University of Hawaii System newsletter

Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Teaching Awarded

Manoa’s David L. Callies, Honolulu’s Diane Caulfield, Manoa’s Sang Yee Cheon, Kaua‘i’s John Constantino, Hilo’s Michele Ebersole, Manoa’s James Henry, Kapi‘olani’s Krista Hiser, West O‘ahu’s Frank Kudo, Windward’s Ross Langston, Maui’s Laura Lees, Manoa’s V. Amarjit Sing and Hawai‘i’s Taupouri Tangaro were honored with the Board of Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Teaching.

Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Honored

Manoa’s Joanne Birch, Kapi‘olani’s Abegail, Manoa’s Heather Kurano, Windward’s Kelikokauaikekai Hoe, Hilo’s Lisa Parr, Hawai‘i’s Taupouri Tangaro and West O‘ahu’s Stefanie Wilson were honored with the Francis Davis Award.

Cancer Research Center Director Named

Michele Carbone has been appointed director of Mānoa’s Cancer Research Center of Hawai‘i

BOR Approves Adjustments to Executive Compensation

The Board of Regents approve a plan for executive compensation adjustments across the 10 campuses for fiscal years 2010 and 2011 that will save the university approximately $2 million annually.

Science Workforce Initiative on Maui Funded

Manoa’s Institute for Astronomy was awarded a five-year, $2.8 million National Science Foundation grant from to support the Akamai Workforce Initiative.

Ocean Observing System Receives $2.1 Million

Manoa’s Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System, which measures and predicts ocean and coastal conditions, was awarded $2.1 million from NOAA.

West O‘ahu Selected as Military Friendly Institution

West Oahu was named among a select group of higher education institutions on the 2010 List of Military Friendly Schools.

International Business Ranked 12th in the Nation

Manoa’s Shidler College of Business was ranked 12th in international business in the U.S. News & World Report.


Kudos for Kapiʻolani’s Marcia A. Armstrong and Manoa’s Mortar Board chapter.

Native Hawaiian Law Fellowship Launched

Manoa’s Ka Huli Ao Center for Excellence in Native Hawaiian Law launches a new fellowship program with a gift of $750,000 from Kamehameha Schools.

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