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University of Hawaii-West Oahu

Mental Health Services On Hawaii Campuses Lag Far Behind Demand Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Mental Health Services On Hawaii Campuses Lag Far Behind Demand

At UH Manoa, students can wait as long as two months to sit down with a therapist.

City Slaps UH With $35 Million Sewer Bill After Failing To Charge It For 7 Years Cory Lum/Civil Beat

City Slaps UH With $35 Million Sewer Bill After Failing To Charge It For 7 Years

The Department of Environmental Services never got the word UH West Oahu should be billed, and now is working with the university to come up with an accurate estimate for the retroactive sewer charges.

UH West Oahu Has A New Program In Native Hawaiian Healing

UH West Oahu Has A New Program In Native Hawaiian Healing

Public health students are taught about traditional practices in order to provide more effective health care in Native Hawaiian and other underserved communities.

Two Deans And A Football Coach Are Top Paid Employees At UH UH Athletics

Two Deans And A Football Coach Are Top Paid Employees At UH

Civil Beat’s salary database just added 7,424 statewide employees of the University of Hawaii system. At least 1,639 make six-figure salaries.

Senators Put UH Finances Under A Microscope Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Senators Put UH Finances Under A Microscope

A proposal backed by Gov. David Ige to expand a community college scholarship program to four-year schools is met with skepticism.

The Fight To Save A Sacred Owl In West Oahu Javier Cotin/The Pueo Project

The Fight To Save A Sacred Owl In West Oahu

A nonprofit group based in Ewa Beach is concerned future development will destroy the habitat of the Hawaiian short-eared owl.

$20 Million Facelift For Popular UH Library Is Among Ige’s Requests Civil Beat

$20 Million Facelift For Popular UH Library Is Among Ige’s Requests

The governor’s supplemental budget proposal is one small step toward addressing the university system’s maintenance backlog.

University of Hawaii Receives $23 Million To Fight Health Disparities Cory Lum/Civil Beat

University of Hawaii Receives $23 Million To Fight Health Disparities

The federal grant will allow UH to target diabetes, obesity, hypertension and cancer in Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander and Filipino populations.

Mainland Students Could Be An ‘Economic Driver’ For Hawaii PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Mainland Students Could Be An ‘Economic Driver’ For Hawaii

Some lawmakers want the University of Hawaii to attract more out-of-state students who pay higher tuition as well as diversify the campuses.

UH Manoa Has Failed To Cut Energy Use. So Now What? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

UH Manoa Has Failed To Cut Energy Use. So Now What?

The University of Hawaii is hoping a new focus on renewables will finally help it meet energy consumption goals it set years ago.
House Higher Ed Leader Takes Aim At UH Cory Lum/Civil Beat

House Higher Ed Leader Takes Aim At UH

The nearly two dozen bills introduced by Rep. Isaac Choy may be indicative of a larger sense of frustration with the university.
Lucky We Live In Hawaii, Where College Can Be Affordable Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Lucky We Live In Hawaii, Where College Can Be Affordable

A ProPublica database uses federal student aid data to compare college affordability across the country for low-income students. Hawaii’s flagship public university stacks up well.

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