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The UH Hilo Report, a new feature program about the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo can now be heard daily on Big Island radio stations during the academic year. Tune in to 670 AM KPUA, 94.7 FM KWXX, or B97 FM for news on topics like research projects, new degrees and programs, expansion plans and outstanding students or faculty. Listen to the latest program here.

January 15, 2018

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This is the UH Hilo report. News about people, events and programs at the University of Hawai’i at Hilo.

Submissions are now being accepted for the Office of Admissions Inspired by You Scholarship. The scholarship is built around the admission brand that the UH Hilo community is inspired by the ‘Āina, Discovery, Innovation, each other, and most of all, its students.

If you plan to become a UH Hilo student, you can use that inspiration to earn scholarships ranging from $500 to $10,000 by sharing your story of how you are inspired by the different themes of inspiration. Scholarship essays can be easily submitted online; and the deadline is March 1st.

To learn more about the Inspired by You Scholarship, or to submit your essay, visit hilo.hawaii.edu/admissions/inspired/ or contact the UH Hilo Office of Admissions at (808) 932-7446.

For more news about the University, visit hilo.hawaii.edu. That’s the UH Hilo Report. I’m Ken Hupp.

January 01, 2018

UH Hilo Report Jan 1, 2018 MP3 file
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This is the UH Hilo report. News about people, events and programs at the University of Hawai’i at Hilo.

The Hawai`i Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is a program hosted by UH Hilo that is funded primarily by the U.S. Small Business Administration and the State Legislature. This program has been in place since 1990 and has five Service Centers across the state.

Hawaii SBDC provides no cost professional business advising, research and training to business owners and new entrepreneurs to help them form, grow and thrive. Clients statewide, have reported sales growth of 14.1% for 2017, compared to 4.8% for other Hawaii businesses. At the same time, the number of jobs created rose by 13%, while job growth elsewhere totaled 1.4%.

The Center also works closely with UH Hilo and other UH campuses by providing intern opportunities, employment options and entrepreneurial advice to various classes.

For more news about the University, visit hilo.hawaii.edu. That’s the UH Hilo Report. I’m Ken Hupp.

December 18, 2017

UH Hilo Report Dec 18, 2017 MP3 file
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This is the UH Hilo report. News about people, events and programs at the University of Hawai’i at Hilo.

The Humanities Division has received $20,000 in grants from the Korea Foundation and the Hawaii Council for the Humanities for a series of events that will culminate with the publishing of a book on the experiences of Hawaii Island’s Korean population.

“The Paths We Cross: the Lives and Legacies of Koreans on the Big Island,” will
include both English and Korean text and maps showing the Korean hometowns and plantation villages of the first wave of immigrants in the early 1900's, known as the Ilse.

The book will also feature oral histories of well-known island residents of Korean descent, including Mayor Harry Kim, councilman Aaron Chung, retired judge Ronald Ibarra, public defender Arne Henricks, attorney Ted Hong, Hawai`i Community College Professor Trina Nahm-Mijo and independent artist Bonnie Kim.

The book is set for release in January of 2018.

For more news about the University, visit hilo.hawaii.edu. That’s the UH Hilo Report. I’m Ken Hupp.

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