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Opinion: HPU and student retention

Opinion: HPU and student retention

When I first arrived back home to Hawaii as an Army veteran, I took some time looking at my options for college. It came down to University of Hawaii…

HPU presents: Heritage

HPU presents: Heritage

If you’ve always wanted to watch a play on our beloved 16th president’s life, Heritage is a must. It was another successful production for Joyce Maltby on opening night…

Sea Warrior Spotlight: Cosplayer Rebecca Zuckor

Sea Warrior Spotlight: Cosplayer Rebecca Zuckor

Dressing up as your favorite character from a TV show or cartoon is something we all did as children. Eventually you might have been told to stop; that…

Viewpoint: Biography of French painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Viewpoint: Biography of French painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir

French artist Pierre-Auguste Renoir was recognized as one of the leading Impressionist painters and one…

Kawaii Kon celebrated its 10th anniversary this past weekend

Kawaii Kon celebrated its 10th anniversary this past weekend

Kawaii Kon celebrated its 10th anniversary this past weekend, and Rebecca Zuckor was well prepared…

Kawaii Kon 2014: Cosplay hits Honolulu

Kawaii Kon 2014: Cosplay hits Honolulu

Pikachu, Nurse Joy, Monkey. D Luffy and Spiderman walk into a convention hall. Might sound…

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Sport

Garcia and Tokunaga Historic, Baseball Sweeps

Garcia and Tokunaga Historic, Baseball Sweeps

The Hawai’i Pacific Baseball Team (19-13, 13-11) swept the final two games of the road trip on a historic Sunday against Holy Names (16-18, 6-12). HPU won a…

Opinion

Hayao Miyazaki’s «Ponyo» – Japanese Animation Screens at Viewpoint

Hayao Miyazaki’s «Ponyo»  – Japanese Animation Screens at Viewpoint

When I first had a look at this semester’s Viewpoint schedule there were a handful of titles that really caught my…

Why we need an honest debate… and why the Ham-on-Nye conversation was a step in the right direction

Why we need an honest debate… and why the Ham-on-Nye conversation was a step in the right direction

Recently my good friend Mark Brians wrote an article in comment of the recent debate between educator and former TV host Bill Nye “the Science Guy” and…

Adding new value to traveling – Science Pub addresses crowdsourcing

Adding new value to traveling – Science Pub addresses crowdsourcing

Most people love to travel. Being introduced to new places and cultures is an exciting experience no matter where the destination is.  However, the majority of the…

Science Pub highlights aquaculture as conservation tool

Science Pub highlights aquaculture as conservation tool

Following the winter break, Science Pub returned to Gordon Biersch on Monday (Jan. 27), and it started the semester off by focusing on aquaculture – a topic…

Ocean sprawl may jeopardize our oceans

Ocean sprawl may jeopardize our oceans

We are all familiar by now with “urban sprawl”—the uncontrolled spread of urban development into areas beyond the city. But environmentalists warn that the next frontier in…

5 things to do before Spring Break is over

5 things to do before Spring Break is over

Only three days remain before school is back to take you through one last haul with finals. Seventy-two hours to fill with fun, laughter, food and an…

Photo story: Under the Sea

Photo story: Under the Sea

Dave Hammack, an HPU freshman studying Marine Biology takes us on a trip in the deep blue. Enjoy! Photos courtesy of Dave Hammack.…

Chinese New Year marks the year of the horse

Chinese New Year marks the year of the horse

The saying Gung Hee Fat Choy encompasses the promise of good luck, happiness, longevity and prosperity for the New Year. Chinese New Year begins January 31 and is…

Sea Warrior Spotlight: Marshall Humble

Sea Warrior Spotlight: Marshall Humble

Marshall Humble, photographer. Currently working on him MBA with an IS focus at HPU, Marshall Humble is both an HPU alum and student. After arriving to Oahu…

Viewpoint: ‘More Than a Month’ – A debate on Black History Month

Viewpoint: ‘More Than a Month’ – A debate on Black History Month

As an international student living in the U.S. there are more than a few things about American society and culture that are puzzling to me.  One of…

Study abroad in Hakodate, Japan

Study abroad in Hakodate, Japan

Major: TESOL Hometown: Maui Grad date: Spring 2014 Study abroad location: Hakodate, Japan I chose to study abroad in Hakodate because I really wanted to become proficient…

The art of delicious flavors and love of mochi

The art of delicious flavors and love of mochi

The Two Ladies Kitchen in downtown Hilo boasts the “Best Mochi,” according to Hawaiian Airlines.  I by to try the strawberry mochi — a “confectionary masterpiece” as…

A weekend in Dublin

A weekend in Dublin

One of the benefits of living in Europe is that traveling to other countries is much easier and quicker than from the States, especially Hawaii. Even though…

Well-known Rock and Roll photographer visits HPU

Well-known Rock and Roll photographer visits HPU

HPU welcomes photographer Bob Gruen, best known for capturing the world of rock in photos, who will be visiting HPU Monday, April 7at 5:15 p.m. in UB212…

Pow Wow Hawaii 2014

Pow Wow Hawaii 2014

The fourth Pow! Wow! Hawaii art event kicked off this past week and hundreds of local, Mainland and international artists teamed up to beautify the walls of…

Space Jam on the lawn

Space Jam on the lawn

This past Friday the Campus Activity Board (CAB) invited students to kick back and relax at the HPU Hawaii Loa Campus lawn – with the event Movie…

Lama girl debuts on screen in latest Hawaii 5-0 episode

Lama girl debuts on screen in latest Hawaii 5-0 episode

It’s always been a dream of mine to pursue acting. In high school I was a theatre geek. Once I started HPU I put my dream aside…

Tennis Teams Ranked 3rd, 4th Nationally

Tennis Teams Ranked 3rd, 4th Nationally

The Hawai’i Pacific tennis teams are again among the best in the country in the latest ITA rankings. The men’s team jumped up to #3 while the…

Former Olympian Johnny Weir takes Sochi Olympics on with pride

Former Olympian Johnny Weir takes Sochi Olympics on with pride

Every four years the nation’s greatest athletes come together to battle for a gold medal and the international fame that accompanies it.  This year the stakes were…

MATESOL students present at HITESOL conference

MATESOL students present at HITESOL conference

It was the love of language and teaching, not extra credit that brought seven HPU Master of Arts in Teaching English as a Second Language (MATESOL) students…

2014 Business and Technology Career Fair

2014 Business and Technology Career Fair

On March 5 the lobby of HPU’s FH building was filled with employers from 44 different businesses for the annual Business and Technology Career Fair. From 10…

Winners of HPU’s 2013 Short Script Contest Announced

Winners of HPU’s 2013 Short Script Contest Announced

Winners of Hawaii Pacific University’s 2013 Short Script Contest were announced earlier this week. In both categories, best original scripts and best adapted scripts, there were three…

Driver pleads guilty to leaving scene of fatal accident

Driver pleads guilty to leaving scene of fatal accident

The driver who killed 19-year-old HPU student Mariah Danforth-Moore on Nov. 20, 2011, has pleaded guilty in State District Court to leaving the scene of a fatal traffic…

A [Not So] Great Debate

A [Not So] Great Debate

For those that missed it, don’t worry. The Ken Ham v. Bill Nye debate was emphatically not the ‘Great Debate’ of the century as it had been…

Hanohano should be removed for rude, corrupt and prejudiced behavior, says HPU student

Hanohano should be removed for rude, corrupt and prejudiced behavior, says HPU student

Read our article about the story here: HPU student’s comments spark investigation of state legislator. I provided my first supportive testimony in room 325 in support of…