Education

WESTERN US AGRICULTURAL TRADE ASSOCIATION (WUSATA) FUNDMATCH WORKSHOP The County of Hawai‘i Department of Research and Development and the State of Hawai‘i Department of Agriculture are hosting this free workshop open to agribusinesses with products containing at least 50% U.S. agricultural content (exclusive of added water and packaging). Date and Time: Saturday, September 12, 2015, 9:00 a.m. until ...
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Check the Hawaii Community College’s recent press release for more information on courses and information sessions regarding new certificates. The new certificates are in Geospatial Technologies and Sustainable Lot Design.

Congratulations to WHEA’s robotics club, the Sharkbots, who earlier this Month of march 2015, ranked 24th out of 48 competitors at the First Robotics Competition on the mainland. Below, Nai’a North, WHEA sophomore and star machinist, makes final adjustments to the WHEA robot which was built to stack objects. Photo courtesy of Melanie Bondera. For more ...
Read More WHEA competes in FIRST Robotics competition

Paid internships at Hawaii observatories and companies for students at community colleges and universities in Hawaii, and students from Hawaii studying on the mainland. The Akamai Internship Program is an amazing opportunity to get work experience. Some of the students get the opportunity to work at NELHA. More than 100 Akamai interns are now in science and ...
Read More February 14, 2015 is application deadline for Akamai Internship Program Summer 2015

As part of ongoing efforts to provide placed based training, NELHA and several NELHA clients hosted approximately 20 Kealakehe STEM students on November 26. At the NELHA water chemistry laboartory, the students learned how to calibrate temperature indicators and pressure transducers to be deployed in NELHA’s pipelines.  

WHEA will be holding a Kanikaila Jam & Ho’olaule’a this Saturday October 18, 2014. See flyer for details. IMPORTANT: This event has been postponed for two weeks due to storm/hurricane Ana. The event shall take place on November 1st, 2014. Other details on the flyer remain identical.

Hawaii Community College is working with Maui’s Food Innovation Center to bring workshops on food product development and quality assurance to Waimea and Kona. Details are available on the flyer.

The plan is for the Hawaii Community College at Palmanui to be up and running next year. And they may be offering a degree in marine sciences… Find out more from West Hawaii Today.

The Institute for Scientists and Engineer Educators (ISEE) at UC Santa Cruz held its annual Akamai Workforce Initiative mentor workshop at the Waikoloa Mariott on April 25-26, 2014. Several NELHA staff members participated in the hands-on workshop to refine the two intern projects that NELHA will be offering as part of the Akamai internship program ...
Read More NELHA staff participates in ISEE Akamai Mentor Worshop