Scientists often do not have the capacity to collect data from all the sites necessary for their research. That’s where citizen science comes in, where people from the community collect data from the field, greatly contributing to the understanding of complex issues.
The researchers credit collaboration between the university, the federal forest service, the county, and an independent lawyer with the success of Bill 178, which includes a tax incentive for property owners in Hawai‘i county.
The competitive grant program gives general operating support to arts and cultural organizations in the western U.S. that have been adversely affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
Even with arrival of the coronavirus disruption and the development of a “new normal,” the university had an immensely successful 2019-2020 academic year, filled with accomplishments, accolades, milestones, and celebrations.
In honor of its discovery from Maunakea, the quasar was given the Hawaiian name Pōniuāʻena by thirty Hawaiian immersion school teachers during a workshop led by UH Hilo’s ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center.
In addition to helping local businesses survive disruptions caused by the coronavirus, a main goal of the project was to strengthen relationships between the UH Hilo students and the community.
‘Imiloa will host a three-week, registration-only summer enrichment program for keiki called “Halau Lamaku” from July 13-31.
The face shields are being produced at the UH Hilo Department of Computer Science through a 3D printing project headed by Francis Cristobal, a faculty specialist.