Research Projects

Dr. Jim Juvik riding an elephant

Sonia Juvik

  • Citizen Zoning and voluntary user areas in Hilo Bay and bay-front areas along with their cultural, environmental, and economic impacts
  • Planning History of Hawaiʻi: A Planning Director's Perspective
  • Kalaupapa landscape through the eyes of the Hansen's disease patient residents
  • Changing economic landscape of Hawaiʻi small towns

Kathryn Besio

  • "Foodscapes of the Big Island of Hawaiʻi" (spring 2006 - present) with Dr LeeRay Costa, Hollins University, Roanoke, VA.
  • "What's growing in your garden?" (2008-10) with Anthony Olayon, Janelle Williams Keiko Publico, and Neekowee Clearwater

Donna Delparte

  • EPSCoR Hawaiʻi Cyberinfrastructure Team Lead
  • Natural Hazards, Island of Hawaiʻi