History major Ishael Shaw-De Mello, a 2012 graduate of Waiākea High School, is studying abroad in Korea this semester, stretching her wings, making new international friends, learning a taste for Korean food, and exploring Seoul.
Duk Hee Lee Murabayashi will speak on Syngman Rhee, the first president of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea and first president of South Korea, and his connections to Hilo.
For 40 years, David Sing has provided leadership in developing successful educational programs for Native Hawaiians and other groups at UH Hilo and throughout the 10-campus UH System.
B. CHRISTOPHER FRUEH, PSYCHOLOGY: Current VA policies encourage misrepresentation and invalidism, rather than recovery and reentry into the workforce.
The small on-campus communities are designed to support the academic success of students, help them make friends, and ultimately to help them graduate and become successful members of the global community.
Kalei Rapoza, Farrah Marie Gomes and Emmeline DePillis are members of this year’s cohort.
Sulma Gandhi was selected as a 2014-2015 Omidyar Fellow, where she will participate in a leadership development program that cultivates, trains, and educates local leadership for Hawai‘i.
Through remote sensing with satellite imagery and aerial imagery captured via unmanned aircraft, researchers will create albizia mapping of the altered landscape from Iselle.
UH Hilo entomologist Jesse Eiben is researching the wēkiu bug, an endemic species found only in the high alpine regions of Maunakea on Hawai‘i Island.
University of Hawaiʻi campuses took the top spots in the Chronicle of Higher Education’s 2014 list of the most diverse campuses in the United States. UH HIlo ranked #1 among 4-year public campuses in the nation.