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.
Lindy Hern, author of a book on single payer healthcare reform, discusses the nation’s current healthcare system, what different types of universal systems look like, and how a single payer system would make healthcare in the U.S. more efficient, inclusive, and affordable.
This year, survey teams find a more than seven-fold increase in wēkiu bugs on Maunakea compared to recent surveys. The increased abundance could be a function of increased precipitation on the mountain this past year.
In the study, Professor of Biology Patrick Hart and a team of researchers tested an acoustic hypothesis in two very noisy communities of birds in both Costa Rica and Hawai‘i. The data can help conservation efforts.