Greg Chun will represent the university externally on all matters relating to Maunakea, including the many discussions of alternative models of management.
The garden is named in memory of Patricia Anna Weber Lee, whose family donated $200,000 to the center.
“Maunakea is the astonishing mountain that stands in the calm” is an ‘olele no‘eau or wise saying that expresses the sentiment that Maunakea is a source of awe and inspiration.
The universities will share academic and research opportunities in maritime safety, security, and navigational technologies, and marine, maritime and environmental management.
The name, which was chosen in consultation with Kaʻiu Kimura and Larry Kimura, reflects the way this object is like a scout or messenger sent from the distant past to reach out to the solar system. Two Hawaiian language experts
The Hilo mural is part of a 10-mural statewide project to invigorate Native Hawaiian language and culture while celebrating the 23 Hawaiian language immersion and charter schools.
The resolution also directs the university to move forward to build a global model of harmonious and inspirational stewardship that integrates traditional indigenous knowledge and modern science.
Countless UH students, faculty, staff and alumni served during the three-year voyage in myriad ways, as volunteers, navigators, captains and scientific researchers.
The awards are presented to individual students and student organizations that have excelled and contributed to the UH Hilo campus and the Hawai‘i Island community.