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UH Maui College Student to Represent Valley Isle at Scholar Laureate Program in China

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Austin Van Heusen, a junior and honors student at University of Hawai‘i Maui College (UHMC), will represent Maui County at the International Scholar Laureate Program (ISLP) Delegation on Engineering & Technology in Beijing and Shanghai, China, from May 27 to June 9. He is the first student from Maui to be nominated and accepted into this rigorous and prestigious engineering program. Full story

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Captain America 2 Teaser

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Captain America: The Winter Soldier,as the intrigue accumulates, so does the high tech weaponry. Steve Rogers, alias Captain America (Chris Evans), feels a real call to duty. The super soldiers present a challenge: he needs to come up with some high-tech weapon. He’s Captain America, after all, so he has his shield and a .45 automatic, so he should persevere; but nevertheless, it’s one of those finger-crossed moments of real doubt. Full story

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Saigon Cafe Menu

A Saigon Café is an ‘A+’ Experience

Much more then a typical café, A Saigon Café is located at 1792 Lower Main Street in Wailuku and it’s always serving up traditional Vietnamese dishes with a side of smiles and laughter. Charlie En, the restaurant’s manager, is always cracking jokes and making all his customers smile. Full story

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Get Your Study On at The Learning Center

Do you need help figuring out the slope of a straight line? Or are you looking for a place to study on campus other than the library? If you do, The Learning Center is the answer to your question. TLC provides tutoring, technological resources, learning strategy workshops, supplemental instruction, a study area, and testing for UHMC students. Full story

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Haiku Flower Festival

21st Annual Ha‘ikū Ho’olaule’a Flower Festival

Celebrating food, fun and Ha‘ikū’s keiki.

The small town of Ha‘ikū was hustling and bustling this past weekend. Flowers and food and fun, oh my! A yearly celebration was taking place that is hosted on the grounds of Ha‘ikū Elementary School: The 21st Annual Flower Festival. But this isn’t a festival just for kids, there was entertainment for everyone. Full story

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Want to Join Ho'oulu?

Ho‘oulu is an independent publication produced by University of Hawai‘i Maui College students. Student staff members and contributors serve as editors, writers, photographers, designers, and artists to turn out a weekly online newspaper that provides the campus and surrounding community with news, information, and inspiration. Full story

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  • UHMC Music Club Hosts Open Mic Night April 24

    Thursday, April 24 @ 5PM to 8PM

    Are you in the mood for some great live performances by local performers? Do you appreciate free food and admission? Then you’ll want to be at the open mic night on Thursday, April 24, put on by the music club at UHMC

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Living Life Without Limbs

Finding peace without perfection

Maui has been buzzing for months with some exciting news: Nick Vugicic is coming here to speak! If you follow him on Facebook or have seen his videos on YouTube, you know he is the man without limbs who is always smiling and sharing words of inspiration. His physical appearance was the source of his story; he was bullied, fell into depression and attempted suicide at a very young age. The years have taught him pain, happiness, thankfulness, forgiveness and love. He wants others be inspired to live a life they love. Full story

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It’s Not All Greek to Them: Phi Theta Kappa

Do you want to wear that awesome, golden regalia on your college graduation? I know I do. If you do as well, do well in your studies and sign up to become a member of Phi Theta Kappa. UHMC has a number of great resources and organizations, and Phi Theta Kappa is one of them. Phi Theta Kappa is an honor society organization on campus that recognizes and encourages the academic achievement of 2-year college students. Full story

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TLC 3

Get Your Study On at The Learning Center

Do you need help figuring out the slope of a straight line? Or are you looking for a place to study on campus other than the library? If you do, The Learning Center is the answer to your question. TLC provides tutoring, technological resources, learning strategy workshops, supplemental instruction, a study area, and testing for UHMC students. Full story

Top Story

Haiku Flower Festival

21st Annual Ha‘ikū Ho’olaule’a Flower Festival

Celebrating food, fun and Ha‘ikū’s keiki.

The small town of Ha‘ikū was hustling and bustling this past weekend. Flowers and food and fun, oh my! A yearly celebration was taking place that is hosted on the grounds of Ha‘ikū Elementary School: The 21st Annual Flower Festival. But this isn’t a festival just for kids, there was entertainment for everyone. Full story

Arts & Entertainment

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Captain America 2 Teaser

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Captain America: The Winter Soldier,as the intrigue accumulates, so does the high tech weaponry. Steve Rogers, alias Captain America (Chris Evans), feels a real call to duty. The super soldiers present a challenge: he needs to come up with some high-tech weapon. He’s Captain America, after all, so he has his shield and a .45 automatic, so he should persevere; but nevertheless, it’s one of those finger-crossed moments of real doubt. Full story

Top Story

Saigon Cafe Menu

A Saigon Café is an ‘A+’ Experience

Much more then a typical café, A Saigon Café is located at 1792 Lower Main Street in Wailuku and it’s always serving up traditional Vietnamese dishes with a side of smiles and laughter. Charlie En, the restaurant’s manager, is always cracking jokes and making all his customers smile. Full story

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Net Neutrality

Net Neutrality is Dead

Net Neutrality is dead. But don’t give up hope yet!

In a federal court ruling dated Jan. 14, Verizon won its case when they challenged the Net Neutrality laws that were up until then enforced by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). But what is Net Neutrality? Net Neutrality is a term more commonly used than the FCC’s “Open Internet” laws but they’re the same thing. Full story

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Opinion: Moving Forward

Sometimes you’re given an assignment in school or at your job where you have a sudden change of heart somewhere in the process. It’s a strange feeling where something dormant inside of you wakes up, and you feel like what you’re doing in the moment just isn’t right. Full story