At UH Hilo, the Nā Pua Noʻeau-Hilo team will be integrated into the Kīpuka Native Hawaiian Student Center and Ka Haka ʻUla O Keʻelikolani College of Hawaiian Language.
The Benjamin H. Gilman International Scholarship supports American undergraduate students of limited financial means to study or intern abroad.
The National Indian Education Association awards the William Demmert Freedom Fighter award to Ke Kula ‘O Nāwahīokalani‘ōpu‘u immersion school.
Registrar Chelsea Kay-Wong, Associate Professor of Psychology Sunyoung Kim, and Director of Campus Recreation Tim Moore will be working with 24 other PELP cohort members to tackle challenges facing higher education.
Kirsten Paxton and Patrick Hart have started a study funded by the National Science Foundation to research the effects of Rapid ʻŌhiʻa Death on animal communities in Hawaiʻi.
Led by biologist Jolene Sutton, assistant professor at UH Hilo, the research team created a genome assembly that provides critical insights into inbreeding and disease susceptibility of the ‘alalā.
Geneviève Blanchet was awarded Outstanding Graduate Student Oral Presentation, and Koa Matsuoka was awarded Outstanding Graduate Poster Presentation.
Coleman was a strong advocate for increasing Hawaiian participation in the sciences and worked tirelessly to bridge the astronomy and Hawaiian communities.
The program began at UH Hilo in 2012 and provides training for students to become family nurse practitioners—FNPs are considered primary care providers with global prescriptive authority.
The search is expected to be completed by the end of 2018, with the new chancellor in place in spring 2019.