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

Watch our New PSA Video on GIS at UHMC

https://vimeo.com/116096821 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

Maui Electric switches from Hard-Copy to Mobile

Maui Electric Company (MECO) View their online Presentation here Back in 2007, MECO started looking for a new system to manage their utilities information, which was previously kept on paper maps and datasheets. Their GIS assessment criteria included (1) functionality, (2) scalability, and (3) ease of use. Projects needed to be managed by the company's

By | 2016-10-27T20:48:44+00:00 June 18th, 2014|GIS Hawaii|0 Comments

Find a Recycling Center Near You!

City & County of Honolulu Click Here to Visit Their Online Search Tool The City and County of Honolulu has developed one of the most comprehensive GIS databases for any municipality of its size. The Honolulu Land Information System (HoLIS) is an enterprise-wide system serving over 15 City Departments with land use, permit, tax, infrastructure,

By | 2016-10-27T20:48:44+00:00 June 18th, 2014|GIS Hawaii|0 Comments