News items about HIMB staff.

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 […]
November 29, 2021

Coral Catastrophe Prompts Student’s Dedication to Marine Conservation

Witnessing a widespread coral bleaching event during the summer of 2015 sparked Mariko Quinn’s determination to conserve that which she loved. Growing up on the edge […]
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 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
April 27, 2020

Voice of the Sea: Hanauma Bay

HIMB researcher, Dr. Ku’ulei Rodgers and her lab’s research in Hanauma Bay are featured in the most recent Voice of the Sea broadcast.  To read more on the […]
April 8, 2020

Genetic Structure is Stronger Across Human-Impacted Habitats than Among Islands in the Coral Porites lobata

A new study by Kaho Tisthammer, Zac Forsman, Rob Toonen, and Robert Richmond was recently published in PeerJ. Their paper focused on how human-induced environmental stressors […]
February 14, 2020

HIMB and Partners Gather to Discuss Hawaii Coral Bleaching and Restoration

View proceedings from a two day symposium at HIMB that brought scientists and resource managers together to explore future conservation strategies. Click here for the full […]
January 16, 2020
Galapagos shark

Shark Study: Old Fishing Hooks Remain Threat to Sharks

HIMB’s Carl Meyer and team of researchers find startling data off an eight-year tiger shark study in French Polynesia. The study shows the severe impacts faced […]