Since 2012, “Malama Maunakea Volunteer Weed Pull” events have helped protect resources on Maunakea.
This year, survey teams find a more than seven-fold increase in wēkiu bugs on Maunakea compared to recent surveys. The increased abundance could be a function of increased precipitation on the mountain this past year.
In her new role, Nahua Guilloz will oversee planning, permitting and project review processes, cultural and natural resource stewardship programs, as well as operations at Halepōhaku.
The UH Hilo Center for Community Engagement is launching a student leadership program founded by the Bonner Foundation, which has a mission to transform students, communities, and campuses through service.
Kelley Lehuakeaopuna Uyeoka helped organize a large hui of cultural and scientific experts to develop new strategies in safeguarding Hawaiʻi’s cultural sites and practices. The newly published Kaliʻuokapaʻakai Collective Report is now released to the public.
The clinic will be held on Thursday, August 19 (first dose), 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m. at the UH Hilo Hale Kehau residence hall lounge.