University of Hawaii System newsletter

UH People in Print

Hilo’s Mahavir Chougule, Steven Herman and Shawon Rahman and Mānoa’s Chennat Gopalakrishnan and Amarjit Singh recently had articles published.

National Expert to Improve Systemwide Information Security

Cedric Bennett, a national expert in information security for higher education, is helping the University of Hawaiʻi evaluate and improve its information security practices.

Exploratory Cancer Research Gets $547K Gift

The University of Hawaiʻi Cancer Center received a $547,500 anonymous planned gift to provide ongoing funding for early-stage projects in novel and promising areas of study.

Venture Funding Fuels UH Tech Innovation

The Upside Fund, a venture capital fund has invested $100,000 to help launch Protekai, Inc. Formed by Omar S. Sultan, Protekai, Inc. commercializes intellectual property developed in Mānoa Assistant Researcher Angel Yanagihara’s research laboratory.

American Samoa Project Will Assess Vulnerabilities

Mānoa Department of Urban and Regional Planning co-principal investigators Dolores Foley and Luciano Minerbi were awarded a $366,091 grant through a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for a project in American Samoa.

Pharmacy Students Present in Marketing Competition

A team of third-year Hilo College of Pharmacy students won almost $2,000 in the fall semester’s marketing case competition held on Nov. 19.

Lawrence K. W. Tseu Funds Nursing Scholarship

Dr. Lawrence K. W. Tseu established the Dr. and Mrs. Lawrence K.W. (BoHing Chan) Tseu Endowed Scholarship in Nursing at the Mānoa’s School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene with a $100,000 gift.

UH Happenings This Week

The university celebrates fall commencement ceremonies at West Oʻahu, Mānoa and Hilo.


Mānoa faculty and staff tuition waivers and spring tuition deadline.

Kapiʻolani Supports Native Hawaiian Pre-Engineering Students

Kapiʻolani is the recipient of a $5 million multi-year grant from the National Science Foundation to create the Pre-Engineering Education Collaborative program

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