The Discovery Chanel’s video includes an excellent explanation of how the lava mapping is done from the UAV flights in the field to the data analysis and mosaic creation done at the UH Hilo Spatial Data Analysis and Visualization Laboratory.
The project is aimed at enabling the campus to reduce plug load energy consumption, increase machine and electronic operational efficiency, and find innovative ways to reduce peak-hour demand.
Speaking ʻōlelo Hawai‘i (Hawaiian language) on live radio gives students a sense of responsibility to preserve and perpetuate the language.
The report is on an emerging infectious disease, knemidokoptic mange, commonly called “scaly leg,” that threatens population recovery of a Hawaiian honeycreeper. The study is now available to the public.
More than 55 percent of first-time freshmen entering UH Mānoa, UH Hilo and UH West Oʻahu enrolled in 15 or more credits in the fall 2014 semester, a result of the system-wide “15 to Finish” initiative.
The Nature Conservancy is partnering with UH Hilo, Hawai‘i Island watershed partnerships and The Hawai‘i Conference Foundation to conserve the site.
New music course will be taught by local musician and UH Hilo alumnus Lito Arkangel.
UH Hilo geography researchers have been working with Hawai‘i County Civil Defense and Hawai‘i Island United Way to design a survey that will capture the needs of the lower Puna community affected by the lava flow.
UH Hilo graduate student Kylle Roy says fellowship has helped her grow as a young woman scientist and gain knowledge to pursue her goal as a future Hawai‘i conservation and environmental leader.
Misaki Takabayashi, an associate professor with the UH Hilo marine science department, says among the species found dead were sea cucumbers, crabs, and various invertebrates.