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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.

UH Scientist Reports Promising Development In Alzheimer’s Research Deborah Manog/UHMed

UH Scientist Reports Promising Development In Alzheimer’s Research

His discovery is leading to ongoing efforts to produce a drug that could reverse the effects of the disease.

State Changes Its Manoa Sludge Pits Plan After UH Faculty Outcry Google Maps

State Changes Its Manoa Sludge Pits Plan After UH Faculty Outcry

The Department of Land and Natural Resources finds a new temporary site for sludge it will dredge from Manoa Stream.

This Sludge Pit Plan Gets Little Love In Manoa Stewart Yerton/Civil Beat

This Sludge Pit Plan Gets Little Love In Manoa

Critics question why the state didn’t conduct an environmental assessment for the Manoa Stream dredging project.

Judge Gives Stevie Wonder Concert Scammer 5 Years In Prison AP

Judge Gives Stevie Wonder Concert Scammer 5 Years In Prison

The University of Hawaii paid out $200,000 in what became known as the “Wonder Blunder.”

Feds Say UH Manoa Overcharged Disabled Dorm Residents Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Feds Say UH Manoa Overcharged Disabled Dorm Residents

The university has refunded about $100,000 to more than 40 students to resolve a federal complaint.

Man Says Fear Of Prosecutors Made Him Admit To UH Concert Scam AP

Man Says Fear Of Prosecutors Made Him Admit To UH Concert Scam

Marc Hubbard wants to withdraw his guilty plea in the “Wonder Blunder” case, in which the university paid him $200,000.

Feds: UH Manoa Violated Rules In Handling Sexual Harassment Cases Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Feds: UH Manoa Violated Rules In Handling Sexual Harassment Cases

Complaints were mishandled and federal grievance procedures weren’t followed, investigators found.

UH Takeover Of Innovation Center Is Raising Tech Community Eyebrows Belle II Collaboration

UH Takeover Of Innovation Center Is Raising Tech Community Eyebrows

In July, UH will oust the Hawaii Technology Development Corp. as the Manoa tech incubator’s landlord.

UH Reopens Center That Treats Sick Scuba Divers Screenshot: John A. Burns School of Medicine Website

UH Reopens Center That Treats Sick Scuba Divers

Researchers had delayed some deep-sea dives after a hyperbaric facility closed amid concerns about patient safety.
How Safe Do UH Students Feel? New Survey Gauges Their Views Cory Lum/Civil Beat

How Safe Do UH Students Feel? New Survey Gauges Their Views

A report breaks down students' opinions and experiences regarding sexual harassment and nonconsensual contact.
Do SAT Takers Have An Unfair Edge For UH Scholarships? Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Do SAT Takers Have An Unfair Edge For UH Scholarships?

Hawaii was one of only two states that didn’t adjust comparisons between the newly revamped SAT and the ACT.

June 2018

Friday, June 29

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

Thursday, June 21

UH Scientist Reports Promising Development In Alzheimer’s Research

Friday, June 8

State Changes Its Manoa Sludge Pits Plan After UH Faculty Outcry

Wednesday, June 6

This Sludge Pit Plan Gets Little Love In Manoa

April 2018

Saturday, April 7

Judge Gives Stevie Wonder Concert Scammer 5 Years In Prison

March 2018

Thursday, March 15

Feds Say UH Manoa Overcharged Disabled Dorm Residents

Thursday, March 8

Man Says Fear Of Prosecutors Made Him Admit To UH Concert Scam

Friday, March 2

Feds: UH Manoa Violated Rules In Handling Sexual Harassment Cases

UH Takeover Of Innovation Center Is Raising Tech Community Eyebrows

January 2018

Friday, January 26

UH Reopens Center That Treats Sick Scuba Divers

Monday, January 8

How Safe Do UH Students Feel? New Survey Gauges Their Views

December 2017

Wednesday, December 27

Do SAT Takers Have An Unfair Edge For UH Scholarships?

Friday, December 22

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

Monday, December 18

University of Hawaii Receives $23 Million To Fight Health Disparities

Monday, December 4

UH Graduate Students Say GOP Tax Plan Could Derail Their Education

November 2017

Monday, November 20

UH Manoa’s College of Education Names New Dean

Monday, November 6

The ‘Invisible’ Chamorro Poet Brings An Urgency To Island Culture

October 2017

Monday, October 30

Doctors At UH Hyperbaric Facility Complained Months Before It Shut Down

Monday, October 23

Worries Grow As UH Closes Center For Treating Sick Divers

Friday, October 20

How A UH Scientist Hopes To Improve Early Kidney Disease Detection

Tuesday, October 17

Study: Living In Hawaii Can Make You Less Prejudiced

September 2017

Tuesday, September 26

University of Hawaii Gets $6.4 Million For Work On Ebola Vaccine

August 2017

Monday, August 21

Reader Rep: Hawaii Media Would Be Weaker Without Student Paper

Wednesday, August 16

UH Should Save Ka Leo — And Bring It Into The Digital Age

Friday, August 4

Is UH Student Newspaper An Endangered Species?

Wednesday, August 2

New UH Law Building Offers Students A Place For Hands-On Practice

June 2017

Monday, June 12

Survey Of Homeless Kids To Include Sexual Orientation Information

Monday, June 5

Hawaii’s Tech Sector Is Suffering From A Lack Of Top Business Execs

Thursday, June 1

Corals Are Dying At Hawaii’s Most Popular Snorkeling Spot

May 2017

Wednesday, May 24

How UH Hopes To Turn Research Into Business Startups

Friday, May 19

Hawaii Prof To White Guys: ‘Get Out Of The Way’

Friday, May 12

For Many Local Grads, Staying in Costly Hawaii Is Worth The Struggle

April 2017

Monday, April 17

Reader Rep: Why Hawaii Media Need To Better Serve The Visually Impaired

February 2017

Saturday, February 11

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Anti-Immigrant Sentiment ‘Disheartening’

Friday, February 10

Mainland Students Could Be An ‘Economic Driver’ For Hawaii

Thursday, February 9

Bills For Free UH Tuition Clear First House Committee

Wednesday, February 1

Ian Lind: Public Interest Measures Surface At Legislature

January 2017

Thursday, January 5

Senators Voice Concerns Over UH Budget Requests

December 2016

Friday, December 9

Dole Street Called ‘A Big Slap In The Face’ For Hawaiian Students

August 2016

Tuesday, August 30

Judge Rules Feds Properly Withheld Details Of UH Biolab Inspection

Monday, August 29

New Civil Beat Initiative: Meet 3 Aspiring Young Hawaii Journalists

Thursday, August 18

UH Preps For Conservation Event

Wednesday, August 3

Manoa Legislator Says He’s Being ‘Carpet-Bombed’ By Challenger

June 2016

Monday, June 20

Chief Justice: Hawaii Environmental Court ‘Very Successful’ In First Year

May 2016

Friday, May 27

New Director For UH Cancer Center

Monday, May 23

Study: Tuna Fishers Could Save Sharks

April 2016

Tuesday, April 19

‘A Witches’ Brew Of God Knows What’ In UH Lab’s Vent System

February 2016

Monday, February 22

UH Gets $5.5 Million To Study Cancer In The Pacific Islands

Thursday, February 18

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

Tuesday, February 16

House Higher Ed Leader Takes Aim At UH

Friday, February 5

Faculty Members Take On UH Over Claims Of Broken Promises, Retribution

Tuesday, February 2

Committee OKs Bill To Shield UH Regents From Revealing Financial Info

January 2016

Monday, January 25

Falling Apart: Politics At Play With UH Maintenance Backlog?

Friday, January 22

Lucky We Live In Hawaii, Where College Can Be Affordable

Friday, January 15

CDC Secrecy Over UH Biolab Safety Failures Challenged In Court

Monday, January 11

UH Law Grad To Clerk For Sotomayor

December 2015

Monday, December 28

University Of Hawaii Seeks A Speedier Path To Graduation

November 2015

Tuesday, November 10

Poll: Half Of Native Hawaiians Still Oppose Building The TMT

June 2015

Wednesday, June 10

Hawaii’s Bold New Approach to Energy Policy

Monday, June 8

Want to Save the Planet? Have Fewer Kids

Friday, June 5

Leadership Transition Finds East-West Center at a Crossroads

Wednesday, June 3

Auditor: UH Research Corp. is Failing to Meet Its Mission

May 2015

Tuesday, May 26

Ige Supports Construction of TMT, Asks UH to Better Manage Mauna Kea

Friday, May 22

The Projector: The Big Day Arrives for 1,700-Plus Graduates at UH Manoa

Monday, May 18

UH Regents Should Let Tuition Hike Move Forward

Thursday, May 14

Peter Apo: The Last Telescope

April 2015

Wednesday, April 22

Ian Lind: The Legal Challenge to the Thirty Meter Telescope

Tuesday, April 21

UH Regents to Hold Mauna Kea Meeting in Hilo on Sunday

Monday, April 20

Mauna Kea Telescopes: The Business of Astronomy Is Not an Easy One

Friday, April 17

Culture Cave: Gaye Chan’s GalleryHNL Wants To Let The Secret Out

Wednesday, April 15

As Mauna Kea Protests Grow, Some Hawaii Island Residents Worry About Jobs

Tuesday, April 14

Mauna Kea Is a Special Place in Humanity’s Quest for Knowledge

Monday, April 13

UH Student Protests Against TMT Continue

Tuesday, April 7

Hawaii Governor Calls ‘Timeout’ on Mauna Kea Telescope Construction

Thursday, April 2

Governor Nominates Six to Serve on UH Board of Regents

Peter Apo: Mauna Kea Under Siege

March 2015

Wednesday, March 25

Youth Get Glimpse of Future on Job Shadowing Day

February 2015

Friday, February 20

Proposal to Cut UH Programs Illustrates Misunderstanding

January 2015

Tuesday, January 13

Top Hawaii Business Execs Tapped to Find New UH Athletics Director

December 2014

Tuesday, December 30

Audit Faults University of Hawaii’s Use of Certain Funding Sources

Thursday, December 18

University of Hawaii Makes Its Case for More State Support

November 2014

Thursday, November 27

The Projector: Pre-holiday Food Bank, UH Football and Where Rail Meets Highway

Wednesday, November 19

Meet the University of Hawaii’s Newest Lobbyists

October 2014

Monday, October 6

Former Judge Among New Picks for UH Board of Regents

September 2014

Friday, September 19

National Campaign to End Campus Assaults Doesn’t Involve Hawaii Students

Tuesday, September 16

Candidates for Vacant UH Board of Regents Seats Announced

Thursday, September 4

UH Launching Center to Help Commercialize Research

August 2014

Monday, August 25

Gov. Abercrombie Releases $39M for UH Facilities Upgrades

Money 101: The State of Fiscal Affairs at the University of Hawaii at Manoa

Thursday, August 7

UH Closes All Campuses in Anticipation of Storm

Friday, August 1

Fired UH Chancellor Says Cancer Center Politics Sparked His Termination

July 2014

Thursday, July 31

Students, Faculty Slam UH President for Firing Apple

Wednesday, July 30

Hawaii Monitor: Fallen Apple Has Immediate Practical Consequences

Monday, July 28

Tom Apple’s Ouster: Rumor or Retaliation?

What’s the Story Behind Tom Apple’s Ouster as UH Chancellor?

May 2014

Wednesday, May 14

The Right Stuff? Retired General Vies for University of Hawaii Presidency

Saturday, May 10

Retired General Gets Better Feedback in Second Forum on Bid for UH Prez

April 2014

Saturday, April 19

Escaping Hawaii’s Community College Trap

January 2014

Thursday, January 9

UH Manoa Construction Surge Expected to Cause Significant Disruption

Saturday, January 4

Lawmakers to Look at Construction, Budget Transparency at UH

December 2013

Monday, December 23

Does Tuition Keep Hawaii High School Students from Taking College Courses?

Saturday, December 21

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

Thursday, December 19

Lawmakers: DOE Refusing to Hand Over ‘Pono Choices’ Sex-Ed Materials

Friday, December 6

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

November 2013

Saturday, November 23

Will This Longtime Advocate for Public’s Right To Know Be Muzzled?

Thursday, November 21

Hawaii Loses Money as International Student Population Shrinks

October 2013

Saturday, October 5

UH Exec Who Allegedly Lied About Accounting Credential Still on Job

September 2013

Thursday, September 19

UH Investigating Whether Executive Posed as Public Accountant on Resume

Tuesday, September 17

Federal Budget Crisis Likely to Squeeze Hawaii Schools and Universities

Thursday, September 12

Professor Shortage Knocks Two Dozen UH Students Off-Track for Graduation

August 2013

Friday, August 2

Military Ties Are Cause for Concern As UH Searches for New Research VP

July 2013

Wednesday, July 31

Delays Plague Student-Funded Recreation Center at UH Manoa

Thursday, July 18

UH Extends Secret Navy Research Lab Despite Minimal Revenue

Thursday, July 11

Time for a Makeover for the University of Hawaii?

Wednesday, July 10

Mysterious Navy Research Lab at University of Hawaii Is Up for Stealth Renewal

June 2013

Thursday, June 27

Hawaii Ethics Commission: You Can’t Hire Yourself Anymore

Friday, June 7

Board of Regents Grapples With New Direction for University of Hawaii

Saturday, June 1

UH Faculty Union: National Affiliate Is Trying To Wreck Our Solidarity

May 2013

Wednesday, May 22

Did Hawaii’s Senate President Violate The State Ethics Code?

Friday, May 17

Hire Local? Why Mainland Hires Dominate UH Executives

Wednesday, May 15

Why Is The Public Being Shut Out Of Talks About A New UH President?

Tuesday, May 7

Is Hawaii Doing Enough To Engage Kids In Science, Tech And Math?

April 2013

Tuesday, April 16

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

March 2013

Monday, March 25

UH Spending Millions On PR Efforts to Get Its Message Out

Sunday, March 24

UH-Produced ‘Fake News’ Has Recurring Role in Hawaii Newscasts

Wednesday, March 13

Star Wars: Scientists Hope To Save Lives With New High-Tech Telescope

February 2013

Tuesday, February 26

In the Name of the Law: UH Students vs. The Police

Thursday, February 14

Why Do Hawaii’s Higher Education Committees Meet At the Same Time?

Wednesday, February 6

Lawmakers Crack the Whip on UH Board of Regents

Saturday, February 2

Are UH Regents Doing Enough to Hold Down Escalating Faculty Salaries?

January 2013

Friday, January 25

UH Students: We Had No Idea Our Dorm’s Security Cameras Were Broken

October 2012

Tuesday, October 16

Hawaii Monitor: What’s Behind the UH Athletics Debacle

Thursday, October 11

Dinner And Drinks? It’s On Jim Donovan!

Monday, October 8

Should UH Say Aloha To Football?

Tuesday, October 2

Senate Hearings on UH: What Did We Learn?

September 2012

Sunday, September 30

Hawaii Senators Push For Unredacted Fact-Finder’s Report From University

Monday, September 24

The University of Hawaii’s Costly Fumble

April 2012

Sunday, April 15

Students In High Spirits After Dalai Lama Talk

March 2012

Wednesday, March 21

UH Manoa Faculty: No Confidence in Vice Chancellor for Research

Thursday, March 1

Hawaii Grad Students Fight for Collective Bargaining Rights

February 2012

Monday, February 6

Profs Like Cayetano On Rail, But Not Ready To ‘Forgive and Forget’?

Friday, February 3

Hawaii Lawmakers Push to Reform Gov Regent Picks

Back Into The Lion’s Den, Cayetano Asking for Professors’ Support

January 2012

Tuesday, January 17

UH Seeks Another $15 Million From Legislature

December 2011

Thursday, December 15

UH Could Replace Teaching Farm in Manoa with Faculty Housing

Wednesday, December 7

How Much Will UH Football Coach Earn in Retirement?

November 2011

Thursday, November 17

Hawaii State Salaries 2012: University of Hawaii

Friday, November 4

Hawaii State Salaries 2012: Highest Paid at University of Hawaii

October 2011

Thursday, October 27

Regents Approve Tuition Hike for UH Students

September 2011

Saturday, September 10

More Tech Snafus At University Of Hawaii

Thursday, September 1

Hawaii Problems Won’t be Fixed by Patent Reform

August 2011

Friday, August 26

University of Hawaii Plans Tuition Hike

Wednesday, August 24

UH Manoa Chancellor Leaving Next Summer

July 2011

Thursday, July 28

What Degrees Native Hawaiians Are Earning

Saturday, July 16

University of Hawaii Execs Score $22,000 in Tickets To Their Own Games

Monday, July 11

University of Hawaii Hosts Arabic Immersion Camp

Friday, July 8

UH Chimes In On Hawaii Social Studies Debate

More Native Hawaiians Earn College Degrees

UH Manoa Earns Maximum Reaccreditation

Thursday, July 7

Obama’s Father Considered Giving Son Up for Adoption

Friday, July 1

‘Bibliophile’ Steals 200 Books From UH Library

June 2011

Saturday, June 25

PHOTOS – Research at the University of Hawaii

Friday, June 24

UH Research a Story of Progress and Potential

Ranking Hawaii’s Return On Investment in University Research

Assessing University of Hawaii Faculty Research

University of Hawaii Research: Delivering on Its Promise?

Thursday, June 23

Higher Court Fees Help Increase Access to Justice for Hawaii’s Needy

Friday, June 17

Counting Residents Begs the Question: Who’s Local?

Tuesday, June 14

Hawaii Legislators Rank High in College Degrees

Monday, June 6

The State of ‘Student Voice’ at the University of Hawaii

Saturday, June 4

UH Maui To Get $4.3 Million

May 2011

Thursday, May 19

Regents Split on Research Center’s Future, Punt Decision to UH President

Monday, May 16

“Interim” is the Title for 8 of 19 Deans at UH Manoa

Monday, May 9

Hawaii’s First Community ‘Makery’ Debuts In Palolo

Friday, May 6

Former Hawaii Health Director Nominee Resigns Med School Post

Thursday, May 5

UH President: Medical School Budget Cuts “A Serious Blow”

April 2011

Tuesday, April 26

Abercrombie: Selection Process for University of Hawaii Regents Is Broken

Monday, April 25

Hawaii Senate Panel Rejects Two Abercrombie UH Regent Appointees

Thursday, April 21

Student Veterans At UH Snub Their Own Forum

Saturday, April 16

Senate Education Panel Delays Vote on UH Regents

Thursday, April 14

UH, Hawaii Will Lose If PBRC Is Closed

Wednesday, April 6

‘Makery’ Could Encourage Hawaii Entrepreneurship

Sunday, April 3

University of Hawaii Wants To Close Major Research Group

March 2011

Wednesday, March 30

PHOTOS: 54th Hawaii State Science And Engineering Fair

Tuesday, March 22

Cops Crash Magic Island Spring Break Party

Tuesday, March 1

Creating An Innovation Economy For Hawaii

February 2011

Saturday, February 26

Capitol Watch: Feb. 28

Thursday, February 24

Turning UH Research Into Local Industries

Thursday, February 17

Broken Maintenance Strategy at Ed Department

Capitol Watch: Feb. 17

Wednesday, February 16

University Still Paying President’s Rent After Renovating Mansion

Friday, February 11

UH Could Be Hit Hard By Special Funds Repeal

Wednesday, February 9

Former Head of UH Astronomy Dies in Crash

Thursday, February 3

University of Hawaii Impairing Its Faculties?

Tuesday, February 1

Scant Details Available About Hawaiian University

January 2011

Thursday, January 13

UH Seeks Extra $82M Over Next Two Years

UH Athletics Takes a Gamble to Pay Back Debt

Wednesday, January 12

Capitol Watch: Jan. 13

UH, State Promise Action to Protect Private Info

Friday, January 7

UH System Finances Better Than They Look

December 2010

Wednesday, December 22

Pell Grants Safe For Now, But Future Uncertain

Friday, December 17

Shoji A Hall of Famer

Wednesday, December 15

UH Prof Punished for Profanity

Friday, December 3

Capitol Watch: Dec. 7

Thursday, December 2

State OKs Maui Solar Telescope, Hawaiian Opponents Feel Burned

November 2010

Monday, November 1

Lessons From Nashville: HCC Turning Hawaii Into a Music Mecca

September 2010

Tuesday, September 28

Sample Salary Database

Friday, September 24

UH Enrollment At An All-Time High

Sunday, September 12

The Value of Hawaii: University of Hawaii by Neal Milner

Saturday, September 11

Hawaii Holds First Higher Education Summit

$36 Million Broadband Upgrade For UH, Public Schools And Libraries

August 2010

Monday, August 30

Coming This Week: University of Hawaii Salaries

Who Works at University of Hawaii

Lowest Paid at University of Hawaii

Highest Paid at University of Hawaii

Civil Beat Shares University of Hawaii Salaries

Friday, August 20

Discussion: University of Hawaii

July 2010

Friday, July 23

Discussion: UH Limits on Nonresident Students

UH Sees Dollars in Foreign and Mainland Students

Friday, July 16

Football Victories to Determine UH Debt Payments

Thursday, July 15

UH Manoa Athletic Department: What $10 Million?

Wednesday, July 14

UH Student Groups Balk at Proposed Athletic Fee

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