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A few years after getting married and after having their first child, Grey, Jeff and Cortney Given came to BYU–Hawaii only to learn a few months later they needed to move back to the mainland to save their unborn daughter Zola’s life.
By Serena IoaneFebruary 19, 2020
Carlos Speranza, an alumnus of BYU–Hawaii, said he is the director of Procurement and Logistics at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Costa Rica. According to Speranza, the experience he gained at SWATT and BYUH Facilities Management, helped him get the position. Read Full Story
By Elijah HadleyFebruary 19, 2020
The archives and special collections in the Joseph F. Smith Library contain more than 1,500 relics and items, ranging from photographs, microfilm, aging documents and cultural artifacts. According to University Archivist Brooks Haderlie, the archives serve the purpose of preserving the history and culture of BYU–Hawaii and the Laie community. Read Full Story
By Haeley van der WerfFebruary 19, 2020
Behind every performance in the McKay Auditorium is a dedicated crew of stagehands, several of whom explained how while they need to be adaptable and think quickly, they do it because they love the theater, and they want to share the talent of BYU–Hawaii students. Read Full Story
By Will KruegerFebruary 19, 2020
From being a Temple View Apartments (TVA) baby to being current students of BYU–Hawaii, students who were at the school as babies said coming back to the school feels like they are continuing on a legacy their parents began. Read Full Story
By Michael KraftFebruary 19, 2020
According to adopted students at BYU–Hawaii, there is a stigma to being adopted. They said people ask them about their biological family and their relationship to their adopted families. Read Full Story
By Michael KraftFebruary 19, 2020
BYU–Hawaii married couples said having a spouse motivates them to work harder in school, strengthens their spirituality, and helps them maintain a healthy balance between school, work and home life. Read Full Story
By Carlene CoombsFebruary 19, 2020
Striving to understand what you do not believe, embracing what you do know, and realizing God’s love are ways to help a struggling testimony, according to BYU–Hawaii faculty and sister missionaries. Those interviewed also said having patience and avoiding judgments are ways to help those who have questions. Read Full Story
By Olivia HixsonFebruary 18, 2020
Brandon Mull, a New York Times bestselling author, spent the week of Nov. 4 at BYU–Hawaii sharing how inspiration can come from random words and family members and how giving himself time to get published helped him improve as a writer. Mull encouraged students to turn their passions into a possible career and livelihood for the future. Read Full Story
By Elijah HadleyFebruary 18, 2020
With the publication of his recent book, “Stories of The Temple In La’ie, Hawaii,” Church Historian Clint Christensen said he wanted to show how a temple could impact people over the course of a century. Acting as a compiler, Christensen worked to commemorate a hundred years of faith as he searched through different stories of saints to include in the book. Read Full Story