UH-Hilo faces cutbacks: students, faculty protest proposal to eliminate courses.


Hawaii News Digest, 13 October 2017, 1600 UTC, Post #15765. Source: http://www.hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/local-news/uh-hilo-faces-cutbacks-students-faculty-protest-proposal-eliminate-courses Reporter:  Kirsten Johnson ("Hawaii Tribune-Herald"). Accessed on 13 October 2017, 1600 UTC. Please click link to read the full story. Comment" A proposal to cut back and even eliminate some courses from the UH-Hilo curriculum isn't sitting well with students and faculty.  Those … Continue reading UH-Hilo faces cutbacks: students, faculty protest proposal to eliminate courses.

Birth control for rats


Hawaii News Digest, 10 October 2017, 1625 UTC, Post #15747. Source: http://hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/local-news/despite-gains-limiting-births-race-eradicate-rats-hawaii-far-over Reporter:  Jeff Hansel (Hawaii Tribune-Herald). Accessed on 10 October 2017, 1625 UTC. Please click link to read the full article. Comment: Although University of Hawaii at Hilo (UH-Hilo) researchers have successfully reduced the birth rates of rats with infertility drugs, they say the … Continue reading Birth control for rats

Mauna Kea Speakers Series continues


Hawaii News Digest, 24 August 2017, 14:45 hrs, UTC, Post #15474. Source: http://www.hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/community/maunakea-speakers-series-continues Accessed on 24 August 2017, 14:45 hrs, UTC. Please click link to read the full article. Comment: Anthropology professor Peter Mills will be today's (Thursday, 24 August 2017) guest speaker at a public information forum to be held at 7 p.m. at … Continue reading Mauna Kea Speakers Series continues

What you need to know about rat lungworm disease


Hawaii News Digest, 10 August 2017, 15:15 hrs, UTC, Post #15414. Source: http://www.hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/community/ounce-prevention-what-you-need-know-about-rat-lungworm-disease Accessed on 10 August 2017, 15:15 hrs, UTC. Please click link to read the full story. Comment: Over the past 10 years, Hawaii Island has seen a rapid increase in the number of reported cases of rat lungworm disease.  Although the disease … Continue reading What you need to know about rat lungworm disease

UH-Hilo Chancellor leaving post


Hawaii News Digest, 13 July 2017, 04:00 hrs, UTC, Post #15314. Source: http://www.hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/local-news/uh-hilo-chancellor-leaving-post-0 Accessed on 13 July 2017, 04:00 hrs, UTC. Reporter:  Kirsten Johnson. Please click link to read the full story. Comment: It's official.  UH-Hilo Chancellor Donald Straney will leave UH-Hilo to accept the position of vice president of planning and policy at UH-Manoa. … Continue reading UH-Hilo Chancellor leaving post

UH-Hilo science and technology program receives $1M in funding | Hawaii 24/7


The National Science Foundation (NSF) has released $1 million from the Centers for Research Excellence in Science and Technology (CREST) program to fund the fourth year of a climate change research… Source: UH-Hilo science and technology program receives $1M in funding | Hawaii 24/7 (http://www.hawaii247.com/2016/10/03/uh-hilo-science-and-technology-program-receives-1m-in-funding). Accessed on 04 October 2016, 16:00 hrs, UTC. Please click link … Continue reading UH-Hilo science and technology program receives $1M in funding | Hawaii 24/7

UH-Hilo eyes splitting up College of Arts and Sciences | Hawaii Tribune-Herald


The University of Hawaii at Hilo might split up its College of Arts and Sciences next year, a move hoped to improve student retention and help combat lagging enrollment campuswide. Source: UH-Hilo eyes splitting up College of Arts and Sciences | Hawaii Tribune-Herald (http://hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/local-news/uh-hilo-eyes-splitting-up-college-of-arts-and-sciences). Accessed on 23 September 2016, 16:50 hrs, UTC. Reporter:  Kirsten Johnson. Please … Continue reading UH-Hilo eyes splitting up College of Arts and Sciences | Hawaii Tribune-Herald