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UH to launch completely online AA degree program

This new program provides more flexibility for residents to reach the goal of earning a degree while working and raising their families.


Hawaiʻi keiki appear more susceptible to cat scratch disease

Doctors in the University of Hawaiʻi Pediatric Residency Program examined cases of cat scratch disease affecting children at one medical center over an eight-year period.

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UH Hilo students use biotechnology methods to study invasive mosquitoes

Students are learning new cutting-edge technologies that can help them get jobs in fields like biotechnology and conservation.

First-in-the-world UH ethnomathematics for licensure approved

The ethnomathematics program at the College of Education is the culmination of more than 10 years of building the UH Ethnomathematics and STEM Institute.

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Construction on Academy for Creative Media building at UH West Oʻahu begins

Work on the $33.3 million, two-story building is scheduled for substantial completion in June 2020.

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Hawaiian students learn, name astronomical discoveries

Hawaiʻi is the first place in the world to weave traditional indigenous practices into the process of officially naming astronomical discoveries.

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To prevent chronic disease in Hawaiʻi, researchers look to Albania

Researchers study how Albania is preventing chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease to learn how it can be applied in Hawaiʻi.

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Study links climate change to increased risk of Hawaiʻi wildfires

The first study linking climate change to an increased probability of wildfires in Hawaiʻi also weighs the increased risks facing tropical regions around the world.

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Hawaiʻi Natural Energy Institute receives $1.3M to advance wave energy

During the three-year innovative project, the team of researchers and engineers will develop a wave-energy converter concept culminating in a set of tests in a sophisticated mainland wave tank.

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January 2019 anniversaries

The University of Hawaiʻi celebrates January 2019 faculty and staff anniversaries.

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UH West Oʻahu’s Sumiye selected for prestigious filmmaking fellowship

Sumiye is one of a dozen filmmakers who were selected for the Firelight Documentary Lab fellowship.

Ann Merchant Boesgaard

Astronomer receives American Astronomical Society’s highest award

Ann Merchant Boesgaard, professor emerita of astronomy, is the 2019 recipient of the American Astronomical Society’s 2019 Henry Norris Russell Lectureship award.

Rainbow Shuttle

Rainbow Shuttle launches new Parking Express Route

The new route makes the following stops: Zone 20 (lower parking structure) to Hawaiian Studies to Street Johns and then to Varney Circle.

Barack Obama

Obama addresses emerging Asia-Pacific leaders at UH

The Obama Foundation convened 21 future leaders from 16 countries and territories across the Asia-Pacific region in a workshop at the East-West Center adjacent to the UH Mānoa campus.

New renovations “A Game-Changer” for UH Mānoa Athletics

UH Mānoa celebrates the completed renovations of the baseball clubhouse and Gym 2.

Last modified: January 17, 2019