Weekly Newsletter for Faculty and Staff, Sept. 20, 2022

Featured in this week’s issue of Ha‘ilono o UH Hilo (News of UH Hilo): David Lassner, Ulu Keali‘ikanaka‘oleohaililani, Shayla Waiki, and pharmacy students.


UH President David Lassner’s Sept. 15, 2022 report to the Boards of Regents.

A UH Town Hall meeting to discuss the UH Strategic Plan 2023–2029, will be held Monday, Sept. 26, 1:30 to 3:00 p.m., via Zoom. Meeting ID: 920 0108 5933, Passcode: 035311. The Strategic Plan will guide the UH 10-campus system for the next six years and replace UH Strategic Directions 2015-2021. This is the first of four town hall meetings to give the community opportunities to learn more about the strategic plan and share their ideas, insights and concerns.

Nominations are being accepted for the following 2023 Excellence in Teaching awards. Nominations must be submitted electronically. Deadline is Jan. 31, 2023.


Hawai‘i Land Trust names Ulumauahi “Ulu” Keali‘ikanaka‘oleohaililani as steward of Kūkūau Forest.

Shayla Waiki receives prestigious fellowship to address marine water pollution.


Long Range Budget Planning Committee meeting notes from Sept. 9, 2022.


The Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy shares “Heart Disease,” its latest webinar in the Virtual Health Fair Webinar Series put together by UH Hilo pharmacy students. The webinar series is available online.

“The First Mangaka: the World and Art of Katsushika Hokusai,” with Juan Antonio Sánchez, PhD, Wednesday, Sept. 21, noon to 1:00 p.m., University Classroom Building, room 127. This is a Brown Bag Lecture presented by UH Hilo Department of English.

University Forum, Monday, Sept. 26, noon to 1:00 p.m., University Classroom Building, room 100. Held in-person only.

For more info on events, see UH Hilo Calendar of Events.


Sodexo’s Family Dinner menus for Wednesday, Sept. 21 and Friday, Sept. 23. Order by email at uhhdine@hawaii.edu or the GET mobile app.

In fall and spring semesters, this newsletter is a weekly e-blast of news and information for faculty and staff, produced by University Relations, University of Hawai‘i at Hilo.