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Hawaii Community College, Palamanui campus construction bidding begins

MEDIA RELEASE The first step in the construction of a new campus in Kona has begun. The University of Hawaii’s Office of Procurement and Real Property Management (OPRPM) has posted a notice to bidders for construction of the Hawaii Community College, Palamanui campus in West Hawaii. The bid notice, available at spo3.hawaii.gov/notices/notice… includes construction of […]

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University of Hawaii honors 2012 Regents, Presidential scholars

MEDIA RELEASE The University of Hawaii Board of Regents and President M.R.C. Greenwood honored and recognized 30 Hawaii students who have been awarded the prestigious Regents and Presidential Scholarships at an annual awards dinner in their honor July 19 at The Willows Restaurant in Honolulu. The UH Board of Regents established the Regents and Presidential […]

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UH at Smithsonian Folklife Festival (June 27-July 8)

UH at Smithsonian Folklife Festival (June 27-July 8)

MEDIA RELEASE The University of Hawaii will be among 20 public land-grant universities to be featured June 27-July 8 in the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in Washington, D.C., marking the 150th anniversary of the signing of the Morrill Act that paved the way for higher education for rural and working class Americans. This year’s Festival is […]

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Hawaii selected for college readiness, success grants

Hawaii selected for college readiness, success grants

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii is one of 10 states that has been awarded grants by the Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors to help their K-12 and postsecondary education systems align to the Common Core State Standards and assessments that will measure them. The grant program, called Core to College: Preparing Students for College Readiness and Success, aims to […]

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UH Regents approve new five-year tuition schedule

UH Regents approve new five-year tuition schedule

MEDIA RELEASE The University of Hawaii Board of Regents has approved a five-year tuition schedule proposal presented by the UH administration to begin in fall 2012 and run through spring 2017. In recognition of the state’s current fiscal situation and the resulting impact on students and their families, the tuition schedule proposes modest increases. “This […]

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Hawaii is home to one of the largest expatriate Okinawan populations in the United States

Abercrombie, Greenwood lead Okinawa parade

Hawaii is home to one of the largest expatriate Okinawan populations in the United States

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The University of Hawai‘i will be presenting to the community in the coming weeks a proposed tuition schedule it is recommending to take effect in fall 2012 through the spring 2017. At a meeting of the Board of Regents today at UH Maui College, President M.R.C. Greenwood briefed members on the university’s ongoing fiscal challenges in light of state budget constraints, the plans for the new tuition schedule, and the university’s anticipated requests of the 2012 Hawaiʻi State Legislature.

UH to present new tuition schedules

The University of Hawai‘i will be presenting to the community in the coming weeks a proposed tuition schedule it is recommending to take effect in fall 2012 through the spring 2017. At a meeting of the Board of Regents today at UH Maui College, President M.R.C. Greenwood briefed members on the university’s ongoing fiscal challenges […]

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Bernard Osher Foundation awards $1M for scholarships

Bernard Osher Foundation awards $1M for scholarships

MEDIA RELEASE Returning adult students at University of Hawaii at Hilo now have a permanent source of scholarship support thanks to a $1 million award from The Bernard Osher Foundation. Beginning with the 2012-2013 academic year the Osher Reentry Scholarship Endowment will provide a minimum of 25 scholarships per year, to older students whose education […]

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UH, 28 universities launch Gig.U initiative

UH, 28 universities launch Gig.U initiative

MEDIA RELEASE The University of Hawaii is one of a group of 29 universities and communities across the country that have launched Gig.U: The University Community Next Generation Innovation Project. Gig.U seeks to accelerate the deployment of ultra high-speed networks in the communities surrounding the nation’s leading research universities to drive economic growth and stimulate […]

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Council advises UH to build jobs, partnerships

Council advises UH to build jobs, partnerships

MEDIA RELEASE More than 340 national, local and community leaders attended a recent two-day symposium co-sponsored by the University of Hawaii and the National Academies, prestigious experts who advise the U.S. government in science, technology and economic policy. During the symposium, UH President M.R.C. Greenwood presented a draft report of recommendations on creating an innovation […]

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UH extends Greenwood appointment through 2015

UH extends Greenwood appointment through 2015

MEDIA RELEASE The University of Hawaii Board of Regents has extended UH President M.R.C. Greenwood’s appointment for an additional three years, to run through July 31, 2015. Board of Regents Chair Howard Karr said Greenwood has steered the UH System during a time of drastic budget cuts, while moving forward on critical projects, ranging from […]

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Next steps include finishing the campus design, seeking county building permits

Construction agreement signed for Hawaii CC at Palamanui

Next steps include finishing the campus design, seeking county building permits

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Abercrombie reaches out to education leaders

Abercrombie reaches out to education leaders

MEDIA RELEASE On his first day as Governor-Elect, Neil Abercrombie reached out to the superintendent of the state Department of Education Kathryn Matayoshi and University of Hawaii System President M.R.C. Greenwood to have a discussion and determine the next steps to advance education in Hawaii. The three agreed to meet in the near future to […]

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UH Hilo College of Pharmacy awarded $16M for health care project

UH Hilo College of Pharmacy awarded $16M for health care project

MEDIA RELEASE A consortium led by the University of Hawaii at Hilo College of Pharmacy to use health information technology to provide better health care to Big Island residents has been awarded $16,091,390. Hawaii County is one of 15 communities across the nation chosen to serve as pilot communities to develop wide-scale use of electronic […]

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