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Hokoana appointed UH Maui College chancellor

Lui Hokoana

At a meeting on October 16 on Maui, the Board of Regents unanimously approved the appointment of Lui Hokoana as chancellor of the University of Hawaiʻi Maui College’s. His appointment begins on December 1, 2014.

Hokoana started his higher education career at the University of Hawaiʻi in 1991 and currently serves as the vice chancellor for student affairs at UH West Oʻahu since 2013. He also served as associate vice president for student affairs for UH System, vice chancellor of student affairs at Windward Community College and director for various programs at UH Maui College.

Hokoana has secured more than $20 million in county, state, federal and private funds to support various UH systemwide initiatives that have contributed to unprecedented enrollment growth, financial aid access, service to underrepresented groups and overall student success. He was named State Manager of the Year by the State of Hawaiʻi in 2011.

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Hokoana recommended as new UH Maui College chancellor

Lui Hokoana

Lui Hokoana has been recommended to the Board of Regents to be the University of Hawaiʻi Maui College’s chancellor. The selection of the next chancellor for UH Maui College is subject to final approval by the full Board of Regents at its next meeting on October 16, 2014.

Hokoana started his higher education career at the University of Hawaiʻi in 1991 and currently serves as the vice chancellor for student affairs at UH West Oʻahu since 2013. He also served as associate vice president for student affairs for UH System, vice chancellor of student affairs at Windward Community College and director for various programs at UH Maui College.

Hokoana has secured more than $20 million in county, state, federal and private funds to support various UH systemwide initiatives that have contributed to unprecedented enrollment growth, financial aid access, service to underrepresented groups and overall student success. He was named State Manager of the Year by the State of Hawaiʻi in 2011.

Hokoana earned a doctorate of education degree from the University of Southern California. He received a master’s degree in communications from UH Mānoa and bachelor’s degree in political science from UH Hilo.

(story courtesy of UH News)

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UHMC Music Club to Host 2nd Open Mic Night 9/25

Kahului, HI — September 18, 2014 — Love to sing, play an instrument, act, dance, hula, perform slam poetry, magic tricks, stand-up comedy, or karaoke?

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UHMC Engineering Students Help Launch Rocket

Wallops Island, VA – June 28 – UH Maui College ECET/ET students, Dominic Agabin and Derric Torricer attended the Rockon 2014 workshop on June 21

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New GIS Certificate Program Offers Hi-Tech Training

Kahului, HI — July 1, 2014 — Starting this August, UH Maui College, Hawai‘i Community College and Kaua‘i Community College will offer two accelerated, eight-week

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Free Guitar Concert July 25th at UHMC

Kahului, HI — July 9, 2014 — A trio of virtuoso guitarists are set to perform a free noon concert at UH Maui College on

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Popular Food Innovation Courses to be Offered Online

Kahului, HI — July 3, 2014 — This past April, UHMC’s Office of Continuing Education (commonly known as EdVenture) held it’s first food industry workforce development and

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Popular Food Innovation Courses to be Offered Online

Kahului, HI — July 3, 2014 — This past April, UHMC’s Office of Continuing Education (commonly known as EdVenture) held it’s first food industry workforce development and

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Joel Rand Scores Hole-In-One at 24th Annual Golf Tournament

Kahului, HI — July 9, 2014 — Joel Rand of Wailea, Maui recorded his second hole-in-one Saturday, June 28 at the Wailea Old Blue golf

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A & B Foundation Supports Maui Workforce

 
A&B Executive’s Donation to UHMC OCET
Kahului, HI — June 6, 2014 — Today the Alexander & Baldwin Inc. presented a donation of $15,000 to the A&B

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