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Four finalists revealed for UH Hilo chancellor position

Four finalists for the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo chancellor have been identified by the Search Advisory Committee. The finalists are Kristin L. Croyle, Bonnie D. Irwin, Ming-Tung “Mike” Lee and Terisa C. Riley(biographies below). Each will participate in a final round of interviews with campus and community stakeholder groups and individuals on the Hilo […]

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UH Hilo’s Kahuawaiola Indigenous Teacher Education Program receives international accreditation

The University of Hawai`i at Hilo Ka Haka `Ula O Ke`elikōlani (KH`UOK) College of Hawaiian Language’s Kahuawaiola Indigenous Teacher Education Program received a 10-year accreditation from the World Indigenous Nations Higher Education Consortium (WINHEC). “The College applauds Kahuawaiola for being the first of the teacher education programs to meet its accreditation requirements through an international […]

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Police locate man in connection with a sexual assault at UH-Hilo

Big Island Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying an unknown male in connection with a sexual assault reported to have occurred at the University of Hawaii at Hilo campus last night, (October 4).

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Genome editing pioneer Jennifer Doudna lectures at UH-Hilo Monday (Sept 17)

Doudna is a 1981 graduate of Hilo High School, was recognized as a Distinguished Hilo High School Alumna in 2017, and received her B.A. from Pomona College and her Ph.D. from Harvard Medical School. Doudna and her colleagues first developed the CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing technology that enables scientists to edit the DNA of any organism […]

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Waiakea public schools and UH-Hilo lock-down due to threat Monday morning (Sept 10)

A 40-year-old male is in police custody following a reported threat that occurred on a school campus on West Kawili Street in Hilo. At 10:54 a.m., police arrested Brandon Keala Kealoha, (of no permanent address), after he allegedly made a verbal threat that was overheard by another student. “The threat was a generalized threat and […]

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UH Hilo and Hawaii Community College rank #1 in ethnic diversity

All University of Hawaiʻi campuses ranked in the top 10 in the U.S. for greatest racial and ethnic diversity among four-year and two-year institutions, according to The Chronicle of Higher Education’s 2018 Almanac diversity rankings. UH Hilo ranked number one for the most diverse four-year public university in the nation. The UH Community Colleges ranked […]

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Dying Ohia Trees from Rapid Ohia Death (ROD). Photo courtesy of DLNR.

UH-Hilo awarded over $197K for a study on the impact of Rapid ‘Ōhi‘a Death on animals

The University of Hawai‘i at Hilo was awarded a grant of $197,056 by the National Science Foundation Grants for Rapid Response Research (RAPID) to study the effect of Rapid ‘Ōhi‘a Death (ROD) on animal communities in Hawai‘i. The project, entitled “RAPID: Cascading effects of rapid and widespread mortality of a foundation tree species on animal […]

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Search for new UH Hilo chancellor is extended

The search for the next chancellor of the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo is now expected to be completed by the end of 2018, with the new leader in place in spring 2019. The initial goal of the search committee, formed in December 2017, was to have the new chancellor by fall 2018. The timeline […]

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Rat Lungworm (Angiostrongylus cantonensis)

College of Pharmacy at UH Hilo to receive $300K for rat lungworm research

The House Finance and Senate Ways and Means conference committees announced today the release of $300,000 in recurring funding to the Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy at the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo for programs, studies, and activities related to the prevention and eradication of rat lungworm disease.

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UH Hilo’s Kim selected as editor of a psychology journal

Dr. Bryan Kim, a professor of psychology and director of the Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology (Specialization: Clinical Mental Health Counseling) at the University of Hawai’i at Hilo, has been named Editor of The Counseling Psychologist.

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UH Hilo led algae research may produce energy with negative CO2 emissions

Researchers from the University of Hawaii at Hilo, in affiliation with Duke and Cornell Universities, have authored a study that suggests making croplands more efficient through algae production could unlock an important negative emission technology to combat climate change.

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Figure 2: The first wave of LVT(A)s move toward the invasion beaches, passing through the inshore bombardment line of LCI gunboats, 15 September 1944. Cruisers and battleships are bombarding from the distance. The landing area is hidden bu dust and smoke. Photographed from a USS Honolulu (CL-48) plane. NARA 80-G-283533

UH-Hilo team to research historic World War II Pacific battlefield

A postdoctoral researcher and a graduate student from the University of Hawai’i at Hilo embark on an expedition in early April to study a forgotten World War II battlefield in the Western Pacific.

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UH Hilo S-STEM Program accepting applications

The Scholarships for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (S-STEM) Program at the University of Hawai’i at Hilo is currently accepting applications for the 2018-2019 academic year. The S-STEM Program supports academically talented and highly motivated students from economically disadvantaged families to complete STEM degrees in Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Environmental Science, Geology, Marine Science, […]

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Search for UH-Hilo chancellor begins

The University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo Chancellor Search Advisory Committee has been appointed, and the committee will begin meeting immediately. A local, national and international search will be opened with the assistance of a professional firm, and the committee hopes to begin screening applicants and nominees by the end of February 2018.

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