UH leads $20M research partnership to secure Hawaiʻi’s water future


‘Ike Wai: Securing Hawai’i’s Water Future, supported by NSF EPSCoR

Hawai‘i depends exclusively on local water. The Ike Wai  project will provide data and models that address the grand challenge of water sustainability. A diverse workforce of data scientists and water researchers will work in concert with the community, government and business to inform decision makers with high-quality data and predictive capacity.  The project incorporates indigenous and local communities, and its robust, inclusive and diverse human capital pipeline of undergraduates, graduate students, postdocs and junior faculty will address water challenges at the academic and policy level. For more information, go to the Hawaiʻi EPSCoR website.