Welcome to the Keaholoa Website
E komo mai! This is the website for the Keaholoa STEM Program . By following the links you will find information about the variety of program offerings, as well as contact information.
The Keaholoa STEM Program is funded by:
The National Science Foundation
Tribal Colleges and Universities Program
The University of Hawaii at Hilo
PurposeTo increase enrollment, support, and graduation rates of Native Hawaiian students at UH-Hilo in science & mathematics disciplines, and increase familiarity and the use of related technology.
The overall goal of Keaholoa STEM Program is to increase the number of UHH students of Hawaiian ancestry who take courses or major in science, mathematics and technology fields. In Summer 2005, in partnernship with the Kipuka Native Hawaiian Student Center, Keaholoa is offering its annual Summer Intensive Tutorial in Math & Science, an academic enrichment course intended to bring students up to speed in math and chemistry. In Fall 2005, Keaholoa offers NSCI 197 'Watershed Science in Hawai`i.' Throughout the Academic Year, Keaholoa offers paid internships to Native Hawaiian students in the Sciences.