University of Hawaii System newsletter

West Oʻahu and Kapiʻolani Sign Agreements

Students completing an associate’s degree in Kapiʻolani’s information technology or marketing programs have a new pathway toward a bachelor’s degree at West Oʻahu.

Amihara Honored with West Oʻahu Award

Information Technology Specialist James Amihara was selected to receive the West Oʻahu Chancellor’s Award in recognition of his exemplary work performance in fostering excellence in higher education.

In Memoriam

Former Hawaiʻi Chief Justice William S. Richardson—the founder, namesake and staunch advocate for Mānoa’s law school—died on June 21 at the age of 90.

Pan-STARRS Telescope Begins Science Mission

The Pan-STARRS 1 telescope in Hawaiʻi started surveying the sky for killer asteroids on May 13.

One in Five “Best Doctors” at JABSOM

One in five of the physicians featured in the June 2010 “Best Doctors in Hawaiʻi” issue of Honolulu Magazine is a member of the faculty of the John A. Burns School of Medicine.


Kudos for Kapiʻolani’s Laure Burke, Mānoa’s David Chappell and Hilo’s Matthew Howell and Jean Ippolito.

Grossmans Fund Medicine Scholarship

Elizabeth and Dr. Richard Grossman are funding the tuition for a full-time medical student through their newly established Elizabeth and Richard Grossman Scholarship at the School of Medicine.

Book Examines China’s Policy Towards Oceania

Terence Wesley-Smith, Mānoa professor and director of the Center for Pacific Island Studies, and Edgar A. Porter, former interim dean of the School of Hawaiian, Asian and Pacific Studies edited China in Oceania: Reshaping the Pacific?

UH Happenings This Week

The Waikīkī Aquarium features its unforgettable summer concert series.


Announcements include University of Hawaiʻi Federal Credit Union volunteers needed and Windward Hoʻolauleʻa call for vendors.

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