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Hulikoa Kaiaulu Presentation

Anoa ai me ke aloha e Ohana-

Aliah Irvine and myself ( Lelemia) are honored to invited you to our presentation of our research at the “Kamehameha Schools Community Learning Center at Nanakuli”.

Join us as we share knowledge and celebrate higher education. Huliko’a Kaiaulu is a new scholar speaker series for the Waianae Coast Ohana to learn about topics that impacts the community and talk story.

There’s FOOD too!!

Aliah’s presentation:
Learning to use alternative preservation methods to isolate DNA from coral. Sharing mana’o about coastal ecology and conservation throughout the Hawaiian islands & abroad.

Lelemia’s presentation:
From papahulilani to our hale to the kukae treatment plant and back to the papahulihonua and papahanaumoku, Learn about wastewater and water systems.

RSVP would be greatly appreciated:
Email: kapua@ksbe.edu
Phone: 668-1517


Brought you by: Hawaiinuiakea Hawaiian School of Knoweldge (UH Manoa); Ma’o farms, and Kamehameha Schools



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Restoring Kuleana through Community-Based Research: The Hui Mālama i ke Ala ʻŪlili Website

Restoring Kuleana through Community-Based Research:

The Hui Mālama i ke Ala ʻŪlili Website


A Presentation & Workshop by Noʻeau Peralto

Tuesday, May 6.  1-2PM @ NHSS, QLC Conference Room


When done in collaboration with community and ʻāina, research can be a powerful tool in our collective efforts to reestablish our relationships and kuleana as ʻŌiwi to our ʻāina kulāiwi. In particular, this workshop will focus on the ways in which ʻāina-based research can be shared interactively with the community via website development.



A Native Hawaiian Student Services Initiative brought to you by: Hūlili

Fully funded by the U.S. Department of Education #P031W100012.

Native Hawaiian Student Services, 2600 Campus Rd, QLCSS 104, Honolulu, HI 96822

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Postdoctoral position in Aerosol Technology at Colorado State University

The Volckens Research Group at Colorado State University (spanning the Departments of Mechanical Engineering and Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences) has an opening for a post-doctoral researcher in the field of aerosol technology. The successful candidate will play a leadership role in several ongoing, multi-disciplinary research projects (funded by EPA and NIEHS) focused on the development of new sensors for aerosol and air quality monitoring, and air pollutant emissions from biomass cookstoves.
The position is full-time with a multi-year duration, contingent upon satisfactory performance and continued funding. To apply, please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and list of three references to Ms. Jean Runyan (Jean.Runyan@colostate.edu). For full consideration applications should be received by May 30, 2014; the position will remain open until filled.

John Volckens
Associate Professor

Colorado State University

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Featuring Yoza (Acoustic Soul) and the “No Rules” Summer this Thursday (May 1st) at Fresh Cafe!!

The “No Rules” summer is here!!  Join us this Thursday (May 1st) for a next-level installment of First Thursdays at Fresh Cafe!!  As always, this HawaiiSlam show will be hosted by Kealoha and will feature:

— Yoza, an accomplished singer/songwriter/musician who fuses Hip Hop, R&B and Latin influences, redefining the sound of “acoustic soul.”  From her rich, palpable ballads to her show-stopping upbeat renditions, Yoza has been featured in many articles and television performances and interviews.  She has also featured live at countless venues including the Hard Rock Café Hollywood, The Charleston, and the Waikiki Shell.
— A “No Rules” Slam. Team pieces, musical accompaniment, cover poems, props, etc are ALLOWED (poets/performers please see note at the bottom of this email). We will be running “No Rules” slams all throughout the summer, so get ready to witness all kinds of creative pieces!!
— Turntable Sorcery by DJ O-Twist (Soultimeinhawaii)
— Live painting by the resident artists (past artists include Solomon Enos, Erin McCullough, Kimi Werner, The Storekeeper, Dhyana Zagri, Stanstill, Nabahe, Wes Ka`uhane, Neal Uno, Pancho Abalos, Mike Fresh, Manny P, Patti Bruce, Aaron Char, Mark Agnir, Jeff Lum, Samantha Goldman, Earl Washington, Clinton “Clean” Haness, Sequoia, Carol Tagawa, TJ Howe, Nikila Badua, Jeremiah Skurtu, Sarah Hodges, Hanam Mun, Risa Oram, and Melissa Soriano)

First Thursdays (May 1st)
$100 Slam Poetry Competition & Open Mic
LOCATION: Fresh Cafe
831 Queen Street (between Ward Avenue and Cooke Street)
Doors & Poet Sign-In 7:30pm, Show 8:30pm
$3 before 8:30pm, $5 after
Phone: (808) 387-9664
Email: info@HawaiiSlam.com
Website: www.HawaiiSlam.com

Poets/performers: you will only need one piece to compete, as we will only be doing one round of performances. The three-minute time limit is still in effect. You do not have to break the rules to get up on the mic, but just know that you can (poet selection will be primarily random as usual). There will be 2 microphones, a CD player, a DJ with his/her equipment, a 1/8” cord for mp3 players and other audio devices, and one 1/4″ cord to plug in basic instruments. If you have more sound requirements, bring your own equipment to make it happen. That being said, you have 30 seconds to set up… do not make us wait for you!! You can be in more than one piece if you are helping someone else out with theirs.

First Thursdays is the largest registered poetry slam in the world (500+ in attendance)!! HawaiiSlam has official 501(c)(3) non-profit status through Poetry Slam Inc. Please forward to anybody who may be interested…

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Fair will highlight volunteering, service learning opportunities

Do you want to become more engaged with the community? Come check out the Service Learning Program’s Volunteer Fair this Tuesday, April 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the lawn fronting Hawaii Hall on the Varney Circle side.

The Volunteer Fair is an opportunity for students to engage with and learn about a variety of volunteering and service learning programs in the community and available through UH Manoa.

Participating organizations include:
Peace Corps
Epilepsy Foundation of Hawaii
Family Programs of Hawaii
Hawaiian Mission Houses
Life Foundation
Hui o Ko’olaupoko
Boys and Girls Club
Honolulu Community Action Program
Aloha Harvest
College of Social Sciences
Living Life Source Foundation
Hanauma Bay Education Program
Kailua Hawaiian Civic Club
and many others!

For additional information, please contact Jessica Garlock at jgt@hawaii.edu or 956-4641, or visit our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/UHServiceLearning.

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Post-doctoral Research Position in Atmospheric Chemistry and Transport Modeling, University of Colorado Boulder

Post-doctoral Research Position in Atmospheric Chemistry and Transport Modeling
April 28, 2014

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder is
seeking candidates for a post-doctoral position in atmospheric chemistry and transport
modeling within the Air/Water/Gas (AWG) Sustainability Research Network project. A
one or two-year appointment is available. The AWG project is examining the
environmental impacts of future scenarios for oil and gas development in the Rocky
Mountain Region. The successful candidate for this position will develop emissions
inventories for oil and gas production and use, and will conduct atmospheric chemistry
and transport modeling to examine the impacts of the emissions on ozone and other
secondary air pollutants.

Required qualifications include:
•  A Ph.D. in atmospheric sciences, engineering, or a related discipline;
•  Prior research experience with CMAQ, WRF-Chem, GEOS-Chem or a similar
atmospheric chemistry and transport modeling system;
•  Strong computational skills including knowledge of Fortran and ability to work
in a UNIX/Linux environment;
•  Interest in policy-relevant scientific research that considers economic and policy
drivers for future emissions scenarios;
•  Excellent writing and oral communication skills.

Prior experience with construction and modification of emissions inventories and with
use of observational data for model evaluation will also be beneficial.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and a list of three references
to Professor Jana Milford, jana.milford@colorado.edu; Department of Mechanical
Engineering, 427 UCB, University of Colorado Boulder, 80309-0427.

Review of applications will begin on May 19, 2014.

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Free wellness fair set for Tuesday along McCarthy Mall

Dear UHM students, faculty and staff,

Please join the Counseling and Student Development Center for its Wellness Across Diverse Cultures Fair on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on McCarthy Mall near Hamilton Library.

Our intention is to gather practitioners of various forms of wellness and provide the UHM community an opportunity to interact with them. We are aiming to share and exchange ideas in order to broaden the understanding of how different cultures practice ways to maintain health and cope with challenges.

The focus of this fair is overall wellness, including physical, mental and spiritual well-being.

Participants include those advocating yoga, tai-chi, meditation, tae kwon do, chiropratic, massage, salsa, zumba, music therapy, nutrition, feng-shui, reiki, psychotherapy and even comedy.

The fair is free.  We hope to see you there!