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November 30th, 2011 - 6:57 am § in Features, News, Photos, Videos

Sustainability in the city: a merger of plants and politics

By Chelsea Yamase In a densely settled Honolulu neighborhood, a Jamaican man and a man from New Jersey are spending the afternoon on their hands and knees harvesting olena, sugarcane and bananas. This unlikely duo is working together to promote sustainability in a way that is relevant to modern soci[...]

November 28th, 2011 - 10:39 am § in Features, News, Photos, Videos

Breaking the ‘ice’

Group aims to lower meth use among young adults with bold new campaign By Alvin Park     The Hawai‘i Meth Project, a nonprofit organization aimed at curbing methamphetamine (or “ice”) abuse among teens, hopes to educate Hawai‘i’s youth about the dangers of the drug through a reva[...]

October 6th, 2011 - 2:30 pm § in Features, Photos, Videos

Exhibition showcases ingenuity, empathy of Obama’s mother

By Alvin Park The East-West Center at the University of Hawaii at Manoa has put up a special gallery exhibition that showcases the anthropological work of Ann Dunham (mother of Pres. Barack Obama) before her death in 1995.[...]

October 5th, 2011 - 3:34 pm § in News, Photos, Videos

UH is designated a rape-free zone

By Megan Oshiro Sept. 21, 2011 — The UH community rallies together with Girl Fest Hawaii to end sexual violence on the UHM campus at ‘Take Back the Night’[...]