Special Interest Events at the Maui Indigenous Crop Biodiversity Festival

The Indigenous Crop Biodiversity Festival 2016 is a unique and extraordinary event that will bring together participants from around the globe to experience a week of inspiring actions, workshops, site visits, special lectures, films, music, art, food and celebration around some of the most pressing conservation and sustainability issues of our time. The ICBF will

By |2016-10-27T20:48:35+00:00August 9th, 2016|GIS Hawaii|0 Comments

New HIGICC Board Member

UHMC’s GIS Specialist, Sarah McLane Bryan, was just elected to the Hawaii Geographic Information Coordinating Council (HIGICC) Board of Directors. The HIGICC is a private non-profit organization consisting of members of Hawai'i's geospatial community. Their goal is to provide coordination of geospatial activities among a wide range of users in order to avoid duplication of

By |2016-10-27T20:48:35+00:00August 9th, 2016|GIS Hawaii|0 Comments

USGS – 3D Elevation Program – August webinars

The USGS anticipates funding another round of projects through the USGS Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for the 3D Elevation Program (3DEP).  Public webinars to share details and answer questions on the release are now scheduled for: August 11, 2016 3:00 - 4:30 pm EST August 15, 2016 1:00 - 2:30 pm EST Notice of the

By |2016-10-27T20:48:35+00:00August 9th, 2016|GIS Hawaii|0 Comments

Send off for Royce Jones of ESRI

After over 30 years of hard work and contributions to GIS and mapping in Hawaii and the Pacific, Royce Jones is taking a break and will be spending more time with his already retired wife Judy. Royce has been our ESRI Representative for Hawaii, Guam, American Samoa, CNMI, FSM, RMI and Palau! Date: Friday, August

By |2016-10-27T20:48:35+00:00August 9th, 2016|GIS Hawaii|0 Comments

GIS Initiative Executive Summary Report Now Available

This Executive Summary report explains our GIS Initiative innovations, industry networks, actionable insights and the outlook for GIS on Maui, based on a post-initiative survey conducted in the summer of 2016.  Highlights include: - 82 Certificate of Competence in GIS in Ecosystem Management awarded statewide - 131 different employers engaging directly with students through the

By |2016-10-27T20:48:35+00:00August 9th, 2016|GIS Hawaii|0 Comments

Thank You Video

Now that our GIS Initiative is done, we wanted to thank all of you who have given so much to our program and the success of our students. We hope that this short video portrays at least some of our immense gratitude to the over 130 companies who directly engaged with our students over the

By |2016-10-27T20:48:35+00:00August 8th, 2016|GIS Hawaii|0 Comments

What’s Next – for Sarah McLane Bryan

      ...for our GIS instructor, Sarah McLane Bryan? With her portion of the Rural Hawaii grant ending on June 30, 2016, Mrs. Bryan has several new projects up her sleeve. What will you be working on next? "I've owned my own GIS and project management consulting firm - The Makali'i Group - since

By |2016-10-27T20:48:35+00:00April 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Save the Date: Final GIS Showcase

Join us for our final GIS Showcase event, celebrating 2 years of the GIS in Ecosystem Management Certificate Statewide. Date: Monday May 9, 2016 Time: 5 - 8pm Location: Millhouse Restaurant, Maui Tropical Plantation FREE event for networking, new technology and to show-off our newest cohort of GIS graduates from UH Maui College!

By |2016-10-27T20:48:35+00:00April 13th, 2016|Events, GIS Hawaii, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Update from the 2016 ESRI GeoDesign Summit

Geodesign is a field of GIS and planning that combines GIS technology with community design methods in order to support healthier, smarter and more sustainable communities. Our GIS Educational Specialist, Sarah McLane Bryan, was sponsored by ESRI to attend the recent GeoDesign Summit, held at the ESRI headquarters in Redlands, California January 27-28, 2016. Over

By |2016-10-27T20:48:35+00:00April 13th, 2016|Events, GIS Hawaii, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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