Currently, the research team is studying the humpback whales now in waters off Maui. During summers, the team examines the same individual whales in feeding grounds off Southeast Alaska.
The beauty of the biannual dance performance taking place in a virtual format this year is that it actually expanded possibilities of human connection.
The students, enrolled in a public history course, were invited to participate in this preservation workshop with the goal of cleaning, i.e. washing and scrubbing, every known grave marker on the Kalaupapa peninsula over a two week period in March.
Spring 2020 semester starts! At an ongoing event called Vulcan ‘Ohana Week, a wide range of welcoming committees have set up fun activities and informational tables at the Campus Center Plaza.
At UH Hilo 2019 Fall Commencement, approximately 170 students received degrees and/or certificates from UH Hilo’s six colleges.
The $31-million, 45,000-square-foot, two-story building features a unique and contemporary design with classrooms for applied learning, high-fidelity simulations, and distance audio-visual communications. There are also multiple lab spaces, a simulated pharmacy facility, faculty and staff offices, a student community center, and multiple study areas.
The Hawaiian Nutcracker is set in the 1800s at Hale Ali‘i, the royal palace named by Kamehameha III, with lead characters of a young David Kalākaua and Lydia Kamaka‘eha, both future monarchs of Hawai‘i. Dozens of dancers from UH Hilo, Hawai‘i Community College, and the Hawai‘i Island community will perform this adaptation of the holiday classic.
Walk through the Library Lanai and enter Mookini Library this semester and find new seating areas with furniture made from local woods, tables shaped like rivers, fabrics adorned with images of ʻōhiʻa blossoms, and the aroma of fresh brewed coffee.