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University Of Hawaii Proposes Tuition Reduction, Freeze Cory Lum/Civil Beat

University Of Hawaii Proposes Tuition Reduction, Freeze

The proposal would reverse previously approved tuition increases.

‘Top Secret’ Clearance Expected For UH Lab Doing Navy Research Blaze Lovell/CivilBeat

‘Top Secret’ Clearance Expected For UH Lab Doing Navy Research

The University of Hawaii Applied Research Laboratory is closing in on a new $80 million contract for cybersecurity and renewable energy research.

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.

More Burglaries, Fewer Rapes Reported At UH Manoa Cory Lum/Civil Beat

More Burglaries, Fewer Rapes Reported At UH Manoa

Newly released statistics show the number of reported rapes dropped from 13 in 2016 to seven in 2017.

Hawaii Scientists Are Learning A Lot About Autism From Blind Cave Fish Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

Hawaii Scientists Are Learning A Lot About Autism From Blind Cave Fish

Scientists are using the unusual fish to study how a low-carb diet helps perk up behavior in fish as well as humans.

UH Wants $40 Million To Help Students Lower Their Tuition Costs Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

UH Wants $40 Million To Help Students Lower Their Tuition Costs

The university is asking legislators for money to expand the Hawaii Promise program to the Manoa, Hilo and West Oahu four-year campuses.

UH Students And Staff Will Pay For $35 Million In Parking Garage Repairs Cory Lum/Civil Beat

UH Students And Staff Will Pay For $35 Million In Parking Garage Repairs

Parking rate increases will be phased in over the next six years in a plan approved by the Board of Regents.

UH Wants $600 Million In 2019 To Modernize Its Crumbling Campuses Cory Lum/Civil Beat

UH Wants $600 Million In 2019 To Modernize Its Crumbling Campuses

And that’s just the beginning. The university has a six-year, $1.6 billion plan in the works.

Can A Woman Who Lost Her Arm In A Lab Explosion Sue UH? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Can A Woman Who Lost Her Arm In A Lab Explosion Sue UH?

The university contends the former postdoctoral fellow must seek relief through the workers’ compensation system.

Rape Reports Spike On The UH Manoa Campus Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Rape Reports Spike On The UH Manoa Campus

University of Hawaii officials said the increase in reports wasn’t surprising because of new federal policies and heightened awareness.

UH Projects A $28 Million Deficit In A Billion-Dollar Budget Cory Lum/Civil Beat

UH Projects A $28 Million Deficit In A Billion-Dollar Budget

The spending plan approved by the Board of Regents won’t shrink an $848 million maintenance backlog. In fact, that will keep growing.

UH Groups Play Big Roles In Hawaiian Language Version of ‘Moana’ Academy of Creative Media System

UH Groups Play Big Roles In Hawaiian Language Version of ‘Moana’

Five UH programs collaborated on the effort to produce the first Hawaiian translation of a Disney film.

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