Peterson devotional: principles of aloha

 Leilani Miller | University Relations | 17 July 2008

Elder Stephen Peterson, president of the Hawaii Honolulu Mission, and his wife, Sister Cathy Peterson, expressed their excitement and gratitude at the opportunity to speak, in tandem, at a BYU Hawaii devotional. The message they shared was that of the mission motto:

Creating a culture of compliance at BYUH

Compliance Department | University Relations | 11 July 2008

PCC hosts “family day” to celebrate the Iosepa

Ryan Anderson | University Advancement | 8 July 2008

The Polynesian Cultural Center offered free admission to Hawaii kamaaina, or resident families, Saturday, June 28, to celebrate the public dedication of the its Halau Wa’a O Iosepa, the new home of BYU-Hawaii’s 57-foot traditional style double-hulled canoe. Hawaii residents who attended enjoyed a cultural presentation, hula performances and a free concert by local musician Willie K.

Biddulph devotional: sacrifice and the shaping of souls

Ryan Anderson | University Advancement | 3 July 2008

Elder Stephen Biddulph, Service Missionary for BYU-Hawaii’s Counseling Services, delivered a devotional address in the McKay Auditorium on July 1 in which he taught the students to use trying experiences and sacrifice as a way to shape their souls and strengthen their testimonies.

BYUH honors Yamagatas for internship help

Ryan Anderson | University Advancement | 27 June 2008

BYU-Hawaii President Steven C. Wheelwright, Elder Dallin H. Oaks of the Quorum of the Twelve — who was on campus as a commencement speaker, faculty, staff and students gathered in a banquet on June 20 to honor Gene and Allyson Yamagata [at left with Elder Oaks and President Wheelwright], whose generous contributions have enabled over 500 BYU-Hawaii students to undertake internships.

PCC board chairman, donor dedicates BYUH Iosepa 'halau'

Mike Foley | University Advancement | 25 June 2008

Napua Baker retires from BYUH after 27 years

Mike Foley | University Advancement | 25 June 2008

Bedecked with beautiful lei and a floral headband, BYU-Hawaii Vice President of University Advancement V. Napua Baker [pictured at left] looked a little wistful as she left a reception in honor of her retiring from the University after 27 years of service — the last 17 of them as the first female and first known Hawaiian or Polynesian vice president in the Church Educational System.

Elder Oaks warns grads against 'voluntary slavery'

Mike Foley | University Advancement | 21 June 2008

Elder Dallin H. Oaks of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles [pictured at left] admonished the 235 new BYU-Hawaii graduate candidates gathered in front of faculty, family and friends in the Cannon Activities Center this morning, "Don't be a slave."