UH Hilo Happenings (February 23-29, 2020)

UH Hilo Happenings (February 23-29, 2020)

Aloha UH Hilo Students,

Here are this week’s events, activities and important academic reminders. Check out the full list for more details.

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Monday, February 24, 2020

Minute to Win It Tournament
5:00pm – 7:00pm
Location: Hale Kehau Dining
SAC will be hosting a Minute to Win It Tournament event in Hale Kehau Dining. Join us from 5pm-7pm for a night of competitive fun! Special Restrictions: MUST have a valid Spring 2020 Student ID & PAID entry into the Hale Kehau Dining. For more information, contact: sacep3@hawaii.edu (808) 932-7374

Relay for Life: Team Captain Meeting
5:30pm – 6:30pm
Location: Campus Center 306
Calling all UH Hilo Relay for Life Team Captains! It is time to start planning for this year’s annual Relay for Life event on campus! Colleges Against Cancer will be hosting Team Captain meetings every week to help team captains plan for the event. Anyone who is interested in Relay for Life is welcome to attend. For more information, please contact uhhccs@hawaii.edu. For disability accommodations, please contact Maile Boggeln at (TTY) at boggeln@hawaii.edu or 808.932.7796 (TTY) at least ten business days in advance.

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Mindfulness w/ Devi
11:00am – 11:30am
Location: Student Services Center, Counseling Center Room E-203
This weekly session will help students learn simple practices to relieve stress, increase focus, and experience peace in your everyday life. Free to all students, faculty and staff. Hosted by Devi Stone, certified mediation teacher for 6 years. Drop-ins welcome. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a pillow or mat (if available). For more information, contact: shwp@hawaii.edu (808) 932-7460

Career Fair Prep Workshops – Resume Writing
1:00pm – 2:00pm
Location: SSC W-201
In preparation for the Career Fair, the First Year Experience (FYE) office and the Career and Academic Advising Center will be hosting the following workshops so students are ready for employers. Our second session is – Resume Writing. For more information and disability accommodation, contact First Year Experience at (808) 932-7384 [V]; (808) 932-7002 [TTY]

Democratic Debate Watch Party
2:00pm – 6:00pm
UHHSA will be holding a fun and engaging watch party for the democratic debate. We will be serving ono grindz and playing the famous Political Catchphrase Bingo. Food and refreshments will be provided while supplies last. Special Restrictions: Must have a validated Spring 2020 UH Hilo Student ID in order to participate. For more information, contact: uhhsa7@hawaii.edu (808) 313-9013

Mindfulness Meditation
4:00pm – 5:00pm
Location: Campus Center, Room 306
Practicing Mindfulness offers ways to calm our mind and reduce stress, enabling us to enjoy life more fully. Hosted by Michael Donenfeld who has practiced meditation with and received training from Vietnamese poet and Monk, Thich Nhat Hanh. For more information, contact: forlife@hawaii.edu (808) 932-7458

SAC DIY Mardi Gras Masks
5:00pm – 7:00pm
Location: CC301
In Celebration of Mardi Gras, join SAC on Tuesday, February 25th from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM in CC 301 for food, refreshments and mask decorating. Decorate a mask to bring to SAC’s highly anticipated Mardi Gras Masquerade in March! Supplies, food, and refreshments while supplies last. Special Restrictions: Must have a validated Spring 2020 student ID to participate. For more information, contact: uhhsac@hawaii.edu (808) 932-7796

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Community of Hei Workshop
11:00am – 12:00pm
Location: Campus Center 301
As part of our efforts to promote and support indigenous health and wellness on our campuses, we are launching the third year of the Community of Hei workshop series. Our theme this year is “Connecting to Self, Connecting to Others”. Hei are traditional string figures that are powerful in their ability to sharpen focus, create intentions, and to capture/celebrate outcomes. The word “Hei” means to capture in the Hawaiian language. A culture nearly lost, be a part of the revival as we learn hei for personal, professional, and community well-being. For disability accommodation, contact Yolisa Duley at 808-932-7693 (V) or UH Disability Services at 932-7623 (V) or 808-932-7002 (TTY) or uds@hawaii.edu. For more information, contact: hduley@hawaii.edu (808) 932-7963

Haumana Hou Lounge – Hosted by FYE
5:00pm – 7:00pm
Location: SSC W-201
Stop by the Student Services Center room W-201 every Wednesday for a relaxing place to study! We’ll be open from 5:00pm – 7:00pm. Special Restrictions: UH Hilo with validated student ID. For more information, contact: uhhfye@hawaii.edu (808) 932-7384

Because Of Them, We Are Free To
5:00pm – 7:00pm
Location: Campus Center 301
Join us for a night to celebrate Black history and culture through various games and activities, including Black Jeopardy and Family Feud, music, and authentic Southern style Soul Food while supplies last. This night will provide all students with a new, unique perspective and understanding to what Black culture is all about. Special Restrictions: Must have a validated Spring 2020 student ID to participate. For more information, contact: uhhsadd@hawaii.edu (808) 932-7367

Black History Month Documentary Series: Episode 5: Rise! (1940-1968)
6:00pm – 8:00pm
Location: UCB 100
Black History Month Documentary Series: The African-Americans- Many Rivers to Cross. PBS Documentary Series with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Open to the public. 6 episode series over 6 Wednesdays starting January 29th and running through March 4th. Doors open at 6pm, screening starts at 6:15pm. Popcorn/Snacks provided, while supplies last. Hosted by the Black History Month Committee, the Office of Equal Opportunity, The History Department and the History Club. For disability accommodations, please contact eeoaa@hawaii.edu or (808) 932-7642 at least seven (7) business days in advance. This is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution, the University of Hawai’i at Hilo is a campus of the University of Hawai’i System. For more information, contact: eeoaa@hawaii.edu Jennifer Stotter

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Office Hours and Writing Workshop by Manoa Law School
2:00pm – 4:00pm
Location: Library Classroom
Troy Andrade from the William S. Richardson School of law will be conducting Office Hours and Writing Workshop for students with questions about law school or who are interested in applying to law school. This event is sponsored by the Pre-law Club (uhhplawc@hawaii.edu). For more information, contact: uhhplawc@hawaii.edu (808) 347-8211

Bingo and Boba
5:00pm – 7:00pm
Location: Kehau Round about
Come on down and enjoy a fun game of Bingo! Test your luck, win some prizes, and enjoy some Boba from Ding Tea, while supplies last! Must present a valid Spring 2020 UH Hilo ID. For more information, contact: uhhsac@gmail.com 8089327374

Friday, February 28, 2020

Pride Hilo Club Meeting
11:00am – 12:00pm
Location: Student Services Center E-215
Snacks provided, while supplies last
Remaining Meetings: Wednesday 03/11, Friday 03/27, Wednesday 04/08, Friday 04/24, Wednesday 05/06
For more information, contact: pride@hawaii.edu (808) 932-7380

SAC Floral Frenzy
3:30pm – 5:30pm
Location: CC Plaza
Celebrate floral day with SAC on Friday, February 28th from 3:30 PM to 5:30 by participating in pot painting, succulent potting and DIY fabric flowers. Supplies, food, and refreshments while supplies last. Special Restrictions: Must have a validated Spring 2020 student ID to participate. For more information, contact: uhhsac@hawaii.edu (808) 932-7796

Target Shuttles – Hosted by FYE
4:30pm – 7:00pm
Location: SSC W-201
FYE provides this round trip shuttle to Hilo’s Target. Join us Friday – except during spring break and good Friday. The shuttle meeting location is in the Student Services Center (SSC) W-201 at 4:30 PM. This service is free to all UH Hilo students with a valid ID! For more information, contact: uhhfye@hawaii.edu (808) 932-7384

Dr. Niemah presents: The African Origins of Goddesses
6:00pm – 8:00pm
Location: Campus Center 301
A lecture/ presentation about the African origins of goddesses from around the world and acknowledging women erased in Black History. Co-sponsored by Black History Month Committee, Office of Equal Opportunity, History Department, Sociology Department and Art Department. For Disability Accommodations, Please call 808-932-7642 or email eeoaa@hawaii.edu. For more information, contact: hduley@hawaii.edu (808) 932-7963


-Mandatory Advising (Freshman ʻEleu)
-International Nights Tickets on Sale Now!
-Apply for the 2020-2021 UHHSA Student Election
-Summer Study Abroad Programs
-Study Abroad Application Deadline: March 1
-2020-21 UH Common Scholarship App Available October 1st
-2020 Juried Art Exhibition Submissions Now Open
-UH Hilo Relay for Life Committee Positions Open
-2019-2020 RISO Registration Open
-HAPA (Hawaii Association of Public Accountants) Scholarships
-2020-21 FAFSA Available October 1st
-Walk-In Wednesdays