Jonathan Koch was bit by the entomology bug while an undergraduate at UH Hilo. Now he’s back at the university with a PhD and a passion for pollinators.
Ten astronomy students at UH Hilo went on a lab field trip to Maunakea where they practiced their astrophotography skills and captured spectacular photos of the night sky.
Assistant Professor of Political Science Su-Mi Lee will give a talk addressing the remnants of the Pinochet regime in Chile.
Professor Ken Hon will discuss the growth and evolution of Maunakea volcano and its complicated relationship with its nearby siblings Kohala and Maunaloa.
Professor of Applied Engineering Shihwu Sung believes Hawai‘i Island is a prime location for this type of research.
Celia Bardwell-Jones’s lecture aims to raise awareness about ethical issues surrounding women’s rights to their placentas and to question impacts of current healthcare practices on Hawaiian culture.
Planners are working on a model for a sustainability certificate program that complements current campus curricula: 29 courses have been designated as focusing on sustainability, a couple of dozen more are under evaluation.
UH Hilo has three learning gardens on campus where students apply what they are learning in a class on sustainable agriculture.
UH Hilo ranked 66 among Best Regional Universities West, placing it in the top 47 percent in the category.
New faculty and staff were welcomed to the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo campus at the 2017 Campus Fall Welcome event Sept. 6.