University of Hawaii System newsletter

Community Colleges Awarded $24.6 Million for Job Training

The UH Community Colleges will receive $24.6 million to partner with Hawaiʻi’s businesses and state agencies to provide pathways that lead to jobs in the agriculture, energy and health industries.

UH Campuses Deemed Military Friendly Schools

West Oʻahu, Leeward, Honolulu and Kapiʻolani were named for inclusion in the G.I. Jobs Military Friendly Schools 2012 List.

UH Honors Excellence in Teaching

Abby Collier, Ann Emmsley, Gene Harada, Nancy Heu, Yukio Kataoka, Chae Ho Lee, Roberta Martel, John Melish, Joy Nagaue, Kirstin Pauka, Roberto Pelayo, Stephen Taylor, Garyn Tsuru, Jenifer Winter and Christine Yano was awarded the Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Teaching.

Community Colleges Recognizes Excellence

The University of Hawaiʻi Community Colleges honors Kauaʻi’s Leah Lei Agustin, Leeward’s Ron Felipe, Windward’s Susan Ma, Hawaiʻi’s Jodi Mine, Honolulu’s Zane Nedbalek, Maui’s Georgette Tanaka and Leeward’s Evelyn Wong.

Governor’s Award Nominees Announced

The university has nominated Mānoa’s Morris K. Lai, System’s Lui K. Hokoana (nominated by Windward) and the team from Leeward’s Waiʻanae Education Center Team for the 2011 Governor’s Awards.

College and Career Readiness Program Launched

Windward developed Ready, Set, Grow-Hawaiʻi, a statewide initiative that will address the basic skills and work readiness gap for the community.

Leeward Professor Honored for Business Education

Kay Fujimoto Ono, Leeward associate professor of business technology, was recognized with the 2011 National Business Education Association Post Secondary Teacher of the Year Award.

UH Happenings This Week

The university celebrates spring 2011 commencement.


Hawaiʻi’s John-Gabriel H. James and Leeward’s Raymund Liongson.

UH Happenings This Week

Windward’s photography exhibit, Hilo’s dance performance, Leeward’s choral concert, Mānoa’s art sale and more.

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