University of Hawaii at Hilo

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  • Uh Hilo Case Study

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    Numerous factors contribute to an individual’s decision to attend college. Our study focused on why students specifically chose to attend the University of Hawaii in Hilo (UH-Hilo). Many interesting points emerged from our study and we uncovered an array of themes that motivated students and influenced their final decision. The two key points that caught my attention were affordability and Hilo’s sense of Place – a geographical term referring to how places differ in relation to physical and human

  • Novel Heads by Harry Written by Lois-Ann Yamanaka Takes Us into the Lives of People from Hilo, Hawaii

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    and exciting read that dives the reader into the lives of the working class people of Hilo during the 1970’s and 1980’s. Based on the life of Antoinette “Toni” Yagyuu, a Japanese-American girl who grew up in Hilo, Yamanaka’s novel does an exceptionally well job capturing the lives, personalities, and hardships many of these people faced during this time. She creates a ‘secondary world’ that is reflective of the Hilo in the 70’s and 80’s and brings it to life through the geography and experiences she

  • Fieldwork Observation Task Report On The Legal System

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    Task Report Samuelu Vaina Argosy University Psychology & the Legal System FP6010_A02 Professor Jana Larmer   This report discusses meetings with official, Dale Ross, of the Office of the Prosecuting Attorney of the County of Hawaii and Dr. Shelly Ham of the Hilo Medical Center Psychiatric Care Facility. Office of Prosecuting Attorney, Dale Ross: Dale Ross is the First Deputy Prosecuting Attorney in the Office of the Prosecuting Attorney of County of Hawaii. First Deputy Dale Ross works on behalf

  • Immigration: For The Family. The United States Of America

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    Hoseung’s uncle owned a restaurant in Hilo, Hawaii and offered to sell it to them. This would allow them to apply for a business visa, and later, possibly a business based green card. These usually only allow for a trip of about three to six months and require passports, DS-160 immigration forms

  • Immigration : For The Family

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    Hoseung’s uncle owned a restaurant in Hilo, Hawaii and offered to sell it to them. This would allow them to apply for a business visa, and later, possibly a business based green card. These usually only allow for a trip of about three to six months and require passports, DS-160 immigration forms

  • Red Headed Hawaiian Essay

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    to get a job. Then when his mom applied for him to go to college they wouldn’t take him because his grades were so bad in high school. Then they said they would take him if he did this program over the summer and that would let him get into University of Hawaii at Manoa. So his mom signed him up for that and Rudy went off and did the program. He went to college and he also was messing around and didn’t care about his grades in college. All he wanted to do was hang out with his Hawaiian friends and

  • My Experience In My Life

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    wanted to come the University of Hawaii at Hilo or stay at Palamanui in West Hawaii. My family influenced this choice whether they know it or not. I wanted to stay home for my first year and maybe transfer out but, I realized how much harder it would be for my family. My parents wouldn’t have been able to afford college in the mainland. Only because of the traveling. My dad would have to take time off work and he would lose money that way. Also, I too wasn’t quite ready to leave Hawaii yet. So, within

  • Explain Why College Is Right For Me

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    College is right for me for many reasons. For example, in the article, Getting Ready for College early U.S. department of Education in the article it states “a two to four year degree is becoming more and more important for unlocking doors to economic and education today.” I’ll be able to get a better Job and good money. The reason is because so that I could support for my family. Furthermore, the article states that college might be a good opportunity for you because Jobs will need degrees in the

  • Student Interview Summary

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    members do not see this change necessary for their campus, which is problematic. Similarly, Dr. Mathews stated that he wished the university had a safe space for students that identify as Pacific Islander, but have different cultural backgrounds since some of these students do not come from the Philippines. It is unfortunate that the students at the University of Hawai’i, of Hilo may not be experiencing inclusion since they are all clustered into one ethnic background. Both campuses need to work on providing

  • Essay on Aloha and Mabuhay: A Look Into Filipino Hawai‘i

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    sugar was king. The Filipinos were the last race group to arrive in Hawai‘i, and the first sakadas arrived in 1906. It was a difficult decision for many people in the Philippines to travel a great distance in order to experience Kasla Glorya Ti Hawaii . Although hopeful, many Filipinos faced challenges, obstacles, and

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