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Chuck Gee Receives Taiwan Lifetime Achievement Award

Chuck Gee, UH regent and dean emeritus Mānoa’s School of Travel Industry Management, was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2011 Taiwan Tourism Festival Awards Ceremony

Scholarships Established at West Oʻahu and Leeward

Delta Construction Corporation and KSK Foundation of Kapolei pledged $300,000 to establish endowments and scholarships at West Oʻahu and Leeward.

Architecture Honors Professor with Scholarship

Mānoa’s School of Architecture created the Leighton Liu Endowed Scholarship to honor former Associate Professor Leighton Liu.

Maui Healthcare Students Earn Top Awards

Maui College students were awarded top honors at the 6th Annual Hawaiʻi HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America) Student Leadership Conference.

UH Happenings This Week

Kapiʻolani’s International Festival, Leeward’s Shakespeare events, Mānoa’s transgender legal issues panel, Hilo’s library fundraiser, Windward’s Native Hawaiian Education convention and more.

Announcements

Mānoa holds Earth Day Planning meetings and Leeward opens HI-5 redemption center.

New Website Tests Vog Forecasts

Mānoa’s School of Ocean and Earth Science has launched a webpage with the goal of making accurate vog dispersion forecasts for Hawaiʻi.

Hawaiʻi Receives Donation from Hawaiʻi Island JCC

Hawaiʻi Island Japanese Chamber of Commerce donates $10,000 to Hawaiʻ Community College.

Leeward Professor Honored for Service

Leeward Professor of Business Jean Hara was presented with the Western Business Education Association’s Distinguished Service Award

Professor Publishes Workplace Satisfaction Book

Shidler College of Business Professor Richard Brislin publishes The Undreaded Job: Learning to Thrive in a Less-than-Perfect Workplace.

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