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Molokaʻi students work with world-class Maunakea telescopes

Students from Molokaʻi High School will have access to this advanced technology, astronomy outreach and professional development opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math careers.

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UH Maui College aims to be first net-zero UH campus

The campus will be among the first in the nation with 100-percent renewable energy generated on-site with battery-enabled self-supply.

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Cultural diversity celebration at Kapiʻolani CC International Festival

The festival features guest speakers, music, dance, art, films, literature and poetry that beautifully showcases the cultures found in the world today.


UH Hilo center grows oysters and the aquaculture workforce

UH Hilo has the only four-year aquaculture program in the state and the only facility dedicated to aquaculture and coastal management education, research and outreach to the community and industry.

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UH Mānoa graduate programs ranked among best by U.S. News

The School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene, School of Medicine, School of Law, College of Business and College of Education are ranked in the 2019 Best Graduate Schools.

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Medical school’s class of 2018 match in 15 different specialties

Soon-to-be doctors learn where they will be spending their residency training during dramatic and simultaneous opening of envelopes.


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Partnership brings Pacific Disaster Center technology to businesses worldwide

Powered by PDC’s global, cloud-based DisasterAWARE platform, DisasterAWARE Enterprise will be released by enterprise solutions provider Kaazing as an advanced enterprise risk intelligence platform.

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New findings on type 2 diabetes and colorectal cancer survival rates

UH researchers looked at 24 years of health data and found that patients who have type 2 diabetes in addition to other chronic diseases have a lower survival rate for colorectal cancer.

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Chocolate in deep space

UH Mānoa chemists have definitively created and identified three chocolate flavor molecules under conditions that simulate how such molecules might form in the cosmos.


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Leeward CC faculty and graduate rake in the awards

Faculty members, Tommylynn Benavente and Roy Kamida, and graduate Shaylyn Funasaki receive recognition for success in their fields.

Anela Choy

Oceanography graduate recognized as an International Rising Talent

Anela Choy was honored for her work on how human activity such as fishing and pollution shape deep ocean food webs.

Paul Coleman

In memoriam: Paul Coleman, tireless advocate for astronomy in Hawaiʻi

Astronomer Paul Coleman, who worked 15 years with the Institute for Astronomy and played a key role in the institute’s outreach efforts, died at his home January 16, 2018.


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Students shine at Leeward science and engineering fair

More than 125 students participated at the annual fair, where they displayed and explained their scientific research to individual scientists, community groups and faculty.

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Record $8,000 in prizes awarded at fifth annual UHAT&T Hackathon

The event drew a record 200 participants and prizes totaling $8,000 were distributed in eight categories to teams who had just 24 hours to build an app.

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Honolulu Community College CELEBRATE! 2018

The Honolulu CC family gathered to celebrate distinguished alumni and honor community partner Hawthorne Cat.


President’s February 2018 highlights and updates

Highlights include enrollment initiatives, sustainability, indigenous serving institution, Willard Wilson award and more.


Public input sought in environmental process for Maunakea leases and easement

The original Environmental Impact Statement Preparation Notice publication date was February 23, with the comment period ending on March 27. The new deadline for EISPN comments is Monday, April 9.

Donna Vuchinich

UH Foundation chief planning to retire

President and CEO Donna Vuchinich is planning her retirement after 14 years leading the agency.

Last modified: March 21, 2018