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Faith, Family, and Leadership

July 15, 2024 08:00 AM
Emmaline Ferguson, a junior from Fiji majoring in business management with an emphasis in human resources, shares how family, responsibility, and a desire to “breathe life” into her faith have enabled her to fulfill the promises made by BYU–Hawaii to its students.
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New Faculty Highlight: Joshua Christensen

July 11, 2024 10:52 AM
Brigham Young University–Hawaii is pleased to announce the addition of Joshua Christensen as a new assistant professor in the Psychology Program, starting in the Fall 2024 semester. A distinguished alumnus and accomplished researcher, Christensen brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Seasider community, promising to enrich the academic and personal growth of BYUH students.
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Seasider Spotlight: Esprit Saucier

June 25, 2024 10:00 AM
Esprit Saucier, an associate professor in marine biology from Houston, Texas, shares about her life, pursuits, and interests.
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Building a Future With Faith

June 21, 2024 10:00 AM
Sisilia Kaufusi, a senior majoring in social work from Laie, Hawaii, shares how her desire to help people and create connections with others has profoundly shaped her academic and spiritual growth through her faith in the Savior, Jesus Christ.
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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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