Despite not being able to accomplish her dreams of joining the military and attending a Californian university because of an unexpected diagnosis, Beka Frome said attending BYU-Hawaii was the best decision she has ever made.
Chad and Cynthia Compton will be retiring from teaching at BYU-Hawaii to take care of her mother and be able to attend family milestones they’ve missed, said Chad. During the 25 years they’ve been here, Cynthia said they’ve only been to two family weddings.
The 25th Annual World Fireknife Final Tournament, hosted by the Polynesian Cultural Center on May 13, attracted more than 2,400 students and visitors from all around the world, according to event organizers.
Students presented their senior research projects on Thursday, May 11 in the Aloha Center to fulfill graduation requirements in their majors and compete against other student researchers for prize money.