Waiākea High School teacher Whitney Aragaki, the 2022 Hawai’i Teacher of the Year, teaches high school science using cultural and place-based activities to engage students.
The show “Holly Jolly Holidays,” running Dec. 17-24, will celebrate the beauty of communities by sharing the joy and togetherness of many different traditions.
Professor Emeritus of Biology Bill Mautz has authored an article about finding colonies of the Hawai‘i skink on the sea cliffs of Hāmākua.
UH Hilo international students and their host families donated various needed items—for example, toothbrushes, soap, crayons, coloring books, and toys—to fill 48 stockings for local homeless keiki.
Professor of Geology Steve Lundblad says lava cliff faces are prone to natural ocean erosion, and collapses can happen over time as the islands shrink.
Local surfer and fisherman Crispin Nakoa is now a graduate student at UH Hilo, working with marine scientists to identify areas impacted by sewage pollution along Hawai‘i Island’s coastline.
The research of UH Hilo geography professor Ryan Perroy was showcased this week at the United Nations’ global Climate Change Conference, COP26. Professor Perroy and research team are generating a comprehensive inventory for Hawaiʻi Island’s 428 kilometers of coastline.
Kawili Kine Culture, an inter-departmental program that gets students out into the community and environment to physically work and play, highlights the indigenous culture and diverse ethnic heritage of Hawai’i Island.