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Kapiolani CC student newspaper to be shuttered in a few weeks

April 12th, 2014 · 7 Comments · Education, Media

Here’s another entry for the “media is dying” file. Kapiolani Community College is killing off its student newspaper, Kapi‘o, at end end of the current semester. The decision was apparently made at the administrative level. While the name and online platform will still be used to publicize news selected by administrators and faculty, it will […]

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“Warrior” sneaks back onto Manoa campus

April 8th, 2014 · 12 Comments · Business, Education, Politics

Here’s a question: What’s wrong with yesterday’s announcement of Friday’s “grand opening” of the new recreation building next to the UH Manoa Campus Center? The UHM Campus Center Board is pleased to announce the much-anticipated grand opening of the student-driven, student-funded Warrior Recreation Center (WRC). The grand opening of the WRC begins with a blessing […]

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Hawaii Hall in the 1930s: Recollections of Helen Lind

March 4th, 2014 · 2 Comments · Education, History

Yet another bit of history recorded by my mother, Helen Lind, and found in one of the last folders I packed up at my parents’ former home in Kahala. In this brief vignette, she tells of her time in Hawaii Hall in the years prior to WWII. I’ve retyped this from her notes, and I […]

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Update on the UH Cancer Center administration controversy

January 30th, 2014 · No Comments · Education, Legislature, Politics

If you’re interested in the infighting at the University of Hawaii and allegations of outside interference in academic administration, you might want to check out my column this week over at Civil Beat (“Hawaii Monitor: Apple Takes Another Bite of Cancer Center Controversy“). This is mostly an update on the issue and a report on […]

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Separation of Church and State an issue at school where abuse occurred

January 8th, 2014 · 11 Comments · Education, Politics

A reader shared this concern with me via email. I am rather appalled that no one has written about the number of Transformation Hawaii fundamentalist Christians in the DOE……the latest one in the news is Corinne Yogi — Principal of Kipapa Elementary…a short little internet search finds a piece where she is interviewed as a […]

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