Save the Date! Next GIS Showcase at Maui Ocean Center on December 14, 2015

Save the date and RSVP today for the next GIS Certificate Showcase… A Night at the Aquarium at the Maui Ocean Center on Monday, December 14, 2015 from 5-8pm. Join us first for a GIS Networking Pau Hana from 5-6pm at the Living Reef Exhibit with local Geo-Tech companies including KoaIT, Pacific Disaster Center, IUE,

By | 2016-10-27T20:48:36+00:00 November 17th, 2015|Education, Events, GIS Hawaii, What's New|0 Comments

Olowalu Beach Clean up #MauiThriving

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UhnKWQo-G_k Fall 2015 GIS students and Educational Specialist Sarah McLane Bryan show that doing a beach cleanup at Olowalu is just one way that everyone can help out their local community. Follow along on instagram & twitter @mauithriving and share your stories using the hashtag #mauithriving // #maps #GIS #UHMC #Maui #Hawaii #college #certificate

By | 2016-10-27T20:48:36+00:00 October 13th, 2015|Education, Events, GIS Hawaii, What's New|0 Comments

We Need GIS Project Ideas!

Have a project you've been meaning to get to? Can't seem to find the time or the manpower to GPS all of those locations? Our GIS Certificate students will be supervised by their GIS instructor and can help you finish those back-burner projects. Deadline to request GIS student help is Wednesday October 28, 2015. Our

By | 2016-10-27T20:48:36+00:00 October 13th, 2015|Education, Employment, GIS Hawaii, What's New|0 Comments

#MauiThriving Presents New GIS Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B5UNm-tf1WM&feature=youtu.be Educational Specialist Sarah McLane Bryan shares what she loves about teaching GIS and how students use technology to take care of our islands. Follow along on instagram & twitter @mauithriving and share your stories using the hashtag #mauithriving // #maps #GIS #UHMC #Maui #Hawaii #college #certificate Back to Home >

By | 2016-10-27T20:48:40+00:00 August 4th, 2015|Education, GIS Hawaii, What's New|0 Comments

Employer Highlight: Joe Breman of IUE

Sarah McLane Bryan, Geographic Information Education Specialist at UHMC, had the opportunity to interview International Underwater Explorations (IUE) founder Joe Breman to get a first hand look at what makes his work so interesting. Part of IUE's development team (left to right): Joe Breman, UHMC GIS alumni Jordan Moore and Dwight Baldwin, and Jorma Rodieck.

By | 2016-10-27T20:48:40+00:00 August 4th, 2015|Education, Employment, GIS Hawaii, What's New|0 Comments

Learn GIS in the Field this Fall

  We are now accepting students for the Fall 2015 semester. Earn the fast track GIS in Ecosystem Management Certificate of Competence in two, 4-week back-to-back courses.  Enroll now as registration for both courses occurs only at the beginning of the semester. GIS 150 starts August 24, 2015, and GIS 180 starts October 19, 2015.

By | 2016-10-27T20:48:40+00:00 August 2nd, 2015|Education, GIS Hawaii|0 Comments

New AEC program at Hawaii Community College

By Victor Rasgado Following the successful launch in Fall 2014 of new accelerated online Business certificates; Hawai‘i Community College (Hawai‘i CC) has added two new certificates in Geospatial Technologies and Sustainable Lot Design and Site Preparation. The Geospatial Technologies and Sustainable Lot Design and Site Preparation “course bundles” consist of four classes that begin the

By | 2016-10-27T20:48:41+00:00 July 31st, 2015|Education, GIS Hawaii, What's New|0 Comments

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