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Tuesday, November 15, 2016
University of Hawaii: Report Trump Voters to Campus Police
By News Release @ 12:59 PM :: 4664 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education

...(You will be arrested on Trumped-up charges.)....

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Monday, November 14, 2016
U Texas signs agreement with Japan to collaborate on TMT
By News Release @ 6:06 PM :: 3896 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...“He said it will likely be located in Hawaii or the Canary Islands.’....

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Friday, November 04, 2016
UH Seeks Believers to Photograph King Tides for Sea Level Rise Propaganda
By News Release @ 10:47 PM :: 2875 Views :: Environment, Higher Education

...Community members will be trained to act as citizen scientists to 'Snap the Shore, See the Future'....

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Monday, October 31, 2016
Announcement: When Thirty Meter Telescope Gives up on Hawaii, it will go to Canary Islands
By News Release @ 4:33 PM :: 4465 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

The TMT International Observatory Board of Governors met last week to discuss the progress of TMT in Hawaii and to consider potential alternate sites....

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Friday, October 28, 2016
Two Finalists named for UH Manoa chancellor
By News Release @ 4:44 PM :: 2344 Views :: Higher Education

The finalists will be participating in a final round of interviews on the Mānoa campus, November 14 and 15 and November 21 and 22, respectively....

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Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Fewer DoE Students Require Remedial Instruction in College
By News Release @ 11:10 PM :: 3034 Views :: Education K-12, Higher Education

...remediation rates (retaking high-school-level coursework) among students attending the University of Hawaii System are down 8 points in math and 6 points in English in three years....

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Thursday, October 20, 2016
Professor Used UH Email System to Harass Rival
By Selected News Articles @ 8:24 PM :: 6479 Views :: Ethics, Higher Education, GMOs

...the writer described the location of where the Professor’s wife liked to bike, terrorizing her enough to become afraid of staying home alone. They even went to Craigslist....

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Friday, October 07, 2016
Victory: Hawaii Supreme Court Approves Haleakala Solar Telescope
By News Release @ 3:01 AM :: 4929 Views :: Maui County, Environment, Higher Education, Land Use, OHA

By a 3-2 majority the court affirmed the state land board’s decision in 2012 to grant a permit to build the Telescope....

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Wednesday, October 05, 2016
Draft rules for Maunakea lands moving towards formal public hearing process
By News Release @ 1:11 AM :: 3080 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

The community is strongly encouraged to participate in the public hearing process....

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Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Getting out of Gridlock: Should UH Start Later?
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 12:20 PM :: 2311 Views :: Honolulu County, Higher Education

...if UH started school at 9 a.m. instead of 7:30, 5,000 cars could be eliminated from the morning rush....

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Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Wakai and Belatti named UH Manoa 2016 Legislators in Residence
By News Release @ 10:27 PM :: 2435 Views :: Higher Education

...LIR is designed to provide opportunities for dialogue and collaboration between policymakers and the academic community....

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Sunday, September 25, 2016
UH Manoa Celebrates Day Muslims Tricked Hawaii Legislature into Honoring Islam on September 11th
By Andrew Walden @ 10:20 PM :: 3832 Views :: Higher Education, Religion

In 2009, Muslims tricked the Hawaii Legislature into celebrating 'Islam Day' on September 24--which is September 11 in the old Julian calendar.  Seven years later, UH Manoa professors are still feeling the thrill ....

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Thursday, September 22, 2016
Dishonesty is Unsustainable
By Joni Kamiya @ 3:20 AM :: 3951 Views :: Higher Education, GMOs

...there is hope....

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Wednesday, September 14, 2016
More Tuition Hikes Coming? UH Campuses Still Below Average Cost
By News Release @ 6:16 PM :: 2177 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...cost after financial aid....

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Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Hawaii Student Loan Debt Ranked by College
By News Release @ 12:11 PM :: 2616 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

Hawaii Average Student Debt Per Borrower: $23,574 -- 44th in USA....

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Sunday, September 11, 2016
Ethics? UH Dean Endorses American Samoa Congressional Candidate on UH Letterhead
By Andrew Walden @ 11:01 PM :: 4607 Views :: Democratic Party, Ethics, Higher Education, Politicians
“Hawaii Revised Statutes section 84-13, the 'Fair Treatment' section of the State Ethics Code, prohibits the use of state resources for political campaign purposes.”
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Tuesday, September 06, 2016
Nominations Open: Four Seats UH Board of Regents
By News Release @ 11:09 PM :: 2394 Views :: Higher Education

Nominations are now being accepted for a Hawai‘i County seat (for immediate appointment due to the resignation of Regent Barry Mizuno) and for one (1) At Large seat; one (1) City and County of Honolulu seat; and one (1)  Kaua‘i County seat for five-year terms, beginning July 1, 2017....

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Friday, September 02, 2016
UHWO Chancellor Candidates follow Usual Pattern
By News Release @ 8:42 PM :: 2787 Views :: Higher Education

... the Eco, the Outsider, and the Old Boy.  Which faction will gain ascendancy?  There's a Golden Parachute in it for the winner ....

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Monday, August 29, 2016
Hawaii Public College Tuition Up 136% More than Average Household Income
By Selected News Articles @ 11:09 PM :: 2365 Views :: Higher Education

Public colleges play a special role in making higher education affordable, but in recent years, soaring tuition is pushing that dream out of reach....

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Saturday, August 27, 2016
E-W Center Names New President
By News Release @ 12:23 AM :: 2055 Views :: Higher Education

The appointment of Dr. Vuylsteke concludes a year-long search involving several hundred potential candidates....

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Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Calling All Cronies: UH Has $50K to Give You
By News Release @ 6:53 PM :: 3166 Views :: Higher Education, Tax Credits

Do you have acting skills? Can you pretend to be a Tech Entrepreneur?  UH has some money to give you....

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Thursday, August 18, 2016
Regents approve Lassner as UH Manoa interim chancellor
By News Release @ 11:58 PM :: 2066 Views :: Higher Education

The search for the next UH Mānoa chancellor began after Lassner fired Apple to satisfy Carbone--who then quit ....

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Friday, August 12, 2016
Two Years After Ousting Apple, Lassner forced to Appoint Himself UH Manoa Chancellor
By News Release @ 3:47 AM :: 3016 Views :: Higher Education

Flashback 2014:  Did Attack on Carbone's $300K 'Assistant' Precipitate Removal of UHM Chancellor?

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Thursday, August 11, 2016
India Parliament: War-Torn Kashmir is Approved as Site for Thirty Meter Telescope
By Selected News Articles @ 5:30 PM :: 4384 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

Indian scientists leading this project, led by the Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bengaluru, visited the region and have completed measurements of Atmospheric turbulence....

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Thursday, August 11, 2016
UH community colleges most affordable in the nation
By News Release @ 4:52 AM :: 2041 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...but don't worry, UH Administrators are doing everything they can to change this....

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Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Attorney: OHA Chair Secretly Supports Telescope
By Video @ 5:40 PM :: 3148 Views :: Hawaii County , Higher Education, OHA

Attorney Claims OHA Trustee Robert Lindsey Supports Building The Thirty Meter Telescope Atop Mauna Kea....

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Friday, August 05, 2016
UH Law Prof: White Milk is Racist Food Oppression
By Selected News Articles @ 10:18 PM :: 3093 Views :: Agriculture, Higher Education

...“food oppression is a difficult concept for many to embrace because of the powerful rhetoric regarding personal choice that is endemic in the United States”....

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Thursday, August 04, 2016
Latest Poll on Hawaii Island Shows 2-1 Margin in Support for TMT Construction
By News Release @ 2:15 PM :: 3224 Views :: Hawaii County , Higher Education, OHA

...support for TMT’s construction is split among Hawaiians/part Hawaiians on Hawaii Island, with 46 percent of those polled in support of the project and 45 percent opposed....

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Saturday, July 23, 2016
UH Law Grads Average $55K Debt
By News Release @ 10:55 PM :: 1854 Views :: Higher Education

Average debt for 2015 UH Law School graduates who took out loans to pay for their legal education was $54,988....

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Friday, July 22, 2016
Golden Parachutes are Expensive -- Massive tuition increases approved by UH regents
By News Release @ 3:38 AM :: 1735 Views :: Higher Education

UH leadership claimed that the money raised through the increase will only be used for projects that modernize student spaces, classrooms and laboratories....

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Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Report: $10K ‘Affordability Gap’ for Hawaii College Students
By News Release @ 3:10 PM :: 2316 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education, Cost of Living

Between low wages and high net prices, no state can claim that the average four-year college is affordable for low-income students....

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Friday, July 08, 2016
Leaving Hawaii: Decision on New Site for Thirty Meter Telescope set for ‘Early 2017’
By Selected News Articles @ 5:27 PM :: 4460 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

New locations that are being considered include Baja California in Mexico, the Canary Islands and Chile, as well as locations in India and China....

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Thursday, July 07, 2016
Report on UH lab explosion reveals deep, systemic safety failures
By Selected News Articles @ 5:38 PM :: 1937 Views :: Higher Education
“Serious deficiencies in the institution’s approach to laboratory safety, [especially the] lack of a culture of safety.”
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Thursday, July 07, 2016
HB2772: UH Rape Policy Now Written into State Law
By News Release @ 5:28 PM :: 2221 Views :: Higher Education, Law Enforcement

In April, UH expanded is sexual harassment policies with a new Executive Policy on Consensual Relationships....

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Friday, July 01, 2016
Hawaii Supreme Court Clarifies Appeals Clock
By Robert Thomas @ 4:47 PM :: 2771 Views :: Higher Education, Judiciary

...the Hawaii Supreme Court clarified a point of appellate procedure that has been unnecessarily vague -- and therefore dangerous -- for a while....

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Friday, June 24, 2016
Oppression of Education
By Joni Kamiya @ 1:54 AM :: 4241 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA, GMOs

...it’s clear who the real oppressors are....

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Thursday, June 16, 2016
UH launches whistleblower hotline
By News Release @ 5:24 AM :: 2468 Views :: Ethics, Higher Education

...to confidentially report violations of laws, rules, regulations and UH policies....

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Friday, June 10, 2016
Office of Maunakea Management: 16 Years of Stewardship
By News Release @ 8:31 PM :: 3040 Views :: Environment, Higher Education, OHA

Recent news making events have detracted from the great strides in the management of Maunakea....

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Saturday, June 04, 2016
Telescope: Nobody can remove all fears of reversal
By Robert Thomas @ 7:39 PM :: 4500 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...the late request by the University to remove Judge Amano ... out of a fear that retaining her might be overturned on appeal, invites the Board to subvert its own independent judgment....

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Saturday, June 04, 2016
Hawaii Taxpayer-Funded Hi Tech Future: Cookies? Chopsticks?
By News Release @ 6:21 PM :: 2622 Views :: Higher Education, Tax Credits

"specialty crafted gourmet cookies made on Maui"

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Friday, June 03, 2016
Telescope: BLNR Sticks With Judge Amano
By News Release @ 8:36 PM :: 4250 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA
...the Board unanimously denied a motion to disqualify retired Hilo judge Riki May Amano as the hearing officer in the case....
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Tuesday, May 31, 2016
To Satisfy Protesters, UH Begins Decommissioning Three Perfectly Good Telescopes
By News Release @ 5:18 PM :: 3644 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

... UH time has consistently been oversubscribed on all observatories ....

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Saturday, May 28, 2016
Regents to Vote on New UH Cancer Center Director
By News Release @ 3:53 AM :: 2284 Views :: Health Care, Higher Education

“He can be instrumental in our efforts to keep the UH Cancer Center NCI-designated"

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Saturday, May 21, 2016
PUEO Hawaiians Support Telescope
By News Release @ 2:13 PM :: 4143 Views :: Hawaii County , Higher Education, OHA

...to dispel the myth that all Native Hawaiians oppose the project....

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Sunday, May 15, 2016
Telescope to Avoid "Death By A Thousand Days?"
By Robert Thomas @ 3:42 PM :: 4069 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education, Judiciary, OHA

"Why not just send it straight to the justices, if they are going to decide it eventually?”

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Thursday, May 12, 2016
Act 48: Enviro Disputes Go Directly to Supreme Court
By News Release @ 4:46 PM :: 3201 Views :: Environment, Higher Education, Judiciary, OHA

...contested case hearings before the commissions on Water Resource Management, Land Use, Public Utilities, the Hawai‘i Community Development Authority and cases involving conservation districts, to be directly appealed to the Hawai‘i Supreme Court....

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Tuesday, May 10, 2016
BYUH One of 20 Best Education Schools in US
By News Release @ 2:02 PM :: 2559 Views :: Education K-12, Higher Education

...The 2016 National College Education Program Rankings have been released by ToBecomeATeacher.org....

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Saturday, May 07, 2016
BLNR Refuses to Replace Telescope Hearing Officer
By News Release @ 3:50 PM :: 3419 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

All seven members of BLNR directed retired Hawai‘i island Judge Riki May Amano to proceed as the contested case hearing officer....

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Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Report: Hawaii Among Best in College Affordability
By News Release @ 6:32 PM :: 2485 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

College Affordability Diagnosis shows that higher education has gone from expensive to unaffordable for most American families....

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Friday, April 22, 2016
UH Budget Request Rejected by House, Senate Drafts
By News Release @ 3:18 PM :: 1828 Views :: Higher Education

...much of the university’s request is not accommodated in either the House or Senate version of the budget....

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