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UH West Oahu commencement ceremony Saturday, May 4

Saturday, May 4, is a special day for University of Hawaii - West O‘ahu graduates who will be honored during spring commencement exercises held on the UH West O‘ahu Great Lawn.

There will be 223 degrees and certificates awarded to the graduates. Lieutenant Governor Shan Tsutsui will deliver the keynote address.

"It is with great pride that we celebrate spring commencement at our new Kapolei campus," said Gene I. Awakuni, who was recently awarded the title of chancellor emeritus. "We are so proud of our graduates and wish them all the best as they pursue their career and life goals after leaving the university."

"Graduation is such a special time for our students and their families," said UH West O‘ahu Chancellor Rockne Freitas. "I am honored to take part in such an important step in the lives of our graduates and look forward to working with UH West O‘ahu faculty, staff and students in my new role as chancellor."

All are welcome to attend commencement on the Great Lawn. Guests may arrive at 9:30 a.m. Commencement tickets will be distributed to graduates and seating is limited to those with tickets. Standing room is available for all other guests. The commencement ceremony will also be projected live on a big screen in the Campus Center room C208. Guests with disabilities are encouraged to view the ceremony from this location. Graduates will greet guests following the ceremony at 11 a.m. On campus parking is free and open to the public. Carpooling is encouraged.

The commencement ceremony will be streamed live on the UH West O‘ahu website at http://www.uhwo.hawaii.edu.

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