The extraordinary talent, diversity, and inspiration of these fine scholars are beautifully captured in this photo essay of fall commencement by Bob Douglas.
University of Hawai‘i at Hilo held its 2017 Fall Commencement on Dec. 16. Candidates petitioned for degrees and/or certificates from the College of Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Resource Management (17); College of Arts and Sciences (255); College of Business and Economics (33); College of Pharmacy (1); Ka Haka ‘Ula O Ke‘elikōlani College of Hawaiian Language (9); and also various post-graduate credentials (14). Keynote speaker was Master Navigator Kālepa Baybayan and student speaker was communication major Anne Rivera.
Photos by Bob Douglas, click to enlarge.
Pre-Ceremonies and Procession
Opening Ceremonies, Introductions, Awards and Speakers
Conferring of Baccalaureate Degrees
Conferring of Graduate Degrees
Conferring of Doctoral Degree
With Family and Friends
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.
Photos may be freely shared in any print or electronic media.
-UH Hilo Stories