Food waste and recycling, baseline accounting to measure progress, energy reduction measures, and ways of better engaging the campus community to participate in sustainability efforts were discussed at statewide summit.
The computer science students developed a program that guides users in choosing the plant species that are most beneficial for restoration projects.
Genz’s research focuses on the cultural revival of voyaging and navigation in the Marshall Islands.
The Hilo Orchid Society honored its 2016 Yasuji Takasaki Memorial Scholarship recipients Rochelle Nowaki and Miguel Bravo, seniors at UH Hilo.
Professor of Philosophy Chris Lauer’s book, Intimacy: A Dialectical Study, explores the “impossibility of intimacy.”
Aaron “Kilohana” Hirano is a ’94 grad of Kamehameha Schools and received his bachelor of arts in Hawaiian studies from UH Hilo.
Joshua Tarbox became a Peace Corps Education volunteer after graduating from UH Hilo in 2014; he’s now helping a Samoan village with sustainable fish farming.
Members of the UH Hilo chapter are active in community wellness programs and health fairs, and have successfully lobbied the state for pharmacy students to receive intern licenses.