News items about HIMB students (undergraduate and graduate).

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 […]
March 10, 2021
Aerial view of HIMB

Update – 2021 Schmidt Summer Program at HIMB

Placeholder dates: May 16th to June 11th 2021 Format: 4-week intensive, on-site summer program Participants: 8 initially; up to 12 if university COVID restrictions ease and […]
June 4, 2020

The HIMB Schmidt Summer Program in Marine Science

Applying Innovative Technologies in Marine Science Important note: This year’s 2020 Schmidt Summer Program is cancelled due to the ongoing pandemic. We plan on running the program […]
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 […]
April 23, 2019

In the future, special forensic kits could help identify species and individual sharks involved in shark attacks.

Research at HIMB by Carl Meyer, Derek Kraft, and Kaylee Scidmore-Rossing was featured on Hawaii News Now ( They have developed a shark bite forensic kit […]
June 15, 2018

HIMBers Bring Home Awards from the 2018 Sharks International Conference in Brazil

Congratulations to award winners, Mark Royer and Derek Kraft! In June, students and researchers from HIMB attended the Sharks International Conference in Brazil. Over 500 people […]