The annual STAR awards recognize leaders and role models at the UH Hilo Division of Student Affairs.
Reduced crop care and investment in coffee farms brought on by economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic are likely to cause a spike in coffee leaf rust, a disease with the potential to decimate the coffee industry. Coffee leaf rust was found in Hawai‘i for the first time last fall.
Graduates of the UH Hilo counseling psychology program are now working in a number of fields such as community mental health, teaching, correctional, rehab, counseling, residential care, and child welfare.
Hilo teenager Kulia Silva launched a makeup business during the pandemic. The budding entrepreneur will be attending UH Hilo in the fall and plans to get a degree in business.
For a second time, the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo has been selected as one of the Most Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs.
Nominees were selected based on their career accomplishments along with their overall collegiate grade point averages.
The UH System announced that the COVID-19 vaccination is now added to the student health clearance requirements beginning for the fall 2021 semester.