Living the dream: UH Hilo pharmacy student Nina Cardoza dreamed of becoming a pharmacist and returning to her home town to establish a pharmacy for her beloved community.
Student leaders watched opening ceremonies of the 2019 Hawai‘i State Legislature and met with members of the Hawai‘i Island Delegation to discuss topical issues on Wednesday. They are spending three days at the capitol as ambassadors of UH Hilo.
The project is initiating the evaluation and development of emerging technologies for controlling invasive mosquitoes in Hawaiʻi.
The collaboration across cultural leaders, astronomers, and UH Hilo’s student cohort culminated in the selection of Hawaiian names for two major astronomical discoveries.
Ten years after first attending UH Hilo, Keren Motonaga returned to triumphantly complete her baccalaureate degree, the first in her family to do so.
This fall commencement, approximately 192 students received degrees and/or certificates from UH Hilo’s six colleges. I mua!
In addition to doing service works such as cleaning pathways and beaches, removing invasive plants, and leaving lei at cemeteries, the students experienced the history of Kalaupapa, feeling the impact of the isolation once felt by leprosy patients, and learning first-hand the historical significance of the area.
Lieutenant Governor Josh Green will deliver the keynote address at UH Hilo’s 2018 Fall Commencement. English major Kai Anthony Gaitley will represent the graduating class as student speaker.
Lines were long at the Campus Center Plaza as students from the College of Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Resource Management sold the poinsettia plants they had grown and nurtured at the University Farm Laboratory in Pana‘ewa.
Tino Wells says with access to the best telescopes in the world combined with professors who are motivated to get students involved research, UH Hilo is “an absolutely perfect hub for astronomy and physics.”