UH Hilo geography researchers have been working with Hawai‘i County Civil Defense and Hawai‘i Island United Way to design a survey that will capture the needs of the lower Puna community affected by the lava flow.
Misaki Takabayashi, an associate professor with the UH Hilo marine science department, says among the species found dead were sea cucumbers, crabs, and various invertebrates.
The doctor of nursing practice program provides nurses a terminal doctoral degree education focusing on primary care, cultural diversity, health disparities, health promotion and disease prevention in rural communities.
MITCHELL ANDERSON, MATHEMATICS: The Hawai‘i Common Core math curriculum this year is of a higher quality, fits better into the time constraints imposed by teaching schedules, and is being adopted by even more teachers.
Collaborative venture of UH Hilo and Hawai‘i Community College uses unmanned aerial vehicle to study lava.
The flights are in direct support of disaster relief operations in the area of the flow.
Ken Hon, UH Hilo professor of geology, and his wife Cheryl Gansecki, a volcano videographer, have teamed up using their specialized skills to produce informational materials for the Puna community experiencing the current lava flow.
LIAM CONWAY-NESSON, ENGLISH COMPOSITION: My use of Sam Low’s Hawaiki Rising incorporates seminar style class sessions, short lectures and experiential learning excursions into the course design.