Stories tagged "Vol. 33 No. 3"

Enjoy jazz under the stars at Mānoa

September 2nd, 2008 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

Remember the outdoor performances in the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa’s Andrews Outdoor Theatre?

Outreach College Director of Community Services Tim Slaughter does. “Friends still rave about Peter Moon Kanakapila concerts of the 1970s and ’80s,” he says. He hopes to revive the experience with the first Mānoa Jazz Festival Sept. 26, 2008, in the amphitheatre.


Algae vs. Greenhouse Gasses

August 29th, 2008 | by Cheryl Ernst | Comments Off

What if tiny ocean organisms could whisk away excess greenhouse gasses? It’s a big idea to deal with a big problem, which is why Discovery Channel included a University of Hawaiʻi research cruise in the inaugural lineup of its new series, Discovery Project Earth.


Same-sex pairing is for the birds, at least in albatross

August 29th, 2008 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

What’s a gal to do when all the good men are taken? If she’s a Laysan albatross, she might get herself impregnated and raise the chick with the help of a female friend.


Bioenergy strategy paper wins national recognition

August 29th, 2008 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

A College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources paper was one of 13 awarded a U.S. Department of Agriculture Bioenergy Awareness Days Grand Challenge Award in June 2008.


Bacterium yields potential anti-cancer agent

August 29th, 2008 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

A molecule produced by a plant bacterium may hold the clue to safer, more effective cancer treatment.


Frustration defines complexity in new theory

August 29th, 2008 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

What do computers, the stock market, weather and the immune system have in common?


Woman’s size shouldn’t influence contraceptive counseling

August 29th, 2008 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

Although some studies suggest overweight and obese women have a higher risk of unintended pregnancy, it’s probably not due to any difference in their behavior.


Researchers shed light on dark energy and dark matter

August 29th, 2008 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

Recent research projects and publications from the Institute for Astronomy at UH Manoa.


Mission statements read masculine to college students

August 29th, 2008 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

Some engineering schools exude a culture of masculinity and hierarchy in their mission statements, an article in the inaugural issue of Journal of Diversity in Higher Education concludes.


University of Hawaiʻi gets $26 million Navy contract

August 29th, 2008 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

The Department of Defense has awarded a $26 million Navy contract to the University of Hawaiʻi’s Applied Research Laboratory.