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"No Warrior Stands Alone," Student Shares Personal Meaning Behind Proverb Upon Graduating

By Elise Mitchell December 06, 2022 09:09 AM
Solesia Lasa is a senior from Auckland, New Zealand, double majoring in political science and social work. While attending the University of New Zealand, she noticed something different about the family and friends who would return home upon completing their education at Brigham Young University–Hawaii. Wanting to experience what it would feel like to study in a church environment, surrounded by people with similar standards and values, she applied and was admitted to BYU–Hawaii. Read Full Story

BYU–Hawaii Hosts Back-to-Back NCAA Tournaments

By Elise Mitchell December 02, 2022 08:00 AM
For the first time in nearly five years, Brigham Young University–Hawaii welcomed back the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) to the Cannon Activities Center for back-to-back basketball tournaments. And although BYU–Hawaii didn't have a sports team participating, there were numerous ways in which students, faculty, and staff were involved in hosting such major sporting events. Read Full Story

University President and First Lady Connect With Local Leaders in Recent Visit to Samoa

By Elise Mitchell November 29, 2022 08:00 AM
In a recent trip to the island nation of Samoa, University President John S.K. Kauwe III and First Lady Monica Kauwe met with prospective students, community leaders, and academic officials to further the university's mission in the Pacific. Read Full Story

Aaron Curtis Appointed Dean of the Faculty of Math & Computing

By Leilani Guerrero September 15, 2022 08:00 AM
Brigham Young University–Hawaii Academic Vice President Isaiah Walker announced the appointment of Dr. Aaron Curtis as the dean of the Faculty of Math & Computing. Read Full Story

Pathway to BYU–Hawaii

By Elise Mitchell September 02, 2022 08:00 AM
President John S.K. Kauwe III and Sister Monica S. Kauwe were joined by special visitors Elder Clark G. Gilbert and Sister Christine Gilbert for the fall 2022 new student orientation. Each had the opportunity to address those embarking on their educational journey at Brigham Young University–Hawaii in Sunday's devotional. Read Full Story

Phase Two of TVA Construction Officially Underway

By Elise Mitchell August 29, 2022 08:00 AM
With phase one of the Temple View Apartments (TVA) complete, phase two is now in effect. This phase includes the demolishing of TVA Buildings A, B, N, and P, along with the Multi-Purpose Building, which was located amongst the married-student housing. These buildings were built in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Demolition includes the selective interior demo, building destruction, and grading. Construction hours are between 7 am-4 pm, Monday through Friday. Students living nearby will continue to be notified of specialized construction activities outside those hours. Read Full Story

Emerson Kihei Nahale-a Appointed Sustainability Educational Program Manager

By Leilani Guerrero August 23, 2022 08:00 AM
Dr. David Bybee, director of the Brigham Young University–Hawaii Kumuwaiwai Center for Sustainability, has named Emerson Kīhei Nahale-a as the new sustainability and education program manager for the Kumuwaiwai Center for Sustainability. Read Full Story

Jacob Walker Appointed Director of the Willes Center for International Entrepreneurship

By Leilani Guerrero August 18, 2022 08:00 AM
Dr. Nathaniel M. Stephens, dean of the Brigham Young University–Hawaii Faculty of Business & Government, has named Elder Jacob Walker as the new director of the Mark and Laura Willes Center for International Entrepreneurship. Read Full Story

Holokai Foundations, Encouraging Student Kuleana

By Elise Mitchell August 15, 2022 01:58 PM
Beginning in the Fall 2022 Semester, all incoming freshman and transfer students will be required to take Holokai Foundations during their first year at BYU–Hawaii. This development course prepares students to be effective stewards of the resources invested in their education, providing them with tools to improve their success, persistence, and spiritual outcomes. It applies the concepts of kuleana (stewardship) to encourage students' ownership of their studies and support the overall well-being of the campus community. Read Full Story

Devotional Speakers for Fall 2022 Semester

August 15, 2022 08:00 AM
Brigham Young University–Hawaii announced its fall 2022 devotional and lecture 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 focus on spiritual learning by fostering greater faith and discipleship in Jesus Christ. Read Full Story