Event Types
Feb 09, 2017
4:30 PM – 6:00 PM

Community paramedicine is a new and evolving model of healthcare where paramedics provide onsite care to the homeless and higher risk individuals as a preventive means to reduce demand on emergency care facilities.  Paramedics work together with doctors and social service providers.  We are the first county in the State to implement this program.

Jesse Ebersole, Captain, Fire Department
Feb 15, 2017
Rotaract Club
Feb 22, 2017
Feb 25, 2017
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

They were the recipients of the Weinberg grant.

Terri Lynn Lum, Program Director
Mar 01, 2017
Dr. Michael Fitch
Mar 15, 2017

One of our new members will give a profile of herself.  Jo-Anna Herkes heads the Hilo office of the consulting firm, SSFM International.

Jo-Anna Herkes
Mar 22, 2017
Councilmember Eileen O'Hara
Mar 29, 2017

Meet the County's Director of the Department of Environmental Management who is responsible for some of the County's largest capital investment projects.  He will touch on the solid waste issues in Hilo, but focus on wastewater innovations in water-scarce Kona.

William Kucharsky, DEM Director
Apr 05, 2017

Jason is a public health educator with the Department of Health.  In our wet climate, we need to be vigilant on mosquito-borne diseases.

Jason Dela Cruz
Apr 12, 2017
HRYF Scholarship Winner
Apr 12, 2017
The mission of the Spatial Data Analysis and Visualization (SDAV) lab at UH Hilo is to
apply geospatial tools to environmental problems of local significance, and to disseminate
geospatial tools and knowledge to the larger island community through education and
outreach activities. Our lab utilizes a suite of geospatial technologies such as unmanned
aerial system (UAS) platforms, LiDAR, and hyperspectral imaging, to support ongoing
research and educational projects.
Ryan Perroy, Assistant Professor, Geography
Apr 19, 2017

The mission of Camp Agape is to share unconditional love or “Agape” love is love with the children of incarcerated adults. A student who has been to the Camp will share how the Camp has helped her.

Dawn Tavares
Apr 26, 2017
Dr. Christian Giardina, U.S. Forest Research
May 03, 2017
Leilani Soliven, Premier Benefit Consultants
May 10, 2017
Mike Carroll
May 17, 2017
Kai Kahele, State Senator
May 24, 2017
Mathis Bergay
May 31, 2017
Miyuki Lee
Jun 07, 2017
Steven Sylvester
Jun 14, 2017
Dale Tokuuke, Incoming President
Jun 21, 2017
Kevin Hopkins, President
Jun 28, 2017

Bob Mohan will provide an insider's view of a global corporation-- its corporate vision and culture, and potential plans for Hawaii.

Robert Mohan, PhD PMP, Hitachi Systems Engineering
Jul 05, 2017

Update on research and education/outreach initiatives.

Dr. Susan Jarvi and Kay Howe, UH-Hilo
Jul 12, 2017

The essence of Aloha is at the heart of Lani’s dedicated efforts to educate and inform the public on palliative and end of life choices.  It takes a village to raise a healthy community, says Lani. So building collaborative relationships with community leaders, physicians, healthcare advocates and other medical professionals is a top priority.  Through education and awareness she hopes to empower people to make informed choices that can positively affect their quality of life and those they love.

Jul 19, 2017

Judi operated her own business for many years. She earned the designation of Certified Business Consultant and has worked with both Idaho and Hawaii SBDC for a total of over 5 years.  She served 20 years in the U.S. Marines, earned a BS in Accounting, MS in Financial Management, and PhD in Adult & Organizational Learning and Leadership.  She has strong skills in finance, process improvement and strategic planning.  Her background is finance, her education is business and her passion is people.  Judi enjoys working with entrepreneurs to generate sustainable growth in their businesses.   

Judi Mellon, Hawaii Small Business Development Ctr
Jul 26, 2017
Richard Cunningham
Aug 02, 2017
Dr. Matt Platz, UH Hilo
Aug 09, 2017