Kiaria Zoi Nakamura enjoys both creative and academic writing. She also is an accomplished dancer: “I wouldn’t be the writer that I am without dance…”
The three students—Emily Burkhart, Alexander Coley, and Kiaria Zoi Nakamura, all graduating this spring—presented their research on Cli-Fi and Shakespeare.
Among the 2019 cohort of 29 recipients, UH Hilo students Kiaria Zoi Nakamura, Zyrill Dane Dela Cruz, and Mika Odaira receive Regent and Presidential Scholarships awarded by the UH System.
Kainani Kahaunaele’s third album, Waipunalei, won seven awards in six categories at the 2021 Na Hoku Hanohano Awards.
Kawailehua Paikai pushed through innumerable setbacks, started a family, shifted her career choice, and has now earned a UH Hilo doctoral degree in nursing. She plans to focus on health care access for Native Hawaiians.
Approximately 571 students have petitioned for degrees and/or certificates. The University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo invites the public to its virtual 2021
UH Hilo Chancellor Irwin, Hawai‘i Community College Chancellor Solemssas, and Pālamanui Kumu Lyons discussed sustainability practices on their campuses at a symposium held virtually on Earth Day.