Born in Mobile, Alabama, eight-year-old Amy Kalili arrived in Hilo with a southern twang and only a slight understanding of her Hawaiian identity. Who would have known that years later she would be intimately involved in the Hawaiian language movement.
Meteorologist Malika Dudley and animal advocate Lauren Nickerson, both UH alumni, conducted a Digital Media Influencer workshop for UH Hilo business students.
The magnitude of the job can be overwhelming at times, but it also comes with great rewards, especially the appreciation Talmadge Magno feels from people in the community.
“The Honolulu Printmakers exhibition is a wonderful opportunity for our students to exhibit with artists from all over the state,” says UH Hilo master printer Prof. Jon Goebel.
This fall commencement, approximately 192 students received degrees and/or certificates from UH Hilo’s six colleges. I mua!
The ʻAha Haumāna Native Hawaiian Student Symposium and Conference helped students to better translate their undergraduate experiences and degrees into actual careers.
UH Hilo alumnus Jonathan Koch is doing postdoctoral work at his alma mater, helping to establish the Hilo campus as a hub for high impact genomics science.
Narrissa Spies grew up in Hilo and Kawaihae, where her childhood aspiration was to become a medical researcher. She’s now on schedule at UH Mānoa to earn her doctorate in zoology.
UH Mānoa medical student Carrie Ip’s goal is to practice primary care on Hawai‘i Island: “I would like to give back to a community that I love and call home.”
Current undergraduate Rosie Lee and recent graduate Keelee Martin spent a month as part of a NOAA research team studying the effects of climate change on the reef and fish populations in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.