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Wednesday, October 07, 2015
Hawaii: Child Care Costs More than College Tuition
By Selected News Articles @ 4:37 AM :: 3622 Views :: Family, Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education, Small Business, Cost of Living

In Hawaii annual costs for 4-year-old care are equal to 55.8 percent of minimum-wage earnings....

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Thursday, October 01, 2015
Fresh off Obamacare Disaster, Obama Orders Hawaii Legislators to Impose Family Leave Mandate on Employers
By News Release @ 2:17 PM :: 3641 Views :: Higher Education, Small Business, Taxes, Obama

The President urged the lawmakers to adopt his domestic economic agenda at the state level because he doesn’t expect Congress to take much action for the remainder of his presidency....

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Wednesday, September 30, 2015
VIDEO: OHA Crying Over Mauna Kea Rent Money
By Video @ 6:24 PM :: 2716 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

Trustee Tears Were Shed & New Beginnings Promised....

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Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Mauna Kea: More Empty Talk from OHA?
By Video @ 5:25 PM :: 2357 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

After Their Recent Trip Up The Mauna, The Office Of Hawaiian Affairs Trustees Claim They're Now Mauna Kea Believers....

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Friday, September 18, 2015
Telescope Protesters Agree to Remove Tent, End Overnight Vigil
By News Release @ 2:03 AM :: 3562 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

Today in discussions with DLNR leadership, a protest leader agreed to remove the tent and to “lighten their presence” on the mountain....

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Wednesday, September 16, 2015
OHA’s Mauna Kea Payoff
By Video @ 5:17 PM :: 2939 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

...Back Room Deals Theyʻve Never Disclosed....

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Thursday, September 10, 2015
VIDEO: Eight Arrested on Mauna Kea
By Video @ 1:59 AM :: 2564 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

This is the second law enforcement action on Mauna Kea....

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Wednesday, September 09, 2015
Fake Indian Tribe Coopting Aloha `Aina March?
By Video @ 6:21 PM :: 3063 Views :: Akaka Bill, Higher Education, OHA
Would You Believe Someone's Using The Aloha `Aina March & Mauna Kea Movement To Claim Those Very Same People Support US Federal Recognition?
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Sunday, September 06, 2015
New UH Policy: Rape is just another Violation of Political Correctness
By News Release @ 1:55 AM :: 2633 Views :: Higher Education, Law Enforcement

"...identifies how and from whom students, faculty and staff can seek confidential support or report incidents of sex discrimination and gender-based violence...."

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Friday, September 04, 2015
Moody's: 'Outlook Negative' as UH System Burns Cash Reserves
By News Release @ 5:35 PM :: 3020 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Higher Education

...thinning cash and investments and unrestricted monthly liquidity due to a long history of deficits, a high backlog of deferred maintenance, a need to carefully manage operations with continued expense pressure across the 10-campus system, and a high percentage of unionized staff....

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Friday, September 04, 2015
Call for nominations for University of Hawaiʻi Board of Regents
By News Release @ 5:19 PM :: 2041 Views :: Higher Education

Applications will be accepted through October 3, 2015....

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Wednesday, September 02, 2015
Telescope Prediction: Hawaii Supreme Court Will Rule for Challengers
By Robert Thomas @ 4:35 AM :: 5340 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

...we predict that at least three of the Justices -- and perhaps a unanimous court if the Chief Justice keeps the opinion for himself -- will rule for the challengers....

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Tuesday, September 01, 2015
Hawaii Community Colleges Ranked
By Selected News Articles @ 1:09 AM :: 3044 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

WalletHub compared 670 community colleges across 17 key metrics....

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Sunday, August 30, 2015
Hawaii is Worst State to Start Post-College Life
By News Release @ 5:46 PM :: 3332 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education, Cost of Living

...the combination of one of the country's most expensive housing markets and relatively low employment opportunities....

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Saturday, August 29, 2015
Feds Secretly Threaten to Revoke UH Manoa Biolab Permits
By Selected News Articles @ 2:10 PM :: 2958 Views :: Health Care, Higher Education

...“widespread regulatory non-compliance” and "a serious disregard" for regulations for security, biosafety, incident response and training....

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Saturday, August 29, 2015
UH Manoa Army ROTC named one of the best in the nation
By News Release @ 1:33 PM :: 2711 Views :: Higher Education, Military

UH Mānoa’s Army ROTC was named best battalion within the Eighth Brigade....

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Wednesday, August 26, 2015
ACT: Hawaii Scores Lowest in USA, Again
By News Release @ 11:50 PM :: 5055 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...ACT score in Hawaii are still the lowest in the USA....

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Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Telescope Case Goes Before Supreme Court Aug 27
By News Release @ 9:11 PM :: 2559 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

The oral argument will begin promptly at 8:45 a.m. at the Hawaii State Supreme Court courtroom....

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Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Rep Tupola Hosts Mauna Kea Info Session at Kealakehe HS
By News Release @ 2:55 PM :: 2692 Views :: Higher Education, OHA
630pm, Thursday, August 20, 2015
Kealakehe H.S. Cafeteria – North Kona
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Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Most Educated Cities? Honolulu Ranks 24th
By Selected News Articles @ 2:45 PM :: 2704 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

Our data set ranges from the percentage of adults aged 25 and older with a bachelor’s degree or higher to the attainment gap between women and men....

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Sunday, August 16, 2015
Accused of Self-Dealing, UH Foundation Makes Inconvenient HNN Story ‘Disappear’
By Andrew Walden @ 11:34 PM :: 6623 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education

...Alvin Katahara said his former boss, UH Foundation Vice President Janet Bullard, ordered him to make thousands of dollars in payments to a company headed by her husband....

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Friday, August 07, 2015
The Future of Hawaii Can’t Rest in a Protest
By Joni Kamiya @ 4:00 PM :: 4357 Views :: Environment, Higher Education, OHA, GMOs

Once again, the anti-TMT, anti-GMO, anti-everything folks are going to protest....

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Tuesday, August 04, 2015
Students in Debt: Hawaii 2nd Fewest in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 2:39 PM :: 2471 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...but 2nd highest student debt as a percentage of income adjusted by cost of living ....

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Friday, July 31, 2015
Telescope Crackdown: Arrests on Mauna Kea, Haleakala
By Selected News Articles @ 6:18 PM :: 3229 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

...Meanwhile -- 3,500 astronomers converging on Waikiki....

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Thursday, July 23, 2015
UH research funding up after years of decline
By News Release @ 1:22 PM :: 1904 Views :: Higher Education

...the first increase in extramural award funding after three straight years of decline....

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Friday, July 17, 2015
UH Hilo spending $33,000 to ensure U.S. flag does not fly above state flag
By Selected News Articles @ 6:35 PM :: 2615 Views :: Higher Education

“On Dec. 1, Hawaiian sovereignty activists lowered the American flag on the single pole at the front entrance to the UH-Hilo campus and hoisted the Hawaii state flag that previously flew beneath."

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Monday, July 13, 2015
Mauna Kea Summit Road reopened, Visitor Center Remains Closed
By News Release @ 11:31 PM :: 2533 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

The Visitor Information Station and its restroom facilities will remain closed....

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Tuesday, July 07, 2015
OHA, UH Hawaiian Law Center to Brainwash Commissioners Statewide
By News Release @ 6:37 PM :: 2456 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

The next Native Hawaiian law training course will be offered on Saturday, August 1, 2015, at the UH Mānoa William S. Richardson School of Law....

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Thursday, July 02, 2015
Telescope Protesters Vacate Camp After Bathrooms Closed
By News Release @ 3:03 PM :: 4698 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

“Yesterday we decided to break down what some would consider to be a campsite."

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Sunday, June 28, 2015
Project Imua: Hawaii Student payload tested at NASA Flight Facility
By Selected News Articles @ 4:42 PM :: 2357 Views :: Higher Education

Comprised of four UH Community College campuses, Project Imua involves a joint faculty-student enterprise for designing, fabricating and testing payloads....

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Saturday, June 27, 2015
Mauna Kea: Ige Claims he will do Whatever Necessary to Keep Road Open
By News Release @ 12:11 AM :: 3656 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

"The roads belong to all the people of Hawai‘i and they will remain open. We will do whatever is necessary to ensure lawful access."

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Thursday, June 25, 2015
Maui: Protesters Stop Haleakala Telescope Construction Convoy
By News Release @ 8:55 PM :: 5672 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

...Organizers and the Site Supervisor had a brief discussion after which time he stated the drivers were going to be  sent home and the delivery would be cancelled....

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Thursday, June 25, 2015
NYT: Ige’s diffidence risks making things on Mauna Kea worse
By Selected News Articles @ 5:10 PM :: 2888 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

This is a conflict between OHA and the University of Hawaii over control of public land revenues....

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Thursday, June 25, 2015
Ige Fails to Clear Mauna Kea Protesters, Relies on 'Mutual Respect and Aloha'
By News Release @ 2:43 AM :: 3128 Views :: Higher Education, Law Enforcement, OHA

"It is our belief that there will be mutual respect and aloha on Wednesday and in the days ahead as TMT restarts construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope...."

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Wednesday, June 24, 2015
CNHA to Administer 'US Tribal Justice' on Mauna Kea?
By Video @ 6:47 PM :: 4087 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, Higher Education, OHA
Who Would Be In Charge Of Laying Down The Law?
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Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Sexual Paranoia: Why Professors Are Becoming Scared of Their Students
By Heritage Foundation @ 3:54 PM :: 2630 Views :: Higher Education
“new codes [of sexual conduct] sweeping American campuses....”
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Tuesday, June 23, 2015
University of Hawaii: The empty ‘marketplace of ideas’
By Selected News Articles @ 4:27 AM :: 2776 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education

On college campuses fear of offending people now trumps the fear of losing free speech....

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Sunday, June 21, 2015
Telescope Construction to Re-Start Wednesday
By News Release @ 5:14 AM :: 3692 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...TMT International Observatory Board has decided to move ahead to restart the construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope on the morning of Wednesday, June 24....

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Saturday, June 13, 2015
TMT to Boost UH Hilo Astronomy Program, add Scholarships for Hawaii Students
By News Release @ 3:10 PM :: 3124 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education

“TMT and our partners support the Governor’s vision. In the past two weeks, Caltech and the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences have pledged their support...."

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Thursday, June 11, 2015
Full Text: UH files lawsuit against former men’s head basketball coach
By News Release @ 11:42 PM :: 2930 Views :: Ethics, Higher Education

These claims are separate and apart from matters being addressed in Arnold’s pending grievance....

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Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Full Text: UH Manoa Interim Accreditation Report
By News Release @ 1:53 AM :: 2077 Views :: Higher Education

In a June 1, 2015 letter, WASC Vice President Barbara Gross Davis wrote that panel members were “extremely impressed” by Mānoa’s Interim Report and its progress....

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Saturday, June 06, 2015
Supreme Court Seizes Control of Telescope Case, Will Decide Who Gets Payoffs
By News Release @ 4:38 PM :: 4345 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

Now, appeals from both the TMT and ATST CDUPs are under review by the Hawaiʻi Supreme Court....

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Thursday, June 04, 2015
Daily Beast Celebrates 'Triumph' of 'Samoa's Caitlyn'
By Selected News Articles @ 9:41 PM :: 3514 Views :: Family, Higher Education

...we’re all entitled to our own truth, which we can shape and color and carry around like a fashion accessory. Capital T Truth is, like, so 20th century....

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Thursday, June 04, 2015
Live the Words You Speak
By Joni Kamiya @ 2:03 AM :: 3605 Views :: Higher Education, OHA, GMOs

...culture gone bad....

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Wednesday, June 03, 2015
So you want to run the university like a business? Try making nice to the faculty.
By News Release @ 8:20 PM :: 2288 Views :: Higher Education, Labor

UH has all of twelve awards for its ten campuses and three thousand faculty....

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Wednesday, June 03, 2015
Mauna Kea: Shake Down and Payoffs
By Video @ 6:59 PM :: 4502 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

Were you fooled?

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Wednesday, June 03, 2015
Auditor: HGEA Keeps UH Research Corp from Achieving Potential
By Hawaii State Auditor @ 12:06 AM :: 3488 Views :: Ethics, Higher Education, Labor

RCUH’s broad purpose allows projects remotely associated with research or training to qualify for exemptions from state procurement and civil service laws....

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Monday, June 01, 2015
UH Releases ‘implementation plan’ for control of Maunakea
By News Release @ 7:47 PM :: 2671 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

Statement from UH President David Lassner and UH Hilo Chancellor Donald Straney....

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Thursday, May 28, 2015
USA Today: Inside Univ of Hawaii's secretive biolab
By Selected News Articles @ 6:39 PM :: 2978 Views :: Health Care, Higher Education

The university inadvertently confirmed that its Honolulu labs had been put in the performance improvement program in records it filed in January with Hawaii's Office of Information Practices, which is deciding USA TODAY's public records appeal....

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Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Telescope Cash: Ige Proposes OHA Toll Booth on Mountain, Limit on 'Non-cultural' Access
By Andrew Walden @ 10:32 PM :: 4045 Views :: Higher Education, OHA
"Future visitor access to the mountain be handled through the Native Hawaiian community...."
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