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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

New BYUH Women's Services & Resources Office Now Open

By Elise Mitchell August 09, 2022 08:00 AM
Brigham Young University–Hawaii Student Life Vice President Kala Kau announced the Women's Services & Resources (WSR) as a new BYU–Hawaii area with an information and referral network for students, staff, and faculty. As a Student Life program, WSR collaborates with different BYU–Hawaii offices, departments, and the community to best serve both the women and men at BYU–Hawaii. Services, events, and educational initiatives are under development to help meet the needs and enhance the student college experience. Read Full Story

Arlene Pele Sewell Named Chief Information Officer

July 26, 2022 08:22 AM
Brigham Young University–Hawaii Operations Vice President Kevin Schlag has named Arlene Sewell as the new Chief Information Officer. In this role, Sewell will lead all aspects of Information Technology, providing strategic direction to help the university accomplish its mission. Read Full Story

Remembering One's True Identity

By Elise Mitchell July 12, 2022 08:00 AM
Benoy Tamang grew up in a Christian home accustomed to a military lifestyle, so his family would move and relocate every two years to a new part of the world. This constant movement made his household rely on one another, recalling they were a very happy family. Read Full Story

BYU–Hawaii Completes Renewable Energy System

By Elise Mitchell June 29, 2022 10:54 AM
Brigham Young University–Hawaii and Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions completed the campus-wide renewable energy system. The system's annual electricity production is estimated to meet 39% of the university's energy needs, significantly reducing its carbon footprint and dependence on the grid. Read Full Story