September 2013

Elder Nelson gives CES Devotional at CAC: LDS Apostle implores members to set high standards

Establishing our identity, purpose, and divine commission are central to our eternal progression, said Elder Russell M. Nelson, of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles in a worldwide CES devotional broadcasted from Cannon Activities Center.

Building will help missionary work, promote peace

The Heber J. Grant building will be a valuable asset towards missionary work and be a symbol of for peace, said Elder Russell M. Nelson, of the Quorum of the Twelve. Students, faculty, and Laie community members gathered on Sept. 8, for the dedication of the new building.

Give N Take to make changes, students to volunteer more

The Give N Take on campus provides students with opportunities to serve and save money, said workers. Students can come to Give N Take at its current location behind Hale 5 and help workers fold clothes, sort books, organize household items and then take home 10 items of their choosing.

Young Taiwanese English students visit campus to share their culture

BYU-Hawaii was one of the few universities chosen in the United States to be visited by students from Wenzao Ursuline University of Languages in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs sponsored the students to share some of the country’s culture and promote friendship.

Congress to decide U.S. force in Syria

As the conflicts in Syria have intensified over the past few weeks, BYU-Hawaii students have discussed the United States and President Barack Obama’s dealings in foreign policy.

Mom posts drinking mocktails with kids online, police show up at her door

A Massachusetts mom’s “mocktail” gets her in trouble with Salem police when a video her 5-year-old pretending to be a superhero drinking beer causes people to report her to local authorities, reports examiner.com.