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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.

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.

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