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DEC 9: S-Designation information session at UH Hilo

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Palamanui campus is a unique environment to our students and community; join us as we collectively forge the path ahead in creating a sustainable future for our campus and community. “Sustainability education can be leveraged as a platform for the meeting … Continue reading

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Dr. Kamana Beamer to open 2016 Hawai’i Peopleʻs Congress

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“The Hawai’i People’s Congress,” a coalition of organizations and individuals from across the islands working to end systemic barriers to justice in Hawai’i, is holding its statewide convening this weekend in Honolulu. The event is free and open to the … Continue reading

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UH Sustainability Student starts HNL Tool Library

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“A tool library works just like a book library but it allows you to borrow tools instead of books,” said Elia Bruno, a University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa student, who started and runs the HNL Tool Library with other volunteers. … Continue reading

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Four UH campuses receive EV donation from Hawaiian Electric Industries

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Hawaiian Electric Industries (HEI) has donated four Smart ForTwo Electric Drive vehicles to the University of Hawaiʻi for the UH Mānoa, UH West Oʻahu, UH Hilo and UH Maui College campuses. The vehicles will be used for educational opportunities, at … Continue reading

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UH study indicates climate change impacts could exacerbate future climate change impacts

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ʻThe news on the climate front has gotten a little worse, as researchers have just concluded that while the Earth continues to warm up, it actually becomes more sensitive to rising carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere, effectively speeding up … Continue reading

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UH president stresses commitment to core values after U.S. election

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University of Hawaiʻi President David Lassner shared a message on November 15 to students, faculty and staff of the UH campuses: ~To our UH System ohana: Many within our statewide UH community are concerned and disturbed after last week’s national … Continue reading

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Jeff Melrose to present at International World Town Planning Day celebration at UH Mānoa

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The Department of Urban and Regional Planning in the UH Mānoa College of Social Sciences will celebrate World Town Planning Day 2016 on Thursday, November 17, 5:30–8 p.m. at the Hawaiʻi Community Development Authority Community Room. The event, co-hosted by the American … Continue reading

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[VIDEO]: “Before the Flood” full documentary + panel discussion available for viewing

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View the Q&A panel discussion following “Before the Flood” film showing at UH Mānoa Art Auditorium on Nov 1, 2016 Panel discussion here: Panel Members (clockwise from top left): Student Leader Jeff Kim, Honolulu Chapter Leader for Citizenʻs Climate Lobby … Continue reading

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[VIDEO]: Governor Ige & President Lassner talk sustainability on Living808

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Gov. Ige and UH President David Lassner joined KHON2ʻs Living 808 morning show to talk about the World Conservation Congress and how important it was to Hawaii.  The WCC was a critical moment to build on Hawaii’s legacy of Hawaiian … Continue reading

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