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 […]
August 11, 2021

Deadly Virus Discovered In Dolphin Species Found In Hawaiian Waters

HIMB’s Kristi West, lab director at UH Health and Stranding Lab, found a novel strain of morbillivirus in a Fraser’s dolphin that was stranded on Maui […]
August 6, 2021

Fish Friends Help in a Crisis

Author, Lauren Nadler (NSU) and co-author, Jacob Johansen (UH/HIMB) studied “friendship networks” in the wild using schooling coral reef fish. Read the full story on UH […]
July 4, 2021

Blue Coral’s Secret Sunscreen May Save Reefs.

Research on the Hawaiian blue rice coral by Hagadorn Lab Post Doc Mike Henley may reveal important clues as to how some corals might weather climate […]
July 4, 2021

HIMB and Marine Biology Program Graduate Student Shreya Yadav Awarded Denise B. Evans Fellowship.

Shreya Yadav, HIMB and Marine Biology Program graduate student and Member of the Madin Lab has been awarded the prestigious Denise B. Evans Fellowship in Oceanographic […]
July 4, 2021

HIMB and Marine Biology Program Graduate Student Lauren Arnold Awarded Denise B. Evans Fellowship.

Lauren Arnold, HIMB and Marine Biology Program graduate student and Member of the Donahue Lab has been awarded the prestigious Denise B. Evans Fellowship in Oceanographic Research.  […]
June 10, 2021
Photo Credit Dr. Chris Wall

Cracking The Code of Coral Reef Resilience

The Coral Resilience Lab (continuing the legacy of Ruth Gates) are using selective breeding in corals to speed up natural evolutionary processes and better understand if heat […]
May 23, 2021

Lauren Arnold, HIMB PhD Student and Member of the Pelagic Fish Lab, Awarded the GSO Merit Based Award for Mentorship for Spring 2021

Congratulations Lauren on receiving this award. Details about the award and her statement are below. The Graduate Student Organization recognizes the importance of encouraging graduate student […]