Author Archive: Alyson Kakugawa-Leong

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Researcher returning to Hilo for data science program launch

Researcher returning to Hilo for data science program launch

Grady Weyenberg, a statistical researcher, is the first faculty member hired to create a new data science program at UH Hilo.

May 22, 2017 | By | Reply More
Spoken Hawaiian language digital repository awarded grants

Spoken Hawaiian language digital repository awarded grants

The project, entitled “Building a Hawaiian Spoken Language Repository,” will create a digital corpus of recordings and transcripts of Native Hawaiian language.

April 17, 2017 | By | Reply More
Walgreens helps UH Hilo College of Pharmacy with diversity initiative funding

Walgreens helps UH Hilo College of Pharmacy with diversity initiative funding

The funds sponsor educational programs as well as provide scholarships for pharmacy students.

April 11, 2017 | By | Reply More
UH Hilo receives OHA grant funding to deliver Na Pua Noʻeau programs

UH Hilo receives OHA grant funding to deliver Na Pua Noʻeau programs

The center will work in partnership with other UH campuses to deliver programs, events or activities to promote higher education opportunities to high school student.

December 9, 2016 | By | Reply More
UH Hilo appoints new administrators

UH Hilo appoints new administrators

UH Hilo appoints the vice chancellor for student affairs, dean of college of agriculture and interim dean of the college of business and economics.

October 21, 2016 | By | Reply More
Pharmacists can save millions by reducing medication-related mishaps among elderly

Pharmacists can save millions by reducing medication-related mishaps among elderly

When pharmacists are part of a patient’s transition from hospital to home, research in Hawaiʻi shows medication-related emergencies decrease among those age 65 and older.

October 10, 2016 | By | Reply More
UH Hilo students receive ʻImiloa membership

UH Hilo students receive ʻImiloa membership

UH Hilo’s ʻImiloa Astronomy Center is offering a complimentary individual membership to every UH Hilo student.

August 22, 2016 | By | Reply More
Health effects of modernization examined at international conference

Health effects of modernization examined at international conference

UH Hilo hosts the Modernization and Health in the Asia-Pacific Region conference at the ʻImiloa Astronomy Center.

July 22, 2016 | By | Reply More
UH Hilo pharmacy to award historic PhD degrees

UH Hilo pharmacy to award historic PhD degrees

Mayuramas “Jan” Sang-ngern and Susanne R. Youngren-Ortiz are the first two students in the Pacific region to earn a PhD in pharmaceutical sciences.

May 3, 2016 | By | Reply More
UH Hilo School of Nursing accreditation renewed

UH Hilo School of Nursing accreditation renewed

UH Hilo’s School of Nursing was recently awarded full reaccreditation for its Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing program.

April 8, 2016 | By | Reply More