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Thursday, April 18, 2024
Six public forums scheduled for UH president’s search
By News Release @ 4:18 PM :: 389 Views :: Higher Education

... Each forum will be ninety minutes long and available in-person and virtually via Zoom ....

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Saturday, April 6, 2024
Trask: UH Regents Shakeup May Profit OHA
By Selected News Articles @ 5:46 PM :: 1485 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

... must pay fair market value for their leases ....

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Friday, March 29, 2024
Aloha Stadium Bidding Limited to Two Gangs of Insiders
By News Release @ 4:34 AM :: 2686 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Hawaii State Government, Higher Education

... only these insiders are qualified to bid ....

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Wednesday, March 27, 2024
‘I hope you die a slow and painful death’--Student 'triggered' by Israeli flags at UH Manoa
By Selected News Articles @ 9:32 PM :: 1454 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education

"... Pro-Israel supporters at UHM planted Israeli flags in a common space to express their support for Israeli Jews following the Oct. 7 massacre ...."

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Wednesday, March 27, 2024
Green Appoints Dozens to Powerful State Boards
By News Release @ 5:22 PM :: 2152 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii State Government, Higher Education, Land Use

... BLNR, BoE, UH Regents and more ...

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Saturday, March 23, 2024
Fraud: Another Sovereignty Scammer Pleads Guilty
By News Release @ 3:10 PM :: 2026 Views :: Higher Education, OHA, Taxes

... the sixth person charged in connection with the investigation into a group tied to Dexter Kiama and David Keanu Sai ....

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Thursday, March 7, 2024
Kouchi in Danger After Nahale-a Debacle?
By Selected News Articles @ 4:11 AM :: 3380 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government, Higher Education, Politicians

... if a person who voted for Nahale-a gets ticked off enough to try and flip at least one of the votes that voted against, then they could have a shot at reorganizing the Senate ....

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Wednesday, March 6, 2024
"A move by Senator Donna Mercado Kim to reshape the Board of Regents into her name, image, and likeness"
By News Release @ 6:53 PM :: 2104 Views :: Ethics, Higher Education, Labor

"This vote is about abuse of power."

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Monday, March 4, 2024
No Money for Mauna Kea? Science Foundation Funds only one Giant Telescope
By News Release @ 5:39 PM :: 1573 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

... NSF discuss with the Board during the May 2024 meeting its plan to select which of the two candidate telescopes the Agency plans to continue to support ....

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Saturday, March 2, 2024
There is Room on Mauna Kea for Both Culture and Science
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 8:11 PM :: 1473 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

... what we need is “the collective will to share the Mauna” ....

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Friday, March 1, 2024
2nd Maunakea telescope decommissioning to begin
By News Release @ 12:43 PM :: 1314 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

... UH is working with MKSOA to transfer its leases, conservation district use permits, and an easement for lands on Maunakea to the new authority ....

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Tuesday, February 20, 2024
Hawaiʻi’s future jobs: 70% require postsecondary education by 2031
By UHERO @ 1:55 PM :: 1240 Views :: Economy, Higher Education

“...I think there is a misconception now that there are jobs that are great right here in Hawaiʻi that you can get right after high school with just a high school diploma and that’s just not the case....”

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Saturday, February 17, 2024
Decision on advisory group for UH president’s search postponed
By News Release @ 12:58 PM :: 1197 Views :: Higher Education

... The BOR also received an update on the search firm for the president’s search. A firm has been selected and will be announced when the contract is finalized....

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Tuesday, January 23, 2024
Money Grab: OHA Sues to Abolish Mauna Kea Authority
By News Release @ 2:14 PM :: 1020 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

... this is all about the master lease negotiations ....

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Saturday, December 23, 2023
Telescope Removed from Mauna Kea--Will be Shipped to Chile where Science is Appreciated
By News Release @ 1:10 PM :: 1301 Views :: Higher Education

... Caltech has taken the Leighton Telescope out of the Caltech Submillimeter Observatory (CSO) dome and removed it from Maunakea for shipment to Chile for re-use ....

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Monday, December 18, 2023
​Public asked to participate in survey on next UH President
By News Release @ 2:03 AM :: 1043 Views :: Higher Education

... should next UH President be more like MRC Greenwood or Evan Dobelle? ... 

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Thursday, December 14, 2023
RFP-LOL: Aloha Stadium will be Built by 2028
By News Release @ 11:49 PM :: 1422 Views :: Honolulu County, Development, Higher Education

... 2028?  How hard are you laughing? ....

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Thursday, December 7, 2023
​Regents approve search process for next UH President
By News Release @ 11:59 PM :: 403 Views :: Higher Education

... trying to please Mercado Kim ....

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Sunday, November 19, 2023
UH enrollment up, community colleges see first increase since 2010
By News Release @ 5:11 PM :: 1246 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

... Enrollment at the 10 campuses of the University of Hawaiʻi is up 1.2% in the fall 2023 semester compared to fall 2022 ....

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Sunday, November 19, 2023
Lassner: Why I'm staying out of Gaza dispute
By Video @ 5:04 PM :: 1491 Views :: Higher Education

... I am not a professional politician or an international political influencer. Rather, I lead a complicated educational institution with an array of internal and external stakeholders who seldom agree about much of anything ....

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Thursday, October 26, 2023
Hawaii Among Highest Student Loan Payments
By Selected News Articles @ 2:56 PM :: 1556 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education, Cost of Living

... Hawaii ranks third-highest with a $223 median student loan payment ....

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Saturday, October 14, 2023
​Is it really a good idea to build a new Aloha Stadium?
By Grassroot Institute @ 4:20 PM :: 2139 Views :: Ethics, Development, Higher Education, Rail, Tourism

... Considering the record of the old Aloha Stadium, there are many questions ....

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Wednesday, September 20, 2023
​UH President Lassner announces plans to retire
By News Release @ 2:40 AM :: 1512 Views :: Higher Education

... University of Hawaiʻi President David Lassner plans to retire at the end of 2024, after what will be more than a decade in the position ....

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Sunday, September 10, 2023
HELP: Student Loans to be repaid for Medical Professionals who Commit to Hawaii
By News Release @ 6:29 PM :: 2181 Views :: Health Care, Higher Education

... $30 million in educational loan debt repayment to health professionals licensed or otherwise certified to practice in and provide care to patients in Hawai‘i ....

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Thursday, August 31, 2023
Removal of Caltech Telescope from Maunakea is underway
By News Release @ 3:39 AM :: 1721 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

... before and after photos ....

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Thursday, August 17, 2023
VIDEO: Hawaii Official Who Allegedly Withheld Water From Firefighters Says ‘Equity’ Comes First
By Video @ 11:55 PM :: 4969 Views :: Maui County, Environment, Ethics, Higher Education

... A Hawaiian Studies major, Kaleo prefers a traditional, holistic "One Water" approach where water is revered, not used.  Water requires "true conversations about equity" ....

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Tuesday, August 15, 2023
Hawaii's Five Community Colleges Ranked
By Selected News Articles @ 9:39 PM :: 2241 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

... 2023’s Best & Worst Community Colleges ....

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Thursday, August 3, 2023
Hawaii 2nd Lowest Student Debt
By Wallet Hub @ 1:51 PM :: 2445 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

... 2023's States with the Most and Least Student Debt ....

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Thursday, July 27, 2023
DoH, UH Scheme to Hide Your Children's Sex Change Surgery from You
By Selected News Articles @ 9:01 PM :: 3188 Views :: Education K-12, Family, Health Care, Higher Education

..."minors 14 years of age or older" can "consent to outpatient mental health services without the consent, knowledge or participation of their parents or legal guardians, upon consultation and agreement of their licensed therapist."....

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Wednesday, July 26, 2023
UH Pays Off Ransomware Hackers
By News Release @ 4:41 PM :: 2489 Views :: Ethics, Higher Education

... Hawaii Community College paid at least $100,000 in ransomware attack ....

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Friday, July 21, 2023
UH sets new extramural funding record of $515.9M in FY2023
By News Release @ 3:45 PM :: 2092 Views :: Higher Education

... back-to-back record hauls in extramural funding ....

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Wednesday, July 12, 2023
Trail of Ethical Gaffes Leads from US Supreme Court to UH Law School
By Court House News @ 3:29 PM :: 1841 Views :: Ethics, Higher Education

... Emails and other records provided by UH Richardson Law School show justices in the program--currently co-sponsored by Case Lombardi--often met with local dignitaries and frequently dined at private clubs or the private residences of prominent UH Law School donors .... 

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Sunday, July 9, 2023
UH Regents: Elections out of the norm
By Selected News Articles @ 2:51 AM :: 2213 Views :: Higher Education

... Neil Abercrombie nominated himself for Second Vice Chair of BoR and lost ....

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Thursday, June 29, 2023
UH 'Disappointed' by Affirmative Action Ruling Against Anti-Asian Discrimination
By News Release @ 7:23 PM :: 1633 Views :: Higher Education

... A federal official wrote a parody of Harvard’s attitude toward Asian Americans and shared it with the dean of admissions. Why did a judge try to hide that from the public?....

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Wednesday, June 7, 2023
OIP Issues Three New Formal Opinions
By News Release @ 10:40 PM :: 1872 Views :: Maui County, Ethics, Higher Education

... seeking the names of all students and faculty serving on the UH William S. Richardson School of Law Admissions Committee ....

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Wednesday, May 31, 2023
Abercrombie News: Green Appoints Three UH Regents
By News Release @ 6:12 PM :: 1816 Views :: Higher Education

... Former Governor Neil Abercrombie, Attorney Lauren Akitake, and Global Resiliency Hub CEO Alapaki Nahale-a will fill seats for the term beginning July 1, 2023 for five-year appointments, subject to confirmation by the Hawai‘i State Senate .... 

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Friday, May 12, 2023
Craig Angelos recommended for UH Mānoa athletics director
By News Release @ 3:04 PM :: 1889 Views :: Higher Education

... If approved, Angelos would start Monday, June 5, succeeding David Matlin ....

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Friday, April 28, 2023
Chancellor Solemsaas leaving Hawaiʻi Community College
By News Release @ 7:44 PM :: 2373 Views :: Hawaii County , Higher Education

... Solemsaas’ last day on campus is scheduled for June 30, 2023 ....

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Saturday, April 1, 2023
Abercrombie Among Finalists named for 3 seats on UH Board of Regents
By News Release @ 2:56 PM :: 1983 Views :: Higher Education

... Abercrombie said he sent Green a letter Friday requesting consideration for a seat on the board ....

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Friday, March 31, 2023
VA Error Leaves Potentially Thousands Of Student Veterans Without Rent Payments
By Selected News Articles @ 4:12 PM :: 1904 Views :: Higher Education, Military

... Meanwhile, tens of thousands of servicemembers and dependents stationed in Guam and Hawaii are in danger of seeing their cost of living allowances slashed ....

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Saturday, March 18, 2023
Report backs UH Mānoa athletics response to Senate 'concerns'
By News Release @ 12:33 AM :: 1936 Views :: Ethics, Higher Education

... The allegations were raised during a January 7, 2022 public informational briefing by the Hawaiʻi State Senate Committees on Ways and Means and Higher Education ....

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Monday, February 13, 2023
Kim, DelaCruz, Kidani: Regents Should Dump Lassner to Help Boost Aloha Stadium Boondoggle
By News Release @ 3:43 AM :: 2622 Views :: Development, Higher Education

... This is all about Aloha Stadium. Under Lassner UH is shifting to TC Ching. The scamsters want a president who will commit to play UH sports in their new Aloha Stadium. They don't care what happens to the rest of the University ....

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Saturday, January 7, 2023
Optimism About Astronomy on Mauna Kea
By Selected News Articles @ 12:01 PM :: 2166 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

“...A year ago I would have been pessimistic….”  …but … Recent developments make John O’Meara “optimistic about astronomy on Mauna Kea whether or not TMT is part of it....”

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Monday, December 5, 2022
Critical Race Theory Programs at UH Med School
By Selected News Articles @ 1:51 AM :: 2153 Views :: Higher Education

... mandatory education in anti-racism, diversity, equity, and inclusion, or some other form of critical race theory-linked program, either through mandatory training or in the curriculum ....

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Sunday, October 30, 2022
Public meetings for proposed tuition increase in 2025, 2026
By News Release @ 3:22 AM :: 1630 Views :: Higher Education, Cost of Living

... a 2% increase in resident tuition rates at the three UH universities in AY 2025–26 and a 2% increase in AY 2026–27 ....

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Friday, October 21, 2022
UH enrollment dips
By News Release @ 4:27 AM :: 1759 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

... There are 48,373 students currently enrolled at UH, down from 49,773 students in 2021, a 2.8% decrease ....

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Thursday, October 6, 2022
Meet the Honolulu CC & Kapiolani CC chancellor finalists
By News Release @ 2:31 PM :: 1968 Views :: Higher Education

... Each finalist was selected by University of Hawaiʻi Vice President for Community Colleges Erika Lacro based on recommendations from the chancellor search advisory committee ....

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Friday, September 16, 2022
SEC Fines Bank of Hawaii in ‘Pay to Play’ Scheme
By Andrew Walden @ 11:10 PM :: 2480 Views :: Ethics, Higher Education

... A Bank of Hawaii officer oversaw major UH investment management contracts after dropping a $1000 contribution into Governor David Ige’s 2018 reelection campaign ....

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Tuesday, September 13, 2022
UH Strategic Plan draft available for public review and comment
By News Release @ 1:47 AM :: 1628 Views :: Higher Education

...The plan will guide Hawaiʻi’s public higher education, 10-campus system for the next six years....

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Monday, September 12, 2022
Ige Names Eight to Mauna Kea Stewardship Authority
By News Release @ 11:18 PM :: 2713 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

“...I want to thank these individuals for stepping forward. Through this new stewardship model, I believe we can find a way for science and culture to coexist on Mauna Kea in a mutually beneficial way,” said Gov. Ige....

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