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Bytemarks Café, Burt and Ryan will talk with the University of Hawaiʻi's Chief Innovation Officer, David Ai, about his plans for the Office of Technology Transfer.

They will discuss his goals in supporting entrepreneurship, innovation and new venture initiatives. And a program he calls the Hawaiʻi Entrepreneurial Network Developers or HI-END.

Schatz Pushes for Debt Free College

Apr 23, 2018
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$1.4 trillion. That is how much Americans nationwide owe in student loan debt. All of that debt has some policy makers worried, including Hawaii Senator Brian Schatz. He sponsored the Debt Free College Act of 2018 - with the goal of making public higher education affordable without the need for student loans.

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Math geeks rejoice! Today is March 14 – that’s 3/14, also known as Pi Day. And this Pi Day, Hawaiʻi math lovers have something special to celebrate. Hawaiʻi has become the first in the world to offer an academic program in the area of ethnomathematics – a growing global trend in math education. HPR Reporter Kuʻuwehi Hiraishi has more.

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  Today on Bytemarks Café, Burt and Ryan will hear about the long running AT&T Hackathon and its unique relationship with the University of Hawaiʻi.

The AT&T Hackathon brings together students from UH and gives them the opportunity to stretch their imagination and build some cool applications. 

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  Today on Bytemarks Café, Burt and Ryan invited Robbie Melton, Executive Director of HTDC back to the show to talk about the future of the Mānoa Innovation Center.

They'll find out how the relationship between the Hawaiʻi Technology Development Corporation and the University of Hawaiʻi is affecting the operating budget of the center.

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Firefighter Stories from Marco Polo; UH Sexual Assault Survey; FISA Renewal; HTY Production of Red Balloon

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The University of Hawaiʻi has released the results of a student survey on sexual harassment and gender-based violence.

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It’s Hawaiian Independence Day tomorrow. November 28th marks the day in 1843 when Great Britain and France formally recognized the Hawaiian Kingdom as independent. Fast forward to today…college students across the island chain are seeking that same recognition. HPR’s Ku‘uwehi Hiraishi reports.

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The Office of Hawaiian Affairs is suing the state over the “mismanagement” of Mauna Kea.

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Researchers at the University of Hawaii are looking for volunteers to collect data on breadfruit, or ʻulu, trees throughout state.

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The UH Mānoa Art Gallery is showing a heartening collection of new work by its Bachelor of Fine Arts graduates in graphic design and studio art.  Fun ideas in a range of materials make these shows a must, along with closing festivities for the Honolulu Biennial.

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Chris Hong

The UH Athletics Department is looking at ways to energize its area there in the quarry on the Mānoa campus.  They turned to the UH Architecture Department for ideas on how to create a vibrant community feel, stretching from upper campus through lower campus, into the community as a whole.  HPR’s Noe Tanigawa reports on a very special project and the ideas it generated.

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University of Hawai‘i News / Flickr

  We’ll get an update on the second launch of Project Imua from the NASA Wallops Flight Facility. The project is a collaboration among four community colleges to build a payload with data collecting experiments and their launch date is set for Aug 16th.

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Nick Yee

Hawaiian language students at University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa are working with millions of historical documents that were previously lost in translation.

The Conversation: Thursday, May 19th, 2016

May 19, 2016
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Defective Airbag Lawsuit; 3D Printing Solving Maintenance Challenges; Hawai‘i Energy Campaign; Sustainable Building Design

State of HI Lawsuit Against Takata & Honda: Stephen Levins

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The University of Hawai’i briefed lawmakers about additional funding they are requesting for the next fiscal year.   HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.

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Noe Tanigawa

  

  American painting first burst onto the world art scene in the 1950’s with energetic abstract paintings by Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Mark Rothko, and others.  They were followed by a generation of painters who toyed with irony, pop culture, and consumerism into the 2000’s.  HPR’s Noe Tanigawa reports on a show at the UH Art Gallery that heralds a rebirth of abstraction.

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There’s a new Science Technology Engineering and Math office at the University of Hawaii. We’ll find out what this office aims to achieve and how it plans to elevate science and technology in Hawaii’s education and economic sectors.

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Noe Tanigawa

  

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We talked with members of the brand new Science Communicators Ohana from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. In today's world, understanding science has become more important than ever before. But what forms of communication are best suited for advancing science literacy?

Town Square: University of Hawaii

Apr 23, 2015

Walk back through the years and the headlines about the University of Hawaii, and clearly the school has had a boatload of issues. But the UH system is still the state’s only public institution of higher education.  And it's the school that will continue be the only affordable choice for many Hawaii' families. So what do you want from the U? We'll talk it over with David Lassner president of the 10-campus University of Hawai‘i System, UH Board of Regents Chair Randy Moore and UHPA incoming Executive Director, Kris Hanselman

Still Plenty to Protest for UH Grad Students

Nov 18, 2014
Molly Solomon
Molly Solomon

UH Mānoa graduate students saw one victory after staging a student protest on Monday. University officials announced there would be no cuts to teaching assistantships next semester in the College of Natural Sciences. But, as HPR’s Molly Solomon reports, the future remains highly uncertain.

UH Manoa Grad Students Hit Hard by Budget Cuts

Nov 17, 2014
Molly Solomon
Molly Solomon

Graduate students at the University of Hawaii at Mānoa are protesting possible cuts to their departments. They’re leading a protest today in hopes of some answers. HPR’s Molly Solomon has more.

Molly Solomon
Molly Solomon

Students are wrapping up their first week of classes across the University of Hawai‘i system. One of those students is 18 year-old Carolyn Phapakdy, the first in her family to go to college. Last year, we introduced you to her on her first day at Leeward Community College. HPR’s Molly Solomon caught up with her one year later.

Regents Choose David Lassner as UH President

Jun 2, 2014
Molly Solomon
Molly Solomon

The University of Hawaii has a new president. David Lassner was selected by the Board of Regents on Monday, winning by a vote of 11 to 2 with two abstentions. The formal vote came after a year-long selection process. HPR’s Molly Solomon attended the meeting and has this report.