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Thursday, September 22, 2016
Dishonesty is Unsustainable
By Joni Kamiya @ 3:20 AM :: 4314 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 :: 2408 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 :: 2890 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 :: 5091 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 :: 2640 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 :: 3045 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 :: 2620 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 :: 2300 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 :: 3542 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 :: 2334 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 :: 3303 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 :: 4911 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 :: 2331 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 :: 3568 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 :: 3434 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 :: 3655 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 :: 2071 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 :: 1932 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 :: 2678 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 :: 4933 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 :: 2143 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 :: 2501 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 :: 3125 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 :: 4770 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 :: 2742 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 :: 3404 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 :: 5015 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 :: 2898 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 :: 4724 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 :: 4042 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 :: 2569 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 :: 4539 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 :: 4564 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 :: 3663 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 :: 2857 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 :: 3782 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 :: 2836 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 :: 2049 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 :: 2860 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 :: 3454 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 :: 2162 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 :: 3512 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 :: 4669 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 :: 3284 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 :: 2091 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 :: 2791 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 :: 2594 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 :: 3110 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 :: 2846 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 :: 3415 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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