Entries from October 2010

Study provides data on feral cats on Mauna Kea

October 15th, 2010 | by Malamalama Staff | 4 Comments

Feral cats have inhabited Hawaiian forests since soon after their introduction in the late 1700s, contributing to the decline and extinction of native birds. Effective control strategies require data on population dynamics, but little is known about the cats’ annual or lifetime survival rates.


Free ewaste disposal scheduled in October

October 15th, 2010 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

The University of Hawaiʻi is hosting free electronic waste drop-offs at 7 locations in October.


Open ocean plants get food from the depths

October 14th, 2010 | by Malamalama Staff | 1 Comment

Oceanographer David Karl and colleagues publish research about how microalgae flourish in open ocean areas where the nitrate they feed on is scarce.


Pathway program leads to respiratory careers

October 14th, 2010 | by Kristen Bonilla | Comments Off

Pathway program gives community college students a boost toward a four-year degree.


Hilo Vulcans basketball preview

October 14th, 2010 | by Malamalama Staff | 1 Comment

First team all-PacWest shooting champion Justin Smith (63 percent from the field) is one of a dozen players returning for the coming season of Hilo Vulcan basketball.


Ross portrait installed in Ag-Sci building

October 14th, 2010 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

To mark the 50th anniversary of the Food and Science and Technology Program, colleagues and former students installed a portrait of founder Edward Ross on the second floor of the Agricultural Science Building on the UH Mānoa campus.


Engineer alums golf, plan for karaoke and poker

October 14th, 2010 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

Engineering alumni gather for golf in July and again for karaoke and poker as part of UH Mānoa Homecoming on Nov. 10, 2010.


Shidler college inducts business honorees

October 13th, 2010 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

John Dean, executive chairman of Central Pacific Financial Corp and Central Pacific Bank, was keynote speaker for the Shidler College of Business 2010 Hall of Honor Awards Sept. 23, 2010, at the Hilton Hawaiian Village.


Partnerships revive medical tech program

October 13th, 2010 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

Partnerships between two UH campuses and with two Hawaiʻi companies have resuscitated the state’s only professional training program in medical technology.


Early magazine sends mixed diet messages

October 13th, 2010 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

Tension between a call for healthy farm produce and advertisement of convenience foods isn’t new.