News items about HIMB faculty.

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 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
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 […]
May 22, 2021
Aeʻo waterbird

Indigenous Practices Could Assist Endangered Waterbird Recovery

Kawika Winter, HIMB, NERR Professor of Aina Studies discusses lo’i (wetland taro fields) providing waterbird habitat For full story see University of Hawaiʻi News
May 22, 2021

Rare Pygmy Killer Whales’ Deterioration Documented Using UH Drone Tech

HIMB’s Marine Mammal Research Program (MMRP) to document rapid weight loss in a group of distressed pygmy killer whales off Maui in 2019. For the full story, […]
April 21, 2021

Newly Discovered Species of Ehu Named After HIMB Faculty Member, Brian Bowen

A new species of Ehu (deep-water snapper) has been and named “Etelis boweni” after HIMB’s Brian Bowen in recognition of his contributions to studying marine fishes. […]