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Recca, Culpepper, and Doerfler Selected as All-PacWest for Women’s Volleyball

Recca, Culpepper, and Doerfler Selected as All-PacWest for Women’s Volleyball

The Hawai’i Pacific University Women’s Volleyball team had three players recently selected to the All-PacWest Team. Sophomore Pomai Recca was awarded third team honors. While junior Elizabeth Culpepper…

Tennis Teams Ranked Among Nation’s Elite, Again

Tennis Teams Ranked Among Nation’s Elite, Again

The Intercollegiate Tennis Association recently revealed its first national rankings and both Hawai’i Pacific Tennis teams are ranked in the top six in the country. The men’s team…

10th Warrior Intramural Debate

10th Warrior Intramural Debate

Members of the HPU debate team participated in the tenth Semi-Annual Warrior Intramural Debate Tournament at the University of Hawaii on Saturday, November 16. Teams from around the state…

Local Style Meets the Fashion World

Local Style Meets the Fashion World

In Hawaii, casual style is king. Slippers and aloha shirts are acceptable everywhere from the…

Hawaii International Film Festival Turns 34

Hawaii International Film Festival Turns 34

Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF) started in 1981 with only 6 films and an audience…

Mr. Turner – HIFF Film Review

Mr. Turner – HIFF Film Review

Roger Ebert once stated that, “no good movie is too long and no bad movie…

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Sport

Women’s Basketball Feasts on Thanksgiving

Women’s Basketball Feasts on Thanksgiving

Hawai’i Pacific Women’s Basketball (4-1) fans had a lot to be thankful for on Thanksgiving Day as HPU hammered Saint Thomas Aquinas College (2-2) 78-52 in a neutral…

Opinion

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…

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…

World Gym

World Gym

“Where everyone’s a star, and you have the power to lift yourself to greatness. This is World Gym”. Quoted by Joe Gold, who was the founder of…

Chaplain’s Column: Thanksgiving Service

Chaplain’s Column: Thanksgiving Service

“O Give thanks to the Lord for he is good and his mercies endure forever.”                                                                                                                     (Psalm 118:1) Every faith tradition holds high the value of giving…

10 Things We Miss About Fall

10 Things We Miss About Fall

Hawai‘i is one of the most beautiful places on Earth receiving constant sunshine and good vibes, but sometimes those of us from the mainland have to ask:…

Hook Up Surfing

Hook Up Surfing

Hook Up Surfing is a locally owned small business ran by Ivan Duque. Ivan started Hook UP Surfing with the goal of getting people REALLY surfing –…

Reflections on Time in Rwanda

Reflections on Time in Rwanda

On the morning of the fourth day we journey northeast on the dirt road that runs from Kamembe out beyond the stockyard and village market, past the…

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…

Behind the Scenes with HIFF’s Director of Programming: Anderson Le

Behind the Scenes with HIFF’s Director of Programming: Anderson Le

For some, going to the movies is a hobby. But for Anderson Le, director of programming at Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF), watching movies is a full-time…

Movie Theatre Rent-Out

Movie Theatre Rent-Out

Powerful female leads. Gripping plot. Non-stop action. Teenage love triangle.  I can’t say there’s a single thing I don’t like about the Hunger Games trilogy. Which means…

Let the Monsters Roam: October’s Art & Flea Event

Let the Monsters Roam: October’s Art & Flea Event

1020 Auahi St. was the place to be on this past October 27, where local music, food and art were thriving as always thanks to the monthly…

A Nightmare on Beretania Street

A Nightmare on Beretania Street

After a certain age, trick or treating gets old. And after a while so does going to Waikiki on Halloween night.  This year the Honolulu Museum of…

Men’s Basketball Earns Black Friday Win

Men’s Basketball Earns Black Friday Win

 Coming in from their hot streak after beating Central Washington (74-62) the Hawai’i Pacific Men’s Basketball Team (3-1) defeated Carleton College (1-1) 62-57 on Friday afternoon at…

McKenna is Runner of the Year, Eight Sharks Make All-PacWest

McKenna is Runner of the Year, Eight Sharks Make All-PacWest

The Hawai’i Pacific Women’s Cross Country Team turned in the best performance in program history at the NCAA West Region Race, finishing seventh overall out of 24…

AAF Announces 2015 Most Promising Multicultural Students

AAF Announces 2015 Most Promising Multicultural Students

HPU’s ADPR major, Jairus Kiyonaga, is one of the 50 top-tier students selected. A panel of advertising industry professionals gathered at the American Advertising Federation (AAF) headquarters…

Interview with Alisha Wheeler

Interview with Alisha Wheeler

Born in Japan, raised in Hawai‘i, 19 year old Alisha Mari Wheeler is an aspiring artist as well as a devout nursing student. Though much of her…

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…

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…

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…

Financial Issues for HPU lead to Recent Layoffs and Scholarship Cuts

Financial Issues for HPU lead to Recent Layoffs and Scholarship Cuts

According to a recent article in Hawaii Business magazine, Hawai‘i Pacific University’s financial troubles prompted several recent layoffs of staff and faculty members at of the end of the…