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Four people standing fro photo: Tracy Wiegner, Bryan Tonga, Karla McDermid and Steven Cobert. Standing in front of trees.

UH Hilo graduate student Bryan Tonga initiates first comprehensive study ever done on nearshore water quality in Micronesia

Findings from Tonga’s research will contribute vital information to climate adaptation efforts in Pohnpei and other tropical Pacific island nations, allowing them to better manage their coastal waters, improve water quality, and reduce damage to coral reefs in the face of climate change in the region.

Emily Peavy against a backdrop of stars.

‘Imiloa’s planetarium technician Emily Peavy just earned her M.Ed. from UH Hilo, her thesis published in planetarium journal

For her master’s thesis, nine-year ‘Imiloa veteran Emily Peavy conducted research on the efficacy of two different styles of teaching the public in a planetarium setting: interactive with a presenter, and passive with a movie. Participants in the study rated the educational and entertainment value of these two forms of programming.