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."

BYUHSA devotional: Get involved in a good cause

Ryan Anderson | University Advancement | 20 June 2008

As their leadership over BYU-Hawaii Student Activities comes to an end, William “Kaj” Kellgreen, President, and Cassandra Fa’amuli, Executive Vice President, addressed the students at the weekly devotional on June 17 and encouraged them to “be anxiously engaged in a good a cause.”

Abigail Guzman to be student speaker at graduation

Ryan Anderson | University Advancement | 18 June 2008

BYU-Hawaii’s 76th class, which will walk Saturday, June 21, includes 235 candidates for graduation. Elder Dallin H. Oaks of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, Roger G. Christensen, Assistant to the Commissioner of the Church Educational System and Abigail Guzman, Political Science major from Nelson, New Zealand, will speak at the upcoming commencement ceremony.

President's Council, Design Team outline new BYUH reorganization

Mike Foley | University Advancement | 17 June 2008

BYU-Hawaii faculty and staff filled the McKay Auditorium on June 12 to hear the President's Council and Organizational Design Team outline the details of realigning all University functions and activities under President Steven C. Wheelwright [pictured at left], the Assistant to the President, and three vice presidents between now and the beginning of Fall Semester.