🌊 SURF Tuesday Overview @10 am to 4 pm

Take a break, bring some snacks, and come learn something new at our 15-20 minute drop-in presentations. We are posting overviews every day during SURF in the KapCC Newsletter so you can quickly see what’s going on!  All you need to do is go to our SURF Website to sign in and check the agenda for presentation materials and links. See you there!

Spring 2022 Student Undergraduate Research Fair (SURF)
Monday, May 2 to Wednesday, May 4
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Event Info, Sign-in, and Agenda: https://kapcc-research.wixsite.com/surf

Today, our KapCC students are trying to solve the following problems (sessions are an hour unless marked):

  • 🕊️ An important navigational guide, the Manu-o-Kū makes its home on our campus, and students track their nesting habits every semester. Learn about how the Manu-o-Kū are doing and where they nest (like the parking lot!) @ 10 am.
  • Jenny Brown asks how can we sustain watersheds in a responsible manner and promote resilience @ 11 am
  •  Learn about innovative housing solutions for the houseless @ 11 am and dating and plantation nostalgia @ 1 pm in session by the CUH & KapCC research program
  • 🦟Mosquitos bugging you lately? Learn about what they like and don’t like @ 2 pm to 4 pm

Throughout the day:

🦺What can I do to mitigate the damage to my community after a natural disaster? Today, we have presentations on Hurricane Michael, Big Island eruptions, climate change, and typhoons in S. Korea. 

🌄What can I find at the center of my ahupuaʻa and does it connect to moʻolelo or community planning? Engineers map out Waikele and Waimanō today.

Contact: Li-Anne Delavega at ldelaveg@hawaii.edu or Kalei Galarita kgalarit@hawaii.edu