Alumni Newsletter

October, 2011
  Replacement Laie hotel passes City Council: 8 to 1

    "We all look forward to the relief of having affordable accommodations in our community again."

Student Alumni Kickoff
Student Alumni Association kickoff
On September18th, 2011 the Student Alumni Association (SAA)...hosted a welcome fireside on campus for all new students.
Tennis standout is national finalist
Women’s tennis player Hewenfei (Elwen) Li Boud has been named one of nine finalists for the 2011 NCAA Woman of the Year Award.
Samoa Head of State visits BYUH

“To sufi or negotiate the boundaries ...of religion, culture...and identity there is really only one bridge...that is the bridge of love – God’s love.
Career Connect
CareerConnect moves international
One of the best things college students can do to prepare themselves for life after graduation is to network.
Mentorship Program Kick Off
Mentorship program kicks off
On September 22, 2011, CEO of 101 Financial, Alan Akina, spoke to students to kickoff the Professional Mentorship Program for this fall.
Athlete to attorney: Alum still shines

One of the BYU assistant coaches suggested that he play for BYU-Hawaii. "It took all of about two minutes to convince me."
Alumna coordinates 1/2 marathon

After last year’s successful Gunstock ½ Marathon... event coordinator Angle Naivalu said this year’s event will be held on Saturday, Oct. 15 at 7 a.m.
Alumna named Teacher of the Year
With an aloha spirit, Kim Mills welcomes her second-grade students to a “circle of friendship” every day.


Alumni Spotlight: Brian Kinghorn
Brian Kinghorn (Psychology, 2001) transferred to Brigham Young University-Hawaii from Ricks College when he was recruited to sing in the concert choir and tour Singapore and Taiwan with them. While at BYU-H, Brian worked as a tutor in the Reading/Writing Center, served on the Honors Council as editor of the Hokuloa, and served in the presidencies of the English Circle and Kiwi Club. 

New Chapter Chairs
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In Memoriam
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  • Kevan Bradshaw
  • Sheng-Wen Chen 
  • David Cook 
  • Jordan Flake
  • Kevin Greer 
  • Wesley Hilton 
  • Nathan Johns 
  • Leialoha Lilly 
  • Lai Long Ting 
  • Yvonne Tembo