University of Hawaii System newsletter

Windward Gets Federal Boost From Title III

Three separate Federal Title III grants totaling $12.5 million were awarded to Windward as an institution that serves Native Hawaiian students and underserved populations.

Professor Awarded $1.1 Million for Research in Korea

Christopher J. Bae, Mānoa assistant professor in the anthropology department and member of the Center for Korean Studies, was awarded a $1.1 million research grant by the Academy of Korean Studies in South Korea.

Homeless Support Report Released

Mānoa’s Center on the Family and the state’s Homeless Programs Office released the Homeless Service Utilization Report: Hawaiʻi 2010. The report is authored by Sarah Yuan, Heather Trundle and Grace Fong.

New Book Examines the Public Bureaucracy

Mānoa Profesors Susan Chandler and Dick Pratt provide a first-hand day-to-day look at running a large bureaucracy in Backstage in a Bureaucracy: Politics and Public Service.

UH Happenings This Week

Mānoa, Windward and Hilo’s student music performances, Honolulu’s walking tour, Maui’s plant and ceramics sale and more.

Construction Agreement Signed for Hawaiʻi at Palamanui

The university signed an agreement on Nov. 19 that clears the way for construction of the long-awaited Hawaiʻi Community College at Palamanui.

UH Enters Discussions to Join Mountain West Conference in Football

President M.R.C. Greenwood announced at an evening press conference on Nov. 18 that UH has been asked to enter discussions for the Warrior Football team to join the Mountain West Conference.

Psychology Agreement Signed with New Zealand University

The Community and Cultural Psychology graduate program has entered into a Cooperative Agreement with the University of Victoria in Wellington, New Zealand.

Cancer Center Receives $100,000 gift

Local philanthropist Betty Funayama has established the Warren T. Funayama Endowed Fund at the University of Hawaiʻi Cancer Center in memory of her late husband Warren.

Memoir of Female Okinawan Immigrant Published

UH Press publishes From Okinawa to the Americas: Hana Yamagawa and Her Reminiscences of a Century, a richly detailed memoir of a first-hand account of the life of a female Okinawan immigrant in the New World.

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