A goal of the new academy is to enhance career opportunities in the bioeconomy while providing guiding principles for a more sustainable future.
At the foundation of Stan Nakanishi’s teaching and research is an ethos of always connecting culture and community in his work. “There are lots of interconnections among people, ideas, and goals. Just acknowledging and appreciating those connections has some benefit.”
International student and Hawaiian studies and linguistics major Rikako Sakai shares her academic journey at the University of Hawai‘i at
In the investigation, the research team discovered that troublesome nutrients found in coastal waters and coral reefs off West Hawai‘i are from human sources, like fertilizer run off. The study was published last month.
UH Hilo sophomore Taylor “U‘i” Barongan is recording her studies at the University of Stirling, Scotland, through painting with watercolors. An artist, the budding scientist is studying ecology, cellular biology, and film analysis.
This year’s keynote speaker was retired Rear Admiral Pamela Schweitzer, PharmD., who served as the U.S. Assistant Surgeon General and 10th Chief Pharmacist Officer of the U.S. Public Health Service.
UH Hilo Professor of Physics Philippe Binder says that when physics students learn and use introductory scientific terms and concepts in their native tongue, they are more likely to understand the subject.
Free to the public, it is the world’s only off-shore, scientifically surveyed and maintained, virtual observatory system.