“It is time to get past thinking and on to acting. We are in it together, and I am confident we can confront the challenge of the future together and create a more sustainable, thriving community on Hawai‘i Island.” -Chancellor Bonnie D. Irwin
This editorial by Christian Fern, Karla Hayashi, and David Duffy ran in The Star Advertiser on February 8, 2020.
“I just want students to be successful,” says Dean of Students Chris Holland. “I want students to know that we’re here. We’re here to serve them. We’re here to support them. We’re here to help connect them.”
My firm belief is that education is the antidote to ignorance and hate among so many other things.
Chancellor Irwin, Vice Chancellor Roney, and Dean Mike were invited up Maunakea to brainstorm about how UH Hilo might engage more university departments in learning experiences involving the mauna.
The group headed out to see the eruption in late afternoon Dec. 23 and watched until sunset so they could see the glow. “It was an amazing experience!” says Chancellor Bonnie Irwin.
Starting Oct. 12, offices on the UH Hilo campus will be open for in-person service only from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.