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University of Hawaii-West Oahu

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.

Peter Apo: The Last Telescope Courtesy TMT International Observatory

Peter Apo: The Last Telescope

I am convinced we will find a way to link arms in the name of humanity and share one of the greatest endeavors in the history of the world.
UH Pitches Innovative Plan to Lawmakers to Respond to Large Financial Crisis

UH Pitches Innovative Plan to Lawmakers to Respond to Large Financial Crisis

State legislators grilled university officials about their spending priorities and new budget plan at a briefing Friday.
Why is a Hawaii Agency for Researchers Managing a Construction Project? PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Why is a Hawaii Agency for Researchers Managing a Construction Project?

Lawmakers question the research agency's role at the West Oahu campus.
Hawaii Universities Pile on the Fees, Bumping Up Students’ Bills

Hawaii Universities Pile on the Fees, Bumping Up Students’ Bills

University officials say the fees cover important student programming.
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