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John S.K. Kauwe III, first native Hawaiian to lead BYU–Hawaii, officially inaugurated as president by Elder Holland

An article from the Church News

After a 15-month delay due to COVID-19 restrictions, Elder Holland officially inaugurated President John S.K. Kauwe III, the first-ever native Hawaiian to serve as president of BYU–Hawaii.

Elder K. Brett Nattress Encourages BYU–Hawaii Students to ‘Move to Higher Ground to Avoid the Spiritual Tsunamis of Life'

An article in the New Zealand Church Newsroom

Elder K. Brett Nattress spoke at a BYU–Hawaii devotional about finding peace during the storms of life.

Why Trust Science & History?

A presentation produced by Papa Ola Lokahi, Native Hawaiian Health Board

Academic Vice President Dr. Isaiah Walker and University President John S.K. Kauwe III present research about the history of disease and its impact on Native Hawaiians.

BYU major partner in project to combat Alzheimer's, dementia in Native, Pacific Islander communities

An article from BYU News

President Kauwe is a co-leader on a project to combat Alzheimer's and dementia in Native and Pacific Island communities.

BYU–Hawaii Students Required to Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19

An episode of "The Conversation" from Hawaiʻi Public Radio

President Kauwe sat down with Hawaiʻi Public Radio to discuss the vaccine requirement. Brigham Young University–Hawaii is one of two Hawaii private schools of any education level requiring students to get the COVID-19 vaccine.

Watch: Running from darkness and violence in inner-city New York, Elder Johnson found the light of the gospel of Jesus Christ

A video from the Church News

Elder Peter M. Johnson narrates his life story of discovering his divine identity through the gospel of Jesus Christ.

Sister Craig offers five ways to protect against the ‘lurking dangers of spiritual complacency’

An article from the Church News

"Sister Craig, first counselor in the Young Women general presidency, issued the challenge as part of her remarks during the weekly BYU–Hawaii devotional."

General Authority Seventy’s advice to BYU–Hawaii students about wishing for a different time

An article from the Church News

"Elder Gerard invited listeners to 'recognize and be consigned that this is our day'. "

Why the Church Educational System needs more than just BYU

An article from the Church News

"Each of the Church's five institutions for higher education- BYU, Ensign College, BYU–Idaho, BYU–Hawaii and BYU–Pathway Worldwide-has a distinct role and strategy."

Keone Kauwe

An episode of "Latter-day Profiles" from BYUtv

President Kauwe sat down with Brian Howard, host of Latter-day Profiles, to discuss what what lead him from growing up in Orem and Hawaii to becoming president of BYUH during a pandemic while continuing his research on Alzheimers Disease.

Graduating during the pandemic: How Church schools are seeking to honor graduates despite COVID-19 restrictions

An article from the Church News

The Church News recapped what schools in the Church Educational System are doing to celebrate graduates despite local restrictions in the midst of the global COVID-19 pandemic.