At the event, students and staff gathered at the UH Hilo Campus Center Plaza to paint t-shirts with meaningful messages in support of domestic violence victims and survivors.
More than a thousand people attended the festival where activities honored ‘ōhi‘a and the many people working to stop the spread of ROD and find effective treatments for it.
The executive director of Waiwai Ola Waterkeepers Hawaiian Islands, an environmental non-profit organization, gave a presentation about efforts to protect the the waters of Hawai‘i. Waterkeepers is partnering with UH Hilo to deploy cages of native oysters in nearshore waters.
Poets Ann Inoshita, Juliet S. Kono, Christy Passion, and Jean Yamasaki Toyama recently visited Hilo, where poetry lovers and history buffs gathered to hear the authors read selected works about a milestone event in Hawai‘i history.
Keynote Henk Rogers has spent the past decade in research and development of renewable energy sources in Hawai’i. Student speaker Matthew Ruiz, Jr, will start UH Hilo’s master of arts in teaching program this summer.
Emil DeAndreis tracks his path from a healthy professional baseball hopeful to his battle with rheumatoid arthritis.
The university will graduate its first candidates for the Master of Arts in Heritage Management.
The students, who shared Hawaiian language and culture with peers in Japan, will be giving a presentation about the experience on April 29, 2:00 p.m., at the College of Hawaiian Language.
The author is excited about returning to her alma mater to share her new book, 5 Senses. She describes her talk and book signing as “coming full circle.”
Colin Hourihan, who serves at the U.N. World Food Programme, will give two public talks about his career, April 7 and 9.