Kathy Cooksey (shown here standing behind two of her students at the Subaru Telescope on Maunakea) is young, hip, ambitious and an accomplished scientist — and she’s chosen Hilo as her forever home.
The second session of the Ray Bradbury Book-a-Thon takes place Wednesday, Oct. 15, from 3:30 to 4:30 pm in the Kilohana Writing Center on the first floor of Mookini Library.
The UH Hilo food preserver program is designed to teach farmers and small agribusinesses how to safely preserve products from undersold and underutilized produce. The purpose is to help increase revenues.
Three generations of the Kawai‘ae‘a ‘ohana will be keynote speakers at the National Indian Education Association convention in Anchorage, Alaska.
Beverly Ann Gorospe says the Kupa ‘Āina Summer Bridge program was one of the best experiences of her life.
Theresa-Regina Rivera and Mark Jones will be featured in the upcoming film ‘Ike, Knowledge is Everywhere, a documentary about the education system in Hawai‘i. The film will have its premier at the Hawai‘i International Film Festival in November.
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.