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

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

Watch our New PSA Video on GIS at UHMC Interested in earning the Geographic Information Systems in Ecosystem Management Certificate of Competence at UHMC? Learn about the program in this video featuring interviews with GIS Education Specialist/Instructor Sarah McLane Bryan and students discussing the benefits of learning GIS skills. This fast track program enables you to complete two required hybrid courses back-to-back

By | 2016-10-27T20:48:44+00:00 January 5th, 2015|Education, GIS Hawaii|0 Comments