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Check out the new student Fall 2021issue of the Ke Alaka'i with information about the campus and community

Click on the link to read online the Fall 2021 new student issue of the Ke Alaka'i:

Resources available for students, such as home visits from a nurse and kits for new babies, help student mothers

Sister LouAnn Randall, a healthcare service missionary from Idaho who has been a nurse for 42 years, said it’s been difficult for new mothers because nobody has been allowed to have their families visit the new babies due to closed borders or travel regulations. “Nobody’s had help,” she explained.

Galeai says her drive, even in the face of setbacks, led her to becoming the first female fireknife soloist at the PCC night show

When Jeralee Galeai was 10 years old, she picked up a stick and wanted to practice fireknife dancing, or siva afi, with her older cousins. She said her father, David Galeai, who was teaching them, saw her potential and started working with her.
Check out the new student Fall 2021issue of the Ke Alaka'i with information about the campus and community
Resources available for students, such as home visits from a nurse and kits for new babies, help student mothers
Galeai says her drive, even in the face of setbacks, led her to becoming the first female fireknife soloist at the PCC night show
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English Professor Christiansen acknowledges Māori ancestors, hospitality across history in upcoming Convocation

Personal ties to the history and people involved, including her late mother, have made preparation for her upcoming address, “Manaakitanga Here and There: The Case of Eparaima Makapi,” difficult and meaningful, shared Dr. AnnaMarie Christiansen, an associate professor in the Faculty of Arts & Letters.

Resources available for students, such as home visits from a nurse and kits for new babies, help student mothers

Sister LouAnn Randall, a healthcare service missionary from Idaho who has been a nurse for 42 years, said it’s been difficult for new mothers because nobody has been allowed to have their families visit the new babies due to closed borders or travel regulations. “Nobody’s had help,” she explained.

Soaking wet, hundreds of Laie Primary children line BYUH’s front field to jump in one of six bounce houses

Hundreds of families flooded the front field of BYU–Hawaii to kick off the Laie Days celebration while children ages 1 to 18 played on the cloudy summer day on July 2. The event, hosted by the Laie Community Association, included six bounce houses, a slip and slide, large double water slide, dunk tank, bounce houses and hot dogs.

Sweaty seasiders celebrate the opening of BYUH’s new turf field

Under the hot summer sun, Laie community members and BYU–Hawaii students celebrated the grand opening of a new turf field on campus July 1. Athletes played a jumble of games, including rugby, soccer and spike ball, while spectators enjoyed pizza and ice cream bars on the sidelines. Not a frown could be found among the excited group.

Check out the new student Fall 2021issue of the Ke Alaka'i with information about the campus and community

Click on the link to read online the Fall 2021 new student issue of the Ke Alaka'i:

Laie lifers share the legacy of the Lord’s pu’uhonua, a little Zion in the making

On a cloudy Independence Day under the cover of pavilions, the Laie community gathered to enjoy heaping scoops of ice cream while listening to the Laie Days devotional.

Laie Days brings the community together to enjoy uplifting activities and solve problems

Lights from the stage in the BYU–Hawaii administation parking lot lit up smiling children’s faces as they were perched upon shoulders enjoying the fireknife dance performance, music from High Risk and BET and a dance with DJ Creighton Uale. Community members of all ages danced and laughed together as they celebrated Laie Days 2021 as a time of unity on July 2.

Try this easy-to-make summer pasta recipe

Enjoy a healthy and refreshing cold pasta dish that’s perfect for a summer picnic, barbecue or any other occasion. Eat it as a main course or enjoy it as a side to your favorite foods.

Sara Nelson says while visiting the PCC with her family she heard a voice say, “This is where you belong”

Sara Danielle Nelson, a BYU–Hawaii alumna from Utah who studied psychology, said learning to be her authentic self, serving others and getting out of her comfort zone are all valuable traits she developed at BYUH.