UH Hilo Professor of Biology Rebecca Ostertag is one of world’s leading authorities on restoration ecology. She is developing a unique hybrid restoration technique for native forests that uses native and non-native species in mixtures to keep out highly invasive species.
After being set back due to covid restrictions, a recorded version of the annual show, entitled “Dance Collective: Pandemic Edition,” premiered March 26-28, 2021. The show included works of eleven choreographers presenting ten pieces.
For her exceptional job performance and volunteerism, pharmacist Jill Gelviro received a “Living Our Values Award” from her employer for her commitment to the foundation’s mission and vision of wellness.
Researchers are investigating the feasibility of growing substantial amounts of “energycane” biomass as a source for jet fuel—a win for farmers, the state’s sustainability goals, and the economy.
While at UH Hilo, Danielle Claar thrived in the island environment where she honed her scientific research and diving skills.
Jake Rodrique once thought college wasn’t the place for him. But that all changed through the guidance of a few extraordinary people.
Once a Hawaiian language student at UH Hilo, Kainani Kahaunaele is now a lecturer at the university’s Ka Haka ʻUla O Keʻelikōlani College of Hawaiian Language. She’s also a highly successful musician and four-time Na Hoku Hanohano award winner.
“I just want students to be successful,” says Dean of Students Chris Holland. “I want students to know that we’re here. We’re here to serve them. We’re here to support them. We’re here to help connect them.”