News items about HIMB post-docs and researchers.

September 15, 2021

Marine Expert Says More, Larger Protected Areas Needed In Hawaiʻi

Marine protected areas (MPAs) are locations designed to protect the oceans’ valuable resources. New guidelines co-authored by a University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa expert aim to assist stewards of the […]
September 14, 2021

Coral Cryopreservation For Breeding Key To Survival

Flash-frozen sperm collected from corals in Florida and Puerto Rico was used to fertilize coral eggs from hundreds of miles away in Curaçao. The juvenile corals […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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