In a collaborative program between UH Hilo and Kamehameha Schools, several dozen first graders visited the university’s Agricultural Farm Laboratory in Pana‘ewa six times over the summer to learn about agriculture.
The intensive postgraduate program based at James Cook University, Australia, is part of a multinational project aimed at producing professionals in sustainable biological, social, and economic resilience.
The name of the telescope instrument, Nāmakanui (The Big Eyes), to be installed at the James Clerk Maxwell Telescope on Maunakea, refers to the three individual receivers that make up the instrument, each of which Kimura named after three red-colored, big-eyed species of nocturnal fish: ‘Ū‘ū, ‘Āweoweo, and ‘Ala‘ihi.
Graduate student Koa Matsuoka was awarded Honorable Mention in the category of Graduate Student Oral Presentation; Matthew Dye received Honorable Mention in the category of Undergraduate Student Poster Presentation.
The Pacific Internship Programs for Exploring Science, known as PIPES, a program dedicated to growing the next generation of natural resources leaders, was awarded the Outstanding Leadership Award at the 26th Annual Hawai‘i Conservation Conference held in Honolulu, July 10.
Devyn Hanselmann wants to empower UH Hilo students to preserve the community’s resources and to find sustainable solutions to challenges faced by the campus.
The business plan for the food pantry was developed by business major Jordan Kamimura who drew up the proposal as part of a fall 2018 internship project.
Bryant Grady won Best Research Presentation, which has been won by UH Hilo Marine Option Program students for 26 of the past 31 years.
Budding anthropologist Alexis Cabrera won 3rd prize out of 90 student submissions for her poster presentation entitled, “This Skull Has A Story: Analysis of a Skull Lacking Provenience.”
Prof. Barkhoff was honored for his great contribution to curriculum development in the UH Hilo kinesiology and excercise sciences program and for inspiring dozens of undergraduates to collaborate in sports science research. His papers at conferences in Polynesia have introduced the integration of kinesiology in the context of island cultures and in particular indigenous and Native Hawaiian knowledge and belief systems.