On Hawai‘i Island, 48 UH Hilo student pharmacists have been helping at vaccination sites in Hilo. Students also have been assisting on O‘ahu at vaccination events held at Leeward Community College and UH Mānoa.
UH Hilo students Frank Guillermo, Madeline Bush, and Lokelani Chong’s message: Vaping devices and e-cigarettes are creating and increasing harmful effects in users.
Once a Hawaiian language student at UH Hilo, Kainani Kahaunaele is now a lecturer at the university’s Ka Haka ʻUla O Keʻelikōlani College of Hawaiian Language. She’s also a highly successful musician and four-time Na Hoku Hanohano award winner.
The research of Lauren Kapono includes not only scientific discovery of the salt water limpet but also the cultural, community, and personal impacts of climate change on coastal residents.
Once at UH Hilo, the budding anthropologist Heather Leilani Kekahuna started to learn more about her heritage, including some knowledge that had been lost to her family. “I’m now teaching things to my own family and strengthening family ties through knowledge.”
The Pharmacy Exploration Center has information about myriad pharmacy careers in hospitals, clinics, pharmaceutical companies, public health, government, higher education and more.
In a collaboration with Chaminade University of Honolulu, UH Hilo supports an online data analytics course with university students from Hawai‘i and 10 other alliance partners located throughout the U.S.-affiliated Pacific.
The online courses, scheduled for the spring 2021 semester, will provide an opportunity for island executives and managers to participate in international networking and relationship-building.