The researchers believe whale mothers with calves employ a strategy in habitat selection that may help them avoid male harassment.
UH President David Lassner: UH must move beyond its strengths in astronomy and continue to improve protection of Maunakea’s environment and cultural resources.
Acknowledging the impact of the Kīlauea eruption, the NCAA has approved UH Mānoa’s request to host the clinic at UH Hilo.
Horticultural researchers Chantal Vos and Norman Arancon highly recommended soil testing to determine if current fertilization practices are sustainable and can maintain the production of sweet potato tubers.
UH Hilo has been analyzing lava flow samples from Kīlauea since 2013 but the composition barely changed. Then came May 2018 and a dramatic change.
Kathryn Strong was awarded $2,000, and Amanda Alvarado, Kaylee DeCambra, Liesl Nayeli, and Kaimalie Zierker each received $1,000 awards.
Katherine Mulliken works as a geologist for the Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys, a partner of the Alaska Volcano Observatory, but was sent back home to help with the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory response to the 2018 Kīlauea eruption.
UH Hilo professors, scientists and students are providing valuable expertise and resources on multiple fronts, helping government officials assess the hazards to the public and its personnel, and decide where and how to respond.
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.