Student Activities

Light Up The Night 2016

At the 8th annual Light Up the Night reception, presented by the Center for Student Life & First-Year Programs, these students and student organizations were recognized for their contribution to our University.

Congratulations to all the students and Registered Student Organizations who were recognized at the Center for Student Life and First-Year Programs’ 8th Annual Light Up the Night reception on Friday, April 22, 2016 at Aloha Tower Marketplace MPR3.  These students and student organizations were recognized for their contribution to our University

To all our students and clubs: Thank you for your hard work and dedication to our community - we are PROUD of you!

Kukui Lamakū Award is given by Student Life in recognition of outstanding service, leadership, co-curricular and extracurricular involvement, and commitment to the improvement of student experiences by promoting a sense of pride and community at Hawai‘i Pacific University.

Kukui Lamakū Award: Shawn Saito

Kukui Lamakū finalists recognized: Anya McClenton and Jasmine Willis


Recognition for outstanding student assistants and Student Life nominees:



Recognition for RSO Members of the Year, Campus Activities Board and Student Government honorees:


HPU’s Leadership Education and Development Series Program (LEADS)

HPU LEADS is a leadership training program designed to help students learn more about themselves as emerging leaders, discover their leadership potential, and prepare their professional portfolio.













Registered Student Organization Competitive Awards

Best Rookie RSO – Generation Action

Most Distinguished RSO – United Nations Club

Best Outreach RSO – Marine Science Club

Best RSO Event – "East Asia Culture Night" - International Club

RSO Advisor of the Year – Kristian Howland, International Club

RSO President of the Year – Kevin Tangonan, International Club

RSO of the Year – International Club