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.
“The Honolulu Printmakers exhibition is a wonderful opportunity for our students to exhibit with artists from all over the state,” says UH Hilo master printer Prof. Jon Goebel.
The unique format of course delivery is a hybrid featuring online, in person, and live video conferencing sections. This type of continuing education allows for direct workforce development, say organizers.
The Islands of Opportunity Alliance is a network of higher education institutions from Hawai‘i and 10 Pacific Island nations with a mission to expand access to careers in STEM fields for underrepresented populations.
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.
In the class, students generate their own data to analyze vs working with data that is given to them. The professor is testing which model of teaching scientific inquiry results in better outcomes for the students.
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.
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.