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Another GIS Showcase Success

The Spring 2015 GIS certificate students and instructor Sarah McLane hosted a GIS Showcase on Wednesday, May 13 at the Maui Brewing Co in the Kihei Tech Park. Students presented their final GIS 180 projects to over 40 attendees from diverse industries on Maui including Agriculture, Conservation and Technology. Project topics included endemic Hawaiian tree

By | 2016-10-27T20:48:41+00:00 July 1st, 2015|Education, Employment, Events, GIS Hawaii|0 Comments

Spring 2015 Student Projects

Explore the final projects from our Spring 2015 student cohort in GIS 180: GIS Ecosystem Management. Students learned how to apply GIS skills and use ArcGIS software to create geodatabases, 2D and 3D map layers, tables and basic models. GIS student Jon Brito presenting his final project at the Spring 2015 Student Showcase at Maui

By | 2016-10-27T20:48:41+00:00 July 1st, 2015|Education, Employment, Events, GIS Hawaii|0 Comments

Intro to GIS for Farmers: Summer Class offered by the Sustainable Living Institute of Maui

Do you use Google Earth or Google Maps? Then you have used GIS—or “Geographic Information Systems”—technologies. GIS lets us visualize, question, analyze, interpret, and understand data to reveal relationships, patterns, and trends. In agriculture, GIS can reveal where the best soil types are for crops, or provide farm management tools to track harvests, watering cycles,

By | 2016-10-27T20:48:41+00:00 June 25th, 2015|Education, GIS Hawaii|0 Comments

Spring 2015 GIS Showcase on May 13 from 5-8pm

Instructor Sarah McLane and her Spring 2015 GIS certificate students are hosting a GIS Showcase on Wednesday, May 13 from 5:00-8:00pm at the Maui Brewing Co in the Kihei Tech Park. Join us to learn more about Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and how this technology can transform the way you manage and operate your business or organization,

By | 2015-04-30T16:28:35+00:00 April 30th, 2015|Education, Employment, Events, GIS Hawaii, What's New|0 Comments

1st Cohort of GIS Students Graduates!

In December, 17 students from Kauai, Maui, Molokai and Hawaii islands completed their GIS 150 and GIS 180 courses to attain the Certificate of Competence in GIS in Ecosystem Management through the University of Hawaii, Maui College. They will be the first cohort of GIS Certificate students to complete the hybrid format classes and obtain

By | 2016-10-27T20:48:41+00:00 February 3rd, 2015|Education, Employment, GIS Hawaii|0 Comments

First UHMC GIS Certificate Showcase a Success!

GIS 180 students presented their final projects during a GIS Showcase event held on December 14th at Cow Pig Bun restaurant in the Maui Research & Technology Park. We had an incredible turn-out with over 100 attendees and representatives from 30 different Maui companies that either use GIS or are hoping to in the future.

By | 2016-10-27T20:48:41+00:00 February 3rd, 2015|Events, GIS Hawaii|0 Comments

What’s Next – February 2015

By Sarah McLane Bryan, GIS Educational Specialist, UHMC First of all I wanted to say Mahalo to all of you in our local GIS community who have been supporting our efforts to build our program here at UHMC and across the state. Many of you have contributed resources, curriculum, data, fieldtrip sites, presentations and your

By | 2016-10-27T20:48:41+00:00 February 3rd, 2015|GIS Hawaii, What's New|0 Comments

BioBlitz comes to Hawaii in 2015!

I ka nānā no a ‘ike…By observing one learns Every year, the National Geographic Society (NGS) and the National Park Service conduct a “BioBlitz” in a different national park during the decade leading up to the U.S. National Park Service Centennial in 2016. During BioBlitz, teams of volunteer scientists, Hawaiian cultural practitioners, families, students, and

By | 2016-10-27T20:48:41+00:00 February 3rd, 2015|Events, GIS Hawaii|0 Comments

Lava Flow Mapping

Our GIS Team on Hawaiʻi island, as a part of our Certificate Program here at UHMC, worked with Dr. Ryan Perroy's un-manned drone project at the University of Hawaiʻi Hilo to map out the lava flow that is encroaching on Puna town. Their story was filmed by a crew on the Discovery Channel and is

By | 2016-10-27T20:48:44+00:00 February 3rd, 2015|Education, GIS Hawaii|0 Comments