Citizens across America cheered, honked their car horns and celebrated on Nov. 7 when Associated Press announced Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States with running mate Kamala Harris.
Two very different candidates vied for the District 9 City Council seat this election, however Augustus Tulba, better known as “Augie T,” ultimately won receiving 49.2% of the votes with his candidate Will Espero not far behind receiving 45.6% of the votes.
Former Judge Steven Alm prevails in the Honolulu prosecutor race over attorney Megan Kau.
Former Miss Hawaiʻi Luana Alapa is set to replace Office of Hawaiian Affairs chairwoman Collette Macado securing the position with close to a 40,000 vote lead.
The alarming resurgence of COVID-19 on the mainland has forced the re-closure of in-person learning and activities for many universities as the numbers climb on campuses. UH Mānoa, however, has been successful in keeping the spread of COVID-19 on its campus to a minimum.
Starting Spring 2021, UH Mānoa will introduce the Interstate Passport, allowing students who choose to transfer from UHM to hold on to the lower division General Education class credits they’ve received and put it toward other participating universities.