The University of Hawaii has a new president. David Lassner was selected by the Board of Regents on Monday, winning by a vote of 11 to 2 with two abstentions. The formal vote came after a year-long selection process. HPR’s Molly Solomon attended the meeting and has this report.
The search for the University of Hawaii’s next president could end as early as next week. David Lassner and Frank Wiercinski are the remaining candidates competing for the job. They were interviewed by the UH Board of Regents Tuesday in a meeting that was open to the public. HPR’s Molly Solomon was there and has this report.
Graduate students at UH Manoa haven’t received a raise in nearly a decade. This low pay combined with Hawaii’s high cost of living is making life for graduate students in Hawaii a struggle, forcing many to get second jobs to supplement their income. HPR’s Molly Solomon reports.
The oldest public conversion charter school in the state has had a very good month, both academically and financially. The school is located on Hawaii Island and is one of the few charter schools that accepts all students who want to attend. HPR's Sherry Bracken spoke with the school's principal.