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Saturday, June 04, 2016
Hawaii Taxpayer-Funded Hi Tech Future: Cookies? Chopsticks?
By News Release @ 6:21 PM :: 2803 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 :: 4550 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 :: 3914 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 :: 2476 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 :: 4403 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 :: 4373 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 :: 3495 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 :: 2754 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 :: 3650 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 :: 2724 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 :: 1974 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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Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Auditor: At First Only Hawai’i Free Press Noticed our Mauna Kea Report
By Hawaii State Auditor @ 10:07 PM :: 2750 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

Suddenly, our findings, conclusions, and recommendations became important reference material for both sides of the debate....

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Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Hawaii Featured in 2016 Congressional Pig Book
By News Release @ 3:13 PM :: 3326 Views :: National News, Congressional Delegation, Higher Education

The East-West Center in Hawaii received a $5.9 million earmark....

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Wednesday, April 06, 2016
UH Professors Banned from Sex with Students
By News Release @ 3:34 AM :: 2093 Views :: Higher Education

...favoritism and abuse of trust and power could lead to sexual harassment....

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Saturday, April 02, 2016
DLNR Finally Gets Around to Appointing Mauna Kea Hearing Officer
By News Release @ 4:08 AM :: 3385 Views :: Hawaii County , Higher Education, OHA

...retired Hawaii island circuit court judge Riki May Amano (Ret.) has been selected as the hearings officer to conduct the Mauna Kea contested case hearing....

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Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Photos: Hate-Fueled Attack on Mauna Kea Radio Telescope
By Andrew Walden @ 2:42 PM :: 4445 Views :: Hawaii County , Higher Education, OHA

...The suspect gained entry by ramming our gates then used his vehicle to ram our outer steel doors multiple times and proceed to beat on our inner doors....

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Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Tuition up 136%: UH Manoa Ranks #1 in USA—and Administration Wants More
By Selected News Articles @ 2:57 PM :: 3166 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

Startclass examined data from the National Center for Education Statistics to find the public schools with the highest tuition increases over the past 10 years....

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Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Feathering Their Own Nests, UH Administrators to Peddle Latest Round of Tuition Hikes at Public Meetings
By News Release @ 2:51 PM :: 2015 Views :: Higher Education

...open public meetings statewide from March 28 to May 5....

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Wednesday, March 16, 2016
State Hands IT Systems to New UH Tech Center
By News Release @ 2:38 PM :: 2677 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Higher Education

Lassner noted that “The state has had IT facilities challenges for years...."

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Friday, February 26, 2016
Report: Educational Attainment in Hawaii
By News Release @ 3:23 PM :: 2507 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

The national average of people with a graduate degree or professional degree was 11.0 percent while Hawaii’s population fell slightly short with 10.3 percent.....

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Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Former OHA Staffer Joins Office of Mauna Kea Management
By News Release @ 3:24 AM :: 2997 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

For fourteen years, Lukela served as an Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) Trustee Aide ....

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Saturday, February 13, 2016
HB1249: Guilty until Proven Innocent of Rape
By Selected News Articles @ 1:56 AM :: 2742 Views :: Higher Education, Law Enforcement

...the Hawaii Legislature is considering a pair of bills based on California’s affirmative-consent standard that would make it nearly impossible for accused University of Hawaii System students to prove they received consent in a sexual encounter....

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Tuesday, February 09, 2016
State Looking For A TMT Hearing Officer–Deadline 430pm Today
By Robert Thomas @ 1:21 PM :: 3294 Views :: Higher Education, Land Use, OHA
Are you a lawyer and need something to do for the next 6-12 months?
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Wednesday, February 03, 2016
Communist Acquitted Killer Named Inouye Professor at UH Manoa
By News Release @ 6:21 PM :: 4003 Views :: Higher Education

...We think the Republicans are going to win, so we need to whip the students into a frenzy as we did when Bush was President....

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Tuesday, January 26, 2016
UH Cancer Center: E-Cigs are Cutting Deep into our Tobacco Tax Revenue—So We’re Hitting Back
By News Release @ 3:15 AM :: 3421 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Higher Education, Taxes
What if people stop smoking cigarettes? How are you going to pay the mortgage and salaries?
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Saturday, January 23, 2016
‘Sacred’ Greenmail: OHA urges Legislators to charge observatories higher rent
By Selected News Articles @ 3:46 PM :: 3965 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

The bills, SB 2127 and HB 1658, say UH has “failed to charge sufficient sublease rent...."

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Sunday, January 17, 2016
VIDEO: Politically Incorrect Hawaiian Punch Prepares You for the Real World
By Video @ 1:38 PM :: 3426 Views :: Education K-12, First Amendment, Higher Education

Comedian Tom Shillue, host of Red Eye on Fox News Channel....

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Saturday, January 16, 2016
Lawsuit Challenges Secrecy at UH Manoa Bio-Safety Lab
By Selected News Articles @ 1:21 PM :: 1995 Views :: Higher Education

...CDC found "widespread regulatory noncompliance" in the university's labs that use biological agents and toxins....

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Tuesday, January 12, 2016
VIDEO: Thirty Meter Telescope, Putting The "Puaa" Back In Ahupuaa, And Oprah Elections
By Robert Thomas @ 6:23 PM :: 3115 Views :: Akaka Bill, Higher Education, OHA
"Are the Courts Crazy?"
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Saturday, January 09, 2016
$6.8 million in grants promote STEM jobs for Hawaii
By News Release @ 4:16 PM :: 3246 Views :: Education K-12, Higher Education

Implementing K–12 programs in computer, engineering or biomedical science....

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Wednesday, January 06, 2016
UH appeals NCAA ruling on men’s basketball program
By News Release @ 5:05 PM :: 2276 Views :: Higher Education

UH now has 30 days to state its case and submit relevant documents and the NCAA Committee on Infractions will then have 30 days to respond. A final decision is expected by early summer 2016....

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Wednesday, January 06, 2016
OHA Trying to Convince Telescope to Stay and Pay
By Video @ 4:41 PM :: 6818 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

Whatʻs In It For Them If TMT Decides To Stay....

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Friday, January 01, 2016
OHA 2016 Legislative Package: Telescope Rent Money, Control of Mauna Kea Tours
By Andrew Walden @ 12:11 AM :: 4456 Views :: Hawaii County , Higher Education, OHA

...ensure a “fair rate of return” in establishing sublease rent....

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Thursday, December 31, 2015
Man OK With Pedophilia Loses Bid to Teach Kids
By Selected News Articles @ 5:06 PM :: 3357 Views :: Education K-12, Higher Education

"the university could look to what Oyama said as an indication of what he would do once certified."

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Tuesday, December 22, 2015
NCAA Suspends Gib Arnold – UH Regents Then Award Him Another $700K
By News Release @ 3:34 PM :: 4908 Views :: Ethics, Higher Education

The former head coach provided false or misleading information during the investigation, allowed his director of operations to participate in coaching activities, and failed to report a possible violation....

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Saturday, December 19, 2015
UH Manoa #1 in Eyes of Chinese Communists
By News Release @ 7:38 PM :: 2458 Views :: Higher Education

"...this award ... signifies the excellent caliber of teaching, research and activities at our Center for Chinese Studies and School of Pacific and Asian Studies,” said Bley-Vroman....

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Saturday, December 19, 2015
Video: Millennials as Free Market Champions
By Video @ 2:38 AM :: 2101 Views :: Higher Education

..Keli'i Akina sits down with Clarke Velasco and Sean Mitsui....

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Sunday, December 13, 2015
An Early Christmas Present from IRS to Heald Students
By Tom Yamachika @ 4:01 AM :: 2691 Views :: Higher Education, Taxes

Students often owed $40,000 or more in college loans – holding a degree they claimed was inadequate at best....

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Tuesday, December 08, 2015
No Joke: Hanabusa named Daniel K. Inouye Distinguished Visiting Scholar at UH Manoa
By News Release @ 10:08 PM :: 2626 Views :: Higher Education

...teaching Cronyism 101....

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Friday, December 04, 2015
The Hawaii Supreme Court's Fractured Rationale For Invalidating The TMT Permit
By Robert Thomas @ 9:04 PM :: 3718 Views :: Higher Education, Land Use, OHA
Space. The final frontier. These are the voyages of the telescope Thirty Meter. It's five year continuing mission: to explore strange new worlds. To seek out a Conservation District Use Permit from the Board of Land and Natural Resources, and navigate the treacherous waters of Hawaii administrative law. To boldly go where twelve other telescopes have gone before!
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Wednesday, December 02, 2015
Full Text: Hawaii Supreme Court Invalidates Telescope Building Permit
By News Release @ 9:03 PM :: 3123 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

“The Office of Hawaiian Affairs respects the court’s decision."

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Tuesday, December 01, 2015
UH: Mauna Kea better off under our Stewardship
By News Release @ 2:55 AM :: 3299 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

Current controversies unfortunately overshadow the remarkable advances made in the stewardship of Maunakea....

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Thursday, November 26, 2015
Council presents finalists for appointments to Board of Regents
By News Release @ 12:57 AM :: 2708 Views :: Higher Education

The Candidate Advisory Council for the University of Hawaiʻi Board of Regents has presented a list of candidates to Gov. David Ige....

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Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Telescope: OHA Playing Both Sides
By Video @ 3:32 PM :: 2981 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

Those Who Support TMT ... But Want You To Believe Otherwise....

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Monday, November 23, 2015
Full Text: UH confirms TMT project is the last telescope site on Maunakea
By News Release @ 7:03 PM :: 3092 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

...the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) project site is the last new area on the mountain where a telescope project will be contemplated or sought....

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Friday, November 20, 2015
College and Career Readiness—How Did Your School Do?
By News Release @ 11:43 PM :: 4168 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...how high school graduates are prepared to meet the HIDOE’s Strategic Plan Goal that all students demonstrate they are on a path toward success in college, career and citizenship....

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Thursday, November 19, 2015
There Ain't No Such Thing As A Free Student Loan
By Grassroot Institute @ 12:43 PM :: 2533 Views :: Higher Education

...students on 110 campuses across the nation rallied and marched as part of a movement called  the Million Student March....

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Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Full Text: Supreme Court Grants Temporary Injunction Blocking Telescope Construction
By Selected News Articles @ 10:01 PM :: 3351 Views :: Higher Education, Land Use, OHA

True to Form: Enviros win 90% in Hawaii Supreme Court....

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Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Mauna Kea: DLNR Schedules Aerial Eradication ‘Simultaneous’ to Telescope Work
By News Release @ 10:27 PM :: 3463 Views :: Higher Education, OHA, Second Amendment

"As local workers prepare to begin work at the TMT site, we want to remind people of other simultaneous activities that may be occurring on the mountain.”

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Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Political Correctness Jumps Shark? -- “Hey Hey Ho Ho Reporters Have Got to Go!”
By Video @ 1:50 PM :: 2755 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education

Be sure to watch the U Missouri Mass Communications Professor looking for “some muscle over here”....

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