UH Hilo summer courses offered in North Hawaiʻi

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Date: Friday, May 5, 2017
Contact: Alyson Kakugawa-Leong, (808) 932-7669

For Immediate Release

The University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo North Hawaiʻi Education and Research Center (NHERC) in Honoka`a announces the Center’s first -time offering of UH Hilo summer courses both at and through NHERC. Both courses are for students and community members interested in continuing their education.

Agriculture 230 – Sustainable Agriculture evaluates conventional and alternative farming methods in the U.S., Polynesia, Southeast Asia, Africa and Latin America from a long-term perspective, and analyzes the effects of those practices on environmental quality, agrosystems and food security. Classes will be held on Mondays and Fridays, June 19-July 28, from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. in NHERC Room A.

Astronomy 110 – General Astronomy is a survey of modern astronomy, including the structure and evolution of the solar system, stars, stellar systems and the Universe. The course is intended for non- science majors. Sessions are scheduled for Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, June 8 - July 28, from 4:30-6 p.m. at Kanu O Ka Aina Public Charter School in Waimea.

For more information, including tuition, visit the UH Hilo Summer Session website at http://hilo.hawaii.edu/depts/summer/ or contact Stacie Higgins at 775-8890.

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