The UH System and state agencies have formed a partnership to raise Hawaiʻi’s global visibility in marine aquaculture and to capitalize on commercial opportunities available worldwide.
At the event, students and staff gathered at the UH Hilo Campus Center Plaza to paint t-shirts with meaningful messages in support of domestic violence victims and survivors.
More than a thousand people attended the festival where activities honored ‘ōhi‘a and the many people working to stop the spread of ROD and find effective treatments for it.
The executive director of Waiwai Ola Waterkeepers Hawaiian Islands, an environmental non-profit organization, gave a presentation about efforts to protect the the waters of Hawai‘i. Waterkeepers is partnering with UH Hilo to deploy cages of native oysters in nearshore waters.
Students completing the UH Hilo two-year pre-engineering program are ready to transfer to a degree-granting institution to study a wide range of fields including mechanical engineering, civil engineering, computer engineering, aeronautical engineering, system engineering, or software engineering among others.
The highlight of the trip was the ceremony recognizing Ke Kula ‘O Nāwahīokalani‘ōpu‘u Hawaiian language immersion school as the recipient of the William Demmert Freedom Fighter award, one of the highest awards given by the National Indian Education Association.
During the eruption, members of the UH Hilo drone team provided data to Civil Defense to aid in a range of ways, such as helping residents to recoup losses.
The $50K award came from the Disney Conservation Fund, which supports local efforts around the world aimed at saving wildlife, inspiring action, and protecting the planet.
The ʻAha Haumāna Native Hawaiian Student Symposium and Conference helped students to better translate their undergraduate experiences and degrees into actual careers.
The UH Hilo graduate certificate program is the first teacher education program in the world to receive accreditation from the prestigious international authority, the World Indigenous Nations Higher Education Consortium.