The flights are in direct support of disaster relief operations in the area of the flow.
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.
Kalei Rapoza, Farrah Marie Gomes and Emmeline DePillis are members of this year’s cohort.
Through remote sensing with satellite imagery and aerial imagery captured via unmanned aircraft, researchers will create albizia mapping of the altered landscape from Iselle.
UH Hilo staff show quick thinking and abundant compassion for visiting students as Hurricane Iselle headed toward Hawai‘i Island.