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UH President Explains Secrecy Surrounding Chancellor Apple PF Bentley/Civil Beat

UH President Explains Secrecy Surrounding Chancellor Apple

But David Lassner still won't say whether Tom Apple is losing his job.
Tom Apple’s Ouster: Rumor or Retaliation? University of Hawaii at Manoa

Tom Apple’s Ouster: Rumor or Retaliation?

University of Hawaii at Manoa officials won't say if they've removed Tom Apple as chancellor. But if true, what did he do wrong?
Disclosures: Googling Hawaii’s Former Board Members PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Disclosures: Googling Hawaii’s Former Board Members

Online databases contain much of the information that former members of the Board of Regents and Land Use Commission may have wanted kept confidential.
Calvin Say Residency Trial Postponed to After Primaries Civil Beat

Calvin Say Residency Trial Postponed to After Primaries

A lawsuit contends the lawmaker isn't qualified to represent his district because he doesn't actually live there.
Thoughts on New Common Core Tests? Share Your Thoughts in Upcoming Panel Fotolia

Thoughts on New Common Core Tests? Share Your Thoughts in Upcoming Panel

The national online panel will collect feedback on the new Smarter Balanced assessments, which Hawaii students will take starting this school year.
Education Improving, Poverty Worsening Among Hawaii Children ©PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Education Improving, Poverty Worsening Among Hawaii Children

The 2014 KIDS COUNT data book compares children's well-being before and after the recession.
Report: College Dropouts Much More Likely to Default on Loans PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Report: College Dropouts Much More Likely to Default on Loans

Community college borrowers who left without completing their program were two to five times more likely to default on their loans than their more successful peers.
Navy Gives $9M to UH for Wave Energy Research Courtesy of Northwest Energy Solutions

Navy Gives $9M to UH for Wave Energy Research

The money is earmarked for the university's Navy-sponsored Applied Research Laboratory.
Living Hawaii: Babies — First the Good News Courtesy of Bridget Coila via Flickr

Living Hawaii: Babies — First the Good News

Giving birth on the islands is relatively cheap, but the high cost of goods and services makes raising a child here an expensive proposition.