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UH Hilo Sex Assault Awareness Month Events–April 2016

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1 in 5 women and 1 in 33 men have been sexually assaulted while in college (Krebs et al., 2007). UH Hilo’s Student Health & Wellness Programs’ Men of Strength invites you to… Continue reading

Japan~We made it there!

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We flew to Japan on Hawaiian Airlines and landed at Kansai Airport in Osaka. The plane ride was comfortable despite the feet that appeared next to my seat. The movies were available to… Continue reading

Pineapples~Perfect for Catching Up

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I was happy to have had the chance to hang out with a couple of girlfriends recently.  Our lives are so busy and it is so hard to find a date that works… Continue reading

Are You Wearing Blue Today? Education Brings Awareness Which Leads To Acceptance

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April is Autism Awareness Month which kicks off with the Autism Speaks “Light It Up Blue” campaign, bringing awareness through the color blue, on World Autism Awareness Day held every April 2nd. Blue,… Continue reading

Keeping Family Connections Alive

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One of the many reasons I like to visit Japan is to keep in touch with relatives.  It is so easy to lose touch with family members from another country who speak a… Continue reading

Kain Tayo! Filpino Culture & Identity through Food

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Thursday, April 7, 2016, 4-6 p.m., Hawai‘i CC Manono Campus – Cafeteria Kain Tayo! Let’s Eat! The Mabuhay Club of Hawai‘i Community College welcomes you to attend “Filipino Culture & Identity through Food”… Continue reading

Flying West to go to the East

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I recently took a trip with my family to Japan. Some travel prep is almost as much fun as the traveling itself.  Other travel prep can be exhausting and tedious–like packing.  One thing… Continue reading

Never Say Never to Zumba

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“I’m never doing that” is what I would exclaim for years. Dancing is just not my thing and neither is an all-cardio workout. Combining the two sounded like absolute hell. A few years… Continue reading

Car Wash Fundraiser for Sunrise Athletics

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My high-school aged son is a runner.  He enjoys participating in cross-country and track running events with his high school and with Sunrise Athletics, a local track and running club here in Hilo.  This… Continue reading

Hawaii Strategy Institute: Accelerating Student Success

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The 2016 Hawai‘i Strategy Institute: Accelerating Student Success was a two-day conference held at Kapiolani Community College that over 800 participants from University of Hawai‘i Community Colleges attended.  The participants focused on topics such… Continue reading