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A Long Way From Home: Aaron Ng’ambi of Zambia chases his dreams to BYU-Hawaii

Junior Aaron Ng’ambi couldn’t be further from home. The political science major is the only student on campus from Zambia, Africa, and the first from his country to attend BYU-Hawaii.

A Long Way From Home: Aaron Ng’ambi of Zambia chases his dreams to BYU-Hawaii

Junior Aaron Ng’ambi couldn’t be further from home. The political science major is the only student on campus from Zambia, Africa, and the first from his country to attend BYU-Hawaii.

Students, legislators continue to debate increasing the minimum wage

Hawaiian legislators are advocating for an increase of the federally funded minimum wage to $10 an hour, more than $2 higher than the current federally mandated minimum wage.

Blackboards and Beatitudes: Typography students chalk up original fonts

T he Art Department’s Typography Class opened an art exhibit to display the student’s most recent work—a font created entirely by the students drawn with white chalk on a blackboard.

Papa and Wakea: The Hawaiian creation story

Wakea is the god of light and the heavens, and Papa is the goddess of the earth and the underworld, according to Mary Warren Beckwith in “Hawaiian Mythology.” Hawaiian legend tells us that Papa and Wakea are the first parents in Hawaiian history and creators of the earth and sky.

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