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Tserennyam Sukhbaatar's Spiritual Journey to BYU–Hawaii

September 17, 2021 08:00 AM
Meet Tserennyam Sukhbaatar, Brigham Young University–Hawaii's first-ever Mongolian professor. Since graduating from BYU–Hawaii with a bachelor’s degree in business management, Tserennyam has had many achievements in his career working with different global companies such as Apple, Dell, Samsung, LG, Panasonic, Toshiba, Electrolux, Caterpillar, overseeing all marketing aspects found in a business. He attributes his successful career to both his passion for marketing and blessings from his Heavenly Father.
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Cary Countryman Appointed Dean of the Faculty of Business & Government

September 15, 2021 09:57 AM
Brigham Young University–Hawaii Academic Vice President Isaiah Walker announced the appointment of Dr. Cary Countryman as the dean of the Faculty of Business & Government. Countryman is replacing Brian Houghton who has recently completed his term in the position.
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BYUH Strives to Promote Safe and Essential University Activities

September 14, 2021 01:05 PM
Brigham Young University–Hawaii is aware of a recent news report that claims there was an “illegal block party” held on campus. The evening of Friday, September 10, HPD came to a university event in response to a noise complaint, worked with school personnel to ensure that those in attendance were in groups of 25 or less and in compliance with applicable restrictions, and then left.
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Creating Big Ideas and Impacting Students' Lives

August 24, 2021 09:00 AM
Meet Lindsay Hadley, BYU–Hawaii’s new entrepreneur in residence. Throughout Lindsay’s career, she has accomplished wonders through social impact both domestically and abroad. Starting out of college as a humble humanitarian worker, Lindsay sought to fulfill her desire to serve by building schools and water wells in distant countries such as Peru and Kenya. However, in 2008 following the birth of her first son, she realized there was still so much good she wanted to do while having the flexibility to stay close to home and raise a family with her husband, Geoff Hadley. 
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COVID-19 Immunization Requirement for Students Beginning Fall 2021

June 16, 2021 08:00 AM
Brigham Young University–Hawaii will add the COVID-19 vaccination to its student health clearance requirements beginning Fall 2021 Semester. This requirement applies to all students and follows current university policies governing student immunizations, including a process by which exemptions for medical or religious reasons may be requested.    
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Isaiah Walker Appointed Academic Vice President

May 19, 2021 08:37 AM
President John S.K. Kauwe III announced the appointment of Dr. Isaiah Walker as the Academic Vice President following approval from the BYU–Hawaii Board of Trustees. Walker will be replacing John Bell, who will be retiring after many years of service in the Church Educational System. Walker’s appointment is effective July 1, 2021.
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Alison Whiting Appointed Director of Campus Life

May 14, 2021 03:29 PM
Brigham Young University–Hawaii Student Life Vice President Jonathan Kala Kau announced the appointment of Alison Whiting as the director of campus life. This is a new position that will oversee the newly envisioned Hoʻokahua department, which has broad stewardship for the Student Leadership & Service, Seasider Sports & Activities, Residential Life, and the Office of Honor departments.
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BYUH Tuition to Increase 3% for 2021-22 Academic Year

April 26, 2021 02:00 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.
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A Prophesy Fulfilled

April 20, 2021 12:00 AM
Locals say miracles lead to digitizing of Hawaiian language Book of Mormon, Doctrine and Covenants and Pearl of Great Price
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Patricia Patrick Appointed Dean of the Faculty of Arts & Letters

March 25, 2021 12:00 PM
Brigham Young University–Hawaii Academic Vice President John Bell announced the appointment of Dr. Patricia Patrick as the dean of the Faculty of Arts & Letters.
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Elder Dyches to Speak at Online Commencement for Winter 2021 Graduates

March 23, 2021 12:30 PM
Elder Timothy J. Dyches, General Authority Seventy, is scheduled to be the speaker during Brigham Young University–Hawaii's online commencement presentation. The presentation is scheduled for Saturday, April 17, at 9:30 am HST.
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New Appointments for Yifen Beus and David Bybee

January 19, 2021 08:30 AM
Brigham Young University–Hawaii Academic Vice President John Bell announced two leadership changes in Academics today. Yifen Beus has accepted an appointment to serve as the associate academic vice president for faculty replacing David Bybee who will be leading and coordinating campus efforts in sustainability. "We are grateful to Yifen and David for their diligent and long-standing service to the campus. Please join us in expressing your appreciation and welcoming them to their new assignments," said Bell.
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BYU–Hawaii Launches First End-to-End COVID-19 Testing on Oahu in Partnership with Nomi Health

December 23, 2020 04:00 AM
BYU–Hawaii President John S.K. Kauwe III Sponsors No-Cost Testing to Students and Staff as Part of the State’s Most Robust COVID-19 Response
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Devotional Speakers for Winter 2021 Semester

December 15, 2020 08:00 AM
BYU–Hawaii announced Tuesday its winter 2021 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.
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Elder Johnson To Speak at Online Commencement for Fall 2020 Graduates

December 07, 2020 07:00 AM
Elder Paul V. Johnson, General Authority Seventy and Commissioner of the Church Educational System, is scheduled to be the speaker during Brigham Young University–Hawaii's online commencement presentation. The presentation will celebrate and recognize candidates for graduation following the Fall 2020 Semester and is scheduled for Friday, December 11, at 9:30, am HST. The event will available at byuh.edu/live-stream, on the BYU–Hawaii YouTube channel, and BYU–Hawaii Facebook page.
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New Appointments for Karen Latham and Mark Wolfersberger

November 20, 2020 08:00 AM
Brigham Young University–Hawaii Academic Vice President John Bell announced two new appointments in Academics today. Karen Latham has been appointed as the new director of the Edward D. Smith Center for Learning & Teaching. Mark Wolfersberger has accepted an appointment as the dean of the Faculty of Education & Social Work. "We express appreciation to both Karen and Mark for the excellent service they have completed in their previous positions as dean of the faculty and director of the center, respectively," said Bell.
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BYU–Hawaii to Implement Phased Approach to Return Students to Campus

October 26, 2020 09:00 AM
Brigham Young University–Hawaii plans to allow a limited number of students to experience in-person learning during the Winter 2021 Semester. This is part of BYU–Hawaii's Phased Student Return to Campus Plan. In addition to all courses being offered in a remote learning mode, select courses will also be offered in-person. A lower-than-normal amount of on-campus housing openings will also be available with increased safety measures. These openings will be offered to students based on university student employment priorities and expected graduation dates.
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BYU–Hawaii Represents the United States at the 2020 Enactus World Cup

September 09, 2020 09:20 AM
The Enactus Team from BYU–Hawaii waved the USA flag high, even if it was virtually, as they reached the semi-final round at the 2020 Enactus World Cup last night, September 8, 2020.
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