The lead investigators of the project, horticultural researchers Sharad Marahatta and Norman Arancon, say the findings could benefit local farmers and the entire agricultural community of Hawai‘i.
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 black hole—discovered by a collaborative effort of eight telescopes at six locations around the globe—was named Pōwehi, which means embellished dark source of unending creation.The name was chosen by UH Hilo Hawaiian language professor and cultural practitioner Larry Kimura.
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.
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.
As part of a panel convened at the National Assembly of South Korea, UH Hilo Associate Professor of Political Science Su-Mi Lee discussed how China, Japan, Korea and the United States perceive China’s Belt and Road Initiative and a proposed trade bloc.
Noted accomplishments for the year: the university launched a new certificate in data science, established a new aeronautical sciences degree program, and the doctor of nursing practice program was granted permanent status.
In the June 26 episode of PBS’s Changing Seas, entitled, “Mystery of the Humpback Whale Song,” viewers journey to waters off Maui as UH Hilo Professor Adam Pack collaborates with Marc Lammers, UH Mānoa graduate and affiliate research faculty at the Hawai‘i Institute of Marine Biology and marine biology graduate program.
For the first time in more than 50 years, the sound of the ‘ua‘u or Hawaiian petrel (Pterodroma sandwichensis) was heard on Maunakea thanks to research funded by the Office of Maunakea Management and done by UH Hilo bioaccoustics researchers.
The University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo honored three faculty with excellence in teaching awards during this year’s Spring Commencement held May 11.