UH Hilo opens new Student Life Center

March 9th, 2009  |  by  |  Published in Campus News, Multimedia  |  2 Comments

The University of Hawaiʻ at Hilo dedicated its 22,600-square-foot Student Life Center with a low-key ceremony in 2008. University photographer R. David Beales visited the new building and brought back these photographs.

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The new center was dedicated in October 2008

The energy-efficient facility provides athletic facilities and programs along with a juice bar, classrooms and a large common area.

On average, 600 people enter the center per day. On its busiest single day, 1,044 people passed through the doors—more than a fourth of the entire student body.

Student fees of $78 per semester and faculty/staff and alumni memberships help fund operations.

Director Timothy Moore oversees the center. He came from Southern Methodist University with 17 years of experience in college recreational sports administration.

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  1. Jim says:

    March 22nd, 2009at 5:19 am(#)

    How about credit to the architect, a local boy (Kalani HS grad)!

  2. Jim says:

    March 22nd, 2009at 5:21 am(#)

    Kendall Ellingwood of Honolulu’s Design Partners is his name.