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The president of Washington State University tweeted Tuesday that Hawaii’s Nick Rolovich will take over as the Cougars' head football coach, replacing Mike Leach.

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The 2020 state legislative session hasn’t even begun, but already a dispute is brewing over funding for the University of Hawaii.

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Hawaii is gaining doctors, but not enough to keep up with the patient demand, according to a University of Hawaii report on the state’s continuing physician shortage.

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State lawmakers grilled University of Hawaii President David Lassner on Friday about the university's spending, focusing on a $2.7 million consultant contract to increase enrollment and recent salary increases for UH vice presidents.

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The Hawaii Department of Education plans to offer free Hawaiian language courses to its employees, officials said.

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HILO — A Hawaii pharmacy college’s faculty senate has passed a vote of “no confidence” in its dean, officials said.

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The University of Hawaiʻi Board of Regents on Wednesday approved the latest draft of rules governing activities on Mauna Kea and a resolution that calls for a plan to improve management of the mountain.

 

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The University of Hawaiʻi Board of Regents today is considering a proposal to review possible new management options for Mauna Kea in the wake of a three-month protest against the planned Thirty Meter Telescope. Some working models could broaden the role of native Hawaiians in directing the mountain's future.

 

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Enrollment at University of Hawaiʻi campuses fell for the seventh year in a row, and UH is hoping a statewide media campaign can help reverse that trend. 

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is monitoring six pygmy killer whales lingering off Sugar Beach in Kihei, Maui, the same beach where a different group of whales stranded themselves last month.

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HONOLULU — Losing the Thirty Meter Telescope could mean losing billions of dollars in research funding over the next few decades, a senior University of Hawaii official said.

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UH Dealing with TMT Protester Absences; Universal Design and Aging in Place; Kealoha Trial's Rising Costs; Planting 11,000 Trees in a Day; Mai Poina Walking Tour

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On this edition of Bytemarks Café, a discussion about a novel new project that projects a 3D hologram from Hawaii to American Samoa. The project is called Holo Campus, and is the delivery of University of Hawai‘i lectures over the trans-Pacific fiber optic broadband network to the Pacific Islands. 6:30 PM on HPR-1

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Today, we throw the spotlight on beneficial bugs. They care the good guys in your garden. How do you encourage more of them to hang around? Are you planting things that invite bad bugs? What's a gardener to do?

This morning we welcome Darcy Oishi, the Biological Control Section Chief for the Hawaii Department of Agriculture; Chrissy Mogren, Assistant Researcher at the University of Hawaii; and Andrew Nowinski, aka "Da Bug Doctor," who holds 'green' pest control workshops with the Honolulu Board of Water Supply.

Click here to find out more about plants for bees in Hawaii.

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According to new research from the University of Hawaii and Institute for Basic Science, icebergs could weaken and delay the effects of climate change for the Southern Hemisphere by up to 50 years.

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The chairman of the University of Hawai'i Board of Regents says he'll call for the university president to lead the effort to resolve the conflict on Mauna Kea and planned construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope.

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East West Center Perspectives on Asia Pacific; UH Regents, Gut and Replace; Monsanto Lawsuits; Election Security

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Opiod Outreach; UH Parking Woes; Beach Project Could Harm Environment; Safe and Clean Labor Day Tips; Contemporary Landscapes: Li Huayi

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It's back to school today for nearly 50,000 University of Hawaiʻi students across the state. Total enrollment has been declining over the last decade, and officials have been trying to reverse the trend. But preliminary numbers suggest they have their work cut out for them. 

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A new University of Hawaiʻi Board of Regents group will be investigating the school's role in managing Mauna Kea.

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Leadership and TMT; Polls and Polling; Rail Legal Dispute; Wildfire Risk in Hawaii; Transpac: Roy Disney

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A dispute is brewing over a parcel of land in West Oʻahu designated as the site of a new state film studio.

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On this edition of Bytemarks Café, Burt will get an update on the latest projects involving unmanned aeiral systems at the University of Hawaiʻi. Also, a discussion about the university's drone boot camp, where participants can learn best practices for flying -- including safety issues and legal guidelines. 6:30 PM on HPR-1.

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The public has a second chance to chime in on rules governing public and commercial activity on Mauna Kea on the Big Island. Statewide public hearings on the University of Hawaiʻi’s proposed management rules kick off tonight on Oʻahu.  

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On this edition of Bytemarks Café, an update on the renovations of the Atherton YMCA to create a new innovation center. We'll find out how the University of Hawaiʻi envisions it to be a place to mentor entrepreneurs and incubate new startups.

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ANAHEIM, Calif. — A nonprofit organization that investigates sexual misconduct for the U.S. Olympic Committee has been looking into allegations that University of Hawaii men's volleyball coach Charlie Wade engaged in sexual misconduct with a former female player.

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From the arrival of the first Polynesian settlers, to short term rentals and the tourism industry, a new book chronicles the history of human society in the Hawaiian Islands. Hawaii: Eight Hundred Years of Political and Economic Change is the work of University of Hawaii economist Sumner La Croix.

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Officials say an 18-year-old University of Hawaii student has died after he collapsed during a workout at the recreation center on the Manoa campus.

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Senator Donna Mercado Kim has completed a review of more than a hundred positions at the University of Hawaii that were in jeopardy of being dropped. Earlier this week, the UH administration was warned of a proposed $30 million budget cut at the State Legislature. 

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The University of Hawaiʻi has warned that proposed budget reductions by the Hawaii Legislature would result in the elimination of hundreds of positions.

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