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“World’s most influential chef” kicks off Kapiʻolani CC teaching series

“World’s most influential chef” kicks off Kapiʻolani CC teaching series

Chef Alex Atala worked with Kapiʻolani CC chefs and culinary students as part of the Guslander Master Chef series.

July 25, 2017 | By | Reply More
Industry sector partnerships lead to new banking curriculum

Industry sector partnerships lead to new banking curriculum

A new curriculum developed at the University of Hawaiʻi through a partnership with Hawaiʻi’s banking industry will train the “universal bankers” of tomorrow.

July 24, 2017 | By | Reply More
Hawaiʻi’s best and brightest awarded UH scholarships

Hawaiʻi’s best and brightest awarded UH scholarships

The University of Hawaiʻi honored the 2017 Regents and Presidential Scholars as the program marks its 30th anniversary.

July 20, 2017 | By | Reply More
Nainoa Thompson: University of Hawai‘i is the most important navigator

Nainoa Thompson: University of Hawai‘i is the most important navigator

Countless UH students, faculty, staff and alumni served Hōkūleʻaʻs worldwide voyage as volunteers, navigators, captains and scientific researchers.

June 20, 2017 | By | Reply More
The partnership that gave Hōkūleʻa a home

The partnership that gave Hōkūleʻa a home

The Polynesian Voyaging Society and Honolulu CC’s Marine Education and Training Center developed a learning center that combines the voyaging and cultural expertise of PVS and the educational background of UH.

June 16, 2017 | By | Reply More
Navigate and sail by the stars aboard a virtual Hōkūleʻa

Navigate and sail by the stars aboard a virtual Hōkūleʻa

LAVA students have created Kilo Hōkū, which simulates being onboard the Hōkūleʻa and allows users to navigate using the stars in a virtual setting.

June 13, 2017 | By | 2 Replies More
UH Honeybee Project keeps Hawaiʻi beekeeping buzzing

UH Honeybee Project keeps Hawaiʻi beekeeping buzzing

The project does research on honeybee health, pest-management strategies and the development of “pollinator-friendly” farms.

June 6, 2017 | By | 9 Replies More
Largest conference of the year returns to state, due to UH faculty and students

Largest conference of the year returns to state, due to UH faculty and students

UH Manoa Professor Wayne Shiroma and his former engineering students were instrumental in helping to bring this record-breaking conference back 10 years later.

June 6, 2017 | By | Reply More
UH at the forefront of king tides and sea-level rise research

UH at the forefront of king tides and sea-level rise research

The public has the opportunity to get involved documenting high water levels and related impacts through the King Tides “citizen science” project.

May 26, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
Proposed system could provide fresh water and reduce energy costs worldwide

Proposed system could provide fresh water and reduce energy costs worldwide

Researchers say clean drinking water and energy cost savings might be achieved by co-locating hydro energy storage systems with reverse osmosis desalination plants.

May 23, 2017 | By | Reply More