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UH Mānoa launches ambitious renewable energy project

The photovoltaic canopy project is expected to save the university between $2 million to $8 million over its lifetime, depending on future energy costs.

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Effects of the Kīlauea eruption on the ocean ecosystem

Understanding the impact of the eruption on ocean microbes is critical to understanding its potential effect on the broader marine ecosystem.

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Get your HI Pride on!

The UH Bookstore is kicking off the school year with a new student-designed 2018 Hawaiʻi Pride T-shirt by Mānoa student Akira Vernon.

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UH Hilo lab school nationally awarded for Hawaiian immersion education

Ke Kula ʻo Nāwahīokalaniʻōpuʻu will receive a National Indian Education Association award which recognizes an organization for its success on native student academic achievement.

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Kapiʻolani CC launches 1st UH sustainability certificate program

The certificate recognizes the importance of sustainability to Hawaiʻi’s future and strong student interest in the subject.

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UH dual credit program participants receive scholarship

UH Community Colleges have awarded 287 recent high school graduates with $100 scholarships towards books and supplies.

May Rose Dela Cruz

Parent education key to protecting kids from HPV

Many Hawaiʻi teens are not getting vaccinated against the human papillomavirus, primarily because parents don’t know enough about the vaccine, and doctors aren’t recommending the shots.

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Study finds differences in El Niño events

This new understanding of El Niño and La Niña events will help researchers determine whether to expect shifts of El Niño characteristics as the global climate changes.

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Sea urchins help researchers fight reef-smothering algae

UH Mānoa doctoral candidate Chris Wall and others tested a novel approach to curbing the abundance of invasive macroalgae on coral reefs in Kāneʻohe Bay.

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Free event kicks off new school year at UH Mānoa

Welina Mānoa features great food, live music, prizes, giveaways and more.

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New Kapiʻolani CC food truck delivers summer meals to keiki

The health and wellness food truck will also provide preventive health education to children and families in low-income and outlying communities.

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UH celebrates 2018 Poʻokela award winners

Congratulations to the UH students and faculty for their Poʻokela Award nominations and wins.

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Early College is a growing success

UH President David Lassner shared a message on Early College efforts at UH.

Windward Community College library

Windward CC seeks visionary leader

The search for Windward CC’s new chancellor has begun and the expected start date is in January 2019.

Lee Putnam

Board of Regents elects new officers

The University of Hawaiʻi Board of Regents elected new officers for the 2018–2019 academic year.

Last modified: August 15, 2018