Speaker Date Topic
Councilmember Eileen O'Hara Mar 29, 2017
Styrofoam Ban Bill
William Kucharsky, DEM Director Apr 05, 2017
Wastewater Reuse Initiative

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.

Ryan Perroy, Assistant Professor, Geography Apr 19, 2017
UHH Spatial Data Analysis & Visualization Lab and Climate Change Research
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.