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🌊 SURF Monday 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):

  • 🌬️What affects our ability to breathe? Learn about COVID-19, inflammation, and sleep apnea impact our lungs @ 10:00 am
  • 🐟Where are the fish stocks in Waikīkī and how does overfishing impact overall reef health? Hear how a student is monitoring fish populations in Waikīkī in order to determine which species are thriving @ 1:00 pm.
  • 🕊️ What does bird poop and resilience have in common? Find out why Manu-o-Kū poop can hold the key  @ 1:30 pm!

Throughout the day:

🦺What can I do to mitigate the damage to my community after a natural disaster? Today, we have presentations on the Hilo tsunami, Oregon wildfires, Kalanianaole Floods, Japan earthquake/tsunami, Texas winter storms, and coastal erosion on our shores. 

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

💖Hear Stories of Resilience from Our Kupuna: Wed, May 4 @  3 pm

Come check out how students in the Resilience Corps Leaders (RCL) program are mapping out stories of place-based resilience from kupuna and building toward a stronger community. According to the National Disaster Preparedness Training Center, resilient communities are better able to plan for and take action to mitigate the risks from hazards, increase the pace of recovery from destructive events, and adapt to changing environments. 

Spring 2022 Student Undergraduate Research Fair (SURF)
Advisor: Miku Lenentine, Ph.D
Online presentations via Google Meet
Wednesday, May 4 @  3 pm
Event Info, Sign-in, and Agenda: https://kapcc-research.wixsite.com/surf 

🎉Congratulations to Miku for cultivating compassion and curiosity in our students!

Presentations:
Micronesian Perspectives on Resilience
Winnie Canney

Resilience Across O’ahu: Programmatic Analysis of the KapCC RCL Program
Iwalani Clayton

Resilience Stories of our Kupuna: Listening to the wisdom of those who have come before us
Helen Reddy

Community Resilience on O’ahu: Action 15 Pre-engagement Pilot Study
Narfe von Semkov and Sean Priester

RCL is funded by Hawaiian Electric Company and cultivates the next generation of sustainability and resilience professionals, educators, and residents who can integrate sustainability and resilience competencies into their careers and communities. You can learn more about the program at their website: https://kapiolaniserve.weebly.com/cerene.html

We have over 80 presentations on Native Hawaiian plants and animals, 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

💧 Farm to Ocean Research in the Marine Options Program: May 2 & 4 @ 1pm

 Did you know that the Sumida Watercress Farms has had positive cultural and environmental impacts on the community as a green oasis in the middle of what has become a concrete desert?  Where are the fish stocks in Waikīkī and how does overfishing impact overall reef health? Drop-in anytime during the hour to learn about our studentsʻ research and the Marine Options Program (MOP), a certificate program thatʻs open to all majors!

Spring 2022 Student Undergraduate Research Fair (SURF)
Advisor: Mackenzie Manning, M.S.
Online presentations via Google Meet
Event Info, Sign-in, and Agenda: https://kapcc-research.wixsite.com/surf

🎉Congratulations to Mackenzie Manning for cultivating field research in these important areas in Hawaiʻi!

Presentations:

Monday, May 2, at 1 PM

  • Reef Fish Assemblages under Diverse Management Schemes in Waikiki
    Serena Harris

Wednesday, May 4, at 1 PM

  • Will Rising Salinity in Kalauao Spring Alter the Growth of Watercress?
    Kyle Kila
  • Birds of the Sumida Watercress Farm
    Alyxe (Kiana) Cadavona
  • Investigating correlations between Hawaii’s humpback whale population and El Niño events
    Shek Hong Perseus Chan

We have over 80 presentations on Native Hawaiian plants and animals, 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

🏠 3D Printed Homes and Plantation Labor in Hawai’i: Tues, May 2 @ 11am-2pm

Chaminade University and Kapiʻolani Community College started a brand new semester-long initiative called Sustained Undergraduate Research Experiences Program (SURE).  This semester, we have KapCC presentations that look to the past to critically deconstruct post-plantation nostalgia and to the future to see new housing solutions for Hawaiʻi’s houseless.

Spring 2022 SURE @ SURF 
Online presentations via Google Meet
Tuesday, May 2 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Event Info, Sign-in, and Agenda: https://kapcc-research.wixsite.com/surf

🎉Congratulations to Beau Ewan for doing a fantastic job mentoring our students this semester!

11:00 am: Michele Hanapi-Auna (KapCC)
Advisor: Beau Ewan, M.F.A.
Title: Creating a Better Future: Innovative Housing Solutions to Help Hawaii’s Homeless Population

1:00 pm: Pauwilo Look (KapCC)
Advisor: Beau Ewan, M.F.A.
Title: Nostalgic and Romanticized: Deconstructing Hawaiʻi’s Immigrant Labor Era Against the Reality of Plantation Life

1:00 pm: Kaelyn Espinda (CUH)
Advisor: Abby Halston, Ph.D.
Title: Are Dating App Users Satisfied with Their Relationships with the Utilization of Mobile Dating Apps?

We have over 80 presentations on Native Hawaiian plants and animals, 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

🌬️ Respiratory Program Presentations Monday, May 2 at 10 AM

Come check out 4 virtual presentations on COVID-19, sleep apnea, inflammation in children, and iron lung vs modern ventilators from students in the Respiratory Care Practitioner Program’s RESP 316 class. Pop in anytime throughout the hour to hear 10-15 min presentations. Great for anyone interested in health care fields and related fields!

🎉 Congratulations to Jung Kim on another successful semester mentoring students in his program!!! 

RESP 316  Student Presentations
Monday, May 2 at 10 AM on Google Meet
Advisor: Jung Kim, Ph.D., RRT, RPFT
Event Info, Sign-in, and Agenda: https://kapcc-research.wixsite.com/surf

At these session, you can learn about the following: 

  • Do you want to know how to improve oxygenation in COVID patients?
  • Ventilators are widely used for COVID patients. Are you interested in how modern ventilators have been developed?
  • Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) is newly reported worldwide. What are the symptoms and how do we manage them?
  • People with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) often develop heart failure. Do you want to know how to prevent it from happening?

Check out the presentation titles and the students in the graphic below or view it in this PDF. 

We will be posting more detailed session highlights in the KapCC News and on Instagram @kccurep and @kccstem over the next two weeks. See you there!

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