Women’s Tennis are PacWest Champs

The top-ranked BYU–Hawaii women's tennis team recorded their 10th PacWest Championship in as many years with a 5-1 defeat of No. 9 Hawaii Pacific on Saturday, April 16, at the Surprise Tennis and Racquet Center in Surprise, Arizona. This was the ninth time the Seasiders (22-0) and Sharks (15-5) met in the finals of the conference championship.

With the win, BYU–Hawaii advances to the 2016 NCAA Division II Women's Tennis Championships beginning May 18 in Denver, Colorado.

Free Rides bike sharing program piloted

This week, students are seeing a fleet of green bikes around campus. The bikes are part of a new idea for a transportation program being tested called “Free Rides.”  Fifty-two bikes, identified by their bright green frames and red ID plates, are spread out across campus that students can use ideally for getting from class to class. The rules are simple: ride at your own risk, do not lock up the bikes, and keep them within the community. 

A Path to Professionalism

The International Institute of Professional Protocol (IIPP) is coming to Brigham Young University–Hawaii on April 28-30, 2016. Presenters and trainers include CEOs and other prominent leaders who will provide students with world-class professional development and training. Barbara Barrington Jones, business woman, professional speaker and image consultant – whose foundation sponsors the conference – encourages students from all disciplines to prepare for professional situations in advance, and this unique conference does just that. 

Annual Faculty Art Exhibit Opens Friday

The Department of Visual Arts opens its annual Faculty Art Exhibit this Friday, April 8, from 7 – 8:30 PM in the McKay Auditorium Lobby. The exhibit, open and free to the public, will be on display until Monday, April 25, 2016.

Hollands to speak at Devotional

Utah Valley University president Matthew Holland and his wife Paige Holland will be Devotional speakers on Tuesday, April 5, 2015. The campus and community are invited to attend at 11 AM in the Cannon Activities Center. The Devotional broadcast will also be streamed live at

Elder and Sister Choi Devotional: Knowing and Doing the Lord’s Will

Elder Yoon Hwan Choi and his wife Bon Kyung Koo spoke to BYU–Hawaii students and the campus community on Tuesday, March 29, 2016, bringing with them advice to seek to know the mind and will of the Lord, and then have the courage and faith to do what we should do.

Tuvalu Prime Minister visits BYU–Hawaii

The Prime Minister of the island nation of Tuvalu, Enele Sopoaga, came to Laie, Hawaii, on Friday, March 18, for a visit to BYU–Hawaii during a weeklong trip to Oahu. While at BYU–Hawaii, the Prime Minister met with President John S. Tanner, took a tour of campus, addressed a student group, and participated in a review of an ongoing educational project that had its beginnings with BYU–Hawaii’s Enactus student chapter. Accompanying the Prime Minister was his wife Saililo Enele, and Samuelu Teo, a member of the Tuvaluan Parliament.

New Bike Lane Opens, Improves Campus

Jana McQueen | University Relations | 3 March 2016