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Windward and Leeward Win Communications Awards

Windward and Leeward received Paragon awards for communications excellence by community and technical colleges from the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations.

Kuhn First U.S. Solar Scientist to Win Humboldt Award

Mānoa Astronomer Jeffrey Kuhn received a senior research award from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation in Germany on the strength of his cumulative research studying the sun.

Television Spot Awarded Advertising Honors

Mānoa’s television commercial, titled One Day, received a Pele Award in the music score category at the American Advertising Federation (AAF)-Hawaiʻi Chapter’s 2010 Pele Awards ceremony

West Oʻahu Professor Examines American Noir

West Oʻahu Associate Professor Stanley Orr published Darkly Perfect World: Colonial Adventure, Postmodernism and American Noir, a large-scale historical narrative about the way American crime fiction and film have changed throughout the twentieth century.

Arakaki Family Starts Hilo Scholarship

Longtime Hawaiʻi County Councilman Jimmy Arakaki and his wife Grace made a donation of $15,000 to establish an endowed scholarship to benefit students at Hilo.

Students Screen Films in Shanghai

Six student filmmakers from the Mānoa Academy for Creative Media have been invited to show their films at the Shanghai International Film Festival in June. The six will also make a film with Shanghai University student counterparts in the SMART (Student Media Art) Exchange. The films include a drama set at the time of the […]

International Business Program Receives Grant

Mānoa’s Shidler College of Business has been awarded a $387,551 renewal grant for its Center for International Business Education and Research program for the first year, with an anticipated combined total of $1.55 million through 2014.

UH Happenings This Week

Mānoa’s tea workshop and music performances.

Board Report

At the Board of Regents’ meeting on May 20, Donald Straney was appointed UH Hilo chancellor and Rockne Freitas was named vice president for student affairs and university and community relations. Clifford C. Dias, the new regent appointed by the governor, attended his first meeting

President’s Report

In her latest monthly report, President M.R.C. Greenwood introduces the new UH Hilo chancellor, reviews her recent trip to Washington, D.C., and describes the latest developments from a number of UH campuses.

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