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May 22, 2021
Aeʻo waterbird

Indigenous Practices Could Assist Endangered Waterbird Recovery

Kawika Winter, HIMB, NERR Professor of Aina Studies discusses lo’i (wetland taro fields) providing waterbird habitat For full story see University of Hawaiʻi News
May 22, 2021

Rare Pygmy Killer Whales’ Deterioration Documented Using UH Drone Tech

HIMB’s Marine Mammal Research Program (MMRP) to document rapid weight loss in a group of distressed pygmy killer whales off Maui in 2019. For the full story, […]
April 21, 2021

Newly Discovered Species of Ehu Named After HIMB Faculty Member, Brian Bowen

A new species of Ehu (deep-water snapper) has been and named “Etelis boweni” after HIMB’s Brian Bowen in recognition of his contributions to studying marine fishes. […]
April 21, 2021

New 3D Mapping Technique Reveals Hidden Microbial Communities on Coral Reefs

HIMB’s Coral Resilience Lab postdoctoral researcher, Ty Roach, was recently published in Frontiers of Marine Science for using “a novel combination of state-of-the-art molecular methods with […]
April 21, 2021

A New Taxonomic Class of Oceanic Phytoplankton Named After HIMB Faculty Member, Mike Rappe

A new class of oceanic phytoplankton, Rappephyceae, has been named after HIMB faculty member, Mike Rappe. Rappephyceae is among the most abundant phytoplankton in the ocean […]
April 19, 2021

Stranded Endangered False Killer Whale Divulges a Dietary First

HIMB’s associate researcher, Dr. Kristi West, and a team of graduate students, undergraduate students, and program volunteers discovered a new popular food item for Hawaiʻi’s false […]
April 19, 2021
Aerial view of Moku o Loʻe

Crews Remove Large Whale Carcass from Waimānalo Shore, Scientists Will Study Samples

HIMB’s associate researcher, Dr. Kristi West, took advantage of a rare opportunity to harvest samples from a whale carcass that washed up on Waimānalo beach last week. […]
March 15, 2021

Maui Has The Highest Number of Tiger Sharks According to HIMB Shark Researchers

HIMB Researchers, Kim Holland and Carl Meyer, spoke with Maui News about the island’s recent shark incidents. After decades of tracking and studying sharks in Hawaiian […]