Sophie Milam and Neil Scheibelhut have been selected to join the crew of the next Hawai‘i Space Exploration Analog and Simulation (HI-SEAS) mission. Starting October 15, the team of six crew members will be isolated in their dome habitat on Mauna Loa for eight months.
A group of UH Hilo alumni take a field trip to Hakalau Natural Wildlife Refuge and the kīpuka systems along Saddle Road to learn about native bird and rain forest conservation.
Mark Kimura, a researcher at UH Hilo who specializes in economic geography, is generating dozens of easy-to-read infographics showing the effects of the lava flow in Puna.
At present, both campuses are planning for classes to continue as scheduled. Members of the university and college communities who live in the affected area in Puna are encouraged to stay advised of updates to the web page.
The university’s freshman cohort and this semester’s entire student population reflect the ranking well.
Two Hawaiian language students created a video on beekeeping done entirely in ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi (Hawaiian language).
MICHAEL SHINTAKU, PLANT PATHOLOGY: At the College of Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Resource Management at UH Hilo, we are concerned with food production and sustainability, and we value and promote all effective agricultural systems.
Patrick Gorong, a marine science major, gets on the job training as an oyster hatchery technician at the UH Hilo Pacific Aquaculture and Coastal Resources Center.