The event was chock-full of fun interactive displays about conservation and preservation activity on Hawai‘i island and showcased local employment opportunities.
It was a fun-filled day for hundreds of schoolchildren who learned about reforestation, the science of conservation, reef ecology, endangered species, permaculture, recycling and more.
The students were outstanding representatives of UH Hilo, and brought home four major awards, including best research presentation.
“UH Hilo now joins a number of businesses and organizations working together to transform Hilo into a Blue Zones community by adopting healthy best practices.”—Interim Chancellor Marcia Sakai
Featured performers include UH Hilo performing arts major Adrianna Zablan as soprano soloist, Kamehameha Schools teacher and composer Herb Mahelona on cello, and local musician Merry Kay Kiyan on oboe.
The show will feature some of the Beatles best-loved songs with selections from the albums Revolver, Abbey Road, Magical Mystery Tour and the White Album.
Professor Kim is the first Asian-American selected as editor of the official journal of the Society of Counseling Psychology.
UH Hilo classes using new CyberCANOE technology are transformed into collaborative teams skillfully processing and sharing complicated data.
The performances are a culmination of the semester for all UH Hilo and Hawaiʻi Community College dance classes; the show features over 100 dancers.
A week of farm-to-table food, documentary films, educational exhibits, and fun activities, culminating with the annual Earth Day Fair and Conservation Career Day on Friday, April 20.