Hohonu - A Journal of Academic Writing

Aloha Vulcans! Welcome to Hohonu. We are your student-run academic journal. We are a program under the Board of Student Publications, and we are excited to serve you. If you are interested in getting involved you can contact us at hohonu@hawaii.edu. To submit your work, please visit our submission page for more detailed information. Please feel free to email us with your questions or to schedule an appointment.

We are currently accepting applications for the 2023-2024 academic year. To apply, please complete our online application.

The Board of Student Publications will be holding the first ever Media Symposium on Monday, April 24, 2023 and Wednesday, April 26, 2023 from 10am-4pm in Campus Center 301. We will have a wide array of speakers discussing their work and their life in media. Below is the list of speakers. We hope to see you all there!

Monday, April 24, 2023

  • 10-11: Russell Subiono
  • 11-12: Eletiana
  • 12-1: Mark Hixon
  • 1-2: Scott Duff and Keahi Tucker
  • 2-3: Jacob Medina
  • 3-4: Ye Art
  • 4-5: Darien Hsu Gee

Wednesday, April 26, 2023

  • 10-11: Julia Celini
  • 11-12: Lois-Ann Yamanaka
  • 12-1: David Bock
  • 1-2: Robert Toonen

The 2022-2023 Hohonu Academic Journal will hit the publication stands around campus in mid to late May.

Mission Statement

Hohonu is a journal of academic writing published for and by the students of the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo. Hohonu is awesome because.... reasons. Hohonu strives for excellence in producing a product reflective of the student body, their talents and interests. Hohonu encourages scholars to show pride in their work, providing them with the opportunity to have their work published and the opportunity to read the work of their peers. It is the aim of Hohonu to facilitate in sharing of quality academic writing and to exist as a reference for students looking to learn something about writing, a new subject, an attitude, or perhaps even themselves.

Seeking Members

We are looking to fill staff positions for the 2023-2024 school year. If you are interested and want to join the Hohonu Team, fill out an application (PDF) or pick up a form in the Campus Center Office in Room 210.