Ken Hon, UH Hilo professor of geology, and his wife Cheryl Gansecki, a volcano videographer, have teamed up using their specialized skills to produce informational materials for the Puna community experiencing the current lava flow.
By Chancellor Straney: We know that students are more likely to come to UH Hilo, persist in their studies, and then graduate if they make strong connections to people on campus.
Here is UH Hilo student “Cesi” Ha’o’s story of heartbreak and triumph as she navigates her way back to Faleapuna, her family’s village in Sāmoa, as an apprentice navigator of the Hōkūle‘a voyaging canoe.
The lava flow crisis in Puna has inspired Catherine Becker to develop a book that documents discourse on the impact. She welcomes original essays, articles, research papers, photos, poems, stories and art work for possible inclusion.
Edwin Kamauoha, deputy legal counsel to the governor of American Sāmoa, says it’s important to Governor Lolo Matalasi Moliga that local residents living abroad, particularly students attending college, understand the amendment.
Record-setting space travel simulation gets underway. Six astronaut-like crew members said their final good byes on October 15, 2014 as they entered an isolated domed habitat for eight months, for the longest space travel simulation conducted on U.S. soil.
Kathy Cooksey (shown here standing behind two of her students at the Subaru Telescope on Maunakea) is young, hip, ambitious and an accomplished scientist — and she’s chosen Hilo as her forever home.
The second session of the Ray Bradbury Book-a-Thon takes place Wednesday, Oct. 15, from 3:30 to 4:30 pm in the Kilohana Writing Center on the first floor of Mookini Library.
The UH Hilo food preserver program is designed to teach farmers and small agribusinesses how to safely preserve products from undersold and underutilized produce. The purpose is to help increase revenues.
Three generations of the Kawai‘ae‘a ‘ohana will be keynote speakers at the National Indian Education Association convention in Anchorage, Alaska.