University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo faculty members Steven Lundblad, Patricia Hensley, and Lisa Parr were honored with excellence in teaching awards during 2018 Spring Commencement ceremonies held May 12.
The students will embark on their journey Sept. 9 from Hamburg, Germany, and disembark on Dec. 23 in San Diego, California. They will traverse 11 different countries and four different continents: Europe, Africa, Asia, and North America.
UH Hilo Interim Chancellor Marcia Sakai hosted event May 3 to recognize this year’s retirees and longtime employees’ service milestones.
Several members of the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo community were honored at the 2018 End of the Year Awards and Recognition Celebration held May 3, 2018.
Most UH campuses will begin implementing the new two-diploma practice in 2018. All campuses will be issuing two diplomas as a standard practice by the 2018–19 academic year.
“Adopt–a–Beehive with Alan Wong” program recognizes students, donors.
Keynote Henk Rogers has spent the past decade in research and development of renewable energy sources in Hawai’i. Student speaker Matthew Ruiz, Jr, will start UH Hilo’s master of arts in teaching program this summer.
The existing academic units—natural sciences, nursing, kinesiology and exercise science, to be moved into the new college July 1—will have better representation of student, faculty, and budget issues.
Seri Luangphinith’s new book unveils past mysteries about the island’s Korean immigrants.
Crew members gave presentations, canoe tours, and shared wayfinding lore and lessons learned from the Mālama Honua Worldwide Voyage. UH Hilo co-sponsored an educational expo featuring programs that promote “mālama honua” or care for the planet.