Entries from March 2009

Kiaʻāina brings panache to announcer’s role

March 9th, 2009 | by Brendan Sagara | Comments Off

Public address announcer Ben Kiaʻāina’s voice is part of UH volleyball lore and a test of both human lung capacity and legal decibel limits.

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Distinguished Alumni to be honored

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

The University of Hawaiʻi Alumni Association will present the 2009 Distinguished Alumni Awards, UH Founders Alumni Association Lifetime Achievement Award and UHAA President’s Award on May 7.


Thinking Inside the Box

March 9th, 2009 | by Carol Egan | 6 Comments

International Shoebox Exhibition celebrates its 10th anniversary.

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Ocean acoustics reveal dolphin diets

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

A University of Hawaiʻi scientist and his former graduate student are using acoustics to discover new things about what and how dolphins eat at sea.

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Rubber Slipper tours

March 9th, 2009 | by Courtney Baum | 1 Comment

Wendie McClain hosts Rubber Slipper Tours to spread the word about interesting programs and projects at UH while cultivating goodwill ambassadors for the entire system.


New book explores men’s fashion

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

Mānoa assistant professor Andrew Reilly co-edits The Men’s Fashion Reader, a text addressing menswear from historical, cultural and political perspectives.


Ten o’clock is solar tide time

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

A new study by the International Pacific Research Center provides convincing evidence for the 40-year-old theory of “solar tides” generated when the sun heats the upper atmosphere.


Hawaiian school gets first dean

March 8th, 2009 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

Maenette Kapeʻahiokalani Padeken Ah Nee-Benham (PhD ’92 Mānoa), formerly professor of educational administration at Michigan State University, is the inaugural dean for the new Hawaiʻinuiākea School of Hawaiian Knowledge at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa.


UH prepares for West Oʻahu construction

March 8th, 2009 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

The University of Hawaiʻi–West Oʻahu blessed ground Jan. 14 in preparation for construction of a permanent new campus.


Shidler business school ranked

March 8th, 2009 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

U.S. News and World Report ranked the Shidler College of Business undergraduate program at 19th in the nation for international business in 2009.