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DANIEL K. INOUYE COLLEGE OF PHARMACY


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University of Hawaii developed heady plans to build $38 million state-of-the-art pharmacy college

Objections by key lawmakers caused the project to be scaled back

By Vicki Viotti

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 19, 2014

~~<p>Back in 2011, when the University of Hawaii at Hilo began its concerted push for funds to build a permanent home for its College of Pharmacy, it released &quot;Emergence of the College of Pharmacy,&quot; a book about the birth of the institution, a photo depicting a river of lava on the front cover. The idea was to use the metaphor of volcanic emergence, which seems suited to the Hawaii island setting.</p>
<p>But in addition to being a geologic force of creation, volcanoes are also hellishly hot, and it's the heat that characterizes the debate over how much the state should provide in funds for the college, last year renamed the Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy.</p>
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Back in 2011, when the University of Hawaii at Hilo began its concerted push for funds to build a permanent home for its College of Pharmacy, it released "Emergence of the College of Pharmacy," a book about the birth of the institution, a photo depicting a river of lava on the front cover. The idea was to use the metaphor of volcanic emergence, which seems suited to the Hawaii island setting.

But in addition to being a geologic force of creation, volcanoes are also hellishly hot, and it's the heat that characterizes the debate over how much the state should provide in funds for the college, last year renamed the Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy. Login for more...



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