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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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From Pathway to Paradise: A Journey of Resilience for Education

April 22, 2024 09:00 AM
Francis Gomez, a junior majoring in business management from Pasig City, Philippines, describes his long journey to get a quality education, from trials during the COVID-19 pandemic, his enrollment into BYU–Pathway Worldwide, and the fulfillment of his goal to reach BYU–Hawaii.
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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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Seasider Spotlight: Kate McLellan

March 29, 2024 09:08 AM
Get to know Kate McLellan, assistant professor of health and human science in the Faculty of Sciences at BYU–Hawaii and BYUH alum from Newport Beach, California.
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Seasider Spotlight: Victor Kaufusi

February 29, 2024 09:11 AM
Name: Victor Francis Kaufusi
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Seasider Spotlight: Caryn Lesuma

January 29, 2024 08:00 AM
Name: Caryn Joan Lefanga Kunz Lesuma
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Farmer Turned Director

January 25, 2024 09:00 AM
“There is a big difference from where I was to where I am now,” says Nasanbold Sukhbaatar, a BYU–Hawaii alum from the Dornod province of Mongolia. “I grew up as a farmer boy, and now I am the Church Communication Department director for Mongolia.”
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Seasider Spotlight: Stephanie Robertson

December 20, 2023 10:00 AM
Name: Stephanie Joy Robertson
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Restoring Bee Colonies: Quinn Evans' Efforts at the Kumuwaiwai Center for Sustainability

December 19, 2023 09:00 AM
The Kumuwaiwai Center for Sustainability has been essential to the Brigham Young University–Hawaii campus for years. Within the center's boundaries, there exists a colony of bees that, unfortunately, has faced decay, pests, and challenging environmental conditions. Quinn Evans, a senior majoring in hospitality and tourism management and a dedicated worker within the center came across this overlooked hive during routine duties. This discovery marked the beginning of Evans’ mission—to begin a project that revives and relocates these bees.
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Growing Through Life's Plot Twists

December 07, 2023 10:07 AM
As the main character in her own story, Crystal Tania shares the plot twists that have created her own Hawaiian roller coaster ride while studying communications at BYU–Hawaii.
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“Failure Isn’t Failure if You Learn Something From It,” Shares Graduating Senior

December 06, 2023 09:22 AM
Noah Kephart, a senior majoring in Psychology from Kailua, Hawaii, shows his gratitude to Brigham Young University–Hawaii for the diverse experience he claims he would not find anywhere else.
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