UH West Oahu's new campus grounds to be blessed January 14, marking new era for university

University and Hawaii leaders to welcome future state-of-the-art, sustainable and permanent campus in Kapolei

University of Hawaiʻi-West Oʻahu
Ryan Mielke, (808) 371-7833
Executive Director of Public Affairs
Posted: Jan 12, 2009

WHAT:UH West Oʻahu kicks-off the new year with a ground blessing ceremony marking the historic moment when the university takes its first step toward construction of a permanent new campus, an event more than 30 years in the making. Kahu Kordell Kekoa will offer a blessing followed by a reception and opportunity for media interviews with public and university officials.

The ceremony will be streamed live on the web at www.uhwo.hawaii.edu/newcampus. The event is open to invited guests only.

WHEN:Wednesday, Jan. 14, 10:30 a.m.
WHERE:Just off North-South Road, near its intersection with Farrington Hwy., in the City of Kapolei
MEDIA:Media parking will be available just off North-South Road. For more information, call Ryan Mielke at (808) 371-7833 or visit www.uhwo.hawaii.edu/newcampus

UH West Oʻahu became a four-year, comprehensive university when it served its first class of freshmen in fall 2007. The university offers quality education, small classes and personalized attention at convenient locations. For more information about the University of Hawaiʻi - West Oʻahu, visit www.uhwo.hawaii.edu or call 454-4700 or toll-free (866) 299-8656.

For more information, visit: http://www.uhwo.hawaii.edu