Mark Kimura, a researcher in economic geography at UH Hilo, has generated data showing who, how many people, and what businesses could possibly be affected by the lava flow if or when it cuts off highway and then reaches the shore.
MISAKI TAKABAYASHI, MARINE SCIENCE: To us, who live on Hawaiʻi Island with all its awe-inspiring nature, it is easy to understand that the cause-and-effect relationships between our actions and natural processes are indeed reciprocal.
For 40 years, David Sing has provided leadership in developing successful educational programs for Native Hawaiians and other groups at UH Hilo and throughout the 10-campus UH System.
B. CHRISTOPHER FRUEH, PSYCHOLOGY: Current VA policies encourage misrepresentation and invalidism, rather than recovery and reentry into the workforce.
The small on-campus communities are designed to support the academic success of students, help them make friends, and ultimately to help them graduate and become successful members of the global community.
Sulma Gandhi was selected as a 2014-2015 Omidyar Fellow, where she will participate in a leadership development program that cultivates, trains, and educates local leadership for Hawai‘i.
Through remote sensing with satellite imagery and aerial imagery captured via unmanned aircraft, researchers will create albizia mapping of the altered landscape from Iselle.
UH Hilo entomologist Jesse Eiben is researching the wēkiu bug, an endemic species found only in the high alpine regions of Maunakea on Hawai‘i Island.