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With God, All Things Are Possible: The Power of Education, Culture, Music, and the Gospel

May 24, 2024 11:55 AM
Angelica Maria “Mia” Malit-Cruz, a BYUH graduate from Quezon City, Philippines, with a bachelor’s degree in music and an emphasis on vocal performance, shares how her learnings broke the barriers of music within cultures. Now interning on campus as a Music Program arts administration assistant, she encourages all to follow the covenant path and enjoy the blessings of BYU–Hawaii.
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Seasider Spotlight: Geoffrey Draper

May 22, 2024 09:00 AM
Geoffrey Draper, a professor of computer science from Michigan, shares about his life, pursuits, and interests.
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Serve Others, Serve God: Valuing Christlike Principles In Education

May 16, 2024 01:58 PM
Johann Faana-Kong, a senior majoring in political science from Tahiti, French Polynesia, shares how his conversion to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints helped him grow as a student akin to the Savior.
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Seasider Spotlight: Joe Plicka

May 03, 2024 08:00 AM
Joseph Plicka, associate professor of English in the Faculty of Arts & Letters shares about his life, interests, and pursuits.
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Fulfilling Christlike Dreams: A Desire for Gospel-Oriented Education

April 26, 2024 07:31 AM
Jessika Santoso, a junior majoring in TESOL from Indonesia, describes how her family values and desire to become a teaching English as a second language (TESOL) educator and life as a gospel-oriented student led her to BYU–Hawaii.
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Heina Hanohano Named Budget Director

April 24, 2024 08:00 AM
Brigham Young University–Hawaii Administrative Vice President Steve Tueller has named Heina Hanohano as budget director. Hanohano will replace Michael Tejada, who was appointed to administration vice president. Both Hanohano and Tejada will assume their new positions effective May 1, 2024. Hanohano currently serves as BYU–Hawaii’s housing business administrator, and oversees the Housing Operations department.
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The Power of a Dream

April 18, 2024 11:33 AM
Graduation speaker, Shareef Basan says he accomplished what he once thought was impossible by chasing his dreams and helping others along the way.
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Pursuit of Growth and Grace

April 17, 2024 09:00 AM
Raianne Sereene Baysa, a senior majoring in psychology from Ilagan, Philippines, shares how her hometown served as the fertile ground where dreams were nurtured and aspirations took flight. Now, amid the lush landscapes of Brigham Young University–Hawaii, this journey continues, marked by unwavering determination, profound gratitude, and an unyielding commitment to growth.
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Embracing Diversity: A Student's Experience at BYU–Hawaii

April 16, 2024 12:05 PM
Pao-Hung Lee, a senior from Taipei, Taiwan, knew that he would need to obtain higher education to advance in his career. He didn't expect to gain a deeper appreciation for cultures and people from all over the world while doing it.
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Faith Beyond Campus: A Student's Journey of Spiritual Growth and Service

April 15, 2024 08:00 AM
Arania Campbell, a senior majoring in Pacific studies from Laie, Hawaii, shares her journey in maintaining and strengthening her faith in Heavenly Father as she graduates from school ready for opportunities to serve Him.
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Students Navigate Success at the 2024 Asia Pacific Career Conference

April 08, 2024 08:00 AM
This year's Asia Pacific Career Conference (APCC), themed "Navigating Success: Empowering Students in their Educational Voyages," embodied the mission of the event to equip students with the tools and resources necessary for their professional journeys beyond Brigham Young University–Hawaii.
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Culture Night 2024

March 22, 2024 11:34 AM
Culture Night 2024 lived up to the hype as the two-night event was filled with memorable performances from 25 culture clubs that showcased their respective nations’ backgrounds while promoting uncommon parts of cultures exclusively for Brigham Young University–Hawaii students and the community of Laie.
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Scott Stiles Named Chief Customer Experience Officer

March 18, 2024 08:00 AM
Brigham Young University–Hawaii Administrative Vice President Steve Tueller has named Scott Stiles as the new chief customer experience officer in the Office of Customer Experience. In this position, Stiles will play a critical role in the newly created department and its efforts to improve the experience of students and employees as they interact with BYU–Hawaii.
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Michael Tejada Appointed Administrative Vice President

March 15, 2024 09:25 AM
President John S. K. Kauwe III announced, following approval from the BYU–Hawaii Board of Trustees, the appointment of Michael Tejada as the administrative vice president. Tejada will replace Steve Tueller, who is retiring to serve as a mission president after 30 years of service in the Church Educational System.
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Culture Night Preparations Underway: New Clubs Debut While Returning Clubs Rekindle Their Cultural Fire

March 07, 2024 08:00 AM
Culture Night 2024 is shaping up to be a unique one as various clubs prepare to introduce new performances related to their culture. The highly anticipated annual event that promotes cultural diversity and worldwide peace takes place on March 13, at 7:00 pm and March 15 at 8:00 pm. Among the many clubs set to welcome new dances are the Latin America and Filipino clubs, whilst the Rotuma and Golden Mecca clubs make their debut performance at the event.
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Seasider Spotlight: Victor Kaufusi

February 29, 2024 09:11 AM
Name: Victor Francis Kaufusi
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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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President's Council Announces 2024 Service and Leadership Awards

February 16, 2024 09:28 AM
Brigham Young University–Hawaii is pleased to announce this year's recipients of the V. Napua Baker Award, the Sione Feinga Award, the President's Appreciation Awards, and the Exemplary Employee Awards. These awards acknowledge exceptional employees who have demonstrated a strong commitment and dedication to their roles within the university.
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