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.
May 3, 2022

HIMB Recruits Ruth D. Gates Endowed Chair Position in Coral Reef Systems (UPDATED)

Photo Credit: Elyse Butler Ruth D. Gates Endowed Chair in Coral Reef Systems Updated Application Deadline: July 15, 2022 The Hawaiʻi Institute of Marine Biology is […]
January 19, 2022

HIMB Honors Heʻeia ahupuaʻa, moʻolelo to Welcome New Director, Eleanor Sterling

Marcie Grabowski, first published on 01/11/2022 at SOEST News On the tranquil shores of Moku o Loʻe (Coconut Island) in Kāneʻohe Bay, Eleanor Sterling, the newly appointed director of the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Hawaiʻi Institute […]
January 19, 2022

$50M Gift Aims to Improve Hawaiʻi’s Ocean Health

Marcie Grabowski, first published on 01/19/2022 at SOEST News Today, the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa’s School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST) announced […]
June 22, 2022

UH hosts high school students overnight on Moku o Loʻe (Coconut Island)

UH News, first published on June 15, 2022. Oʻahu high school students spent the week on Moku o Loʻe (Coconut Island) learning about marine mammals science at a University […]
June 3, 2022

Reality ‘bytes’ the dust, UH Mānoa students conquer national hackathon

UH News, first published May 31, 2022 A University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa team of Information and Computer Sciences Department graduate students took home $10,000 as one of two winners […]
May 27, 2022

UH Awarded $20M to Support State-Wide Climate Resilience Through Data Science

SOEST News, first published May 20, 2022. The National Science Foundation has awarded the University of Hawaiʻi’s Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (Hawaiʻi EPSCoR) a five-year $20-million grant to […]
May 8, 2022

HIMB Educational Intern Continues Coral Research in Palau

UH, first published April 7, 2022 Palau is an island nation with strong ties to Hawaiʻi, a rich history of the application of traditional ecological knowledge to natural […]
March 14, 2022

Hawaiian Corals Show Surprising Resilience to Warming Oceans

Tank with combined future ocean conditions—wamer and more acidic. (Photo credit: R. McLachlan and A. Grottol) UH, first published on 3/11/2022 A long-term study of Hawaiian […]
February 16, 2022

UH Lab: Stranded Humpback Whale Calf Had Traumatic Brain Injury

(Photo credit: UH Health and Stranding Lab, NOAA Fisheries Permit #18786) UH News, first published on 2/15/2022 In response to a dead humpback whale calf near the Wailupe peninsula on Oʻahu, the […]
February 16, 2022

Fish Flow Map: From Ocean to Dinner Table

UH News, first published on 1/26/2022 The life cycles of ocean fishes—from spawning to a consumer’s dinner plate—off Hawaiʻi Island have been documented for the first time, providing […]