A number of UH campuses, units, programs and more celebrated major milestones in 2022, from the UH Mānoa student newspaper to a major civil rights legislation:
Title IX 50th anniversary, Patsy Mink, recognized with lei ceremony
Marking 50 years of Title IX
UH celebrates 50 years of Title IX with film screenings, panel discussions, more
Mink’s groundbreaking legislation has impacted millions of women since it was passed in 1972.
Ka Leo O Hawaiʻi celebrates 100 years
Ka Leo honors 100th anniversary with special print issue
The paper has published award-winning content, while serving as a training ground for future professional journalists in Hawaiʻi and around the world.
Windward CC launches $1M scholarship drive for 50th anniversary
Decades of Windward CC art faculty featured in 50th anniversary exhibit
“We are so proud of our legacy of service and opportunity building; the best is coming to the future of this college and students.”—Chancellor Ardis Eschenberg
Traditional Japanese tea house marks 50 years at UH Mānoa
The time-honored structure was erected in 1972, after Genshitsu Sen, a 15th generation grand tea master, commissioned the building of a chashitsu (authentic tea ceremony house) in Hawaiʻi.
UH marks 50 years of Pell grants providing critical financial aid
The grants have been critical in expanding access to higher education and economic opportunities for more than 97,000 UH undergraduate students pursuing their first bachelor’s or graduate degree.
Kewalo Marine Laboratory celebrates 50 years
The lab has supported cutting-edge research focused on the study of unique marine organisms of Hawaiʻi and the Pacific, their evolution and development, ecological relationships, responses to both anthropogenic and natural stressors and their conservation biology.
UH Cancer Center commended on 50th anniversary for fulfilling mission
The center is a leader in many areas of cancer research, and has made substantial contributions to reduce the burden of cancer in Hawaiʻi, the Pacific Islands, the nation and the world.
Operation Manong celebrates 50 years
The program has touched the lives of thousands of underrepresented students in Hawaiʻi who faced social, economic and educational challenges, and helped them to become successful in college (and life) through its programming and activities.
Center for Korean Studies to commemorate 50th anniversary
The center is recognized as the oldest and largest in the U.S. and Canada, serving as an educational, research and cultural hub, and Hawaiʻi’s geographic location has propelled the center to play a key role in bringing together scholars and intellectual leaders.
Program serving Asian, Native Americans, Pacific Islanders celebrates milestone
Congress established the Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institutions program to improve the availability and quality of postsecondary education programs to support low-income, first-generation students.