Seri Luangphinith has spent years conducting extensive research into the history of Korean immigrants to Hawai‘i Island. Her published research not only unveils past mysteries about the island’s Korean immigrants, but connects local Korean families to their ancestors.
UH Hilo’s Ke Kula ʻO Nāwahīokalaniʻōpuʻu Iki, a Laboratory Public Charter School located in Keaʻau on Hawaiʻi Island, is the most developed school taught through Indigenous language in the United States and Canada.
The director GB Hajim started working on the script with former film students, cast one as the lead, asked for guidance from a communication prof, and cast a drama prof as the other protagonist. The result? A creative psychological drama that explores the resiliency of women.
The art exhibit is sponsored by the UH Hilo art and philosophy departments in collaboration with the Volcano Art Center where the show is being held Sept. 11 through Oct. 1.
Filmed over the summer, the UH Hilo production of Banyan is debuting on Sept. 11 because the central character in the play is dealing with the trauma and fallout from the tragic event.
Professor William “Pila” Wilson proposes that Hawai‘i was first settled from the Northern Line Islands. His recently published paper provides evidence that East Polynesia was settled not from Sāmoa as is conventionally believed, but rather from the Central Northern Outliers.
The class was led by Travis Mandel, assistant professor of computer science, and was sponsored by the National Science Foundation.
A research team has discovered that patterns of ‘ōhi‘a mortality show significant differences in areas with and without hoofed mammals, suggesting that ungulate exclusion is an effective management tool to lessen impacts of rapid ‘ōhi‘a death.