University of Hawaii System newsletter

2010 Promotion and Tenure List

The 2010 tenure and promotion list is now available.

Commencement Ceremonies

The university honored graduates at commencement ceremonies systemwide.

Sun’s Constant Size Surprises Scientists

A group of astronomers led by Mānoa’s Institute of Astronomy Associate Director Jeff Kuhn and including Assistant Astronomer Isabelle Scholl has found that in recent times the sun’s size has been remarkably constant.

Art Catalogue Wins Honors

Mānoa’s Art Gallery won a Pele Regional ADDY Award for book design and honorable mention the American Association of Museums 2010 Museum Publications Design Competition in the exhibition catalogues category for the Writing with Thread: Traditional Textiles of Southwest Chinese Minorities catalogue.

Ethnomusicologist Awarded Koizumi Fumio Prize

Barbara B. Smith, Mānoa ethnomusicologist and professor emerita, has been named one of two recipients of the prestigious 21st annual Koizumi Fumio Prize for 2009.

Kauaʻi Features Lee Painting

The oil painting The Gathering Place by Kauaʻi Lecturer Kyungsoo Lee is on display on permanent loan at Kauaʻi’s new One Stop Center.


Hilo’s Kevin Hopkins and Christopher Lu and Kapiʻolani’s Sally Pestana.

Student Kudos

Kudos for Mānoa’s Reece Iwami, Cameron Olson and Scott Perske.

Analyzing Feminist Discourse in Japan

UH Press published The Other Women’s Lib: Gender and Body in Japanese Women’s Fiction by Julia C. Bullock.

UH Happenings This Week

Mānoa’s Brecht symposium, Kauaʻi’s food and nutrition open house, Hilo’s healthcare conference, the community colleges’ golf tournament and Maui’s chef cookoff

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