Entries from October 2009

Talk covers legal and ethical side of ADHD

October 30th, 2009 | by Malamalama Staff | 1 Comment

Karen Rothenberg and Jeffrey Seltzer will bring their legal and mental health expertise to the William S. Richardson School of Law on Wednesday, November 4, 2009 at 5:30 p.m. Their lecture, entitled Distracted in Focus: Legal and Ethical Implications of A.D.H.D. for the Child, Parents and Society, is the second in the Galiher Ono Distinguished Public Lecture Series.

Students share sensational summer experiences

October 7th, 2009 | by Tracy Matsushima | 1 Comment

From Greece to the Marshall Islands, a summer of interesting and unusual activities.

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Education by avatar at the University of Hawaiʻi

October 7th, 2009 | by Jeela Ongley | 6 Comments

Educators take their first steps in Second Life.

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Kapiʻolani team cooks up a national championship

October 6th, 2009 | by Kristen Bonilla | 6 Comments

Team Hawaiʻi brings home the gold.

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New UH Manoa center focuses on Okinawa

October 6th, 2009 | by Cheryl Ernst | 6 Comments

The University of Hawaiʻi establishes the first Center for Okinawan Studies outside of Japan.

Rats’ taste in snails spurs conservation caution

October 6th, 2009 | by Cheryl Ernst | Comments Off

Because rats dine on both indigenous snails and the destructive non-native snails they compete with, controlling rats raises conservation concerns.

Alumna improves life in Madagascar

October 6th, 2009 | by Kelli Shiroma | 9 Comments

A public health alumna works with villagers to transform rural Madagascar.

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Law alumnus forms the Himalayan Consensus

October 6th, 2009 | by Stacia Garlach | Comments Off

University of Hawaiʻi law alumnus Laurence Brahm combines business acumen and cultural concern in a model for sustainable economic development.

Koa bug is part of UH Insect Museum

October 5th, 2009 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

A koa bug and 225,000 other insects are part of the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa’s Insect Museum, which is one of 30 collections in the university’s Virtual Museum.

Joan Canfield: Botanical music host

October 1st, 2009 | by Kimberly Seko | 5 Comments

Joan Canfield
PhD in botany ’86 Mānoa