Hawaii Pacific University

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Hawaii researchers have found that the majority of plastic marine debris washing up on shores is from abroad.

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Both Chamiande University and Hawaii Pacific University have plans to take over the doctoral psychology program from the now defunct Argosy University Hawaii. But uncertainty over accreditation has left students feeling vulnerable.

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When Argosy University abruptly closed its nationwide network of campuses last week, 800 Hawaii students suddenly found themselves adrift. Argosy was home to one of the state’s two programs for producing doctoral level-clinical psychologists. Dozens of students were faced with the prospect of having to completely restart their training, which can take as long as six years.

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A major real estate deal in Windward Oahu could have ramifications for Downtown Honolulu. We get more on that story from Pacific Business News Editor in Chief A. Kam Napier.

This week PBN learned that Castle Medical Center will acquire the Hawaii Loa campus of Hawaii Pacific University.  Financial terms have not been disclosed and the deal is not entirely complete.  Both parties now enter months of additional due diligence.  But it could mean big changes for both institutions in the not too distant future.

The Conversation: Thursday, April 21st, 2016

Apr 21, 2016
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Effect of Global Economic Factors in Hawaii; Erhu Virtuoso Tsun-Hui Hung; New Law Enforcement Legislation; Encouraging Young Farmers on Kauai 

Tourism Impact on Hawaii’s Markets/Economy: Russell Price

The Conversation: Tuesday, March 15th, 2016

Mar 15, 2016
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Community Fisheries; Cesspools; Shakespeare at HPU; Neal Conan; Manoa Valley Theater

HB2023, Community Based Subsistence Fisheries: Alton Miyasaka