Campus & Community

One stitch at a time: PCC’s seamstresses discuss upcoming 50th anniversary

With the Polynesian Cultural Center’s 50th Anniversary just around the corner, the women in the seamstress department have been hard at work creating all of the needed costumes and uniforms.

PCC ‘seamstress goddess’ to retire after almost 45 years of service

Theresa Warner, better known as “Nona,” will be laying down the thread and needle when she retires in October. In December, Warner would have marked her 45-year anniversary at PCC. In the 50 years of PCC’s operation, she has worked nearly all but five years.

Shark attacks in Hawaii claim one life; More than 10 attacks this year

A 19-year-old man managed to survive a shark attack on July 28 with just his left leg bitten when he went surfing at the White Plain Beach on Maui. BYU-Hawaii students said they would still go to the beach but take more precautions if there were shark warnings posted.

Laie Summer Bash includes music, rides and food

Fair rides were set up and operating, local music and entertainment were to be enjoyed, and food booths encumbered the parking lot at the Laie Shopping Center where community members, as well as BYU-Hawaii students, had the opportunity to gather together and celebrate the Summer Bash as part of t

Natural disasters warnings that fizzle in Hawaii make students unsure about how or if to prepare

BYU-Hawaii students said they have mixed feelings on preparing for and taking tropical storm warnings seriously. Some said they have stopped preparing for them at all while others feel as though they are under prepared.

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