Entries from March 2009

At the top of the world

March 8th, 2009 | by Heidi Sakuma | Comments Off

Sherwood Hu
PhD in theatre ’00 Mānoa


Queen of costumes

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

Yvette LaFontaine
AS in fashion technology ’77 Honolulu; AAT in liberal arts ’90 Kapiʻolani; BS in fashion merchandising ’91 Mānoa


Alumni pride for pets

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

Liane Onaga
BBA in marketing and BBA in management ’05 Mānoa


Patty Isaacs’ rocky road to success

March 6th, 2009 | by Kymber-Lee Char | Comments Off

Patty Isaacs completes difficult journey to get a doctoral degree at UH Mānoa.


Grant to develop ocean energy

March 6th, 2009 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

Hawaiʻi Natural Energy Institute has been awarded approximately $1 million a year for up to five years to conduct research and develop technologies that harness the power of waves.


Report reveals who’s homeless

March 6th, 2009 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

Data from the Homeless Service Utilization Report: Hawaiʻi 2008 may surprise some.


Good genes tied to long life

March 6th, 2009 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

The Hawaiʻi Lifespan Study provides the first strong evidence that a specific variation of gene FOXO3A is linked to a long, healthy life.


Green anthurium wins red

March 6th, 2009 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

Mauna Loa, an anthurium developed at the Univeristy of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa’s College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, won a Red Ribbon in the Society of American Florists’ 2008 Outstanding Varieties Competition.


Leeward awards process technology certificates

March 6th, 2009 | by Malamalama Staff | 4 Comments

Leeward Community College awarded professional development certificates in December 2008 to the first cohort of students to complete the campusʻs new Process Technology Program.


Volunteers equip school with recycled computers

March 6th, 2009 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

Volunteers from the college and Hawaiʻi Open Source Education Foundation rebuilt 22 laptop computers once destined for eWaste disposal.