Nov 242014

Photo of four UH Hilo alum speaking at the Pacific Islander Youth Career Day at UH Hilo. L-R: Tulpe Insinyot (Kosrae), Andrew Polloi (Palau), Micaela Lewis Aizawa (Chuuk), Jermy Uowolo (Yap). Photo courtesy Pacific Students Media Team.

The Pacific Islander Student Center (PISC) at UH Hilo is embarking on a project to create a Wall of Inspiration of the names and information of UH Hilo alumni from throughout the Pacific Islands. Coordinated by a new Inspiration Team led by Summer Saunders from Palau and Jacob Kom from Chuuk, the goal is to transform the walls of the Center into a living testimony to those who have navigated successfully as Vulcans and have become contributing members of our respective Pacific Island nations and entities including the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI),  Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), Guam, Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI), Republic of Palau (ROP), Samoa, Tonga, etc. Our hope is to inspire current and future Vulcans of Pacific Island ethnicities to follow in the paths of success guided by the many who have graced the ground of UH Hilo. Continue reading »

Remathau Graduation 2015

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Jun 182015

The 6th Annual Remathau Graduation of 2015, held at Wow Wow Park in Kailua-Kona, Big Island. “Remathau” is an Outer Island Carolinian word meaning “people of the ocean”.

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Leonard Woods Receives Steve Holman Award for Student Success Work at UH Hilo

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Jun 052015

Len WoodsLeonard “Len” Woods, director of TRiO Student Success Programs at the University of Hawaii at Hilo — which includes the UH Hilo Upward Bound program — was awarded the Steve Holman Award at the 37th annual Western Association of Educational Opportunity Personnel (WESTOP) Conference held this spring in Santa Clara, California.

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