Archive for December, 2010

December 17th, 2010 - 1:30 pm § in News

Combating heart disease in the islands

Laboratory of Hearts video By Paige L. Jinbo As heart disease continues to be the No. 1 cause of death in Hawaii, it’s critical that the state’s hospitals are staffed enough trained cardiologists — 109 to be exact. However, research provided by the John A. Burns School of Medicine has shown th[...]

December 13th, 2010 - 10:55 pm § in Features, News

UH Mānoa takes steps to reduce sexual violence while increasing resources to victims

By  Alicia D. Partridge. This semester alone, five people have been sexually assaulted on campus: three female students, one male student and one female faculty member. Knowing how to prevent these instances and protect yourself is critical. “Statistically we know that one in three people will ex[...]

December 13th, 2010 - 11:09 am § in News, Photos, Videos

The Pelagic surfboat offers helping hand to Mentawai, Indonesia tsunami survivors

By Marisa Griffin Am I Dreaming? As a six-year-old boy clings to a tree branch high above the ground, he tries to ignore the intense pain shooting down his leg in order to decide whether he is dreaming or not. He trembles with fear as he remembers falling asleep that night and being awakened by [&he[...]

December 10th, 2010 - 5:54 pm § in USS Missouri/Pearl Harbor, Videos

USS Missouri still pleases crowds and honors Hawaii

By Arlen McCluskey. Click to watch video.[...]