March 2024 anniversaries

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The University of Hawaiʻi celebrates March 2024 faculty and staff anniversaries.

50 years

Merlin, Mark D
Professor, UH Mānoa

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UH News Image of the Week: Hydroponics

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This week’s UH News Image of the Week is from Hawaiʻi Community College.

Fresh lettuce at a Hawaiʻi Community College hydroponics greenhouse at the UH Hilo Agricultural Farm Laboratory. Hawaiʻi CC‘s agriculture program offers both degrees and certificates.

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Hawaiian Word of the Week: ʻOno

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Reading time: < 1 minute ʻOno

—Delicious, tasty, savory; to relish, crave.

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Column: Three generations of strong Native Hawaiian wahine

Author: UH News
Reading time: 4 minutesTasha Kama

Column by University of Hawaiʻi Maui College Chancellor Lui Hokoana was published by The Maui News on February 24, 2024.

When the last of Maui County Councilmember Tasha Kama’s eleven children graduated from high school, she thought about going back to school at UH Maui College....

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Leeward CC’s The Reading Room returns with local authors’ insights

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Reading time: 2 minutesStanding from left, Robert Oshita, Les Matsuura, Camden Barruga, Rick Brunty, Theo O’Neal, Matthew Villanueva
Sitting, Ann Inoshita, Darrell H. Y. Lum

The Reading Room—a series of author interviews produced by the Leeward Community College Educational Media Center’s Video Production Unit—is back from hiatus and could reach an even broader audience.

The project has continued to grow and...

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Transportation Secretary Buttigieg visits Leeward CC, checks on rail

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U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg toured the rail transit facility behind Leeward Community College and was welcomed to campus’ Hālaulani station for a ride on the Skyline metro to Halawa, during his February visit to Hawaiʻi. The station is located alongside Ala ʻIke Street and can be accessed from a building on the campus.

The station opened in June 2023 and is the only one in the system not built on elevated tracks....

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Health programs collaborate for better patient care

Author: UH News
Reading time: 2 minutesWorking on patient discharge plan

More than 70 students across various health programs at Kapiʻolani Community College gained valuable insights into the multifaceted nature of providing patient-centered age-appropriate care through a symposium in January.

Health program students developing patient management plans

Community Health Education Program Director Hilary Hacker said, “This symposium, created...

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Native Hawaiian Organizations invest in UH students, communities

Author: UH News
Reading time: 3 minutesMore than two dozen Native Hawaiian Organizations have given to UH campuses and programs.

Hundreds of Native Hawaiian students have been able to attend a University of Hawaiʻi campus thanks to the financial investments of Native Hawaiian Organizations (NHOs). NHOs are nonprofits that also have majority ownership in one or more for-profit small businesses that compete for federal contracts, and whose profits are returned to Native Hawaiian communities.

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UH News Image of the Week: Valentine’s Day

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This week’s UH News Image of the Week is from the Leeward Community College Ka Manaʻo Magazine instagram.

Students enjoyed the Valentine’s Day event at Leeward CC and Waiʻanae Moku.

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Webinar series to examine barriers, successes in advancing equity

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A webinar series titled “Equity Explored” will examine barriers to and successes in advancing equity with multiple events is set to begin on February 27 and run through May 1. Open to all UH students, faculty and staff, the webinar topics include:

  • Know More, Do More: Recognizing and Responding to Stalking—February 27, 2 p.m
  • Māhū and Decolonizing the Idea of...
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UH faculty: New president should prioritize research

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Bolstering University of Hawaiʻi research is crucial to maintaining UH‘s prestigious R1 status (for institutions with very high research activity) and is a top priority, according to a poll of UH Professional Assembly (UHPA) faculty members to inform UH’s search for its next president.

February 15, 2024 — UHPA faculty poll results on next UH...

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In memoriam: Hawaiʻi broadcast veteran Emme Tomimbang

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Reading time: 3 minutesEmme Tomimbang and James Burns at the 2015 JABSOM gala.

Hawaiʻi broadcast veteran Emmeline Tomimbang Burns, fondly known as “Emme,” died on February 19, at the Queen’s Medical Center during emergency aortic surgery. A University of Hawaiʻi alumna, Tomimbang, 73, was a trailblazer in the Filipino community and a pioneer in radio and television in Hawaiʻi.

Breaking barriers for local women, she hosted her own radio show on KNDI in her...

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February President’s BOR report: UH value and affordability

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President David Lassner shared recent studies and data points that highlighted the value and affordability of the University of Hawaiʻi’s 10-campuses in his Presidentʻs Report to the Board of Regents (BOR) at the February 16 BOR monthly meeting at UH Hilo. Lassner cited a January UHERO report on the significant return on investment for a UH degree and how UH tuition has...

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UH among nation’s best in community college transfer students earning bachelor degrees

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Hawaiʻi is among the nation’s best when it comes to community college students who transfer to a four-year university and earn their bachelor’s degrees, according to a report by the...

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Hawaiʻi CC singled out for Fulbright excellence…again!

Author: UH News
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For the second consecutive academic year, Hawaiʻi Community College has been named a Top Fulbright Producing Institution for its Fulbright scholars and students. It is one of only 17 associate’s degree granting institutions out of more than 1,200 to receive the recognition for the 2023–24 academic year.

The Fulbright Program is the...

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Hawaiʻi CC, community honor late UH leader Rockne Freitas

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In a fitting tribute, the main entry road to Hawaiʻi Community College–Pālamanui has been officially named after the late Rockne Freitas, the former Hawaiʻi CC chancellor who played a major role in developing the campus on Hawaiʻi Island. Before Pālamanui opened in August 2015, West Hawaiʻi had been the only major population center in the state without a permanent facility for higher...

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UH regents to consider president’s search advisory group candidates

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Reading time: 2 minutesBachman Hall mural by Jean Charlot

The University of Hawaiʻi Board of Regents (BOR) will consider candidates for the stakeholder advisory group that will assist in the search for the next president of the state’s public higher education system. The regents will vote to approve up to 12 candidates for the Presidential Search Advisory Group at a...

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Improving neighborhood resilience to natural disasters

Author: UH News
Reading time: 2 minutesKapiʻolani CC student leaders educate and facilitate conversations about sustainability

Kapiʻolani Community College has received $125,000 to bolster the resilience of neighborhoods around Lēʻahi (Diamond Head) to natural disasters as part of a larger $500,000 grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities...

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Students feel safe, aware of resources, according to survey

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The majority of University of Hawaiʻi students feel safe from sexual harassment and gender based violence when on campus, according to the 2023 Student Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Harassment and Gender Violence. The biennial survey of UH’s 10 campuses also found that dating or domestic violence is still the most common form of harassment/violence and that awareness of on-campus services and...

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Hawaiian Word of the Week: Mohala

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Reading time: < 1 minute Mohala

—Unfolded, as flower petals; blossoming, opening up; appearing clear, as a thought.

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