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Interviews on the Clarence T.C. Ching Athletics Complex.

Hawaii News Now’s Sunrise on the Road visited the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa campus on November 19, 5–9 a.m. The morning show featured leadership, faculty, staff and students from the campus who covered increasing enrollment, pandemic challenges, campus plants, the Warrior Recreation Center, new and old campus buildings, athletics and much more.

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Hawaii News Now crew.
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Live interviews on campus included:

  • David Lassner, UH president
  • Michael Bruno, UH Mānoa provost
  • Makena Coffman, UH Mānoa Institute for Sustainability and Resilience director
  • Matthew Lynch, UH sustainability coordinator
  • Nikki Chun, UH vice provost for enrollment management
  • Nōweo Kai, UH Mānoa campus curator
  • David Matlin, UH athletics director
  • Christian Naeole, a William S. Richardson School of Law student
  • Daezon Arruda, student board president
  • Stacey Robinol, UH Federal Credit Union vice president of member experience

Jason Leigh, information and computer sciences professor and Laboratory for Advanced Visualization and Application director, Seth Siaki and Brandon Shima from UH Office of Project Delivery and Jonathan Osorio, dean of Hawaiʻinuiākea School of Hawaiian Knowledge, were interviewed for the pre-taped segments of the show.

The UH Mānoa Marching Band, Rainbow Warrior dancers and cheerleaders also joined Matlin on the Clarence T.C. Ching Athletics Complex.

Watch the interviews

The interviews are available online on the Hawaii News Now website.