LIAM CONWAY-NESSON, ENGLISH COMPOSITION: My use of Sam Low’s Hawaiki Rising incorporates seminar style class sessions, short lectures and experiential learning excursions into the course design.
Here is UH Hilo student “Cesi” Ha’o’s story of heartbreak and triumph as she navigates her way back to Faleapuna, her family’s village in Sāmoa, as an apprentice navigator of the Hōkūle‘a voyaging canoe.
A group of administrators, faculty, staff, students and their guests enjoy a day-long tour of Hilo.
Three generations of the Kawai‘ae‘a ‘ohana will be keynote speakers at the National Indian Education Association convention in Anchorage, Alaska.
Beverly Ann Gorospe says the Kupa ‘Āina Summer Bridge program was one of the best experiences of her life.
Theresa-Regina Rivera and Mark Jones will be featured in the upcoming film ‘Ike, Knowledge is Everywhere, a documentary about the education system in Hawai‘i. The film will have its premier at the Hawai‘i International Film Festival in November.
A group of UH Hilo alumni take a field trip to Hakalau Natural Wildlife Refuge and the kīpuka systems along Saddle Road to learn about native bird and rain forest conservation.
Two Hawaiian language students created a video on beekeeping done entirely in ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi (Hawaiian language).
One of this summer’s interns, environmental science major Darcy Yogi, worked on the Mauna Kea Invasive Species Management Plan, where the greatest concern is the little fire ant.
MISAKI TAKABAYASHI, MARINE SCIENCE: To us, who live on Hawaiʻi Island with all its awe-inspiring nature, it is easy to understand that the cause-and-effect relationships between our actions and natural processes are indeed reciprocal.