Assistant Professor Patricia Hensley plans to build on her research and continue contributing to UH Hilo’s School of Nursing.
The grant will help support Prof. Pack’s ongoing research of humpback whales, including monitoring population abundance, distribution and trends, behavior, and overall health.
Steve Lundblad, professor of geology at UH Hilo, leads a team of volunteer geology students and alumni on the exploratory field work, the continuation of a 55-year ongoing study.
UH Hilo physics and astronomy students assisted with data analysis, observations, and obtaining spectroscopic measurements using telescopes from Gemini and W.M. Keck observatories.
The purpose of the NASA funding is to equip students with the skills necessary to assess and analyze the impacts of sea level rise upon coastal ecosystems.
Free to the public, it is the world’s only off-shore, scientifically surveyed and maintained, virtual observatory system.
Kit Neikirk’s research focuses on recording and analyzing the changes to mitochondria in relation to knock down of genes. He is currently on exchange studying abroad in Scotland, his first stop this academic year while continuing his studies in Europe.
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.