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Monday, February 19, 2018
Experts: Universities Need to be Transparent About Money Received from Confucius Institutes
By Selected News Articles @ 3:56 PM :: 3676 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education

...Mounting concerns Confucius Institutes limit discussion on issues sensitive to Chinese government....

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Sunday, February 18, 2018
UH Maui Activists Tear Down US, Hawaii Flags
By Selected News Articles @ 1:07 AM :: 4361 Views :: Maui County, Higher Education, OHA

“...Our identity has been erased, beaten, battered and thrown to the side....”

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Saturday, February 03, 2018
SB2136: Ige Administration Opposes OHA's $119M Cash Grab
By Andrew Walden @ 2:11 AM :: 5467 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government, Health Care, Higher Education, OHA

...Ige Admin testimony shows that OHA rent-seeking is driving up hospital bills, public housing rents, and University of Hawaii tuition for everybody—including native Hawaiians.... 

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Monday, January 29, 2018
UH to target former students for degree completion?
By News Release @ 3:10 PM :: 2762 Views :: Higher Education

...a two-day planning session to craft a strategy to encourage thousands of former UH students to return to school....

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Friday, January 26, 2018
UH Hyperbaric Treatment Center reopens
By News Release @ 5:55 PM :: 3622 Views :: Health Care, Higher Education

...since the facility closed on October 19, 2017, new physicians have been trained in hyperbaric techniques. HTC reopened on January 15, 2018....

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Friday, January 26, 2018
Ethics: DoE Ass't Sup't Pursues UH Degree While on the Job
By News Release @ 1:16 AM :: 4730 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics, Higher Education

...if the Ethics Comm takes down all the state and county employees who are doing UH school work on the taxpayers dime, we would probably cut UH enrollment 20%.  I suggest starting with every state and county employee at UH Richardson School of Law....

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Thursday, January 25, 2018
Judiciary Drops arrest warrant over refusal to speak English--Announces New Hawaiian Language Interpreter Policy
By News Release @ 7:45 PM :: 6194 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education, Judiciary, OHA

"...Judiciary Announces Hawaiian Language Interpreter Policy...."

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Thursday, January 18, 2018
Hawaii v. Trump attorney to speak at UH Manoa
By News Release @ 3:26 PM :: 2879 Views :: Higher Education

...Classroom 2 at the UH William S. Richardson School of Law from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 18....

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Friday, January 12, 2018
Three Finalists named for student appointment to Board of Regents
By News Release @ 2:29 AM :: 2870 Views :: Higher Education

...a list of candidates to Gov. David Ige to fill one student seat for a two-year appointment beginning July 1, 2018, subject to confirmation by the state Senate....

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Monday, January 08, 2018
UH Releases Results of Campus Rape Survey
By News Release @ 5:17 PM :: 2983 Views :: Higher Education, Law Enforcement

...Among the 6 percent of students who reported nonconsensual sexual contact, less than a third said the incidents occured on campus or at a university-associated property....

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Sunday, January 07, 2018
UH Manoa Prof Quits Modern Language Association After Refusal to Boycott Israel
By Selected News Articles @ 3:08 PM :: 3588 Views :: Higher Education

... Israelis--the one indigenous people whose rights are not upheld by UH Manoa prof .... 

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Saturday, December 30, 2017
Video: "The Future Of Land Regulations And A Tribute To David Callies"
By Robert Thomas @ 7:01 PM :: 3124 Views :: Higher Education, Land Use

...the William and Mary Law School awards U. Hawaii lawprof David Callies the Brigham-Kanner Prize....

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Friday, December 22, 2017
UH Presents 2018 Budget Request
By News Release @ 2:55 AM :: 2590 Views :: Higher Education

...UH is currently scheduled to present its budget request to the Senate Committee on Ways and Means in the afternoon of January 9, 2018....

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Thursday, December 21, 2017
Finalists Named for UH Board of Regents
By News Release @ 5:57 PM :: 2633 Views :: Higher Education

...a list of candidates to Gov. David Ige to fill one At-Large seat and one Maui County seat for 5-year appointments, beginning July 1, 2018, subject to confirmation by the Hawaiʻi State Senate....

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Thursday, December 21, 2017
​UH Hilo chancellor search begins
By News Release @ 5:55 PM :: 2328 Views :: Higher Education

...UH President David Lassner will receive input from the committee and stakeholders and will then present a recommendation for appointment to the Board of Regents....

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Hawaii: Worst Place to Pay off Student Loans
By News Release @ 6:48 PM :: 2859 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...High costs of living stretch Hawaii workers’ paychecks thin and leave them with far less disposable income than residents in other states, making it the worst state for student loan affordability....

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017
How Affirmative Action Hurts Asian-Americans in College Admissions
By Heritage Foundation @ 11:09 AM :: 2818 Views :: Higher Education

...Asian-Americans must score 140 points higher on their SATs than white students, 270 points higher than Hispanic students, and 450 points higher than black students....

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Saturday, December 09, 2017
Hula Halau to be banned from Yale?
By Selected News Articles @ 8:22 PM :: 4183 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education

...Native American student group accuses Polynesian dance group of ‘appropriating Hawaiian and Tahitian culture’....

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Thursday, December 07, 2017
Moody's: UH Bonds Stable as Long as Legislature Continues to Pony Up
By News Release @ 11:28 PM :: 2376 Views :: Higher Education

...The rating is tempered by significant expense pressures across the 10-campus system, declining enrollments, and extensive capital needs with a large backlog of deferred maintenance....

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Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Wrong 25 Years Ago--UH 'scientists' sign SECOND warning notice to humanity
By News Release @ 3:01 PM :: 3528 Views :: Environment, Higher Education

...Actually, life is better now than it ever has been.  And the last 25 years have been very prosperous for humanity.  But lets not let reality get in the way of eco-socialism....

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Monday, November 27, 2017
State's Hyperbaric Treatment Center to remain closed through February
By News Release @ 3:43 PM :: 3434 Views :: Health Care, Higher Education

HTC has treated civilian divers for decompression sickness or “the bends” in Hawaiʻi since 1983....

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Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Video: Why OHA's Mauna Kea Lawsuit is a Scam
By Video @ 5:22 PM :: 4412 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...Why Has OHAʻs Mauna Kea Ad Hoc Committee Been Wrapped In So Much Secrecy?....

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Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Rate Hike Coming: UH, HECO Conspire to Establish 'Green Tariff'
By News Release @ 4:59 PM :: 3504 Views :: Energy, Higher Education

...Lower energy costs to UH with HECO picking up the transmission tab means higher electric rates for consumers--just as has happened with rooftop solar....

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Thursday, November 16, 2017
UH English Department Backs out of ANTIFA Endorsement
By Selected News Articles @ 6:17 PM :: 3164 Views :: Higher Education

...When asked whether department members “are aware of the endorsement, and if so, whether you approve of it,” only one professor replied, telling Campus Reform that “we are, and I am.”....

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Wednesday, November 15, 2017
OHA Will Get Millions from Mauna Kea Lawsuit Settlement
By Video @ 4:01 PM :: 4802 Views :: Hawaii County , Higher Education, OHA

...find out what the lawsuit settlement terms will be....

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Sunday, November 12, 2017
UH: Global Warming Will Make Your Intestines Leak
By News Release @ 3:05 PM :: 3182 Views :: Environment, Higher Education

...Kidney failure, blood clots, cardiac arrest, inflammation of the pancreas, leaking intestines....

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Wednesday, November 08, 2017
Lawsuit: OHA Grabs for Control of Mauna Kea
By News Release @ 3:26 PM :: 5369 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...OHA’s complaint requests the court to order the state to terminate UH’s general lease for the mountain.... 

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Wednesday, November 01, 2017
VIDEO: Education as the Pathway for Hawaiian Advancement
By Video @ 5:00 AM :: 3979 Views :: Education K-12, Higher Education, OHA

...Keli'i Akina And Verlieann Malina-Wright....

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Wednesday, November 01, 2017
These Are The 10 Smartest Communities In Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 2:08 AM :: 4098 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...32 communities ranked from smartest to dumbest....

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Sunday, October 29, 2017
State’s Hyperbaric Treatment Center to remain closed through November
By News Release @ 5:10 PM :: 3868 Views :: Health Care, Higher Education

... “next nearest chambers on Guam and the mainland”....

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Thursday, October 12, 2017
Best Colleges? UH Manoa Ranks 484th -- UH Hilo 729th
By Selected News Articles @ 3:01 PM :: 3788 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...comparing nearly 1,000 higher-education institutions in the U.S. across 27 key measures....

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017
The Atlantic: Aloha Tower Deal Makes HPU Poster Child for College Debt
By Selected News Articles @ 1:30 PM :: 10490 Views :: Higher Education

...it spent $54 million to buy Honolulu’s iconic Aloha Tower and convert it into an anchor for its downtown campus....

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Wednesday, October 04, 2017
Endgame: Telescope Protesters Shift focus to Sublease
By Video @ 6:05 PM :: 5948 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

... UH to Trade 10,000 Acres for Telescope Approval, Lease Extension? ....

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Tuesday, October 03, 2017
Open Access for Broken Trust Book
By News Release @ 12:30 AM :: 4885 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii History, Higher Education

Thanks to support from University of Hawaii Press and Kamehameha Schools, the public now has free access to the bestselling book Broken Trust: Greed, Mismanagement & Political Manipulation at America’s Largest Charitable Trust....

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Sunday, October 01, 2017
Cultural Nationalism vs Technical Progress: Telescope Protesters Make More Cash Demands
By Andrew Walden @ 8:00 PM :: 5187 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...The more technical progress, the less attractive cultural nationalism becomes....

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Thursday, September 28, 2017
BLNR Approves Telescope 5-2
By News Release @ 3:09 PM :: 4900 Views :: Environment, Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...the Board adopted today the recommendation of retired judge Riki May Amano to approve the application for a Conservation District Use Permit (CDUP) to build the Thirty-Meter Telescope....

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Thursday, September 21, 2017
Record setting applications for UH Manoa--But Enrollment Still Drops
By News Release @ 2:32 PM :: 4670 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...the most received in a quarter century--But Fall 2017 enrollment at UHM still dropped 2.5% from Fall 2016.....

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Greenmail: OHA, UH Team up to Hire More Lawyers
By News Release @ 2:15 PM :: 5196 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...Enviros win 90% in Hawaii Supreme Court....

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Hawaii: 10,464 Student Loan Debtors Over Age 60
By News Release @ 9:15 PM :: 3403 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...up 25% since 2012....

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Friday, September 15, 2017
Nominees Sought: Four UH Regents
By News Release @ 5:10 PM :: 2611 Views :: Higher Education

...All terms begin July 1, 2018....

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Friday, September 15, 2017
BLNR Telescope Hearing Set for Sept 20
By News Release @ 1:59 AM :: 4514 Views :: Hawaii County , Higher Education, OHA

...This is not a public hearing and members of the public will not be allowed to testify, argue, or otherwise present to the BLNR....

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Mauna Kea: It All Came Down to Money
By Video @ 6:03 PM :: 4639 Views :: Ethics, Higher Education, OHA

...He Didnʻt Do It Because Of His Respect For Mauna Kea, But Rather For Something Else....

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Thursday, September 07, 2017
Dropping college enrollment shows Americans are no longer buying the college lie
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 12:01 AM :: 3717 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...University of Hawaii college enrollment has plummeted by 15 percent in just six years, from a high of 60,300 students in 2012 to 51,300 as of 2017....

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Wednesday, September 06, 2017
Another OHA Trustee Caught Red-Handed
By Video @ 5:22 PM :: 5677 Views :: Ethics, Higher Education, OHA

... How stupid does Peter Apo think we are? ....

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Wednesday, September 06, 2017
UH: Only 13 DACA Students in UH System
By News Release @ 1:35 AM :: 4299 Views :: National News, Higher Education

"...Our undocumented students are an integral part of our community...."

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Thursday, August 31, 2017
Profiting from Telescope Protests and Kakaako Development, OHA Trustee Fined $25K
By News Release @ 8:40 PM :: 7227 Views :: Ethics, Development, Higher Education, OHA

...Apo violated the State Ethics Code by using OHA resources, and his position with OHA, to advance his private business interests....

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Ige Appointments: 5 HCDA, 1 UH Regent, 1 HLRB, 2 Judges
By News Release @ 11:04 PM :: 7260 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Higher Education, Land Use

...While all eyes are on rail....

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Inouye congressional papers available to the public
By Selected News Articles @ 3:45 AM :: 4346 Views :: Hawaii History, Higher Education, Politicians

...The library recently finished cataloging and digitizing 1,400 boxes of materials it received in 2014. ...

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Saturday, August 26, 2017
UHPA: Fund our Contract During Special Session
By News Release @ 6:32 PM :: 3340 Views :: Higher Education, Labor

..."Chapter 89, might not allow an appropriation be made during a Special Legislative Session"....

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Mauna Kea: UH to Trade 10,000 Acres for Telescope Approval, Lease Extension?
By News Release @ 6:46 PM :: 6246 Views :: Hawaii County , Higher Education, OHA

...expedite the return of the 10,000 acres to the State of Hawaiʻi and pursue a new lease or land tenure for the reduced acreage that will support the continued viability of astronomical research....

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