Hawaii Institute Marine Biology

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 2, 2024

AquaHack Workshop Aims to Boost Sustainable Blue Economy in Hawai’i

SOEST News, first published April 24, 2024 In an effort to advance a sustainable blue economy in Hawaiʻi, the University of Hawaiʻi Climate Resilient Aquaculture Innovation Megahub (CliRAIM) and Hatch Blue, the […]
May 1, 2024

Marine Sponge Research at HIMB Launches High Schooler to International Competition 

SOEST News, first published April 30, 2024 University Laboratory School junior Kian Sanchez conducted award-winning research on marine sponges at the Hawai‘i Institute of Marine Biology (HIMB) that […]
April 18, 2024

Could Fishponds Help With Hawaiʻi’s Sustainability?

UH News, first published April 18, 2024. Indigenous aquaculture systems in Hawaiʻi, known as loko iʻa or fishponds, can increase the amount of fish and fisheries harvested both inside and […]
April 10, 2024

Scholarships Make Science More Accessible to a Broader Audience

UH Foundation, first published April 4, 2024 Carlos Tramonte is a first-year PhD student studying marine biology at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa’s Hawaiʻi Institute […]
March 25, 2024

HIMB Faculty, Staff, and Students Participate in UH Mānoa’s “Cohort Kumukahi”, Beginning Two-Year Initiative to Become a Native Hawaiian Place of Learning

UH News, first published March 25, 2024. Link to video and sound here! Related UH News story, Oli mālama ʻāina at the heart of UH Mānoa […]
February 29, 2024

More Chances to Win Prizes by Catching Tagged Pāpio

UH News, first published February 27, 2024 About 60 specially raised pāpio (juvenile ulua, or giant trevally) were tagged and released into Maui’s Maʻalaea Harbor by University of Hawaiʻi at […]
December 26, 2023

HIMB Director Search is Underway (Accepting Applications NOW!)

Opening Date: December 20, 2023 Closing Date: Continuous until filled Nominations and applications are sought for the position of Director, Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology (HIMB), […]
December 15, 2023

José Ricardo Maceiras de Paula Wins FLAD Science Award Atlantic 2023

FLAD, first published December 6, 2023 The Luso-American Development Foundation is pleased to announce that the winner of the 4th edition of the FLAD Science Award […]