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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 January 28, 2020
According to BYU–Hawaii students, social media provides a way to communicate with family and friends and allows users to be themselves and share creativity. Students also shared social media influences them to compare themselves to what other students are doing on the island, which makes them feel like they are not good enough. Read Full Story
By Michael KraftJanuary 26, 2020
Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna Maria-Onore were among nine people who were killed in a helicopter crash on Jan. 26, said Alex Villanueva, the Los Angeles County sheriff, during a news conference. Bryant was 41 while his daughter Gianna was 13. Read Full Story
By January 24, 2020
Graduates from the large group of students from the Philippines reflect on their time at BYU–Hawaii and share their experiences and wisdom. Read Full Story
By January 24, 2020
Diversity, scholarships and being in a spiritual environment are some of the reasons students said they are grateful to be attending BYUH. Students also shared they take the Laie Hawaii Temple and living on Oahu for granted. Read Full Story
By Haeley van der WerfJanuary 24, 2020
After applying to BYU–Hawaii on a whim, Brenna Rich said everything just fell into place for her to come to school in Laie. Since then, she said a determination to create something unique led her to start making art out of stained glass. Read Full Story
By Taffie KwokJanuary 24, 2020
Costco is a good place to do grocery shopping in Hawaii, according to students, because it allows people to buy in bulk, thus lowering the cost of each individual item or its quantity. They also said it offers a good variety of foods. Splitting the cost of food with a friend, getting cashback, and looking for sale items are various ways students suggested to save money. Read Full Story
By January 24, 2020
From cleaning checks to aiding students in distress, BYU–Hawaii Resident Advisors (RAs) said they agree their primary duty is to balance the concerns of students with the standards of Housing while managing the shifting landscape of supervising students. Read Full Story
By Elijah HadleyJanuary 24, 2020
A love for his “home away from home” and a desire to do good set BYU–Hawaii alumnus Clayton Kearl on the path to run all of Peru’s coast. In 115 days, Kearl, who graduated in 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in business management, ran 1,567 miles, stopping to conduct trash pickups along the way. Now finished, he hopes to turn his run into a documentary to compete at the Sundance Film Festival. Read Full Story
By Olivia HixsonJanuary 23, 2020
Because of tourists, able volunteers and international influence, the directors of the “Light the World” campaign with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints shared how Laie is the perfect place for a Giving Machine. The Giving Machine campaign comes with the hope a more accessible opportunity to donate will help “ignite a global flame of doing good.” Read Full Story
By January 23, 2020
John S. Tanner, the president of BYU–Hawaii and his wife, Susan W. Tanner, welcomed the parents of new students at a special reception on Jan. 3. The Tanners told parents about the divinity of BYUH and spiritual opportunities offered to students. Read Full Story