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UH West Oʻahu’s Foumai behind ‘unprecedented’ performances with Hawaiʻi Symphony Orchestra

To his students, Dr. Michael-Thomas Foumai is a lecturer with the Academy for Creative Media at the University of Hawaiʻi–West Oʻahu, imparting knowledge to...

National award for commitment to indigenous students given to UH West Oʻahu’s Kahumoku

For demonstrating outstanding leadership and commitment to indigenous students, advancing indigenous communities, and fostering the development of future leaders, Dr. Walter Kahumoku III of...

UH West Oʻahu alum among ʻThirty Under 30’ emerging leaders

University of Hawaiʻi–West Oʻahu alum and former employee Natalie Perez recalls how her experiences at UH West Oʻahu helped contribute to her many accomplishments...

Six recipients of prestigious scholarships express gratitude, desire to succeed

Congratulations to six University of Hawaiʻi–West Oʻahu students, recipients of the prestigious UH Regents, UH Presidential, and UH West Oʻahu Chancellor’s scholarships. The recipients are...

Two graduating seniors find purpose, express mahalo to UH West Oʻahu

She grew up on the Waiʻanae coast, graduated as valedictorian of a class of 13 from a Hawaiian charter school, and was awarded a...

UH West Oʻahu student named 2020 Truman Scholar

The nation’s premier graduate fellowship for those pursuing careers as public service leaders has named a University of Hawaiʻi–West Oʻahu student to be among...

UH West Oʻahu V.E.T.S. lab creates 3D-printed parts for protective equipment

The University of Hawaiʻi–West Oʻahu is doing its part to assist with the COVID-19 response with the help of 3D printers at the Veterans...

UH West Oʻahu graduate honored as a ‘Teacher of Promise’

As Naturalee ʻIlima Puou speaks at the start of her English Language Arts class to more than two dozen high school freshmen, she easily...

University Bandʻs Nakasone among distinguished conductors inducted into prestigious Hall of Fame

Michael D. Nakasoneʻs extraordinary musical journey of more than 50 years – including a distinguished 37-year career in Hawaiʻiʻs public schools and his current...