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
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.
Throughout the U.S. as well as overseas there is a strong need for people who can teach English as a second language. With a TESOL certificate aiding a baccalaureate degree, employment possibilities are endless.
The study creates a new, combined process to remove carbon dioxide (CO2) from the atmosphere, produce food and electricity, and reduce deforestation.
Over the past five years, Associate Professor Ryan Perroy and UH Hilo students compiled topographic data to determine erosion rates and spatial patterns across the upper summit region.
Data science training for the real world: Cross-disciplinary course is an opportunity for computer science, marine science, and art majors to collaborate on a digital project meant to educate the public on ecological issues.
A record turnout of 42 employers and hundreds of students made the day a great success.