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Proposed system could provide fresh water and reduce energy costs worldwide

Proposed system could provide fresh water and reduce energy costs worldwide

May 23, 2017  |  Comments
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Researchers say clean drinking water and energy cost savings might be achieved by co-locating hydro energy storage systems with reverse osmosis desalination plants.

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Summer flooding expected after water levels break 112-year record

Summer flooding expected after water levels break 112-year record

May 19, 2017  |  Comments
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The upcoming peak astronomic tides of the year, known as “king tides,” will occur around May 26, June 23 and July 21.

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UHERO forecast: County economies still growing, but slowing

UHERO forecast: County economies still growing, but slowing

May 19, 2017  |  Comments
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Prospects are good for continued growth in each of Hawaiʻi’s four counties, if at a slower pace than in recent years.

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HI-SEAS Mission V Mars simulation marks midway point

HI-SEAS Mission V Mars simulation marks midway point

May 18, 2017  |  Comments
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After four months the six crewmembers have learned to deal with challenges including communications delay, hazmat suits and dehydrated food.

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New isotope ratio mass spectrometer at UH Hilo Analytical Lab

New isotope ratio mass spectrometer at UH Hilo Analytical Lab

May 16, 2017  |  Comments
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The new spectrometer is the only one in the region and substantially increases research and student training the UH Hilo Analytical Laboratory can support.

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Water filtering technology would use 1000-times less energy than conventional methods

Water filtering technology would use 1000-times less energy than conventional methods

May 16, 2017  |  2 Comments
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A team led by UH Mānoa’s Sangwoo Shin has found a promising, inexpensive way to clean water using carbon dioxide—the study was published in Nature Communications.

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New portable testing speeds detection of rapid ʻōhiʻa death pathogens

New portable testing speeds detection of rapid ʻōhiʻa death pathogens

May 11, 2017  |  Comments
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Researchers developed a portable “lab-in-a-suitcase” for diagnostic field testing for the two species of fungal pathogens that infect ʻōhiʻa.

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UH plays significant role in the battle against rat lungworm

UH plays significant role in the battle against rat lungworm

May 8, 2017  |  Comments
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UH is assessing disease distribution, identifying carriers, experimenting with best practices for produce and reaching out to the community.

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UHERO forecast: Hawaiʻi’s economic growth continues, for now

UHERO forecast: Hawaiʻi’s economic growth continues, for now

May 5, 2017  |  Comments
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The economic outlook for Hawaiʻi remains favorable, despite tremendous uncertainty about future US policy.

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UH West Oʻahu’s Albie Miles explores vineyard ecology

UH West Oʻahu’s Albie Miles explores vineyard ecology

May 3, 2017  |  Comments
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The article is based on a two-year ecological study of wine grape vineyard in California to inform the development of new strategies for natural pest control.

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