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BYU–Hawaii Hosts 2024 Nā Leo Hou All-State High School Choral Festival

By Elise Mitchell February 22, 2024 09:06 AM
On Saturday, February 17, Brigham Young University–Hawaii hosted the 2024 Nā Leo Hou All-State High School Choral Festival. The all-day event brought nearly 400 high school students from across Hawaii together with the Hoʻolōkahi Chamber Choir and Seasiders Singers for interactive workshops, rehearsals, and sectionals, ending with a grand concert performance. Read Full Story

President's Council Announces 2024 Service and Leadership Awards

By Elise Mitchell February 16, 2024 09:28 AM
Brigham Young University–Hawaii is pleased to announce this year's recipients of the V. Napua Baker Award, the Sione Feinga Award, the President's Appreciation Awards, and the Exemplary Employee Awards. These awards acknowledge exceptional employees who have demonstrated a strong commitment and dedication to their roles within the university. Read Full Story

Harnessing AI for Language Learning: Empowering BYU–Hawaii’s International Students

By Juan Carlos De los Reyes February 15, 2024 08:00 AM
In an era where technology continues to reshape the educational landscape, artificial intelligence (AI) is quickly emerging as a promising catalyst for huge changes. For international students at Brigham Young University–Hawaii, the integration of AI is presented to be an innovative way to advance their proficiency in the English language. Read Full Story

Cultivating Connections at BYUH Date Night

By Elise Mitchell February 01, 2024 04:34 PM
On January 31, 2024, Brigham Young University–Hawaii hosted its first-ever BYUH Date Night. The event shared an initiative across all Church Educational System (CES) Institutions to provide low-pressure events that could improve the dating culture across its campuses. Read Full Story

Seasider Spotlight: Caryn Lesuma

By Juan Carlos De los Reyes January 29, 2024 08:00 AM
Name: Caryn Joan Lefanga Kunz Lesuma Read Full Story

Farmer Turned Director

By Brynne Sloan January 25, 2024 09:00 AM
“There is a big difference from where I was to where I am now,” says Nasanbold Sukhbaatar, a BYU–Hawaii alum from the Dornod province of Mongolia. “I grew up as a farmer boy, and now I am the Church Communication Department director for Mongolia.” Read Full Story

Brandyn Akana Named Director of Campus Life

By Leilani Guerrero January 08, 2024 08:00 AM
Student Life Vice President Jonathan Kala Kau announced the appointment of Brandyn Akana as the new director of campus life. In this role, Akana will oversee the Ho’okahua department, which includes Residential Life, Seasider Sports & Activities, and Student Leadership & Service. Read Full Story

Devotional Speakers for Winter 2024 Semester

January 04, 2024 11:28 AM
Brigham Young University–Hawaii announced its winter 2024 devotional speakers. This semester, speakers include members of the leadership of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, BYU–Hawaii employees, and other invited guests. Weekly campus devotionals are an important part of the BYU–Hawaii experience. The purpose of campus devotionals is to gather as a campus community for a regular opportunity to experience the influence of the Holy Ghost through student-focused messages centered on the gospel of Jesus Christ. Read Full Story

Cultivating Leadership and Legacy: A Recap of BYU–Hawaii's 2023 Highlights

By Elise Mitchell January 04, 2024 09:52 AM
In 2023, Brigham Young University–Hawaii stood at the forefront of transformative change, echoing the visionary aspirations set forth by Elder Jeffrey R. Holland during his address at the inaugural ceremony for President John S.K. Kauwe III in October of 2021. Then, he asserted, "What we have done in the past has led us marvelously to this day, but in no way is it sufficient for the trajectory the Church and the university are on now...The great work of BYU–Hawaii is still ahead of us...[And the] great purposes of BYU–Hawaii will demand the very best of us." Read Full Story

Seasider Spotlight: Stephanie Robertson

By Juan Carlos De los Reyes December 20, 2023 10:00 AM
Name: Stephanie Joy Robertson Read Full Story