Category: Community Outreach

A man fits a face shield onto another's face.

UH Hilo produces prototype medical equipment with 3D printing to help community prepare for COVID-19

Members of the local community have come together—people from public and private industry, and UH Hilo—to create 3D printing prototypes of reusable masks and face shields, just in case personal protective equipment might be needed during the coronavirus health crisis.

Sienna stands on lawn with hundreds of pinwheels on tall stakes in the background. She's flashing the peace sign.

Happy International Women’s Day! Here are ten stories of the past year celebrating UH Hilo women’s achievements

International Women’s Day 2020 is celebrating a number of missions this year to help forge a gender equal world. A main mission is to celebrate women’s achievements and increase their visibility. Here are ten stories of the past year from UH Hilo Stories doing just that for extraordinary women from the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo.