This message was shared with University of Hawaiʻi faculty, staff and students on July 23, 2021.
In observance of World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, UH Hilo Women’s Center is scheduling a sign-making event July 28 in prep for sign-waving event July 30.
COVID-19 restrictions allow ʻImiloa to open on the weekends, for now. Guests will have 2-hour time blocks to visit the site where eager keiki and their ʻohana can explore the planetarium, exhibits, and enhanced displays.
John Kahiapo is known in his professional and volunteer work as role model for countless students and community members. Colleagues at the Department of Land and Natural Resources say education, outreach, and enforcement are wrapped into one for the dedicated conservationist.
Enforcement of the COVID-19 vaccination requirement to attend in-person classes will take place only after a vaccine is fully approved by the FDA. However, the vaccine requirement will be enforced this fall for students who live in on-campus housing at UH Mānoa and UH Hilo because of the close communal contact.
The purpose of the project is to digitize paper files and link them to an interactive map interface so that county planners can now click on a few lines on a map on screen and access relevant files instead of having to physically pull and pore over physical paper documents.
The sighting is the culmination of years of work for conservationist Bret Nainoa Mossman, a UH Hilo alumnus who along with UH Hilo researcher Patrick Hart, a professor of biology, endured countless nights in frigid conditions on Maunakea searching for the seabirds.