Selected News Articles @ 3:09 PM :: 5505 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education, Military

...UH Manoa #1 in Eyes of Chinese Communists....

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Tuesday, March 5, 2019
South Dakota law school: Hawaiian Day is offensive. Hawaii state rep: No it's not.
By Selected News Articles @ 11:16 PM :: 5536 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education

...The school said that the name could be interpreted as culturally insensitive....

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Saturday, March 2, 2019
Leis Banned in South Dakota
By Rep Bob McDermott @ 5:46 PM :: 5274 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education

...University of South Dakota law students change party theme after 'Hawaiian Day' deemed 'culturally insensitive'....

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Friday, February 22, 2019
UH: Tuition Hikes Set for Next Year After Regents Reject Freeze
By News Release @ 7:33 PM :: 6617 Views :: Higher Education, Cost of Living

...The tuition schedule for the 2019–20 academic year at the University of Hawaiʻi’s 10 campuses will remain as previously approved ....

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Friday, February 22, 2019
"Everyone" cannot afford another GET surcharge
By Grassroot Institute @ 2:07 PM :: 5005 Views :: Education K-12, Higher Education, Taxes

...Senate Bill 1474 proposes levying a 0.5 percent surcharge on the general excise and use tax in order to provide a “dedicated funding source” for the DOE and the University of Hawaii....

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Monday, February 11, 2019
Janus: UH Employee Sues HGEA
By News Release @ 2:39 PM :: 6503 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education, Labor

...The University and HGEA refuse to allow her to resign union membership....

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Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Up 30%--Hawaii Second-Highest Per Capita Expenses for Higher Education
By Selected News Articles @ 1:14 AM :: 4098 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...Over the past five years, Hawaii's cumulative increase in higher education funding is more than 30%....

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Friday, February 1, 2019
The Inequality of the Equality Act: Concerns from the Left
By Heritage Foundation @ 9:36 PM :: 7139 Views :: Education K-12, Family, First Amendment, Higher Education

...The proposed Equality Act would add “gender identity” to the Civil Rights Act of 1964....

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Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Economic Impact of Immigration by State
By Selected News Articles @ 12:32 PM :: 4082 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education, Small Business

...Hawaii Ranks 15th....

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Sunday, January 20, 2019
Lesson for UH and DoE--How P3 Can Eliminate Deferred Maintenance
By News Release @ 8:14 PM :: 4924 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii State Government, Higher Education

...Public agencies tend to delay or not perform preventive and predictive maintenance. Lack of preventive maintenance of assets of any type leads to deterioration that only accelerates as the maintenance is put off....

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Math Goes PC: First-in-the-world UH ethnomathematics program approved by Hawaiʻi Teacher Standards Board
By News Release @ 8:44 PM :: 3220 Views :: Higher Education

...Ethnomathematics participants gather algae around Coconut Island....

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Hawaii Student Loan Debt Doubles in Decade
By Selected News Articles @ 2:14 AM :: 3563 Views :: Higher Education, Cost of Living

...Hawaii residents now owe $4.1B in student loans, up from $2B in 2008....

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Ige Appoints Three to Board of Regents
By News Release @ 1:55 AM :: 2489 Views :: Higher Education

...Robert Frank Westerman (Kauaʻi County), Alapaki Nahale-a (Hawaiʻi County) and Kelli K.K. Acopan (Student Regent)....

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Irwin to be UH Hilo Chancellor?
By News Release @ 1:47 AM :: 2817 Views :: Higher Education

...Irwin is currently the California State University (CSU) Monterey Bay provost and vice president for academic affairs....

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Thursday, December 20, 2018
UH Budget request breakdown for 2019 Legislature
By News Release @ 2:29 PM :: 3214 Views :: Higher Education

...Regents approved a biennium operating budget request which was submitted to the governor and the Legislature....

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Thursday, December 20, 2018
Internal audit of UH managed Maunakea lands finds no irregularities
By News Release @ 2:08 PM :: 6056 Views :: Hawaii County , Ethics, Higher Education, OHA

...UH Office of Internal Audit evaluates university funds, lease payments and external funds received in support of stewardship, management, education and other activities related to Maunakea....

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Monday, December 3, 2018
UH: Record-setting Native Hawaiian, Filipino and overall 4-year UH Mānoa graduation rates
By News Release @ 2:44 PM :: 3600 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...From 2010 to 2018, the four-year graduation rates for first-time freshmen increased from 10.3% to 32.3% for Native Hawaiian students, and from 13.8% to 37.7% for Filipino students....

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Wednesday, November 28, 2018
DBEDT: International Students Contribute $498M to Economy
By News Release @ 4:35 PM :: 4812 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...direct spending by foreign students in Hawaii was $241.5 million for the calendar year 2017.  This estimate includes the total living expenses and institutional tuition and fees....

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Monday, November 26, 2018
Professor Thinks Banning These Words Would Fix Free Speech on College Campuses
By Heritage Foundation @ 11:58 PM :: 4724 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education

...“Remind students that one of the central missions of the university, which justifies its existence, is to get at the truth.”....

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Thursday, November 22, 2018
UH: Convicted Felon Paid to Get Other Convicts Released
By News Release @ 2:30 AM :: 8403 Views :: Higher Education, Judiciary, Law Enforcement

...Why would any court trust 'exculpatory' evidence submitted by a convicted felon?....

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Saturday, November 10, 2018
Hawaii Supreme Court Affirms TMT Permit 4-1
By News Release @ 1:46 AM :: 9423 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...TMT will move forward with fulfilling the numerous conditions and requirements of the state CDUP prior to the start of any construction....

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Saturday, November 3, 2018
UH Manoa Reorganization Would Create Fat Juicy Administrative Positions
By News Release @ 6:35 PM :: 3432 Views :: Higher Education

...a 'provost' and four 'vice-provosts'.....

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Wednesday, October 31, 2018
UH: After Pittsburgh Attack We Must Focus on Trannies
By News Release @ 2:14 AM :: 4257 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education

...we are perfectly positioned to develop and model the behaviors we hope to see in our society-at-large....those who feel threatened should reach out for help from an appropriate campus office....

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Monday, October 29, 2018
UH: Bitcoin Causes Global Warming
By News Release @ 3:04 PM :: 4205 Views :: Environment, Higher Education

...it alone could produce enough emissions to raise global temperatures by 2°C as soon as 2033....

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Thursday, October 25, 2018
Finalists named for UH Hilo chancellor
By News Release @ 3:54 PM :: 2961 Views :: Higher Education

...The UH Hilo campus and the Hawaiʻi Island community is invited to meet the finalists on the following dates....

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Saturday, October 13, 2018
Regents to consider revisions to proposed Maunakea administrative rules after public hearings
By News Release @ 2:30 AM :: 4982 Views :: Hawaii County , Higher Education, OHA

...regents will consider this request at their October 18 monthly meeting on the UH Mānoa campus....

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Friday, October 12, 2018
VIDEO: Mazie Hirono Covers Up Sexist Harassment at UH
By Video @ 10:51 PM :: 14208 Views :: Ethics, Congressional Delegation, Hawaii History, Higher Education

...Reid said that she personally brought information about the harassment to Hirono....

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Thursday, October 11, 2018
Call for Nominations for UH Board of Regents
By News Release @ 1:16 AM :: 3018 Views :: Higher Education

...recruitment process for three (3) City and County of Honolulu seats on the Board of Regents. All seats are for five-year terms to begin July 1, 2019....

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Thursday, October 4, 2018
The Grievance Studies Scandal Isn’t Just A Problem For Academia
By Selected News Articles @ 8:41 PM :: 4469 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education

...Another journal, specializing in “feminist geography,” published a paper online in May about how dog parks are “petri dishes for canine ‘rape culture.’”....

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Thursday, October 4, 2018
UH Glyphosate Study Debunked--Bee Death Story Is Bee-S
By Selected News Articles @ 7:58 PM :: 5518 Views :: Environment, Agriculture, Higher Education

...New glyphosate study suggesting danger to honeybee microbiota is detailed, sophisticated—and wrong....

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Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Guam case that echoes Rice v. Cayetano to be argued before Ninth Circuit at UH law school
By News Release @ 1:47 AM :: 6866 Views :: Akaka Bill, National News, Higher Education, OHA

...Arnold Davis sued for the right to register to vote in a future plebiscite, maintaining that Guam’s Decolonization Registry Law unlawfully discriminates by allowing only “native inhabitants of Guam” to be eligible for the vote....

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Thursday, September 27, 2018
UH System Enrollment Down 1.2%
By News Release @ 6:25 PM :: 3586 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...It is the smallest overall decrease in the six years following the great recession....

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Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Former UH Manoa Anti-Trump Protester-- "Why I Left the Left"
By Video @ 12:54 PM :: 6045 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education

...Former left-wing activist, explains why she left the 'left-wing' crowd she previously identified herself with and what were the main differences she learned about herself through the journey....

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Thursday, September 20, 2018
Hawaii Student Debt Averages $25,125
By News Release @ 5:54 PM :: 3627 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...according to a report released today by The Institute for College Access & Success....

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Thursday, September 20, 2018
Auditor: RCUH Goes 11 for 11
By Hawaii State Auditor @ 12:07 PM :: 3833 Views :: Ethics, Higher Education

...We found that RCUH has implemented all eleven recommendations....

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Thursday, September 20, 2018
UH Manoa Socialists Threaten to Throw Poop
By Shirlene Ostrov @ 12:45 AM :: 12027 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education, Republican Party

...attended by about 200 people. The Republican Party promoted the event as a chance to hear diverse ideas “at a time of increased campus censorship by snowflakes with their safe spaces.”....

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Saturday, September 15, 2018
UH campuses climb in U.S. News and World Report ranking
By News Release @ 5:06 AM :: 3612 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...UH West Oʻahu climbed two spots to number 5 in Top Public Colleges West....

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Tuesday, September 4, 2018
All UH campuses make top 10 most diverse lists
By News Release @ 3:48 AM :: 3425 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...according to The Chronicle of Higher Education’s 2018 Almanac diversity rankings....

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Saturday, September 1, 2018
Arizona ruling shows Hawaii ballot question vulnerable
By Grassroot Institute @ 4:47 PM :: 3891 Views :: Higher Education, Taxes

...An "education tax" proposal similar to Hawaii's was held back from voters for being vague....

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Wednesday, August 29, 2018
UH Manoa Pushing to Double Parking Rates--Uses Biki as Excuse
By News Release @ 2:08 AM :: 4745 Views :: Higher Education, Cost of Living

...The administration plans to take the rate increase to the UH Board of Regents (BOR) as soon as it can be scheduled....

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Wednesday, August 22, 2018
UH Tourism Logic: Too Many Visitors to Mauna Kea so We Close the Office on Sundays
By News Release @ 1:20 AM :: 4735 Views :: Hawaii County , Higher Education

...The VIS has seen a significant increase in visitors since the May closure of Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park due to the volcanic eruption.  The unexpected increase has placed a strain on resources....

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Monday, August 20, 2018
Hawaii Community Colleges: How Does Your School Rank?
By News Release @ 12:27 PM :: 4259 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...Kauai Community College ranks highest in Hawaii....

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Sunday, August 19, 2018
Maunakea Administrative Rules Public Meetings
By News Release @ 7:50 PM :: 5618 Views :: Hawaii County , Higher Education, OHA

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

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Thursday, August 9, 2018
Telescope: Cultural Property Ownership Gets You Only One Proceeding
By Robert Thomas @ 5:14 AM :: 5722 Views :: Hawaii County , Higher Education, Judiciary

...The court held that Mr. Flores -- a native Hawaiian who claims a cultural interest in the mountaintop -- owned "property," but that he had the opportunity to protect that interest in a a parallel administrative proceeding, and didn't need another one....

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Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Full Text: State Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Telescope
By Andrew Walden @ 9:12 PM :: 6319 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...The court’s decision overrules a December 2016 decision by Third Circuit Judge Greg Nakamura that the state Board of Land and Natural Resources should have held a hearing for the 2014 sublease agreement for the six acres of land atop Mauna Kea for use by TMT....

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Tuesday, August 7, 2018
UH: Early College is a growing success
By News Release @ 4:08 PM :: 2853 Views :: Higher Education

...Early College has proven to be a highly effective strategy to get more students into and through college....

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Thursday, July 26, 2018
HPU Anti-Divestment Vote: Victory over 'Outrage Culture'
By Selected News Articles @ 2:56 PM :: 4003 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education

...“I believe that with our generation, the millennial generation, anger and outrage is seen and displayed as the side of truth.”....

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Tuesday, July 3, 2018
UH Cancer Center Keeps National Cancer Institute designation
By News Release @ 5:38 PM :: 3864 Views :: Health Care, Higher Education

...Of more than 1,000 cancer centers across the country, the UH Cancer Center is one of only 70 NCI-Designated Cancer Centers in the nation....

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Tuesday, June 19, 2018
UH Updates BoR on Maunakea Stewardship Before Supreme Court Hearing
By News Release @ 12:57 PM :: 5313 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...The university is proceeding with the administrative rules process for public and commercial activities on Maunakea....

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