Tag: Creating a Hawaiian Place of Learning

Sienna stands on lawn with hundreds of pinwheels on tall stakes in the background. She's flashing the peace sign.

Happy International Women’s Day! Here are ten stories of the past year celebrating UH Hilo women’s achievements

International Women’s Day 2020 is celebrating a number of missions this year to help forge a gender equal world. A main mission is to celebrate women’s achievements and increase their visibility. Here are ten stories of the past year from UH Hilo Stories doing just that for extraordinary women from the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo.  

Ka‘iu sits in the middle of mosaic which depicts voyaging canoes in swirling waves, with stars above.

Hawai‘i Business Magazine names Ka‘iu Kimura as honoree in the publication’s 11th Annual “20 for the Next 20”

Hawai‘i Business Magazine honors 20 people each year who they believe will have an important and positive impact on Hawai‘i over the next two decades. Ka‘iu Kimura is being honored for her work as director of ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center at UH Hilo, where she is bringing Maunakea to the forefront through educational opportunities that couple the mountain’s culture and history with astronomy.

Award with words: AKA American Kinisiology Association, Inclusive Excellence Award, Presented to the Kinisiology & Excercise Sciences Program University of Hawaii at Hilo 2019-2020.

UH Hilo kinesiology and exercise sciences program receives national award for inclusive excellence and diversity

The American Kinesiology Association’s Inclusive Excellence Award recognizes academic programs that exemplify the core principles of inclusive excellence and diversity. The 2019-2020 award honors the commitment of the UH Hilo program to inclusiveness through its recruitment, retention, hiring, curriculum development, and administrative structure.