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HPU’s 10th Annual Da Freakshow a Success!

HPU’s 10th Annual Da Freakshow a Success!

As HPU approaches its 50th anniversary, its 10th annual talent show showcases the wealth and diversity of talent that our community has fostered over the span of its…

HPU Preview Day

HPU Preview Day

Parents and their children, greeted with the Aloha spirit, spent a beautiful and rainy Staturday at HPU’s Loa Campus as a part of this year’s HPU Preview Day.…

Take the Lead Seminar: Alumni Perspectives

Take the Lead Seminar: Alumni Perspectives

Alumna Brittany Yap (BA 2006, MA 2008) will make an appearance April 2 as part of HPU’s Take the Lead Seminar entitled “Alumni Perspectives.” She is joined by…

Tris and Four are Back on the Big Screen in Insurgent

Tris and Four are Back on the Big Screen in Insurgent

Tris and Four are back on the big screen in “Insurgent,” the second installment of…

Cinderella: A Visually-Stunning Treat

Cinderella: A Visually-Stunning Treat

Ever since the 2010 live-action adaptation of “Alice in Wonderland” became a bona fide, trailblazing…

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…

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Sport

Men’s Tennis Now Tops in the Nation, Women’s Tennis Moves to #7

Men’s Tennis Now Tops in the Nation, Women’s Tennis Moves to #7

The Hawai’i Pacific Men’s Tennis Team has climbed the mountain. The Sharks are ranked first in the country in today’s ITA Division II National Team Rankings. The women’s…

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…

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…

Pow Wow Hawaii Celebrates Local Art

Pow Wow Hawaii Celebrates Local Art

Pow Wow Hawaii concluded their annual weeklong art event with a Finale Block Party in partnership with the Honolulu Night Market on Saturday Feb. 14 in Kakaako. The…

Softball Splits First Road Doubleheader

Softball Splits First Road Doubleheader

The Hawai’i Pacific Softball Team (12-10, 4-8) took on Oahu rival BYU-Hawai’i (7-19, 3-13) in its first road series of the season on Saturday on the North…

Baseball Drops Pair to Open Road Trip

Baseball Drops Pair to Open Road Trip

The Hawai’i Pacific Baseball Team (12-7, 9-5) opened up its 15-game mainland road trip by dropping two games at California Baptist. CBU won 2-1 and 7-4. Game…

Spring 2015 Movie Theater Rent Out

Spring 2015 Movie Theater Rent Out

A person who fights against an established government or authority, is known as an insurgent… If you know where I’m going with this, then you must also…

All About Jimi: Hendrix’s Girlfriend Makes a Rare American Appearance

All About Jimi: Hendrix’s Girlfriend Makes a Rare American Appearance

Kathy Etchingham, the girlfriend of the late Jimi Hendrix, will appear at Hawaii Pacific University, Thursday, March 19, 5:30pm, at Warmer Auditorium (1060 Bishop St.), at the…

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…