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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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Seasider Spotlight: Nancy Tarawhiti

January 20, 2023 08:00 AM
Name: Nancy Tarawhiti
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Brent Green Appointed Dean of the Faculty of Education & Social Work

January 13, 2023 08:00 AM
Brigham Young University–Hawaii Academic Vice President Isaiah Walker announced the appointment of Dr. Brent Green as the dean of the Faculty of Education & Social Work.
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Devotional Speakers for Winter 2023 Semester

January 06, 2023 09:24 AM
Brigham Young University–Hawaii announced its winter 2023 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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"No Warrior Stands Alone," Student Shares Personal Meaning Behind Proverb Upon Graduating

December 06, 2022 09:09 AM
Solesia Lasa is a senior from Auckland, New Zealand, double majoring in political science and social work. While attending the University of New Zealand, she noticed something different about the family and friends who would return home upon completing their education at Brigham Young University–Hawaii. Wanting to experience what it would feel like to study in a church environment, surrounded by people with similar standards and values, she applied and was admitted to BYU–Hawaii.
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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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Aaron Curtis Appointed Dean of the Faculty of Math & Computing

September 15, 2022 08:00 AM
Brigham Young University–Hawaii Academic Vice President Isaiah Walker announced the appointment of Dr. Aaron Curtis as the dean of the Faculty of Math & Computing.
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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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Phase Two of TVA Construction Officially Underway

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.
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Emerson Kihei Nahale-a Appointed Sustainability Educational Program Manager

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.
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Jacob Walker Appointed Director of the Willes Center for International Entrepreneurship

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.
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Holokai Foundations, Encouraging Student Kuleana

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.
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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.
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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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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.
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Remembering One's True Identity

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.
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BYU–Hawaii Completes Renewable Energy System

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.
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