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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 :: 3272 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 :: 4108 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 :: 2449 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 :: 4105 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 :: 5354 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 :: 3831 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 :: 2473 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 :: 3319 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 :: 3111 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 :: 3616 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 :: 3282 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 :: 3953 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 :: 4700 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 :: 4188 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 :: 4637 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 :: 4240 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 :: 2368 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 :: 3712 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 :: 3776 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 :: 2835 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 :: 7446 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 :: 5139 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 :: 3996 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 :: 5854 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 :: 3001 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 :: 2481 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 :: 3097 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 :: 3056 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 :: 4363 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 :: 3645 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 :: 3844 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 :: 3096 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 :: 3580 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 :: 3674 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 :: 4822 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 :: 2966 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 :: 4050 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 :: 4176 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 :: 3385 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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Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Poll: 62% Support Telescope Construction--TMT to Re-Start Site Work
By News Release @ 12:31 PM :: 4026 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

88% of Hawaii residents agree there should be a way for science and Hawaiian culture to co-exist on Maunakea....

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Saturday, November 07, 2015
Reporters threatened by campus security at public meeting at UH Hilo
By News Release @ 12:47 PM :: 4268 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education

A complaint has been filed with UH Hilo Security. UHSUnews student reporters say they will continue to attend UHHSA meetings and exercise their right to record as afforded by UH policy and laws....

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Wednesday, November 04, 2015
UH Manoa graduation rates up
By News Release @ 3:37 AM :: 3109 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

“From 2010 to 2015 our six-year rate has increased from 48.6 percent to 57.1 percent while the four-year rate has increased from 17.5 percent to 27.9 percent...."

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Monday, November 02, 2015
Political Correctness Has Peaked
By Selected News Articles @ 5:40 PM :: 3003 Views :: Higher Education

If you’re Social Justice Warrior, you’re a liar....

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Sunday, November 01, 2015
Wonder Blunder Times 3.5
By Tom Yamachika @ 4:01 AM :: 2550 Views :: Higher Education

Gib Arnold, former basketball coach at the University of Hawaii, just hit the jackpot....

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Friday, October 16, 2015
Fiber optic cables were maliciously cut on Mauna Kea this Summer
By News Release @ 11:52 PM :: 4663 Views :: Hawaii County , Higher Education, Law Enforcement, OHA

Damage occurred same day a caravan of construction vehicles was turned around by protesters, leading to 11 arrests...

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Wednesday, October 14, 2015
DLNR: Camping on Mauna Kea Continues to be Prohibited
By News Release @ 2:10 AM :: 4569 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education, Law Enforcement, OHA

"...camping in forest reserves and public hunting areas without a permit remains illegal under Hawaii Administrative Rules...."

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Thursday, October 08, 2015
WSJ: Hawaii Pacific University Piles on the 'Other' College Debt
By Selected News Articles @ 7:59 PM :: 2664 Views :: Higher Education

The school borrowed $32.5 million in a five-year deal at a 4.48% yield....

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Wednesday, October 07, 2015
Full Text: Hawaii Business Groups Slam Police Refusal to Enforce Law on Mauna Kea
By News Release @ 10:35 PM :: 5529 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

Business cannot operate without laws being enforced. Selective enforcement of laws by State, County and HPD is discriminatory. Citizens place their trust in government that Laws will be enforced equally without the need for political pressure to do so. The result of the faulty law enforcement surrounding Mauna Kea is fostering tension, aggression, racism and business uncertainty. Ambiguity surrounding the rule of law has prompted a poor economic climate....

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Wednesday, October 07, 2015
Hawaii: Child Care Costs More than College Tuition
By Selected News Articles @ 4:37 AM :: 4960 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 :: 4770 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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