University of Hawaii System newsletter

Social Work Alum Named Living Treasure

Masaru Oshiro, Mānoa’s Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work alumnus, was named a Living Treasure of Hawaiʻi


Hilo’s Ronald Gordon and Bryan Kim and Kapiʻolani’s Joseph Overton.

UH Happenings This Week

Leeeward’s Semester of Shakespeare, Hilo’s Philadelphia Dance Company performance, Mānoa’s student film showcase and more.


Announcements include photographic exhibition seeks 2011 entries and Innovation Symposium videos available

Researchers Find Tropical Atlantic Sees Weaker Trade Winds

Mānoa’s International Pacific Research Center Visiting Assistant Researcher Hiroki Tokinaga and Professor Shang-Ping Xie find that tropical Atlantic sees weaker trade winds.

CTAHR Receives $6 million for Renewable Energy Project

Mānoa’s College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources was awarded $6 million by the U.S. Department of Energy to increase Hawaiʻi’s energy security using locally produced renewable energy.

New Paper Examines Boys’ Adventure Magazines

Richard Fulton, Windward vice chancellor of academic affairs, published a paper entitled, “Boys’ Adventure Magazines and the Discourse of Adventure, 1860-1885,” in the Australasian Journal of Victorian Studies.

Theatre Department Performs in LA Festival

Twenty five members of Mānoa’s Department of Theatre and Dance were invited by the American College Theatre Festival to perform The Judith of Shimoda for other college theater students.

In Memoriam

Physicist Walter Steiger, a former regent, UH alumnus and visionary professor who helped found the university’s astronomy program, passed away on the Big Island on Feb. 6.


Robert Richmond, a researcher at Mānoa’s Pacific Biosciences Research Center, was appointed to a four-year term as the president of the International Society for Reef Studies.

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