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.
For Associate Professor of Nursing Ayers-Kawakami, a UH Hilo alumna who grew up in Hilo, giving back to her home community is a massive part of her motivation to teach future nurses.
The beauty of the biannual dance performance taking place in a virtual format this year is that it actually expanded possibilities of human connection.
Seeing that some of her students were struggling with isolation and worry, Amy Horst began creating helpful and hopeful YouTube videos for them.
Professor of Education Diane Barrett, who teaches university students how to be K-12 teachers, is committed to overcoming hurdles faced during online classes.