8th Annual - Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences & Education

Date of Conference:  January 3, 4, & 5 2019 (Thursday thru Saturday)

Location: Waikiki, Honolulu, Hawaii

Venue:  Prince Waikiki

Submission Deadline Extended To:  November 12, 2018

Aloha and E Komo Mai! (Greetings and Welcome!)

Hawaii University International Conferences (HUIC) are specifically designed to address the latest developments and advancements in academic studies. The Arts and Humanities conference is dedicated to academicians and individuals from all disciplines to discover, to nurture, to create and to inspire, providing opportunities to discuss and explore recent findings in related fields of studies and research.

The HUIC will be hosted in the charming city of Honolulu on the island of O’ahu, the third largest of the Hawaiian Islands. O’ahu is also known as the “Gathering Place”, featuring the unique Aloha Spirit which complements the warmth of the people and the perfect temperatures throughout the year. O’ahu is the Jewel and the Heart of the Hawaiian Islands.
Many successful Educational and Business conferences are held in Honolulu’s hotels and the new Honolulu Hawaii Convention Center. This gathering place serves as a platform for academicians, researchers and professionals worldwide.

The Hawaii University International Conferences (HUIC) are designed to inspire, engage, challenge and contribute to the growing field of knowledge. Join us in Hawaii for a comprehensive conference, and learn with us in the inspiring atmosphere our beautiful island provide.

Me ka `oia`i`o (With sincerity)


2019 Key Note Speaker


Mr. Bob Newell
Honolulu, Hawai`i


Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario (W. W. King Fellow)




"What You Need to Know When You Come to Hawai`i"


This talk will dispel some common myths and leave you with realistic ideas about getting along in Hawai`i and getting to know its unique and marvelous environment. 

It presents the perspective of a former mainlander who has now lived in Hawai`i for a number of years. It includes a brief look at Hawaiian history and culture through the eyes of a haole transplant, a discussion of what you should expect, what you should and shouldn't do, and how to learn what you need to know.



Bob Newell is a retired electrical engineer, a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and as formerly a registered professional engineer, certified project management professional, and senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers. He completed a long and successful career in the utility business and in government.


Bob returned to creative writing after a long hiatus, and has published two novels, a short story collection, and numerous other stories in local anthologies. He serves as an officer of the Hawai`i Chess Federation, is the founding member and leader of the Hawai`i chapter of the Jane Austen Society of North America, and leads and participates in several writing and critique groups. Bob also directs scholastic chess tournaments on O`ahu and judges scholastic debates.


Bob has a great interest in foreign languages and has studied over a dozen of them, including Hawaiian.