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

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.
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Cultivating Connections at BYUH Date Night

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

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."
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Memorial Unveiled at Laie Hawaii Temple Paying Tribute to Kaleohano

October 26, 2023 08:00 AM
On Saturday, October 21, 2023, descendants of Kaleohano gathered to dedicate a special memorial to Kaleohano and recognize his life of leadership and faith in Jesus Christ. The historical marker was placed near his burial site behind the grounds of the Laie Hawaii Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
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Utah Jazz Ignites Excitement at Brigham Young University–Hawaii

October 09, 2023 11:01 AM
As previously announced, Brigham Young University–Hawaii hosted the 2023 Utah Jazz training camp from October 3 to October 7. This event marked a thrilling week for BYU–Hawaii students, faculty, and leaders, offering them a unique window into the world of professional basketball.
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Utah Jazz to Hold 2023 Training Camp at BYU–Hawaii

August 24, 2023 08:00 AM
Calling all NBA fans! Brigham Young University–Hawaii is thrilled to announce its role as the host of the 2023 Utah Jazz Training Camp from Tuesday, October 3, to Saturday, October 7.
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Brigham Young University–Hawaii President Tours Mongolia

July 24, 2023 10:36 AM
Brigham Young University–Hawaii President John S.K. Kauwe III and first lady Monica S. Kauwe recently journeyed to Mongolia to meet with local Church leaders, cherished alums, and prospective students. The visit was of special significance for church members as it coincided with the 30th anniversary of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' establishment in Mongolia.
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Princess of Tonga Visits Pacific Islands Research Room at BYU–Hawaii Library

April 05, 2023 08:54 AM
On Tuesday, April 4, 2023, Her Royal Highness Princess Angelika Lātūfuipeka Halaevalu Mataʻaho Napua-o-kalani Tukuʻaho, who currently serves as the High Commissioner of Tonga to Australia, arrived at the Brigham Young University–Hawaii campus to conduct research in the Joseph F. Smith Library's Pacific Islands Research Room.
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2023 Kenneth W. Baldridge Prize Awardee Recognized at Regional Conference

April 03, 2023 09:47 AM
Over the weekend, the 2023 Kenneth W. Baldridge Prize awarding took place at the Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society Regional Conference at Hawaii Pacific University.
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Communications Conference Brings Industry Leaders and Students Together

March 03, 2023 09:03 AM
In February, business management professors Ann and Scott Springer hosted the 2023 Association for Business Communication (ABC) Western Region Conference at Brigham Young University–Hawaii.
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Big Island Tour Leaves a Big Impact on Choir Students

February 28, 2023 10:03 AM
The Brigham Young University–Hawaii Hoʻolōkahi Chamber Choir traveled to the Big Island to share a multicultural choral music and dance program and left with unforgettable experiences and cherished memories.
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High School Wrestlers Compete at BYU–Hawaii for State Title

February 28, 2023 08:57 AM
It was an eventful weekend on campus as BYU–Hawaii hosted the Hawaii High School Athletic Association (HHSAA) Wrestling Championships. The tournament brought in the top qualifying wrestlers from across the entire state of Hawaii to Oahu's North Shore. Boys and girls from over 50 high schools competed in the championship with the unwavering support of their families, friends, and communities.
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U.S. Ambassador to Mongolia Visits Students at Brigham Young University–Hawaii

January 23, 2023 02:12 PM
Last week, U.S. ambassador to Mongolia, Richard. L. Buangan visited Brigham Young University–Hawaii, to meet with students from Mongolia.
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BYU–Hawaii Hosts Back-to-Back NCAA Tournaments

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

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.
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Pathway to BYU–Hawaii

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.
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New BYUH Women's Services & Resources Office Now Open

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.
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Taekwondo Club Earning International Titles

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.
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