A main criteria for the fellowship is having a strong commitment to a career in mental health services with ethnic minority transition age youth (ages 16 through 25) and their families, which matches up perfectly with Rachel Gibson’s career plans.
It is important that we are mindful of whose opinions and beliefs we trust, and what the basis of their opinions and beliefs are.
Twenty-five years ago, a UH Hilo biologist tagged 7,000 trees in a declining Hawai‘i Island rainforest. A recent survey of the site reveals conservationists’ efforts are paying off.
In response to recent stay-at-home orders, observatories are now limiting scientific operations on Maunakea and at base facilities, but ramping up virtual outreach to community.
Francis Ray Cristobal is recognized by the UH Hilo Chancellor’s Executive Council as a Quintessential University Citizen. Currently, he’s helping the university switch to online teaching during the coronavirus health crisis.
On the forefront of current local agriculture discussions is good hygiene and food safety practices, allowing employees who feel sick to stay home without fear of losing their job, and being aware of the risks of COVID-19 to older farmers.
Most classes at UH Hilo move online today through the end of the term in response to the coronavirus. Some classes have components which cannot be conducted online and will meet in person.
If social distancing and home quarantine are practiced during the COVID-19 health crisis, the number of people needing critical care will decrease significantly. And there are ways for improving behavioral and mental health as we all cope.