New era of Maunakea stewardship
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New era of Maunakea stewardship

After three decades of managing Maunakea, the University of Hawaiʻi received a wake-up call in 1998—a state auditorʻs report critical of the unversityʻs care of the mountain. This initiated a new era of stewardship of Maunakea with a focus on local community based management. This included a renewed commitment to protecting the cultural and natural resources of the mountain while…

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A tour of UH West Oahu lands
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A tour of UH West Oahu lands

>>Narrator: Kapiolani Ching, UH student: The University of Hawaii owns two pieces of property in the West Oahu area. The larger parcel is referred to as the Mauka Lands, which consist of 991-acres of mostly undeveloped land that includes a large hill that borders the property on its north side. The other borders consist of the freeway on the parcel’s…

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Summer program teaches ethnomathematics
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Summer program teaches ethnomathematics

>>Emilie Howlett, University of Hawaii at Manoa student: A group of University of Hawaii students and college and high school educators, on a 20-minute long boat ride across a glassy Kaneohe Bay. The destination: Moku o Loe or Coconut Island and the Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology. Once there, the group begins to collect algae in what is ultimately a…

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