Patrick Gorong, a marine science major, gets on the job training as an oyster hatchery technician at the UH Hilo Pacific Aquaculture and Coastal Resources Center.
This type of telescope, the CGEM-925-HD, is used in the UH Hilo astronomy program for training students on modern observing techniques.
One of this summer’s interns, environmental science major Darcy Yogi, worked on the Mauna Kea Invasive Species Management Plan, where the greatest concern is the little fire ant.
History major Ishael Shaw-De Mello, a 2012 graduate of Waiākea High School, is studying abroad in Korea this semester, stretching her wings, making new international friends, learning a taste for Korean food, and exploring Seoul.
The small on-campus communities are designed to support the academic success of students, help them make friends, and ultimately to help them graduate and become successful members of the global community.