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Saturday, October 23, 2021
BLNR to Rule on Whether UH Missed Deadline to Break Ground on TMT
By News Release @ 1:11 PM :: 71 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

... BLNR will rule on a petition for declaratory orders from parties from the 2016-17 Thirty-Meter Telescope permit contested case ....

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Sunday, October 17, 2021
Enrollment across UH system increases for first time in 10 years
By News Release @ 3:57 PM :: 269 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

... The fall 2021 systemwide headcount credit enrollment of 49,773 students is a 0.4% increase compared to fall 2020 ....

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Monday, October 11, 2021
COVID-19 vaccination required of all UH employees in 2022
By News Release @ 9:49 PM :: 381 Views :: Higher Education, COVID-19

... all UH employees, including those who are teleworking, will be required to be fully vaccinated ....

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Saturday, October 9, 2021
COVID Spy News: Lumisight App Required to Attend UH Athletic Events
By News Release @ 1:17 AM :: 608 Views :: Higher Education, COVID-19

... Everyone attending UH home athletic events will need to comply with UH’s COVID-19 vaccination policy. This includes uploading proof of vaccination to the UH LumiSight app, receiving approval (may take up to 24 hours), passing the daily health check-in on the app and showing the green “You may report to campus” status with the current date to be allowed into the stadium on gameday ....

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Friday, October 8, 2021
VIDEO: UH Virtual Forum on Maunakea Master Plan
By Video @ 8:44 PM :: 399 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

... About 55 questions were submitted and answered during the two hour livestream hosted by Marisa Yamane ....

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Wednesday, October 6, 2021
Higher UH student vaccination rates have positive effects on Oʻahu
By News Release @ 6:28 AM :: 486 Views :: Higher Education, COVID-19

... COVID cases reduced by 3,000 on Oahu ....

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Sunday, September 12, 2021
Public input requested for new Maunakea Master Plan
By News Release @ 7:48 PM :: 836 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

... the draft is going to the UH Board of Regents for review and possibly further changes before final approval, which is expected in early 2022 ....

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Sunday, September 5, 2021
​Manoa Rep Dale Kobayashi Speaks at Antivaxxer Rallies
By Andrew Walden @ 7:32 PM :: 6155 Views :: Democratic Party, Higher Education, COVID-19

... Now that the cat is out of the bag, will voters in Manoa reelect their antivaxxer Rep in 2022? ....

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Thursday, September 2, 2021
Must Upload COVID Database to Enter UH Campus
By News Release @ 1:17 AM :: 842 Views :: Higher Education, COVID-19

... Unvaccinated UH students and employees are required to upload proof of a negative COVID-19 test to the LumiSight UH app to be on a UH campus or property during the fall 2021 semester ....

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Saturday, August 28, 2021
Hawaiʻi graduates among nation's best on student debt
By News Release @ 5:38 PM :: 839 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education, Cost of Living

... Hawaiʻi college graduates are among the least likely to leave school with debt. And for those who do graduate with debt, they owe among the least in the country ....

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Monday, August 23, 2021
No Land for TMT on La Palma: Spanish Court Revokes Telescope License (again)
By News Release @ 5:19 PM :: 2075 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

... a judge of the High Court of Justice of the Canary Islands has revoked the concession of public forest land to the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC) for the construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) ....

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Wednesday, August 18, 2021
UH Students over 90% Vaxxed
By News Release @ 11:57 PM :: 903 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education, COVID-19

... More than 90% of students attending the 10 campuses of the University of Hawaiʻi have been vaccinated for the COVID-19 virus or plan to be ....

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Wednesday, August 18, 2021
UH extramural funding hauls in a near-record $485.5M in FY2021
By News Release @ 11:47 PM :: 817 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

... just $3.1 million shy of UH’s best extramural funding year total of $488.6 million in FY2011 .... 

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Monday, August 16, 2021
UH Community Colleges named best system in U.S.
By News Release @ 10:18 PM :: 1014 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

... The study ranked the schools and their systems through cost and financing, educational outcomes and career outcomes ....

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Thursday, August 12, 2021
Full Text: Proposed UH Policy Regarding COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination and Testing
By News Release @ 3:44 AM :: 858 Views :: Higher Education, Labor, COVID-19

... scheduled to take effect on August 23, 2021, the first day of the 2021 fall semester ....

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Wednesday, August 4, 2021
Mauna Kea Working Group Creates Webpage, Working on Report to the Legislature
By News Release @ 11:46 PM :: 985 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

... MKWG is to present recommendations for a new governance and management structure for Mauna Kea to the Legislature by December 31, 2021 ....

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Wednesday, August 4, 2021
UHPA Political Action Fund Objection
By News Release @ 12:48 AM :: 971 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education, Labor

... Our policy allows Active members of UHPA to object to the $5.00 per month allocation to the Political Action Fund ....

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Monday, August 2, 2021
UHPA: Vaccine Mandates Subject to Collective Bargaining
By News Release @ 9:45 PM :: 1710 Views :: Higher Education, COVID-19

“The previously announced requirement that all employees return to campus August 3 is rescinded and the COVID-19 Telework leave option will remain in place.”

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Monday, August 2, 2021
Hawai‘i Promise helps hundreds with financial hurdles
By News Release @ 7:15 PM :: 799 Views :: Higher Education

... Almost 2,000 recipients, the most ever, received Hawai‘i Promise scholarship aid from the University of Hawai‘i’s seven community colleges for the 2020-21 academic year ....

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Thursday, July 29, 2021
UH Med School to Transfer 100 Employees to Queen's Hospital
By News Release @ 6:24 AM :: 955 Views :: Health Care, Higher Education

... A key component of this affiliation agreement is the creation of a combined physician group to be named The Queen’s University Medical Group (QUMG). ...

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Tuesday, July 20, 2021
Trumpster Anti-Vaxxers Target BYUH
By News Release @ 5:40 PM :: 2881 Views :: Higher Education, COVID-19

... Within 2 days of receiving this response from BYUH, Sandor's case was being highlighted on TPUSA.  Five days after that she was on the Hannity Show ....

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Thursday, July 15, 2021
No Vaccination Mandate for UH System
By News Release @ 10:42 PM :: 1150 Views :: Higher Education, COVID-19

... More than 92% of University of Hawaiʻi students and 95% of UH employees of the 10-campus system have been vaccinated for the COVID-19 virus or plan to be, according to surveys administered in late June ....

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Friday, July 2, 2021
UHPA Cheers Ige 'Intent to Veto'
By News Release @ 8:19 PM :: 1159 Views :: Higher Education, Labor

... The two bills are SB589 SD2 HD2 CD1 – Relating to the University of Hawaii and HB1296 HD1 SD2 CD1 – Relating to State Funds ....

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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 :: 1299 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 :: 2106 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 :: 909 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 :: 1327 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 :: 946 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 :: 2279 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 :: 849 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 :: 1055 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 :: 1473 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 :: 2052 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 :: 932 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 :: 2569 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 :: 966 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 :: 1623 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 :: 998 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 :: 1697 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 :: 1148 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 :: 1063 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 :: 1671 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 :: 1474 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 :: 2444 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 :: 1272 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 :: 1499 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 :: 2795 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 :: 1105 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 :: 1205 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 :: 1330 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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