2016 News Articles

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December

December 02, 2016

Professional Sports Leader to Deliver Commencement Address at HPU

Professional Sports Leader to Deliver Commencement Address at HPU

December 01, 2016

Undergraduate Valedictory Speaker Named for December Commencement Ceremony

Undergraduate Valedictory Speaker Named for December Commencement Ceremony

December 02, 2016

Graduate Valedictory Speaker Named for December Commencement Ceremony

Graduate Valedictory Speaker Named for December Commencement Ceremony

December 12, 2016

Hawai’i Pacific University Recognized for Diversity in The Wall Street Journal and The Chronicle of Higher Education

Hawai’i Pacific University Recognized for Diversity in The Wall Street Journal and The Chronicle of Higher Education

December 14, 2016

Hawai‘i Pacific University to Celebrate Fall 2016 Commencement

Hawai‘i Pacific University to Celebrate Fall 2016 Commencement

December 19, 2016

HPU awards four Hawaiʻi high school seniors full four-year scholarships

HPU awards four Hawaiʻi high school seniors full four-year scholarships. Students earned a full-ride through the #HPU4Hawaii Scholarship Challenge

November

November 29, 2016

HPU Team Wins Prestigious Computer Programming Contest

HPU Team Wins Prestigious Computer Programming Contest

October

October 04, 2016

HPU celebrates dedicated supporters at annual Trustees’ Dinner event

Trustees acknowledge new president, John Yukio Gotanda, D. Suehiro Electric., Inc., and Dr. and Mrs. Allen Zecha

October 24, 2016

HPU welcomes The Old Spaghetti Factory to Aloha Tower

Hawaiʻi Pacific University brings the popular family restaurant to the downtown community; adds to the growing list of tenants at the iconic waterfront location

October 25, 2016

HPU Student Recipient of Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

Hawai‘i Pacific University student SELAH CHUNG was recently awarded the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to support her study abroad experience.

September

September 15, 2016

James A. Vaughan Prize for Poetry Competition

HPU is calling for entries for the annual James A. Vaughan Poetry Competition.

September 21, 2016

HPU Expands Study Abroad Program

HPU Expands Study Abroad Program with 'Generation Study Abroad' Funding to Support Scholarships.

August

August 17, 2016

The John Heckathorn, Ph.D Internship Award

The John Heckathorn, Ph.D Internship Award provides awards for the College of Liberal Arts, Department of Communication students.

July

July 01, 2016

John Y. Gotanda Assumes Role As President of HPU

John Yukio Gotanda takes office today as the president of Hawaii Pacific University.

July 25, 2016

HPU Ranked Among Top 50 Computer Science Degrees for International Students

Hawai‘i Pacific University has been ranked among the 2016 top 50 computer science degrees for international students by College Values Online.

May

May 04, 2016

HPU Increases Support for Veteran Students Through Yellow Ribbon Program

Hawai‘i Pacific University is increasing its support for U.S. military veteran students through the Yellow Ribbon program, starting in the fall 2016 semester.

May 05, 2016

Hawaii Adjutant General to Deliver Commencement Speech at HPU

Major General Arthur “Joe” Logan, Adjutant General, Hawaii, will deliver the keynote address at Hawai‘i Pacific University’s 86th commencement, set for Thursday, May 12, 5 p.m., at the Neal Blaisdell Arena. General Logan is a graduate of HPU, with a distinguished career of service in Hawaii and abroad.

May 16, 2016

Dean of HPU College of Natural and Computational Sciences Appointed

Dr. Brenda Jensen has been named the dean of the Hawai‘i Pacific University College of Natural and Computational Sciences, and will assume the post on June 16.

May 23, 2016

Interim Dean of HPU College of Business Named

Dr. Warren Wee, CPA, CGMA, has been appointed the interim dean of the Hawai‘i Pacific University College of Business, effective July 1.

April

April 05, 2016

HPU Examines Emerging Technologies and Energy Policy at Free Lecture April 18

Hawai'i Pacific University brings science and technology communication expert David M. Berube, Ph.D., to Hawaii for a free public talk examining emerging technologies and their impacts on ecosystems and communities.

April 15, 2016

HPU Names Down as Associate VP and Chief Information Officer

Hawai‘i Pacific University has named Cody V. Down as Associate Vice President and Chief Information Officer (CIO), following a nationwide search.

April 18, 2016

HPU Team Wins District National Student Advertising Competition

Hawai‘i Pacific University advertising students were the district winners of the National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC) on Saturday, April 16.

April 21, 2016

Navatek Donates Advanced Design Catamaran to HPU

Navatek, Ltd. today donated its advanced design TLB CAT (tandem lifting body catamaran) to Hawaii Pacific University for use in support of the university’s educational programs.

April 28, 2016

HPU receives Hawaii Green Business Award

HPU was the winner of a 2016 Hawaii Green Business Award, Green Events category, for its Presidential Lecture Series on Global Leadership and Sustainability.

March

March 14, 2016

HPU Ranked Among the Most Affordable Online Accounting Degree Programs

College Values Online has ranked Hawai‘i Pacific University among its 100 most affordable online accounting degree programs.

March 14, 2016

Grauman Selected as HPU VP for Enrollment Management

Following a nationwide search, Hawai‘i Pacific University has selected Greg G. Grauman as its Vice President for Enrollment Management.

March 17, 2016

HPU Graduate Nursing Climbs in U.S. News Rankings, Social Work Program Ranks for First Time

Hawai‘i Pacific University's graduate nursing program climbed significantly in U.S. News & World Report's recent rankings.

March 18, 2016

HPU, National WWII Museum Partner for Pacific Academy Summer Program

This summer, Hawai‘i Pacific University and the National WWII Museum will partner for a unique educational and cultural experience.

March 30, 2016

Dean of HPU College of Liberal Arts Accepts VP, Academic Affairs, Position in Arkansas

Dr. David Lanoue, dean of the Hawai‘i Pacific University College of Liberal Arts, will leave HPU in June, 2016, to become vice president for academic affairs at Southern Arkansas University.

February

February 01, 2016

HPU Names John Y. Gotanda Next President

The Board of Trustees of Hawai'i Pacific University has selected John Yukio Gotanda as the university’s next president.

February 22, 2016

HPU Awards 10 Four-Year Scholarships to Hawaii High School Seniors

Program recognizes academic achievement and social innovations that benefit Hawaii

January

January 06, 2016

Dean of HPU College of Business to Take Helm at Top Florida Business School

Dr. Deborah Crown, dean of the Hawaii Pacific University College of Business, will leave HPU in June, 2016, to become dean of the Rollins College Crummer Graduate School of Business, in Winter Park, Florida.

January 19, 2016

Shimabukuro hired as HR Director - Faculty Relations, Academics, and Research Staff

Hawai‘i Pacific University has hired Bert Shimabukuro to serve as Human Resources Director – Faculty Relations, Academics, and Research Staff.

January 20, 2016

Stanton Wins James A. Vaughan Award for Poetry

Joseph Stanton was named the recipient of Hawai‘i Pacific University’s James A. Vaughan Award for Poetry, winning first prize for his poems “Hala” and “the Web of an Orb Weaver.”

January 21, 2016

Blues musician Marcia Ball talks 'Women in Music' at HPU, February 1

Hawai‘i Pacific University welcomes acclaimed blues musician Marcia Ball, for a special conversation on Monday, February 1.

January 22, 2016

Nashville Waikiki opens at the Aloha Tower Marketplace

Nashville Waikiki, Hawaii’s only country western and classic rock saloon, will open for business at the Aloha Tower Marketplace on Friday, January 22, offering grand opening specials through the weekend.

January 26, 2016

Lecture Series Brings Noted Sustainability Experts to HPU

Prominent experts in conservation and public policy will kick off a new series of lectures presented at Hawai‘i Pacific University in February.