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🌱Calling All Native Hawaiian Plant and Animal Lovers to SURF!🕊️

Did you know that KapCC is home to 9 indigenous/endemic plant gardens as well as the Manu-o-Kū, an important navigational bird that makes its home in the trees around campus? Find out more about what KapCC students are doing on campus and in our local neighborhoods to cultivate these species and how you and your students can get involved!

Spring 2022 Student Undergraduate Research Fair (SURF)
Online presentations via Google Meet
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 

Congratulations to Miku, Mike, Wendy, and Herve for all of their hard work preparing our students to be good stewards of the land!

Monday, May 2
1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Resilience Through Ecosystem Connectivity: the Role of Manu-o-Kū Poop
Meeya OʻDell
Advisor: Miku Lenentine, Ph.D.

Tuesday, May 3
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
2022 Spring Manu-o-Kū Project
Meeya OʻDell and James Lee
Advisor: Wendy Kuntz, Ph.D.

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Famine Foods for a Resilient Hawaiʻi
Tristan David
Advisor: Mike Ross, M.S.

Wednesday, May 4
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
KapCC Native Hawaiian Plant Gardens (3-part presentation)
Advisor: Herve Collin, Ph.D. and Li-Anne Delavega, M.A.

  • KCC Botanical Signage and QR inventory
    Emma Ho
  • Creating Botanical Website: Interconnecting And Interconnecting Culture And Technology
    Kaua Kalaiwaa
  • Supplementing STEM Research with Mo’olelo
    Keahi Akina

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Wailupe Valley Native Forest Restoration
Joshua Forrest, Christopher Fujimoto, David Melzack, Waylon Tang
Advisor: Mike Ross, M.S.

We have over 80 presentations on black holes, ocean sustainability, dating apps, natural disasters, and so much more! We will be posting more detailed session highlights in the KapCC News and on Instagram @kccurep and @kccstem this week. See you there!

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