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Men’s Tennis’ Rally Comes up Short

Men’s Tennis’ Rally Comes up Short

The second-ranked Hawai’i Pacific Men’s Tennis Team (23-1) fought valiantly against top ranked West Florida (29-0) in the NCAA Division II National Championship, but couldn’t complete the comeback,…

Women’s Tennis Earns Semifinal Berth

Women’s Tennis Earns Semifinal Berth

Despite a seven hour weather delay, the fifth ranked Hawai’i Pacific Women’s Tennis Team (20-6) dropped #9 Columbus State 5-3 in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division II…

HPU Student Wins First Place in AEJMC Logo Design Competition

HPU Student Wins First Place in AEJMC Logo Design Competition

Hawaii Pacific University student Marc Goetti of Switzerland won national first place in this year’s Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) logo design competition. Goetti…

Streetlight Cadence

Streetlight Cadence

They began as a sidewalk group playing on Kalakaua raising their songs up above the…

The dark side of international coffee trade: Last Viewpoint of the semester screens ‘Black Gold’

The dark side of international coffee trade: Last Viewpoint of the semester screens ‘Black Gold’

The end of the spring semester is drawing near, and on Friday the Viewpoint film…

Art and Flea: The growing hotspot for local music, fashion and art

Art and Flea: The growing hotspot for local music, fashion and art

If you ever walk along Cooke Street in Kakaako, you’ll find walls upon walls with…

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Sport

Men’s Tennis’ Ticket Punched to Final Four

Men’s Tennis’ Ticket Punched to Final Four

If the Hawai’i Pacific Men’s Tennis Team (22-0) has anything to say, Florida will lose its title as the “sunshine state.” For the second consecutive day, rain and…

Opinion

Opinion: NBA-ban an Overreaction?

Opinion: NBA-ban an Overreaction?

Donald Sterling, owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, has now officially been banned from the NBA. A now infamous audio recording was…

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…

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…

Rugby – More than just a sport

Rugby – More than just a sport

As the sun roasted the many sunbathers on Queen’s Beach just across the road, Diamond Head crater created a dramatic backdrop for a sunny Saturday in Kapi’olani…

Palcohol – the future of drinking?

Palcohol – the future of drinking?

Powder that turns water into rum and vodka, also known as Palcohol, was granted a label of approval by the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau…

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;…

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…

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…

Art+Flea channels Wes Anderson

Art+Flea channels Wes Anderson

Last night, local initiative ART+FLEA channeled cult director and screenwriter Wes Anderson for the latest edition of the popular market. Every fourth Thursday, ART + FLEA invites local…

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 for a three-day cosplay extravaganza. Along with thousands of others, Zuckor and…

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…

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 like a classic joke, with a modern twist, but it’s actually a…

What is Acrobatics and Tumbling?

What is Acrobatics and Tumbling?

Last year HPU added a new sport to their athletics line-up: Acrobatics and Tumbling. The sport replaced HPU’s acclaimed and award-winning cheer program, after the latter was…

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…

5 people on Fort Street: Farewell for the Summer

5 people on Fort Street: Farewell for the Summer

It’s one of those squalid afternoons on Fort Street Mall. After the midday rains, hot air rises from the wet bricks as I make my way towards…

PRSSA takes home 3 awards at Light Up the Night

PRSSA takes home 3 awards at Light Up the Night

The Public Relations Student America of Society (PRSSA) won three awards at HPU’s sixth annual Light Up the Night reception.  The Light Up the Night awards recognize…

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…

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…

East vs. West: The Ukrainian crisis

East vs. West: The Ukrainian crisis

Whether you actively pay attention to the news or not, I doubt Russia’s invasion of Crimea last week and the tensions that have risen between Russia, the…