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Friday, November 20, 2020
UH to Continue Online for Spring Semester
By News Release @ 4:52 PM :: 2454 Views :: Higher Education, COVID-19

...Especially with recent news of successes in COVID-19 vaccine development, I think we are all looking forward to better times ahead in 2021....

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Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Mauna Kea: Is it an ethics violation if Mayor Harry Kim’s politically favored ‘protesters’ are allowed to break the law with impunity?
By Andrew Walden @ 12:24 AM :: 5666 Views :: Hawaii County , Ethics, Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA, Police

...Harry Kim won’t be mayor much longer....  

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Saturday, November 7, 2020
DBEDT: International Students Contribute $381M to Economy in 2019
By News Release @ 9:48 PM :: 2897 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

... $381.2 million in economic output generated, including direct, indirect, and induced effects ....

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Thursday, October 22, 2020
UH Manoa ranked 378th by U.S. News and World Report
By News Release @ 6:05 AM :: 2764 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...UH Manoa is ahead of the University of Oklahoma (No. 414), California State University, Fresno (No. 494)....

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Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Convicted Palestinian Hijacker Set to Speak at UH Manoa--Unless Zoom Blocks her (again)
By News Release @ 11:29 PM :: 3482 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education

... her terrorism convictions in connection with the 1969 hijacking of TWA Flight 840 and the 1970 hijacking of El Al Flight 219 ....

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Monday, October 19, 2020
OHA Races: If you saying NO AUDIT, you are supporting the demise of our future generations
By Selected News Articles @ 10:17 PM :: 3341 Views :: Ethics, Higher Education, OHA

... Because OHA get plans for Mauna Kea .... 

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Saturday, October 17, 2020
Nobel Prize Winner Talks About TMT Challenges 
By News Release @ 10:43 PM :: 4167 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

... “Having two disparate points of view is ultimately the way of finding a more creative solution. What I hope ultimately is having a better collaboration between the scientific community and the native Hawaiians will help us arrive at a solution that's right for all of humanity.” ....

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Friday, October 16, 2020
UH News: University Enrollment Up--Community College Enrollment Down
By News Release @ 4:46 AM :: 2521 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...UH‘s four year universities are up 1.9% and the UH community colleges are down 3.2%....

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Friday, October 16, 2020
Regents appoint Maunakea Planning Task Group
By News Release @ 4:40 AM :: 4086 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

... The group will make recommendations to the board ....

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Wednesday, October 14, 2020
UH Manoa student loan defaults among lowest in the nation
By News Release @ 8:19 PM :: 2503 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

... UH Manoa’s default rate was 3.3% compared to 9.7% nationally ....

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Tuesday, October 13, 2020
TMT: A Message from Aloha Aina Party Cofounder Pua Ishibashi
By News Release @ 8:42 PM :: 2896 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

"... With all that is needed in the Lahui we should not IMO simplify a candidate's worth for our Lahui based on his/her stance on a single issue ...."

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Sunday, October 11, 2020
Call for nominations for UH Board of Regents
By News Release @ 6:25 PM :: 2077 Views :: Higher Education

...accepting applications for three seats on the Board of Regents....

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Sunday, October 11, 2020
Academic Leadership
By Tom Yamachika @ 6:00 AM :: 3736 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Higher Education, Labor, COVID-19

...an example of leadership in the face of the COVID-19 crisis....

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Thursday, October 8, 2020
Hilo native wins coveted Nobel Prize for gene editing tool
By News Release @ 12:00 PM :: 2852 Views :: Higher Education, GMOs

... A world-renowned biochemist who connects part of her early fascination with science to time spent in a University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo biology lab captured the prestigious Nobel Prize in Chemistry ....

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Saturday, September 26, 2020
Upgrade your job skills: State Offers Free Online Courses
By News Release @ 2:00 PM :: 2749 Views :: Higher Education

...users can take their pick from more than 3,000 courses and certifications from top universities and organizations....

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Saturday, September 26, 2020
UH: Corporate Lives Matter
By News Release @ 2:59 AM :: 3126 Views :: Higher Education

...Donald J Trump is practicing white identity politics.  We are just like him--but with different identities and more money....

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Saturday, September 26, 2020
Telescope Backs Waiakea HS STEM Program
By News Release @ 12:22 AM :: 4571 Views :: Hawaii County , Education K-12, Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...With only a few working computers left, it was time to reach out for help.... 

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Saturday, September 26, 2020
Mauna Kea Comprehensive Management Plan -- Community Meetings Set
By News Release @ 12:09 AM :: 2716 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

...We have scheduled three virtual community meetings on the Independent Evaluation of UH’s Implementation of the Mauna Kea CMP....

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Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Chinese Agent Awarded 'Inouye Chair' at UH Manoa
By Heritage Foundation @ 7:20 PM :: 6192 Views :: Higher Education

“...Black Futures Lab is a fiscally sponsored project of the Chinese Progressive Association....”

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Friday, September 11, 2020
UH 'cuts will be significantly larger than Great Recession'
By News Release @ 11:30 PM :: 2763 Views :: Higher Education, COVID-19

"...we should expect that the impact to the State economy as a result of the pandemic will persist for at least 5 years...."

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Wednesday, September 9, 2020
Thought Control: UH Manoa 'Truth' Commission gets National Spotlight
By News Release @ 5:23 PM :: 3221 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education

...we...have to have plans for healing and creating transformed futures; futures without (those we deem to be racist) ....

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Friday, September 4, 2020
UH Manoa in top 1% of worldwide universities
By News Release @ 3:58 AM :: 3018 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

... according to the 2021 Times Higher Education World University Rankings released on September 2 ....

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Wednesday, September 2, 2020
Censorship: UH Admin on the Hunt for Student Authors of 'Offensive' George Floyd Video
By News Release @ 7:43 PM :: 3530 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education

...we will ...uh... exclude these videographers, whoever they are, in the name of  ..uh... inclusivity....

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Thursday, August 27, 2020
Hawaii Community Colleges Ranked
By Selected News Articles @ 4:49 AM :: 3103 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...2020’s Best & Worst Community Colleges....

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Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Feds Have Funds: Want to Talk to Telescope Protesters About Money
By News Release @ 12:54 PM :: 5025 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

... OHA Negotiating Position: “$50 million per year” ....

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Friday, August 21, 2020
Board resolution urges UH to prepare for pandemic financial impact
By News Release @ 10:24 AM :: 2443 Views :: Higher Education, COVID-19

...expecting what the resolution describes as, “a steep reduction of general fund support” that is expected to directly impact all aspects of operations....

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Friday, August 21, 2020
Maunakea internal management restructuring approved by regents
By News Release @ 10:01 AM :: 3950 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

... BOR approved a revised plan to restructure the internal management of UH-managed lands on Maunakea ....

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Monday, August 10, 2020
UH reduces presence on campuses as COVID-19 impacts Hawaii
By News Release @ 7:49 PM :: 2471 Views :: Higher Education, COVID-19

... This message was shared with the students, faculty, and staff of the 10-campus University of Hawaii system on August 10, 2020 ....

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Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Honolulu Streets to be Wired for Autonomous Vehicles
By News Release @ 5:09 AM :: 3263 Views :: Honolulu County, Higher Education

...Project preps traffic for self-driving cars, more....

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Monday, August 3, 2020
Free Speech? UH Manoa Policy Encourages Abuse
By News Release @ 11:52 PM :: 3338 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education

...University of Hawaii at Manoa has been given the speech code rating Yellow....

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Monday, August 3, 2020
Free Speech? UH Hilo policy encourages abuse
By News Release @ 11:47 PM :: 2891 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education

...ambiguous policy that too easily encourages administrative abuse and arbitrary application....

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Friday, July 24, 2020
UH Manoa COVID-19 plan for fall
By News Release @ 12:26 AM :: 2812 Views :: Higher Education, COVID-19

...This message was shared with the students, faculty and staff of the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa on July 22, 2020....

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Tuesday, July 21, 2020
Video: Hawaii's Generation Z
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 1:50 AM :: 2407 Views :: Higher Education

...How do they view the present and the future, and what will they contribute to Hawaii and the world? Join us as we explore their attitudes, beliefs and values.... 

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Friday, July 17, 2020
VIDEO: TMT Remains Committed to Finding a Way Forward in Hawaii
By Samuel Wilder King II @ 12:27 AM :: 4385 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

... construction will probably not happen this year or through the upcoming winter season ....

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Tuesday, July 14, 2020
UH Regents: Use COVID Emergency to Re-write Labor Contracts
By Selected News Articles @ 2:12 AM :: 3464 Views :: Higher Education, Labor, COVID-19

... UH Board of Regents resolution calls for emergency proclamation, drastic cuts ....

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Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Exemption for out-of-state students part of extended quarantine
By News Release @ 12:29 AM :: 2619 Views :: Higher Education, COVID-19

...exemptions for out-of-state college students registered to attend school in Hawaiʻi in the fall....

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Monday, July 13, 2020
​UH legislative update as session adjourns during COVID-19 pandemic
By News Release @ 11:24 PM :: 2188 Views :: Higher Education

...Kalbert Young, UH vice president for budget and finance and chief financial officer, shares his analysis of the 2020 legislative session....

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Tuesday, July 7, 2020
Can Visitor Data Predict COVID in Hawaii?
By News Release @ 2:56 AM :: 2542 Views :: Higher Education, COVID-19

...It will drill down the spread of COVID-19 among specific communities, unlike current models which only focus on the region as a whole....

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Thursday, July 2, 2020
UH releases interim COVID-19 guidelines for its 10 campuses
By Video @ 5:45 AM :: 2720 Views :: Higher Education, COVID-19

"...Reducing the number of in-person courses by using online and hybrid options while ensuring students can achieve the same learning objectives regardless of instructional format...."

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Wednesday, July 1, 2020
Ige: Mauna Kea the Cornerstone for US Astronomy
By Video @ 10:08 PM :: 4396 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

" ... the fate of the Thirty Meter Telescope really coincides with the entire astronomy industry in the United States...." --Ige

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Wednesday, July 1, 2020
Akina for OHA: TMT Yes with Pono Management
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 9:34 PM :: 4594 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...Like many Hawaiians, I believe there is room on the Mauna for both science and the sacred.  But we must protect the environment and honor the culture.  With pono management, the presence of world class scientific equipment will benefit Hawaiians and all people through advances in education, jobs, economic opportunity, and global competitiveness.”....

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Sunday, June 28, 2020
Future of the Aloha Stadium
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:00 AM :: 3823 Views :: Development, Higher Education, Tourism

... Can we afford to take the risk of building a new stadium with an entertainment center that may become a financial white elephant like our convention center? ....

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Thursday, June 18, 2020
Public input sought on decommissioning of Maunakea telescope
By News Release @ 5:24 AM :: 4041 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...The University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo is seeking public input on the decommissioning of the Hōkū Keʻa telescope on the summit of Maunakea....

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Saturday, June 13, 2020
Regents to consider new Maunakea internal management structure
By News Release @ 4:22 AM :: 4189 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...The University of Hawaiʻi Board of Regents will consider the UH Hilo internal restructuring plan for management operations of Maunakea lands at the board’s upcoming June 18 monthly meeting....

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Monday, June 8, 2020
UH begins training COVID-19 contact tracers
By News Release @ 3:10 AM :: 2683 Views :: Higher Education, COVID-19

...The program as a whole expects to train 320 contact tracers by mid-July 2020 as well as hundreds more in the next year....

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Thursday, May 28, 2020
Latest Poll Shows 2-1 Margin in Support of TMT on Maunakea
By News Release @ 6:54 PM :: 4009 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education

...61 percent of Hawaii residents support moving ahead with construction of TMT, with 32 percent opposed....

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Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Restructuring of Maunakea management will provide greater accountability and transparency
By News Release @ 5:13 PM :: 4174 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...The regents are expected to vote on the new internal management structure at their May 21 meeting....

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Wednesday, May 20, 2020
UH, DOH working on plan to test out-of-state students for COVID-19
By News Release @ 3:09 AM :: 3186 Views :: Higher Education, Tourism, COVID-19

...Protocols for testing, along contact tracing and quarantine as needed, are key components in UHʻs plans to resume in-person instruction at UH....

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Wednesday, May 20, 2020
COVID: City, UH, Labs Team up to Test 100,000 on Oahu
By News Release @ 1:26 AM :: 3229 Views :: Honolulu County, Higher Education, COVID-19

...TMC Lab will collaborate with Community Health Centers across Oʻahu and provide capacity to perform up to 50,000 COVID-19 tests and 49,000 antibody tests through the end of 2020....

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Friday, May 15, 2020
DLNR Begins Review of Mauna Kea Management Plan
By News Release @ 7:45 PM :: 4056 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...the department is launching an independent evaluation of the University of Hawai‘i’s (UH) compliance with the Mauna Kea Comprehensive Management Plan (CMP)....

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