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Hawaiʻi CC, UH Hilo duo maps traditional Hawaiian landscape

Hawaiʻi CC, UH Hilo duo maps traditional Hawaiian landscape

Wednesday Nov 20, 2019 Kaylyn Ells-Hoʻokano and Drew Kapp created a map showing details of the traditional land divisions in Puna that also honors their original names.

Waimānalo health-research project success due to community participation

Waimānalo health-research project success due to community participation

Wednesday Nov 20, 2019 A research project connecting the Waimānalo community with public health and food-system researchers from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa has proven successful because of strong community participation, according to two new publications.

UH doctors find a cure for uncontrollable laughter

UH doctors find a cure for uncontrollable laughter

Tuesday Nov 19, 2019 Medical residents at the John A. Burns School of Medicine helped a man who suffered from nearly a lifelong affliction that caused him to laugh with no control over when it happened or why.

How feral pigs impact Hawai‘i’s forest ecosystems

How feral pigs impact Hawai‘i’s forest ecosystems

Friday Nov 15, 2019 The two studies attempt to balance the desire to eradicate feral pigs with the desire to maintain them for culture and recreation.