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Cafe Renewal: Surfers Coffee Bar enlivens a once-forsaken block by Tiffany Hervey
During the bombing of Pearl Harbor, the Top Hat Bar in Wahiawa was hit. It closed for three days and reopened on Dec. 10, 1941 with the charging mantra that its doors would never be closed again. Read the full article.

Palolo-Chaminade Teams Earn Top Awards in The Stock Market Game
One day, you might be helping a 4th grader with her math homework. The next day, that 4th grader may be making “one meeeeeeelion dollars.” How are our neighborhood keiki learning to bring in the bacon? Read the full article.

Chaminade University Business Students (Chelsea Taketa and Eugenia Lutali) win PRSA Hawai`i's Public Relations First Proposal-Writing Competition

“We congratulate Chelsea and Eugenia for submitting a proposal that was clearly outstanding in every category,” said Ruth Limtiaco, CEO of The Limtiaco Company, who spearheaded the contest. “Their entry exhibited strategic thinking, a consistent theme and a practical budget, elements that are all essential to any comprehensive public relations plan...read more

Service-Learning Students Present at Na Liko Na`auao Conference Spring 2011
Read a Silversword article about students Tanya Alvino and Chelsea Taketa who traveled to talk about Service-Learning.

Chaminade students perform day of community service

Chaminade University students yesterday toiled in streams and at schools, and aided the elderly and the homeless as part of the school’s annual community service day. Published by the Honolulu Advertiser...read more

Chris Tavares Teaches Children in Africa

A part of the Marianist Volunteer program, Chris Tavares, a graduate of Chaminade University, writes about his experience...read more

“The Lei Fund” evolves with Service-Learning: Communication Students make an impact with Photography

“This year the program took on additional life as a service-learning class at Chaminade University, where Rusty Kent now teaches Photography in Education. After a couple of weeks learning photography principles and techniques, the college students spent every Saturday morning at Māʻili Land, partnered with 7- to 13-year-olds…”read more

Students travel to present at the Tenth Annual Continuums of Service Conference

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Janina Smalls, Carole Kongprachith, and Maya Stanic delivered a presentation at the Statewide Service-Learning Conference: The FAFSA Project: A Case Study Illustrating the use of Service-Learning to Facilitate Students’ Comprehension of Business Concepts. A month later, all three students and Candice flew to San Jose to present The Real World Needs More than One Discipline: “Student Experts” Collaborate for Real Community Impact, at the Tenth Annual Continuums of Service Conference.

Volunteers bring tax preparation services to Makiki
Professor Wayne Tanna writes: "All volunteers at the first outreach that was done at the Fernhurst YWCA were from my AC306 (Undergraduate Tax Concepts) and MBA778 (Corporate and Partnership Tax) classes at Chaminade."...read more

FAFSA on the Cutting Edge

FAFSA aidAt a Reflection Workshop, Accounting Professor Richard Kido came up with a question: Is there anyone helping our public school partners fill out the FAFSA to qualify for monies for college educations? The answer from across the nation was “no” – there was no one with a service-learning program that did so.... read more

Students of Advanced Taxation Help Poor Families Complete Tax Forms

taxesProfessor Wayne Tanna wrote: Students in advanced taxation participated in a Service-Learning project as part of their course requirements. The project involved doing tax returns for people who are living in homeless transition shelters and homeless emergency shelters... read more

The Century Program Rises to the Challenge

Century programThe Foundation for Excellent Schools’ Century Program, TCP, continued to do great work mentoring at Waimanalo Elementary and Intermediate School...four Chaminade Ethics and Criminal Justice students coordinated the first annual Farrington High School Challenge Day as a service-learning project through Chaminade... read more

Students of People and Nature Help to Replant Native Forest

Nature ConservancyDr. Gail Grabowsky's students spent most of their service-learning time in the Waianae Mountains, in The Nature Conservancy's Honouliuli Preserve. They did a lot of hard, dirty work trying to replant a native forest there and teaching high school students how to do the same... read more

Chaminade Students Teach Law at Olomana School
Every semester, the students in CJ 490 go out to Olomana and teach the younger students incarcerated there about the legal system... read more

Everyday Environmental Hero

will whitePublished by Chaminade Weekly in March 2007. “I decided that I would try to form a group at Chaminade that would be interested in keeping Palolo Stream clean. With encouragement and assistance with supplies from the City & County Environmental Services department, the Chaminade group has conducted 7 cleanups in the last year and a half.”...

Chaminade Students, Staff, And Faculty Take on Palolo Stream Graffiti

palolo streamPublished by Chaminade Weekly in February 2007. “In a joint effort, Saint Louis School staff and faculty students teamed up with Chaminade University staff and faculty students for Father Chaminade Service Day on Thurs., Feb. 1.”...

CUH Volunteers Help Fix Up "Mighty Mo"

USS missouriPublished by Chaminade Weekly in November 2006. “Last Saturday morning, a group of Chaminade students, faculty, staff and family members kicked off the 2nd annual “50,000 Hours” community service campaign by scrubbing the decks of the “Mighty Mo.” The maintenance assignment which included sanding, scraping and painting duties on the U.S.S. Missouri.”...

Service-Learning Students Fourth Annual Statewide Service-Learning Conference
Published by Chaminade Campus Report in March 2006. “Still “hot” from Service-Learning Day, three Chaminade Service-Learning students presented their work at the Fourth Annual Statewide Service-Learning Conference.”...

Service-Learning: Students Benefit When Teachers Practice What They Teach
Published by Chaminade Campus Report in February 2006. “The students in Richard Kido’s Intermediate Accounting course became FAFSA experts this semester. They teamed up with Peggy Friedman’s Marketing Strategy students this spring to implement a new Service-Learning program that fills a gap in Kaimuki High School’s counseling services.”...