MITCHELL ANDERSON, MATHEMATICS: The Hawai‘i Common Core math curriculum this year is of a higher quality, fits better into the time constraints imposed by teaching schedules, and is being adopted by even more teachers.
Over 90 UH Hilo and Hawai‘i Community College student volunteers welcomed 130 local high school students to the UH Hilo campus for some inspiration and motivation to graduate and seriously consider future goals.
Collaborative venture of UH Hilo and Hawai‘i Community College uses unmanned aerial vehicle to study lava.
A cooperative research unit of UH Hilo publishes long-term study of the palila, a critically endangered forest bird.
The flights are in direct support of disaster relief operations in the area of the flow.
Ken Hon, UH Hilo professor of geology, and his wife Cheryl Gansecki, a volcano videographer, have teamed up using their specialized skills to produce informational materials for the Puna community experiencing the current lava flow.
By Chancellor Straney: We know that students are more likely to come to UH Hilo, persist in their studies, and then graduate if they make strong connections to people on campus.
Lava Shoot production team covers the annual event and samples some of the goods.
LIAM CONWAY-NESSON, ENGLISH COMPOSITION: My use of Sam Low’s Hawaiki Rising incorporates seminar style class sessions, short lectures and experiential learning excursions into the course design.
Here is UH Hilo student “Cesi” Ha’o’s story of heartbreak and triumph as she navigates her way back to Faleapuna, her family’s village in Sāmoa, as an apprentice navigator of the Hōkūle‘a voyaging canoe.