University of Hawaii System newsletter

President Addresses Legislature in Historic Session

UH President M.R.C. Greenwood will address a joint session of the Hawaiʻi State Legislature at noon on Feb. 3. It is the first time a UH president has addressed a joint session of the Legislature.

Examining Asteroid Color

Mānoa Associate Astronomer Schelte Bus and Astronomer Alan Tokunaga are members of an international team who set out to understand why some asteroids have colors different from those of others.

Protein Folding Research Funded

The National Science Foundation has awarded a three-year research grant of $842,000 to Mānoa to support investigations of enzyme-mediated protein folding in plants and for outreach education in the plant molecular biosciences.

Anniversary List

The university celebrates February 2010 anniversaries.

Examining Allegory in New Ways

West Oʻahu Assistant Professor Brenda Machosky published Thinking Allegory Otherwise, a collection of essays by established and new voices on the topic of allegory, who engage the subject in new ways.


Kudos for Mānoa’s Charles D. Booth and Jon Van Dyke and Hilo’s Christopher Lu and Elizabeth Stacy.

New Appointments

Keith Amemiya was appointed interim executive administrator and secretary of the Board of Regents, Greg Grandin was appointed Mānoa Dai Ho Chun Distinguished Chair in Arts and Science, and Professor Constantinos S. Papacostas was appointed chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

Hawaiʻi Newspapers Available on Chronicling America

English-language Hawaiʻi newspapers have been digitized and OCR-ed through the Mānoa Library, and are available online at the Library of Congressʻ Chronicling America website.

UH Happenings This Week

Events include Mānoa’s The White Snake and Windward’s The Velveteen Rabbit productions, Leeward’s and Hilo’s Black Grace dance performances and more


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