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New Menu Items Offered at Hawaii Loa

New Menu Items Offered at Hawaii Loa

Check out some new snacks and beverages now available at the coffee stand on Hawaii Loa Campus – just in time for finals! Beverages English Toffee Latte Coconut Mocha…

A Cultural Look at HPU

A Cultural Look at HPU

As most of you have already experienced, HPU has a very diverse student population. I have heard many comments on how the Norwegians or Scandinavians occupy Fort Street,…

Social Sciences Career Roundtable Speakers Offers Wisdom to Graduating Seniors

Social Sciences Career Roundtable Speakers Offers Wisdom to Graduating Seniors

A powerhouse of four prominent members of the diplomacy, law, military, and nonprofit communities for the Pacific region spoke candidly about their careers to a group of graduating…

Tyler McMahon’s Latest Novel “Kilometer 99” Drips with Adrenaline

Tyler McMahon’s Latest Novel “Kilometer 99” Drips with Adrenaline

Tyler McMahon’s second novel “Kilometer 99” will mercilessly wrench your heart out. Following the same…

Leviathan: An Honest Look at Russia

Leviathan: An Honest Look at Russia

Sometimes a movie isn’t so much about entertainment as it is about the need to…

Honolulu Exposed: The Walking Tour

Honolulu Exposed: The Walking Tour

Today, Chinatown is home to bars, trendy restaurants and fancy boutiques. It is known as…

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Sport

Three-Peat: Men’s Tennis Rolls in PacWest Final

Three-Peat: Men’s Tennis Rolls in PacWest Final

The Hawai’i Pacific Men’s Tennis Team  won the PacWest Championship for the third consecutive year, or every year that the league has sponsored the sport. The top ranked…

Opinion

The Oscars: Why I Love It and Hate It

The Oscars: Why I Love It and Hate It

Every year, I look forward to one television event which is big (not as big as the Super Bowl) but more…

HPU Psychology Symposium

HPU Psychology Symposium

The HPU Psychology Department held their second fall 2014 psychology symposium on Wednesday, October 29, 2014. The guest speaker for the event was Dr. Tanya D’Avanzo, a…

Say No to Shows

Say No to Shows

Last month SeaWorld marine animal park celebrated 50 years of business. The establishment, known primarily for its orca (killer whale) shows, was the first to bring a killer…

Taking care of Mother Earth

Taking care of Mother Earth

On April 22, 1970 Senator Gaylord Nelson founded Earth Day in hopes to educate the public and raise awareness about global environmental issues. It was in the…

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…

St. Patrick’s Day Moments

St. Patrick’s Day Moments

Tuesday was all about being green and celebrating the Irish tradition of St. Patrick’s Day. Our photographer Jackson Groves went out and snapped a few Kodak moments…

A Guide to Prepare for Hot Yoga

A Guide to Prepare for Hot Yoga

HPU student Mina Lolland is a fan of hot yoga. In this article she offers advice for those interested in the growing fitness method. As beneficial as…

Spring Break on a Budget

Spring Break on a Budget

Spring Break is finally upon us and for those who are not traveling inter island or going home to visit loved ones, we have compiled a short…

Surf Report: 2/27 – 2/28

Surf Report: 2/27 – 2/28

Friday: North Shore: Small Northwest med-period swell steady plus Northwest windswell on the rise with scattered showers. The rain could be heavy at times. Widespread haze. Partly sunny,…

My Four Families in South Africa

My Four Families in South Africa

When I left Sweden to go to South Africa I couldn’t decide if I was more nervous than excited, or the other way around. I was excited…

Red Aloha Shirt

Red Aloha Shirt

I felt like I was on a stealth mission except that I was wearing my gaudy red aloha shirt on the serene campus grounds of one of…

Spring in South Korea

Spring in South Korea

In spring 2014, I traveled halfway around the world for the first time and landed into a new country, South Korea. The host university that I attended…

Uganda: My Second Home

Uganda: My Second Home

Studying abroad in Uganda was the best decision I have made. But it was not an easy decision. Before actually getting on the plane, I was thinking…

Surf Report: 3/23 – 3/27

Surf Report: 3/23 – 3/27

This week’s surf report for both the north and south shore on Oahu. NORTH SHORE Monday March 23: Scattered showers, mainly before noon. Mostly sunny, with a…

Interview with Nick Becher: James M. Vaughn Poetry Award Winner

Interview with Nick Becher: James M. Vaughn Poetry Award Winner

Nicholas Becher, HPU Alumnus and aspiring author, is the winner of the 2015 James Vaughn Poetry Contest. He is working on several writing projects: a novel, a…

Makua Beach: Camp Under the Stars

Makua Beach: Camp Under the Stars

Cancel your plans for this weekend. You need to camp at this beach. On the far west side of Oahu, Makua Beach lies at the foot of…

Free Friday Flicks: Cool Hand Luke

Free Friday Flicks: Cool Hand Luke

Join Kalamalama‘s very own professor John Windrow this Friday for pizza and a movie as part of the Department of Communication’s Free Friday Flicks.  Cool Hand Luke…

Women’s Tennis Wins PacWest Third Place Match

Women’s Tennis Wins PacWest Third Place Match

The Hawai’i Pacific Women’s Tennis Team (20-6) won the third place match of the PacWest Tournament 5-1 over Cal State LA (10-9) on a neutral court on…

Softball Wraps Bay Area Trip with Split

Softball Wraps Bay Area Trip with Split

The Hawai’i Pacific Softball Team (24-20, 14-14) split the doubleheader with Academy of Art (26-26, 16-14) on Sunday. The Sharks took the opener 9-4 and then lost…

Chaplain’s Column: Just relax, and Enjoy Your Time Off

Chaplain’s Column: Just relax, and Enjoy Your Time Off

The last few weeks of a semester add a lot of stresses and challenges to an already full student plate.  Projects, papers, and exams can stretch us…

On Campus Job Opportunity: Technical Analyst Assistant

On Campus Job Opportunity: Technical Analyst Assistant

Position Title: Technical Analyst Assistant Position Type: Part Time, On-Campus Student Worker Job Function: Customer Service, Information Technology, Management/Administration, Skilled Labor/Trades Job Description: The position provides technical and helpdesk support services…

Sustainability at the Hawai‘i Loa Dining Commons

Sustainability at the Hawai‘i Loa Dining Commons

Leaving hometown friends, moving to a new place and going to class are some things that contribute to the stress of being a college student. To reduce…

Delay in the case of hit-run death of HPU student

Delay in the case of hit-run death of HPU student

The man who pleaded guilty in the hit-run death of HPU student Mariah Danforth-Moore in 2011 has asked to be sentenced in state Veterans Treatment Court because…

Why I Didn’t Vote this Year

Why I Didn’t Vote this Year

The midterm election is over, and I’m glad.  Now they can take that mess of unsightly signs and banners off the fence on the corner of my…

Cloudier Skies: A Short Opinion

Cloudier Skies: A Short Opinion

“I no longer love blue skies.” The dubbed-American voice-over translates the testimony of the Pakistani boy (Zubair, pictured above) as he spoke before Congress last year. “In…