At UH Hilo’s pharmacy college, Nicole Young develops interprofessional education for pharmacy, nursing, and medical students, with the goal of improving essential teamwork skills and the culture of the healthcare workforce.
Lara Sonoda (BBA, 2017) is the assistant vice president and commercial banking officer at First Hawaiian Bank’s Waiakea branch in Hilo.
Ulumauahi “Ulu” Keali‘ikanaka‘oleohaililani is the first steward and educator for Kūkūau Forest on Hawai‘i Island.
For the next two years, Shayla Waiki will be project coordinator at a nonprofit working on Hawai‘i cesspool and wastewater issues.
The research team collected soil samples at urban, agriculture, and native-forest land uses in the Hilo Bay watershed.
UH Hilo’s Center for Maunakea Stewardship is growing out the seedlings for reintroduction sites across Maunakea, sites where previous plantings have been successful and that offer protection from hooved animals.
Panel: Without analyzing the intersectionality of species’ relationships to all environmental factors, including invasive species, restorative practices can be skewed.
The conference panels, with local women scientists, focused discussion on the scientific work as women, especially where there is involvement with the local community.