Entries from October 2011

Manoa microbots team places second in China

October 26th, 2011 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

Electrical engineering graduate students Kelly Ishii and Wenqi Hu placed second to a Canadian team in Mānoa’s first foray into the Microrobotics Challenge.


Book examines water treatment methods

October 26th, 2011 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

Solar pasteurization, solar distillation and natural riverbank filtration are low cost water treatment technologies evaluated in a new book co-edited by Chittaranjan Ray.


Richard “Scotty” Rhode: Federal fire chief

October 25th, 2011 | by Billie Takaki Lueder | 2 Comments

Decorated fire chief, UH alumnus and fire science instructor Scotty Rhode reflects on Federal Fire service in Japan.


Miss Hawaiʻi Lauren Cheape promotes fitness

October 25th, 2011 | by Malamalama Staff | 1 Comment

Alumna and Miss Hawaiʻi 2011 Lauren Kealohilani Cheape will represent Hawaiʻi at the Miss America pageant.


Marshallese language on offer at UH Mānoa

October 25th, 2011 | by Cheryl Ernst | Comments Off

Marshallese language and culture classes offered for first time this fall at UH Mānoa.


Cancer risk linked to BAP1 gene mutation

October 25th, 2011 | by Cheryl Ernst | Comments Off

Cancers including mesothelioma and melanoma of the eye linked to BAP1 gene mutation.


Diverse women join to support Hawaiian studies

October 25th, 2011 | by Diane Chang | Comments Off

Friendship and a shared commitment to Native Hawaiian learning leads to a major donation.


Physician alumni meet new medical students

October 24th, 2011 | by Alumni Relations Staff | Comments Off

John A. Burns School of Medicine alumni met members of the school’s largest-ever incoming class on July 20, 2011.


New hypothesis explains ocean acidification effect

October 24th, 2011 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

Declining coral reef growth as a result of ocean acidification explained with new proton flux hypothesis by Hawaiʻi Institute of Marine Biology Researcher Paul Jokiel.


Aloha Betrayed explores Kuʻe petition

October 24th, 2011 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

Most influential book of the decade honors awarded to Noenoe Silva’s Aloha Betrayed by the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association.