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BYUH Tuition to Increase 3% for 2022-23 Academic Year

May 03, 2022 03:45 PM
Brigham Young University–Hawaii will implement a 3% tuition increase for the 2021-2022 academic year beginning with the Fall 2021 Semester. This is an increase of $89 on the per semester rate going from $2,945 to $3,034. Read Full Story

Taekwondo Club Earning International Titles

By Elise Mitchell May 02, 2022 08:00 AM
Did you know there is an internationally recognized and decorated taekwondo club on campus? The Changmookwan Taekwondo club became an official presence on campus in the fall of 2019. Indra Lokatama, a senior from Indonesia majoring in psychology, is the founding member who built the club up from ground zero. With the help of fellow students, international organizations, and a committee of grandmasters, he registered the club under the World Taekwondo Changmookwan Federation (an organization that supports the Kukkiwon World Taekwondo Headquarters) within two years and now serves 40 registered club members. Read Full Story

BYU–Hawaii Enactus Captures Its Fifth National Title in Eight Years by Winning the 2022 Enactus U.S. Championship

By Paul Wilson April 26, 2022 09:41 AM
BYU–Hawaii will represent the United States at the Enactus World Cup for the fifth time in program history after a convincing win in New York City on Friday. Read Full Story

Graduating After Eight Years of Hard Work and Diligent Faith

By Elise Mitchell April 15, 2022 11:55 AM
Micah Pascual is a graduating senior from the Philippines. Growing up, he recognized those with a college education had more opportunities at jobs that yielded better working conditions and pay. Conscious of the financial burden it would cost his parents, Micah always worked hard and saved up for expenses related to seeking a degree. It wasn't until serving a full-time mission he learned about BYU–Hawaii from a companion. Although Micah was admitted upon completing his mission, he stayed back with his mother in Taiwan for two years per her request. But during that time, the urge to seek higher education continued to dwell within. He's now about to graduate with a bachelor's in business management, with an emphasis in human resources. Read Full Story

Dreams of Empowering Women to Accomplish Greatness

By Elise Mitchell April 14, 2022 03:44 PM
Faye Chaille Elis Kioa, is senior from Tonga. Before coming to BYU–Hawaii, Chaille would always hear five of her family members, including her father, talk about their experiences at BYU–Hawaii. Always thinking to herself, "I want that opportunity; I want to have those experiences too." After serving a full-time mission in the Philippines, Chaille finally had the opportunity to apply to the university of her dreams. She felt her admission letter was just like receiving another mission call, believing that each student is here for a reason and has a mission from God to fulfill while studying. Read Full Story

Graduating Entrepreneur Ready to Change the World

By Elise Mitchell April 13, 2022 04:17 PM
Growing up, Eli Clark, a senior from Middleton, Idaho, was homeschooled, meaning this Saturday will be Eli's first time wearing a robe and walking for graduation. Eli served a full-time mission in Des Moines, Iowa, where he met and served people from Western Africa. He quickly fell in love with learning and experiencing other cultures. This exposure led him to study here at BYU–Hawaii. His passion for international people, combined with an interest in business and entrepreneurship, has enabled him to one day work overseas. Read Full Story

BYUH Graduate Hopes to be Future Prime Minister

By Elise Mitchell April 13, 2022 07:44 AM
Lorasia Naigia Tavuto, Lora for short, is a senior from Fiji. Upon graduating, she will be the first person in her family to receive a college degree. Before coming to BYU–Hawaii, someone had jokingly announced that Lora would be Fiji's first female prime minister during her high school graduation. That moment motivated her to work towards receiving a bachelor's degree in political science, and she doesn't plan to stop there. Read Full Story

Students Present on Religious Topics at Undergraduate Research Conference

By Po Nien Chou April 12, 2022 09:44 AM
“Already writing a research paper for religion class? Why don’t you also submit it to the BYU–Hawaii Undergraduate Research Conference (URC)?” These are the words from a religion professor that was later replaced by “I was so happy when I heard your name and paper announced! Congratulations on your research paper that was awarded $1,000 and several other prizes!” Read Full Story

A Puni Ka Honua, Around the World

By Elise Mitchell April 12, 2022 08:22 AM
The crowd fell silent as the Brigham Young University–Hawaii choir students filed on stage. Within moments a captivated audience listened intently to a slower yet sacred start of a beautiful rendition of "Me-Na-Ri," a Korean piece featuring soloist Dr. Melissa Walker Glenn. It was an incredible start to the following songs performed by the Seasinger Singers, including pieces from Samoa, South Africa, Australia, and East Africa. Read Full Story

Devotional Speakers for Spring 2022 Semester

April 11, 2022 09:00 AM
Brigham Young University–Hawaii announced its spring 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