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Sen. Kahele Kicks of Statewide Education Tour at UH Hilo

August 24, 2017, 8:00 AM HST
* Updated August 24, 7:12 AM
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State Sen. Kaiali‘i Kahele, (D, District 1) Chair of the Senate Committee on Higher Education, will participate in a statewide higher education tour for its committee members.

The tour will also include discussions with students, faculty, staff and administrators that will focus on “transforming the University of Hawai‘i System for the next decade.”

Arrangements are being made to visit all 10 University of Hawai‘i System campuses and affiliated education centers this fall.

To kick off the statewide tour, Sen. Kahele will host an East Hawai‘i Higher Education Town Hall on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, from 5 to 7 p.m. at UH Hilo in UCB100.

Topics of discussion will include leadership, enrollment, tuition, governance, student life, facilities, athletics, community engagement and new programs.


University of Hawai‘i at Hilo and Hawai‘i Community College students, faculty, staff, administrators and the community are encouraged to attend.


For questions regarding the higher education statewide tour or the town hall meeting, contact the office of Sen. Kahele at (808) 586-6760 or [email protected].

10 University of Hawai‘i System Campuses and Affiliated Education Centers

  1. University of Hawai‘i at Hilo
  2. University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
  3. University of Hawai‘i at West Oahu
  4. University of Hawai‘i Maui College
  5. Hawai‘i Community College (Hilo)
  6. Honolulu Community College
  7. Kapi‘olani Community College
  8. Leeward Community College
  9. Windward Community College
  10. Kaua‘i Community College
  11. Hawai‘i Community College – Pālamanui (Kona)
  12. North Hawai‘i Education and Research Center (Honoka‘a)
  13. Hawai‘i Institute of Marine Biology (Kaneohe)

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