Michael Honda found that the molecular compound mimosine helps giant leucaena, a plant used as fodder, survive drought and acquire iron from the soil. He describes his research and the value of the 2020 Kai Bowden ARCS Scholar Award.
Toby Lee ARCS Scholar Award sponsor Niki Lee meets 2020 recipient Trista McKenzie to talk about the earth science scholar's use of field, lab and machine-learning techniques in her research monitoring the islands' precious groundwater.
2009 Scholar Emily Levesque provides engaging insight into astronomy and astronomers—including the transition from glass photographic plates to digital images—in presentations and her popular book The Last Stargazers. Read more
A University of Hawai‘i news video about ARCS Honolulu Chapter's contributions to the flagship Manoa research campus features 2013 scholars zoologist Raphael Ritson-Williams and bioengineer Ruthsenne Perron.