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March 11, 2020 03:00 PM
The Church Educational System (CES) has students around the world and higher education campuses in three states. CES is deeply interested in the health, education and spiritual growth of each of these students and those who serve them. Concerns related to COVID-19 have impacted every part of society, including education. After careful consideration of the present circumstances, the leadership of CES has adopted temporary guidelines which will be effective March 16, 2020.
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March 09, 2020 09:50 AM
The Brigham Young University–Hawaii Salsa Orchestra and Street Band will be traveling to the island of Maui for a four-day tour with performances in Pukalani, Kahului, and Lahaina. Featuring Latin and Jazz music, performances include lively and entraining concerts for the public as well as educational workshops for young music students.
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March 06, 2020 09:00 AM
As the number of coronavirus cases grows in the U.S., we want to keep you informed on what BYU–Hawaii is doing to prepare for a potential outbreak. The university's Emergency Operations Committee is closely monitoring this evolving global health situation. Here are commonly asked questions about COVID-19, how it might affect the university, and resources for more information.
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March 05, 2020 10:24 AM
Anthony Pickard has been named the new Director of Campus Safety & Security for BYU–Hawaii and the Polynesian Cultural Center. Pickard is an alumnus of BYUH, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in Accounting. He came to BYUH as a basketball recruit and played on the inaugural basketball team for the school. After graduating, Pickard enlisted and advanced in the ranks from a private to an officer in the U.S. Army and the Hawaii Army National Guard.
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February 19, 2020 07:00 AM
With the recently released general handbook of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the Church Educational System has updated the CES Honor Code to be in alignment with the doctrine and policies of the Church.
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January 09, 2020 08:00 AM
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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November 27, 2019 09:54 AM
2019 Evening of Concertos Concert BYU–Hawaii
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May 29, 2019 09:49 AM
Prior to the start of Brigham Young University–Hawaii's "Voyages of Light" Concert Choir tour to New Zealand and Tahiti, President John S. Tanner visited with part of the Pacific Area Presidency of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Elder Ian s. Arden expressed the Church's support for education and the strong connection the South Pacific has to BYU–Hawaii.
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March 08, 2019 02:57 PM
 
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April 17, 2018 04:22 PM
Hawaii Devotional with President and Sister Nelson and Elder and Sister Holland
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April 11, 2018 02:58 PM
 
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December 05, 2017 08:28 AM
BYU–Hawaii graduate Eritai Kateibwi named UN Environment Young Champion of the Earth
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November 01, 2017 10:16 AM
2017 Evening of Concertos Concert BYU-Hawai‘i
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October 17, 2017 07:17 AM
BYU-Hawaii Management Society won the Dean’s Gold Chapter of Excellence Award from the Marriott School of Business on Sept. 28 for their effort in helping society members to create a global network and for striving to inspire society members to become moral and ethical leaders. “Gold is the highest award you can receive in the Management Society,” explained Helena Hannonen, a professor in business and the faculty advisor to the Management Society. “The marvelous thing about the students winning this award is they are competing with professional chapters, and they are winning.” She said the Management Society is a BYU-Provo based society, which has chapters around the world striving to grow moral and ethical leadership. Kathryn Wells, a senior in human resources from Colorado and vice president of the Management Society, said, “It was a year’s worth of work. Lots of hours in meetings, planning, and a little stress, but it was all worth it in the end. I would do it again in a heartbeat.” She explained how the journey took her and her classmates to Utah to receive the Dean’s Gold Chapter of Excellence Award. Alexandria Okolowitz Vu, a senior in finance from Germany and president of the Management Society, explained the organization is an invaluable tool for the students at BYUH who are looking for a job, an internship, or an opportunity to practice their leadership skills. “I used to not even like to talk in front of anybody,” said Vu. “The Management Society has definitely challenged me to not be afraid of myself or other people, and to accept that I will make mistakes. The society has put me out there to practice, to learn, and to help me to adopt the attributes of a seasoned leader.” “Joining the Management Society is an amazing way for students to get their name out there and to be able to network. The Management Society isn’t a regular student club. It has members all over the world that are already seasoned professionals who want to mentor the students,” explained Hannonen. Hannonen related a story of a past student who was helped by the society. She said, “A few years back there was an accounting student who was graduating and had not yet found a job. He was very upset, so right before Christmas break I brought him in to my office and had him join the Management Society. Through the society I helped him contact the president of his local chapter to ask the president to spread his resume around. By the time he left Honolulu, a few days later, he had two interviews lined up, and by the time he landed at home he had a job after he graduated.” Unfortunately, one of the biggest misconceptions about the Management Society is that its only for business majors, explained Wells. “Since joining the Management Society I’ve met so many doctors, dentists, and artists from around the world, the society really can be a benefit to anyone.” Vu said, “The great thing about the society is it doesn’t end here, at BYU-Hawaii. It is all around the world.”
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August 29, 2017 09:17 AM
 
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August 10, 2017 03:03 PM
BYU-Hawaii has been ranked the top college in the State of Hawaii by bestcolleges.com.
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