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Wednesday, July 20, 2022
Hawaii’s NASED -- Another sports venue that fails to generate promised revenue
By Selected News Articles @ 10:51 PM :: 2229 Views :: Development, Hawaii State Government, Higher Education, Tourism

... Decades of studies have shown that publicly financed stadiums, even those that include housing and retail projects, do not bring in enough money to offset public investments ....

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Tuesday, July 19, 2022
National Science Foundation to Launch EIS Process for Mauna Kea Telescope
By News Release @ 6:02 PM :: 2298 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

... We invite you to review this Draft CEP and provide any comments you may have by the end of the day on September 17, 2022 ....

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Friday, July 15, 2022
We are one step closer to TMT!
By Samuel Wilder King II @ 9:57 PM :: 2711 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

... The National Science Foundation will be starting the environmental review process for TMT on Mauna Kea on Tuesday next week ....

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Sunday, July 10, 2022
UH Regents Evaluate Lassner, identify priorities for coming year
By News Release @ 3:15 PM :: 1482 Views :: Higher Education

"... Enrollment decline at other UH campuses is not as steep as the national average ...."

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Sunday, July 10, 2022
Can the State Tax Itself?
By Tom Yamachika @ 6:00 AM :: 1794 Views :: Higher Education, Taxes

... Tax Department wanted get a piece of the UH research grants ....

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Tuesday, June 21, 2022
Why Panos Prevedouros Left Hawaii
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 2:47 AM :: 3362 Views :: Higher Education, Rail, Cost of Living

... The former chairman of the University of Hawaii’s civil engineering department says aloha ....

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Sunday, June 5, 2022
HB2024: UH Outlines Mauna Kea Leases to be Abandoned
By News Release @ 7:41 AM :: 2334 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

... HB2024 HD1 SD2 CD1 assumes that UH Real Property Agreements become property owned and controlled by the MKSOA by legislative directive ....

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Saturday, June 4, 2022
TMT Telescope Abandons Part of Building Permit
By News Release @ 10:38 AM :: 2617 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

... DOH received a Notice of Cessation from the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) International Observatory for its National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit ....

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Friday, May 27, 2022
How COVID-19 Models Shaped Hawaii Lockdown Policy
By News Release @ 4:30 AM :: 1550 Views :: Higher Education, COVID-19

... By 2021, the team relied on the locally tailored model developed by UH Mānoa Professor Monique Chyba ....

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Wednesday, May 25, 2022
UH Board of Regents approves updated Maunakea Comprehensive Management Plan
By News Release @ 3:44 AM :: 2231 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

... “The University of Hawaiʻi would still be responsible to care for Maunakea under that bill until 2028,” said Lassner, noting that the measure could still be vetoed ....

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Wednesday, May 25, 2022
2022 UH Legislative Recap: Key takeaways, budget breakdown
By News Release @ 3:10 AM :: 1441 Views :: Higher Education

... state support to increase the seating capacity at the Clarence T.C. Ching Athletics Complex was NOT included in the budget ....

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Tuesday, May 10, 2022
Who has the most Student Debt? -- 16 Hawaii Towns Ranked
By Selected News Articles @ 5:40 PM :: 1521 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

... 2022’s Cities with the Most & Least Student Debt ....

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Thursday, May 5, 2022
UH to Pause Work on Mauna Kea Master Lease
By News Release @ 6:55 PM :: 2272 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

... HB2024 CD1 makes it clear that the new Authority will be responsible for deciding if there will be more or less astronomy on Maunakea than the nine observatories allowed under the current UH Master Plan ....

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Thursday, May 5, 2022
DLNR: Mauna Kea Bill Dangerous, Unconstitutional
By News Release @ 6:44 PM :: 2179 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

... HB2024 CD1 leaves significant gaps that could result in worse management of Mauna Kea’s natural and cultural resources ....

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Thursday, May 5, 2022
UH Survey: Gender Based Violence Hysteria Eases Slightly
By News Release @ 5:08 PM :: 1615 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education, Law Enforcement

... Gender-based violence and harassment prevalence has decreased since the previous survey across all categories ....

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Tuesday, May 3, 2022
OHA Trustees Reject Maunakea Bill
By Selected News Articles @ 3:29 AM :: 2374 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

... an appraisal must be taken to set the commercial value of the lease and to ensure that the lease rent is set to ensure the highest return to the State and to the Office of Hawaiian Affairs ....

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Wednesday, April 27, 2022
Full Text: Conference Committee Issues Proposed Draft to Create Mauna Kea Stewardship and Oversight Authority
By News Release @ 5:43 AM :: 2470 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

... This afternoon, the legislative conference committee on House Bill (HB) 2024, Relating to Mauna Kea, issued a proposed conference draft (CD 1) ....

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Sunday, April 24, 2022
UHERO: Astronomy impact on Hawaiʻi even greater with ‘spillover’ effects
By UHERO @ 5:23 PM :: 1819 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

... The extent of astronomy’s economic impact on the state goes well beyond the standard economic measurements when “spillover” effects are included ....

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Sunday, April 10, 2022
UHPA: UH Faculty Approve 14.35% Pay Hike
By News Release @ 6:24 PM :: 2109 Views :: Higher Education, Labor

...Increases salaries by 14.35% compounded over the three years, not including the one-time 1% bonus--99.1% vote to approve....

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Thursday, March 31, 2022
UH Faculty Senate Denounces Sen Donna Mercado Kim
By News Release @ 3:49 PM :: 2290 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education

... Senator Kim pushed the elimination of a tenured faculty member’s position and introduced SB 3269 SD1, a bill that attempted to alter tenure and transfer managerial authority over the university from the Board of Regents to the legislature ....

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Thursday, March 31, 2022
Ige Appoints Five to BoE and Two to BoR
By News Release @ 3:42 AM :: 1967 Views :: Education K-12, Higher Education

 ... The appointments are subject to approval by the Senate .... 

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Tuesday, March 29, 2022
College enrollment down sharply
By News Release @ 4:28 AM :: 1985 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

... public universities were hit the hardest with a 13.2 drop in new freshmen enrollment over the two-year pandemic period ....

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Monday, March 28, 2022
UH Prof Named KSBE Trustee
By News Release @ 11:09 PM :: 1565 Views :: Higher Education

... Noelani Goodyear-Kaʻōpua, interim assistant vice provost for faculty excellence and Department of Political Science professor, is the newest addition to the five-member Kamehameha Schools Board of Trustees ....

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Thursday, March 24, 2022
Anti-Telescope Leaders Oppose HB2024 -- 'Bill does not provide any benefits'
By Andrew Walden @ 5:49 AM :: 2807 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

"...Thi$ Bill DOE$ NOT provide for any benefit$, or any procedure for $uch benefit$ to tran$fer to the beneficiarie$...." -- Anti-Telescope Protest Leaders

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Wednesday, March 23, 2022
Innovative States? Hawaii Ranks 40th
By Selected News Articles @ 9:54 PM :: 1801 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

... knowledge and technology outputs are America’s particular strengths--but not Hawaii's ....

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Tuesday, March 15, 2022
Public feedback needed for update to Maunakea management plan
By News Release @ 5:19 AM :: 2653 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

... The draft CMP Supplement does not propose projects or land uses. It must be approved by the UH Board of Regents (BOR) and then approved by the BLNR at public meetings to take effect ....

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Thursday, March 10, 2022
​UH Mānoa receives full 10-year accreditation
By News Release @ 10:00 AM :: 1434 Views :: Higher Education

... The work toward accreditation began in 2017 and involved the new WASC process—Thematic Pathway for Reaffirmation.... UH Mānoa’s themes were Native Hawaiian Place of Learning, Transformational Student Success, and Academic Innovation and Engaged Learning.....

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Wednesday, February 23, 2022
Mauna Kea: UH Seeks Cultural Practitioners for 'Cultural Impact Assessment'
By News Release @ 3:45 PM :: 2260 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

... possible effects on cultural practices by future land authorizations ....

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Monday, February 21, 2022
Record graduation rates at UH campuses across the state
By News Release @ 11:50 PM :: 1787 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education, COVID-19

... University of Hawaiʻi campuses across the state achieved record highs in important graduation and retention metrics for the academic year 2020–21, the first full academic year impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic ....

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Tuesday, February 15, 2022
Maunakea telescope to be decommissioned this summer
By News Release @ 3:10 AM :: 2290 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

... CSO is one of two Maunakea telescopes currently in the final stages of the decommissioning process, established in the Maunakea Comprehensive Management Plan (CMP). The UH Hilo Hōkū Kea Telescope is on track to be decommissioned in 2023 .... 

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Sunday, January 30, 2022
Astronomy Adds $221M to Hawaii Economy
By News Release @ 4:06 PM :: 4322 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

... The total economic impact of $221 million, which also accounts for indirect and induced impacts, is nearly as much as farming statewide ....

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Friday, January 28, 2022
Aloha Stadium: Sometimes you wonder where political leaders find numbers to fit the narrative
By Video @ 2:24 AM :: 2741 Views :: Honolulu County, Development, Higher Education

... Stadium-villages generally create low wage jobs ....

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Thursday, January 27, 2022
Calling OHA’s Bluff:  HB2024 Would Strip Mountain of Telescopes, Hand it over to Hawaiian Activists
By News Release @ 8:52 PM :: 5131 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

... No telescopes = No rent money ....

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Monday, January 24, 2022
UH Football Coach Selection Process Illegal?
By Rep Bob McDermott @ 2:00 AM :: 4318 Views :: Ethics, Higher Education

... attorney Mike Green indicated in the Sunday paper, President Lassner and AD Matlin’s actions may cause legal jeopardy for the State of Hawaii ....

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Friday, January 21, 2022
UH Regents approve new Maunakea Master Plan
By News Release @ 4:10 AM :: 5291 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

... The plan’s strategies include broadening Native Hawaiian and community participation in planning and programming ....

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Tuesday, January 18, 2022
Hundreds in Hawaii will get cut of Student Loan Settlement
By News Release @ 9:41 PM :: 1661 Views :: Higher Education

... As part of the settlement, Hawai‘i will receive a total of $367,867 in restitution payments for 1,380 federal loan borrowers. Additionally, 196 Hawai‘i borrowers will receive a total of more than $4.3 million in private loan debt cancellation .... 

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Saturday, January 15, 2022
UH regents to consider new Maunakea Master Plan
By News Release @ 11:00 AM :: 2043 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

... Board of Regents (BOR) will consider adopting the draft Master Plan for UH-managed lands on Maunakea at the BOR January 20, 2022 meeting  ....

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Saturday, January 15, 2022
No Buyout:  Todd Graham resigns as University of Hawaii head football coach
By News Release @ 3:08 AM :: 1824 Views :: Higher Education

... Graham resigned, so aside from normal reimbursements and compensation earned, no additional monies will be owed to the coach ....

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Friday, January 7, 2022
Ocean plastic is creating new communities of life on the high seas
By News Release @ 3:41 AM :: 1818 Views :: Environment, Higher Education

... Coastal plants and animals have found a new way to survive in the open ocean—by colonizing plastic pollution ....

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Tuesday, December 28, 2021
Many UH classes to move online for first two weeks of spring semester
By News Release @ 5:51 PM :: 1690 Views :: Higher Education, COVID-19

... only courses that can be “effectively taught online” will be impacted ....

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Wednesday, December 22, 2021
UH funding priorities included in Governor’s 2022 budget
By News Release @ 12:57 AM :: 1415 Views :: Higher Education

... Ige’s supplemental executive budget for the 2022 legislative session includes most of the University of Hawaiʻi’s budget wish list ....

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Saturday, December 18, 2021
Calling OHA's Bluff: Legislators Recommend Removing All Observatories from Maunakea
By News Release @ 4:21 AM :: 4440 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

... without telescopes, who will be left to pay OHA rent? ....

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Tuesday, December 14, 2021
COVID: UH Faculty Win Six More Months of Telework
By News Release @ 4:33 PM :: 2064 Views :: Higher Education, Labor, COVID-19

... Teleworking UH Faculty will be exempt from requirements to submit work plans through June 30, 2022 ....

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Sunday, December 12, 2021
Former University of Guam Professor Sentenced in Bid-Rigging Scheme
By News Release @ 7:15 PM :: 2189 Views :: Ethics, Higher Education, Military

... produced fictitious bids in order to make the procurement process appear legitimate ....

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Saturday, December 11, 2021
COVID Brings More Students to Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 10:10 PM :: 2208 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education, COVID-19

... Hawaii colleges and universities saw a 3.3% increase in students transferring to their institutions amid the pandemic ....

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Friday, December 10, 2021
UH regents schedule first meeting on new Maunakea Master Plan
By News Release @ 5:08 PM :: 2274 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

... The Master Plan serves as a framework for aligning land-use decisions ....

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Friday, December 3, 2021
Makahiki Stargazing Festival
By News Release @ 4:00 PM :: 1583 Views :: Higher Education

... Please come join OKH, IfA and NOIRLab for solar observations, star-gazing and Makahaiki Games December 4, 3pm @ Magic Island ....

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Friday, December 3, 2021
UH: 96% of our Students Believe Eco-Religion
By News Release @ 3:49 PM :: 2490 Views :: Environment, Higher Education

... ‘Worry and hope’: Producing students to save the world ....

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Monday, November 22, 2021
Ethics: UH Administrator Finds $9,592.53 in a Forgotten Bank Account
By News Release @ 8:46 PM :: 2844 Views :: Ethics, Higher Education

... guess what happens next .... 

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Thursday, November 11, 2021
Spying on You: Hawaii Insurer Testing 'Accident Predictive System' Based on 'Drive Recorder' in Cars
By News Release @ 4:29 PM :: 2000 Views :: Higher Education, Small Business

... when a risk of an accident is detected by the algorithm based on the data captured by the drive recorder, effective safety measures such as notifying the operations manager of the relevant company and/or encouraging the driver to take a break ....

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