UH Hilo’s Fall Commencement program featured a Kīpaepae Puka Kulanui presentation about learning and growth as part of a theme on indigenous education.
A total of 242 students were candidates for 318 degrees and/or certificates. The program did not feature a traditional keynote but rather highlighted the student speaker and celebrated higher education through an indigenous lens.
Examining the ambitious life and tragic death of Japanese immigrant and Honoka‘a hero Katsu Goto, UH Hilo’s Patsy Iwasaki takes on the role of executive producer of a documentary film set in the late 19th century.
The UH Hilo community celebrates the richness of Filipino heritage and culture.
In the six-week course, students create traditional pieces of art and then transport the art and themselves into a virtual world.
A milestone during Commencement: at one point during the ceremonies, the 500th doctoral degree from UH Hilo was awarded, the majority of which have been from the College of Pharmacy.
The summit—attended by a large cross section of stakeholders in education—was held to understand how to improve student engagement.
The acronym CyberCANOE stands for “Cyber Enabled Collaboration Analysis Navigation and Observation Environment,” a display technology that enables users from varied disciplines at different campuses in the UH System to work together on projects.