Entries from January 2009

UH enrollment sets record

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

Fall enrollment for the University of Hawaiʻi System reached an all-time high in 2008.


Product management software gift boosts technology training

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

Honolulu Community College and the University of Hawai’i's Pacific Center for Advanced Technology Training consortium received a gift of Siemens PLM Software products and support valued at $327 million.


Local grown food good for economy

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

Growing more food in Hawaii could increase the security of the food supply, conserve energy used in transportation, reduce the risk of introducing invasive pests and even improve nutritional content by providing fresher foods.


UH astronaut Love gives meteorite a lift

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

Before he was an astronaut, Stanley Love studied meteorites as a postdoctoral researcher in the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa’s Hawaiʻi Institute of Geophysics and Planetology.


UH played role in 2008 physics Nobel

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

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa physicists enjoyed particular satisfaction—and a little self-congratulation—at the announcement of the 2008 Nobel Prize for Physics. The UH scientists had a hand both in bringing the winning work to the attention of the scientific community three decades ago, and in recent experiments that validated the theory.


Architecture, business and Hilo alumni plan events

January 9th, 2009 | by Alumni Relations Staff | Comments Off

University of Hawaiʻi alumni events in February and March 2009.


Returning the favor

January 9th, 2009 | by Preston DeCorte | Comments Off

Ron Terry
BA in geography ’80 Hilo


George Furukawa: Leader of the cover band

January 9th, 2009 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

George Furukawa
BA in journalism ’76, Mānoa


ʻImiloa Garden gift honors alumni

January 9th, 2009 | by Alumni Relations Staff | Comments Off

Late UH Alumni Association lifetime members Betsy Nip Wong (BEd ’34 Mānoa) and Kenneth Aloiau Wong (BS in engineering ’29 Mānoa) have been memorialized in a garden at UH Hilo’s ʻImiloa Astronomy Center.


Distinguished Alumni awardees named

January 9th, 2009 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

The UH Alumni Association has announced five recipients for four 2009 Distinguished Alumni Awards.