New gathering place on campus outside the Sciences and Technology Building has food service and picnic tables with solar powered stations to recharge electronic devices.
Music, food, crafts, carnival games, campus tours, discounts at the UH Hilo Bookstore, and clinics with Vulcan athletes are on the schedule.
The Pancho’s Tacos food truck is serving authentic Mexican cuisine, Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
There was fun with dressing up in “ugly or festive” Christmas wear, a photo booth and cookie contest. A good time was had by all.
UH Hilo student Alexis Stubbs was motivated to create the project because landfill space on the island is limited and composting is an important part of achieving sustainability on campus.
The annual event, held during International Education Week, celebrates United Nations Day and the university’s geographic and ethnic diversity.
The UH Hilo community celebrated the richness of Filipino heritage, culture and scholarship.
Domestic violence rates on Hawai‘i Island are twice the national average, making this problem even more detrimental to local communities.
Participants in the event spent time at the Campus Center Plaza painting t-shirts with heartfelt and emotional words about domestic violence to raise awareness in the campus community.
The panel made clear that conversing about the social issues facing the LGBTQ community raises awareness and solidifies that these issues are dynamic, real, and relevant.