Stories tagged "UH Hilo"

New Hilo telescope focuses on instruction

January 3rd, 2011 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

UH Hilo’s new Mauna Kea telescope will be used for undergraduate research and education.

Tennis highlights from Hilo and Mānoa teams

January 3rd, 2011 | by Cheryl Ernst | Comments Off

Highlights from Mānoa and Hilo tennis.

Scientists turn to the ocean to counter cancer

January 3rd, 2011 | by Malamalama Contributor | 3 Comments

College of Pharmacy research looks at marine compounds as potential new anti-cancer drugs.

New center to address rural heathcare on Hawaiʻi

December 27th, 2010 | by Malamalama Contributor | 1 Comment

New center addresses needs for health care in rural Big Island communities.

Recent honors received by UH faculty

December 27th, 2010 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

Physics department, other faculty honored.

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.

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.

Pacific Island students pursue sciences

October 12th, 2010 | by Jennifer Crites | Comments Off

Undergraduate Research and Mentoring encourages Pacific Island students in biosciences.

Future Hilo facilities win design award

October 8th, 2010 | by Malamalama Staff | 1 Comment

The architectural design for the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo’s Ka Haka ʻUla O Keʻelikōlani College of Hawaiian Language Building received the 2010 American Institute of Architects Honolulu Design Award in the “commissioned work” category.

Faculty couple’s legacy benefits UH Hilo

October 5th, 2010 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

The estate of Howard and Yoneko Droste gifts $810,000 to support art and English programs at UH Hilo.