Photos: UH Hilo 2019 Fall Commencement

At UH Hilo 2019 Fall Commencement, approximately 170 students received degrees and/or certificates from UH Hilo’s six colleges. 

Photos by Raiatea Arcuri.

Three graduates, two with head dresses

2019 Fall Commencement at the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo was held on Dec. 21. Approximately 170 students petitioned for degrees and/or certificates from the College of Arts and Sciences; College of Natural and Health Sciences; College of Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Resource Management; College of Business and Economics, the Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy; Ka Haka ‘Ula O Ke ‘elikōlani College of Hawaiian Language; and other post-graduate credentials.

UH Hilo Chancellor Bonnie D. Irwin delivered the keynote address. Student speaker was poly-sci major and Vulcan athlete Gabriela Aguilar Lawlor.

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Pre-Ceremonies, Processional, Seating

Group of graduates stand for photo, pre commencement

Keynote and Student Speaker

Mortarboard CommunicationA close up of a mortarboard with flowers and the words: All that I am & hope to be I owe to those who believe in me, UHH 2019.

Conferring of Degrees (Selected)

Woman graduate descends from the dais holding diploma overhead

Graduates, Family & Friends

A large family stands with their graduate.

Photos by Raiatea Arcuri, a professional photographer majoring in business administration with a concentration in finance at UH Hilo. 


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