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“Warriors To Asia”

The University of Hawai’i men’s basketball team plans a goodwill tour to Asia this summer. The 15-day “Warriors To Asia” tour will include stops in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Beijing in China and Tokyo and Osaka in Japan. The team … Continue reading

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The Parvin Fellowship Program in Journalism Studies

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The Parvin Fellowship Program in Journalism Studies builds international understanding through journalism training, advanced studies and U.S. cultural contacts for journalists from the People’s Republic of China. University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Chancellor Virginia Hinshaw recently traveled to China with … Continue reading

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Hawai’i Natural Energy Institute

The Hawai‘i Natural Energy Institute (HNEI) was established to undertake and coordinate research and development of the island’s renewable energy resources. HNEI has an exceptional record of achievement, including spearheading the discovery and use of geothermal power in Hawai‘i, developing … Continue reading

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Asian Theatre Program

The UH Mānoa Department of Theatre and Dance is home to the largest university-based Asian theatre program in the world and is renowned for its training programs.  With roots that reach back to 1923, the Asian Theatre Program today offers … Continue reading

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The Confucius Institute

“The verdant Hawai‘i Islands in their mid-Pacific location have for over two centuries played a siren song to travelers from the greatest land mass in East Asia. The earliest Chinese emigrants landed on Hawai‘i’s shores beginning in 1789, and built … Continue reading

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Feature: The piano and the professor

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According to her piano teacher, the magnitude of what Mari Yoshihara did this spring is a feat akin to a novice runner who has never before run a 10k—who goes on to finish a marathon.  What did the University of … Continue reading

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Feature: Big news about microrobots

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When the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa fielded its first team ever to compete in the annual National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Microrobotics Challenge—held in May 2011 in Shanghai, China—the Honolulu contingent made quite an impression among competitors from … Continue reading

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Feature: A Korean-American’s quest

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“So tell me, what’s your five-year plan?” It’s a question that occasionally stumps people when asked in job interviews, on college applications, and during beauty pageants. But for Dr. Christopher J. Bae, an assistant professor in the UH Mānoa Department … Continue reading

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Feature: A study in peace

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Summer usually signifies the start of fun, sun and a break from school.  But, for a group of select university students from over a dozen countries, a sliver of their “time off” is devoted to studying one of the most … Continue reading

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Feature: Building on the Hawai‘i-China connection

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The worldwide allure of studying architectural design and theory in foreign countries has cajoled many aspiring architects to toil in classrooms while yearning to travel and study abroad.  Now University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa students need only go as far … Continue reading

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