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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Wednesday, May 10, 2006

Commencement schedule begins Friday for UH system

Advertiser Staff

Thousands of students throughout the University of Hawai'i system will participate in commencement exercises beginning Friday.

UH-Manoa will award 1,374 undergraduate degrees and 962 master's or other post-baccalaureate degrees in its main commencement ceremonies to be held Sunday. This year marks the 95th graduating class at the UH flagship campus.

James Horton, professor of American studies and history at George Washington University and visiting professor of American studies at UH-Manoa, will deliver the commencement address at the Manoa ceremonies.

The scheduled events:


UH-Manoa School of Travel Industry Management, 5 p.m., Sunset Conference Center in George Hall; 65 candidates.

UH Center-Maui, 5:30 p.m., Baldwin High School auditorium; 54 candidates.

Honolulu Community College, 5:30 p.m., Waikiki Shell; 515 candidates.

Kapi'olani Community College, 6 p.m., Great Lawn; 725 candidates.

Leeward Community College, 5 p.m., Tuthill Courtyard; 573 candidates.

Kaua'i Community College, 6:15 p.m., Performing Arts Center; 150 candidates.

UH-Manoa College of Education Commencement Convocation, 6:30 p.m., Campus Center Ballroom, 408 candidates.

Hawai'i Community College, 7 p.m., Edith Kanaka'ole Tennis Stadium, Hilo; 410 candidates.


UH-Hilo, 9 a.m., Edith Kanaka'ole Tennis Stadium; 467 candidates.

UH-Manoa School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene, 10 a.m., Kennedy Theatre; 58 candidates.

UH-West O'ahu, 9 a.m., Tuthill Courtyard at Leeward Community College; 121 candidates.

Windward Community College, 1 p.m., Paliku Theatre; 133 candidates.

UH-Manoa College of Engineering, 3 p.m., Orvis Auditorium; 70 candidates.

UH-Manoa John A. Burns School of Medicine Convocation Ceremony, 3:30 p.m., Kennedy Theatre; 62 candidates.

UH Center-West Hawai'i, 4 p.m., Outrigger Keauhou Resort; 80 candidates.


UH-Manoa baccalaureate degrees, 9 a.m., Stan Sheriff Center; 1,374 candidates.

UH-Manoa advanced degrees, 3 p.m., Stan Sheriff Center; 962 candidates.

Maui Community College, 1 p.m., Castle Theater at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center; 370 candidates.


UH-Manoa William S. Richardson School of Law, 5 p.m., Andrews Amphitheater; 100 candidates.

UH-Manoa School of Architecture Commencement Ceremony, 5 p.m., Architecture Auditorium; 15 candidates.

UH Army ROTC Commissioning Ceremony, 7 p.m., Orvis Auditorium; 14 candidates.