Sophie Milam and Neil Scheibelhut have been selected to join the crew of the next Hawai‘i Space Exploration Analog and Simulation (HI-SEAS) mission. Starting October 15, the team of six crew members will be isolated in their dome habitat on Mauna Loa for eight months.
Mark Kimura, a researcher at UH Hilo who specializes in economic geography, is generating dozens of easy-to-read infographics showing the effects of the lava flow in Puna.
One of this summer’s interns, environmental science major Darcy Yogi, worked on the Mauna Kea Invasive Species Management Plan, where the greatest concern is the little fire ant.
Shihwu Sung left the comfort of his well-established and funded research program at Iowa State to move to Hilo to explore emerging alternative energy opportunities that he says will benefit the people of Hawai‘i and be sufficiently scalable to have a positive global impact.
Mark Kimura, a researcher in economic geography at UH Hilo, has generated data showing who, how many people, and what businesses could possibly be affected by the lava flow if or when it cuts off highway and then reaches the shore.
History major Ishael Shaw-De Mello, a 2012 graduate of Waiākea High School, is studying abroad in Korea this semester, stretching her wings, making new international friends, learning a taste for Korean food, and exploring Seoul.
For 40 years, David Sing has provided leadership in developing successful educational programs for Native Hawaiians and other groups at UH Hilo and throughout the 10-campus UH System.
Through remote sensing with satellite imagery and aerial imagery captured via unmanned aircraft, researchers will create albizia mapping of the altered landscape from Iselle.
UH Hilo entomologist Jesse Eiben is researching the wēkiu bug, an endemic species found only in the high alpine regions of Maunakea on Hawai‘i Island.