Held on a rainy day at the UH Hilo Agricultural Farm Laboratory in Pana‘ewa, the event showcased the ag college’s different specializations through exhibits, displays and demonstrations.
The interview-based study—a collaborative effort between UH Mānoa, UH Hilo, Chaminade University, and a community group—importantly documents some of the challenges faced by Micronesians moving to and living in Hawai‘i.
Through abstracts, videos, and infographics, UH Hilo students taking a course on rhetoric are applying their skills of persuasion to the modern goal of advocating Hawai‘i’s transition to 100 percent renewable energy.
The provocative aspect of the study is in its relatively accepting attitude towards nonnative, noninvasive plant species, often the traditional nemesis of ecologists.
The gift from Hawaii Forest & Trail will support research and technologies to reduce mosquito populations that spread avian disease in Hawai‘i.
The new concession will provide more drink options for students on campus and also help fund the new Hale Pa’i ‘Ai food pantry program established for students with food insecurities. The business plan for the concession supporting the food pantry was done by business major Jordan Kamimura.
A delegation from UH Hilo and Hawai‘i Community College visited The Evergreen State College in Washington state to talk about modeling an indigenous arts program after Evergreen’s Indigenous Arts Campus and Native Programs curriculum.
A Pop Up for Hunger Tasting Event featured the new Teapresso Bar concession, where the campus community learned more about UH Hilo’s Pop Up for Hunger program and the upcoming HALE PA’I ‘AI food pantry program to combat food insecurities at UH Hilo.
The magnitude of the job can be overwhelming at times, but it also comes with great rewards, especially the appreciation Talmadge Magno feels from people in the community.
Dr. Seuss Read Across America Day: Vulcan teams visited Hilo Union, Kaūmana, Haʻaheo, Waiākea, Keaʻau, Chiefess Kapiʻolani and Keaukaha elementary schools.