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HPU displays community artwork in annual exhibit

The HPU Art Gallery featured its annual student artist, staff, faculty, and alumni mixed-media exhibition from March 18 to April 27. The gallery is located in the Academic Center on the Hawai‘i Loa campus and displayed paintings, photography, and drawings. All students, staff, faculty, and alumni were invited to submit their artwork, but the final selections were made by a group of panel members that included Dr. Jerome Feldman, professor of Art History at HPU. [More]


Student and staff art at the Windward campus is admired by students, visitors, and faculty alike.

Photo by Jackie Ruby

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Hawai‘i Maritime Center opens Alaskan, Polynesian canoe exhibit

In ancient times the Hawaiians and the native people of Alaska used canoes to reach distant lands. At the Hawai‘i Maritime Center, a permanent Alaskan and Polynesian Tradition exhibit opened on Jan. 19, to celebrate the famous Hawaiian voyage of Hokule‘a and to compare the tools and materials the Hawaiians and the Alaskans used to build their canoes. [More]

Photo illustration by Andy Cavazos

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Students take advantage of national conference

The Society of Professional Journalists offered its annual regional conference April 12 with college journalists and professionals from across the Western United States. Participants, including members of John Windrow’s Media Law class and selected staff from the Kalamalama had the opportunity to hear from editors, reporters, and media experts in workshops and panel discussions. Topics included blogging, ethnic media, and investigative reporting. [More]


HPU instructor John Windrow, l., at SPJ conference.

Photo by Eddie London

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Neoconservatism: How dangerous is it? Has it run its course?

For the past six years, neoconservativism has emerged as a major intellectual force in American politics, particularly in the field of U.S. foreign policy. Neoconservatism isn’t new, of course; it’s been lurking in the background of political thought and action for many years, quietly seeking influence in Washington circles. With the election of George W. Bush in 2000, it suddenly emerged from the shadows to take a clearly visible and highly vocal position in the federal government and the U.S. policy-making apparatus. And with Bush’s re-election in 2004, it fully established itself as the driving force in foreign affairs in the Bush administration. [More]

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Singapore--
Asia’s cultural shopping mall

The Singapore Sling at the Raffles Hotel is what comes to mind when many people think about Singapore. It is a tiny island at the southern tip of the Malaysian peninsula, and it is both a country and a city. Its strict laws are occasionally in the news, especially if an American is found guilty of a crime. (Michael Fay, 18 at the time, was caned four times for vandalism, mostly spray painting cars.) [More]


Old Katong Bakery, near the sea front of East Singapore.
Photo by Johanna Levenius

Photo by Johanna Levenius

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