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March 24, 2020

Student Messages: COVID-19 Updates

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March 10, 2020

Professor of Chemistry and Fellow Scientists Publish Research

Professor of Chemistry David Horgen, Ph.D., and research colleagues from the University of Massachusetts and The Queen’s Medical Center authored a paper that will be published in the journal Cell Calcium, Vol 87, May 2020.

March 10, 2020

Oceanic Institute (OI) Researchers and Graduate Students Present at Aquaculture Conference

Ten individuals conducting research at OI of HPU gave six presentations at the Feb. 9 through 12 Aquaculture America 2020 conference, sponsored by the World Aquaculture Society, and held in Honolulu.

March 03, 2020

Men’s Basketball Team Engages with Youth in the Community

The Sharks represented HPU at the Maemae Elementary School Fitness Day and Makalapa Elementary School’s annual Read Aloud and Career Day.


February 25, 2020

Arts Instructor and Scientists Exhibit Work at Bishop Museum

Denise Karabinus, who instructs Sustainable Art and Design, ARTS 1003, recently collaborated with scientists at the Bishop Museum studying shipworms.

February 25, 2020

Student Services Center Manager Named

HPU has appointed Kelly Lucero for this new role where she will collaboratively partner with key stakeholders.

February 25, 2020

HPU Supports Hawai‘i High Schoolers’ LifeSmarts Competition

HPU provided scholarships to the 20 student competitors, representing the four semifinalist teams of the competition.

February 25, 2020

HPU Provides College Campus Safety Training to Kamehameha High School Seniors

The training program includes street-smart safety tips and addresses the strong correlation between alcohol consumption and sex assault.

February 24, 2020

Federal Work-Study (FWS) Job Fair: Win-Win for Students and Colleges and Departments

The Career Development Center hosted an FWS Job Fair, bringing together students seeking employment and department with open FWS positions.

February 18, 2020

Corporate Data Management Expert Speaks to Information Systems’ Students

HMSA data management expert spoke to students in the Business Analytics for Big Data Revolution course of Ghazwan Hassna, Ph.D.

February 11, 2020

UNIQLO Managers Present to Marketing Students

Managers of UNIQLO shared with the students how the corporation embeds the core concept of sustainability in its business operations.

February 11, 2020

HPU Nursing Hosts Its White Coat Ceremony

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing White Coat Ceremony celebrated the entry of 59 students into the Nursing school.


January 28, 2020

Sophomores Invited to Halfway to Graduation Event

The Office of Student Activities launched this event to recognize the achievements of sophomores.

January 27, 2020

Staff Council Recognizes the Accounts Receivable Department

The Accounts Receivable team is the Fall 2019 Ke Kaukahi award recipient.

January 27, 2020

Staff Council Presents Award to Head Athletic Trainer

Kelly Wescott is the Fall 2019 Ke Kaukahi individual recipient honoree.

January 27, 2020

Math Professor and Student Present at the Joint Mathematics Meeting (JMM) in Denver

Tara Davis, Ph.D., and Alexxis De Lamere gave a talk at the JMM, a meeting attended by approximately 5,000 individuals.

January 21, 2020

Philosophy and Humanities Professor Invited to Deliver Speech for Think Tank in China

The Chinese Academy of Social Sciences invited Associate Professor Matthew LoPresti, Ph.D., to Jinan, China, to give a speech.

January 21, 2020

Biology Professor Receives National Science Foundation (NSF) Collaborative Research Grant

Assistant Professor of Biology Olivia Nigro, Ph.D., is a recipient of an NSF grant, which is a collaboration between HPU, the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa, and Hartwick College.

January 14, 2020

HPU Winter First Look Mixed-Media Festival Winners Announced

HPU’s Cinematic Multimedia Arts screened student mixed media projects at the Winter 2019 First Look Mixed-Media Festival.

January 14, 2020

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Working Paper Series Published

The TESOL Program published its 17th volume of its Working Paper Series, including research papers and essays by HPU students.

January 14, 2020

Oceanic Institute (OI) of HPU Scientists Co-author Research Article on Aquaculture in Hawai‘i

Chad Callan, Ph.D., Director of OI of HPU’s Finfish Department, and Shaun Moss, Ph.D., Executive Director of OI of HPU, co-authored an article with other aquaculture experts in Hawai‘i.