BYU–Hawaii

April 25, 2022 11:30 AM MDT
Four general authorities recently spoke at Church school commencement ceremonies and offered counsel to students receiving their diplomas.
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The Hawaii Laie Mission will include the Laie Hawaii Temple Visitors’ Center, three young single adult stakes near BYU–Hawaii, and two stakes in the Laie area.
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May 17, 2021 07:42 PM MDT
Brigham Young University is perhaps the most well-known of the institutions of the Church Educational System. With its main 560-acre campus in Provo, Utah, the university serves more than 45,000 students from over 103 countries and all 50 states.
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Torrential rainfall moved through the state of Hawaii on March 8–9, 2021, causing flooding across much of Windward and North Shore Oahu, including the town of Laie, home to the Polynesian Cultural Center, Brigham Young University–Hawaii and the Laie Hawaii Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
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September 02, 2020 02:38 PM MDT
This article appears in the September/October 2020 issue of LDS Living magazine. It isn’t every day that Brigham Young University–Hawaii gets a new president. And while the change is happening during a time of irregularity, a more perfect person couldn’t have been picked to fill the role. Meet Keoni Kauwe: husband and father, direct descendant of one of Hawaii’s most well-known Latter-day Saint converts, Alzheimer’s researcher, and the new president of BYU–Hawaii.
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May 12, 2020 08:27 PM MDT
The Board of Trustees of Brigham Young University–Hawaii has appointed John “Keoni” Kauwe the university’s 11th president. Kauwe and his wife, Monica, will succeed John S. Tanner and his wife, Susan, who have served since 2015.
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February 19, 2020 04:08 PM MST
Following Wednesday morning's release of a new Church handbook, the Church Educational System has updated their honor code. According to BYU News, “With the recently released general handbook of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the Church Educational System has updated the CES Honor Code to be in alignment with the doctrine and policies of the Church.”
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January 24, 2020 07:29 PM MST
From a devotional in the Philippines to the NAACP Luncheon in Salt Lake City, leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have shared inspirational messages over the last week. Here are some highlights from their remarks.
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January 16, 2020 11:00 AM MST
As a new year begins, leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have started to make their first remarks of the new decade, speaking at the Missionary Training Center and at schools of the Church Educational System on January 14. Here are a few summaries of recent devotionals.
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January 13, 2020 07:43 PM MST
Are you a BYU Speeches junkie like us? Well here's what you can expect from not only BYU, but also BYU-Hawaii, LDS Business College, and BYU-Pathway Worldwide devotionals and forums this year. This past week, speakers for winter/spring 2020 semester were announced and include many current and former General Authorities and general officers of the Church. We've created a calendar so that you don't miss any devotionals from Church leaders or Church Educational System presidents.
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December 18, 2017 04:20 PM MST
Thanks to the Deseret News for making us aware of this story.
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Fun
By  LDS Living
March 02, 2017 06:23 PM MST
At the end of February, a graduation ceremony and celebration was held for 2017 BYU-Hawaii graduates. Among the diverse mixture of students from over 70 countries at BYU-Hawaii are many Māori students, and recently a haka was performed on campus to honor these new graduates.
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February 27, 2017 08:02 PM MST
"The efforts of all who have contributed to the tradition of the athletics program are greatly appreciated," a 2014 statement from BYU-Hawaii reads. "The board, executive committee and university administration feel that the top priority is to serve more students, especially those from the Pacific and Asia."
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By  LDS Living
June 22, 2016 03:36 PM MDT
In case you haven't heard yet, LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers won the NBA Finals last week. It was a pretty big deal. The season's over now, and tomorrow, all 30 NBA teams will draft the most impressive collegiate and foreign players in the world. Until then, the biggest name in basketball will be Chad Ford.
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April 30, 2015 05:00 PM MDT
“Fear is a normal part of life,” Bishop Stevenson [explained]. He said that while he could rattle off a long, varied list of fears human beings have, he would focus on three types of fears that have more eternal significance. These are fear of starting a family, fear of failure, and fear of ridicule for the beliefs of the Church.
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September 11, 2014 05:18 PM MDT
Throughout my life, I have often felt the Lord's guiding hand on my shoulder as well as the whispers of my noble ancestors nudging me to do things I wouldn't have the confidence to do on my own. I've found it wise to listen closely with my mind and heart and to feel the Lord's hand on my shoulder when faced with important decisions.
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September 13, 2013 06:15 PM MDT
The object of the Polynesian Cultural Center is to assist young people with their education costs, but it brings the attendant blessing of promoting love, peace, and fellowship among people of disparate cultures, Elder Russell M. Nelson of the Quorum of the Twelve said.
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December 18, 2011 08:44 PM MST
Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve told BYU-Hawaii’s graduating students that they must get over their insecurities and look to the future with faith. Elder Holland spoke to more than 200 graduates on Saturday, Dec. 17, in commencement exercises held in the Cannon Activities Center on the university’s campus in Laie, Hawaii. “First of all, it is incumbent upon us as students, as Latter-day Saints, and as children of God to see the divine potential in ourselves, to believe in ourselves to know that with God’s help there is quite literally nothing in righteousness that we cannot become,” Elder Holland said. “That is the parable of this school’s history and it ought to be the parable of your history.”
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