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.
Leading one of 32 projects across the country funded by a NOAA grant to boost aquaculture, UH Hilo aquaculturist Maria Haws will head the Hawai‘i effort to assess the feasibility of forming a cooperative or other employee-owned corporation.
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.
Juvette Kahawai‘i, a student at UH Hilo College of Business and Economics, won with her plan to launch Kupa‘a Tax and Accounting Corporation, a family business serving small local businesses.
The new program will help produce a generation of big data scientists. This story is part of a series on curriculum and projects at UH Hilo focusing on sustainability issues.
Rose Hart, a second-year graduate student at UH Hilo was recognized for her research using small unmanned aerial systems to map shoreline change at Hapuna State Beach Park.
Domestic violence rates on Hawai‘i Island are twice the national average, making this problem even more detrimental to local communities.
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.
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.
Professor of Applied Engineering Shihwu Sung believes Hawai‘i Island is a prime location for this type of research.