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Enhancing coastal resilience in West Maui goal of new PacIOOS grant

Enhancing coastal resilience in West Maui goal of new PacIOOS grant

July 14, 2017  |  Comments
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A $500,000 NOAA grant will enable the Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System to develop a high-resolution, real-time wave run-up forecast and notification system for West Maui’s coastline.

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Giant sea spiders use their legs as gills and their guts as hearts

Giant sea spiders use their legs as gills and their guts as hearts

July 10, 2017  |  1 Comment
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UH Mānoa’s Amy Moran and Caitlin Shishido discovered the ancient group of marine arthropods extract oxygen in a way new to science.

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Kapiʻolani students vying for national culinary championship

Kapiʻolani students vying for national culinary championship

July 6, 2017  |  Comments
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Team Hawaiʻi is competing at the 2017 Cook. Craft. Create. American Culinary Federation National Convention and Show—considered the national collegiate culinary championship.

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UH researchers help community understand and prepare for king tides

UH researchers help community understand and prepare for king tides

June 26, 2017  |  1 Comment
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More than 200 people signed up to participate in the king tides project and contributed more than 900 photographs in May.

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Nainoa Thompson: University of Hawai‘i is the most important navigator

Nainoa Thompson: University of Hawai‘i is the most important navigator

June 20, 2017  |  Comments
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Countless UH students, faculty, staff and alumni served Hōkūleʻaʻs worldwide voyage as volunteers, navigators, captains and scientific researchers.

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Navigate and sail by the stars aboard a virtual Hōkūleʻa

Navigate and sail by the stars aboard a virtual Hōkūleʻa

June 13, 2017  |  2 Comments
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LAVA students have created Kilo Hōkū, which simulates being onboard the Hōkūleʻa and allows users to navigate using the stars in a virtual setting.

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UH Honeybee Project keeps Hawaiʻi beekeeping buzzing

UH Honeybee Project keeps Hawaiʻi beekeeping buzzing

June 6, 2017  |  9 Comments
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The project does research on honeybee health, pest-management strategies and the development of “pollinator-friendly” farms.

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Largest conference of the year returns to state, due to UH faculty and students

Largest conference of the year returns to state, due to UH faculty and students

June 6, 2017  |  Comments
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UH Manoa Professor Wayne Shiroma and his former engineering students were instrumental in helping to bring this record-breaking conference back 10 years later.

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President’s June highlights and updates

President’s June highlights and updates

June 1, 2017  |  Comments
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Highlights of the president’s report include decreasing student hunger and Employee of the Year Luke Flynn.

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UH at the forefront of king tides and sea-level rise research

UH at the forefront of king tides and sea-level rise research

May 26, 2017  |  1 Comment
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The public has the opportunity to get involved documenting high water levels and related impacts through the King Tides “citizen science” project.

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