UH Hilo Associate Professor of Astronomy and Observatory Director R. Pierre Martin says a specific spot in the Halepōhaku area is the best place to site the small observatory, after Hōkū Keʻa is removed from the summit.
Christian Lopez stepped out of his comfort zone to go on exchange from an island in the middle of the Pacific to an island in New York City.
It is the first genome assembly of taro that has been associated with genes that underpin resistance to taro leaf blight, information that may enhance taro breeding programs.
Under the tutelage of artificial intelligence expert Travis Mandel, assistant professor of computer science, the interdisciplinary “Human-in-the-Loop Research Experience” was supported by the National Science Foundation.
With the challenge of a global pandemic, the student conference originally scheduled to take place in Hilo was transitioned into a virtual, curated event. Student presentations are now available for viewing online.
The findings of the study led by Trisha Atwood and published in Science Advances, challenge a two-decades-long perception that predators were the most likely group to fall victim to mass extinction.
It was a summer of discovery and growth for students conducting research in the program known as the Pacific Internship Programs for Exploring Science or PIPES. The public is invited to listen to the students’ presentations about their work in a virtual symposium.
The local fellowship program cultivates Hawai‘i leaders with the skills to collectively affect societal change.