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.
The funding will support staff at UH Hilo in their work with colleagues on campus and across other UH campuses to create new pathways for Native Hawaiian students to achieve success from freshman year to graduation.
UH Hilo Professor of Physics Philippe Binder says that when physics students learn and use introductory scientific terms and concepts in their native tongue, they are more likely to understand the subject.
Kainani Kahaunaele’s third album, Waipunalei, won seven awards in six categories at the 2021 Na Hoku Hanohano Awards.
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.