Focusing on sustainability goals set by the United Nations, the online summer session will address concerns all nations are confronting such as climate change, cyclical poverty, and food insecurity, with special attention to challenges found in Hawaiʻi.
Alice Martin, awarded a five-year NSF research fellowship with three years of $34,000 annual stipend, has been accepted to the University of Minnesota to pursue her doctorate in geology.
Alexa Runyan, awarded the five-year fellowship that includes three years of financial support with an annual stipend of $34,000 and a cost of education allowance of $12,000 to the institution, has been accepted to the ocean engineering graduate program at University of Rhode Island.
Colin Hourihan joined the UN in 2008 and now heads the World Food Programme’s Humanitarian Military Interaction Unit for the Emergency Operations Division in Rome.
On Hawai‘i Island, 48 UH Hilo student pharmacists have been helping at vaccination sites in Hilo. Students also have been assisting on O‘ahu at vaccination events held at Leeward Community College and UH Mānoa.
UH Hilo students Frank Guillermo, Madeline Bush, and Lokelani Chong’s message: Vaping devices and e-cigarettes are creating and increasing harmful effects in users.
In Episode 5, educator and kumu hula Ryan McCormack talks about the great ʻŌlaʻa forest of Puna.
“The pronunciation of names is important because it’s essential in conveying the manaʻo or meaning behind these places we often navigate during our day-to-day life.” -Bruce Torres Fischer