University of Hawaii System newsletter

Hilo Receives Largest Bequest in History

The estate of the late Howard and Yoneko Droste, longtime Hilo faculty members who taught at the campus for a combined total of 45 years, gifted UH Hilo $810,000.

Hawaiʻi Professor Receives Fulbright Fellowship

Trina Nahm-Mijo, Hawai&#699i professor, was awarded a J. William Fulbright Scholarship for the spring 2011 semester.

Hilo’s Hawaiian Language Building Wins Design Award

The architectural design for Hilo’s Ka Haka ʻUla O Keʻelikōlani College of Hawaiian Language Building received the 2010 American Institute of Architects Honolulu Design Award.

Collection of Legal Texts in Māori Available

A large collection of written legal texts in Māori was recently made available online. This is one of several key outputs of the Legal Māori Project, co-led by Mānoa Assistant Professor Mary Boyce and Māmari Stephens from Victoria University of Wellington.

AUW Oʻahu Campaign Kicks-off

The university launches the 2010 Aloha United Way campaign kick-off for Oʻahu campuses. The campaign runs Aug. 30–Oct. 8.

Chinese Pop Music Examined in UH Press Book

Cries of Joy, Songs of Sorrow explores Mandopop’s surprisingly complex cultural implications in Taiwan and the People’s Republic of China


Announcements include Changes in Collection and Reporting of Race and Ethnicity Data, Mānoa Bookstore Extends Hours and Fall Tuition Deadlines

Osorio Honored for Community Service

Jonathan Osorio, a professor in Mānoa’s Hawaiʻinuiākea School of Hawaiian Knowledge, was honored with the Robert W. Clopton Award for Distinguished Community Service.

Manoa Programs Win Title VI International Education Grants

Mānoa has been awarded seven Title VI International Education grants, placing the campus within an elite group of U.S. universities with a dominant presence in international studies, especially in the Asia and Pacific region.

The Value of Hawai’i Celebrates with Book Launch

The Value of Hawaiʻi: Knowing the Past, Shaping the Future, a new book by Mānoa Professors Craig Howes and Jonathan Kay Kamakawiwoʻole Osorio explores that topic in a collection of 29 essays ranging from government to tourism, transportation to homelessness, agriculture, the arts, Hawaiian sovereignty and more.

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