The garden is named in memory of Patricia Anna Weber Lee, whose family donated $200,000 to the center.
On the first Wednesday of each month during the semester, the daily menu at the UH Hilo Campus Center Dining Room is 100 percent locally grown food.
With the 2018 theme, “Know the Past. Shape the Future,” UH Hilo is hosting films, workshops, guest artists, lectures, and a poetry slam to provide the campus community with cultural perspectives about the achievements of African Americans.
New gathering place on campus outside the Sciences and Technology Building has food service and picnic tables with solar powered stations to recharge electronic devices.
Music, food, crafts, carnival games, campus tours, discounts at the UH Hilo Bookstore, and clinics with Vulcan athletes are on the schedule.
The Pancho’s Tacos food truck is serving authentic Mexican cuisine, Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
There was fun with dressing up in “ugly or festive” Christmas wear, a photo booth and cookie contest. A good time was had by all.
UH Hilo student Alexis Stubbs was motivated to create the project because landfill space on the island is limited and composting is an important part of achieving sustainability on campus.
The annual event, held during International Education Week, celebrates United Nations Day and the university’s geographic and ethnic diversity.
The UH Hilo community celebrated the richness of Filipino heritage, culture and scholarship.