The course is part of a workforce education program to provide inmates with vocational development and reentry skills training. Associate Professor Chris Lauer says philosophy courses develop essential, transferable skills vital to the workforce.
The “reflecting wall” exhibit at ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center invites visitors to write and post their thoughts and perspectives about Maunakea.
‘Imiloa’s big-picture mission is to connect the scientific work being done on Maunakea with the language and culture of Hawai‘i.
At two week-long summer camp programs held at ‘Imiloa—one in June and one in July called “Fantastic Bugs and Where to Find Them”—campers did “insectigations” of curious creatures and their habitats.
The children explored the water cycle, Poli‘ahu and snow on Maunakea, tracing weather patterns and hurricanes on “Science on a Sphere,” and learned about the challenges of packing water for a long-distance sail on Hōkūle‘a.
In a new video, geographer Ryan Perroy, an associate professor at UH Hilo, explains the technology he uses in his award-winning research into the spread of Rapid ‘Ōhi‘a Death.
The Pacific Internship Programs for Exploring Science, known as PIPES, a program dedicated to growing the next generation of natural resources leaders, was awarded the Outstanding Leadership Award at the 26th Annual Hawai‘i Conservation Conference held in Honolulu, July 10.
Foremost expert on Hawaiian language, Larry Kimura, and the executive director of an observatory atop Maunakea, Doug Simons, compare the first 11 lines of The Kumulipo creation chant to astronomy theories on the origins of the Universe.
The names were selected by Hawaiian immersion students during the groundbreaking A Hua He Inoa pilot nomenclature project started last year through ‘Imiloa, the UH Hilo astronomy center.
This second round of public hearings is the latest step in the development of the administrative rules.