—Steadfast, firm, resolute, determined. This was the motto of King Kamehameha V and Queen Liliʻuokalani.
“As our haumāna (students) embark on their journey through academia, they must remember to remain ʻonipaʻa.”
—Brent Rubio, Associate Professor of Chemistry, Honolulu Community College
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