Maenette Benham appointed as next UH West Oʻahu chancellor

Maenette K. P. Ah Nee-Benham has been approved by the University of Hawaiʻi Board of Regents to be the next chancellor of UH West Oʻahu. The appointment was announced at the full board meeting on November 17. Benham is expected to start on January 1, 2017.

A kānaka maoli (Native Hawaiian) scholar and teacher, Benham is locally, nationally and internationally recognized for her work in education, a career that started in 1978. Benham currently serves as the inaugural dean of the Hawaiʻinuiākea School of Hawaiian Knowledge at UH Mānoa.

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