Ready to enroll in some Geology classes at UH Hilo?
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NEW! Hear stories from transfer students, and from students who grew up in Hawaii, about what it's like to attend UH Hilo as a Geology major. Enjoy!
Hot Off the Press!
UH Hilo Geology graduates are featured in the news, on the front page of the Tribune-Herald! Read the full article here. Find out what it's like to be a geologist working the front lines during a new volcanic eruption at Kilauea.
UH Hilo Geology is Adapting During the COVID-19 Pandemic
What careers do UH Hilo Geology graduates enjoy?
Here are four examples of UH Hilo Geology grads who were born and raised in Hawaii, and now have careers in science.
Research Projects of the UH Hilo Geology Department
Things not so hot where you live? Wouldn’t you rather be outdoors in Hawaiʻi with a field notebook, studying active volcanoes? Imagine living in Hawaiʻi surrounded by erupting volcanoes, lush rainforests, high mountain peaks, and the tropical waters of the Pacific Ocean. This could be your life if you enroll at the Geology program, or the Natural Science program, at the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo. We offer an affordable undergraduate education with small classes and personalized instruction. Visit our Mentos page, which explains how the famous Mentos & Diet Coke explosions work, and how expanding gas relates to volcanoes.
Visit our high-resolution Gallery featuring Jack Dykinga photos of students working around lava!
Several reasons to study at the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo: