Now that the lava flow is entering the ocean at Kapoho Bay, researchers are using autonomous ocean robots, an unmanned technology, to capture live ocean data close to the entry area.
UH Hilo pharmacy students and faculty who are also Army Reserve Soldiers are in Kea‘au this week as part of a program designed to improve soldier readiness while serving communities.
UH President David Lassner: UH must move beyond its strengths in astronomy and continue to improve protection of Maunakea’s environment and cultural resources.
Acknowledging the impact of the Kīlauea eruption, the NCAA has approved UH Mānoa’s request to host the clinic at UH Hilo.
UH Hilo has been analyzing lava flow samples from Kīlauea since 2013 but the composition barely changed. Then came May 2018 and a dramatic change.
UH Hilo professors, scientists and students are providing valuable expertise and resources on multiple fronts, helping government officials assess the hazards to the public and its personnel, and decide where and how to respond.
“Adopt–a–Beehive with Alan Wong” program recognizes students, donors.
Crew members gave presentations, canoe tours, and shared wayfinding lore and lessons learned from the Mālama Honua Worldwide Voyage. UH Hilo co-sponsored an educational expo featuring programs that promote “mālama honua” or care for the planet.
The event was chock-full of fun interactive displays about conservation and preservation activity on Hawai‘i island and showcased local employment opportunities.
It was a fun-filled day for hundreds of schoolchildren who learned about reforestation, the science of conservation, reef ecology, endangered species, permaculture, recycling and more.