Tag Archives: A Semester in Hawaii

つくね家 and Yogurtland

To celebrate the 1st annual “A Semester in Hawaii” Blog Competition, the blog contributors dined at Tsukuneya, a Japanese robata grill restaurant near campus.  The menu included 7 different types of tsukune, or grilled minced chicken and yam meatballs, paitan … Continue reading

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Winner!

Congratulations to the winner of our blog contest: Dan Mehrez.  Read his post “Inter-Island Sailing Adventure” here: winner Many thanks to everyone who contributed to the blog this semester!  It’s been wonderful to read about your ventures in the islands. … Continue reading

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STUDENT SPOTLIGHT III: Daniela Guzman and Julia Simpson

What They Left Behind:  Thank Goodness for Skype Hawai‘i is far away from everything!  This tiny group of islands is literally smack dab in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.  To get to California, it’s at least a 5-hour plane … Continue reading

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Coming soon to a theater near you…

HAWAII! Click the link to watch! HAWAII

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Inter-Island Sailing Adventure by Dan Mehrez

My eyes open briefly to see the sails bellow with the wind. Ever so slightly though. The boat rocks in every direction as it dances with the waves. The boom and the ropes swing back and forth on every rock … Continue reading

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A New Perspective

Coming to Hawaii has given me a new perspective on college, life, and culture. I’ve lived in Massachusetts my whole life, and escaped to nearby Rhode Island for college at Roger Williams University. Needless to say, I’m used to that … Continue reading

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Photo Blog

Hawaii so far in a few photos…. .

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STUDENT SPOTLIGHT II: Maida Besic and Dan Mehrez

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT II:  Maida Besic and Dan Mehrez Senior year sometimes brings much more uncertainty than freshman year.  What to do once the degree is in hand?   Maida Besic and Dan Mehrez, both seniors spending part of their last college year at UH, … Continue reading

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FIVE-O!

Aloha! Maya here, Haverford College class of 2012 and Semester in Hawai’i student for fall 2010! We’ve only been here three weeks or so, but Hawai’i already feels like home. Every day has been a new adventure, and it has … Continue reading

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STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Keith Doucot, Kenny Ermann, and Daren Swenson

This entry marks the first in ASH’s “Student Spotlight” series, a set of interviews with current students in our program. One of the pleasures of meeting the students is appreciating the differences and similarities in their backgrounds and getting a … Continue reading

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