The University of Hawaii’s Board of Regents will discuss ways to reduce operating expenses and a letter asking Gov. David Ige to halt pay raises at its meeting Thursday.
COVID-19 is prompting the University of Hawaii to reduce some of its teaching programs, including a foundational course in human dissection.
The extent of financial woes won’t be clear for another eight weeks when fall classes start and enrollment numbers are in.
About 750 students still live on campus at the University of Hawaii Manoa. But most are being told to move out by May 16 even as the stay-at-home order makes it hard to find housing.
Students still need to earn at least a “C” grade to get credit for a class.
A group of students, aided by alumni at the William S. Richardson School of Law, are setting up a food pantry to ensure fellow students have a steady supply of food.