The event showcased the amazing ethnic and racial diversity found in the multicultural student population at UH Hilo.
The diverse staff at Ke Kalahea, made up of students with different interests and backgrounds, is creating a publication reflective of the most diverse four-year public university in the country.
In recognition of Global Diversity Awareness Month, students were asked to submit art, video performances, or writings on what it means to be part of a campus ranked as the most diverse four-year public university in the country.
Reflecting the inclusive spirit of the local community, UH Hilo’s international students are matched with host families in Hilo, giving them a sense of ‘ohana.
Several solar powered recharging stations were built over the summer complete with seating, USB ports, Wi-Fi access and a unique roof and gutter system to keep students dry during Hilo’s rainy weather.
The Chronicle of Higher Education’s 2018 Almanac ranks the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo as the most diverse four-year public university in the United States.
Planner and builders of the new rec area had a lot of motivation to complete this and other summer projects prior to the start of fall semester, knowing that the end result was for the students.
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.
“Adopt–a–Beehive with Alan Wong” program recognizes students, donors.
“UH Hilo now joins a number of businesses and organizations working together to transform Hilo into a Blue Zones community by adopting healthy best practices.”—Interim Chancellor Marcia Sakai