A milestone this commencement: The university celebrates the first candidates from the new Master of Arts in Heritage Management program.
The program’s first graduates are among candidates who petitioned for degrees and/or certificates from the College of Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Resource Management (28); College of Arts and Sciences (591); College of Business and Economics (52); College of Pharmacy (153); and Ka Haka ‘Ula O Ke‘elikōlani College of Hawaiian Language (40); and for various post-graduate honors (25).
President Tommy Esang Remengesau, Jr, of the Republic of Palau delivered the keynote address. Karla Kapo‘aiola Ahn, a performing arts major, was student speaker.
Ceremonies were held on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at Edith Kanaka‘ole Stadium.
Photos by Bob Douglas, click to enlarge.
Opening, Faculty Awards, and Speakers
Conferring of Baccalaureate Degrees
Closing of Ceremonies
Graduates with Friends and Family
About the photographer: Bob Douglas is a local artist, photographer, and sometimes part-time student who volunteers his photography skills to the Office of the Chancellor and UH Hilo Stories.
-UH Hilo Stories