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Student Spotlight: Paige Tibbits

Meet Paige Tibbits, a senior from the University of Michigan, who has undertaken her longest trip ever away from home to spend a semester at the University of Hawai‘i. Paige answers some of our questions about school, herself, and life … Continue reading

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Welcome to Fall Semester 2012

Aloha from A Semester in Hawai‘i! This semester we have a small but active group, studying theatre, neuroscience, math and statistics, journalism, and Hawaiian culture. Before the first week of the semester was even complete, the students were out and … Continue reading

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Do Your Parents Need Convincing?

Have some of you wondered how to bring up the subject of studying abroad in Hawai‘i with your parents? Let’s face it — on first hearing, spending a semester in Hawai‘i can sound like one long spring-break trip. But Hawai‘i … Continue reading

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ASH Photo Bloggers Dinner

This semester we had our very first ASH Photo Blog Competition. Out of 80 photos submitted, Vanessa’s shot of an intense sunset won first in show. See the previous post for her photo and 5 honorable mentions from Chloë and … Continue reading

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Spring Semester 2012 Photo Contest Winner

Vanessa Rizzi wins our first ASH photo contest with this sunset picture. Congratulations, Vanessa! Here are the Honorable Mentions: Feeding the Dragon at the Chinatown New Year’s Festival, by Chloë Weeks. Lava fields on the Big Island, by Chloë Weeks. … Continue reading

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Unreal Hawaii

A Semester in Hawai‘i is full of adventure in both academics and recreation. Where else can you hear a lecture on Bioaccumulation of microalgal neurotoxins in aquatic food webs, attend a Javanese and Balinese Gamelan concert, and swim and snorkel in … Continue reading

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Student Spotlight: Sarah Hoffman and Vanessa Rizzi

East coast residents Sarah Hoffman and Vanessa Rizzi seem very at home here on O‘ahu. Both students are laid back with blond, sun-bleached tresses and both describe the North Shore as one of their most favorite spots in Hawai‘i. They’ve … Continue reading

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Dalai Lama and Other Notable Visitors

Students at the University of Hawaii at Manoa have the opportunity to hear the Dalai Lama speak when he visits Honolulu in mid April. There will be two talks, one for high school and college students entitled, “Educating the Heart”, … Continue reading

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Student Spotlight: Sarah Johnston and Caitlin Stagg

Students from Idaho and New York escape the snowy winter and enjoy a semester of sunshine through A Semester in Hawai‘i. Click on the links to learn more about what Sarah and Caitlin enjoy about Hawai‘i. Sarah Johnston: I’m a … Continue reading

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Spring 2012 Photo Contest

This semester’s blog competition will be a PHOTO CONTEST. Check out our facebook page for the latest entries. Submit as many photos as you like, but please send them in large format. Photos may be sent to semester@hawaii.edu or posted … Continue reading

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