Alumnus applies skills learned at campus garden to sustain flooding Kiribati

Eritai Kateibwi, a Fall 2016 business alumnus, has set out to save his home country Kiribati, which is being overrun by flooding, by preventing crops from being submerged through a hydroponics farming water system he learned through BYU-Hawaii’s Sustainable World Action and Technology Team.

Prime Minister of Tuvalu makes last-minute stop at BYU-Hawaii

Enele Sosene Sopoaga, Prime Minister of Tuvalu, visited BYU-Hawaii campus on Friday, March 18 while visiting the island for a climate change conference. Sopoaga met and spoke to students, faculty, and members of the community at the welcoming ceremony held in front of the McKay Foyer.

Kiribati president visits BYUH

Anote Tong, the president of Kiribati, traveled to BYU-Hawaii to speak about the affects of climate change in Kiribati. Tong urged students and members of the community to get an education and prepare for migration and possibilities to work in the government.

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