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Study: Living In Hawaii Can Make You Less Prejudiced Olivia Peterkin/Civil Beat

Study: Living In Hawaii Can Make You Less Prejudiced

A new UH study found that after nine months of living on Oahu, mainland students’ views on race shifted noticeably.

University of Hawaii Gets $6.4 Million For Work On Ebola Vaccine John A. Burns School of Medicine

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

The UH and two companies are developing a heat-resistant vaccine that might protect against three of the most common strains.

Reader Rep: Hawaii Media Would Be Weaker Without Student Paper

Reader Rep: Hawaii Media Would Be Weaker Without Student Paper

UH’s struggling Ka Leo is worth saving, in part because it’s an essential training ground for local journalists.

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

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

The university should raise fees to keep the near-broke student newspaper afloat, but find a new business model.

Is UH Student Newspaper An Endangered Species? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Is UH Student Newspaper An Endangered Species?

Ka Leo is hoping for a proposed student fee increase after it revamped its smartphone app to recapture students’ attention.

New UH Law Building Offers Students A Place For Hands-On Practice Cory Lum/Civil Beat

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

The $7 million structure will house the school’s legal aid program, where students provide pro bono assistance to clients.

Survey Of Homeless Kids To Include Sexual Orientation Information Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Survey Of Homeless Kids To Include Sexual Orientation Information

A national survey found 40 percent of homeless youths identify as LGBTQ. Service providers will soon have data for Oahu.

Hawaii’s Tech Sector Is Suffering From A Lack Of Top Business Execs Stewart Yerton/Civil Beat

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

There is marketable technology in the islands, but commercial success requires talented entrepreneurs who are hard to find.

Corals Are Dying At Hawaii’s Most Popular Snorkeling Spot Courtesy: Keisha Bahr

Corals Are Dying At Hawaii’s Most Popular Snorkeling Spot

Climate change is heating the ocean and causing stronger and longer coral bleaching events at Hanauma Bay.

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