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Saturday, December 20, 2014
The Economic Impact of Astronomy in Hawaii
By UHERO @ 12:50 AM :: 2762 Views :: Economy, Higher Education

Including indirect and induced benefits and adjusting for inter-county feedback and spillover effects, the astronomy sector had a total impact of $167.86 million statewide....

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Friday, December 19, 2014
University of Hawaii athletics must tackle fiscal woes
By Malia Zimmerman @ 4:06 AM :: 3716 Views :: Higher Education

University of Hawaii college football has been on a losing streak, impacting athletic department revenue....

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Saturday, December 13, 2014
UH Hilo Highlighted in New Report: Most U.S. Colleges Violate Students’ Free Speech Rights
By News Release @ 1:36 PM :: 3109 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education

...ordered by the college administration to stop handing out copies of the Constitution on Constitution Day....

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Thursday, December 11, 2014
House Briefing to Look at UH Budget Request
By News Release @ 3:43 AM :: 2552 Views :: Higher Education
DATE: Thursday, December 18, 2014
TIME: 8:30 a.m. until completion
PLACE: Conference Room 309 State Capitol
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Wednesday, December 03, 2014
Univ. of Hawaii Student Loans Up 100%
By News Release @ 4:54 PM :: 2456 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

In Hawaii and Utah total borrowing by students at public institutions spiked by more than 100 percent since the start of the Great Recession....

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Tuesday, December 02, 2014
UH Hilo Settles Lawsuit Over Handing Out Constitutions
By News Release @ 7:30 PM :: 3541 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education

In a victory for free speech, the University of Hawaii (UH) agreed today to settle a First Amendment lawsuit filed by two students at UH’s Hilo....

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Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Jealousy? Envy? -- Carbone Statement Fact Checked by I Mua Manoa
By News Release @ 3:11 PM :: 5211 Views :: Health Care, Higher Education

...In addition, there were some people who did not like the changes we needed to implement in order to create a culture of productivity, accountability and meritocracy....

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Tuesday, November 25, 2014
University of Hawaii won’t talk about sex education program
By Malia Zimmerman @ 3:45 PM :: 4062 Views :: Education K-12, Family, Health Care, Higher Education

"...researchers are asking 11-year-olds whether they’ve had sex, how many partners they’ve had and if they’ve had anal sex...."

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Saturday, November 22, 2014
Leaving Trail of Destruction, Carbone Suddenly Quits UH Cancer Center
By News Release @ 2:04 AM :: 3486 Views :: Health Care, Higher Education

In a hastily called faculty and staff meeting at the Cancer Center at about 2:30 p.m. Friday....

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Friday, November 21, 2014
UH: Pono Choices Secretly Part of "Human Subject Research"
By News Release @ 8:15 PM :: 4709 Views :: Education K-12, Family, Health Care, Higher Education

"...the Pono Choices survey instruments ... are part of an ongoing research project...."

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Thursday, November 20, 2014
UH Protest: Grad Students Win Jobs Back, Push for Budget Transparency
By News Release @ 4:21 PM :: 2370 Views :: Higher Education

...fight for an allocation model that allows tuition money to follow the students....

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Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Institute for Astronomy Discovers Black Money Hole in Kakaako
By Selected News Articles @ 6:08 PM :: 3544 Views :: Higher Education

If current trends hold, the black hole will grow 'like a cancer' (hint, hint) and swallow the entire system....

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Tuesday, November 18, 2014
UH Manoa Budget Protest Continues Overnight
By News Release @ 4:37 PM :: 2236 Views :: Higher Education

The students have decided that the concessions granted by the interim Chancellor are not enough....

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Saturday, November 15, 2014
Manoa Graduate Students Spur Campus-Wide Protest
By News Release @ 2:17 AM :: 3477 Views :: Higher Education, Labor

Graduate students have planned a sit-in at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Campus Center to protest sudden and drastic budget cuts....

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Thursday, November 13, 2014
Hawaii a Low-Debt State for Students
By News Release @ 4:54 AM :: 2688 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

New report shows student loan debt still rising for bachelor’s degree recipients; includes state-by-state and college-by-college debt levels....

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Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Veterans to Receive In-State Tuition at UH
By News Release @ 10:07 PM :: 3173 Views :: Higher Education, Military

Both resident and non-resident student veterans fought for in-state tuition for all vets....

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Friday, November 07, 2014
Group: University of Hawaii fiscal woes hurting students, faculty
By Malia Zimmerman @ 4:43 PM :: 2499 Views :: Higher Education

Students and faculty at the University of Hawaii are joining forces to try to force solutions to the system’s spiraling financial crisis....

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Monday, October 27, 2014
Ige 'Education Tax' Would Hit All UH Graduates' Income
By News Release @ 5:26 PM :: 2876 Views :: Higher Education, Taxes

...The tax shall be levied and assessed against the gross income of each graduate for the first ten years of employment....

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Saturday, October 25, 2014
Hawaii tuition increases 34% in five years--#1 in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 12:52 AM :: 2651 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

A new data map courtesy of Fitch Ratings shows which states have the highest college tuition growth....

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Saturday, October 25, 2014
UH Law School again tops nation as 'Best Environment for Minority Students'
By News Release @ 12:09 AM :: 2699 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...the Law School on the UH Mānoa campus was named fourth in the country for “Most Diverse Faculty,” and seventh in the nation as the law school “Most Chosen by Older Students.”....

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Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Colleges Refuse to Renew Institutes That Spread Chinese Government Propaganda
By Heritage Foundation @ 6:02 PM :: 2485 Views :: Higher Education

... but not UH Manoa ....

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Tuesday, October 07, 2014
UH Manoa Grad Students: No Confidence in Lassner, BoR
By News Release @ 10:09 PM :: 2075 Views :: Higher Education

Both resolutions passed with an overwhelming majority (82% and 87% respectively)....

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Monday, October 06, 2014
Abercrombie Appoints Four to Board of Regents
By News Release @ 6:40 PM :: 2159 Views :: Higher Education

...Simeon Acoba, Dr. Dileep Bal, Peter Hoffmann and Helen Nielsen....

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Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Ethics: Contractors Give Free Golf to Dozens of State Employees
By News Release @ 4:52 PM :: 3668 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government, Higher Education

...Some of the Settling Employees appeared to have accepted free golf on numerous occasions over a period of years....

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Thursday, September 25, 2014
Imua Manoa Demands Apple Reinstatement
By News Release @ 6:20 PM :: 2627 Views :: Higher Education

...The advocacy group I Mua Mānoa formed in the immediate aftermath of the Apple crisis....

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Saturday, September 20, 2014
New UHM Chancellor orders 'Review' of Cancer Center
By News Release @ 3:28 PM :: 2608 Views :: Higher Education

...The review shall clarify and identify the requirements for near-term renewal and long-term designation as an NCI Cancer Center....

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Thursday, September 18, 2014
Public school students earning AP honors at all-time high
By News Release @ 4:04 PM :: 3263 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

Hawaii's AP test-taking rate and passing rate has significantly increased in recent years. The number of students receiving AP honors has steadily risen since 2012, when 385 students were named scholars.....

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014
UH Board of Regents Nominees Announced
By News Release @ 12:05 AM :: 2453 Views :: Higher Education

...The Candidate Advisory Council (CAC) for the University of Hawaiʻi Board of Regents has presented a list of candidates to Governor Neil Abercrombie....

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Tuesday, September 02, 2014
UHPA Approves Abercrombie $32M Gift Contract with 99% 'Yes' Vote
By News Release @ 2:52 AM :: 3065 Views :: Higher Education, Labor
(Flashback June 27, 2014: Abercrombie Rewards UHPA's Campaign Support with $32M -- 'Unprecedented' Early Contract)
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Sunday, August 31, 2014
Mauna Kea Audit: UH Lacks Critical Rules
By News Release @ 4:58 AM :: 3716 Views :: Hawaii County , Higher Education, OHA

...UH lacks critical rules but progress has been made on other prior recommendations....

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Friday, August 29, 2014
Aloha Chancellor Apple Rally Today
By News Release @ 2:33 PM :: 2331 Views :: Higher Education

The rally is to be held at 1pm at the lawn in front of Hawai’i Hall....

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Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Survey: 79% of UHM Faculty Disturbed by Apple Firing
By News Release @ 8:58 PM :: 2574 Views :: Higher Education

The Faculty Senate Executive Committee met with incoming Interim Chancellor Bley-Vroman on Monday, August 25th and is optimistic about working with him in the coming year....

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Friday, August 22, 2014
Overlooking Wreckage, UH Regents Claim to Take Responsibilities Seriously
By News Release @ 3:23 AM :: 2630 Views :: Higher Education

...we received substantial input on the substantial level of churn among the senior system and campus administration over the past decade....

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Friday, August 15, 2014
Report: 14% of Hawaii HS Grads Leave State Within 12 Months
By Selected News Articles @ 2:40 PM :: 3223 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...four members of the Western collaborative -- Hawaii, Idaho, Oregon and Washington -- agreed to share educational and workforce data....

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Saturday, August 09, 2014
Dobelle Sued for Personal Use of School Funds
By News Release @ 5:21 PM :: 2958 Views :: Ethics, Higher Education

...Evan Dobelle Allegedly Spent Close to $100,000 on Personal Purchases and Family Vacations....

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Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Candidate Forced by UH to Take Leave Without Pay
By Selected News Articles @ 10:05 PM :: 5104 Views :: Higher Education, Labor, Politicians

...J N Musto, Executive Director of UHPA indicated that they had been fighting the contract language for 30 years and did reach an agreement that UH professors could maintain their position while campaigning....

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Saturday, August 02, 2014
Apple Unredacted: Did Attack on Carbone's $300K 'Assistant' Precipitate Removal of UHM Chancellor?
By Andrew Walden @ 5:23 PM :: 6172 Views :: Higher Education

"You have mentioned this frequently as a reason for loss of confidence in me from you and the Board."

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Friday, August 01, 2014
Report: Dobelle Could Face Criminal Charges for Theft from Mass. College
By News Release @ 5:45 AM :: 2650 Views :: Higher Education

...Dobelle spent 171 days in San Francisco.  The trips frequently coincided with the Bohemian Club’s “Spring Jinks” gatherings in late May and its two-week “Encampment” in July – cost the school $63,000....

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Thursday, July 31, 2014
Apple Given One Hour Deadline, Accepts Termination Package
By News Release @ 5:13 AM :: 2303 Views :: Higher Education

I had previous provided Dr. Lassner with my rebuttal of his allegations of unsatisfactory performance....

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Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Lassner: We Must Polish the Jewel, not the Apple
By News Release @ 10:14 PM :: 2141 Views :: Higher Education

"At this time we all need to focus on polishing our crown jewel...."

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Sunday, July 27, 2014
UH Manoa's Apple to be Chopped?
By News Release @ 5:45 PM :: 3956 Views :: Higher Education
Lassner has held confidential performance assessment discussions with all the individuals who report to him....
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Sunday, July 20, 2014
HB2427: One Stroke of the Pen
By Tom Yamachika @ 4:01 AM :: 3223 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Higher Education, Labor

...the CLEAR facility is located at UH West Oahu, and that campus testifies that it is okay with scrapping the CLEAR fund....

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Saturday, July 12, 2014
Call for nominations for the UH Board of Regents
By News Release @ 5:35 AM :: 1819 Views :: Higher Education

...including four seats for immediate appointments....

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Wednesday, July 02, 2014
Abercrombie Jets off to Yacht Club to Sign Bills
By News Release @ 4:48 PM :: 2157 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Higher Education

In another first, Gov. Neil Abercrombie today at Hilo Yacht Club enacted measures....

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Tuesday, July 01, 2014
After Win at UH Hilo, Free Speech Lawsuits Hit Campuses Nationwide
By News Release @ 11:12 PM :: 3269 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education

The filings launch FIRE’s new Stand Up For Speech Litigation Project, a national effort to eliminate unconstitutional speech codes through targeted First Amendment lawsuits....

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Friday, June 27, 2014
Abercrombie Rewards UHPA's Campaign Support with $32M -- 'Unprecedented' Early Contract
By News Release @ 5:11 PM :: 4953 Views :: Higher Education, Labor

...the agreement would cost $32 million over two years, a cost that needs to be approved by the Legislature.....

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Monday, June 09, 2014
Court: No EIS Required For Haleakala Telescope
By Robert Thomas @ 9:12 PM :: 3238 Views :: Environment, Higher Education

...In Kilakila O Haleakala v. University of Hawaii the Hawaii Intermediate Court of Appeals rejected a challenge under Hawaii's environmental review statute....

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Monday, June 09, 2014
Stevie Wonder ‘blunder’ case takes Hawaii law enforcement to Spain
By Malia Zimmerman @ 2:31 PM :: 2802 Views :: Higher Education, Law Enforcement

Two of Hawaii’s top law officers are headed to Palma Mallorca, Spain, this week for the so-called “Stevie Wonder Blunder” case....

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Wednesday, June 04, 2014
Richardson is fifth least expensive among top law schools in the U.S.
By News Release @ 12:30 AM :: 2276 Views :: Higher Education

The report found that the 2013 graduates who borrowed to attend Richardson carry an average debt load of $70,263....

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Wednesday, May 28, 2014
War and Democide Author Rudy Rummel Remembered
By Sen. Sam Slom @ 4:25 PM :: 3252 Views :: Higher Education

Rudy was internationally known and respected for his war and peace modeling....

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