Alumni Newsletter

December, 2012
With each passing year, students at BYU–Hawaii come and go. From the time a student is admitted to this University until the time they graduate, each young man and young woman is being shaped and molded according to the vision and prophecies this institution was based upon.

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Academic and Spiritual Learning 
“The first thing that you should remember is that the glory of God is intelligence...the pursuit of knowledge is really a spiritual experience.."
Workmans Share Service
Ross and Katherine Workman, the former president and matron for the Laie Hawaii Temple, were released from their calling.
Cancer cure
Students 'Race for Cure'
Forty runners gathered for a pink “Race for the Cure” 5K to raise awareness about breast cancer and to honor loved ones who have had cancer.
Community and Campus United
The Christmas Lighting program includes special musical performances from Laie Elementary School’s students and faculty.
Great Idea Competition
Great Ideas Exchange
The first place prize was awarded to Ryan Oldroyd, from Texas, and his recyclable pillow case to help prevent acne breakouts.



Nathaniel Hansen
Alumni Spotlight: Nathaniel Hansen
Nathaniel Hansen[ICS-Humanities 01’] is now working as a filmmaker and producer based in Boston, MA. Last year he was the Fall Semester academic keynote lecturer and showed his film "The Elders" on campus during November 2011 BYU–Hawaii prepared Nathan in so many different ways for his future career and accomplishments. In 1998 he met a friend of a friend, Felicity Salmon, a talented musician and theater student. They found themselves involved in the same activities (in the choir and in work with Dr. Ferre). They became close friends and shared many good memories at BYU–Hawaii. After two years of dating they were eventually married. When Nathan thinks about what things he gained from BYU–Hawaii, Felicity is at the top of the list. He says, “She's the best thing that's ever happened to me, and if I am worth...

Video of Nathaniel's latest documentary project, Kupuna


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