November 2016

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On behalf of Chi Epsilon, University of Hawaii Chapter, you are cordially invited to attend our Fall 2016 Initiation Ceremony & Banquet on Dec 3, 2016 at Japanese Cultural Center, please see the event-flyer for details.


 

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“Three-peat” of the Pacific District Chi Epsilon Cup for the UH Chapter

Nine XE students made the department proud by winning the Pacific District Chi Epsilon Cup for the 3rd time in seven years at the 29th Annual Pacific District Conference held at University of California at Irvine, November 10-12, 2016. They were the defending champions from 2015.  Students competed against 13 other California universities that comprise the Pacific District in a build-off competition, chapter presentations, quizzes, catapult construction competition, Simpson Strong Tie competition, chapter key exhibit and many other competitions.  The UH winning team members included from left to right in the front row: Megan Chang, Clara Sachs (holding the Pacific District Chi Epsilon Cup) and Jennylyn Tapat; and in the back row Skyler Tengan, Yasmeen Mansour, Kimberly Chun, Lance Lam, Lee Schultz, Jr. and Keenan Nakagawa. Congratulations to the XE chapter at UH-Manoa and their advisor Dr. Phillip Ooi!


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Dr. Panos Prevedouros was the Keynote Speaker at the Annual Dinner Meeting of Hawaii’s Thousand Friends, one of the oldest environmental groups in Hawaii. He presented “The Rail. What’s Next?” at the Hale Koa hotel on November 13, 2016. Then on November 14 Dr. Prevedouros lead a similar discussion at the Lions Club of Honolulu monthly meeting.