UH Day part of education week at the state capitol

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March 20 update: Check out the photos from the event

<p>Governor Neil Abercrombie, his dog Kanoa and representatives of the Windward Community College veterinary technician program.</p>

UH Day 2013

Governor Neil Abercrombie, his dog Kanoa and representatives of the Windward Community College veterinary technician program.

<p>Test of balance administered by students of the Physical Therapist Assistant program at Kapi'olani Community College.</p>

UH Day 2013

Test of balance administered by students of the Physical Therapist Assistant program at Kapi'olani Community College.

<p>A curious youngster studying an anatomical model alongside President M.R.C. Greenwood and staff of the Native Hawaiian Health Program at the John. A. Burns School of Medicine.</p>

UH Day 2013

A curious youngster studying an anatomical model alongside President M.R.C. Greenwood and staff of the Native Hawaiian Health Program at the John. A. Burns School of Medicine.

<p>President M.R.C. Greenwood with students and faculty from the UH Hilo College of Pharmacy.</p>

UH Day 2013

President M.R.C. Greenwood with students and faculty from the UH Hilo College of Pharmacy.

<p>President M.R.C. Greenwood at the display hosted by representatives of the Windward Community College veterinary technician program.</p>

UH Day 2013

President M.R.C. Greenwood at the display hosted by representatives of the Windward Community College veterinary technician program.

<p>State Representative Mark Takai and young friends play a game hosted by the UH Cancer Center.</p>

UH Day 2013

State Representative Mark Takai and young friends play a game hosted by the UH Cancer Center.

<p>Sen. Jill Tokuda getting her blood pressure checked by a student of the UH Hilo College of Pharmacy.</p>

UH Day 2013

Sen. Jill Tokuda getting her blood pressure checked by a student of the UH Hilo College of Pharmacy.

<p>A baton twirler, cheerleaders and musicians from the UH Band kicked off UH Day with a mini pep rally.</p>

UH Day 2013

A baton twirler, cheerleaders and musicians from the UH Band kicked off UH Day with a mini pep rally.

The University of Hawaiʻi celebrates UH Day at the State Capitol on Wednesday, March 20, 9 a.m. at the State Capitol Rotunda.

UH Day flyer

This year’s theme is Healthy People, Healthy Pets. The event will include interactive exhibits by various UH campuses, including the John A. Burns School of Medicine, the UH Cancer Center, UH Mānoa’s College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, UH Hilo’s College of Pharmacy, Kapiʻolani Community College, Windward Community College’s veterinary program and more.

In addition, there will be a farm animal exhibit featuring sheep and two newborn lambs.

UH Day at the State Capitol is part of the state legislatures’ 10th Annual Education Week. The event is coordinated by the Hawaiʻi State Senate Committee on Education, chaired by Senator Jill Tokuda.

UH cheerleaders will lead a pep rally to kick off the event. There will also be prizes.

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