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By May 22, 2020 02:30 PM
Brigham Young University–Hawaii is making efforts toward lowering its environmental impact and reducing its dependence on the grid by investing in a photovoltaic production and storage system. The project will include a canopy PV system that will span across the Main Parking Lot as well as multiple rooftop systems. Read Full Story
By Laura TevagaMay 21, 2020 05:00 PM
Vice President for Student Development & Services Debbie Hippolite Wright has announced her intention to retire this summer. She has worked in the Church Educational System for nearly 30 years. Read Full Story
By May 20, 2020 11:00 AM
Brigham Young University–Hawaii will live stream an online commencement presentation to celebrate and recognize candidates for graduation following the Spring 2020 Semester. Brother Mark L. Pace, Sunday School General President for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will be the commencement speaker for the online presentation on June 27 at 9:30 am HST. The event will available at https://byuh.edu/live-stream as well as on the BYU–Hawaii YouTube channel and Facebook page. Read Full Story
By May 19, 2020 04:00 PM
Brigham Young University–Hawaii Vice President for Academics John Bell announced today that Mark Wolfersberger will succeed Jared Marcum as director of the Edward D. Smith Center for Learning & Teaching, effective September 1, 2020. Read Full Story
By Laura TevagaMay 19, 2020 08:30 AM
These are extremely challenging times for colleges and universities, including BYU–Hawaii. We appreciate the support the United States Congress has shown to institutions of higher education through the CARES Act. However, although BYU–Hawaii continues to experience significant financial losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have decided not to seek or accept CARES Act funding. We have notified the U.S. Department of Education of our decision so that it can reallocate resources to other institutions, some of which may not be able to open their doors to students again without government relief. Read Full Story
By Laura TevagaMay 14, 2020 12:00 PM
Brigham Young University–Hawaii’s Enactus team was crowned the 2020 Enactus U.S. National Champion Thursday, May 14. Defeating more than 40 universities and colleges from around the nation, the team of college students from BYU–Hawaii on the North Shore of Oahu will represent the United States at the Enactus World Cup in Utrecht, Netherlands this September. Read Full Story
By Laura TevagaMay 12, 2020 11:42 AM
The Board of Trustees of Brigham Young University–Hawaii has appointed John “Keoni” Kauwe to become the university’s eleventh president. President Kauwe will succeed John S. Tanner, who has served as president of the campus since 2015.

Elder Jeffrey R. Holland, of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, made the announcement during the weekly BYU–Hawaii devotional, in a broadcast originating from Salt Lake City.

Dr. Kauwe is the dean of Graduate Studies at Brigham Young University in Provo. He is also an internationally recognized researcher specializing in Alzheimer’s disease. Dr. Kauwe has deep roots in Hawaii and spent several years of his childhood on the islands of Kauai, Oahu, and Molokai, and is a graduate of Molokai High School. Read Full Story
By April 14, 2020 08:00 AM
BYU–Hawaii announced Tuesday its Spring 2020 devotional schedule. President John S. Tanner and his wife Sister Susan Tanner kick off the semester and are followed by 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
By March 11, 2020 03:00 PM
The Church Educational System (CES) has students around the world and higher education campuses in three states. CES is deeply interested in the health, education and spiritual growth of each of these students and those who serve them. Concerns related to COVID-19 have impacted every part of society, including education. After careful consideration of the present circumstances, the leadership of CES has adopted temporary guidelines which will be effective March 16, 2020. Read Full Story
By March 09, 2020 09:50 AM
The Brigham Young University–Hawaii Salsa Orchestra and Street Band will be traveling to the island of Maui for a four-day tour with performances in Pukalani, Kahului, and Lahaina. Featuring Latin and Jazz music, performances include lively and entraining concerts for the public as well as educational workshops for young music students. Read Full Story