July 6, 2020 Update. Countdown to Fall 2020: 50 days remaining until fall semester begins.
A student-led initiative has increased electric car charging stations on the UH Hilo campus from two to 10. Auxiliary Services staff designed and implemented an installation plan that substantially cut costs.
Even with arrival of the coronavirus disruption and the development of a “new normal,” the university had an immensely successful 2019-2020 academic year, filled with accomplishments, accolades, milestones, and celebrations.
Melia Takakusagi, from Eleʻele, Kauaʻi, earned a bachelor of science in cell and molecular biology from UH Hilo. She is now one of the first students welcomed to the UH Mānoa John A. Burns School of Medicine Class of 2024.
Senior Keely Kitamura and sophomore Kaelyn Uchida were recognized on June 29 for their academic excellence by the Women’s Golf Coaches Association.
In honor of its discovery from Maunakea, the quasar was given the Hawaiian name Pōniuāʻena by thirty Hawaiian immersion school teachers during a workshop led by UH Hilo’s ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center.