The overall goal of the Hau‘oli Mau Loa Foundation fellowships is to develop the next generation of natural resource management leaders in Hawai‘i.
Among other objectives, the researchers are trying to understand and predict how human and natural stressors influence what species are present in a reef ecosystem.
The keynote speaker is Keao Nesmith, a Hawaiian language teacher at Hawai‘i Preparatory Academy in Waimea. Panelists include artists, writers, educators, and librarians based on Hawai‘i Island.
The research outcomes will help build a new data-driven knowledge economy through computer and data science that can be applied throughout Hawai‘i to areas in critical need due to climate change.
The new mural pays homage to the UH Hilo Vulcans and the diversity of the campus found in its students, faculty, and staff.
The multi-faceted project is strengthening intercampus partnerships, developing mentorships, supporting students in their research, and providing a platform for practitioners from across Oceania to share their stories.
Based on native Hawaiian cultural values, the annual Ka Lama Ku awards recognize the exceptional contributions the honorees make as student leaders on campus.
Led by UH Hilo graduate student Lisa Mason, an innovative STEM program engages local high school students in scientific inquiry to light the first sparks toward careers in science here in Hawai‘i.