Shannon Asejo received a standing ovation at the BOR meeting when he was presented the award. He credits his mom for his work ethic.
Amaya Hirata being chosen as Hawaiʻi’s representative is a huge milestone as a student from UH Hilo, Leoshina Kariha, was selected last year as well.
UH Hilo’s 2024 Valentine Vignettes performances feature Mia McGrath, Jordan Ancheta, Dane Dupre, Alya-Joy Kanehailua, Zachary Bulcao-Moore, Justin Neal, and Leelu.
“My dream for UH Hilo is that every student will be able to do something meaningful outside of class, whether it is research, studying abroad, an internship, or community service.” -Chancellor Irwin
At UH Hilo, Sing assembled a council of faculty and staff to devise campus policies and strategies to boost Kānaka ʻŌiwi student recruitment, persistence, and degree completion outcomes.
The events recognize the significant role African Americans have played in the development and shaping of society, including politics, culture, science, and the arts.
The documentary is directed by filmmaker Alana DeJoseph, a former Peace Corp volunteer who will be at Monday’s screening. A Q&A will follow showing of the film.
UH Hilo is serving communities and the ʻāina all over our island in numerous ways, but the strength of the university is found in our people and the people in our community.