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University of Hawaiʻi Hilo - Island Home
University of Hawaiʻi Hilo - Island Home
Published: 2017/03/16
Channel: uhhiloadmissions
UH Manoa to UH Hilo
UH Manoa to UH Hilo
Published: 2017/01/23
Channel: ticktocktrish
UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT HILO: PROMO
UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT HILO: PROMO
Published: 2011/07/29
Channel: hilomannewsnow
UH Hilo, Hawaii 2016
UH Hilo, Hawaii 2016
Published: 2017/02/12
Channel: Litah Campbell
PROS & CONS OF HILO, HAWAII (Things you Should Know)
PROS & CONS OF HILO, HAWAII (Things you Should Know)
Published: 2017/02/19
Channel: Ted Carr from Fruitliving
New student housing at the University of Hawaii at Hilo
New student housing at the University of Hawaii at Hilo
Published: 2013/08/21
Channel: University of Hawai‘i News
UH Hilo dorm tour and vegan college food VLOG
UH Hilo dorm tour and vegan college food VLOG
Published: 2015/08/22
Channel: Joy
UH Hilo, Hawaii 2017
UH Hilo, Hawaii 2017
Published: 2017/05/29
Channel: Litah Campbell
University of Hawaii at Hilo - International Students
University of Hawaii at Hilo - International Students
Published: 2015/12/10
Channel: Celia Del Real
Beatbox Comedy Performance - Live at the University of Hawaii at Hilo
Beatbox Comedy Performance - Live at the University of Hawaii at Hilo
Published: 2017/05/20
Channel: Jake Llaguno
UH Hilo Spring 2017 Commenvcement
UH Hilo Spring 2017 Commenvcement
Published: 2017/05/13
Channel: University Of Hawaii at Hilo
Class of 2021 UH Hilo DKICP White Coat Ceremony
Class of 2021 UH Hilo DKICP White Coat Ceremony
Published: 2017/10/09
Channel: University Of Hawaii at Hilo
Miguel
Miguel's UH Hilo Campus Life
Published: 2016/04/14
Channel: CG EE
University of Hawai
University of Hawai'i Hilo - Join us and find what inspires you.
Published: 2016/09/07
Channel: uhhiloadmissions
UH Hilo dorm tour
UH Hilo dorm tour
Published: 2014/12/01
Channel: wirelesslanai
Tour of the UH Hilo Campus
Tour of the UH Hilo Campus
Published: 2014/10/06
Channel: University of Hawaii at Hilo
Emma - Hale Kehau - Move In Day
Emma - Hale Kehau - Move In Day
Published: 2016/08/17
Channel: Noe Tanigawa
University of Hawaii at Hilo Commencement Fall 2015
University of Hawaii at Hilo Commencement Fall 2015
Published: 2015/12/19
Channel: University Of Hawaii at Hilo
Discover the University of Hawaii at Hilo Marine Science
Discover the University of Hawaii at Hilo Marine Science
Published: 2011/08/10
Channel: UniversityofHIHilo
UH Hilo Student Life Center - it happens here
UH Hilo Student Life Center - it happens here
Published: 2013/02/23
Channel: tniimi
Bigger, better bookstore opens at UH Hilo
Bigger, better bookstore opens at UH Hilo
Published: 2013/02/01
Channel: University of Hawai‘i News
UH Hilo Vulcans vs Dominican University
UH Hilo Vulcans vs Dominican University
Published: 2016/12/20
Channel: University Of Hawaii at Hilo
Parker Ranch -- UH Hilo -- HAPPY
Parker Ranch -- UH Hilo -- HAPPY
Published: 2014/05/17
Channel: Parker Ranch
'Bows beat UH-Hilo 11-9, ending series with two game split
Published: 2016/02/15
Channel: KHON2 News
University Of Hawaii Hilo Live Stream - UH Hilo vs BYU Hawaii
University Of Hawaii Hilo Live Stream - UH Hilo vs BYU Hawaii
Published: 2015/09/25
Channel: University Of Hawaii at Hilo
UH Hilo Vulcans vs Hawaii Pacific Universtiy
UH Hilo Vulcans vs Hawaii Pacific Universtiy
Published: 2016/09/22
Channel: University Of Hawaii at Hilo
UH Hilo - HAPPY - Pharrell Williams
UH Hilo - HAPPY - Pharrell Williams
Published: 2014/04/28
Channel: LavaShoot
University of Hawaii at Hilo
University of Hawaii at Hilo
Published: 2016/08/11
Channel: Hawaii Universities
UH Hilo Vulcans vs Chaminade University
UH Hilo Vulcans vs Chaminade University
Published: 2016/12/11
Channel: University Of Hawaii at Hilo
UH Hilo College of Pharmacy
UH Hilo College of Pharmacy
Published: 2013/05/03
Channel: Kyle Kumashiro
UH Hilo Girls Vulcans Softball Team vs HPU Sharks 2017
UH Hilo Girls Vulcans Softball Team vs HPU Sharks 2017
Published: 2017/05/08
Channel: Alan J Kang
Brigham Young University-Hawaii vs UH Hilo
Brigham Young University-Hawaii vs UH Hilo
Published: 2016/11/20
Channel: University Of Hawaii at Hilo
SOCCER: Hawaii-Hilo vs. Cal Baptist Men
SOCCER: Hawaii-Hilo vs. Cal Baptist Men
Published: 2017/09/22
Channel: Inland_Sports - Your Local Sports Leader
UH Hilo: Hale Ikena
UH Hilo: Hale Ikena
Published: 2015/08/22
Channel: AlisonWundaland
Hawaii Women
Hawaii Women's Basketball Highlights vs. UH Hilo (10-26-16)
Published: 2016/10/27
Channel: University of Hawaii Athletics Department - Manoa
UH Hilo International Nights 2017- Marshall Islands
UH Hilo International Nights 2017- Marshall Islands
Published: 2017/04/13
Channel: UH Hilo International
Hawaii Community College Upper Campus Tour at UH Hilo
Hawaii Community College Upper Campus Tour at UH Hilo
Published: 2011/11/01
Channel: gohawaiicc
Andy Smith University of Hawaii @ Hilo hits 7 treys 1996.wmv
Andy Smith University of Hawaii @ Hilo hits 7 treys 1996.wmv
Published: 2010/08/31
Channel: Hawaiiislandhoops
Sharpe Paine sitcom101 University Hawaii Hilo
Sharpe Paine sitcom101 University Hawaii Hilo
Published: 2017/10/02
Channel: Clinton Barricklow
THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII HILO IS A COMMUNIST STRONGHOLD. THANKFULLY IT
THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII HILO IS A COMMUNIST STRONGHOLD. THANKFULLY IT'S ON A FAR AWAY ISLAND.
Published: 2015/11/29
Channel: grindall61
University Of Hawaii Hilo Live Stream
University Of Hawaii Hilo Live Stream
Published: 2016/02/24
Channel: University Of Hawaii at Hilo
University Of Hawaii Hilo Live Stream
University Of Hawaii Hilo Live Stream
Published: 2016/04/30
Channel: University Of Hawaii at Hilo
University of Hawaii-Hilo Performing Arts Dept.
University of Hawaii-Hilo Performing Arts Dept.
Published: 2017/04/30
Channel: KittyCapPro
UH Hilo International Nights 2013 (Marshall Islands)
UH Hilo International Nights 2013 (Marshall Islands)
Published: 2013/10/11
Channel: UH Hilo International
UH Hilo Res Hall Spring 2017
UH Hilo Res Hall Spring 2017
Published: 2017/04/24
Channel: Nelda Hicks
CSAV Hawaii: The Beautiful UH-Hilo Campus
CSAV Hawaii: The Beautiful UH-Hilo Campus
Published: 2011/05/10
Channel: CenterStudyVolcanoes
Men
Men's Basketball - UH-Manoa vs UH-Hilo - 1st Half 12-8-15
Published: 2015/12/09
Channel: click2ed
UH Hilo Pharmacy School
UH Hilo Pharmacy School
Published: 2012/12/14
Channel: UniversityofHIHilo
UH Hilo Student Symposium
UH Hilo Student Symposium
Published: 2016/08/06
Channel: University Of Hawaii at Hilo
Brigham Young University-Hawaii  vs UH Hilo Vulcans
Brigham Young University-Hawaii vs UH Hilo Vulcans
Published: 2017/02/12
Channel: University of Hawaii at Hilo Vulcans
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University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo
University of Hawaii seal.png
Motto Pulelo haʻaheo ke ahi a nā lehua aʻo Hilo
(Hawaiian)
Motto in English
The flame of Hilo's lehua blossoms leaps triumphantly with pride
Type Public university
State
Established 1941 (as Hawaiʻi College)
1947 (as UH Hilo)[1]
1970 (as a four-year institution)
Endowment $180 million[2]
Chancellor Donald O. Straney
President David Lassner
Academic staff
297
Students 3,974 (Fall 2009)
Undergraduates 3,396
Postgraduates 454
Location Hilo, Hawaii, U.S.
19°41′59″N 155°04′54″W / 19.6996°N 155.0816°W / 19.6996; -155.0816Coordinates: 19°41′59″N 155°04′54″W / 19.6996°N 155.0816°W / 19.6996; -155.0816
Campus 755 acres (3.1 km2)
Colors Red and Black[3]
         
Athletics NCAA Division IIPacWest
Nickname Vulcans
Affiliations UH System
Website hilo.hawaii.edu
University of Hawaii at Hilo logo.png

The University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo or UH Hilo is a public co-educational university in Hilo, Hawaiʻi, United States.[4] It is one of ten branches of the University of Hawaiʻi system. It was founded as Hawaiʻi Vocational College (Hawaiʻi College) in 1941. In 1970 it was reorganized by an act of the Hawaiʻi State Legislature.

The university has been accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges since 1976.[5] It offers thirty-three undergraduate and three graduate degree programs, and has about 3000 students; most are residents of Hawaiʻi, but there are many international students too.

Academics[edit]

The university specializes in marine science, volcanology, astronomy, and Hawaiian studies. The Masters of Arts program in Hawaiian Language and Literature was the first in the United States to focus on an indigenous language.[6]

Colleges[edit]

Undergraduate[edit]

The University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo offers BA, BBA, BS, and BSN degrees in addition to certificates. Students can also choose minors in some programs.

Athletics[edit]

Vulcans banner

Until 1994 UH Hilo belonged to the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics or NAIA. Since 2004 it has been a member of the NCAA Division II, Pacific West Conference. It fields teams in baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, tennis and volleyball. The team name for the school is the Vulcans.[7]

Chancellors[edit]

Shared with UH West Oʻahu 1976–1997.

  • Donald O. Straney (2010–present)
  • Rose Tseng (1998–2010)
  • Kenneth Perrin (1993–1997)
  • Edward J. Kormondy (1986–1993)
  • Edwin Mookini (1975–1978)
  • Paul Miwa (1970–?)

"Hawaiʻi State University?"[edit]

There has been a growing movement throughout the last decade to separate the Hilo campus from the University of Hawaiʻi system, creating a "Hawaiʻi State University". Supporters of the separation argue that the growing Hilo campus is "shortchanged" by its sister campus in Mānoa and that being independent of the system would allow the college to grow faster, better serve the community, and draw in more money from independent sources. Opponents argue that the state is too small for competing university systems and that financial divisions between Mānoa and Hilo are fair, given that Mānoa places emphasis on research and Hilo places emphasis on teaching. There are also concerns that this movement will hurt relationships between the Hilo campus and the rest of the University of Hawaiʻi system.

A bill was introduced in the 2005 session of the House of Representatives of the Hawaiʻi State Legislature to draft legislation to spin off the Hilo campus as the independent Hawaiʻi State University. The bill was approved by the House Higher Education Committee but no hearing on the bill was planned by the House Finance Committee, effectively killing it. [8]

Points of interest at UH Hilo[edit]

University Park[edit]

Main Campus[edit]

  • University Classroom Building (UCB)
  • Marine Science Building (MSB)
  • Sciences & Technology Building (STB)
  • Edith Kanakaʻole Hall (EKH)
  • Wentworth Hall
  • Campus Center
  • Student Life Center & Pool
  • Edwin H. Mookini Library & Media Center
  • UH Hilo Student Services Building
  • UH Hilo New Gymnasium
  • UH Hilo Performing Arts Center[9]

See also[edit]

Alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  • The University of Hawaiʻi-Hilo – A College in the Making (2001) ISBN 0-8248-2495-4.

External links[edit]

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