UH Hilo’s American Cetacean Society Student Coalition and the chapter’s co-presidents, Michaela Setze and Kaitlyn Kushchapter, were named ACS Ocean Heroes of the Week.
The listening tour is a series of meetings with stakeholder groups from across and beyond campus. The sessions are organized around a series of questions rooted in Appreciative Inquiry, especially effective in engaging networks of people.
In the class, students generate their own data to analyze vs working with data that is given to them. The professor is testing which model of teaching scientific inquiry results in better outcomes for the students.
Kaʻiu Kimura, executive director of UH Hilo ʻImiloa Astronomy Center, gave the keynote address at the opening event to an audience of more than 2,000 attendees.
The collaboration across cultural leaders, astronomers, and UH Hilo’s student cohort culminated in the selection of Hawaiian names for two major astronomical discoveries.
Ten years after first attending UH Hilo, Keren Motonaga returned to triumphantly complete her baccalaureate degree, the first in her family to do so.
This fall commencement, approximately 192 students received degrees and/or certificates from UH Hilo’s six colleges. I mua!
In addition to doing service works such as cleaning pathways and beaches, removing invasive plants, and leaving lei at cemeteries, the students experienced the history of Kalaupapa, feeling the impact of the isolation once felt by leprosy patients, and learning first-hand the historical significance of the area.