Entries from January 2009

Legacy of the President’s Mother

January 14th, 2009 | by Paula Bender | 57 Comments

The election of President Barack Obama drew eyes to the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, where his parents met. But among some at the university, it is Obama’s late mother who stirs strong emotions of memory and hope.

Unraveling Biblical History in a Monastery

January 14th, 2009 | by Jennifer Crites | 6 Comments

Robert Littman’s scholarly quest to bring early treasures into the modern world.

Shanghai–Hawaiʻi Film Collaboration

January 14th, 2009 | by Kimberly Seko | 1 Comment

Student filmmakers participate from UH in an exchange program with Shanghai University.

Seahorses Give Birth in Aquarium Nursery

January 14th, 2009 | by Alice Keesing | 4 Comments

Seahorse breeding and feeding at Waikiki Aquarium.

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Happy Birthday Charles Darwin

January 13th, 2009 | by Cheryl Ernst | 1 Comment

Happy Birthday Charles Darwin: Scientists salute the man who described evolution and continue his work.

Gold medalist Clay in college campaign

January 13th, 2009 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

Olympic decathlon champion Brian Clay promotes college and career readiness in a 2009 media campaign sponsored by Hawaiʻi P–20 Partnerships for Education’s GEAR UP Hawaiʻi program.

Alums define how Hawaiʻi shaped Obama

January 13th, 2009 | by Malamalama Staff | 4 Comments

Two University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa alums define how Hawai’i shaped Obama in their new book, The Dream Begins.

Workshops focus on growing green

January 12th, 2009 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

Going green just got easier, thanks to a series of public workshops offered by the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa’s Outreach College.

Giving UH a twirl

January 12th, 2009 | by Kimberly Seko | 12 Comments

Shannon Dresser is competitive as both student and baton-twirling athlete.

Why be a teacher?

January 12th, 2009 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

Hawaiʻi teachers talk about the rewards of the profession in public service announcements developed by the Connections to Teaching Careers project.