The highlight of the festival was a lion dance, the first ever performed at the annual event.
The extraordinary talent, diversity, and inspiration of these fine scholars are beautifully captured in this photo essay of fall commencement by Bob Douglas.
There was fun with dressing up in “ugly or festive” Christmas wear, a photo booth and cookie contest. A good time was had by all.
The annual event, held during International Education Week, celebrates United Nations Day and the university’s geographic and ethnic diversity.
The UH Hilo community celebrated the richness of Filipino heritage, culture and scholarship.
Participants in the event spent time at the Campus Center Plaza painting t-shirts with heartfelt and emotional words about domestic violence to raise awareness in the campus community.
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.
中秋节 Chinese Moon Festival celebrated at UH Hilo with art, culture, dance, poetry, story telling.
The ceremonies were to honor UH Vice President Don Straney and UH Hilo Interim Chancellor Marcia Sakai in their new positions.
University officials are hoping that the three renovated classrooms will spark discussions regarding what kind of technology, flexible furniture, and writing surfaces will cultivate collaboration and active learning.