Indigenous practices can assist recovery of endangered waterbirds

A team of interdisciplinary researchers at the University of Hawaii at Manoa and Kamehameha Schools published evidence that indigenous practices in Hawaii expand waterbird habit in the face of rising seas. HIMB's Kawika Winter, Associate Professor of Aina Sciences and Heeia NERR Reserve Manager co-authored the paper published in Anthopocene.
August 23, 2021

Eleanor Sterling Appointed As Director Of Hawaiʻi Institute Of Marine Biology

Eleanor Sterling has been appointed as the director of the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Hawaiʻi Institute of Marine Biology (HIMB) in the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST). She will […]
September 21, 2021

Coral Reef Biodiversity Predicted To Shuffle As Climate Changes

New research led by scientists at the University of Hawai‘i (UH) at Mānoa reveals that the species which dominate experimental coral reef communities shift due to […]
September 20, 2021

Applying Innovative Technologies In Marine Science

This summer, eight graduate students from across Hawaii had the incredible opportunity to participate in the HIMB field course, “Applying Innovative Technologies in Marine Science”, sponsored […]
September 16, 2021

The Art of Growing Fish

“The Art of Growing Fish” written by HIMB Community Education Program summer intern, Grace Cajski and published in Eco Magazine. Follow this link for the whole story.
September 15, 2021

Researchers Train Indonesian Scientists In Fish Reproductive Analyses

Sustainable fisheries management requires accurate stock assessments, which often depend on reliable fish life history. To build capacity in fish life history studies, a three-week Specialist Training […]
September 15, 2021

Marine Expert Says More, Larger Protected Areas Needed In Hawaiʻi

Marine protected areas (MPAs) are locations designed to protect the oceans’ valuable resources. New guidelines co-authored by a University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa expert aim to assist stewards of the […]
September 14, 2021

Coral Cryopreservation For Breeding Key To Survival

Flash-frozen sperm collected from corals in Florida and Puerto Rico was used to fertilize coral eggs from hundreds of miles away in Curaçao. The juvenile corals […]
September 14, 2021

Marine Biology Course Focuses On Place-Based Research Methods In Hawai‘i

A new course, Kūlana Noiʻi: Introduction to Place-based Research Methodologies in Hawaiʻi,  was piloted this summer as part of the Marine Biology Graduate Program (MBGP) at the University of […]
September 1, 2021

ʻOpihi Growth Patterns Influenced By Hawaiian Intertidal Environment

HIMB’s Erik Franklin is a Co-Author in this breakthrough study of the population dynamics of ʻopihi in Hawaiʻi. Read full story at UH News