Senator Majie K. Hirono visits the University of Tokyo Hawaii-West clothes Held on January 12th, it spoke with students, alumni, faculty, staff and administrators about initiatives such as sustainable food and agriculture, food security, digital media, and labor education and research.
As part of the visit, Hirono toured Hale Kuahuokala and the Student Organic Garden. Uluru: Henry my darling Juni Video Archive Hawaiiand the new Creative Media Academy (ACM) Student Production Center.
“For the past ten years, hmm West clothes We are working steadily to expand the programs, resources and support available to our students,” Hirono said in a release. “They have demonstrated a commitment to creating opportunities for quality secondary education for all students, especially those who are underrepresented.”
While Hirono toured the mara (garden), she Alby Miles, Assistant Professor of Sustainable Community Food Systems, discussed a program that prepares students for jobs in the sustainable food and agriculture sector.Hirono also spoke Manurani Arli MayerKonohiki of Kapolei O Kapolei (Director of Indigenous Education), Indrajit Gunasekarafinancial aid officers described their NiU NOW!/Uluniu Project campaign and planted ʻulu (breadfruit) trees in Uluniu Grove by māla.
her next encounter William Puet, Director of the Center for Labor Education and Research (CLEAR), which aims to provide labor education, research, and work-related programs to workers, their organizations, and the general public. CLEAR recently established a Labor Studies Certificate Program.
Then Hirono visited Uluruthe state’s official archive of moving images, spoke with staff about their digital preservation efforts by sharing audiovisual materials. Hawaiiculture, traditions and collective memory.
Finally, Hirono did a new tour ACM student production center chris leefounder and director ACM system; Sharla Hanaoka,director ACM so hmm West clothescreative media students and alumni about the work they do within the creative media education hub ACM system.
Hirono also stopped by and briefly spoke at two events held on campus. Hawaii, Guam, American Samoa, and Public Television Stations.and the Hawaii At the Food Systems Summit, attendees brainstormed food system transformation ideas and policy ideas to implement in the 2023 State Legislature.
“hmm West clothes We offer diverse programs in promising fields that can contribute to HawaiiWe will continue to support creative media and agriculture. Hawaiicolleges and universities, and the students they serve. ”
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