PUEO STEM Fair Engages Students with Tech Careers in Hawaii

PUEO STEM Fair Engages Students with Tech Careers in Hawaii

Telescopes, robots and additive manufacturing were among the highlights of a career fair organized by PUEO’s STEM Mentorship Program at UH’s Institute for Astronomy (IFA) in Hilo last month.  Students from Keaau to Honokaa talked with scientists,...
STARS Alumnus Receives First Hokuala Scholarship

STARS Alumnus Receives First Hokuala Scholarship

Honoka’a High School senior Keilani Steele will receive the first-ever Hokuala Scholarship award to major in astronomy at a college of her choice. Steele is a PISCES Women’s STARS (STEM Aerospace Research Scholars) Program alumnus and landed the scholarship...
Former PISCES Intern Launches Science Café in Hilo

Former PISCES Intern Launches Science Café in Hilo

Photo: Event organizer Niki Thomas separates strawberry DNA for a drink concoction during Hilo’s first Science Café held at Kuku’au Studio on Nov. 17.  Early on a Friday evening, a mixed audience of college students and adults are learning about the inner workings of...