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 10, 2023

White House Selects Dr. Kawika Winter for National Panel on Ocean Policy

SOEST News, first published on August 9, 2023. The biodiversity of the world’s oceans faces many threats such as climate change, invasive species, and more. President […]
July 31, 2023

3 Students Selected for Prestigious Marine Policy Fellowship in Washington D.C.

SOEST News, first published July 24, 2023. Three graduate students from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa are spending one year focusing on critical marine policy issues in Washington, D.C. […]
July 31, 2023

New Campaign Highlights Herbivore Fishes Key to Healthy Coral Reefs

SOEST News, first published July 18, 2023. A local ʻohana of like-minded ocean lovers, scientists, water enthusiasts and fishers launched Fish Pono—Save Our Reefs, a public education campaign with […]
July 31, 2023

Marine Science Summer Program for HS students Celebrates 10 Years

SOEST News, first published July 19, 2023. A marine science summer program developed by the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Hawaiʻi Institute of Marine Biology (HIMB) is celebrating 10 years of […]
July 31, 2023

Individual Whale, Dolphin ID Using Facial Recognition Tech

SOEST News, first published July 19, 2023. A new tool uses facial recognition technology to identify individual whales and dolphins in the wild across 24 species. […]
July 31, 2023

Hedging Strategy for Coral Restoration Balances Diversity, Ecosystem Benefits

SOEST News, first published July 3, 2023 Resource managers and conservationists have been offered an innovative, new approach to selecting coral species for reef restoration. In […]
July 7, 2023

HS Students Explore at Marine Biology Camp at HIMB on Moku o Lo’e

SOEST News, first published June 7, 2023 High school students from Oʻahu, Hawaiʻi Island Maui, Molokaʻi and Kauaʻi spent 10 days on Moku o Loʻe (Coconut […]
June 6, 2023

Corals, Sharks, More Student Research Showcased at Scholarship Symposium

UH News, first published May 30, 2023 In support of student research focused on marine science, the Hawaiʻi Institute of Marine Biology (HIMB) at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa hosted […]