Gerald De Mello and Donald Straney with M.R.C. Greenwood and Mary Wolshak
From left, university officials Randy Hirokawa, Gerald De Mello, M.R.C. Greenwood and Donald Straney; student Ashlee Kalauli; Mayor Billy Kenoi; Gov. Neil Abercrombie; Senators Gilbert Kahele and Malama Solomon; Rep. Jerry Chang; Chancellor Emeritus Rose Tseng
During the blessing for UH Hilo’s new Science and Technology building, I shared the inspiring testimony of a Native Hawaiian Big Island student who wants to be an astronomer.