Noe Tanigawa/HPR

Higher education is just one of the state functions about to be hit by budget shortfalls. The University of Hawai‘i Board of Regents is raising alarms about a nearly $100 million expected loss in revenue, possibly starting this November.  One critical piece of information is still needed for detailed planning. 

Casey Harlow / Hawaii Public Radio

A former University of Hawaii regent plans to sue over what he calls an unconstitutional reduction of the university’s governing board. State lawmakers cut the number of regents by more than 25 percent in the 2019 legislative session.

Regents Choose David Lassner as UH President

Jun 2, 2014
Molly Solomon
Molly Solomon

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.

UH Board of Regents Interview Presidential Finalists

May 27, 2014
Molly Solomon
Molly Solomon

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.