The festival featured lanterns, handicrafts, zodiac sign bookmarks, paper crafts giveaways (cute pigs in celebration of the Year of the Pig!), calligraphy demonstrations, posters, lion head, martial arts performance, taiji boxing, folk dance and more for the university community to enjoy.
Tifaine Crivello hopes that applying tradition and culture to modern medical practices will help preserve and honor her heritage.
Modeled on research trials conducted at UH Hilo’s Pacific Aquaculture and Coastal Resources Center, the project is using native shellfish species for water quality improvement at Pearl Harbor.
The inaugural event was planned by women students in the sciences, and the discussions were led by accomplished women scientists, administrators and staff who know a thing or two about the challenges women face in advancing their STEM careers.
Prof. Barkhoff was honored for his great contribution to curriculum development in the UH Hilo kinesiology and excercise sciences program and for inspiring dozens of undergraduates to collaborate in sports science research. His papers at conferences in Polynesia have introduced the integration of kinesiology in the context of island cultures and in particular indigenous and Native Hawaiian knowledge and belief systems.
Living the dream: UH Hilo pharmacy student Nina Cardoza dreamed of becoming a pharmacist and returning to her home town to establish a pharmacy for her beloved community.
The moth study is unique and includes behavioral, larval, and expert genetic analyses, making it an especially comprehensive species description. The scientific names assigned to the moth species were decided after careful deliberation and consultation with Hawaiian cultural advisory group.
“The Honolulu Printmakers exhibition is a wonderful opportunity for our students to exhibit with artists from all over the state,” says UH Hilo master printer Prof. Jon Goebel.