This type of telescope, the CGEM-925-HD, is used in the UH Hilo astronomy program for training students on modern observing techniques.
One of this summer’s interns, environmental science major Darcy Yogi, worked on the Mauna Kea Invasive Species Management Plan, where the greatest concern is the little fire ant.
With this cohort, UH Hilo is expanding its expertise in priority disciplines such as mapping and geographic information systems, biomass to energy, island cultures, tropical alpine biology, cell mechanics, public health, oceanography and more.
History major Ishael Shaw-De Mello, a 2012 graduate of Waiākea High School, is studying abroad in Korea this semester, stretching her wings, making new international friends, learning a taste for Korean food, and exploring Seoul.
Duk Hee Lee Murabayashi will speak on Syngman Rhee, the first president of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea and first president of South Korea, and his connections to Hilo.