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Student Spotlight: Two football players from Bates College take the off-season to study in Hawaiʻi

Get to know Brian Carilli, a politics major and Josh Freedland, a psychology major, who traded the snow and cold of the infamous winter of 2014 for the sun and adventure of the tropics.   Favorite UH Class Brian: “Political … Continue reading

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Student Spotlight: On the Run with Cara Bennet

Vassar student Cara Bennet brings a love of running to her study away in Hawai‘i. Home School: Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY Home Town: Bethesda, Maryland Major: History, with a minor in Native American Studies Favorite UHM Class: Hawaiian Studies. … Continue reading

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Waiting for Spring Semester 2014

January in Hawaii can’t come sooner for this semester’s ASH students! They are flying in from some of the coldest places in the US, having endured this past week’s polar vortex! Students  hail from Bates, Ithaca, and Vassar Colleges in … Continue reading

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Fall Semester 2013 Media Contest

The results of the Fall Semester 2013 Media Contest are in! This time we left the contest open-ended, meaning video, stories, pictures, text, and anything else that falls in the category of web-worthy would be accepted. Hence the name “Media” … Continue reading

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Student Spotlight: Sarah Hackshaw

Student Spotlight: Sarah Hackshaw   Honolulu is just one more stop for ASH student Sarah Hackshaw as she dances across the US!   Home School: Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. Home Town: Columbus, Ohio Major: I’m a double major … Continue reading

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Student Spotlight: Emily Appleton and Sara Freshley

Student Spotlight: Surfing from Maine to Hawai‘i  The ASH “Student Spotlight” series profiles two students from Fall Semester 2013 who bring east coast-style surfing skills from Maine all the way to Hawai‘i. Emily Appleton and Sara Freshley are marine science … Continue reading

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Makapu‘u Lighthouse and Tide pools

Our incoming ASH students for Fall Semester 2013 will be arriving soon, ready to begin classes and explore the island. Here’s a posting for them and for anyone else who might be considering coming to UHM through the ASH program. … Continue reading

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Spring Semester 2013 Photo Contest

Here are the results of our Spring Semester 2013 Photo Contest. Congratulations to Brittany who sent in the winning photo. Included with each photo are the judge’s comments. Consider coming to UHM next year and discover Hawaii with your own … Continue reading

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Student Spotlight: Alexis Ouellette — Making it Happen!

Meet Alexis Ouellette, a sophomore from Cheshire, Connecticut, spending spring semester in Hawai‘i. Major: Communication Disorders (Speech Therapy) Home School: Southern Connecticut State University Favorite UHM Class: My favorite class, hands down, is Hawaiian Studies. I use what I learn … Continue reading

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Student Spotlight: Maria Tan

From Indonesia to Ohio to Hawai‘i to Shanghai, Maria Tan finds habitation around the world as she pursues her education and looks for adventure! Home School: Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. Home Town: Pemalang, Indonesia Major: Communications Favorite UHM … Continue reading

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