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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.

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.

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