Colorful mermaids, unicorns, angels, centaurs, Pegasus, dragons, a gargoyle and Medusa are adorning the branches of the lighted seven-foot tree in the ‘Imiloa atrium, on display into January.
The greenhouse will support restoration work such as planting native species in the Halepōhaku area.
The Office of Maunakea Management, part of the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo, will coordinate the decommissioning process.
The name, which was chosen in consultation with Kaʻiu Kimura and Larry Kimura, reflects the way this object is like a scout or messenger sent from the distant past to reach out to the solar system. Two Hawaiian language experts
Leading one of 32 projects across the country funded by a NOAA grant to boost aquaculture, UH Hilo aquaculturist Maria Haws will head the Hawai‘i effort to assess the feasibility of forming a cooperative or other employee-owned corporation.
The Hilo mural is part of a 10-mural statewide project to invigorate Native Hawaiian language and culture while celebrating the 23 Hawaiian language immersion and charter schools.
The UH Hilo community celebrated the richness of Filipino heritage, culture and scholarship.
For the keiki: UH Hilo Astrophysics Club and ʻImiloa Astronomy Center join Pālamanui and local businesses to bring the event to Kona.
Domestic violence rates on Hawai‘i Island are twice the national average, making this problem even more detrimental to local communities.
Participants in the event spent time at the Campus Center Plaza painting t-shirts with heartfelt and emotional words about domestic violence to raise awareness in the campus community.