USGS seismologist Paul Okubo says earthquake risk is not just on Hawai‘i Island, it spans the entire state. At a talk at UH Hilo, he’ll be giving some pointers on ways to keep safe when the next “big one” hits.
Beverly Ann Gorospe says the Kupa ‘Āina Summer Bridge program was one of the best experiences of her life.
Student Tiana Wai describes mentoring as a meaningful opportunity for self-development and personal growth for both mentor and student.
Theresa-Regina Rivera and Mark Jones will be featured in the upcoming film ‘Ike, Knowledge is Everywhere, a documentary about the education system in Hawai‘i. The film will have its premier at the Hawai‘i International Film Festival in November.
Sophie Milam and Neil Scheibelhut have been selected to join the crew of the next Hawai‘i Space Exploration Analog and Simulation (HI-SEAS) mission. Starting October 15, the team of six crew members will be isolated in their dome habitat on Mauna Loa for eight months.
A group of UH Hilo alumni take a field trip to Hakalau Natural Wildlife Refuge and the kīpuka systems along Saddle Road to learn about native bird and rain forest conservation.
Mark Kimura, a researcher at UH Hilo who specializes in economic geography, is generating dozens of easy-to-read infographics showing the effects of the lava flow in Puna.
At present, both campuses are planning for classes to continue as scheduled. Members of the university and college communities who live in the affected area in Puna are encouraged to stay advised of updates to the web page.
The university’s freshman cohort and this semester’s entire student population reflect the ranking well.