Items in the store are donated by UH Hilo faculty, staff, students, and the surrounding community to ease students’ worries about essentials and help them focus on succeeding in school.
Zonta International, and its member Zonta Club of Hilo, gave $6K in STEM scholarships to Sofia Ferreira who is researching the ecology of coral reefs.
UH Hilo student presenters Shania Tamagyongfal and Taecia Kukui Akana received awards for their poster presentations in the Traditional Knowledge category.
At the Kauai Writers Conference, students explored the process of writing works of fiction, poetry, and graphic novels, and learned what inspires others to create.
Bruce Torres Fischer’s research will focus on phonological variations in the speech of mānaleo, native speakers of the Hawaiian language, through analyzing archival audio recordings.